GRAZ, Austria, Nov. 19, 2013 (Press Release) - International technology Group ANDRITZ has started up the deinking system delivered to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) in Tamil Nadu, India. "We are very pleased that we have been able to complete this important project for TNPL and the Indian pulp and paper industry successfully thanks to ANDRITZ technologies and the good cooperation with ANDRITZ," says Mr. S. Udayasankar, Chief General Manager (Projects) of TNPL.Read more
SINGAPORE, Nov. 20, 2013 (RISI) - Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has modified its ongoing tissue paper capacity expansion plans in China and Indonesia, aiming to erect five more large machines there that each have a capacity of 60,000 tonnes/yr.
The firm initiated the ambitious tissue expansion scheme late last year. It was unveiled that 42 machines would be installed at its facilities in China and 15 units in Indonesia.Read more
CONYERS, GA, Nov. 14, 2013 (Press Release) - Pratt Industries has broken ground on a new $US44 million box factory in Ohio, which owner-chairman Anthony Pratt predicted would be an environmental showpiece for the corrugated industry.Read more
BRUSSELS, Nov. 7, 2013 (RISI) - Stora Enso will start negotiations with employee representatives today regarding potential temporary layoffs on the uncoated woodree (UWF) paper side of its Veitsiluoto mill in Kemi, northern Finland.
The negotiations concern 390 white- and blue-collar employees and should last approximately two weeks, according to shop steward Jouko Suomalainen. Any temporary layoffs may last a maximum of 90 days and would take place between early December and late June next year.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 6, 2013 (Press Release) - The Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County has substantially reduced its emissions and work continues to bring those levels even lower.
This week, the Department of Environment issued a directive to Northern Pulp that will allow the department to closely monitor the company's progress on meeting the emission limits outlined in its operating approval.Read more
SINGAPORE, Oct. 30, 2013 (RISI) - Indonesia's Sopanusa Tissue & Packaging Saranasukses is set to bring two tissue machines on stream.
They will double the total tissue capacity at its mill in Mojokerto city, about 55 km east from East Java's capital of Surabaya.
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