HELSINKI, July 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has initiated feasibility studies for a possible cross laminated timber (CLT) unit in connection with its Ždírec mill in the Czech Republic and a new construction beam unit to be located at the Ybbs mill in Austria. Stora Enso also plans to consolidate production to increase focus on efficiency and to streamline the asset base.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, July 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, started the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process in May 2019 for the bioproduct mill planned to build in Kemi, Finland. The company filed an EIA programme in accordance with the Act on Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure with the Lapland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centre). The environmental impacts of the bioproduct mill in Kemi have been assessed based on the EIA programme.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, July 17, 2019 (Press Release) -On July 7th the A.Celli iDEAL Master Tissue Machine was successfully started-up, beginning production for the Mexican customer Blue Tissue Sapi de C.V. The new turnkey plant, which includes the two-plies slitter A.Celli E-Wind T100 rewinder, in addition to the tissue machine, integrates the existing Customer’s converting line.
The A.Celli iDEAL was installed in the Apizaco plant, in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala, with a great teamwork between the technicians of A.Celli Group and the Customer’s staff.Read more
WERNE and REMSHALDEN, Germany , July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -The Klingele Group, one of the leading independent manufacturers of corrugated base paper and corrugated cardboard packaging, opens a new logistics centre at its Werne site. It covers an area of 15,500 m2 and has now created space for over 20,000 pallets in combination with the existing warehouse capacities.
Centralised logistics saves costs and reduces CO2 emissionsRead more
BOOTLE, UK, July 12, 2019 (Press Release) -A shipping company has been fined after a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver was struck by a paper reel that was being loaded on to his trailer.
Liverpool Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 7 September 2016, an agency HGV driver working for Jenkins Shipping Company Limited at its Liverpool depot, was assisting in the loading of paper reels onto his HGV trailer, when a reel slipped from the clamp attachment of the fork lift truck being used to load the reels striking the driver’s lower body and legs. He sustained several lower limb fractures.Read more
ABU DHABI, UAE, July 15, 2019 (Press Release) -On behalf of our Managing Director Mr. Majid Rasheed, we are extremely delighted to announce the successful commissioning and startup of our new Tissue Paper machine in ICAD 2, Abu Dhabi. The 1st reel of tissue Jumbo reel was produced on 14th of July 2019.Read more
PORTLAND, ME, July 12, 2019 (Portland Press Herald) -A multi-million dollar upgrade is planned to improve performance of a critical Maine rail line and serve the state’s resurgent pulp and paper industry.Read more
TOKYO, July 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Toru Nozawa, hereinafter "the Company") was selected for constituents of the ESG investment indices as follows, based on the recognition of its efforts in the area of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance).
(1) The Company was selected for inclusion in all of the four indices*1 adopted by GPIF, the world's largest pension fund.
*1 "FTSE Blossom Japan Index"
"MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders Index"
"MSCI Japan Empowering Women Select Index (WIN)"Read more