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Södra picks GL&V for fibreline upgrade at Mörrum

Södra Cell has appointed GL&V to supply a major upgrade of the softwood pulp line at its Mörrum mill. GL&V will be responsible for screening and washing equipment in the unbleached area of the softwood pulp line. Investing in a new screen room and brown-stock washing is fundamental for the development of the Mörrum mill. Jörgen Lindström, operations...

K-C starts up PM at Bajío mill in Mexico

Kimberly-Clark de Mexico (KCM) has fired up late in June its new 60,000tpy tissue paper machine PM5. It is understood that the machine started production in the end of June. The PM is installed at KCM’s Bajío mill, located in the Mexican Querétaro state, and will raise the plant’s capacity to approximately 270,00tpy. With the new PM, KCM’s...

China’s Zhuji Paper considers installing new tissue PMs with a combined capacity of 30,000tpy

(News from RISI) Shaoguan Nanxiong Zhuji Paper is mulling over building two tissue PMs with a combined capacity of around 30,000tpy at a mill in Nanxiong city, Guangdong province, China. The firm and its parent company Guangdong Shaoneng Group would fund the project, which would cost RMB 178.9 million ($29m). The firm currently has a capacity of 65,000tpy of...

SpA obtains preliminary license to build tissue plant in Los Ríos region, Chile

(News from RISI) The Chilean company Productora y Comercializadora de Papeles (SpA) has obtained a preliminary environmental license for a new tissue paper plant to be built at the Los Ríos region. The license was issued by the Chilean Environmental Assessment Service (SEA)’s regional office. Now, SpA’s tissue mill environmental report must follow...

Chilean FPC to start up new 70,000tpy tissue PM in 1Q15

(News from RISI) Chilean packaging producer Forestal y Papelera Concepción (FPC) has scheduled for the first quarter of 2015 the startup of its new 70,000tpy tissue paper machine (PM) to be installed at the company’s Coronel mill, in the Biobío region. Supplied by Metso, the new PM will be part of FPC’s debut project in the tissue market. According...

China’s Shandong Dongshun starts up three tissue PMs, six more coming

(News from RISI) Shandong Dongshun Group has started up three new tissue PMs in China, adding a combined capacity of 48,000tpy. All three units, provided by Kawanoe Zoki, are identical. Each has a trim width of 2.76m and a design speed of 1,000m/min and can produce tissue at a rate of 16,000tpy. Two are located at the firm’s flagship mill in Taian city,...

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