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January 2021

AFRY awarded piping engineering assignment for SCA’s new CTMP production project in Ortviken, Sweden

January 29, 2021 - 10:21
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STOCKHOLM, Jan. 29, 2021 (Press Release) -SCA has awarded AFRY a piping engineering assignment for the Chemical Thermomechanical Pulp (CTMP) production project in Ortviken, Sweden. The assignment includes piping design of the CTMP processes, dewatering, drying and baling. The value of SCA’s investment is SEK 1.45 billion and production is expected to start at the beginning of 2023.

Mercer International gives update on Rosenthal pulp mill's journey to zero-emission vehicles

January 29, 2021 - 08:06
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NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -The pulp mill in Rosenthal has an area of about 900,000 m² and height differences of about 70 meters. Although bicycles are also used to move around the mill, motorized vehicles are required for most activities, for example to transport tools and spare parts.

The Rosenthal plant has a fleet of around 100 vehicles. Of these, approximately

Mercer International gives update on Rosenthal pulp mill's journey to zero-emission vehicles

January 29, 2021 - 08:06
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NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -The pulp mill in Rosenthal has an area of about 900,000 m² and height differences of about 70 meters. Although bicycles are also used to move around the mill, motorized vehicles are required for most activities, for example to transport tools and spare parts.

The Rosenthal plant has a fleet of around 100 vehicles. Of these, approximately

Stora Enso completes conversion of Oulu paper mill to packaging grades; converted PM in start-up phase

January 29, 2021 - 06:51

HELSINKI, Jan. 29, 2021 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has completed the conversion of its Oulu paper mill for production of packaging board. The pulp mill has been in production since mid-January and the newly converted machine is in a start-up phase. The project began in May 2019 following a decision to invest EUR 350 million, and it was completed within the budget frame. The packaging machine will now be ramped up during the first quarter and is expected to reach its designed production capacity by the end of this year.

Sappi achieves its first ever PEFC forest management certificate in South Africa

January 29, 2021 - 02:47
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JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 29, 2021 (Press Release) -Sappi Limited, a global forest products leader, is proud to announce that its South African division has been awarded the first ever Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) forest management certificate in South Africa. This achievement indicates that Sappi Southern Africa’s forest management practices meet the requirements for sustainable forest management set out in the PEFC-endorsed standard for South Africa, SAFAS (Sustainable African Forest Assurance Scheme).

Signode to showcase new automation solutions at virtual ProMat Show 2021

January 29, 2021 - 00:52

GLENVIEW, IL, Jan. 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Signode, the leading global manufacturer of a broad spectrum of automated packaging equipment, tools, and consumables, will showcase its new, complete automation solutions at the virtual ProMat Show 2021.

Signode offers tailored automation solutions that allow manufacturers of all industries, scales, and needs to maximize productivity and efficiency.

Georgia-Pacific acquires third HP PageWide corrugated press to expand Hummingbird digital printing

January 28, 2021 - 16:33

PALO ALTO, CA, and ATLANTA, Jan. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -Georgia-Pacific, a U.S. integrated packaging solutions provider, announced the expansion of its Hummingbird digital print solutions with the purchase of an HP PageWide T1190 Press, the world's highest-volume digital corrugated packaging solution.

Akzo Nobel confirms intent to acquire Tikkurila for Euro 31.25 per share

January 28, 2021 - 12:33
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Akzo Nobel N.V. has today submitted a binding proposal to the Board of Directors of Tikkurila, having completed its due diligence on the company. The proposal relates to a tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares of Tikkurila at an offer price of €31.25 per share, representing a total equity value of around €1.4 billion.

Domtar turns its manufacturing byproducts into usable products to help balance soil chemistry and increase crop yields for local farmers

January 28, 2021 - 12:16
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FORT MILL, SC, Jan. 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Turning our manufacturing byproducts into usable products is just one of the ways Domtar works to operate efficiently and responsibly. These efforts reduce costs, but they also can help balance soil chemistry and increase crop yields for local farmers. In addition, reusing byproducts keeps the material out of landfills.

In 2019, we beneficially reused 67 percent of our pulp and paper manufacturing byproducts, compared to an industry average of 46 percent.

Domtar turns its manufacturing byproducts into usable products to help balance soil chemistry and increase crop yields for local farmers

January 28, 2021 - 12:16
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FORT MILL, SC, Jan. 28, 2021 (Press Release) -Turning our manufacturing byproducts into usable products is just one of the ways Domtar works to operate efficiently and responsibly. These efforts reduce costs, but they also can help balance soil chemistry and increase crop yields for local farmers. In addition, reusing byproducts keeps the material out of landfills.

In 2019, we beneficially reused 67 percent of our pulp and paper manufacturing byproducts, compared to an industry average of 46 percent.

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