June 13, 2019 – Allnorth, a Vancouver-based engineering and construction services company that serves process industries including pulp and paper, is providing the engineering for a new non-wood pulp mill in Germany. Essity, a hygiene company and tissue manufacturer, is building a mill that will produce pulp from wheat straw and other plant-based agricultural byproducts. This mill will be the first of its kind in Europe and the second in the world, after Washington-based Columbia Pulp, which Allnorth also engineered. Columbia Pulp is expected to start up in summer 2019. Allnorth will support the CA$56.4-million project by engineering the new plant in Essity’s existing mill in Manheim, Germany. The non-wood pulp mill is expected to be completed and producing products in the second half of 2020. “We are proud to be working on an international level to support our clients’ innovation in the pulp and paper industry,” says Darby Kreitz, CEO, Allnorth. Allnorth is an engineering and technical services firm that started in Prince George, B.C., and now has offices in 16 locations across Canada and the U.S., and over 450 team members. Essity has signed a license agreement securing exclus...