SUNDSVALL, Sweden , April 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Global packaging leader Smurfit Kappa is investing in a series of upgrades to its flagship kraftliner mill in Piteå, Sweden.
The project will focus on increasing the sustainability and efficiency of both its cooking plant and recovery boiler. Other developments planned for the mill include the installation of high-spec purification filters and an advanced combustion system. The work will be carried out during a planned 15-day closure of the mill next month.Read more
HELSINKI, March 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso starts co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland regarding a plan to convert the paper mill into packaging board production and the closure of paper machine 6 and a sheeting plant. The planned change could result in a reduction of a maximum of 400 employees at the mill. The decision on the potential conversion will be made by the Stora Enso Board of Directors during the first half of 2019 after the co-determination process has been completed.Read more
PITTEN, Austria, March 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Hamburger Containerboard will reduce its output in March 2019 by 6.000 tonnes of RCCM due to planned maintenance.
Hamburger Hungaria and Hamburger Austria will be the affected mills the company advises.
The Hamburger Containerboard Division operates seven paper mills in four countries with 2 Mio tonnes of produced container board per year.
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OAKLAND, CA, Feb. 15, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -A fifth consecutive price drop on monthly US unbleached kraft linerboard appeared in place this week, with contacts claiming that levels fell once again to Mexico, South and Central America, China, and southern Europe.Read more
LUCKNOW, India , Jan. 9, 2019 (Local News) -The Yogi Adityanath-led government has given a notice to almost 60 factories in Western Uttar Pradesh for offloading their waste in Ganga and Yamuna rivers, causing widespread water pollution. The decision, taken ahead of the Ardh Kumbh Mela from January 14 to March 4, has created some tension in the area as it has disrupted work in sugarcane and paper mill as well as in distilleries.Read more
EVERETT, WA, Dec. 26, 2018 (Local News) -An empty expanse of gravel yawns on the Everett waterfront, where generations of workers once toiled in a thrumming paper mill.
There are new signs that industry could stir back to life at the former Kimberly-Clark site.Read more
VAREL, Germany , Nov. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -As public holidays during the end of the year 2018 are challenging for logistic reasons (limited transport-/warehouse capacity as well as limited number of loading days), VAREL is going to take downtime on all four machines (Containerboard + Cartonboard) during Xmas and the turn of the year. Furthermore already end of last year projected maintenance services for 2018 have to be completed during these days without production.Read more
ALTAVILLA VICENTINA, Italy, Nov. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Burgo Group will stop Avezzano recycled containerboard production for maintenance due to Christmas period.
Our sales department will contact all customers accordingly.Read more