Articles dealing with Metsä Fibre's partner companies and co-operation.

Partners: all articles

Valmet people

Issue 1/2017 / Partners

Supplier synergies

​Machinery and raw-material suppliers do not look at the world so very differently, explains Valmet’s Senior Paper Technology Manager, Timo Valkama.

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Andrea Piazzolla, Chief purchasing officer, Sofidel

Issue 2/2016 / Partners

Embracing half a century of innovation

​This year the Italian tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel, based in Lucca, Tuscany, is celebrating 50 years of existence. Despite a demanding market situation, the company has maintained its profitability and is set for growth. This is credit to a unique company structure, expertise in regional markets and cross-border relationships.  

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Issue 1/2016 / Partners

The royalty of tissue

Metsä Fibre’s expertise and high-quality pulp enable the competitive production of tissue paper for the growing Middle Eastern market. Accelerated paper production and lower costs – without compromising on the quality of the end product – are the key factors helping Queenex Hygiene Paper Manufacturing LLC (QHPM) develop into the fastest growing player in the region.

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Ponsse forest machine

Issue 1/2016 / Partners

Harvesting the rewards of innovation

Specialisation and an affective culture of innovation have made Ponsse one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forest machines. Proof of this is the Quality Innovation award presented to the Ponsse Scorpion harvester in 2014. Metsä Fibre’s Botnia Nordic + softwood pulp was also awarded in the same competition. Both companies cherish their innovation culture, but what are the crucial factors specific to Ponsse’s innovation and R&D?

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Issue 2/2015 / Partners

The partner perspective

General trading company Itochu provides a uniquely well-informed point of view on the Asian market for Metsä Fibre's offering.

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Issue 1/2015 / Partners

Falling into place

Metsä Fibre and the trading company Europcell have developed a successful collaboration, purpose-built to serve the south-eastern European pulp market.

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Issue 2/2014 / Partners

Adding value in Turkey

​Executives and technical staff of Turkey's leading tissue and paper manufacturers turned out in force at the Zorlu Center, Istanbul, in September for a seminar on the science of tissue, including presentations from Metsä Fibre and chemicals manufacturer Kemira.

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Issue 2/2014 / Partners

The X-factor

​Long-term added value is only achievable through an effective partnership, say Angus Clarke and Frederic Deschamps.

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Issue 1/2014 / Partners

A family affair

​Metsä Fibre logistics partner Royal Wagenborg is a major shipping company in global forest industry product transportation. CEO Egbert Vuursteen shares some insight into the importance of sustainability for the company, the way it does business, and the future of logistics.

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