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Reinventing Varkaus

millwise| CONVERSION Reinventing Varkaus In 2015, Stora Enso invested EUR 110 million to reinvent its Varkaus fine paper mill in a bid to gain market share. The result is a first-class packaging facility. When you visit Stora Enso Varkaus, Finland—the location of BM 3, a new 390,000 tpy virgin-fiber-based brown and white top containerboard machine—you know you are in a ...

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RISI’s Asian CEO of the Year

millwise| CEO OF THE YEAR: ASIA RISI’s Asian CEO of the Year An interview with Cheung Yan, chairwoman of Nine Dragons Paper SHAW N WANG After 20 years of fast and steady development, Nine Dragons Paper Group is now the world’s largest recycled-based paper manufacturing group. Much of the credit goes to its chairwoman, Cheung Yan. RISI has named Cheung ...

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An Ode to Small

trendspotting | MANAGEMENT An Ode to Small  A bold management decision in 2013 has revitalized Turners Falls Paper.  GRAEME RODDEN   Find a niche, be the best at what you do, serve your customers like no others, be quick to respond to evolving markets. How does a small papermaker survive, and thrive, in this era of declining demand—especially when one’ ...

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