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Pulpmills in Eastern Canada have become more competitive following sharply declining wood costs the past four years. In fact, wood costs reached their lowest levels in 15 years in the 1Q/16, according…

IBS focusing the future in paper making

The patented IBS iTABLE offers controlled dewatering and stock activity in the formation area to the papermaker. Adjustable dewatering elements in combination with vacuum and moisture control enables to control…

Reno De Medici reported 1Q net profit

As of March 31, 2016, the Reno De Medici (RDM) Group revenues from sales amount to Euro 111.6 million, vs. Euro 114.5 million in the 1Q of the previous fiscal…

500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp produced

As of mid-May, Södra has produced 500,000 tonnes of dissolving pulp at its pulp mill in Mörrum. Production started in December 2011 and has increased steadily since then. “Demand for…

Van Houtum started up Omnipulper

Remco Dijkstra, a Member of Parliament in the Dutch Lower House, opened a new production line – the omnivorous Omnipulper. This production line uses beverage cartons as a raw material…

Ziegler Papier closes its doors for good

Specialty and fine paper producer Ziegler Papier has permanently stopped production on its paper machine. The owner and managing director of the paper mill based in the Canton of Basel-Landschaft,…

Global timber and wood products market update

Chinese log imports have trended upward in early 2016 with Australia increasing their market share the most, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Increased demand for wood products and declining log…

Chinese firm to build $1B pulp mill in U.S.

Chinese papermaker Sun Paper is building its first North American facility – a US$1-billion pulp mill in Arkansas. Hongxin Li, chairman and founder of Sun Paper, joined Governor Asa Hutchinson…

Portions of Prince Albert mill being torn down

Paper Excellence is having some of the papermaking buildings at the company’s Prince Albert, Sask., mill demolished. The facility was purchased by Paper Excellence in 2011, with the intention to…

PCMC invests: people and new production site

PCMC Italia, world-renowned manufacturer of tissue converting machines belonging to the Barry-Wehmiller Group with a turnover close to 50 million euro, is investing in the expansion of a Lean Thinking…


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