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A.Celli Paper to supply a high-speed tissue machine with a production capacity of 34,000 tonnes per year (110 tonnes per day) to Grupo Corporativo Papelera in Mexico, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The new tissue machine, with a 2,650-mm paper width at the…

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The rebuild of PM 1 at Mondi's packaging paper mill in Swiece, Poland is about to start. The company plans to increase kraftliner capacity by 80,000 tpy which is expected to be available from the end of March. The Mondi group is progressing in its project to expand capacity at…

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A.Celli Paper has recently concluded an order for a latest-generation rewinder model E-WIND® with the Italian group Sofidel for their facility in Circleville, Ohio, USA. Sofidel America was founded in 2012 when Sofidel purchased Cellynne – a tissue paper manufacturer for Consumer and Away-from-Home business –  and it is now…

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Burgo Group S.p.A., one of the main European producers of graphical and special papers, announces the start of the reconversion plan of Line 2 of the Avezzano (AQ) paper mill, from graphical paper to container board, with a view to making the mill a true national centre of excellence for…

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Burgo Group S.p.A. announced the start of the reconversion plan of line 2 of the Avezzano (AQ) paper mill, from graphical paper to container board, with a view to making the mill a true national centre of excellence for cardboard production. In particular, the operation foresees a revamping of the…

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International Paper believes it will take up to three months to repair the large digester damaged by the January explosion. Last month, International Paper's (IP) Pensacola mill was rocked by a boiler explosion that had brought fluff pulp and containerboard production to a halt. Meanwhile, the mill has partially resumed…

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Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced papers products, launches Gerstar Mo, a specialty paper developed for packaging applications to protect food from potential contamination by mineral oils. This barrier paper will enable converters and brand owners to develop sustainable packaging made of renewable materials offering maximum consumer food safety. Made…

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Nippon Paper Industries to increase printing paper prices by minimum Yen 15/kg and communication paper prices by minimum 10%, effective April 1, 2017. Printing paper and communication paper have been facing a difficult earnings condition because of declining domestic demand and softening market. Furthermore, it has been put pressure on…

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In February, prices for all recovered paper grades increased in the UK amid low collection volumes, high demand and an expected sea container shortage in March. Shipping rates are also poised to go up, but experts believe that the Chinese mills will again absorb the increase. Collection volumes on the…

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Catalyst Paper has successfully launched a complete line of new lightweight flexible food packaging papers, branded LEAP, from their FDA-compliant Biron mill in Wisconsin. The LEAP family brands are uncoated and coated one side flexible packaging papers designed for food applications such as flat or pinch bottom bags, sugar packets,…