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Pöyry has won a contract from the Vietnam Paper Corporation for a new 250,000 tons a year pulp line at the Bai Bang pulp and paper mill in Vietnam. The contract is for engineering and implementation services and the new pulp line is part of the second phase expansion project at Bai Bang. The new pulp line is due to start operations in 2010.


Pöyry has won a €10 million contract to provide engineering services for the rebuild of Mondi’s Syktyvkar pulp mill in Russia. Mondi is expanding the Syktyvkar pulp and paper mill to produce 940,000 tonnes of paper and board. Completion is due in 2010.

Metso Investor Magazine has an interview with Pöyry vice president Tuomo Niemi. The article notes that according to the FAOSTAT database, in 1994 world production of pulp was 178 million tons. By 2004, the figure had increased to 189 million tons. That’s an increase of about one million tons a year. Metso estimates that about 2.5 million tons of new pulp capacity is “needed” each year.


Here’s a calculation of the area of plantations that will required to feed UFS’ chip mill currently under construction on the island of Pulau Laut off the southeast coast of Kalimantan.


Pulp imports to China

Posted: 11 September 2006 in APRIL, Aracruz, China, Pöyry

In the first six months of 2006, China imported 3.28 million tonnes of pulp. In 2004, China overtook the USA as the biggest importer of pulp. China has long been the biggest importer of waste paper, importing 16 million tonnes in 2005.


Klabin has awarded Pöyry a contract to provide engineering services for the Monte Alegre mill in Telemace Borba in Paraná state. The project is to increase the production of paper products from 700,000 t/yr to 1.1 million t/yr.

Aracruz has hired Pöyry to provide engineering services on its Barra do Riacho pulp mill in Espírito Santo. The project will increase the capacity of the mill from 2.13 million t/yr to 2.33 million t/yr.

Pöyry also worked on conceptual and feasibility studies for these projects, as well as basic engineering.