LUCCA, Italy, Feb. 17, 2014 (Press Release) - The Italian Tissue Machinery manufacturer Toscotec have been awarded a contract to deliver a major rebuild to the Spanish mill of ECOFIBRAS ARANGUREN SL., in Aranguren, Zalla Bizkaia - Spain. The rebuild has been designed to reconfigure the existing TM#5 tissue machine into Crescent Former configuration.Read more
ARMENTIERES, France, Jan. 31, 2014 (Press Release) - Bekaert Solaronics received an important order from APP for the rebuilt of the drying equipment on PM11 at PT PabrikKertas Tjiwi Kimia, Tbk, Indonesia.
The objective of the investment is to replace the existing infrared equipment by a new GemDryer® for coat drying behinda film press. This systemwill increase significantly the infrared power of the existing equipment thanks to the use of the Gem12+ emitters which ensure perfect quality and provide high drying power as well as a long lifetime.Read more
DUNDEE, Scotland, Jan. 23, 2014 (Local News) - The energy giant behind a £200 million biomass plant in Markinch has said it has no imminent plans to sell the site.
Renewable energy investor RWE has plans to scale back its spending in the UK. This means employees, local communities and regional councils are to be offered stakes in RWE projects including windfarms.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 27, 2014 (Press Release) - Valmet will deliver a complete multi-fuel boiler to Sappi Ltd's Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland. The startup of the plant is scheduled for summer 2015. The order is included in Valmet's first quarter 2014 orders received. The value of the order is not disclosed.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 10, 2014 (Press Release) - Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, is continuing its work on lowering carbon dioxide emissions and improving energy efficiency in tissue manufacturing. The Sustainable Low Carbon Tissue Manufacturing (SLCTM) project is part of Metsä Group's work on improving its energy efficiency by 10 percent by the year 2020.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 9, 2014 (RISI) - International Paper (IP) will invest Euro 20 million ($27.3 million) in new equipment in order to improve the environmental performance of its manufacturing process at its Saillat mill in France.
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GORHAM, NH, Dec. 20, 2013 (Berlin Daily Sun) - Gorham Paper and Tissue shut down production for three days over the weekend as the extreme cold temperatures spiked natural gas prices. GPT CEO Mike Cummings said about 100 employees were temporarily laid off Saturday, Sunday, and Monday as both production and shipping operations were shut down. He said some maintenance workers remained on duty.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 9, 2013 (Press Release) - In order to increase capacity, tissue quality and efficiency, Ehime Paper has rebuilt its PM 8 in Ehime prefecture in Japan. The tissue machine which has been redesigned in line with the Advantage DCT 135 Technology, smoothly came on stream at the end of August and is currently running at guaranteed design speed, 1900 m/min producing facial tissue of high quality and low basis weight.Read more