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Sonoco-Alcore to Implement Additional Price Increases for Tubes & Cores in Europe

Sonoco-Alcore to Implement Additional Price Increases for Tubes & Cores in Europe

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. has just announced it will again raise prices for paper-based tubes and cores, effective from shipments beginning on 24th July 2017. "Prices of coreboard continue to rise, driven by fundamental changes in recovered paper marke...

13-07-2017 Hits:188 European News

European paper industry’s perfomance resilient in 2016, demonstrates CEPI’s latest key statistics

European paper industry’s perfomance resilient in 2016, demonstrates CEPI’s latest key statistics

In the background of increasingly uncertain global markets, European production of paper and board demonstrated resilience in 2016. This not only continues the trend of recent years but exceeds the performance of other key paper-producing regions inc...

13-07-2017 Hits:121 European News

EU launches trade investigation against Turkey following complaint by the European paper industry

EU launches trade investigation against Turkey following complaint by the European paper industry

The EU has decided to launch investigations against Turkey for breach of EU-Turkey Customs Union and WTO rules confirming the validity of a complaint lodged by the European paper industry. CEPI, the independent voice of the paper industry in Europe,...

13-07-2017 Hits:138 European News

ABB launches image-based online system for monitoring fiber properties to help control pulp mixture quality

ABB launches image-based online system for monitoring fiber properties to help control pulp mixture quality

L&W Fiber Online for advanced analysis of fiber quality and fiber dimensions – measures fiber properties such as ‎ width, length, shape factor, two classes of fines (P and S) and macro fibrillation.ABB has launched L&W Fiber Online – a reliable, repe...

13-07-2017 Hits:142 European News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line with the latest shoe press technology to Vajda Papír

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line with the latest shoe press technology to Vajda Papír

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Vajda Papír to supply a complete tissue production line for its mill in Dunaföldvár, Hungary. Start-up is scheduled for March 2018. The order comprises a PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue ma...

13-07-2017 Hits:121 European News

ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre successfully perform joint program to eliminate fossil fuel use in lime kiln at Joutseno mill, Finland

ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre successfully perform joint program to eliminate fossil fuel use in lime kiln at Joutseno mill, Finland

Metsä Fibre’s CFB gasification plant in Joutseno, Finland “Photo: ANDRITZ”.ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre have successfully collaborated on a program to maximize reduction of the use of fossil fuels, as well as improve the overall performance of the lime ki...

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Bekaert Solaronics supplies infrared drying system GemDryer® and Energy Recovery System to Metsä Board Kyröskoski, Finland.

Bekaert Solaronics supplies infrared drying system GemDryer® and Energy Recovery System to Metsä Board Kyröskoski, Finland.

Bekaert Solaronics will supply Metsä Board Kyröskoski mill with a GemDryer® system for coat drying on their BM1, linked with one Energy Recovery System (ERS). The GemDryer® infrared system replaces existing gas infrared equipment. The new drying sys...

12-07-2017 Hits:165 European News

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION opens two new offices to expand its presence in North America

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION opens two new offices to expand its presence in North America

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has opened two new US locations in Pensacola, Florida, and Eugene, Oregon, thus demonstrating its commitment to provide its customers with individual and local support. The local te...

12-07-2017 Hits:151 North American News

Refreshed looks for Lumi

Refreshed looks for Lumi

Stora Enso’s woodfree coated paper brand, Lumi, has updated its appearance. For 20 years, Lumi’s brand identity and recognition have relied heavily on its visual elements, black and white colour and round shaped logo with the brand name in it. Now th...

10-07-2017 Hits:167 European News

Voith: Excellent start-up of Lee & Man TM10

Voith: Excellent start-up of Lee & Man TM10

At 1:55 pm on 13 June 2017, the new XcelLine TM10 tissue machine in Jiangxi was successfully started up in a new record time. Thanks to the great cooperation between Lee & Man and the Voith onsite team, it took only 30 minutes from “stock on wire” to...

10-07-2017 Hits:151 Asian News

Finally – a plastic-free blister pack

Finally – a plastic-free blister pack

One of the world’s most widely used forms of packaging – the blister pack – can now be made totally in paperboard. Two major benefits are reduced environmental impact and less consumer rage and self-injury. Blister packs are made to hang on a holder ...

10-07-2017 Hits:158 European News

The Design Collection Surface Issue: A new lookbook of imagery, techniques, and touch on Neenah’s most luxurious papers

The Design Collection Surface Issue: A new lookbook of imagery, techniques, and touch on Neenah’s most luxurious papers

A new page-turning promotional lookbook of unique surface design treatments — including arresting images, unconventional diecuts, spectacular printing, and specialty techniques — has just been released by Neenah. The book is crafted on papers from Th...

10-07-2017 Hits:218 North American News

Rabobank: Europe's corrugated packaging industry set for consolidation

Rabobank: Europe's corrugated packaging industry set for consolidation

Europe’s fragmented corrugated packaging industry is expected to enter a period of consolidation prompted by slim margins and firms’ need for a wider geographical presence, according to Rabobank. Analysts at the specialist food and agribusiness bank...

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James Cropper goes back to black for packaging innovations

James Cropper goes back to black for packaging innovations

Prestige paper innovator James Cropper is set to take attendees of Packaging Innovations London to the dark side as it showcases its extensive range of black papers. At the exhibition, taking place from 13 to 14 September at Olympia in London, the c...

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Stora Enso divests the rigid paperboard business Re-board in Sweden

Stora Enso divests the rigid paperboard business Re-board in Sweden

Stora Enso has just signed an agreement to divest the business and assets of its Swedish subsidiary Stora Enso Re-board AB, a producer of rigid paperboard for expositions and displays, to Culas AB, which is partially owned by the current managing dir...

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European News

Sonoco-Alcore to Implement Additional Price Increa…

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. has just announced it will again raise prices for paper-based tubes and cores, effective from shipments beginning on 24th July ...

European paper industry’s perfomance resilient in …

In the background of increasingly uncertain global markets, European production of paper and board demonstrated resilience in 2016. This not only cont...

EU launches trade investigation against Turkey fol…

The EU has decided to launch investigations against Turkey for breach of EU-Turkey Customs Union and WTO rules confirming the validity of a complaint ...

ABB launches image-based online system for monitor…

L&W Fiber Online for advanced analysis of fiber quality and fiber dimensions – measures fiber properties such as ‎ width, length, shape factor, two cl...

American News

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION opens two new offices to expand its presence in North America

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has opened two new US locations in Pensacola, Florida, and Eugene, Oregon, thus de...

The Design Collection Surface Issue: A new lookbook of imagery, techniques, and touch on Neenah’s most luxurious papers

A new page-turning promotional lookbook of unique surface design treatments — including arresting images, unconventional diecuts, spectacular printing...

Seeq Expands Ignition Software Support with Integration Module

Inductive Automation customers can now easily access Seeq from their Ignition Vision displays for faster insights on production data.Seeq Corporation ...

International Paper Agrees to Settle Kleen Products Class Action Litigation

International Paper (NYSE: IP) has just announced that it has entered into an agreement to settle the Kleen Products antitrust class action lawsuit, w...

Oceania News

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...

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...

Asian News

Voith: Excellent start-up of Lee & Man TM10

At 1:55 pm on 13 June 2017, the new XcelLine TM10 tissue machine in Jiangxi was successfully started up in a new record time. Thanks to the great coop...

Xerium Hosts Customer Technical Seminar in Kunshan…

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently hosted over 120 customers fo...

Excellent start-up of Lee & Man TM 10

At 1:55 pm on 13 June 2017, the new XcelLine TM 10 tissue machine in Jiangxi was successfully started up in a new record time. Thanks to the great coo...

Valmet receives a repeat order of two more contain…

Valmet will supply two more containerboard production lines with related automation systems for Nine Dragons Industries Co., Ltd., China. The new prod...

Financial News

Wood fiber costs for pulpmills throughout the US f…

Wood fiber costs for pulpmills throughout the US fell during 2016 and early 2017 with the price discrepancy between the Northwest and the Southern sta...

Sonoco Restating Price Increase for All Uncoated R…

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) have just announced it has restated and is implementing a previously announced price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled pa...

Sonoco Renews Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes …

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) have just announced it is renewing its previously announced April price increase for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United St...

Xerium Awards Employment Inducement Award Pursuant…

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM) (“Xerium” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, has just ...

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...