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.
BlueLinx Holdings Inc. announced a new distribution agreement with LP Building Solutions (LP) in Northeast U.S. markets.
According to Acimall, the Confindustria member association of wood-furniture technology companies, international demand decreased 34.2% and domestic demand collapse 59.2%.
The new plant will be installed in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The four existing energy plants in Pine Bluff will be connected to four new, identical, directly heated drum dryers type 4.2 x 24 R.
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.
The Portuguese furniture company Momento Numérico has signed a license agreement with Välinge Innovation for use of Threespine® click furniture technology.
Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the United States, announced today that it has entered into a new distribution partnership with Clampitt Paper Company, a leading privately-held paper merchant servicing customers across the Southwest United States.
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.
Massachusetts-based Atlantic Power announced an extension to the power purchase agreement (PPA) associated with its Calstock bioenergy operation in Hearst, Ontario, Canada. The 35 MW Calstock plant PPA, which was set to expire in June 2020, has now been extended to December 16th, 2020 on existing terms.
C3, one of Australia’s largest forest products logistics providers and part of Linx Cargo Care Group, has secured a multi-million dollar deal to provide log marshalling services in Portland, Victoria.
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.
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.
German containerboard manufacturer Aviretta selected Toscotec to rebuild the post dryer section of its PM4 at Ettringen mill, Bavaria. PM4 produces test liner and fluting from 60 to 130 g/m². Start-up is scheduled for the 4Q 2020.
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.
Raumaster Paper and Metsä Fibre have agreed on the delivery of an automatic sawn timber bundle handling and trailer loading system. The system will be delivered 2021 and the production is set to begin in 2022.
Drevopodnik Hausner sawmill in the Czech Republic installs a hydraulic log bandsaw equipped with a Mudata optimization system.
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.
The project engineering for Metsä Fibre’s bioproduct mill project in Kemi, Finland will start at the beginning of August 2020. AFRY has already been involved in the pre-engineering phase of the project.