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ANDRITZ to supply tissue machine with steel Yankee to Guangdong Shaoneng, China

ANDRITZ to supply tissue machine with steel Yankee to Guangdong Shaoneng, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Guangdong Shaoneng Group to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT II tissue machine with steel Yankee to its location in Shao Guan, Guangdong province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the end...

18-09-2014 Hits:102 Asian News

Voith upgrades disk filters at WEIG-Karton – significantly improved filtrate values after rebuild

Voith upgrades disk filters at WEIG-Karton – significantly improved filtrate values after rebuild

Moritz J. WEIG GmbH & Co. KG in Mayen, Germany, chose Voith for the rebuild of its third-party disk filter. After a successful startup following the rebuild, significant improvements in filtrate values were recorded, while at the same time maintenanc...

18-09-2014 Hits:109 European News

Completing the Loop: Recycled Coffee Cups Re-Enter the Consumer Market

Completing the Loop: Recycled Coffee Cups Re-Enter the Consumer Market

Disposed-of paper cups return to consumer hands as James Cropper launches ‘Coffee’, a range of high-specification papers using fibres extracted from previously unrecyclable paper cups. Single-use disposable coffee cups finally became recyclable in...

18-09-2014 Hits:92 European News

AkzoNobel and Photanol developing chemical compounds of the future

AkzoNobel and Photanol developing chemical compounds of the future

AkzoNobel and cleantech company Photanol have teamed up to develop a process for harnessing the power of the sun to make chemicals. The two companies will work on creating sustainable technology which mimics the way plants use photosynthesis. The ai...

18-09-2014 Hits:92 European News

NewPage Introduces Ed #16: Digital Possibilities

NewPage Introduces Ed #16: Digital Possibilities

"Ed" is an industry leading educational resource for all things paper, printing and design NewPage Corporation (NewPage) announced today the release of Ed #16: Digital Possibilities, the newest brochure in its popular "Ed®" series which has been del...

18-09-2014 Hits:140 Featured Articles

2 out of 4 new Foong Yu’s PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1600 Advanced lines are up and running

2 out of 4 new Foong Yu’s PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1600 Advanced lines are up and running

At  the  end  of  April 2013,  Yuen  Foong Yu  (one  of  Asia’s  leading  tissue producers) has signed a contract with PMP Group for the delivery of four (4) complete PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1600 Advanced lines.    Taking all projects into consideration,...

17-09-2014 Hits:159 Asian News

The President of Uruguay, José Mujica, visits UPM’s Biofore House

The President of Uruguay, José Mujica, visits UPM’s Biofore House

As part of an official working visit to Finland, Uruguay’s President José Mujica today visited UPM’s Biofore House in Helsinki hosted by UPM’s CEO Jussi Pesonen. In the meeting Jussi Pesonen expressed UPM’s appreciation to the President and the Gover...

16-09-2014 Hits:190 South American News

SCA’s transfer of Chinese hygiene business to Vinda approved

SCA’s transfer of Chinese hygiene business to Vinda approved

SCA’s, a leading global hygiene and forest products company, and the majority shareholder in China’s third-largest tissue company, Vinda International Holdings Limited (“Vinda”), agreement with Vinda to transfer its hygiene business in China (Mainlan...

16-09-2014 Hits:147 Asian News

Södra's interim report January-August 2014: Positive performance and improved profitability

Södra's interim report January-August 2014: Positive performance and improved profitability

Södra's earnings to date this year (accumulated January-August) improved to SEK 1,012 million (loss: 786) and amounted to SEK 509 million (loss: 687) for the second four-month period. The earnings improvement was primarily attributable to increased d...

16-09-2014 Hits:154 financial News

Södra's 74-tonne wood-chip truck now rolling fully loaded

Södra's 74-tonne wood-chip truck now rolling fully loaded

On 15 May, Södra's two truck rigs with a maximum weight of 74 tonnes officially entered service. They are now rolling fully loaded. Shortly after entering service, a dispensation was received for one of the rigs, a timber truck with a five-axle tr...

16-09-2014 Hits:173 Logistics

American News

The President of Uruguay, José Mujica, visits UPM’s Biofore House

As part of an official working visit to Finland, Uruguay’s President José Mujica today visited UPM’s Biofore House in Helsinki hosted by UPM’s CEO Jus...

Domtar celebrates sale of five million tons of Forest Stewardship Council® certified paper

Widest range of FSC® certified, sustainable North American papers on the market Domtar Corporation has announced that it has sold its five millionth ...

Voith upgrades deliver energy and machinery efficiency to Newark America in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Voith has completed an upgrade of the stock preparation at Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions (Newark America) in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, reducing...

NewPage Introduces Fourth New PAPER@WORK Brief At Labelexpo Americas 2014: UNTAPPED POTENTIAL: How paper labels make your craft beers shine.

NewPage Corporation (NewPage), a leading supplier of specialty papers, has launched the fourth edition of its PAPER@WORK Brief series at Labelexpo Ame...

European News

Voith upgrades disk filters at WEIG-Karton – signi…

Moritz J. WEIG GmbH & Co. KG in Mayen, Germany, chose Voith for the rebuild of its third-party disk filter. After a successful startup following the r...

Completing the Loop: Recycled Coffee Cups Re-Enter…

Disposed-of paper cups return to consumer hands as James Cropper launches ‘Coffee’, a range of high-specification papers using fibres extracted from p...

AkzoNobel and Photanol developing chemical compoun…

AkzoNobel and cleantech company Photanol have teamed up to develop a process for harnessing the power of the sun to make chemicals. The two companies...

Revival of Softwood Fiber-Based Forest Industry in…

Forest companies in Northern Europe have announced plans to investment three billion dollars in 2014 in attempt to move beyond mostly producing newspr...

Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue machine with steel Yankee…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Guangdong Shaoneng Group to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT II tissue machine with ste...

2 out of 4 new Foong Yu’s PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1600…

At  the  end  of  April 2013,  Yuen  Foong Yu  (one  of  Asia’s  leading  tissue producers) has signed a contract with PMP Group for the delivery of f...

SCA’s transfer of Chinese hygiene business to Vind…

SCA’s, a leading global hygiene and forest products company, and the majority shareholder in China’s third-largest tissue company, Vinda International...

ANDRITZ to supply dispersing systems, disc filters…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply dispersing systems, disc filters, and refiners for Zhejiang Chuancheng Industri...

Oceania News

SCA floats its joint venture in Australia

SCA, the leading global hygiene and forest products company, successfully floated its joint venture, Asaleo Care, in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji o...

SCA to float its joint venture in Australia

The leading global hygiene and forest products company SCA and its Australian partner, Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), have decided to float their join...

Downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was…

The downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was broken in 2013 thanks to increased chip demand from Chinese pulpmills; China surpassed Japan as...

Pulp turned into power

NEW regulation means invasive native species and timber by-products currently made into pulp for paper production, will instead be burnt to generate e...

Energy News

Cellulose electronics a key factor in new energy s…

Cheap energy storage is leading to smarter energy usage and making it simpler to produce renewable energy. The MODULIT project will develop a new ty...

Future Valmet to sharpen its focus on biomass base…

Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business, the future Valmet, offers biomass, waste and coal based heat and power generation solutions in its energy busi...

Metso enters global service partnership with Turbi…

Metso and Turbine Services Ltd. (TSL) have entered into a supply agreement according to which the Metso DNA Turbine Automation system can be used on a...

Biofore concept car to premiere at the Geneva Inte…

The Biofore concept car, a joint production by UPM and Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, is to premiere at the 84th Geneva Internati...

Financial News

Södra's interim report January-August 2014: Positi…

Södra's earnings to date this year (accumulated January-August) improved to SEK 1,012 million (loss: 786) and amounted to SEK 509 million (loss: 687) ...

Xerium Announcing Long-Term Growth and Debt Pay Do…

Presenting at Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumab...

Metso's Nomination Board consist of representative…

Representatives of the four largest shareholders registered in Metso's shareholder register as of September 1, 2014 are elected to the Shareholders' N...

BillerudKorsnäs invests for growth

A new investment makes the board machine in Frövi the largest of its kind in the world. The investment is a concrete example of BillerudKorsnäs ambiti...