Metsa Group is planning to construct a new Kerto® LVL mill on its expanding mill area in Aanekoski, Finland. The final decision on the investment, the value of which is approximately EUR 200 million, is pending the completion of a local detailed plan for the area. The new Kerto LVL mill is expected to use around 375,000 cubic metres of log procured from Finland. According to plans, the production of the new mill will be mainly sold to customers in Europe and Asia. The market out

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The tissue machine of the type PrimeLineTM W 2000 will have a design speed of 1,900 m/min and a width of 5.65 m for the production of paper towels, kitchen rolls, napkins, handkerchiefs, and facial tissue in the range of 11 to 42 gsm. It features a PrimePress XT Evo shoe press that dewaters the web gently, but still achieves a far higher post-press dryness than conventional presses. The line force and/or shoe tilt can be adjusted in a very flexible way in order to optimize the product quality

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If there are obsolete devices in your paper sheeting or winding machine, they could be at risk of permanent shutdown. To ensure this does not happen, and based on experience, we have put together these recommendations that could help you. To combat obsolescence, the main areas to consider are the following: We recommend changing electrical cabinets. Failure to do this on time will very likely result in running out of spare parts. In addition, waiting times will be longer a

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Södra is now launching its complete offering for the assembly of cross-laminated timber (CLT) framing in Denmark. This is due to the high interest in Södra’s products, and it represents the first step towards an establishment of the building systems in Europe. Kenny Holm will be Marketing Manager for the business in Denmark. Södra’s sustainable timber construction business is expanding – all the way to Denmark. Södra already operates in Denmark

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Environmentally conscious consumers and companies may find it difficult to curb their enthusiasm for a protective mailer that turns the recycling movement a deeper shade of green. Global flexible packaging leader PAC Worldwide  is rolling out Ecojacket™, a 100% recyclable paper padded mailer that can go straight to the street for curbside pick-up. With total e-commerce market volume last year reaching $27 billion and forecasted to reach $62 billion by 2026,* the arrival o

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Business Wire India Strategic end-to-end transformation to drive sustainable long-term value and competitive advantage. Three pillars of pep+ drive action and industry-leading 2030 goals, including:   Positive Agriculture: spreading regenerative practices to rest

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö announced to employees today that it plans to temporarily idle #8 Paper Machine in December 2021, along with its #20 Supercalender and #21 Rewinder in July 2022 at its Rhinelander, Wisconsin Plant in the United States. #8 Paper Machine has a capacity of 14,000 tons per year. The total number of people affected is yet to be determined based on retirements and other potential job assignments. “In a very competitive marketplace, we must continue to

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Valmet concluded on September 9th the delivery of the evaporation and white liquor plants in Project Star, the new Bracell’s dissolving pulp mill, located in Lençóis Paulista, state of São Paulo, Brazil. The delivery includes equipment of high technological level, in terms of technical, energy and environmental performance. The black liquor evaporation plant has a capacity of 3.5 thousand tons of evaporated water per hour. The recausticizing plant will hav

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