TOKYO, March 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Crecia-Kasuga Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "Crecia-Kasuga"), a joint venture for tissue paper products established by Nippon Paper Crecia Co., Ltd. (President: Kazufumi Yamasaki; headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter "Nippon Paper Crecia"), a Nippon Paper Group company, and Kasuga Paper Industry Co., Ltd. (President: Noboru Otsuka; headquartered in Fuji-shi, Shizuoka; hereinafter "Kasuga Paper Industry") will install the No,2 paper machine following the No.1 paper machine, which commenced operation in May 2018.Read more
SYDNEY, Feb. 7, 2019 (Local News) -The owner of Victoria’s biggest paper mill has announced it will team up with waste giant Suez to build a huge energy plant powered by hundreds of thousands of tonnes of household rubbish.
Australian Paper’s proposed waste-to-energy plant at Maryvale in the Latrobe Valley would burn an estimated 650,000 tonnes a year of rubbish from Melbourne and Gippsland.Read more
LONGVIEW, WA, Dec. 11, 2018 (Longview Daily News) -The Longview Fire Department and a Nippon paper engineer investigated several complaints of a strong pulp mill odor that descended over the southern parts of the city during lunch hour Monday, according to Longview Fire Department officials.
Fire battalion chief Blake Tomlinson said the WestRock paper mill (formerly KapStone Paper and Packaging) released NCGs — harmless noncondensable gasses — just after noon, which combined with an unusual wind pattern making the smell more noticeable than normal.Read more
MT. WAVERLY, Australia, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Australian Paper is pleased to confirm that EPA Victoria has issued a Works Approval for its Energy from Waste proposal. The Works Approval Application is a key component of Australian Paper’s $7.5 million feasibility study into a $600 million EfW facility to be located at the Maryvale Mill. The study has been equally funded by the Australian Government, Victorian Government and Australian Paper.Read more
JELENIA GORA, Poland, Nov. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -In July 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract for a delivery of wet end rebuild with a new Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox, fourdrinier and reel rebuild for Australian Paper’s paper machine (PM4) located in Morwell, Australia.
It is a big pleasure to announce that PM4 with new PMP Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox, fourdrinier and reel has started up smoothly on September 10th at 4:12 am of local time. First jumbo roll appeared on the reel at 4:54 am. Two days later, machine started to produce saleable paper.Read more
TOKYO, Oct. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro; hereinafter "the Company") has completed constructing a demonstration plant at Fuji Mill (Fuji-City, Shizuoka Prefecture) for new functional materials, "MinerPa" which is a hybrid material composed of wood pulp and particulate minerals using our own unique pulp-modification technologies, as scheduled. Today, the Company held a completion ceremony for a demonstration plant.Read more
TOKYO, Sept. 20, 2018 (Financial Times) -Japan’s biggest paper manufacturers have set up crack marketing and research units to leverage global movements against disposable plastic and convince the world that a “paperised” future is more than pulp fiction.
The specially established divisions will be used to fast-track innovations that represent a paper solution to any given packaging quandary. They will also centralise the sales pitch for paper as both governments and corporations lay out their ambitions to curb plastic bags, plastic straws and other “one use” items.Read more
TOKYO, Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro; headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter "Nippon Paper Industries") and Shikoku Kakoki Co., Ltd. (President: Shigeru Ueda; headquartered in Itano-gun, Tokushima; hereinafter "Shikoku Kakoki") have developed "NSATOM", an aseptic filling system for paper packaging based on new concepts that supports filling involving particles, long fibers and high viscosity, and allows for ambient distribution. The two companies will launch "NSATOM" onto the market in 2019.Read more
GIPPSLAND, Australia , Aug. 13, 2018 (Local News) -Kerbside rubbish from Melbourne's south-east suburbs will be used to power the country's biggest paper mill under an ambitious plan by Australian Paper.
The power plant, at Australian Paper's Maryvale mill in eastern Victoria, would be the state's first large-scale waste-to-energy project, burning 650,000 tonnes of kerbside rubbish every year.
Australian Paper estimates the $600 million project would produce 225 megawatts of power and reduce the mill's greenhouse gas emissions by 500,000 tonnes per year.Read more