LUCCA, Italy, Dec. 9, 2013 (Press Release) - Toscotec with its associate Milltech have been awarded a contract to deliver a major dry-end rebuild of the L.C.Paper 1881 SA PM 2 in Besalu, Catalunya - Spain. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the second quarter of 2014.
LC Paper was formed in 1881 on the back of the Industrial Revolution and is now well regarded for its production of niche tissue products contained with two tissue machines (PM2 and PM3) annually producing 45,000 tonnes of tissue for the AfH market.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Dec. 5, 2013 (Press Release) - Innventia has been awarded a grant of SEK 3,400,000 by VINNOVA for two projects which will accelerate the development of new products from renewable resources. The test bed Swedish lignin-based carbon fibre will expand the possibilities for establishing lignin as a raw material for carbon fibre production. In addition, the development of 3D packages of paper and board can also come true thanks to a new feasibility study at Innventia.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 29, 2013 (Press Release) - Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business, the future Valmet, will supply a complete Advantage NTT tissue line to Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill (ADNPM) in the United Arab Emirates. The Advantage NTT solution represents the latest state-of-the-art tissue making technology in the industry. The future Valmet has previously sold two solutions of this kind. The first Advantage NTT machine started up in Mexico earlier this year.Read more
RIVES, France, Nov. 26, 2013 (Press Release) - After the latest announcement made for our new shoe press pilot called « FAROS »*, ALLIMAND, designer and manufacturer of paper machines and paper industry equipment based in the Rhône-Alpes region, continues its dynamic growth and strengthens its position by offering a new technology : the SC- SIZER in order to target new markets ...
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
BRUSSELS, Nov. 7, 2013 (Press Release) - Sappi has announced that it will make a significant investment over the next three years in order to build a new power plant at the Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland. The move supports Sappi Fine Paper Europe's strategic drive for cost leadership and improved profitability throughout the company.Read more
HELSINKI, Oct. 24, 2013 (Press Release) - Metso has started a global efficiency program covering its continuing operations following the demerger. The program is designed to improve Metso's cost structure and operational efficiency and is expected to yield annual savings of around EUR 100 million in operational costs by the end of 2015. The majority of this total is expected to be achieved during 2014.
According to Metso's President and CEO Matti Kähkönen, efficiency improvements are needed to secure Metso's competitiveness going forward.Read more