MORWELL, Australia, Sept. 17, 2019 (Local News) -Australian Paper has hit back at a Victorian Greens' proposal for a 10-year moratorium on an energy from waste project at Maryvale, and plans for other similar projects in Victoria.
Victorian Greens leader Samantha Ratnam put forward the motion in parliament last week citing environmental risks and fears it could put the clamps on developing a statewide recycling industry.Read more
SAO PAULO, Sept. 10, 2019 (PPI Latin America) -Mexican packaging producer Gondi Group has ordered new software from Voith for its paper machine (PM) No.7, which is currently being built in Gondi’s packaging paper mill in Guadalupe, a city located in the Metropolitan area of Monterrey, northern Mexico.
Gondi’s PM No.7 will have capacity to produce 400,000 tonnes/yr of testliner-type packaging paper and fluting, with basis weight between 90-250 g/m². The start-up is expected occur by April 2020. After the project, Gondi’s total paper capacity will reach 1.1 million tonnes/yr.Read more
LACHENDORF, Germany, Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE has modernised the press section of its PM 5 with the installation of a Smarnip shoe press. This was the first, and most significant phase, of a two-stage conversion concept.
In addition to the key objective of optimizing the production of low weight specialty paper grades, the rebuild targeted improvements in energy efficiency and the reduction of CO2 emissions.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -SCA to build a new paper machine for the production of kraftliner at its Obbola paper mill in Umeå. The annual production in Obbola will increase from the current 450,000 tonnes of kraftliner to 725,000 tonnes to meet the growing demand for renewable packaging. The investment amount is SEK 7.5 billion.Read more
TALLAHASSEE, FL, Aug. 22, 2019 (Local News) -Georgia-Pacific provided an update to the clean-up of the Fenholloway River to the community gathered at the Tallahassee Rotary Club.
CEO Christian Fisher spoke to attendees after flying in from Atlanta.
Fisher began by showing a video, and discussing Georgia-Pacific's $1.8 billion dollar investment in Florida.Read more
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