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…in case you missed it in TAPPI’s weekly electronic newsletter
Stora Enso will invest EUR 32 million in
Skoghall Mill in Sweden, in chemical recovery
operations and to rebuild a fibre line in the
sulphate pulp mill, increasing the mill’s pulp
production capacity by 45,000 tonnes per year.
UPM-Kymmene will permanently close
down PM 3 at its Rauma, Finland, mill, and
PM 4 at its Ettringen, Germany, mill.
Toscotec will supply a steel Yankee dryer to
replace the existing 12 FT Cast Iron Yankee at
Marutomi’s Fujine mill, located in Fuji, Shizuoka
Appleton Papers changed its name to
Catalyst Paper sold its Elk Falls site and
related assets to Quicksilver Resources Canada,
Domtar will acquire privately held
Associated Hygienic Products from DSG
International for $272 million. The company
has also completed its acquisition of Xerox’s
paper and print media products business in the
U.S. and Canada, has inaugurated BioChoice
Lignin at its Plymouth, NC, mill, and plans to
invest $20 million in capital improvements at
its Hawesville, KY, mill.
Georgia-Pacific started production at its
OSB plant at Clarendon County, SC.
Katrinefors Kraft värme AB, a joint venture between Metsä Tissue and VänerEnergi
AB, will build a new biomass CHP plant at the
Metsä Tissue mill in Mariestad, Sweden.
Kruger Products has started up a new
TAD tissue machine at its Memphis, TN, mill.
Mayr-Melnhof Karton is acquiring all
shares in Södra Cell Folla AS and consequently Södra’s pulp mill in Follafoss, Norway.
Mondi will close a newsprint machine at
the company’s Merebank mill in South Africa.
Nine Dragons Paper will have six production lines begin production in succession over
the next three years.
Peak Rock Capital has acquired Atlas
Paper Mills LLC, Miami, Fla.
Smurfit Kappa has moved up its plans to
close two existing containerboard machines
at its Townsend Hook mill in Kent, UK, and
replace them with a single, more modern
• Received orders from Stora Enso Nymölla
AG and Domsjö Fabriker AB, to modernize
a recovery boiler and a sulfite liquor boiler.
• Will upgrade BM 2 and related stock preparation systems for Kartonsan Karton Sanayi ve
Ticaret A.S. in Izmit, Turkey.
ACTEGA Kelstar has introduced a new
specialty coatings portfolio—UV Soft Touch.
AFT has opened a new manufacturing facility in Zhejiang Province, China.
• Launched XELOREX, a multifunctional
4-in-1 wet-end chemistry .
• Launched a new Kaolin website, www.kaolin.
• Launched disulphonated Leucophor ACK, a
highly concentrated, urea-free liquid OBA.
• Launched a PFOA-free Cartaguard KHI for
greaseproof and safer food packaging papers.
Dyadic International introduced
FiberZyme G200 enzyme product.
• Will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for the Ban Pong
mill of Siam Kraft Industry in SCG Paper in
• Will supply a complete tissue production
line for PT. Suparma, Tbk., in Surabaya,
• Will supply key technology for CMPC
Celulose Riograndense S.A’s Guaíba II pulp
line in Brazil.
• Will demerge its pulp, paper and power businesses which will be renamed Valmet Corp.
• Will supply a tissue production line to
Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill
Omnova introduced Lytron HG80 hollow
plastic pigment for coated paper, paper board
and specialty applications.
Toscotec has established its Chinese subsidiary, Toscotec Paper Machine (Shanghai)
• Launched the new FlowJec dosing system,
now in use at Smurfit Kappa Zülpich Papier.
• Announced PrintForm IQ, a forming fabric
that combines stability and fi neness with
very high dewatering capacity.
• Is working with nonwovens expert
Trützschler to offer a complete production
line for the manufacturing of wet laid and
• Launched HydroSeal, a patented sealing strip
system with integrated lubricating water
• Introduced the Evaporite product line of high
quality dryer fabrics.
• Introduced MasterJet Pro T Headbox for
• Formed a joint venture with IHI to provide
thermal fluidized bed power plants.
• Successfully rebuilt and modernized the
TM 1 of WEPA at the location in Mainz,
Michael Cummings has been named new
CEO of Gorham Paper and Tissue.
Paul Herbert will complete his contact as
CEO of the Ilim group and will be replaced by
Franz Joseph Marx, currently president of
International Paper, Russia.
Lars Idermark has joined Södra as CEO.
Robert Kaye has been elected chairman of
Alain Lemaire, executive chairman of the
board at Cascades, Kingsey Falls, QC, Canada,
was named “Greenest CEO in Canada” by
J. Joseph Moynihan has been appointed
EVP, Packaging Group, at PaperWorks
Joseph F. Raccuia has stepped down as
president and CEO of Finch Paper, succeeded
by Debabrata Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Ulrich Spiesshofer will succeed Joe Hogan
as CEO of ABB, effective September 15.
The BWPA and Hawkins Wright
Symposium 2013 will be held November 14,
2013, in London, UK. Speakers include: João
Cordeiro, Jaakko Pöyry; Hani Nuqul, Nuqul
Group; Heikki Vappula, UPM; and Oliver
Lansdell, Hawkins Wright. For more information contact Amanda Marcus at: amanda@
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - July/August 2013
Over the Wire . . . News Summary
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Newark’s Frank Papa on Leadership and Innovation
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