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Stora Enso launches bio-based lignin as renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials

Stora Enso launches bio-based lignin as renewable replacement for oil-based phenolic materials

The launch of LineoTM by Stora Enso is another important step on the way to replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions. Lineo is available to companies seeking more sustainable, bio-based alternatives. Lignin is one of the main buildi...

14-02-2018 Hits:123 European News

Kemira increases prices of polymer products in EMEA

Kemira increases prices of polymer products in EMEA

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases for all polymer products in the EMEA region. The price increase of +8-10% for all applications, which will become effective on 1st March 20...

14-02-2018 Hits:114 financial News

Valmet to supply a wet end rebuild for Sappi Gratkorn Mill in Austria

Valmet to supply a wet end rebuild for Sappi Gratkorn Mill in Austria

Valmet will supply a wet end rebuild with installation for Sappi Gratkorn Mill in Austria. The goal of the rebuild is to improve paper machine (PM 9) efficiency, reliability and energy efficiency. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for ...

13-02-2018 Hits:128 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with the world’s largest steel Yankee dryer in Brazil

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with the world’s largest steel Yankee dryer in Brazil

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with steel Yankee dryer and steam-heated hood delivered to Carta Fabril, for its mill in Anápolis, Brazil. Due to the outstanding and short commissi...

13-02-2018 Hits:118 South American News

ANDRITZ to modernize DIP line at Metsä Tissue, Finland

ANDRITZ to modernize DIP line at Metsä Tissue, Finland

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Metsä Tissue to modernize and upgrade the existing DIP line at the Metsä Tissue mill in Mänttä, Finland. The new DIP line is to supply the furnish for all three tissue machines at the...

12-02-2018 Hits:152 European News

History of Pratt Industries 100% Recycled Corrugated Boxes

History of Pratt Industries 100% Recycled Corrugated Boxes

Pratt Industries has been America’s leading recycled paper and packaging company for over 25 years – dedicated to the sustainability of our planet, our customers and our people, and is recognized around the world for its environmental stewardship. Th...

12-02-2018 Hits:144 North American News

Valmet to replace its first-ever Damatic Classic automation system delivered at Pankaboard's board mill in Finland

Valmet to replace its first-ever Damatic Classic automation system delivered at Pankaboard's board mill in Finland

Valmet will replace the first-ever Damatic Classic automation system delivered with a Valmet DNA automation system at Pankaboard's board mill in Lieksa, Eastern Finland. The system has been operating since 1979. Additionally, Valmet will also upgrade...

12-02-2018 Hits:278 European News

Metsä Board’s customers can now use the SFI on-product label in North America

Metsä Board’s customers can now use the SFI on-product label in North America

Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboard, have just announced that its North American customers can now use Metsä Board’s products with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) on-product label that recognises glo...

12-02-2018 Hits:126 North American News

BillerudKorsnäs adopts science based climate impact targets

BillerudKorsnäs adopts science based climate impact targets

As one of the forerunners in the global packaging industry, BillerudKorsnäs has received approval for its climate goals by the Science Based Targets initiative. The initiative was initiated by the UN, WWF and the World Resources Institute, aiming at ...

12-02-2018 Hits:133 European News

Albany International Announces New CEO

Albany International Announces New CEO

Albany International Corp. (NYSE:AIN) has just announced its Board of Directors has appointed Olivier Jarrault as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board to succeed Joseph G. Morone, effective March 2. Mr. Jarrault, 56, is a 14-...

12-02-2018 Hits:157 North American News

Reduce waste and increase production

Reduce waste and increase production

Industrial component supplier, CP Automation, now supplies SmartMotion web guide controllers from converting industry component manufacturer, RE-spa. The controllers improve feed accuracy and reduce waste for anyone winding, unwinding or printing on ...

06-02-2018 Hits:274 European News

Mondi relaunches IQ as “The intelligent Paper Brand”

Mondi relaunches IQ as “The intelligent Paper Brand”

Mondi, the global packaging and paper Group, gives its office and professional printing paper IQ a brand new look. The IQ brand concept revolves around ‘Intelligence’ and what it means to be an intelligent paper solution, offering the right answer fo...

02-02-2018 Hits:364 European News

Berry Completes “Center of Excellence” with A.Celli Nonwovens

Berry Completes “Center of Excellence” with A.Celli Nonwovens

  Investment in Italy enhances offerings to hygiene market Berry Global Inc. has completed the investments establishing a “Center of Excellence” for carded nonwovens in Terno D’Isola, Italy. The two-year program delivers enhanced production, con...

02-02-2018 Hits:258 European News

BASF finalizes the divestiture of its Pischelsdorf production site in Austria to Synthomer Austria GmbH

BASF finalizes the divestiture of its Pischelsdorf production site in Austria to Synthomer Austria GmbH

BASF has completed the announced divestiture of the production site for styrene-butadiene-based paper dispersions in Pischelsdorf, Austria to Synthomer Austria GmbH, a subsidiary of the British specialty chemicals manufacturer Synthomer plc. Consent ...

02-02-2018 Hits:260 European News

Resolute Announces Appointment of Yves Laflamme as President and CEO, Succeeding Richard Garneau

Resolute Announces Appointment of Yves Laflamme as President and CEO, Succeeding Richard Garneau

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has just announced the selection and appointment of Yves Laflamme as Resolute's new president and chief executive officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, succeeding Richard Garneau. The announcement of Mr. Garne...

02-02-2018 Hits:225 Canadian News

BARRICOTE® Barrier Papers: Successful Hygiene Certification at Mitsubishi HiTec Paper

BARRICOTE® Barrier Papers: Successful Hygiene Certification at Mitsubishi HiTec Paper

BARRICOTE® stands for a range of particularly environmentally friendly and at the same time very effective barrier papers for food packaging from Mitsubishi HiTec Paper. In order to meet the stringent requirements for food safety, the mills in Bielef...

02-02-2018 Hits:239 European News

Kartonsan selects Greycon for new Production Planning and MES systems with SAP

Kartonsan selects Greycon for new Production Planning and MES systems with SAP

Turkish coated cardboard producer, Kartonsan has appointed Greycon to implement its full range of solutions including opt-Studio for production planning, X-Trim for trim optimisation and GreyconMill as Manufacturing Execution System at its facilities...

02-02-2018 Hits:230 European News

BASF to increase prices for wet-end paper chemicals in the EMEA region

BASF to increase prices for wet-end paper chemicals in the EMEA region

Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, BASF will increase prices for wet-end paper chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by 4 to 12 percent, effective February 1, 2018 or as existin...

02-02-2018 Hits:212 European News

Amazon Papyrus to Increase Prices

Amazon Papyrus to Increase Prices

“Amazon Papyrus Chemicals (APC), Hong Kong, announces a price increase of 5 - 15% depending on the products, with immediate effect or wherever contracts allow. This price increase is necessary due to a significant increase in raw material, manufactur...

02-02-2018 Hits:243 financial News

Europac Viana PM4 vacuum system is fully installed

Europac Viana PM4 vacuum system is fully installed

Europac Viana PM4 vacuum system is fully installed and fulfills all guarantees. This turn-key vacuum system rebuild project includes five (5) Ecopump Turbos, one low vacuum EP Blower, new Ecodrop water separators and full Ecoflow system. Turnkey deli...

01-02-2018 Hits:221 European News

Lucart has acquired the Spanish Group CEL Technologies

Lucart has acquired the Spanish Group CEL Technologies

The Lucca-based Group continues its development in the markets of paper for hygienic and sanitary use in Europe Lucart welcomes 2018 with a major investment aimed at strengthening its market position in the Iberian peninsula, through the acquisiti...

01-02-2018 Hits:231 European News

European News

Stora Enso launches bio-based lignin as renewable …

The launch of LineoTM by Stora Enso is another important step on the way to replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions. Lineo is availa...

Valmet to supply a wet end rebuild for Sappi Gratk…

Valmet will supply a wet end rebuild with installation for Sappi Gratkorn Mill in Austria. The goal of the rebuild is to improve paper machine (PM 9) ...

ANDRITZ to modernize DIP line at Metsä Tissue, Fin…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Metsä Tissue to modernize and upgrade the existing DIP line at the Metsä Tissue mill...

Valmet to replace its first-ever Damatic Classic a…

Valmet will replace the first-ever Damatic Classic automation system delivered with a Valmet DNA automation system at Pankaboard's board mill in Lieks...

American News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with the world’s largest steel Yankee dryer in Brazil

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with steel Yankee dryer and steam-heated hood de...

History of Pratt Industries 100% Recycled Corrugated Boxes

Pratt Industries has been America’s leading recycled paper and packaging company for over 25 years – dedicated to the sustainability of our planet, ou...

Metsä Board’s customers can now use the SFI on-product label in North America

Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboard, have just announced that its North American customers can now use Metsä Bo...

Albany International Announces New CEO

Albany International Corp. (NYSE:AIN) has just announced its Board of Directors has appointed Olivier Jarrault as President, Chief Executive Officer a...

Oceania News

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started u…

Toscotec is confirmed as global supplier of Steel Yankee Dryers, with installations across five continents.  Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec ...

PMP to supply intelli-jet v® hydraulic headbox to …

In April 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Australian Paper for delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox for their pa...

Valmet and Orora's Botany Mill renewed the service…

Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year agreement to continue the supply of maintenance and technology services for board making line 'B9' a...

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...

Asian News

Toscotec will provide four new AHEAD-2.0M tissue m…

Vinda International Group purchased four new Toscotec AHEAD-2.0M tissue machines, to be installed in its new production base in Xiaonan district, Xiao...

Valmet to supply a waste-fired boiler to Shanying …

Valmet and Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd. have signed a contract regarding a delivery of a mill waste-fired boiler plant to Shanying Huazho...

Infinity ToughLine: Time savings of 50 percent whe…

The Infinity ToughLine press fabric maintains its consistently high void volume even when exposed to high line load and substantial degree of wear. A ...

Hengan International celebrates the successful sta…

The leading Chinese producer of hygiene and sanitary products has successfully started up the second of two Toscotec-supplied tissue machines installe...

Financial News

Kemira increases prices of polymer products in EME…

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases for all polymer products in the EMEA reg...

Amazon Papyrus to Increase Prices

“Amazon Papyrus Chemicals (APC), Hong Kong, announces a price increase of 5 - 15% depending on the products, with immediate effect or wherever contrac...

Production disruptions impact profit negatively

The difficulties with production availability continued in the fourth quarter 2017 which impacted sales volumes negatively despite a very strong marke...

Metsä Board raises its result guidance for October…

Metsä Board is raising its result guidance for the fourth quarter of 2017, which was announced in Metsä Board’s interim report for January–September 2...

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...