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FPTA: The Indian Paper Industry to Firmly Grow Across All Segments

Manik Seth
We are about 14.5 million tonne as of now, projection says by 2020 our consumption and production will grow up to 20 million tonne and by 2030 we should be around 26.5 million tonne. So, we are talking about 6-7 percent growth in demand which clearly doesn’t exist in other...

Valmet TwinRoll Modernizes Arkhangelsk Pulp Washing plant

Manik Seth
A few years ago, Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill in Russia set out to modernize the washing plant in their bleached pulp production line. The reasons behind the decision were increased environmental requirements and the old drum filter battery becoming obsolete. The installation of the new equipment started in summer...

Weyerhaeuser to Sell Liquid Packaging Board business to Nippon Paper Industries for USD 285 million

Manik Seth
The transaction includes one mill located in Longview, Wash., with an annual capacity of 280,000 tonnes. June 15, 2016 Weyerhaeuser Company announced an agreement to sell its liquid packaging board business to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. for USD 285 million in cash. Weyerhaeuser expects to use a substantial portion...

Valmet and Biochemtex Join Hands to Derive biochemicals From Lignin

Manik Seth
The development project will combine and adapt Valmet’s LignoBoost and Biochemtex’s Moghi technologies. May 3, 2016 Valmet and Biochemtex will start to cooperate in the field of conversion of lignin into biochemicals. The development project will combine and adapt LignoBoost and Moghi technologies. LignoBoost is Valmet’s proprietary technology for the...

APP: Giant’s Indian Voyage

Manik Seth
Standing at a mammoth 18-19 million tonnes per annum of production, a comprehensive global footprint, and a portfolio bereft of nothing related to paper, APP is sure to stir the Indian market with its presence. The Asian Paper giant, Asia Pulp & Paper, recently started its first tissue converting unit...

Stora Enso to build demonstration plant in USA

Manik Seth
September 3, 2014 Following its recent acquisition of the US-based biotechnology company Virdia, Stora Enso is investing USD 43 million in a demonstration and market development plant to be built at Raceland, Louisiana, USA. The plant will be used for industrial validation of the newly acquired extraction and separation technology...
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