Valmet will deliver the world’s first two electrical folding machines for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The machines’ start-up is planned for the last quarter of 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
Andritz has received an order from Dongfang Smart Energy Co., Ltd. of Shaanxi Power Generation Group to supply two paper machine approach flow systems and LC (low consistency) refiners to its mill in Wugong County, Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the 2Q 2023.
KPA Unicon and Versowood have signed a contract on a major modernisation of the Otava sawmill in Finland. The KPA Unicon delivery includes the replacement of the old boiler with a new bio-boiler and a Unicon Bag Filter flue gas cleaning system. In addition, the plant will be equipped with the PlantSys digital service p...
The approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration marks the first time a purpose-built autonomous, electric truck without a driver on board receives public road permission.
Enviva announces the signing of a 60,000 metric ton per year, 12-year, take-or-pay off-take contract with an existing customer, a large European utility, for industrial heat generation, with deliveries expected to commence during 2026.
Cellwood Machinery will supply dispersing units for upgrading projects to Maruti Paper and Padmavati Paper in India. The start-up of the new units is scheduled for the beginning of 2023.
Brazilian wood-based panel manufacturer more than doubles its particleboard capacity in Curitibanos with new energy system and drum dryer from Dieffenbacher. The grate of the huge 84 MW energy system will have a size of 106 m² and the drum of the dryer will be 36 m long and have a diameter of 7.8 m. The new Dieffenbach...
Currently, company continue to make only a minimum amount of sales sufficient to generate enough local currency to pay employees in Russia.
Valmet will supply two Valmet IntelliTissue 1600 tissue machines for Liaoning Yusen tissue mill located in the county of Tai’an, Liaoning province, China. The two tissue lines are scheduled to be in production in the middle of 2023.
Saudi Paper Group (SPG) and Toscotec have signed an agreement of understanding for the supply of a new tissue line to be installed at SPG’s paper mill in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The tissue machine will produce 60,000 tonnes/yr of premium quality tissue.
The 1st CLT panel has been manufactured at Södra mill in Sweden. Ledinek has successfully performed the initial running of the Kontizink finger-jointer, the Stratoplan planer, and the Z- and X presses to eventually present the 1st CLT panel.
The value of Russian plywood shipments to the U.S. reached $32 million as the average price soared to $832 per m3.
BID Group has received an order from PotlatchDeltic to deliver a plant-wide modernization project at its Waldo, Arkansas operation. The investment will include upgrades to the log yard and planer, a new sawline, and a new continuous dual path dry kiln. Work on site will begin in the 3Q 2023 and be completed by the end ...
SmartMill announced the signing of a representation agreement with Finna Sensors and Dynalyse. With this agreement, SmartMill is able to represent their products in eastern Canada, North-eastern United States and South-eastern US as well.
The reduction in export volumes due to sanctions against the backdrop of rising transportation tariffs and the strengthening ruble made the production of lumber unprofitable.
Sun Paper, in close collaboration with ABB, has successfully launched another pulp mill, at the new Beihai location in Guangxi, China. ABB has installed three sets of its flagship distributed control system (DCS) ABB Ability System 800xA, two sets of mechanical pulp drive systems, four refiner motors and auxiliary high...
The RHI company, a member of the Rubner Group, has placed an order with Mühlböck. Based on the positive experience with the progressive kiln Dynamic 1003 Premium, which was put into operation in 2018, another progressive kiln of the same type from Mühlböck was chosen for the further increase in drying capacity.
Andritz has received an order from Veolia Services Suomi, a Veolia Group company, to supply a biomethanol purification plant. The plant, which will be integrated into Metsä Fibre’s bioproduct mill in Äänekoski, Finland, refines the crude sulphate methanol generated in pulp production to obtain commercial-grade biometha...
Metsä Board has awarded AFRY an assignment to deliver a digital solution, based on AFRY’s digital system platform, integrated with internal product logistics systems for its Husum mill in Sweden.
Nippon Paper Industries has established a new local subsidiary in Australia to further strengthen the liquid packaging carton business and facilitate global business expansion.