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Progroup Takes Over Sappi Plant to Create New Circular Economy Site 

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Progroup plans to establish a state-of-the-art plant for sustainable production of containerboard using only recovered paper as raw material. Jun 6, 2024 One of the leading manufacturers of containerboard and corrugated board in Europe, Progroup AG, has taken over the site of Sappi Stockstadt GMBH. This is the company’s first......
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Sappi Signs 175GWh PA Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreement with Enpower Trading

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Under the Power Purchase Agreement, Enpower Trading will supply Sappi with a utility-scale renewable power solution over a five-year period in South Africa, reducing Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions of Sappi Southern Africa by 6 percent and 4 percent, respectively.   May 21, 2024 In a positive move to reduce......
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Sappi Invests USD 418 Million to Convert US Paper Machine to Board Production

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The company says the move will add up to 470,000 tons more of annual solid bleached sulphate (SBS) capacity to the United States paperboard market. Apr 15, 2024 South Africa-based packaging manufacturer Sappi has announced that it is undertaking a conversion process from graphic paper to packaging board on one......
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Sappi Joins Hands with Biophilica to Launch Plastic-Free Leather Alternative

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Treekind is a uniquely sustainable, plastic-free biodegradable fabric made from leaf-based derivatives, which can give tough competition to leather. It is also non-toxic and PETA vegan certified. Apr 1, 2024 Sappi North America Inc, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, has entered into an......
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Sappi Europe CEO Marco Eikelenboom Takes Charge as Cepi Chairperson

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Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi), the parent association of several pulp and paper associations and related organizations, got a new chairman in January 2024- Marco Eikelenboom, CEO of Sappi Europe. Feb 8, 2024 Marco Eikelenboom, CEO of Sappi Europe, took over as Chairperson of Cepi from his predecessor Ilkka......
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Sappi’s Kirkniemi Paper Mill Switches to Bioenergy

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The mill is setting the stage for a 90% reduction in direct fossil greenhouse gas emissions. This upgrade now works alongside the multi-fuel boiler built in 2015, enabling the mill to reduce nearly 230,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually. Sep 26, 2023 Sappi Europe’s Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland, has......
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Sappi North America Orders another Paper Machine Rebuild from Valmet for its Somerset Facility

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As a result of the PM2 conversion from coated woodfree graphic paper to solid bleached sulphate board, the machine capacity will be increased from 240,000 tons to 470,000 tons per annum. January 30, 2023 Valmet will supply an extensive rebuild for Sappi’s Somerset paper manufacturing facility in Skowhegan in the......
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Sappi Gratkorn Converts PM9 with Chemical Preparation from GAW Technologies

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After the conversion of PM9 by Sappi, label papers for various applications such as bottles and food packaging will also be manufactured on the machine besides multi-coated fine papers. November 8, 2022 Sappi Austria has recently ordered a chemical preparation plant from GAW Technologies GmbH for its Paper Machine 9......
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Sappi Gratkorn Mill to Use Sustainable Fuel at the Mill

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By replacing coal with sustainable fuels, Sappi’s Gratkorn mill is furthering its climate protection goals and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by about 30 percent. October 14, 2022 Sappi has completed the modernisation of the power plant boiler at its production site in Gratkorn, Austria. Now, the sustainable fuels like......
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Sappi to Sell Three European Graphic Paper Mills

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The enterprise value of the sale amounts to approximately EUR 272 million. The proceeds will be used to reduce debt further and continue to increase Sappi’s focus on the identified growth segments. October 6, 2022 Sappi Ltd. has concluded an agreement with Aurelius Investment Lux One Sàrl regarding the divesture......