2014 January / February – Global News

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METSO’S PULP, PAPER AND POWER BUSINESS REBRANDS

Metso’s Pulp, Paper and Power business has rebranded as Valmet Corporation.

Valmet will focus on developing and supplying technology and services primarily to industries that use bio-based raw materials. The company said: “Valmet’s mission is to convert renewable resources into sustainable results.

“The Valmet organisation is designed to serve the customers in the best possible way. Our three business lines, Services, Pulp & Energy and Paper, will focus on developing competitive technologies and services globally.

“Valmet and Metso will continue to work closely together to offer winning automation solutions and services.”

Jukka Viinanen was elected chairman of the board, Mikael von Frenckell as vice chairman, and the following as board members: Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen, Pia Rudengren, Friederike Helfer, Pekka Lundmark, and Rogério Ziviani.

 


 

AFRICA NEWS

  • ALGERIA: FADERCO EXPANDS WITH NEW LINE

AMERICAS NEWS

  • MEXICO: FABRICA DE PAPEL SAN FRANCISCO STARTS UP ADVANTAGE NTT TISSUE LINE
  • MEXICO: K-C DE MÉXICO ANNOUNCES NEW TISSUE PM
  • BRAZIL: BRAZIL’S TISSUE PRODUCER SANTHER POSTS THIRD QUARTER REVENUE IMPROVEMENT OF 7.5%
  • NORTH AMERICA: WAUSAU PAPER DIVERSIFIES WITH TM START-UP

EUROPE NEWS

  • UKRAINE: PJSC “VGP” STARTS UP GAMBINI LINE
  • SWEDEN: DUNI POSTPONES CLOSURE OF ONE OF ITS REXCELL PRODUCTION UNITS
  • SWEDEN: METSÄ TISSUE BOOSTS CAPACITY AT MARIESTAD MILL
  • SPAIN: DOMTAR TO ACQUIRE INDAS
  • SPAIN: SCA TO FOCUS PRODUCTION IN SPAIN ON ALLO AND VALLS TISSUE MILLS, CARMONA CONVERTING FACILITY SLATED FOR CLOSURE
  • ROMANIA: METALICPLAS BOOSTS CAPACITY
  • ITALY: EUROVAST BOOSTS PRODUCTION CAPACITY
  • RUSSIA: ARKHANGELSK TO BUILD A 100,000TPY TISSUE MILL NEAR MOSCOW
  • POLAND: METSÄ GROUP COMPLETES €55M POLISH INVESTMENT

ASIA NEWS

  • CHINA: APP CHINA STARTS UP SIX TISSUE MACHINES, ADDING NEW CAPACITY OF 200,000TPY TO HAINAN
  • CHINA/INDONESIA: APP PLANS FIVE MORE LARGE TISSUE MACHINES FOR MILLS IN CHINA AND INDONESIA; MAY BE TOP GLOBAL PRODUCER IN 2015
  • CHINA: SHANDONG CHENMING TO BUILD BSK PULP LINE IN HUBEI, CHINA
  • CHINA: SCA SECURES OWNERSHIP SHARE IN VINDA
  • CHINA/INDONESIA: SOPANUSA TO BUILD TWO TISSUE/MG PAPER MACHINES
  • CHINA/INDONESIA: WEPA CASSINO STARTS UP SMART-EMT YANKEE HOOD
  • JAPAN: JAPAN’S SHIN-EI PAPER TO INSTALL TWO TMS

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