APPLETON, WI, Dec. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Copamex recently installed a complete, new Voith VariFlex winder at its Chihuahua, Mexico, facility. With the new, reliable winder, the papermaker has increased its process capacity while making improvements to the plant’s safety.
“Voith has been a great partner to us and with this recent winder installation, we’re significantly improving our production capability, reducing overall maintenance requirements and increasing safety at our mill,” said Arturo Contreras, project manager, Copamex.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Dec. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Melhoramentos Florestal to supply a high-consistency bleaching and wet lap system with a capacity of 125 admt/d to upgrade the existing thermo ground wood line at Fazenda Levantina Camanducaia, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has come out top in two categories at the prestigious Estrella del Sur Awards in Argentina.
The packaging leader’s innovative bulk tray for blueberries triumphed in both the ‘Food’ and ‘Sustainable Packaging’ categories. The tray, which is automatically assembled, eliminates the need for plastic and is made entirely from recycled cardboard.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces price increases for all polymers, inorganic coagulants and other products in North and South Americas Industry & Water segment, serving water treatment customers as well as the oil and gas industry.
The price increases will vary by product line and may be significantly higher for specific product families or geographical areas.
New prices will be effective for all deliveries of the products listed below from December 1st, 2018 or as contract terms allow.Read more
VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 8, 2018 (Press Release) -FITNIR Analyzers Inc. is excited to announce that Fibria Celulose S/A selected FITNIR Online liquor analyzer and FITNIR MC chip moisture analyzer for its Aracruz Pulp Mill in Espírito Santo state, Brazil. This is a milestone project for FITNIR as it marks its first implementation in South America.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet has expanded the operations of its service center in Sorocaba, Brazil, to include comprehensive spreader roll services. The new spreader roll workshop is ready to serve customers in the pulp, paper, board and tissue industries as of November 2018.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, Oct. 26, 2018 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Two of the largest US containerboard producers each reported 24% margins for their corrugated businesses in the third quarter and a third major dramatically increased its margin by 30% year-over-year.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A. to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for modernization and extension of the ARAUCO pulp mill in Horcones, Arauco, Chile. The order value for ANDRITZ is in the region of 300 million euros; start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.
The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes – on full EPS (Engineering, Procurement, Supervision) basis:Read more