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International Paper Finalizes Acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s Cellulose Fibers Business

Manik Seth
IP expects to save about USD 175 million annually in “synergies” by the end of 2018. December 2, 2016 International Paper (IP) and Weyerhaeuser have finalized the announced purchase and sale agreement for Weyerhaeuser’s Cellulose Fibers division. The deal worth USD 2.2bn in cash is said to strengthen IP’s position...

Schumacher Packaging to Spend EUR 100m on Capacity Expansion in Poland

Manik Seth
Schumacher Packaging has acquired the entire Fabryka Papieru Myszków site and will rebuild the former newsprint PM to recycled containerboard production, startup scheduled for 2019. December 5, 2016 Germany’s corrugated packaging company Schumacher Packaging is going on with its capacity expansion plans in Poland. Following the acquisition of an idled...

A Mid-way Solution to Technology Requirements in India

Manik Seth
PMP being specialist technology churner for the paper industry has a host of cost-effective yet global technology offerings fine-tuned to India’s requirement. PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) – a global provider of tissue, paper, and board technology, has been supporting pulp and paper industry for over 160 years. The company with...

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

Manik Seth
• 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 best collection procedures. January 31, 2016 IMPACTPapeRec...

Ilim Group Named Best Russian Exporter-2013

Manik Seth
July 8, 2014 Ilim Group was named the Best Russian Exporter in Pulp & Paper industry under the “Best Russian Exporter-2013”, the annual all-Russian award organized by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of the Russian Federation. In 2013 Ilim Group exported 1.8 million tons of P&P products. The company...

GAYATRISHAKTI PAPER & BOARDS LIMITED: On a Major Expansion Spree

Manik Seth
Established in 1999, Gayatrishakti Paper & Boards Limited recently recorded a turnover of Rs 400 crore. In the last fifteen years, the company has increased its production by three times. It currently manufactures, high-quality coated paper board comprising Coated Packaging Board (grey back), Silkia (white back), Blister Pack Board (grey...

Fortum, UPM and Valmet are jointly developing technology to produce advanced biomass based fuels

Manik Seth
March 11, 2014 Fortum, UPM and Valmet have joined forces to develop a new, winning technology to produce advanced high value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio liquids. The idea is to develop catalytic pyrolysis technology for upgrading bio-oil and commercialise the solution. According to several...

Preliminary Figures Indicate Paper & Board Production by CEPI Member Countries Fell by About 1.3% to 91 million tons

Manik Seth
Paper and board production by CEPI member countries fell by around 1.3% in 2013 according to preliminary figures. Total production in 2013 was around 91 million tons, over 11 million tons lower than the peak total paper production of 102 million tons in 2007. Mill and machine closures in the...

Energy savings and optimal conditions through innovative air removal

Manik Seth
Effective air and gas management is essential for high quality Paper and Board production. Complete deaeration of stock and wire water is still standard practice today with high-speed paper machines, especially those producing Printing & Writing grades. Effective air removal is also becoming more important for other grades, for example...

European Pulp & Paper Industry: 2011 Review

Manik Seth
The latest issue of CEPI’s Key Statistics, covering data for 2011 contains the key statistics necessary to give a picture of the performance of the European pulp and paper industry in 2011. The statistics included in this booklet is a compilation of the data received from the national associations, which...
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