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Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

The technology leader Voith presents its vision for future user interfaces with paper machines. Developed for the paper production of tomorrow, the innovative user interface significantly increases plant productivity, ensures paper quality and reduce...

23-09-2021 Hits:19 European News

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet will supply a high-capacity OptiWin Pro winder to Norske Skog’s Golbey mill in France. The main target of Norske Skog Golbey is to have one winder to handle the 550,000-tonne capacity of the converted high-speed and high-capacity paper machine...

23-09-2021 Hits:22 European News

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec successfully started up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro Ansalcarta in Villa Basilica, Italy. The new Yankee replaced an existing cast iron dryer installed on PM1 in 1993 by Officine Meccaniche Toschi, which was renamed To...

23-09-2021 Hits:38 European News

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

A radar level transmitter ideal for powders and dusty atmospheres KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, announces its new Optiwave 6500C, a radar level transmitter for powders and dusty...

22-09-2021 Hits:68 European News

Launch of Combilift’s new XLE model

Launch of Combilift’s new XLE model

Irish materials handling specialist Combilift has officially launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, as a further addition to its impressive range of electric models. In line with the growing demand for electric powered equipment, this multidirec...

22-09-2021 Hits:61 Logistics

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specializing in te...

22-09-2021 Hits:80 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up stock preparation system at Vinda Personal Care, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up stock preparation system at Vinda Personal Care, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a stock preparation system supplied to Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) Co., Ltd., as part of its tissue production at the mill in Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. With this new line, ther...

22-09-2021 Hits:61 Asian News

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens to supply Carded/Pulp (CP) line for Indian customer Tufropes

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens to supply Carded/Pulp (CP) line for Indian customer Tufropes

India has a huge potential concerning hygiene-related nonwoven products. Wet and dry wipes lift hygienic standards in baby and body care. Since all these products are single-use items the need for environmental-friendly products cannot be doubted. ...

22-09-2021 Hits:79 Asian News

ANDRITZ to convert paper machine from newsprint to packaging paper production for Volga Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

ANDRITZ to convert paper machine from newsprint to packaging paper production for Volga Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, to supply a new OCC line as well as to convert its PM 6, a newsprint paper machine, to a packaging paper machine...

21-09-2021 Hits:82 Asian News

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Accounting for 25,090 tonnes in 2021, the specialty papers market is dynamic and will present multiple lucrative diversification opportunities across the next five years. This includes delivering new grades that will allow companies to deliver on com...

20-09-2021 Hits:88 European News

Valmet and CMPC sign letter of intent for the modernization of Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC sign letter of intent for the modernization of Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC have signed a letter of intent (LOI) for Valmet to deliver key technology for the BioCMPC project. The target of the project is to increase the production capacity of the Guaíba pulp mill’s line 2 from 1.5 million ADt/y (air dry tonne...

20-09-2021 Hits:73 South American News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty ...

20-09-2021 Hits:90 European News

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 have entered a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels. SCA will supply tall oil to the joint venture and will invest approximately SEK 0.6 billion in the company. SCA and St1 will be equal shareholders of the joint venture, whi...

20-09-2021 Hits:80 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up major pulp production equipment for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

ANDRITZ successfully starts up major pulp production equipment for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up key production equipment for the first of two environmentally friendly hardwood pulp production lines supplied for Bracell’s “STAR” project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo. The second ...

20-09-2021 Hits:130 South American News

AMETEK Surface Vision to showcase its color-based inspection technology expertise at TAPPICon Live! 2021

AMETEK Surface Vision to showcase its color-based inspection technology expertise at TAPPICon Live! 2021

AMETEK Surface Vision, a leading provider of online surface inspection solutions, will be both exhibiting and presenting its technical expertise at next month’s TAPPICon Live! pulp and paper industry conference. Held in in Atlanta, Georgia, from Oct...

15-09-2021 Hits:159 North American News

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG:ID SKG:LN) (together with its subsidiaries, “Smurfit Kappa” or the “Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas...

15-09-2021 Hits:148 European News

Kemira increases prices of process and functional chemistries globally for paper industry

Kemira increases prices of process and functional chemistries globally for paper industry

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, announces price increases in the Process & Functional chemistry portfolio globally. The increase will be up to 30%, and effective for deliveries from October 1st...

13-09-2021 Hits:160 Financial News

Suzano re-enters Sustainability Linked Bond market with a new $500 million issue two months after pricing of initial $1 billion SLB with social and environmental targets

Suzano re-enters Sustainability Linked Bond market with a new $500 million issue two months after pricing of initial $1 billion SLB with social and environmental targets

39% of Suzano’s debt linked to social and environmental commitments Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp and paper producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts developed from eucalyptus, announces the completion of a new ...

13-09-2021 Hits:200 Financial News

AFT ANNOUNCES LATEST CONTAINERBOARD POM SYSTEM

AFT ANNOUNCES LATEST CONTAINERBOARD POM SYSTEM

AFT is pleased to announce three new advanced POM systems to be delivered for Klabin Puma II Project PM28, a multi-ply containerboard application in Brazil, South America. The POM system will help to provide superior cleanliness and fast response to ...

13-09-2021 Hits:212 South American News

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

How can manufacturers significantly improve product quality and process runnability in paper production and converting? This is exactly the question German manufacturer of specialized testing technology, emtec Electronic, addresses at booth 163 at th...

13-09-2021 Hits:162 European News

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

The Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is progressing according to plan and the mill’s foundation stone was laid today, 13 September 2021. The foundation stone was laid to the area of fibre line of the new mill by Ismo...

13-09-2021 Hits:200 European News

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

ABB and Södra have entered a long-term, strategic partnership to co-develop a roadmap to drive new levels of efficiency, engagement and digitalization across Södra’s enterprise to ultimately define the next generation mill. Södra, Sweden's largest...

09-09-2021 Hits:202 European News

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet and UPM have signed an extension of the existing maintenance operations agreement for UPM’s Platting mill in Germany, for an additional three years. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. “Since the start-up of the Valmet-delivered...

07-09-2021 Hits:206 European News

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper in China

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper in China

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper Co., Ltd. in China. The systems will be installed on Xinxiang Xinya Paper’s paper machine PM2 to improve production runnability and end-product quality. Th...

06-09-2021 Hits:206 Asian News

Kemira invests in a new production line of ASA sizing agents in Asia-Pacific for paper and board industry

Kemira invests in a new production line of ASA sizing agents in Asia-Pacific for paper and board industry

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries, announces a significant investment in the production of alkenyl succinic anhydride sizing agent (ASA) in China. ASA is one of the most effective and cost-effici...

03-09-2021 Hits:310 Asian News

Voith announces necessary price adjustments for paper machine clothing, shoe press sleeves, roll covers, mechanical roll service and doctoring solutions

Voith announces necessary price adjustments for paper machine clothing, shoe press sleeves, roll covers, mechanical roll service and doctoring solutions

The global pandemic has caused major unpredictable challenges in both public and private areas. One of these effects is enormous cost increases in many industrial sectors, for example raw materials, packaging and transport. Due to continuing signi...

02-09-2021 Hits:243 Financial News

Kemira increases prices of pulp bleaching chemicals in EMEA

Kemira increases prices of pulp bleaching chemicals in EMEA

Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces 10-15% price increases across pulp bleaching chemicals hydrogen peroxide and sodium chlorate in the EMEA region. The adjustments will be effective immediately or as contracts allow. The price adjustments...

02-09-2021 Hits:283 Financial News

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:275 European News

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

To better serve customers in Pulp & Paper industry, Ingersoll Rand brands Runtech Systems and Nash are joining their sales activities in Europe. With a unique offering portfolio for paper machine dewatering and vacuum systems and extensive paperm...

01-09-2021 Hits:285 European News

Valmet to supply key paper machine technology to Muda Paper Mills in Malaysia

Valmet to supply key paper machine technology to Muda Paper Mills in Malaysia

Valmet will supply key paper machine technology, which includes several upgrading works, to Muda Paper Mills Sdn. Bhd. for its PM 9 in Malaysia. The start-up is scheduled for the second quarter 2022. The order is included in Valmet's orders received...

01-09-2021 Hits:268 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Astrabel d.o.o. to supply a tissue plant for cost-efficient production of high-quality grades to its mill in Belišće, Croatia. Start-up is planned for 2023. The turn-key project inclu...

01-09-2021 Hits:267 European News

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Emtec Electronic reveals how its specialized measuring devices can be used to improve paper products, optimize processing and converting, and ultimately save costs and resources at the PROGRESS trade convention in Łódź, Poland, from September 22 to 2...

31-08-2021 Hits:280 European News

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for power and recovery boiler conversions to Domtar

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for power and recovery boiler conversions to Domtar

ANDRITZ Inc., a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has been selected by Domtar Corporation to provide equipment and technical services for conversion of a power boiler and a recovery boiler at their Kingsport paper mill, in Kingsport, ...

31-08-2021 Hits:284 North American News

Valmet’s OptiConcept M kraft making line successfully started up at Klabin’s Puma Project in Brazil

Valmet’s OptiConcept M kraft making line successfully started up at Klabin’s Puma Project in Brazil

A new kraftliner production line, PM 27, which was supplied by Valmet to Klabin, was successfully started up on August 30th, 2021 at Puma Project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. The order for the production line was signed in May 2019. In 2019, Klabi...

31-08-2021 Hits:275 South American News

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Some events need to be celebrated. Replus Tissue and EIL have the opportunity to present you a renovation plan of Cartiera Capostrada with which we have been collaborating for several years. This year they are celebrating their 70th birthday: a per...

31-08-2021 Hits:269 European News

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

State of the Art Complete Coating Line Available for sale w/ Complete Selection of Support Equipment " Metso Valmet High Speed Pilot Coating Plant - Complete Balance speed 3000 m/min Grades 28-330 g/m Width 762 mm (30") Coater: Valmet OptiConcept Co...

31-08-2021 Hits:276 European News

Valmet to supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia

Valmet to supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia

Valmet will supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia. In the project, paper machine, which was originally producing fine paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce brown grades. The start-up of the rebu...

31-08-2021 Hits:263 Asian News

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso has completed the union negotiations regarding the closure of pulp and paper production at Kvarnsveden. A total of 340 people will be permanently laid off. Some 25% of the redundancies can be managed through pension arrangements, and 100 p...

31-08-2021 Hits:224 European News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from United Paper Public Company Limited (“United Paper”) to supply a complete OCC line for its mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2022. ANDRITZ...

30-08-2021 Hits:412 Asian News

Full-line supplier Voith receives order from Shandong Huatai Paper to rebuild PM 11 for production of woodfree uncoated paper

Full-line supplier Voith receives order from Shandong Huatai Paper to rebuild PM 11 for production of woodfree uncoated paper

In response to changing market demand, Shandong Huatai Paper decided to rebuild and modernize PM 11 in order to progressively convert newsprint production to high-quality graphic paper. The paper producer selected the full-line supplier Voith as a su...

26-08-2021 Hits:295 Asian News

Nonwovens Lamination

Nonwovens Lamination

What is Lamination? Lamination is the process of manufacturing a material in multiple layers, so that the combined physical and mechanical characteristics of each layer make for a stronger, more resilient composite material. What is Laminat...

26-08-2021 Hits:255 European News

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. The new boiler will improve the reliability of the paper mill’s steam and electricity supply. Ad...

26-08-2021 Hits:244 European News

International Paper Announces the Record Date and Distribution Date in Connection with the Spin-off of its Printing Papers Business

International Paper Announces the Record Date and Distribution Date in Connection with the Spin-off of its Printing Papers Business

International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced the timing and additional details regarding the spinoff of its Printing Paper business, which will be known as Sylvamo Corporation ("Sylvamo").  As previously announced, immediately following the sp...

26-08-2021 Hits:258 North American News

Valmet to invest in a new service center in Guangxi, China

Valmet to invest in a new service center in Guangxi, China

Valmet will build its fourth service center in China, in the city of Beihai, to further develop its local presence in the fast-growing pulp and paper industry in the Guangxi province. Valmet's new Guangxi Service Center will be in operation by the fo...

25-08-2021 Hits:270 Asian News

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB’s appointment by Voith to deliver end customer electrification package enables SCA to transform kraftliner production capabilities at Swedish pulp and paper mill ABB has been contracted by machine supplier Voith to deliver drives and electrifica...

23-08-2021 Hits:322 European News

Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons’ new Beihai mill in China

Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons’ new Beihai mill in China

Valmet has received several pulp technology orders from Nine Dragons for their pulp, paper and board greenfield project in Beihai city, Guangxi autonomous region, in China. The order consists of two complete fiberlines, two bleached chemi thermo mech...

23-08-2021 Hits:327 Asian News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line on a turnkey basis to Vajda Papír at its Dunaföldvár mill, near Budapest, Hungary. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022.  The new AHEAD 2.2L machine features a net sheet width of...

20-08-2021 Hits:311 European News

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet introduced its climate program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – in March 2021 with CO2 emission reduction targets for its entire value chain. Now Valmet has got its climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative...

20-08-2021 Hits:311 European News

Brown Machine Group Announces Industry-Leading C-RUSH System for Reducing Manual Labor and increase productivity in Paper Cup Manufacturing

Brown Machine Group Announces Industry-Leading C-RUSH System for Reducing Manual Labor and increase productivity in Paper Cup Manufacturing

SMART-DOLA™ feature enables production of unlimited number of fixtures Brown Machine Group (BMG) is pleased to announce the aXatronics C-RUSH System, designed for use in paper cup manufacturing applications. The first of its kind to automatically re...

18-08-2021 Hits:405 North American News

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

James Cropper’s Richard Burnett explains why expert blending of upcycled and virgin fibre is the key to connecting the three cornerstones of modern papermaking. The feverish focus on sustainability in the paper and packaging world is no secret. Neit...

18-08-2021 Hits:317 European News

ANDRITZ to supply chip storage system to Visy Pulp & Paper, Tumut mill, Australia

ANDRITZ to supply chip storage system to Visy Pulp & Paper, Tumut mill, Australia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Visy Pulp & Paper for a 243,000 m3 chip handling and storage system, including a Stacker Reclaimer RST360, for its Tumut mill in New South Wales, Australia. The ANDRITZ 360° Stack...

17-08-2021 Hits:357 Oceania News

Suzano reports operating cash generation of R$4.9 billion in second quarter 2021

Suzano reports operating cash generation of R$4.9 billion in second quarter 2021

Strong results drive continued reduction in company's leverage Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts developed from eucalyptus, reported operating cash generation of R$4.9 billi...

12-08-2021 Hits:398 South American News

Valmet to upgrade a recovery boiler for Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited’s Chongqing mill in China

Valmet to upgrade a recovery boiler for Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited’s Chongqing mill in China

Valmet will offer recovery boiler upgrade service to Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited’s Chongqing mill in China. The project is scheduled to be finished in the second quarter of 2022. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the ...

12-08-2021 Hits:361 Asian News

ACQUISITION OF KWIDZYN MILL SUCCESSFULLY FINALIZED

ACQUISITION OF KWIDZYN MILL SUCCESSFULLY FINALIZED

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has completed the acquisition of the Kwidzyn mill, Poland, which was agreed in mid-February 2021, after receiving approval from all relevant competition authorities. The acquisition of the Kwidzyn mill forms part of MM's s...

09-08-2021 Hits:340 European News

New TAPPI Technical Information Paper Explores Performance of emtec Tissue Softness Analyzer

New TAPPI Technical Information Paper Explores Performance of emtec Tissue Softness Analyzer

Measuring device manufacturer emtec Electronic is pleased to announce that its TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer is the subject of a recently released TAPPI Technical Information Paper (TIP). The peer-reviewed technical specification document investigates...

06-08-2021 Hits:463 European News

Koehler Paper relies on Voith for the second expansion stage of paper machine 5 in Oberkirch, Germany

Koehler Paper relies on Voith for the second expansion stage of paper machine 5 in Oberkirch, Germany

After a successful first rebuild stage of PM 5 in Oberkirch – with the installation of the Voith SpeedSizer film press and contactless qDryPro Compact high-performance drying system – specialty paper manufacturer Koehler Paper has confirmed its confi...

05-08-2021 Hits:398 European News

Valmet receives a repeat order for a tissue production line from Eczacibasi Consumer Products in Turkey

Valmet receives a repeat order for a tissue production line from Eczacibasi Consumer Products in Turkey

Eczacibasi Consumer Products has chosen Valmet as the supplier for their new tissue line, which will be installed at the company’s Manisa Plant in Turkey. The new Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS line, including stock-preparation, automation and Focus rewi...

05-08-2021 Hits:422 European News

ANDRITZ to supply upgrade to the world’s largest BCTMP system for P&W grades at Shandong Huatai Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply upgrade to the world’s largest BCTMP system for P&W grades at Shandong Huatai Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Shandong Huatai Paper Industry Shareholding to upgrade an existing BCTMP (bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp) plant to become the world’s largest mechanical pulping line for P&W...

05-08-2021 Hits:398 Asian News

Valmet receives an order from Holmen for hardwood line rebuild at Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet receives an order from Holmen for hardwood line rebuild at Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the hard wood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden. The rebuild will cut variable costs and improve production stability. The work will be implemented during the second half of 2022...

05-08-2021 Hits:377 European News

ANDRITZ introduces CircleToZero® – paving the way towards pulp production with zero emissions and zero waste

ANDRITZ introduces CircleToZero® – paving the way towards pulp production with zero emissions and zero waste

International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched CircleToZero®, a holistic program for the pulp-producing industry with the goal of providing strong support to customers in their efforts to achieve maximum, sustainable production, aiming at zero e...

05-08-2021 Hits:422 European News

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Efficiency and performance also in the creation of packaging: this is what Lucart is looking for. Lucart is one of the leading companies in the tissue products sector and has been pursuing sustainability objectives for many years, starting from recyc...

05-08-2021 Hits:419 European News

James Cropper partners with the prestigious Wainwright Prize showcasing writing on Nature and Conservation

James Cropper partners with the prestigious Wainwright Prize showcasing writing on Nature and Conservation

James Cropper has announced a three-year headline sponsorship of The Wainwright Prize, a prestigious nature writing prize, named after much-loved writer Alfred Wainwright, a Kendal local famous for his Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. H...

05-08-2021 Hits:457 European News

Sappi taps Toscotec for TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer

Sappi taps Toscotec for TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer

Toscotec has received an order from Sappi to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to their mill in Stanger, South Africa. The TT SYD was delivered in record time only 20 weeks after the order. The start-up is planned for the third quarter of 2021. The...

05-08-2021 Hits:376 European News

Sappi returns to profitability in third financial quarter 2021

Sappi returns to profitability in third financial quarter 2021

Commenting on the group’s results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “We have seen a significant improvement in market conditions in the majority of our trading regions during the quarter. This contributed to a material increase in qua...

05-08-2021 Hits:363 Financial News

Positive climate footprint for Silphie-fibers confirmed

Positive climate footprint for Silphie-fibers confirmed

Fraunhofer UMSICHT creates a life cycle assessment for OutNature OutNature is a subsidiary of PreZero specializing in the production of sustainable fiber and paper products from the Donau-Silphie, an energy crop. The positive climate footprint for S...

05-08-2021 Hits:367 European News

If you can’t see the wood for the gears, switch systems

If you can’t see the wood for the gears, switch systems

Niko Lahtinen, Paper Machine Drives Business DriverAuthNiko Lahtinen Forest industry operations rise or fall on system reliability and energy efficiency. Traditionally, geared drive motors have been the workhorse of pulp and paper mills, and thousan...

05-08-2021 Hits:834 European News

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, is rolling out a comprehensive portfolio of corrugated packaging solutions for the online grocery market across Central Europe. Using its wealth of experience in eCommerce packaging, Mondi has...

04-08-2021 Hits:427 European News

China Boosts Imports of Chemical Wood Pulp to Meet Growing Demand for Paper Packaging

China Boosts Imports of Chemical Wood Pulp to Meet Growing Demand for Paper Packaging

Webinar: Global Recovered Paper Market - Statistics, Trends, and Outlook IndexBox has just published a new report: 'China - Chemical Wood Pulp - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key f...

04-08-2021 Hits:358 Asian News

ACQUISITION OF KOTKAMILLS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

ACQUISITION OF KOTKAMILLS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

MM strengthens its position in virgin-fiber based cartonboard and innovative barrier cartonboard solutions for plastic replacement The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has completed the acquisition of Kotkamills, Finland, which was agreed in December 2020, ...

03-08-2021 Hits:360 European News

Recard delivers Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills its second turnkey plant

Recard delivers Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills its second turnkey plant

In June, Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd and Recard S.p.A. signed a contract for the delivery of a brand new tissue and MG paper production plant. For the second time, this important client from Bangladesh chose Recard for the delivery of a plant....

02-08-2021 Hits:246 European News

Divestment of Eerbeek and Baiersbronn board mills finalized

Divestment of Eerbeek and Baiersbronn board mills finalized

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (“MM”) announces the closing of the divestment of its virgin fiber-based cartonboard mills located in Eerbeek, Netherlands, and Baiersbronn, Germany, to a subsidiary of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. The dive...

02-08-2021 Hits:333 European News

A.Celli rebuilds and starts up the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier’s PM3

A.Celli rebuilds and starts up the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier’s PM3

A.Celli Paper, together with the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier team, has successfully rebuilt and started up the PM3 of the Roermond plant dedicated to the production of packaging paper. A.Celli Paper announces the completion of the rebuilt PM3 sta...

29-07-2021 Hits:244 European News

BillerudKorsnäs aims to divest the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs aims to divest the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs is in a process with the aim of divesting the paper mill in Beetham, UK. The process is ongoing and no binding agreement to divest the mill has yet been entered into. Since BillerudKorsnäs’ machine glazed (MG) paper business has prima...

29-07-2021 Hits:224 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed tissue machine to ST Paper in Duluth, Minnesota, USA

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed tissue machine to ST Paper in Duluth, Minnesota, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from ST Paper to supply a new tissue machine for its recently acquired site in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Start-up is planned for the end of 2022. The ANDRITZ tissue machine of the type Prim...

29-07-2021 Hits:227 North American News

First order win for ABB’s newly-launched Sheet Break Performance digital service

First order win for ABB’s newly-launched Sheet Break Performance digital service

RAK Mill, Indonesia, signs new ABB contract as part of digital transformation project to help achieve its highest ever production. ABB has won a first order for its recently-launched Sheet Break Performanceas part of a major digital transformation p...

28-07-2021 Hits:266 Asian News

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 27 July 2021 an investment of EUR 210 million in increasing folding boxboard capacity at its Husum mill in Sweden. The company is responding to growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials...

28-07-2021 Hits:283 European News

Papermaking Vision: Voith creates visionary design study for the paper production line of the future

Papermaking Vision: Voith creates visionary design study for the paper production line of the future

With a visionary design study, technology group Voith is creating the paper production line of the future. The design particularly focuses on improved efficiency and ease of maintenance. As a full-line supplier, the company has considered all aspects...

28-07-2021 Hits:267 European News

Voith wins AI Champions Award 2021 for its OnView.DigitalEye innovation in the ‘large enterprise’ category

Voith wins AI Champions Award 2021 for its OnView.DigitalEye innovation in the ‘large enterprise’ category

Voith wins this year’s AI Champions Award in the ‘large enterprise’ category for its newly developed AI application OnView.DigitalEye. For the first time, this innovation allows the quality of recovered paper to be analyzed at the stock preparation s...

27-07-2021 Hits:244 European News

PAPRESA IMPLEMENT X-TRIM TO MAXIMISE PERFORMANCE FOR FUTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

PAPRESA IMPLEMENT X-TRIM TO MAXIMISE PERFORMANCE FOR FUTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The Papresa Paper Mill in northern Spain produces newsprint paper and packaging paper from recycled paper. Mainly supplying newspaper publishers, together with other commercial printing, Papresa’s production capacity of 375,000 tons of paper is deliv...

27-07-2021 Hits:286 European News

Sappi Europe announces further price increases for Sublimation & Inkjet grades by 8-12%

Sappi Europe announces further price increases for Sublimation & Inkjet grades by 8-12%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Transjet, Basejet and Inkjet grades by 8-12 % valid for deliveries from 1 September 2021. The unprecedented and ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination wi...

27-07-2021 Hits:257 Financial News

Solenis Launches New Blog to Help Water-Intensive Companies Reach Operational and Sustainability Goals

Solenis Launches New Blog to Help Water-Intensive Companies Reach Operational and Sustainability Goals

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, recently launched an informative new blog to help customers and organizations in water-intensive industries. Located at www.solenis.com/en/newsblog, the blog features tips and educational art...

27-07-2021 Hits:276 North American News

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line to GrandBay Papelera Internacional.

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line to GrandBay Papelera Internacional.

GrandBay Group placed an order with Toscotec for one AHEAD 2.2L complete tissue line to be installed at its subsidiary Papelera Internacional in Rio Hondo Zacapa, Guatemala. The start-up is scheduled for late 2022.  The AHEAD 2.2L machine (PM7)...

15-07-2021 Hits:413 South American News

Veracel Celulose S.A. commissions Voith to completely rebuild and upgrade the QCS Scanner at PDM 1 in Eunapólis, Brazil

Veracel Celulose S.A. commissions Voith to completely rebuild and upgrade the QCS Scanner at PDM 1 in Eunapólis, Brazil

Veracel Celulose S.A., one of the biggest pulp producers in Brazil and part of Europe’s second largest paper producer Stora Enso, has commissioned Voith to upgrade its Quality Control System (QCS) of scanner and sensors for the company’s PDM 1 in Eun...

09-07-2021 Hits:711 South American News

Valmet has completed the acquisitions of EWK Umwelttechnik and ECP Group to strengthen its environmental systems business

Valmet has completed the acquisitions of EWK Umwelttechnik and ECP Group to strengthen its environmental systems business

Valmet has completed the acquisition of EWK Umwelttechnik GmbH and ECP Group Oy following the agreements that were announced on June 10. EWK Umwelttechnik is a German company manufacturing and supplying air emission control systems and after-installa...

09-07-2021 Hits:466 European News

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Kvarnsveden site concerning the closure of pulp and paper production

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Kvarnsveden site concerning the closure of pulp and paper production

Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning the closing down the pulp and paper production at its Kvarnsveden site in Sweden. The closure will take place by the end of the third quarter of 2021. In April 2021, Stora Enso a...

09-07-2021 Hits:512 European News

ANDRITZ acquires parts of Air Quality Control System (AQCS) business from GE Steam Power

ANDRITZ acquires parts of Air Quality Control System (AQCS) business from GE Steam Power

International technology group ANDRITZ has signed an agreement with GE Steam Power to acquire parts of their Air Quality Control System (AQCS) technology, including the technology center in Växjö, Sweden. Closing of the transaction was reached on 1st...

09-07-2021 Hits:498 European News

A.Celli Paper to supply a tissue production line to Ukraine’s Kochavinska Paper Factory

A.Celli Paper to supply a tissue production line to Ukraine’s Kochavinska Paper Factory

Kochavinska Paper Factory and A.Celli Paper signed a turnkey supply contract for a high efficiency iDEAL® tissue machine. A.Celli Paper is proud to announce that it will supply a tissue production line to the European tissue brand Kochavinska P...

09-07-2021 Hits:487 European News

Voith receives order to supply a complete board production line to Asia Symbol (Jiangsu) in China

Voith receives order to supply a complete board production line to Asia Symbol (Jiangsu) in China

Voith has received another order to build and supply a complete paper production line. The pulp and paper manufacturer Asia Symbol commissioned Voith to supply the BM 13 board machine for the Rugao site, located 180 km north-west of Shanghai, China. ...

09-07-2021 Hits:454 Asian News

Mondi launches extra-long digital formats (ELDFs) for its Color Copy original flagship range

Mondi launches extra-long digital formats (ELDFs) for its Color Copy original flagship range

Mondi extends its Color Copy original range with launch of ELDFs to meet the growing demand for digitally printed applications and offer more choice in the print market. Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, extends its Color Copy original...

09-07-2021 Hits:437 European News

Successful start-up of paper production line 2 supplied by Voith to Kipaş Kağıt in Söke

Successful start-up of paper production line 2 supplied by Voith to Kipaş Kağıt in Söke

On July 7th, Kipaş Kağıt successfully started up the first production line for board and packaging papers at its Söke site in western Turkey. As a full-line supplier, Voith supplied the entire plant with the latest production and automation technolog...

09-07-2021 Hits:454 European News

European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

With the slowing down of the European economy and the sanitary restrictions, European paper and board consumption decreased by 5.3% in 2020 compared to 2019, totalling 71 million tonnes. Cepi members produced 85.2 million tonnes of paper and board, ...

09-07-2021 Hits:448 European News

A.Celli starts up the E-WIND® T100 rewinder supplied to Berli Jucker Cellox Co., Ltd

A.Celli starts up the E-WIND® T100 rewinder supplied to Berli Jucker Cellox Co., Ltd

Thanks to the collaboration between the teams of the two companies, the start-up of the Tissue rewinder installed in the Prachinburi plant in Thailand was successfully completed. A.Celli started up the rewinder supplied to Berli Jucker Cellox C...

08-07-2021 Hits:448 Asian News

Valmet receives the ninth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya in Russia

Valmet receives the ninth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya in Russia

Valmet will supply the ninth tissue line delivery, including an extensive automation package, to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya. The company has decided to invest in a new tissue machine at their new mill in Russia, with a target to meet the inc...

08-07-2021 Hits:433 European News

Toscotec to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to Mirae Paper

Toscotec to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to Mirae Paper

Toscotec will supply a third-generation design TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to the South Korean tissue manufacturer Mirae Paper at their Jeonju paper mill. This is a repeat order from Mirae Paper who installed their first TT SYD on PM3 in 2013. The new ...

08-07-2021 Hits:446 Asian News

Syassky PPM expands its business in the Fold sector thanks to the production lines for interfolded products and Kӧrber’s Customer Service

Syassky PPM expands its business in the Fold sector thanks to the production lines for interfolded products and Kӧrber’s Customer Service

In Russia, the demand for innovative, high-quality tissue products, including disposable items following the pandemic, has increased significantly in recent years. For this reason, Syassky PPM, one of the most important paper mills in Russia, already...

08-07-2021 Hits:433 European News

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Exits Investment in Water Treatment Leader Solenis

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Exits Investment in Water Treatment Leader Solenis

Sale Follows Company’s Continued Growth and Success Driving Sustainability and Operational Efficiency in Water-Intensive Industries Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) today announced an agreement under which its portfolio company, Solenis, wi...

07-07-2021 Hits:456 North American News

Essity invests in improved recycling of food and beverage cartons in France

Essity invests in improved recycling of food and beverage cartons in France

Global hygiene and health company Essity invests approximately EUR 11m (approximately SEK 110m) in its Hondouville mill in France, allowing to extract 98% of paper fibers contained in food and beverage cartons. Since 2008, Essity’s Hondouville mill...

06-07-2021 Hits:519 European News

BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs is introducing two new low grammages of their flagship cartonboard product, CrownBoard Prestige®. Made at KM7, the world’s most modern board machine, the two new low grammages are particularly interesting for the graphical industry. ...

06-07-2021 Hits:526 European News

Duni group announces the upcoming launch of fossil free premium napkins using OrganoClick's binders

Duni group announces the upcoming launch of fossil free premium napkins using OrganoClick's binders

For more than 10 years, OrganoClick has developed biobased and biodegradable binders that can replace fossil plastic binders in nonwoven and specialty paper. In collaboration with Duni, the leading manufacturer of premium napkins, completely fossil-f...

06-07-2021 Hits:558 European News

Koehler Paper sets new production speed record with Voith paper machine

Koehler Paper sets new production speed record with Voith paper machine

Designed as one of the most efficient specialty paper machines in the world, Koehler Paper commissioned Voith's production line 8 at its Kehl mill at the end of October 2019 - after a previous project time of only around two and a half years. Fast...

06-07-2021 Hits:458 European News

ANDRITZ is supplying major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for the world’s largest DP pulp mill

ANDRITZ is supplying major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for the world’s largest DP pulp mill

International technology group ANDRITZ is supplying major energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “STAR” in the city of Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo state, Brazil. The...

06-07-2021 Hits:458 South American News

Endress+Hauser Expands Partnership with Field Instruments and Controls

Endress+Hauser Expands Partnership with Field Instruments and Controls

Field Instruments and Controls is named Endress+Hauser’s Authorized Service Provider for OR, WA, and the ID panhandle. Endress+Hauser announces an expansion of its partnership with sales representative Field Instruments and Controls in the Pacific ...

02-07-2021 Hits:448 North American News

Suzano sets out a new, ambitious long-term biodiversity conservation target

Suzano sets out a new, ambitious long-term biodiversity conservation target

Clear commitment to connect and restore half a million hectares of Cerrado, Amazon and Atlantic Forest biomes in Brazil by 2030 Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp and paper producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts d...

28-06-2021 Hits:474 South American News

ABB upgrades QCS color control to stabilize sheet color faster and mitigate variability

ABB upgrades QCS color control to stabilize sheet color faster and mitigate variability

New features on ABB’s Color Control for QCS800xA take guesswork out of color control and help customers reach shade targets faster ABB has launched its latest generation of Color Control with new features that improve overall quality and enable fast...

24-06-2021 Hits:900 European News

Valmet to supply two more OptiConcept M container board making lines to Zhejiang Shanying Paper in China

Valmet to supply two more OptiConcept M container board making lines to Zhejiang Shanying Paper in China

Valmet will supply two OptiConcept M container board making lines with extensive packages of automation, services and industrial internet applications to Zhejiang Shanying Paper in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang province, China. The orders are included in V...

23-06-2021 Hits:634 Asian News

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

The winners of BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany – Packaging Impact Design Award – have been selected. The most prestigious prize of the competition, PIDA Gold Award, went to the design student Hagen Neugebauer from Hochschule der Medi...

23-06-2021 Hits:510 European News

Fire at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill’s chip conveyor

Fire at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill’s chip conveyor

A conveyor feeding wood chips both to the hardwood and softwood digesters at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill in Sweden caught fire on Friday, 18 June at about 12.30 CET. The city fire brigade managed to get the fire under control by about 14.30 CET and...

22-06-2021 Hits:506 European News

ANDRITZ to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

ANDRITZ to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria, to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. ...

22-06-2021 Hits:785 European News

Valmet delivers recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardbord Mill rebuild in Serbia

Valmet delivers recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardbord Mill rebuild in Serbia

Valmet will supply recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardboard Mill rebuild in Serbia. The order is a continuation of Valmet’s board machine rebuild delivery, which will be started up during the second half of 2021. The main targ...

22-06-2021 Hits:459 European News

FRACTION project develops novel lignocellulose fractionation process for high purity lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose valorisation into added value products

FRACTION project develops novel lignocellulose fractionation process for high purity lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose valorisation into added value products

FRACTION develops a novel integrated lignocellulose fractionation approach to maximize the purity and quality of lignin and hemicellulose side streams in 2nd generation biorefineries to achieve its use in the formulation of added value products and k...

22-06-2021 Hits:454 European News

Kemira increases prices of AKD technologies in the APAC region

Kemira increases prices of AKD technologies in the APAC region

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, announces price increases for AKD technologies in the Asia Pacific region. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as contracts allow and as follows: Fen...

22-06-2021 Hits:475 Financial News

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

A new investment in Södra’s pulp mill at Mörrum will achieve a tenfold increase in Södra’s production capacity, while also increasing the proportion of recycled textile in the pulp. Södra’s OnceMore® initiative – the world’s first process for indust...

22-06-2021 Hits:514 European News

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

The Lenzing Group is proud to announce the extension of its revolutionary fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded lyocell and modal fibers, solidifying its commitment to providing supply chain transparency along the entire textile product...

22-06-2021 Hits:481 European News

Stora Enso invests in competitiveness of Anjala-Ingerois and Nymölla production sites

Stora Enso invests in competitiveness of Anjala-Ingerois and Nymölla production sites

Stora Enso has decided to invest EUR 21 million to improve the competitiveness and environmental performance of the Anjala-Ingerois production sites. Stora Enso will also invest EUR 26 million in modernising the pulp production at Nymölla in Sweden. ...

14-06-2021 Hits:548 European News

Verso Corporation Launches All-New Website

Verso Corporation Launches All-New Website

Sees it as symbolic of a bright future ahead Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has announced the launch of its redesigned website, featuring all-new content that covers numerous topics and areas of interest, from its library of paper promotions to susta...

14-06-2021 Hits:485 North American News

Nouryon signs long-term partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier Metsä Fibre

Nouryon signs long-term partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier Metsä Fibre

Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, has signed a 10-year agreement with Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group. Under the long-term agreement, Nouryon will provide Metsä Fibre with sodium chlorate for its new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. Me...

14-06-2021 Hits:506 European News

Valmet to deliver two automated paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills

Valmet to deliver two automated paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills

Valmet will deliver two Valmet Paper Labs, automated board and paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills in Niklasdorf, Austria and Vevče, Slovenia. Valmet Paper Labs deliver accurate and rapid measurement results that are ...

14-06-2021 Hits:452 European News

ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity

ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents two new tissue machines with a design speed of 2,200 m/min for high production capacity: PrimeLineTM S 2200 with 2.6 to 2.85 m width at reel PrimeLineTM W 2200 with 5.4 to 5.6 m width at reel ...

14-06-2021 Hits:580 European News

The ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days: A complete success

The ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days: A complete success

For the ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days, the international paper and pulp community gathered on a digital platform for a total of three days, from June 8 to 10: More than 635 participants and 65 sponsors and partner companies took advantage of the virtual s...

14-06-2021 Hits:437 Exhibitions

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has helped Shredhouse, manufacturers of decorative and protective packaging for the gift market, fulfil demand in the wake of the global pandemic. Shredhouse uses James Cropper’s wo...

14-06-2021 Hits:513 European News

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Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

The technology leader Voith presents its vision for future user interfaces with paper machines. Developed for the paper production of tomorrow, the innovative user interface significantly increases plant productivity, ensures paper quality and reduce...

23-09-2021 Hits:19 European News

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet will supply a high-capacity OptiWin Pro winder to Norske Skog’s Golbey mill in France. The main target of Norske Skog Golbey is to have one winder to handle the 550,000-tonne capacity of the converted high-speed and high-capacity paper machine...

23-09-2021 Hits:22 European News

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec successfully started up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro Ansalcarta in Villa Basilica, Italy. The new Yankee replaced an existing cast iron dryer installed on PM1 in 1993 by Officine Meccaniche Toschi, which was renamed To...

23-09-2021 Hits:38 European News

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

A radar level transmitter ideal for powders and dusty atmospheres KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, announces its new Optiwave 6500C, a radar level transmitter for powders and dusty...

22-09-2021 Hits:68 European News

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specializing in te...

22-09-2021 Hits:80 European News

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Accounting for 25,090 tonnes in 2021, the specialty papers market is dynamic and will present multiple lucrative diversification opportunities across the next five years. This includes delivering new grades that will allow companies to deliver on com...

20-09-2021 Hits:88 European News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty ...

20-09-2021 Hits:90 European News

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 have entered a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels. SCA will supply tall oil to the joint venture and will invest approximately SEK 0.6 billion in the company. SCA and St1 will be equal shareholders of the joint venture, whi...

20-09-2021 Hits:80 European News

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG:ID SKG:LN) (together with its subsidiaries, “Smurfit Kappa” or the “Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas...

15-09-2021 Hits:148 European News

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

How can manufacturers significantly improve product quality and process runnability in paper production and converting? This is exactly the question German manufacturer of specialized testing technology, emtec Electronic, addresses at booth 163 at th...

13-09-2021 Hits:162 European News

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

The Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is progressing according to plan and the mill’s foundation stone was laid today, 13 September 2021. The foundation stone was laid to the area of fibre line of the new mill by Ismo...

13-09-2021 Hits:200 European News

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

ABB and Södra have entered a long-term, strategic partnership to co-develop a roadmap to drive new levels of efficiency, engagement and digitalization across Södra’s enterprise to ultimately define the next generation mill. Södra, Sweden's largest...

09-09-2021 Hits:202 European News

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet and UPM have signed an extension of the existing maintenance operations agreement for UPM’s Platting mill in Germany, for an additional three years. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. “Since the start-up of the Valmet-delivered...

07-09-2021 Hits:206 European News

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:275 European News

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

To better serve customers in Pulp & Paper industry, Ingersoll Rand brands Runtech Systems and Nash are joining their sales activities in Europe. With a unique offering portfolio for paper machine dewatering and vacuum systems and extensive paperm...

01-09-2021 Hits:285 European News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Astrabel d.o.o. to supply a tissue plant for cost-efficient production of high-quality grades to its mill in Belišće, Croatia. Start-up is planned for 2023. The turn-key project inclu...

01-09-2021 Hits:267 European News

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Emtec Electronic reveals how its specialized measuring devices can be used to improve paper products, optimize processing and converting, and ultimately save costs and resources at the PROGRESS trade convention in Łódź, Poland, from September 22 to 2...

31-08-2021 Hits:280 European News

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Some events need to be celebrated. Replus Tissue and EIL have the opportunity to present you a renovation plan of Cartiera Capostrada with which we have been collaborating for several years. This year they are celebrating their 70th birthday: a per...

31-08-2021 Hits:269 European News

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

State of the Art Complete Coating Line Available for sale w/ Complete Selection of Support Equipment " Metso Valmet High Speed Pilot Coating Plant - Complete Balance speed 3000 m/min Grades 28-330 g/m Width 762 mm (30") Coater: Valmet OptiConcept Co...

31-08-2021 Hits:276 European News

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso has completed the union negotiations regarding the closure of pulp and paper production at Kvarnsveden. A total of 340 people will be permanently laid off. Some 25% of the redundancies can be managed through pension arrangements, and 100 p...

31-08-2021 Hits:224 European News

Nonwovens Lamination

Nonwovens Lamination

What is Lamination? Lamination is the process of manufacturing a material in multiple layers, so that the combined physical and mechanical characteristics of each layer make for a stronger, more resilient composite material. What is Laminat...

26-08-2021 Hits:255 European News

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. The new boiler will improve the reliability of the paper mill’s steam and electricity supply. Ad...

26-08-2021 Hits:244 European News

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB’s appointment by Voith to deliver end customer electrification package enables SCA to transform kraftliner production capabilities at Swedish pulp and paper mill ABB has been contracted by machine supplier Voith to deliver drives and electrifica...

23-08-2021 Hits:322 European News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line on a turnkey basis to Vajda Papír at its Dunaföldvár mill, near Budapest, Hungary. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022.  The new AHEAD 2.2L machine features a net sheet width of...

20-08-2021 Hits:311 European News

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet introduced its climate program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – in March 2021 with CO2 emission reduction targets for its entire value chain. Now Valmet has got its climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative...

20-08-2021 Hits:311 European News

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

James Cropper’s Richard Burnett explains why expert blending of upcycled and virgin fibre is the key to connecting the three cornerstones of modern papermaking. The feverish focus on sustainability in the paper and packaging world is no secret. Neit...

18-08-2021 Hits:317 European News

ACQUISITION OF KWIDZYN MILL SUCCESSFULLY FINALIZED

ACQUISITION OF KWIDZYN MILL SUCCESSFULLY FINALIZED

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has completed the acquisition of the Kwidzyn mill, Poland, which was agreed in mid-February 2021, after receiving approval from all relevant competition authorities. The acquisition of the Kwidzyn mill forms part of MM's s...

09-08-2021 Hits:340 European News

New TAPPI Technical Information Paper Explores Performance of emtec Tissue Softness Analyzer

New TAPPI Technical Information Paper Explores Performance of emtec Tissue Softness Analyzer

Measuring device manufacturer emtec Electronic is pleased to announce that its TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer is the subject of a recently released TAPPI Technical Information Paper (TIP). The peer-reviewed technical specification document investigates...

06-08-2021 Hits:463 European News

Koehler Paper relies on Voith for the second expansion stage of paper machine 5 in Oberkirch, Germany

Koehler Paper relies on Voith for the second expansion stage of paper machine 5 in Oberkirch, Germany

After a successful first rebuild stage of PM 5 in Oberkirch – with the installation of the Voith SpeedSizer film press and contactless qDryPro Compact high-performance drying system – specialty paper manufacturer Koehler Paper has confirmed its confi...

05-08-2021 Hits:398 European News

Valmet receives a repeat order for a tissue production line from Eczacibasi Consumer Products in Turkey

Valmet receives a repeat order for a tissue production line from Eczacibasi Consumer Products in Turkey

Eczacibasi Consumer Products has chosen Valmet as the supplier for their new tissue line, which will be installed at the company’s Manisa Plant in Turkey. The new Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS line, including stock-preparation, automation and Focus rewi...

05-08-2021 Hits:422 European News

Valmet receives an order from Holmen for hardwood line rebuild at Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet receives an order from Holmen for hardwood line rebuild at Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the hard wood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden. The rebuild will cut variable costs and improve production stability. The work will be implemented during the second half of 2022...

05-08-2021 Hits:377 European News

ANDRITZ introduces CircleToZero® – paving the way towards pulp production with zero emissions and zero waste

ANDRITZ introduces CircleToZero® – paving the way towards pulp production with zero emissions and zero waste

International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched CircleToZero®, a holistic program for the pulp-producing industry with the goal of providing strong support to customers in their efforts to achieve maximum, sustainable production, aiming at zero e...

05-08-2021 Hits:422 European News

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Efficiency and performance also in the creation of packaging: this is what Lucart is looking for. Lucart is one of the leading companies in the tissue products sector and has been pursuing sustainability objectives for many years, starting from recyc...

05-08-2021 Hits:419 European News

James Cropper partners with the prestigious Wainwright Prize showcasing writing on Nature and Conservation

James Cropper partners with the prestigious Wainwright Prize showcasing writing on Nature and Conservation

James Cropper has announced a three-year headline sponsorship of The Wainwright Prize, a prestigious nature writing prize, named after much-loved writer Alfred Wainwright, a Kendal local famous for his Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. H...

05-08-2021 Hits:457 European News

Sappi taps Toscotec for TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer

Sappi taps Toscotec for TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer

Toscotec has received an order from Sappi to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to their mill in Stanger, South Africa. The TT SYD was delivered in record time only 20 weeks after the order. The start-up is planned for the third quarter of 2021. The...

05-08-2021 Hits:376 European News

Positive climate footprint for Silphie-fibers confirmed

Positive climate footprint for Silphie-fibers confirmed

Fraunhofer UMSICHT creates a life cycle assessment for OutNature OutNature is a subsidiary of PreZero specializing in the production of sustainable fiber and paper products from the Donau-Silphie, an energy crop. The positive climate footprint for S...

05-08-2021 Hits:367 European News

If you can’t see the wood for the gears, switch systems

If you can’t see the wood for the gears, switch systems

Niko Lahtinen, Paper Machine Drives Business DriverAuthNiko Lahtinen Forest industry operations rise or fall on system reliability and energy efficiency. Traditionally, geared drive motors have been the workhorse of pulp and paper mills, and thousan...

05-08-2021 Hits:834 European News

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, is rolling out a comprehensive portfolio of corrugated packaging solutions for the online grocery market across Central Europe. Using its wealth of experience in eCommerce packaging, Mondi has...

04-08-2021 Hits:427 European News

ACQUISITION OF KOTKAMILLS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

ACQUISITION OF KOTKAMILLS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

MM strengthens its position in virgin-fiber based cartonboard and innovative barrier cartonboard solutions for plastic replacement The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has completed the acquisition of Kotkamills, Finland, which was agreed in December 2020, ...

03-08-2021 Hits:360 European News

Recard delivers Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills its second turnkey plant

Recard delivers Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills its second turnkey plant

In June, Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd and Recard S.p.A. signed a contract for the delivery of a brand new tissue and MG paper production plant. For the second time, this important client from Bangladesh chose Recard for the delivery of a plant....

02-08-2021 Hits:246 European News

Divestment of Eerbeek and Baiersbronn board mills finalized

Divestment of Eerbeek and Baiersbronn board mills finalized

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (“MM”) announces the closing of the divestment of its virgin fiber-based cartonboard mills located in Eerbeek, Netherlands, and Baiersbronn, Germany, to a subsidiary of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. The dive...

02-08-2021 Hits:333 European News

A.Celli rebuilds and starts up the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier’s PM3

A.Celli rebuilds and starts up the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier’s PM3

A.Celli Paper, together with the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier team, has successfully rebuilt and started up the PM3 of the Roermond plant dedicated to the production of packaging paper. A.Celli Paper announces the completion of the rebuilt PM3 sta...

29-07-2021 Hits:244 European News

BillerudKorsnäs aims to divest the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs aims to divest the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs is in a process with the aim of divesting the paper mill in Beetham, UK. The process is ongoing and no binding agreement to divest the mill has yet been entered into. Since BillerudKorsnäs’ machine glazed (MG) paper business has prima...

29-07-2021 Hits:224 European News

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 27 July 2021 an investment of EUR 210 million in increasing folding boxboard capacity at its Husum mill in Sweden. The company is responding to growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials...

28-07-2021 Hits:283 European News

Papermaking Vision: Voith creates visionary design study for the paper production line of the future

Papermaking Vision: Voith creates visionary design study for the paper production line of the future

With a visionary design study, technology group Voith is creating the paper production line of the future. The design particularly focuses on improved efficiency and ease of maintenance. As a full-line supplier, the company has considered all aspects...

28-07-2021 Hits:267 European News

Voith wins AI Champions Award 2021 for its OnView.DigitalEye innovation in the ‘large enterprise’ category

Voith wins AI Champions Award 2021 for its OnView.DigitalEye innovation in the ‘large enterprise’ category

Voith wins this year’s AI Champions Award in the ‘large enterprise’ category for its newly developed AI application OnView.DigitalEye. For the first time, this innovation allows the quality of recovered paper to be analyzed at the stock preparation s...

27-07-2021 Hits:244 European News

PAPRESA IMPLEMENT X-TRIM TO MAXIMISE PERFORMANCE FOR FUTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

PAPRESA IMPLEMENT X-TRIM TO MAXIMISE PERFORMANCE FOR FUTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The Papresa Paper Mill in northern Spain produces newsprint paper and packaging paper from recycled paper. Mainly supplying newspaper publishers, together with other commercial printing, Papresa’s production capacity of 375,000 tons of paper is deliv...

27-07-2021 Hits:286 European News

Valmet has completed the acquisitions of EWK Umwelttechnik and ECP Group to strengthen its environmental systems business

Valmet has completed the acquisitions of EWK Umwelttechnik and ECP Group to strengthen its environmental systems business

Valmet has completed the acquisition of EWK Umwelttechnik GmbH and ECP Group Oy following the agreements that were announced on June 10. EWK Umwelttechnik is a German company manufacturing and supplying air emission control systems and after-installa...

09-07-2021 Hits:466 European News

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Kvarnsveden site concerning the closure of pulp and paper production

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Kvarnsveden site concerning the closure of pulp and paper production

Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning the closing down the pulp and paper production at its Kvarnsveden site in Sweden. The closure will take place by the end of the third quarter of 2021. In April 2021, Stora Enso a...

09-07-2021 Hits:512 European News

ANDRITZ acquires parts of Air Quality Control System (AQCS) business from GE Steam Power

ANDRITZ acquires parts of Air Quality Control System (AQCS) business from GE Steam Power

International technology group ANDRITZ has signed an agreement with GE Steam Power to acquire parts of their Air Quality Control System (AQCS) technology, including the technology center in Växjö, Sweden. Closing of the transaction was reached on 1st...

09-07-2021 Hits:498 European News

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