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Valmet will supply a new-generation machine vision system to ITC in India. The new Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) will be installed on ITC’s packaging board machine - BM7, replacing the existing WIS system.

Arkhbum JSC started the implementation of the first stage of the investment project in the Volga Federal District - the construction of a new corrugated board plant in Ulyanovsk, Russia. Due to the force majeure situation associated with the pandemic, the company expects to launch a new corrugated plant in March 2021.

Aurora Energy Solutions, LLC acquired Superior Pellet Fuels. Aurora Energy Solutions plans to invest in new infrastructure that will make operations more efficient and provide greater quality control.

Koskisen group is planning an extensive sawmill investment in Järvelä, Finland. The planned investment is valued at an estimated Euro 35–40 million. The intention is to make the investment decision during 2020, and the new mill would start operations in 2022.

The first folding truck in Brazil starts operating at Klabin’s planted forests in Paraná, Brazil. The folding truck is a semi-trailer designed specifically for loading wooden logs, which shrinks the second trailer, folding it on top of the first. The truck’s length shrinks from 19 meters to 15 meters, which brings seve...

Valmet will supply a new off-machine coating machine to Oji Papéis Especiais (OPE) in Piracicaba, Brazil. With the new off-machine coater PC4, OPE is seeking to increase thermal paper production capacity and strengthen its competitiveness globally, focusing on the Brazilian, South American and North American markets. T...

The Finnish company, within the strategy framework of increasing the sheeting capacity of its high-quality paper and cardboard, commissioned Pasaban to design and manufacture a highly automated cardboard sheeting machine capable of being integrated into its production process.

Jartek Invest Oy has signed a contract ¬with the Russian company ULK Group LLC for the construction of lumber handling lines to a new Pinega Sawmill plant in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia. When finished, the plant will be the largest modern sawmill plant in the world and simultaneously the largest sawmill in Northern ...

Segezha Group started construction of the new container terminal at its Lesosibirsky LDK No.1 in Russia. This project provides on time transportation for the increasing volumes of pellet fuels that are produced at KsyloTech-Syberia LLC. The construction will be completed by September 2020. The total investment in this ...

Russia's ULK Group is investing more than Euro 400 million in one of the country's biggest sawmill investments in modern times. The ambition is to have one of the world’s largest and most modern sawmills, with an annual capacity of more than 1 million cubic meters (425,000 MBF) sawn timber and 600,000 t pellets annuall...

Norske Skog will take a major step in its continued transformation towards a growing and high-margin business by converting two newsprint paper machines into renewable containerboard production. The conversions at Golbey and Bruck will introduce 765,000 tonnes of competitive containerboard capacity to meet the growing ...