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Pulp & Paper

News on Russian pulp and paper industry.

In 1Q 2021, wood pulp production slightly decreased in Russia

April 16, 2021 ` 14:44  
According to the data of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) in 1Q 2021, the output of Russian wood pulp grew by 0.1% YoY to 2.2 million tons. Paper and cardboard production increased over the reporting period by...

Valmet is a supplier of paper machine for the 2nd line of Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC

April 15, 2021 ` 17:38  
The main supplier of the process equipment for the 2nd line of Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (Vorsino industrial park, Kaluga region, part of Pulp Mill Holding) is Valmet Finland and FIS Impianti Italy is a supplier for the...

Pavlovo-Posadskiy Gofrokombinat commissions a new building for storing products in the Moscow region

April 5, 2021 ` 19:26  
Pavlovo-Posadskiy Gofrokombinat (the town of Pavlovsky Posad in the Moscow region) has commissioned a new building of 12,500 m² for storing raw materials and finished products. Investment in the construction amounted to 200 million rubles. The new building...

Stora Enso exits dissolving pulp business

April 5, 2021 ` 17:02  
As a consequence of its strategic direction, Stora Enso is in the process of exiting the segment of dissolving pulp for viscose production globally. This segment is not core for company and stands for only a small part...

Segezha Group and Bellmer to build new paper machine at major production site in Vologda Region

April 2, 2021 ` 18:02  
Segezha Group (a subsidiary of Sistema PJSFC) and machine manufacturer Bellmer have agreed to build a new paper machine at the Group’s paper factory in Sokol, Vologda Region. The new machine will come online in 2023. This project...

Unscheduled stops at two UPM pulp mills in Finland

March 30, 2021 ` 18:22  
The tightness that can be witnessed on the European pulp market has been aggravated after two pulp mills of UPM had to temporarily stop production. Due to technical problems, UPM had to suspend production at two Finnish pulp...

Segezha Group creates a think tank of the pulp and paper industry at the premises of Giprobum in St. Petersburg

March 26, 2021 ` 19:35  
Segezha Group acquired Giprobum CJSC, an institution specializing in the design of pulp and paper mills, in early 2020. At the premises of the institute in St. Petersburg, the Group is creating its own “think tank” for improving...

Rockwell Capital to invest $10 million in the construction of a biotechnological enterprise in the Krasnoyarsk region

March 25, 2021 ` 20:41  
Taiga Boguchany LLC (a subsidiary of Rockwell Capital) and Pöyry Rus LLC signed a contract for design and survey services for the construction of a biotechnological plant for value-added wood processing in Boguchansky district of the Krasnoyarsk region....

Investments in the Russian forest industry decreased by 9.8% in 2020

March 25, 2021 ` 19:11  
In 2020, investments in the Russian forest industry decreased by 9.8% YoY to RUB 136.7 billion. Investment in pulp and paper industry decreased by 20.8% YoY to RUB 22.55 bln; investments in forest harvesting fell by 5% YoY...

Segezha Group acquires Novoyeniseiskiy Wood Chemical Complex

March 24, 2021 ` 20:40  
As Kommersant Newspaper reports, Lesosibirsky LDK No.1 (part of Segezha Group) sent an application to participate in the auction for the sale of the assets of Novoyeniseiskiy Wood-Chemical Complex (NWCC) on February 15, 2021. Lesosibirsky LDK No.1 was...

Green Bay Packaging begins paper mill production

March 22, 2021 ` 14:47  
Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP), Green Bay, Wisconsin, has announced that the first reel of paper was produced March 11 at its paper mill in Green Bay. The company says this milestone comes two and a half years...