AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades.  Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize knots, shives and fiber bundles coming from pulp screening. Combined with Finebar® technology, AFT refiners deliver optimized performance and energy savings which will help support BillerudKorsnäs’ sustainability goals thr

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Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) and a minimum 6.0 percent increase on all tube and core and protective packaging products. The uncoated recycled paperboard increase is effective with new orders and shipments on and after February 14, 2022. The tube and core and protective packaging products increase is effective with shipments on

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Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden. The main goal of the project is to increase the production capacity of the board machine 8 (BM 8). The two-step project is planned to be completed at the second half of 2023. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type and delivery scope is typically around EUR 30-40 mill

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Holmen Iggesund Paperboard Ltd. to supply a state-of-the art primary effluent and sludge treatment line for its mill in Workington, UK. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023. The mill will completely replace the existing primary effluent treatment plant to improve the efficiency of the system and reduce the level of total suspended solids (TSS) in the outfall. ANDRITZ will supply a tailo

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The 28th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery & Materials (Sino-Pack2022) cum 2022 China (Guangzhou) International Exhibition on Packaging Products (PACKINNO2022) will be held on 4-6 March 2022 at Area B, China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, PR China. With the Right Time, Right Place & Right People, Pre-Register Now and Enjoy the Priority for Admission to Visit and Purchase! Right Time: Sino-Pack/PACKINNO has been deeply rooted i

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc., a global leader in the production of high purity cellulose pulp, today announced the introduction of a second generation (2G) bioethanol product for Europe’s fast-growing biofuels market. Produced using wood-based feedstock (not in competition with food), RYAM will be among the first in France to produce 2G bioethanol fuel from wood. With a ninety percent smaller carbon footprint compared to fossil fuel-based gasoline, RYAM’s bioethanol product wi

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In 2021 S.TO.R.I. confirmed a ten-year growth trend during which its turnover increased by more than 25%. This result comes on the fiftieth anniversary of S.TO.R.I.’s foundation in 1972. Owned by Toscotec, a Voith company, S.TO.R.I. is located at Toscotec’s headquarters in Lucca (Italy) and specializes in rolls maintenance services for paper and converting machines of the tissue and paper industry. Its service offer includes predictive and preventive maintenance, press r

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Paperworld China will once again draw a large contingent of top-tier Chinese brands for its 2022 edition. Scheduled from 12 – 14 May at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), the fair sees the introduction of a new theme named “Guochao” (Chinese trend) which is poised to create even more business opportunities for both exhibitors and visitors. As one of the leading trade fairs in Asia for stationery, office, hobby, arts and crafts supplies, Paper

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