SINGAPORE, Nov. 5, 2013 (RISI) - China's Baoding Gangxing Paper has ordered a tissue machine from Kawanoe Zoki for its mill in Baoding city, Hebei province.
The new BF-1000-type unit, which has a width of 2.76 m and a speed of 1000m/min with a capacity of 15,000 tonnes/yr, is scheduled to come online in July 2014, according to the Japanese supplier.
The order includes a former, a Yankee dryer, and a suction roll, along with a heat recovery and monitoring system.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Oct. 28, 2013 (Press Release) - The company will focus its production capacity in the mills of Allo (Navarre) and Valls (Tarragona), the best suited mills for this purpose.
This process will mean the transfer of the converting production from the SCA mills located in Carmona and Mediona to Allo.
The company has started negotiations with the workers representatives in order to minimize the impact on the employees.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Oct. 25, 2013 (Press Release) - The NanoPro calender cover from Voith has had a great start at Laakirchen Papier AG, part of the Heinzel Group, helping to underpin the paper mill's success. With its two SC paper machines, Laakirchen Papier is regarded as a benchmark for high-quality magazine paper.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 15, 2013 (RISI) - SCA has launched two tissue converting lines at its Sovetsk mill in the Tula region of western Russia. The PCMC-supplied lines will convert paper into tissues, toilet paper and kitchen towels under the Tork and Zewa brands.
The investment is part of SCA's Euro 130 million ($176 million) project which also includes a new 60,000 tonne/yr tissue PM and warehouses in Sovetsk.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct. 18, 2013 (RISI) - Ilim Group has received an order from the office of the Bratsk public prosecutor to install a back-up flare burner at its Bratsk pulp and paper mill to ensure that toxic emissions are burned in the event of a shutoff of the main equipment.
This follows an accident at the mill on September 11 when odor emissions were discharged into the atmosphere during an unexpected temporary shutdown of Bratsk's cogeneration plant.Read more
PORVOO, Finland, Oct. 9, 2013 (Press Release) - In the last four weeks, innovative roll handling equipment supplier MoveRoll has received several orders for horizontal conveyors, turntables, and centralizing modules. The orders will be shipped to paper mills in Texas, Ohio, and Georgia before the end of 2013.
"I am very pleased to see that our new and innovative technology has been very well received by paper mills and system suppliers in North America. Getting this kind of acceptance is a proof of the high quality of our products." says Mikko Rantanen, CEO of MoveRoll.Read more
MOSCOW, Oct. 9, 2013 (PRNewswire) - Honeywell announced today that it has been selected to provide the process control system for a new pulp mill under construction in the Chita region of southeast Russia - the first greenfield pulp mill to be built in Russia in 35 years.Read more