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Cascades Tissue buys

the assets of Newstech

Cascades Tissue Group has taken over the assets of Newstech MD, LP located in Hagerstown/Maryland. Built in 1995 and idle since 1997, the production facility for deinking includes two lines with a capacity of 400 t per day. The high-quality... more

Pro-Gest is modernising

its Trient facility’s PM 2

The Italian manufacturer of kraftliner and fluting Pro-Gest S.p.A. is investing in the modernisation of its PM 2 at its Villa Lagarina facility in North Italy. Voith Paper reports that the company, describing itself as one of Italy’s leading... more

Romania: Ambro modernises

brown stock washing facility

Romanian pulp and paper mill Ambro S.A. has ordered an upgrade of its brown stock washing facility and process control systems from Metso Paper. The order value is estimated at around €5m. Work on the brown stock washing facility at the Suceava... more

Holmen approves investment

at Iggesunds Bruk mill

Iggesund Paperboard AB will completely rebuild the lime kiln of the pulp facility at Iggesunds Bruk and upgrade the facility with a new tall oil digester. According to the company, the board of directors of Holmen AB granted a sum of around... more

North American fine paper industry

sees a new market leader emerge

Domtar and Weyerhaeuser’s fine paper operations are to be merged US Weyerhaeuser Company’s fine paper business and Canadian Domtar Inc. plan to merge. According to Domtar and Weyerhaeuser, the merger will create the world’s second-largest... more

Georgia-Pacific to build

new tissue machine in Oregon

Georgia-Pacific Corp. is to expand its Wauna/Oregon mill with a new TAD (Through-Air-Dried) tissue machine. The installation of the new machine is part of the recently announced investments which are intended to strengthen Georgia-Pacific’s... more

Construction of UPM Kymi

recovery line proceeds

The construction work on the new chemical recovery plant at UPM’s Kymi mill site in Kuusankoski, Finland, is in full swing and is scheduled to be completed by 2008. The company will spend €325m on building the new recovery system. The rebuild... more

New market prices for NBSK and rising

tension in the hardwood pulp segment

Consumption of pulp consumers in Europe registered an increase in July The pulp market remains in flux. After several North American NBSK manufacturers announced price hikes of $20 to $730/metr.t for Europe, the USA and parts of Asia to take... more

Mayr-Melnhof boasts best

ever half-year results

For the first six months of 2006 the Austrian Mayr-Melnhof group recorded the best half-year results in its history to date. Lively demand for the products of both the cartonboard division (MM Karton) and the folding carton division (MM Packaging)... more

Mercer posts improved

second quarter results

Business results of Mercer International Inc. in the second quarter of 2006 were better than in the same period last year despite extensive production downtimes and a rise in fibre costs in the German pulp mills, which negatively offset the rise... more