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Production Сapacity

Pixelle Specialty Solutions LLC plans to restart a paper machine in the Chillicothe, Ohio facility. The company is investing $21 million to upgrade and restart the #24 paper machine (PM24) and plans to hire 52 full-time employees to operate and maintain it.

ABB is investing $13 million in its Installation Products Division Iberville manufacturing facility in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada, to increase production capacity and establish a research & development facility.

The new state-of-the-art pine sawmill in Rauma in Finland, owned by Metsä Fibre has moved from production test run to continuous sawn timber production. The sawmill is operating continuously in three shifts.

Wood processing company UAB Juodeliai, production unit in Marijampolė, and for the first time in the Baltic States, has been equipped with a tomograph that will allow raw wood to be used even more efficiently. This investment of over Euro 3 million.

Tolko will be rebuilding High Prairie site and replacing the existing press line following the serious press fire that occurred at the mill in spring. The project is still in the preliminary engineering phase, the early estimate is that the mill will see the first new board before the end of Q4 2023.

SCA announes that preparatory work has been underway and at the end of September/October the actual dredging work will begin. Wasa Dredging is contracted to carry out the dredging work. The entire project with a new container port is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.

Cascades announces the temporary shutdown of one of its two tissue paper machines at its St. Helens, Oregon facility. The machine has an annual production capacity of 50,000 tons of tissue made from virgin fibre. Production of the second machine, located in a separate building, is not impacted.

i4F Inc. opens in Atlanta, USA

i4F, a group of companies providing patents and technologies to the flooring industry, announced the creation of i4F Inc. with its base located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.