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ANDRITZ successfully rebuilds sludge screw press at Stora Enso Anjala

ANDRITZ successfully rebuilds sludge screw press at Stora Enso Anjala

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the rebuild of a sludge screw press at Stora Enso’s Anjala paper mill in Anjalankoski, Finland. The turnkey upgrade of the sludge screw press, which has been out of operation for the ...

18-01-2017 Hits:44 European News

Toscotec STEEL YANKEE DRYER TT SYD-22FT: the biggest ever done is on its way.

Toscotec STEEL YANKEE DRYER TT SYD-22FT: the biggest ever done is on its way.

On 15th December 2016, Toscotec shipped the first two TT SYD-22FT of 2° generation (diameter 6705 mm) from the port of Marina di Carrara, Tuscany. The first two Steel Yankee Dryers of the largest diameter ever built have left the dockand this is f...

17-01-2017 Hits:67 European News

BillerudKorsnäs makes further investment in Internet of Packaging

BillerudKorsnäs makes further investment in Internet of Packaging

BillerudKorsnäs is taking a further step into the Internet of Packaging by investing in a minority holding in UK technology company Hanhaa. The company’s solution allows users to track not only the location but also the condition of their deliveries ...

17-01-2017 Hits:60 Logistics

ANDRITZ to supply main production technologies and equipment for a new pulp mill in Lao PDR

ANDRITZ to supply main production technologies and equipment for a new pulp mill in Lao PDR

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper Holding Lao Co. Ltd. to supply main production technologies and equipment for a new pulp mill located in the city of Xepon, Lao People's Democratic Republic. Start-up is expe...

17-01-2017 Hits:83 Asian News

New VP Manufacturing, R&D and Technology Sappi Europe

New VP Manufacturing, R&D and Technology Sappi Europe

After forty-two years of service to the company Mat Quaedvlieg has retired from his position as Vice President Manufacturing, R&D and Technology Sappi Europe on December 31st, 2016. He will continue as VP Strategic Business Projects on a part time ba...

13-01-2017 Hits:84 European News

Connected Packaging Solution Launched by WestRock, EVRYTHNG and Digimarc at NRF 2017

Connected Packaging Solution Launched by WestRock, EVRYTHNG and Digimarc at NRF 2017

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just unveiled a connected packaging solution for smart products that combines Digimarc’s enabled barcode technology, with EVRYTHNG’s IoT Smart Products Platform to bring embedded, real time, connected digital intellige...

13-01-2017 Hits:115 North American News

Verso Corporation Names B. Christopher DiSantis as CEO

Verso Corporation Names B. Christopher DiSantis as CEO

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just announced that B. Christopher DiSantis will become the chief executive officer and a director of Verso effective as of February 1, 2017.  An entrepreneurial leader with extensive manufacturing experience, DiSant...

13-01-2017 Hits:89 North American News

Growth in consumer markets is driving the sack and kraft paper market to $80 billion by 2021

Growth in consumer markets is driving the sack and kraft paper market to $80 billion by 2021

Steady growth in consumer markets will buoy the sack and kraft paper industry to produce growth of around 3% per annum for 2016–2021 – according to the latest exclusive data from Smithers Pira. This will push global market value to $80 billion in 202...

13-01-2017 Hits:111 European News

Endress+Hauser Releases Proline 300/500 Smart Flow Instruments

Endress+Hauser Releases Proline 300/500 Smart Flow Instruments

The Coriolis and electromagnetic flow instruments have been optimized for maximum safety, enhanced measurement quality and device accessibility. Endress+Hauser releases Proline 300/500, a family of industry optimized “smart” Coriolis mass and elec...

13-01-2017 Hits:90 North American News

Glatfelter Announces Commercial Leadership Change in Its Specialty Papers Business Unit

Glatfelter Announces Commercial Leadership Change in Its Specialty Papers Business Unit

Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) has just announced the promotion of David Dickerhoof to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Specialty Papers, effective immediately. Mr. Dickerhoof fills the position previously held by Mr. Timothy Hess who was promoted to ...

13-01-2017 Hits:97 North American News

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) has just announced it is implementing a $60 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada.  Sonoco previously announced a URB price increase of $40 to $60 per ton in Oct...

13-01-2017 Hits:117 North American News

Toscotec - rebuilt tissue machine started-up at Lucart Laval sur Vologne mill in France.

Toscotec - rebuilt tissue machine started-up at Lucart Laval sur Vologne mill in France.

After a comprehensive rebuild supplied by Toscotec the rebuilt PM10 at Lucart Laval sur Vologne mill in France has been successfully started. The rebuild will boost the machine speed from the current 1300 mpm to 1600 mpm for the production of high-qu...

13-01-2017 Hits:86 European News

Performance Pipe Debuts New Innovations in High Temperature Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings

Performance Pipe Debuts New Innovations in High Temperature Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings

Performance Pipe, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, has launched a new product innovation in polyethylene (PE) pipe and fittings, designed to extend PE pipe capabilities in high temperature applications. Performance Pipe’s new Plat...

12-01-2017 Hits:85 European News

Stora Enso invests in the further commercialisation of microfibrillated cellulose in paperboard packaging

Stora Enso invests in the further commercialisation of microfibrillated cellulose in paperboard packaging

Stora Enso is investing a total of EUR 9.1 million into its consumer board mills in Imatra and Ingerois, Finland, and Fors, Sweden, to continue the commercialisation of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) and to accelerate product development.  With th...

11-01-2017 Hits:182 European News

European News

ANDRITZ successfully rebuilds sludge screw press a…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the rebuild of a sludge screw press at Stora Enso’s Anjala paper mill in Anjalankosk...

Toscotec STEEL YANKEE DRYER TT SYD-22FT: the bigge…

On 15th December 2016, Toscotec shipped the first two TT SYD-22FT of 2° generation (diameter 6705 mm) from the port of Marina di Carrara, Tuscany. ...

New VP Manufacturing, R&D and Technology Sappi…

After forty-two years of service to the company Mat Quaedvlieg has retired from his position as Vice President Manufacturing, R&D and Technology Sappi...

Growth in consumer markets is driving the sack and…

Steady growth in consumer markets will buoy the sack and kraft paper industry to produce growth of around 3% per annum for 2016–2021 – according to th...

American News

Connected Packaging Solution Launched by WestRock, EVRYTHNG and Digimarc at NRF 2017

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just unveiled a connected packaging solution for smart products that combines Digimarc’s enabled barcode technology, w...

Verso Corporation Names B. Christopher DiSantis as CEO

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just announced that B. Christopher DiSantis will become the chief executive officer and a director of Verso effectiv...

Endress+Hauser Releases Proline 300/500 Smart Flow Instruments

The Coriolis and electromagnetic flow instruments have been optimized for maximum safety, enhanced measurement quality and device accessibility. En...

Glatfelter Announces Commercial Leadership Change in Its Specialty Papers Business Unit

Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) has just announced the promotion of David Dickerhoof to Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Specialty Papers, effective imm...

Oceania News

Australia Pulp Expansion Now Possible: Pulp & …

Australia could be on the cusp of a pulp production expansion over the coming years, as domestic demand for pulp increases. Australia's pulp consum...

Paper Consumption in Australia to Rise

Paper Consumption to Rise 4.9% to 2020 Latest research and analysis by IndustryEdge demonstrates that Australia's consumption of paper and paperboard...

Valmet and Australian Paper sign a multi-year main…

Valmet and Australian Paper have signed a multi-year agreement for Valmet to provide maintenance technical support at the Maryvale Mill in Victoria, A...

Research and Markets: Australian and New Zealand P…

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/njhjqk/pulp_and_paper) has announced the addition of the "Pulp & Paper Edge" report t...

Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply main production technologies and…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper Holding Lao Co. Ltd. to supply main production technologies and equipment ...

Kemira invests in expansion of ASA capacity in Nan…

Kemira will make a multi-million euro investment in the production line expansion of sizing agent (ASA) at its Nanjing site in China. Sizing agents ar...

Valmet to supply a white liquor pressure disc filt…

Valmet will deliver a white liquor pressure disc filter to Daio Paper Co. Ltd's Mishima pulp mill in Japan. The new filter is scheduled to start-up in...

Toscotec to supply two MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machi…

Hengan Group, a leading Chinese manufacturer of tissue and hygiene products, has ordered two Toscotec’s MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machines, to be installe...

Financial News

Kemira increases prices of pulp & paper proces…

Kemira announces price increase for its pulp & paper process chemical product line in APAC. The adjustment will be effective January 9, 2017 or as cus...

The Board of Directors of Valmet resolved on conti…

The Board of Directors of Valmet has decided to continue the share based incentive program for Valmet's key employees approved in December 2014. The a...

Södra provides SEK 10 million in funding for resea…

In November, the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education decided to contribute an additional SEK 10 million to research projects conn...

Rottneros signs agreement on debt financing within…

As part of the previously announced long-term goal of changing the capital structure through increased borrowing, the Rottneros Group has signed agree...

Energy News

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK …

When Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill in Cumbria, UK, took the decision to invest in a bio mass boiler in order to switch its energy sourcing f...

Sun and wind instead of gas

Fossil fuels will become increasing scarce in the future. So we are investigating the possibility of using all kinds of alternatives to gas as an ener...

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Aw…

Kemira's site in Helsingborg, Sweden has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2016 for industrial symbiosis that facilitates sharing r...

Emerson announces new energy management informatio…

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Proces...