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WestRock’s Montville Paper Plant to Shut Down Permanently

WestRock's Montville Paper Plant to Shut Down Permanently

The Montville mill produces about 166,000 tons of corrugated cardboard packaging per year January 13, 2016 The WestRock corrugated packing plant in Uncasville will close permanently on February 1, according to a company spokesperson. Officials from the Georgia-based company informed the 85... (Continue reading)

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USD 2.9 Bn Sinar Mas Pulp and Paper Mill to Commence Production by Mid-2016

USD 2.9 Bn Sinar Mas Pulp and Paper Mill to Commence Production by Mid-2016

The mill is touted to be the largest in Asia, boasting up to two million tons of pulp in annual capacity January 12, 2016 Sinar Mas Group, one of the Indonesia’s largest conglomerates, is on track to complete its Rp 40 trillion... (Continue reading)

Sappi North America Set for Expansion in LusterCote® Packaging Line

Sappi North America Set for Expansion in LusterCote® Packaging Line

The new heavyweight LusterCote product is available in 70, 80 and 95lbThe new heavyweight LusterCote product is available in 70, 80 and 95lb February 3, 2016 Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced... (Continue reading)

Boosting the Circular Economy: European Project to Promote Separate Paper Collection Launched

 Boosting the Circular Economy: European Project to Promote Separate Paper Collection Launched

• IMPACTPapeRec is a European project to further increase the separate collection of paper for recycling and promote appropriate schemes to avoid landfilling and incineration. • A best practice handbook will be developed to support the different EU regions in the implementation of... (Continue reading)

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Ziegler Papier to Stop Producing Paper

Ziegler Papier to Stop Producing Paper

Cites rising raw material cost, unfavorable currency, and overcapacities for decision January 14, 2016 Swiss fine and specialty paper manufacturer Ziegler Papier will discontinue paper production as of April this year. The company blames its decision on existing overcapacities, unfavourable currency rates... (Continue reading)

PAPCEL : PM press part reconstruction with installation of Shoe Press for Mariyski CBK, Russia

PAPCEL : PM press part reconstruction with installation of Shoe Press for Mariyski CBK, Russia

In 2014, PAPCEL Group Czech Republic signed a contract to supply technological parts for PM 1 for the paper concern Mariyski CBK, Russia. PAPCEL is realizing a reconstruction of the PM wet part for production of fluting/liner papers & bag... (Continue reading)

Indonesian Paper Industry to Get Tax Incentive

Indonesian Paper Industry to Get Tax Incentive

The industry employs some 2.1 million workers and contributes up to USD 6 billion in foreign exchange February 3, 2016 The Indonesian government is reviewing to give tax incentives to the paper industry. Trade Minister Saleh Husin said the paper industry has... (Continue reading)

100 Years’ Celebration for Domtar

Domtar Corporation’s Kingsport mill is celebrating its 100th year of operation in 2016 February 4, 2016 As part of its centennial celebration, Domtar’s Kingsport mill will hold a number of special events and philanthropic efforts. The Kingsport mill was a key proponent... (Continue reading)

Kemira Gets a Start-up Contract From Kotkamills in a Paper Machine Conversion Project

Kemira Gets a Start-up Contract From Kotkamills in a Paper Machine Conversion Project

The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for June 2016 February 19, 2016 Kemira has been awarded a start-up contract in the “Flying Eagle” project of Kotkamills mill in Kotka, Finland. During the project, the current magazine paper machine (PM2) will be... (Continue reading)

A.Celli Paper’s New Tissue Machine Starts Successfully at Metalicplas, Romania

A.Celli Paper's New Tissue Machine Starts Successfully at Metalicplas, Romania

The new tissue machine has a 2.800-mm width at the pope reel and a maximum speed of 1800 m/min January 22, 2016 A.Celli Paper successfully concluded the start-up of the new high-speed tissue machine with a production capacity of 34,000 tons per... (Continue reading)

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