PORT TOWNSEND, WA, April 20, 2017 (Press Release) -The Port Townsend Paper Corporation has been fined $30,000 by the Washington Department of Ecology for two incidents in 2016 that led to emissions from the plant bypassing its control systems.Read more
COMBINED LOCKS, WI, April 17, 2017 (Press Release) -Appleton Coated LLC (“Appleton Coated”) has entered agreements with Customized Energy Solutions (“CES”) to provide operations and dispatch support, as well as market scheduling and settlement services, for a natural gas fired co-generation facility in Wisconsin. The facility, which was purchased in December of 2016, is located at Appleton Coated’s paper mill in Combined Locks. The mill has about 600 employees and produces around 1000 tons per day of coated and uncoated printing, packaging and specialty papers.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, April 12, 2017 (Press Release) -In 2016 Sappi and Valmet agreed on a joint development project to deliver a demonstration plant to Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa in order to explore and optimize the extraction of biorenewable chemicals.
The demonstration plant was officially opened on April 5, 2017. Guests from all over the world participated in the opening ceremony which included speeches from Sappi and Valmet management representatives.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, April 11, 2017 (Press Release) -On 4th April, the South African tissue producer Hygienic Tissue started up their new MODULOPLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec.
With an annual production capacity of 27,000 tonnes, the unit will increase the total mill’s production capacity by threefold. Hygienic Tissue provides its customers with a wide range of products for hygienic use and AFH market, made from 100% virgin pulp as well as from recycled paper.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, April 10, 2017 (Press Release) -WEPA group, based in the Westphalian city of Arnsberg, announces the successful start-up of the new Toscotec’s 32,000 tpy tissue line installed at Piechowic Mill, Poland. The machine went easily in operation on 9thFebruary, eleven months after the beginning of the works and six days in advance of the official scheduled startup.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, April 10, 2017 (Press Release) -The U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s three person investigation team arrived onsite at the LoyLange Box Company to begin its assessment on Thursday April 6th. Since arriving on site the following activities and analysis have been conducted:Read more
BAILEYVILLE, ME, April 7, 2017 (PRNewswire) -Today, Woodland Pulp LLC announced its offer to convey to any interested stakeholders, at no cost, ownership of the Forest City Dam and its associated land and water rights.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, April 6, 2017 (Press Release) -A three-person investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of an incident that killed three people and injured four others on Monday, April 3 at the Loy-Lange Box Company in Saint Louis, Missouri. Two of the fatalities were members of the public.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 6, 2017 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) welcomes the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) announcement on the conditional approval of the Roadmap to end disassociation with APP. The FSC Board of Directors had given their conditional approval for the Roadmap at their 74th meeting in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, last February 2017.Read more