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The new TM will more than double production capacity at Cartiere Carrara's Ferrania tissue mil, say regional government officials. Italy's tissue paper and products company Cartiere Carrara has obtained approval from the regional government of Liguria to install a new tissue machine at its Ferrania mill in Cairo Montenotte. The…

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Valmet will supply a new winder for Shandong Chenming Paper Ltd. at its Zhanjiang site in Guangdong province, China. The board machine BM 4 producing folding box board (FBB) will be equipped with a new winder to increase winding capacity. The new winder will be started-up in 2018. The order…

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
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CellMark Paper has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper. Michael F. McKee, Executive Vice President at CellMark Paper, said the partnership will help both organizations’ efforts to bolster paper markets while supporting sustainable forest…

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Klabin will conduct maintenance shutdowns at its two units in Paraná, Brazil. Between March 19 and 31, the Puma Unit in Ortigueira will undergo its first maintenance shutdown. The Monte Alegre Unit will be shut down for maintenance between April 24 and May 3, as the company says in the…

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Metsä Board will adjust the prices of all folding boxboard grades by $50 per short ton. This increase is effective for deliveries from mill and stock from April 15, 2017. Metsä Board is a leading European producer of folding boxboards and white linerboards made from fresh fibres.   Source: lesprom.com

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The L&W S-Tester is based on a new, quick test method for determining the quality of fluting medium in corrugated packaging material. It expands ABB’s laboratory quality measurement offering to help paper producers improve quality and reduce costs, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.…

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Drax has been notified that the sellers of Texas Pellets and Louisiana Pellets have delayed the processes for the sale out of bankruptcy of these assets, originally scheduled for 1 and 2 March. It is expected that these processes will continue during March, as the company says in the press…

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With demand described as good and better than last year, more manufacturers have announced a price increase for GD board on the German market. Suppliers see good chances to implement the hikes. The GD board producers' plans for a price hike are starting to take shape in March. Several producers…

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Fibria started construction on an intermodal terminal located in Aparecida do Taboado, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, which will ship the pulp produced at its new plant in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul to the Macuco Terminal at the Port of Santos in São Paulo, from where it will…

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Norske Skog, a global leader in production of newsprint and magazine paper, announces a price increase for all exports from Australia and New Zealand to Asian markets. The increase is necessary to address higher production and shipping costs, which has led to unsustainably low pricing in these markets. The price…