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Link: Stora Enso not concerned by slowing Chinese growth; Beihai packaging mill set to reach full production of 450,000 tonnes 18-24 months; 220,000 tonnes BCTMP line up & running

(Stockholm, Sweden, Nov 17, 2016) Finnish pulp, paper and board maker Stora Enso expects to sign its first orders for food packaging boards from a new mill in China shortly and is not concerned by slowing Chinese growth, its chief executive told Reuters.
Chief Executive Karl-Henrik Sundstrom said he was confident the new 800-million euro ($855 million) consumer board factory in Beihai, China would reach full production of 450,000 tonnes in 18-24 months from its start-up in May as planned.

Beihai pulp mill, China
And the slowing Chinese economy has not changed his positive outlook for food packaging.
Additionally, Stora Enso has started up its new 220,000 tonne/yr BCTMP line at Beihai mill in China.
To read complete article Go To: Stora Enso nearing orders from new China food packaging mill (Source: Reuters)
Cover Image: Stora Enso’s consumer board and pulp mill in Beihai, China (courtesy Stora Enso)

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(Stockholm. Sweden, September 22, 2016) Calculated as seasonally adjusted the stocks fell by 1

domtar
Packaging Corp. of America to Acquire Columbus Container for $100 Million

(USA, Oct. 12, 2016) Packaging Corp. of America ("PCA") today announced that it has

lenzing
Lenzing invests EUR 100 mn in dissolving pulp production

(Lenzing/Vienna, October 11, 2016) The Lenzing Group will expand and modernize its existing dissolving

rieger
Prinzhorn Group plans to invest in new paper machine; capacity 493,000 t/a containerboard

(Germany, Oct. 14, 2016) Hamburger Rieger GmbH, part of the Austrian Prinzhorn Group, has

internet_packaging
BillerudKorsnäs Venture Announces Equity Investment in Leading Serialization Company Kezzler

(Sweden, Oct. 12, 2016) Kezzler AS, a leader in serialization business services, today announced

mondi
Mondi Group to Acquire Russian Corrugated Packaging Producer, Beepack

(Johannesburg, S Africa, Oct. 10, 2016) Mondi Group has signed an agreement to acquire

polska
Belgium’s Van Genechten to expand Polish cardboard packaging plant

(Brussels, Oct. 10, 2016) To increase output capacity Belgian cardboard packaging producer Van Genechten

westrock
WestRock to Invest $48 Million to Consolidate and Expand Sioux City Box Plants

(USA, Oct. 7, 2016) WestRock on Thursday announced a $48 million expansion of its

testliner
Manufacturers Team with Suppliers to Promote the Corrugated Packaging Industry

(USA, October 11, 2016) The Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to announce its

HQ
Valmet to supply board machine rebuild for Arkhangelsk PPM

(Helsinki, Oct 04, 2016) The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the

kappa
Smurfit Kappa makes world’s biggest cardboard box

(Dublin, Ireland, Oct. 05, 2016) The challenge was to make a box big enough

eurobox
Dunapack Eurobox to open Polish cardboard packaging plant

(Warsaw, Oct 06, 2016) Eurobox Polska has unveiled plans to set up a new

sodra_1
Södra Inaugurates Värö Pulp Mill upon Completion of SEK 4 Billion Expansion Project

(Stockholm, Sept. 30, 2016 – Södra announced that an SEK 4 billion (approx. US$465

valmet_downtime
Valmet carried out the first maintenance shutdown of CMPC Guaíba’s new pulp line in Brazil

(Brazil, September 28, 2016) Valmet was given an important role in the first maintenance

voith
Voith to Supply Liansheng Paper in Taiwan with New Packaging Paper Machine

(Heidenheim, Germany, September 29, 2016) Voith said that it will supply Liansheng Paper Industry

valmet
Valmet to supply paper machine modifications and a new winder to Laakirchen Papier in Austria

(Helsinki, Finland, September 29, 2016) Valmet will supply paper machine modifications and a new

solway1
Link: Solvay’s Longview Expansion Nears October Completion

(Longview, Wash., USA, September 26, 2016) There is an emerging pulp market that Solvay

plymouth_mill
Domtar optimizing fluff pulp production

(Plymouth, N.C., USA, Sept. 28, 2016) Domtar Corporation announced a plan to optimize fluff

Fibria_3
Link: The Future of Market Pulp

(Aracruz, Brazil, September 23, 206) Brazilian pulp major Fibria, recently hosted its 5th Investor

tres_lagoas
Capacities: Fibria’s Três Lagoas pulp mill project in Brazil 54% completed

(Aracruz, Brazil, September 23, 206) Fibria announces new productivity gains in its project to

OCC_3
Link: Strong Domestic Demand in U.S. for Old Corrugated Containers Pushing Prices

(USA, September 23, 2016) Domestic demand in the U.S. for old corrugated containers (OCC)

paperboard
Total U.S. Boxboard Production Fell 2.9 Percent in August

(Washington DC, USA, Sept. 22, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

hutamaki
Huhtamaki invests in its manufacturing unit in Guangzhou

(Helsinki, Sept. 19, 2016) Huhtamaki supports the profitable growth of its foodservice business in

andritz_logo
Andritz receives follow-up order from Naberezhnye Chelny paper mill, a leading packaging producer in Russia

(Graz, Austria, Sept. 20, 2016) Andritz has received an order from ZAOR “Narodnoye Predpriyatie

acquisition
Sonoco ThermoSafe acquires Laminar Medica Group

(USA / UK, Sept. 21, 2016) Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and a

ranpack
Ranpak to reduce the costs-in-the-box with its new Greenline paper line

(Singapore, Sept. 14, 2016) The void filling market is constantly looking for reducing the

linerboard
Linerboard Weights Continue to Drop Sept. 16, 2016

(Alexandria, USA, Sept. 16, 2017) Right weighting of corrugated is happening every day. Some

packagingOnly
Packaging is the villain again (sigh)

(Brampton, ON., Canada, 18 September 2016) John Mullinder, Executive Director, PPEC - posts on

lahti
Stora Enso Plans Consolidation of Corrugated Packaging Production in Finland

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 15, 2016) Stora Enso announced plans to consolidate manufacturing of corrugated

atmp
Volga to invest in ATMP line

(Graz, Austria, Sept. 16, 2016) Andritz has received an order from JSC Volga in

URB
Sonoco Announces Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

(USA, Sept. 15, 2016) Sonoco today announced that it will raise the price for

camis
Dunapack Packaging to acquire the corrugated business of Camis Ambalaj Sanayi in Turkey

(Germany, Sept. 14, 2016) The Dunapack Packaging Division, through Mosburger GmbH, announced on Sept.

naturally-fresh
Fresh for up to 3 days longer; scientific work shows how corrugated packaging for fruit and vegetables stops bacteria

(USA, Sept. 14, 2016) New scientific work explains why corrugated packaging outperforms returnable plastic

ecommerce
Caraustar Introduces New On-Demand Packaging Ecommerce Site, Rapid-Pack

(USA, Sept. 13, 2016) Caraustar Consumer Packaging Group has introduced Rapid-Pack.com, a new ecommerce

morrum_mill
Södra Breaks Ground for Pulp Mill Expansion Project at Mörrum

(Morrum, Sweden, Sept. 13, 2016) On Tuesday, the ground was officially broken for the

creping
Researchers plumb the secrets of tissue paper

(Montreal, Canada, September 2016) Canada’s tissue manufacturers are now much closer to producing the

kapstone_logo
KapStone Paper and Packaging to Invest $25 Million in Converting Assets

(Northbrook, Illinois, USA, Sept. 08, 2016) KapStone Paper and Packaging yesterday announced it is

valmet_optiflo
Valmet to supply key technologies for Cheng Loong’s new board machine

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 12, 2016) Valmet will supply Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company

vrancart2
Romania’s Vrancart eyes €14.7M investment

(Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 09, 2016) Romania’s cardboard maker Vrancart Adjud is aiming to acquire

paperbox
Caraustar Industries Acquires Los Angeles Paper Box

(USA, Sept. 6, 2016) Caraustar Consumer Packaging announced that it has acquired Los Angeles

dssmith
DS Smith Completes Acquisition of Deku-Pack in Denmark; obtains €3.2M financing to develop Hungarian operations

(London, Sept. 5, 2016) DS Smith said that it has completed the acquisition of

looksbeter
Multimedia: Learn why corrugated looks better and is safer

(USA, Sept. 2016) The benefits of corrugated packaging. Go To: http://bit.ly/27sFc79 And know why corrugated

horizonte
NIB and Finnvera to finance Fibria’s eucalyptus pulp mill

(Sao Paulo, August 29, 2016) Loan agreement on a $225 million (Euro 199 million)

andritz)FiberGuard
Andritz to deliver recycled paper plant and PM approach to Pro-Gest

(Graz, Austria, August 30, 2016) The paper machine is targeted to produce 550,000 tons

ugrinpack
Hungary’s UgrinPack to expand, modernize plant

(Budapest, August 29, 2016) Hungary-based cardboard packaging maker Dunapack Kft has secured an investment

biobased
Rottneros leads European project for bio-based packaging

(Sweden, Sept. 01, 2016) Rottneros Packaging AB and Rottneros Bruk AB are participating in

lpoard
Weyerhaeuser completes sale of liquid packaging board business

(USA, Sept. 01, 2016) Weyerhaeuser has 280,000 tons of liquid packaging board capacity at

tres_lagoas
New Capacities: Fibria’s BEK capacity set to rise from 1.95M tonnes/yr to 3.25M

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 29, 2016) Brazilian pulp major recently announced that work on

cartonboard_production
Greycon (UK) revolutionises cartonboard production

(London, UK, August 30, 2016) In January 2016, Greycon implemented their world renowned system

valmet_PM
VPK Paper starts up PM6 in Belgium after rebuild

(Helsinki, August 30, 2016) Valmet announced that it successfully completed a comprehensive rebuild of

boxboard
Total U.S. Boxboard Production Down 2.5% in July

(Washington DC, August 18, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released its

mosturizer_valmet
Valmet to supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda Paper; will enable improved board quality

(Helsinki, Finland, August 11, 2016) Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda

fibria
2Q/16 Global HW Pulp Market Review: improved market; widening HW – SW gap supported hardwood price hikes

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 25, 2016) Following a challenging beginning of year, demand for

main_7
Voith breakthrough with startup of Sun Paper’s new testliner project

(Heidenheim, Germany, July 28, 2016) Sun Paper, one of the leading paper makers in

pulp wood
Brazil’s pulp exports increased by 16.1 per cent in 1H 2016

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 01, 2016) The balance of trade for the Brazilian planted

Green Bay Packaging’s Retail Ready PDQ
Report: Retail Ready Packaging Offers Advantages over Traditional Packaging

(Cleveland, USA, July 20, 2016) Demand for retail ready packaging is forecast to increase

Valmet OptiConcept M containerboard machine
Kotkamills starts up new consumer board machine, BM2, in Finland; capacity 400,000 t/yr of Nordic folding boxboard and recyclable barrier board

(Helsinki, July 22, 2016) Kotkamills’ new consumer board machine, BM2, has started production in

gp_logo
Graphic Packaging Second Quarter 2016 Net Sales Up on Acquisitions

(USA, July 26, 2016) Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), a leading provider of packaging

(Image: courtesy DS Smith)
UK-based packaging major DS Smith acquires Creo Retail Marketing

(London, June 23, 2016) DS Smith on June 23 acquired Creo Retail Marketing Ltd

weyer_sample
M&As: Weyerhaeuser to Sell Liquid Packaging Board Business to Nippon Paper Industries for $285 Million

(USA, June 16, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company [June 16] announced an agreement to sell its

beihai
Capacities: Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill in China

(Helsinki / Shanghai, June 15, 2016) Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill

trends
10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

trends
10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

4_pulprolls
Pulp Review: strong US$ resulting in significant pressure on pulp & paper pricing, says BMO report; pulp prices forecast to be stable in 2016

(Montreal, Canada, December 23) The December 2015 issue of BMO Capital Markets’ monthly commodity

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