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Two Sides Global Anti-greenwash Campaign: 278 leading companies remove misleading ‘go green’ claims

Two Sides Global Anti-greenwash Campaign: 278 leading companies remove misleading ‘go green’ claims

Two Sides, the global initiative to promote the sustainability of print and paper, reports a 61% success rate in removing misleading environmental claims made by some of the world’s largest corporations as they seek to replace paper-based communi...

19-09-2017 Hits:40 European News

Stora Enso has completed the divestment of Bulleh Shah Packaging in Pakistan

Stora Enso has completed the divestment of Bulleh Shah Packaging in Pakistan

Stora Enso has completed the divestment announced on 26 July 2017 of its 35% holding in the equity accounted investment Bulleh Shah Packaging (Private) Ltd. in Pakistan to the main owner Packages Ltd. The total cash consideration for the divestment ...

19-09-2017 Hits:60 Asian News

'Canfor Corporation and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Announce Third Quarter Results Conference Call'

'Canfor Corporation and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Announce Third Quarter Results Conference Call'

Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (TSX:CFX) will hold a joint conference call on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM PDT to discuss their respective third quarter 2017 financial and operating results. To participate in the ca...

18-09-2017 Hits:47 financial News

Seeq To Sponsor Ignition Community Conference (ICC), Announces Reseller Program for Inductive Automation System Integrators

Seeq To Sponsor Ignition Community Conference (ICC), Announces Reseller Program for Inductive Automation System Integrators

Seeq highlights expanded support for Ignition SCADA System, and introduces partner program for system integrators to provide services and support for Seeq for Ignition customers. Seeq Corporation (www.seeq.com) will be a sponsor of the annual Igniti...

18-09-2017 Hits:62 North American News

Succession at the top of Voith Group decided

Succession at the top of Voith Group decided

The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH has decided about the succession of Dr. Hubert Lienhard, long-standing President and CEO of the Management Board. Stephan Schaller, currently member of Voith Shareholders’ Committee and head of the...

18-09-2017 Hits:76 European News

WestRock to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant in Brazil

WestRock to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant in Brazil

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced plans to build a new corrugated box plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to meet growing demand from WestRock’s regional customers in South America. “WestRock’s corrugated packaging business in Bra...

18-09-2017 Hits:87 South American News

BillerudKorsnäs unit in Karlsborg now back to full production

BillerudKorsnäs unit in Karlsborg now back to full production

During the night between September 5th and 6th, there was a fire in one of the buildings at BillerudKorsnäs’ production unit in Karlsborg. The production was stopped as a consequence of the fire but is now back to full speed after a successful work t...

18-09-2017 Hits:66 European News

Seeq Partners with Tableau for Faster Visualization of Time Series Data in Process Manufacturing Organizations

Seeq Partners with Tableau for Faster Visualization of Time Series Data in Process Manufacturing Organizations

Tableau customers can now easily leverage Seeq for connectivity to data historians, cleansing, contextualization, and modeling to enable insights on process data. Seeq Corporation (www.seeq.com), a software application for process manufacturing orga...

15-09-2017 Hits:73 European News

Continuing upward trend in EU beverage carton recycling rate

Continuing upward trend in EU beverage carton recycling rate

The beverage carton industry has welcomed the latest figures on beverage carton recycling in the EU, showing that 47% of cartons were recycled in 2016, continuing the unbroken, upward trend since 2005. The figure is equivalent to approximately 430,00...

15-09-2017 Hits:144 European News

First demonstration of perovskite solar cell technology on paper substrate

First demonstration of perovskite solar cell technology on paper substrate

Key developments have been a top MoOx/Au/MoOx transparent electrode, a bottom Au/Sno2 electrode, and a low temperature UV-irradiated mesoporous TiO2 scaffold Researchers at the Centre for Hybrid and Organic Solar Energy (CHOSE), Department of Electr...

13-09-2017 Hits:118 European News

James Cropper launches cupcycling™ technology

James Cropper launches cupcycling™ technology

Selfridges Go Full Circle in World First for Recycling James Cropper is to reprocess disposable coffee cups collected by environmental solutions provider Veolia from Selfridges’ Oxford Street headquarters and stores, with the resulting paper being u...

13-09-2017 Hits:129 European News

BASF expands paper coating portfolio for the Nordic market at its site in Hamina, Finland

BASF expands paper coating portfolio for the Nordic market at its site in Hamina, Finland

Low odor binder for the board and packaging market in Northern Europe BASF’s new low odor binder for paper coatings, which is based on styrene butadiene, is specially designed for odor sensitive applications in the board and packaging market in the N...

13-09-2017 Hits:116 European News

Negotiations at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill concluded

Negotiations at Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill concluded

Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine 8 (PM8) and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden that could affect a maximum of 140 people at the mill. PM8 was permanently shut down in June, and ...

13-09-2017 Hits:112 European News

BillerudKorsnäs production unit in Karlsborg expected to be back to full production during next week

BillerudKorsnäs production unit in Karlsborg expected to be back to full production during next week

During the night between September 5th and 6th, there was a fire in one of the buildings at BillerudKorsnäs’ production unit in Karlsborg and the production has been stopped since then. After analysing the impact of the fire, BillerudKorsnäs now expe...

12-09-2017 Hits:80 European News

BillerudKorsnäs among the most sustainable companies in the world

BillerudKorsnäs among the most sustainable companies in the world

As the only European company, BillerudKorsnäs last year was named sustainability leader in the category Containers & Packaging, and included in the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In this year’s assessment, BillerudKorsnäs advance...

12-09-2017 Hits:80 European News

Valmet included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fourth consecutive year

Valmet included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fourth consecutive year

Valmet has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year and thus maintains its position among the world's sustainability leaders. Valmet was listed both in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe in...

12-09-2017 Hits:87 European News

Valmet delivers new chipper to Sappi's Ngodwana pulp mill in South Africa

Valmet delivers new chipper to Sappi's Ngodwana pulp mill in South Africa

Valmet will deliver a new gravity feed chipper to Sappi Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd Ngodwana. The upgrade targets are to increase the chipping capacity, to maintain or improve chip quality and minimize wood losses. The chipper will be delivered and ins...

08-09-2017 Hits:151 European News

European News

Two Sides Global Anti-greenwash Campaign: 278 lead…

Two Sides, the global initiative to promote the sustainability of print and paper, reports a 61% success rate in removing misleading environmental...

Succession at the top of Voith Group decided

The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH has decided about the succession of Dr. Hubert Lienhard, long-standing President and CEO of the M...

BillerudKorsnäs unit in Karlsborg now back to full…

During the night between September 5th and 6th, there was a fire in one of the buildings at BillerudKorsnäs’ production unit in Karlsborg. The product...

Seeq Partners with Tableau for Faster Visualizatio…

Tableau customers can now easily leverage Seeq for connectivity to data historians, cleansing, contextualization, and modeling to enable insights on p...

American News

Seeq To Sponsor Ignition Community Conference (ICC), Announces Reseller Program for Inductive Automation System Integrators

Seeq highlights expanded support for Ignition SCADA System, and introduces partner program for system integrators to provide services and support for ...

WestRock to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant in Brazil

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced plans to build a new corrugated box plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to meet growing demand fr...

Endress+Hauser Aids Texas Plants Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Endress+Hauser and its partner for Sales and Service, Vector Controls, are helping Texas plants assess damage, troubleshoot problems, replace damaged ...

International Paper Contributes $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

International Paper (NYSE: IP) has pledged $1 million to support disaster relief efforts in the communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Tropical ...

Oceania News

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...

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...

Asian News

Stora Enso has completed the divestment of Bulleh …

Stora Enso has completed the divestment announced on 26 July 2017 of its 35% holding in the equity accounted investment Bulleh Shah Packaging (Private...

ANDRITZ: Tissue machine with 20-foot steel Yankee …

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the TM5 tissue machine delivered to Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry Co., Ltd. at ...

Paperworld China 2017 to feature Eastern cultural …

Debut of Young Talent programme looks to nurture emerging designers Prominent speakers to lead thought provoking industry seminar Paperworld China...

Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui …

Jiangsu, China: In February 2017 Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese pro...

Financial News

'Canfor Corporation and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. …

Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (TSX:CFX) will hold a joint conference call on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM PDT to d...

Brazil: Exports from the forest sector surpass US$…

From January to June of 2017, pulp exports rose 6.8% in comparison with the same period of the previous year, reaching 6.8 million tons; exports of wo...

Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills con…

Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills continued to slide in early 2017 to reach their lowest levels in over five years, reports the Wood Reso...

Clearwater Paper Reports Second Quarter 2017 Resul…

The company reported net sales of $429.7 million for the second quarter of 2017, down 1.6% compared to net sales of $436.7 million for the second quar...

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...