VÄXJÖ, SWEDEN, Dec. 9, 2015 (Press Release) -Södra estimates that Storm Helga accounted for 200,000 m³sub of damage to its members' estates. This is considerably less than expected, given the wind speeds measured.toRead more
LENNINGEN, Germany,(Press Release) -In September 2015 the Heidelberg Web Carton Converting GmbH (prior Gallus Stanz- und Druckmaschinen GmbH) completed a first printing trial with Scheufelen phoenolux c1s 300 gsm.
Using the Heidelberg Inline Converting System ICS 670 the new developed carton has been printed from roll to finished die-cut within one single pass. Processing this project, two high-end providers came together which complete each other perfectly.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 15, 2015 (Press Release) -Metso will supply hundreds of valves for Kotkamills Oy's mill in Kotka, Finland, where the current printing paper machine will be rebuilt to produce high-quality and environmentally friendly consumer board grades. The new production line will be commissioned in the second quarter of 2016.Read more
VÄXJÖ, Sweden, Dec. 11, 2015 (Press Release) -Politicians should place greater emphasis on the forest as a means of tackling the climate challenges. According to a study conducted by Södra, the sustainable management of the world's production forests could yield a reduction in global emissions of up to 50 percent.
We need to significantly reduce our greenhouse gas emissions to avoid potentially irreversible effects on our planet that could put the very existence of our society at risk.Read more
STOCKHOLM, (Press Release) -Innventia, Nordic Paper and Paper Province have started a collaboration to develop the future forest-based bioeconomy. The first step is to establish an open test bed called LignoCity. Here, companies can develop and scale up technology that refines lignin to new climate-friendly fuels, chemicals and materials.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, (Press Release) -Along with the board machinery investment, special attention has also been put on the environmental issues: more than 5 MEUR additional investment in the effluent treatment plant reduces fresh water usage and improves the cleanliness of the waste water by a great deal. The supplier of this investment is a Finnish company Flootech Oy.Read more
FRANKFURT, GERMANY, Dec. 7, 2015 (Press Release) -Last Wednesday, Progroup AG, a majority-owned subsidiary of JH-Holding GmbH (B1 stable), agreed to acquire EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG’s (A3 negative) combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany for a total purchase price of €183.9 million (excluding transaction costs) and expects to complete the transaction on or around 31 December 2015.Read more
STOCKHOLM,(Press Release) - SCA has significantly improved its results in WWF’s Environmental Paper Company Index (EPCI), compared with 2013. The company improved its scores in all categories, which is a proof that SCA’s efforts to reduce its environmental impact have paid off.
The EPCI is a tool for companies that are striving for continual improvement of their environmental performance for pulp and paper production, and want to be recognized publicly for their leadership in transparency.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, (Press Release) -At the end of April 2015, Kotkamills Oy announced its investment plan to convert paper machine 2 to produce 400,000 t/a of recyclable folding boxboard and barrier board grades by midsummer 2016.Read more