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SCA to Invest SEK 160 Million to Strengthen its Tissue Business in UK

Introduction: SCA plans to invest in a through-air drying (TAD) machine at its tissue plant in Skelmersdale to meet the growing demand for high-quality tissue and strengthen the product offering in the UK. Features: Following the investment at the Skelmersdale tissue plant of approximately SEK 160m, the production capacity of…

Lenzing Group Invests €100 Million to Expand its Wood Pulp Production in Lenzing/Austria and Paskov/Czech Republic

Introduction: Lenzing Group plans to invest €100 Million to expand and modernize its existing dissolving wood pulp production at the sites in Lenzing/Austria and Paskov/Czech Republic. Features: In this total investment program of EUR 100 mn, approximately EUR 60 mn of it in Lenzing and almost EUR 40 mn in…

Fortress Paper To Invest $19.7 Million In Birch Project At Its Dissolving Pulp Mill In Thurso, Québec

Introduction: Fortress Paper Ltd. announced a major investment to advance its strategic project of utilizing birch to manufacture dissolving pulp at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill located in Thurso, Québec. Features: The Project will ensure a better use of the mixed forest in the local region, increase economic activity, and…

LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH Awarded Contract to Voith To Rebuild its Paper Machine At Schwedt, Germany

Introduction: LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH has contracted Voith to reconstruct its PM11 comprehensively to become its future PM5, as well as a new OCC stock preparation and an extension of the DIP facility in its LEIPA plant in Schwedt. Features: The scope of delivery includes a new OCC stock preparation…

Heinzel Group To Invest €100 Million For Expansion of Laakirchen Paper Mill in Austria

Introdution: Supervisory Boards of Laakirchen Papier AG and Heinzel Holding GmbH approved the extensive investments for the expansion of the Laakirchen paper mill in Austria involving total spending of over EUR 100 million. Features: This investment programme consists of two elements. Firstly, the Paper Machine 10 is to be converted…

Sappi North America invests $25 Million for upgrades in its Somerset Mill Woodyard, Maine

Introduction: Sappi North America, leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products announced that it will move forward with a $25 million capital project to update its Somerset Mill woodyard. Features: This $25 Million investment plan will allow the company to modernize the wood debarking, chipping and chip…

UPM Invests EUR 98 Million in Kymi Pulp Mill in Finland

Introduction: UPM invests EUR 98 million in Kymi pulp mill in Finland to further strengthen its position as a supplier of bleached chemical pulp for growing consumer and industrial end-use segments like tissue, specialty as well as packaging papers and board. Features: This EUR 98 million investment in Kymi will…

Grigeo Klaipedos Kartonas AB Awarded Contract to Voith to rebuild board machine at Klaipedos, Lithuania

Introduction: Grigeo Klaipedos Kartonas AB, a company of the Grigeo Grigiškes group, has commissioned Voith to rebuild the board machine in Klaipeda, western Lithuania. Features: The main goals of the modernization are to increase capacity by 30 % and to improve quality. Voith will rebuild the wire section and deliver…

Twin Rivers Paper Company to Invest $12 Million at its Madawaska Facility, Maine

Introduction: Twin Rivers Paper Company Limited announced that it will invest approximately $12 million at its Madawaska facility as part of a strategic realignment to focus on growth-oriented market segments and maximize productivity. Features: Twin Rivers plans to invest approximately $12 million in PM8 to dramatically enhance the machine’s capabilities…

Koehler Kehl Paper Mill Awarded Contract to Voith to Rebuild Its Paper Machine

Introduction: The Koehler Kehl paper mill has awarded Voith the contract for the rebuild of the PM1. Features: The aim of the rebuild is to improve the profile quality of the specialty papers produced and also increase the energy efficiency of the production line. The modifications will also allow production…