Ponsse’s consolidated net sales for the 1H 2020 amounted to Euro 276.4 million, which is 12.5% less than in the 1H 2019. The operating result amounted to Euro 21.8 million, compared to Euro 30.4 million.
International technology Group Andritz has received an order from AO Knauf Petroboard to install a new reeling section for the KM2 board machine at its mill in Kommunar, Russia. Start-up is scheduled for 2021.
In the first six months of 2020, Homag Group's sales revenue dropped by 13% to Euro 552 million (prior year: Euro 637 million) and order intake by 17% to Euro 493 million (prior year: Euro 591 million).
According to Acimall, the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology companies, international demand decreased 34.2% and domestic demand collapse 59.2%.
Ilim Group is finalizing its environmental project worth $91 million that involves construction of a new Evaporation Plant (EVAP 8) with the highest capacity in Russia at Ilim's Mill in Bratsk, Russia. Construction of EVAP 8 has been underway for three years (since 2017) and is scheduled to be completed in August 2020.
Raute Corporation's 2Q net sales amounted to Euro 24.4 million, compared to Euro 37 million in the 2Q 2019. Operating result for the 2Q 2020 was Euro 1 million negative and accounted for -4.2% of net sales.
While until now newsprint and magazine paper accounted for 90% of the production of Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško, its share will fall by half within three years. As a part of the already started restructuring, the new Czech owner RIDG Holding wants to reorient the company more towards the production of food p...
Mondi Syktyvkar has completed a major step in the modernisation of its power plant, with the installation of a new bark boiler at its mill in Syktyvkar, Russia. The investment in the power plant, including a new bark boiler, new steam turbine and upgrade of power distribution network, further improves the environmental...
AFM-Forest Ltd. launches the all new AFM 75 processing head model. The new AFM 75 is a tough-built processing head with high feeding power and excellent geometry for the most demanding logging operations worldwide.
Sappi Europe announces that its Alfeld site PM 3 is operational again as of the 20th of July, significantly ahead of the planned restart date. The largest area of reconstruction focused on the machine hall with limited damage to the machine. The procedures to start up PM 3 have gone to plan.
Valmet will supply the world’s largest bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) line to Guangxi Sun Paper Co., Ltd’s new Beihai mill in China. The start-up is scheduled for the 4Q 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
International technology Group Andritz has received the Final Acceptance Certificate from Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry Co., Ltd in Yancheng, Dafeng, China, for its chemi-thermo-mechanical pulping system.With a total capacity of 2,250 admt/d, this system is the largest worldwide.
Core board manufacturer Papertech exceeded the targets of production increase originally set for the rebuild of its PM1 at Tudela mill, Spain.
Andritz has successfully started up the first of two OCC lines, each with a capacity of 1,000 bdtm/d, supplied to Shandong Wamat Paper Co., Ltd., Shandong province, China. Start-up of the second OCC line is scheduled for the end of this year. Both lines produce pulp for corrugated medium as the final product.
The Esk’etemc indigenous community in Alkali Lake, British Columbia, (BC) Canada installed biomass boilers to facilitate a transition from fossil fuel community-heating to a more stable, long-term biomass heating solution.
Watermans Printers, based in Cork, Ireland, has taken delivery of an Easymatrix 106 CS (cutting and stripping) die-cutter and a Diana GO 85 folder-gluer from Heidelberg at their premises.
Mondi has commissioned a crude tall oil plant (CTO-plant) at its Syktyvkar pulp and paper mill in Russia. The new equipment allows processing of all sulphate soap generated as a by-product of the pulp production process in the mill.
Kadant Solutions, a division of Kadant Inc., announced that Bilal Mehmood has been named president. Mr. Mehmood was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Kadant Inc. and joined Kadant Solutions Division in his new capacity on July 1, 2020.
Valmet will supply pulp production upgrade technology to PT. Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper (PT TEL) in Indonesia. The delivery includes an upgrade of continuous cooking system, with a design capacity of 1,800 air dried tonnes per day, and two sets of new automatic baling equipment.
Valmet has received an order to supply wash press technology to Phoenix Pulp & Paper Public Company Limited’s (PPPC) hardwood bleached pulp plant at the Nam Pong mill, located in Khon Kaen province in Thailand.