Mondi SCP’s pulp and paper mill based in Ružomberok will start its planned annual maintenance of machinery equipment on 31 August 2019. The temporary closure will last approximately four weeks.Read more
MOSCOW, Aug. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Segezha Packaging LLC (Segezha Group, part of Sistema JSFC) continues implementation of the program for augmenting its share in strategically important segments of the industrial sack market − cement and dry mix mortars. Segezha Group has signed a contract with Windmöller & Hölscher for manufacturing and delivery of the line for production of industrial paper packaging for Segezha Packaging in Karelia. Investments in the project amount to RUB 800 million.Read more
SAO PAULO, Aug. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil’s largest packaging paper producer and exporter, won today (Aug. 13) the public bid for the warehouse at the Port of Paranaguá in Paraná. At the auction, held at the headquarters of B3 in São Paulo, the company obtained access to an area measuring 27,530 m2 for 25 years, with the possibility of renewal for another 45 years. Investments totaling around R$130 million are planned and operations are scheduled to start in 2022.Read more
BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -China’s Tangshan Tehaomei Hygiene Products has started its first tissue PM at its sole mill in Qian’an city, Hebei province.
The 25,000 tonne/yr unit churned out its first sheet of paper at the end of last month.
Designed by China’s HMEI Machinery & Engineering, the machine has a trim width of 3.55 m and a design speed of 1,300 m/min.
An identical PM is scheduled to come online at the same site soon.Read more
SAO PAULO, Aug. 6, 2019 (PPI Latin America) -WestRock’s CEO Steve Voorhees announced that the company’s new Porto Feliz box plant in Brazil is ramping up production. The company expects to have a grand opening in October, Vooches said during a conference call with investors.
“The Porto Feliz box plant is running very well. Our Valinhos box plant is largely down,” the CEO said, calling the Porto Feliz unit “WestRock's largest and most technically advanced box plant.”Read more
TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, Aug. 6, 2019 (CNW) -When we invest in Canadian businesses, our economy grows and our communities benefit. That's why the Government of Canada is investing in the development of innovative new technologies in Canada's forest sector.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , July 30, 2019 (Press Release) -As the Asia-Pacific region continues to be one of the major growth engines for aseptic carton packaging, SIG has announced investment in the region with the construction of a second production plant in Suzhou, China.Read more
ESPOO, Finland , July 23, 2019 (Business Wire) -Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Cheng Loong Corporation, CLC for a CFB steam generator for their Chupei Mill in Taiwan. Commercial operation of the new boiler is scheduled for July 2021.Read more