With the planned investment Metsä Group's tissue paper business aims to replace almost half of imported essential tissue products and bring locally produced, sustainable tissue products to the UK, increasing the country's self-sufficiency in this sector by 30%.
Toscotec will supply an entire dryer section rebuild to Hamburger Turkey, part of the Hamburger Containerboard Group, at their paper mill in Çorlu in Northern Turkey. The project focuses on their containerboard machine (PM3) and is planned for the end of 2024.
Valmet has entered into an agreement to acquire Demuth, a Brazilian company specializing in wood handling solutions for the pulp industry. This acquisition will strengthen Valmet's wood handling technology offering and services presence in South America.
BTG Group plans to acquire FITNIR Analyzers Inc. FITNIR specializes in pulp liquor property measurement (on-line and bench top units), which complements BTG's offerings in Cooking, Bleaching and Chemical Recovery.
Antti Salminen has been appointed President and CEO of Kemira as of February 12, 2024. Petri Castrén will continue as the Interim President and CEO until February 12, 2024, after which he will continue as the CFO of Kemira.
Nordic Paper has selected AFRY as its engineering and project management partner for the strategic investment projects at its Bäckhammar mill in Sweden. The projects include a new wood room and a new electrostatic filter.
The companies will collaborate to offer effective solutions combining Saipem's technologies for CO2 management with the heat recovery and flue gas treatment units engineered and produced by Valmet for the pulp, paper and energy segments, thus bringing integrated and flexible options to their customers in both existing and new facilities.
Valmet and Saipem have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop joint solutions to decarbonize the industrial sectors that face significant challenges in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, also known as hard-to-abate industries.