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Mondi Frantschach Mill Orders Evaporation Plant Upgrade from ANDRITZ

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The scope of project includes two new evaporation units, a secondary surface condenser, new pumps, vapour ducts, and circulation pipes. Mondi Frantschach mill produces high-quality packaging paper, including sack kraft paper, machine-glazed specialty kraft paper, and specialty market pulp. December 29, 2021 ANDRITZ has received an order from the Mondi......
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Stora Enso to invest EUR 23 million at its Varkaus Mill in Finland

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With the investment, the flexibility of the product range and the Varkaus mill site’s total capacity will be increased by around 10 percent. While the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and the preparatory work for the investment will be immediately started, the expansion is expected to be completed by 2022-end. December......
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VPK Group Orders Grade Conversion Rebuild From Valmet

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The board machine with a 9,550-mm-wide fabric produces fluting and testliner grades with a basis weight range of 75–135 g/m2. The design speed of the new parts will be 1,300 m/min with an annual capacity of 450,000 tonnes. December 23, 2021 Valmet will supply a grade conversion rebuild to VPK’s......
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Billerudkorsnäs to Acquire Verso Corporation for USD 825 Million

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BillerudKorsnäs is aiming to convert Verso’s Escanaba Paper Mill into a world-class, sustainable, and fully integrated paperboard production site where one machine is estimated to be converted by 2025 and another by 2029. The total investment for the conversion project will be about USD 1 billion. December 21, 2021 Verso......
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Premier Packaging Launches 100 percent Easily Recyclable Paper Packaging

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The innovation enables the processing of heat-sealable paper bags and it can be incorporated in standard packaging equipment, loading and sealing, and vertical forming machinery. December 21, 2021 Scotland-based Premier Packaging has introduced – PaperLock™, an alternative to polyethylene (PE) packaging. This product, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug......
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Voith Expands Papermaking 4.0 Portfolio with Three New Apps for Paper Production

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The three digital applications are designed to optimise production in paper mills – OnEfficiency.BreakProtect, OnView.VirtualSensorBuilder and OnView.MassBalance, the three new apps on the IIoT platform OnCumulus. December 21, 2021 Voith is expanding its modular Papermaking 4.0 portfolio designed to individually optimise production with the leading digital industrial applications. The machinery......
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IBS Paper Performance Group Acquires Further Specialist for Metering Systems

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V.I.T. PapierMaschinen-Service GmbH is responsible for service and customer care for products of the V.I.T. Papertec AG in Europe. Post-acquisition, the independence of both companies will be retained – as will the well-established brand names, the team, and the know-how.  December 21, 2021 The international technology group IBS Paper Performance......
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CMPC will acquire Brazil’s Iguaçu Celulose Papel

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As a part of CMPC’s strategy to cement its position in the sustainable packaging market, the acquisition of Iguaçu has been signed for Brazilian Real 45.7 million (~USD 166.02 million. Brazil-based Iguaçu is in the business of manufacturing paper, paper and cellulose bags. December 18, 2021 Chile-headquartered pulp and paper......
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Valmet to Collaborate with Metsä Board Husum, Sweden to Expand Folding Boxboard Capacity and Sustainability

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The current folding boxboard (FBB) capacity of BM 1 is 400,000 TPA, and after the investment, it will reach 600,000 TPA. December 17, 2021 Valmet will supply a long-term performance agreement and a board machine rebuild to Metsä Board Husum, Sweden. The main goal is to increase board machine (BM......
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Smurfit Kappa Invests in Sustainable New Water Treatment Facility in Colombia

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The wastewater treatment plant uses modern technology which includes a circular self-sustaining anaerobic reactor. December 15, 2021 Europe’s leading corrugated sustainable packaging provider Smurfit Kappa has completed a two-phase upgrade of its facilities at the Barranquilla Paper Mill in Colombia. The USD 7.5 million investments included the implementation of a......