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Toscotec receives forth turnkey order from WEPA

Toscotec receives forth turnkey order from WEPA

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line on a full turnkey basis to WEPA Piechowice mill in Poland. The project is planned in a short time frame, with start-up set for the third quarter of 2021. This is a repeated turnkey order for WEPA Piechow...

05-08-2020 Hits:68 European News

Cementing the deal: Mondi acquires two paper bag lines

Cementing the deal: Mondi acquires two paper bag lines

Mondi Paper Bags, part of Mondi Group, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has acquired two paper bag lines from Helwan Cement Company and InterCement Sacs, two major cement producers in Egypt. The acquired production lines will increa...

03-08-2020 Hits:121 European News

How to Keep Up Production During COVID-19 Using Smart Factory Tech?

How to Keep Up Production During COVID-19 Using Smart Factory Tech?

COVID-19 has made working from home and digital collaboration new norms in enterprises. In pulp and paper, however, most processing plants do not support remote working, just yet. Because of the pandemic's lengthened impact, producers must hurry up t...

03-08-2020 Hits:164 European News

A.Celli Paper and Gold Hongye Paper together again: three Tissue E-WIND® T-200S rewinders purchased for the Nantong plant

A.Celli Paper and Gold Hongye Paper together again: three Tissue E-WIND® T-200S rewinders purchased for the Nantong plant

The over ten-year collaboration between the two companies continues after the three A.Celli rewinders purchased for the Xiaogan plant at the beginning of the year. The Asian Pulp and Paper (APP) Group, one of the largest and most important companies...

03-08-2020 Hits:79 Asian News

ABB’s new analytics and AI software helps producers optimize operations in demanding market conditions

ABB’s new analytics and AI software helps producers optimize operations in demanding market conditions

ABB launches analytics software and services that combines operational data with engineering and IT data to deliver actionable intelligence The ABB Ability™ Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite is a scalable advanced analytics platform with pre...

29-07-2020 Hits:111 European News

UK filter maker scores export success in Brazil

UK filter maker scores export success in Brazil

Industrial filters made in the UK are helping an expanding pulp and paper (P&P) plant in Brazil optimise the efficiency of essential process water.  Surrey-headquartered Amazon Filters has partnered with a distributor in Guarulhos near São...

28-07-2020 Hits:129 South American News

4 examples of goods storage automation

4 examples of goods storage automation

The fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, is now well underway, and the new frontier is automation, or the use of digital technologies to manage productivity. The way that industries evolve into "intelligent" factories by upgrading ...

28-07-2020 Hits:156 European News

Rhenus unveils new international logistics facility

Rhenus unveils new international logistics facility

The Rhenus Group has expanded its logistics services in the Asia-Pacific region, with a newly-built warehouse in Gurugram, India. The state-of-the-art 32,500 square meter facility is the latest addition to Rhenus’ global logistics operations. The Gu...

27-07-2020 Hits:129 Logistics

Warren Controls Announces ILEA 5800E Series Electrically Actuated Valves

Warren Controls Announces ILEA 5800E Series Electrically Actuated Valves

Warren Controls, a leading manufacturer of control valves and specialty fluid handling products, announces its new ILEA 5800E Series of high-quality, modulating, linear, electrically actuated industrial globe control valves. The E5800 Series featu...

27-07-2020 Hits:115 North American News

Metsä Board paperboards hold industrial compostability certifications

Metsä Board paperboards hold industrial compostability certifications

Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium lightweight paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is glad to announce that its paperboards have now achieved DIN CERTCO certificates in industrial compostability complying with DIN EN 13432 and ASTM ...

27-07-2020 Hits:232 European News

Valmet receives the eighth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya

Valmet receives the eighth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya

Valmet will supply the eighth tissue line delivery including an extensive automation package to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya. The company has decided to invest in a third machine in Russia in order to meet the increasing demand for their high-...

22-07-2020 Hits:200 European News

GREYCON LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

GREYCON LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

Greycon, a leading technology company focused on delivering planning, scheduling, trim optimisation, and MES solutions to assist manufacturers worldwide, is inviting visitors to explore their new website at https://www.greycon.com. The website has b...

22-07-2020 Hits:146 European News

PMP supports dynamic development of Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A.

PMP supports dynamic development of Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A.

Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. has been continuously working on modernizing its machine fleet for last several years. The priority is, invariably, an increase of production capacity, an improvement of final products’ quality parameters and implementation...

22-07-2020 Hits:167 European News

Södra can now produce RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp

Södra can now produce RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp

Södra received its certification (1) according to the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) on 24 June. The aim of RCS is to increase the use of recycled materials. “This certification enables Södra to produce and sell RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp. It means...

22-07-2020 Hits:175 European News

Measurement solutions for pulp and paper applications

Measurement solutions for pulp and paper applications

Berthold is expert in monitoring critical processes. As technology leader of radiometric measurements we bring benefit to the pulp and paper industry by providing highly accurate and reliable online measurements – the base for a cost-efficient a...

22-07-2020 Hits:187 European News

How Kimberly-Clark Professional Malaysia reduced downtime thanks to a Paper Slitter Rewinder upgrade

How Kimberly-Clark Professional Malaysia reduced downtime thanks to a Paper Slitter Rewinder upgrade

One of the most critical parts of the paper and tissue production line is the slitter rewinder, a machine that has traditionally required direct operator contact in order to manually set the knives and operate the core handling system. However, comp...

22-07-2020 Hits:162 Asian News

Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of PM4 at Aviretta, Germany

Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of PM4 at Aviretta, Germany

German containerboard manufacturer Aviretta selected Toscotec to rebuild the post dryer section of its PM4 at Ettringen mill, Bavaria. PM4 produces test liner and fluting from 60 to 130 g/m². Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020. ...

22-07-2020 Hits:152 European News

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation system to Vinda Personal Care, China

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation system to Vinda Personal Care, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) Co., Ltd. to supply a stock preparation system to feed its four tissue machines at the mill in Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. Start-up is scheduled for th...

22-07-2020 Hits:180 Asian News

Valmet to supply pulp production upgrade technology to PT. Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper in Indonesia

Valmet to supply pulp production upgrade technology to PT. Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper in Indonesia

Valmet will supply pulp production upgrade technology to PT. Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper (PT TEL) in Indonesia. The delivery includes an upgrade of continuous cooking system, with a design capacity of 1,800 air dried tonnes per day, and two se...

22-07-2020 Hits:210 Asian News

Mondi Syktyvkar commissions a new crude tall oil plant

Mondi Syktyvkar commissions a new crude tall oil plant

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, has commissioned a crude tall oil plant (CTO-plant) at its Syktyvkar pulp and paper mill. The new equipment allows processing of all sulphate soap generated as a by-product of the pulp production process i...

22-07-2020 Hits:181 European News

NSK TL bearings double service life in papermaking machinery

NSK TL bearings double service life in papermaking machinery

NSK spherical roller bearings with TL technology are being increasingly adopted in the papermaking industry as more machinery manufacturers and paper mills seek to maximise operating life and uptime. The unique attributes of NSK´s TL (tough and long ...

22-07-2020 Hits:195 European News

Valmet’s comment on Alfa Laval’s tender offer for Neles’ shareholders

Valmet’s comment on Alfa Laval’s tender offer for Neles’ shareholders

Valmet has become aware of Alfa Laval’s announcement on public cash tender offer for all shares in Neles. Valmet completed 14.88 percent share acquisition of Neles’ shares from Solidium Oy on July 1, 2020. “Neles is a good quality company with a str...

22-07-2020 Hits:163 Financial News

‘Let’s Talk Tissue’— A Panel Discussion About the Tissue Industry’s Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of COVID-19

‘Let’s Talk Tissue’— A Panel Discussion About the Tissue Industry’s Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of COVID-19

Just a few short months ago at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, news reports were filled with scenes of pandemonium at supermarkets and shelves emptied of cleaning supplies and — most critically — bathroom tissue. Tales of sel...

22-07-2020 Hits:251 Exhibitions

ANDRITZ successfully starts up OCC line at Wamat Paper, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up OCC line at Wamat Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the first of two OCC lines, each with a capacity of 1,000 bdtm/d, supplied to Shandong Wamat Paper Co., Ltd., Shandong Province, China. Start-up of the second OCC line is scheduled fo...

22-07-2020 Hits:175 Asian News

Solenis Completes Acquisition of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.

Solenis Completes Acquisition of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.

Effective since the July 14, 2020, Solenis LLC (“Solenis”) completed the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V. (“Poliquímicos”). Headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico, Poliquímicos is a leading producer and ...

22-07-2020 Hits:163 North American News

ANDRITZ PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine at Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia delivers top quality

ANDRITZ PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine at Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia delivers top quality

Only a few weeks after start-up, the 5.6 m wide PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine that was delivered by ANDRITZ to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Vorsino (Kaluga region), Russia, reached a speed of 2,000 m/min with a grammage of 16 g/m² and is now producing...

22-07-2020 Hits:137 Asian News

Successful FSC® and PEFC™ monitoring audit

Successful FSC® and PEFC™ monitoring audit

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has successfully passed without exception the monitoring audit and the re-certification of FSC® Chain-of-Custody and PEFC™ Chain-of-Custody. Mitsubishi HiTec Paper: Successful FSC® and PEFC™ monitoring audit Mitsubishi HiTec ...

22-07-2020 Hits:156 European News

ABB launches latest digital solution for total control over wet end operations to maximize productivity and profit

ABB launches latest digital solution for total control over wet end operations to maximize productivity and profit

ABB Wet End Control offers process stabilization, variability reduction and performance optimization for all paper, board and tissue manufacturers ABB has just launched the latest generation of its Advanced Process Control (APC) to provide complete ...

22-07-2020 Hits:237 European News

How to measure tissue and nonwovens mill machinery performance with real time analytics

How to measure tissue and nonwovens mill machinery performance with real time analytics

Tissue and nonwovens mills rely primarily on the performance of their machinery to ensure the manufacturing of a high-quality product in a reasonable time and at optimal productivity. If this machinery is not running at peak efficiency or if it break...

21-07-2020 Hits:151 European News

Valmet to supply world’s largest bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp line to Sun Paper’s Beihai mill in China

Valmet to supply world’s largest bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp line to Sun Paper’s Beihai mill in China

Valmet will supply the world’s largest bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) line to Guangxi Sun Paper Co., Ltd’s new Beihai mill in China. The start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021. The order was included in Valmet's orders re...

21-07-2020 Hits:145 Asian News

ANDRITZ completes the world’s largest P-RC APMP production system at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

ANDRITZ completes the world’s largest P-RC APMP production system at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the Final Acceptance Certificate from Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry Co., Ltd in Yancheng, Dafeng, China, for its chemi-thermo-mechanical pulping system. With a total capacity of 2,250 admt/d, this sy...

21-07-2020 Hits:153 Asian News

Siegwerk launches new Circular Economy website

Siegwerk launches new Circular Economy website

Siegwerk, one of the leading suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has launched their new Circular Economy website. The company strongly believes in the needs of a Circular Economy (CE) and is committed to contribute to cr...

21-07-2020 Hits:185 Asian News

From toilet paper to face masks

From toilet paper to face masks

Fabio Perini patents technology to produce up to 10,000 biodegradable bamboo masks per minute The upgrade is available for Fabio Perini converting lines, new and/or already installed A technological innovation capable of producing up to 10 thousand...

21-07-2020 Hits:166 European News

New harvesting plan confirmed Increased harvesting level and higher cash flow

New harvesting plan confirmed Increased harvesting level and higher cash flow

SCA has confirmed a new harvesting plan which shows that the harvesting level in the own forest will increase over the coming five years by an additional one million cubic meters per year more than the current level. The increased harvesting level gi...

21-07-2020 Hits:128 Financial News

Paper industry’s recycling performance reaches highest level ever in 2019

Paper industry’s recycling performance reaches highest level ever in 2019

In 2019, Cepi members produced close to 90 million tonnes of paper and board, of which 54.6% were based on recycled fibres - compared to 53.1% in 2018 - as indicated by the utilisation rate of Paper for Recycling (PfR). &...

17-07-2020 Hits:169 European News

Toscotec-rebuilt PM1 exceeds production targets at Papertech in Spain

Toscotec-rebuilt PM1 exceeds production targets at Papertech in Spain

Core board manufacturer Papertech exceeded the targets of production increase originally set for the rebuild of its PM1 at Tudela mill, Spain.    At the end of 2018, Toscotec carried out a turnkey rebuild of the dryer section, installing 20...

17-07-2020 Hits:177 European News

Clearwater Paper Launches ReMagine™ Paperboard Solution

Clearwater Paper Launches ReMagine™ Paperboard Solution

Clearwater Paper Corporation has just introduced ReMagine™, a folding carton paperboard brand with up to 30 percent post-consumer recycled fiber. Inspired by circular economy principles, ReMagine provides high definition print capability and superior...

17-07-2020 Hits:220 North American News

Saica paper expands the nature kraft range of basis weights

Saica paper expands the nature kraft range of basis weights

Saica Group improves its offer of 100% recycled and sustainable papers. Nature Kraft, is a 100% recycled paper that is an alternative to traditional kraftliners due to its high physical-mechanical performance and similar appearance to virgin fibre...

17-07-2020 Hits:178 European News

The new Czech owner of Slovenian paper mill Vipap bets on flexibility and a more diverse portfolio.

The new Czech owner of Slovenian paper mill Vipap bets on flexibility and a more diverse portfolio.

More than a quarter of a billion CZK will be invested in expanding the production of food packaging Restructuring of Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško under the leadership of the new Czech owner RIDG Holding continues, despite the coronavirus...

17-07-2020 Hits:168 European News

Södra posts a stable result but the outlook remains unclear

Södra posts a stable result but the outlook remains unclear

Södra’s operating profit during Q2 was stable given current market conditions. Deliveries were higher year-on-year, but prices for Södra’s core products were considerably weaker than in 2019. For the first half of 2...

17-07-2020 Hits:153 Financial News

Cepi launches an LCA tool for paper products

Cepi launches an LCA tool for paper products

In December 2019, the European Commission presented its ambitious Green Deal roadmap, a comprehensive strategy aimed at putting Europe on the right track for climate neutrality in 2050 while encouraging sustainable economic growth. In this strategy,...

17-07-2020 Hits:170 European News

All wrapped up! James cropper launches 100% recycled paper collection for premium packaging

For more and more brands, being able to demonstrate the social and environmental impact of their products is becoming a pre-requisite.  With this in mind, specialist papermaker James Cropper has launched a new collection of papers for premium pa...

17-07-2020 Hits:171 European News

Christoph Michalski appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

Christoph Michalski appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

The Board of Directors has appointed Christoph Michalski as new President and CEO of the company. He succeeds Lennart Holm, who has been acting President and CEO since November 2019. Christoph Michalski will assume his new position November 1 2020. ...

17-07-2020 Hits:156 European News

Two Sides North America Launches "Love Paper" Campaign

Two Sides North America Launches "Love Paper" Campaign

Website and ads feature sustainability facts about print and paper products related to forestry, recycling and renewable energy use in the U.S. and Canada Two Sides North America has just announced the launch of Love Paper, a new campaign designed t...

29-06-2020 Hits:338 North American News

New Hägglunds Service Website From Bosch Rexroth Provides Easy Access for Certified Repair Work

New Hägglunds Service Website From Bosch Rexroth Provides Easy Access for Certified Repair Work

Online service portal helps users with factory-authorized maintenance and repair for Hägglunds hydraulic direct drive systems and motors, including legacy Marathon motors. Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new online service portal for its Hägglunds h...

29-06-2020 Hits:544 European News

ANDRITZ to supply pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper’s new mill in Beihai, China

ANDRITZ to supply pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper’s new mill in Beihai, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper to supply pulp dewatering and white liquor plant technologies and key process equipment for their new pulp mill in Beihai, China. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarte...

23-06-2020 Hits:670 Asian News

BREAKING NEWS!! - ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2021: Date and new venue are fixed!

BREAKING NEWS!! - ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2021: Date and new venue are fixed!

The ZELLCHEMING Association is pleased to announce the return to a proven and popular location, the RheinMain CongressCenter (RMCC) Wiesbaden, at the same time as the date for the Expo and the Annual General Meeting that will take 9 to 10 June 2021. ...

10-06-2020 Hits:772 Exhibitions

ABB to upgrade drives and integrate quality control at new Nordic Kraft pulp mill in Quebec

ABB to upgrade drives and integrate quality control at new Nordic Kraft pulp mill in Quebec

Rapid revamp of dormant mill will provide cutting-edge, digital solutions to automate operations and optimize performance Leading Canadian forest product company, Chantiers Chibougamau, has selected technology leader ABB to help overhaul its Nordic ...

09-06-2020 Hits:416 Canadian News

Valmet to supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog in Austria

Valmet to supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog in Austria

Valmet will supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog’s paper mill in Bruck an der Mur, Austria. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2020. The value of the order is approximately EUR 40 million. The boil...

08-06-2020 Hits:474 European News

SmartGrinder: Voith introduces new refurbishment service for screw presses

SmartGrinder: Voith introduces new refurbishment service for screw presses

Voith’s new refurbishment service for screw presses enables the full restoration of screw performance and reduces downtimes by up to 20 percent compared to conventional repair methods. With SmartGrinder, the new refurbishment service, customers can r...

08-06-2020 Hits:470 European News

TietoEVRY partners with Turck Vilant Systems to increase digitalisation in pulp and paper industry logistics

TietoEVRY partners with Turck Vilant Systems to increase digitalisation in pulp and paper industry logistics

The collaboration helps the pulp and paper industry to improve efficiency, streamline processes and enable crucial information sharing in the whole value chain. TietoEVRY is partnering with Turck Vilant Systems to generate more value for data in the...

05-06-2020 Hits:511 Logistics

Record 2,200 mpm constant speed at WEPA Giershagen

Record 2,200 mpm constant speed at WEPA Giershagen

WEPA Giershagen is steadily operating its Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-2.0S tissue line (PM19) at the speed of 2,200 mpm. PM19 came online in October 2015 and after a machine speed-up, reached the constant speed of 2,200 mpm. Based on this result, WEPA se...

05-06-2020 Hits:431 European News

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply a complete PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine with stock preparation system to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC. The new l...

05-06-2020 Hits:647 Asian News

James Cropper’s papers with antimicrobial technology effective against feline coronavirus

James Cropper’s papers with antimicrobial technology effective against feline coronavirus

With hygiene being front-of-mind for government, business leaders and the public alike, James Cropper’s papers with PaperGard antimicrobial technology have been tested against Feline Coronavirus, with favourable results. Recent studies show Coronavi...

05-06-2020 Hits:538 European News

Endress+Hauser launches Asset Health Monitoring Solution

Endress+Hauser launches Asset Health Monitoring Solution

SRP700, system ready package, is a solution offering based on the FieldCare device configuration application and combined with new Health Monitoring Application software. Endress+Hauser launches its Asset Health Monitoring Solution, a pre-engineere...

05-06-2020 Hits:430 European News

Lotta Lyrå leaves SCA’s Board of Directors

Lotta Lyrå leaves SCA’s Board of Directors

In order to avoid conflicts of interest, Lotta Lyrå has decided to resign from  SCA’s Board of Directors with immediate effect. “We thank Lotta Lyrå for valuable contributions to the company”, says Pär Boman, Chairman of SCA’s Board of Director...

05-06-2020 Hits:829 European News

Lotta Lyrå appointed new President and CEO of Södra

Lotta Lyrå appointed new President and CEO of Södra

The Board of Södra has appointed Lotta Lyrå as new President and CEO. She will take office this year and thereby replace CFO Peter Karlsson, who has been Interim President since 20 February this year. “I am very proud to present Lotta Lyrå as our ne...

05-06-2020 Hits:430 European News

Fabio Perini and MTC: prompt delivery for converting and packaging machines and lines

Fabio Perini and MTC: prompt delivery for converting and packaging machines and lines

And on the webshop, over 80 thousand Fabio Perini spare parts immediately available The fear generated by the coronavirus and the closures in several countries to fight the pandemic have triggered a rush to buy, or "panic buying" as the British call...

27-05-2020 Hits:459 European News

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.” I recently drew cash at an ATM and was greeted with an on-screen message: “If everyone said no to a receipt just for one month, we would save 45 trees.” This is a classi...

27-05-2020 Hits:792 Press Releases

Grupo Corporativo Papelera & A.Celli Paper together for the start-up of a new tissue production line

Grupo Corporativo Papelera & A.Celli Paper together for the start-up of a new tissue production line

The iDEAL® mod. 2000S Tissue Machine start-up took place on March, 20th in Mexico, perfectly in line, even in advance, compared to the challenging project scheduling and despite the very critical global conditions The new A.Celli iDEAL® Tissue Machi...

27-05-2020 Hits:493 South American News

Södra selects Ledinek’s production line for new CLT facility

Södra selects Ledinek’s production line for new CLT facility

Last year, Södra decided to invest in an additional CLT facility at Värö and aims to become a leader in the Nordic region. Project planning and procurement is ongoing and Södra has now selected Ledinek as the supplier of a new production line – from ...

27-05-2020 Hits:458 European News

Valmet to supply new reeling and winding technology for Metsä Board in Finland

Valmet to supply new reeling and winding technology for Metsä Board in Finland

Valmet will supply new reel and winding technology and surrounding equipment for Metsä Board Kyro mill in Finland. In the rebuild, new reel and winder with an automatic transfer rail connection will be installed to modernize the board machine KK 1. T...

27-05-2020 Hits:757 European News

Gulf Paper Manufacturing Kuwait boosts capacity after dryer section rebuild by Toscotec.

Gulf Paper Manufacturing Kuwait boosts capacity after dryer section rebuild by Toscotec.

Established in 1978, Gulf Paper Manufacturing was the first company to start manufacturing paper in the Gulf region in 1981. Owned by two families of Kuwaiti entrepreneurs, it operates three production lines at its Mina Abdullah paper mill in Kuwait:...

26-05-2020 Hits:533 European News

Fabio Perini solutions to guarantee operational continuity in times of Coronavirus

Fabio Perini solutions to guarantee operational continuity in times of Coronavirus

Augmented reality, a team of online experts, and the Tissue Performance Center for real time monitoring and technical support to the lines The power of technology and human ingenuity allows solving problems thousands of kilometers away, without movi...

26-05-2020 Hits:527 European News

Launch of the European alliance for a Green Recovery

Launch of the European alliance for a Green Recovery

Cepi, the Confederation of European paper industries and its members across Europe, strongly support the initiative of Pascal Canfin, Chair of the Environment Committee at the European Parliament, to launch a European alliance for a Green Recovery. C...

26-05-2020 Hits:559 European News

A.Celli Rebuilding: Tissue Rewinder upgrades for KC Products Malaysia

A.Celli Rebuilding: Tissue Rewinder upgrades for KC Products Malaysia

Kimberly Clark Products Malaysia, Kluang Johor Mill: A.Celli concludes the scheduled upgrade of the TM2 Tissue Line with a new off-line shaft puller and a new set of expandable spool, in combination with the upgrade of the rewinder slitting unit Aft...

19-05-2020 Hits:515 Asian News

New Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services assignment for the LD Celulose S.A. pulp mill in Brazil

New Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services assignment for the LD Celulose S.A. pulp mill in Brazil

LD Celulose S.A. new dissolving pulp plant will produce 500,000 tons per year. The completion of the project is scheduled for 2022. LD Celulose S.A., a joint venture between Duratex and Lenzing group, awarded Pöyry, part of AFRY, with an EPCM (Engin...

19-05-2020 Hits:436 South American News

The 300th Valmet Paper Lab system will be delivered to Papierfabrik Palm in Germany

The 300th Valmet Paper Lab system will be delivered to Papierfabrik Palm in Germany

Valmet will supply the 300th Valmet Paper Lab automated board and paper testing laboratory to Papierfabrik Palm's (Palm) Aalen-Neukochen mill. In total, Valmet will deliver three Valmet Paper Labs to the company’s Descartes mill in France and Wörth a...

19-05-2020 Hits:469 European News

James Cropper continues to operate and vows to protect staff and customers during coronavirus pandemic

James Cropper continues to operate and vows to protect staff and customers during coronavirus pandemic

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, remains operational and vows to protect its staff and customers, during the current Coronavirus pandemic. The Kendal based, family business, is continuing to manufacture h...

19-05-2020 Hits:502 European News

Valmet and Orora’s Botany Mill renew the Mill Maintenance Outsourcing agreement in Australia

Valmet and Orora’s Botany Mill renew the Mill Maintenance Outsourcing agreement in Australia

Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year Mill Maintenance Outsourcing (MMO) agreement to continue taking care of the site maintenance of Orora’s Botany B9 board making line in New South Wales, Australia. In addition to the MMO agreement, Va...

19-05-2020 Hits:572 Oceania News

ANDRITZ to supply complete stock preparation line to Kookil Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply complete stock preparation line to Kookil Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Kookil Paper (Zhangjiagang) Limited Corporation to supply a complete 305 bdmt/d stock preparation line including approach flow system, broke handling and fiber recovery to the mill in ...

19-05-2020 Hits:699 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply gasification plant and biomass handling line to Klabin’s Puma II project in Brazil

ANDRITZ to supply gasification plant and biomass handling line to Klabin’s Puma II project in Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Klabin for a complete biomass gasification plant and a new biomass handling line for their Ortigueira mill in Brazil. The scope of supply includes a 51 MW gasification plant, a belt d...

19-05-2020 Hits:708 South American News

Metsä Board’s Express Board service expands with three new folding boxboard grades

Metsä Board’s Express Board service expands with three new folding boxboard grades

Metsä Board is adding three new grades into its Express Board offering. The new eco-barrier paperboard MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB, uncoated folding boxboard MetsäBoard Natural FBB and MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree are now available with enhanced availabili...

19-05-2020 Hits:607 European News

PMP will deliver (2) new Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headboxes to Smurfit Kappa Uberaba mill in Brazil!

PMP will deliver (2) new Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headboxes to Smurfit Kappa Uberaba mill in Brazil!

In February 2020, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has signed a contract for delivery of (2) new Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headboxes for Smurfit Kappa’s paper machine (PM5) located in the Uberaba mill in Brazil. Thanks to long-term relationship and suc...

19-05-2020 Hits:529 South American News

Kemira announces a long-term extension of its bleaching chemicals supply contract with UPM-Kymmene Corporation in Uruguay

Kemira announces a long-term extension of its bleaching chemicals supply contract with UPM-Kymmene Corporation in Uruguay

Kemira has signed a long-term agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation extending and expanding its current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay, pending required environmental permitting. The new agreement will include capacity to support the...

19-05-2020 Hits:474 South American News

A.Celli Nonwovens & Sunshine Co. Ltd: start-up of a new E-WIND® STREAM winder and a RAPID slitter rewinder

A.Celli Nonwovens & Sunshine Co. Ltd: start-up of a new E-WIND® STREAM winder and a RAPID slitter rewinder

Last February 28, at the Chinese plants of SUNSHINE New Material for Hygiene and Health Care Jiangyin Co. Ltd. Located in Jiangyin, two machines for Spunlace product, a winder and a rewinder installed on two different lines side by side, have been st...

19-05-2020 Hits:561 European News

ANDRITZ to supply new dewatering technology for RMP process to Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria

ANDRITZ to supply new dewatering technology for RMP process to Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton to supply a Vertical Screw Thickener (VST) dewatering system for the RMP (Refiner Mechanical Pulp) process at the mill in Frohnleiten, Austria. Start-up is schedul...

19-05-2020 Hits:533 European News

Toscotec completes a major rebuild of Arapepco’s PM1 in Aleppo, Syria.

Toscotec completes a major rebuild of Arapepco’s PM1 in Aleppo, Syria.

The Arab Company For Paper Products Ltd. (Arapepco) successfully started up its PM1 at Khan Al-Asal paper mill, near Aleppo, Syria, after a major rebuild supplied by Toscotec. The paper machine features a reel trim width of 2,850 mm, 800 mpm design s...

19-05-2020 Hits:492 European News

Metsä Board to restore fish migration routes

Metsä Board to restore fish migration routes

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has started a rapids fishery restoration project together with WWF Finland and the local Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environ...

19-05-2020 Hits:557 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed spunlace line to Karweb Nonwovens, Turkey

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed spunlace line to Karweb Nonwovens, Turkey

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Karweb Nonwovens to supply a complete neXline spunlace line for its plant located in Gaziantep, Turkey. The line is scheduled for installation and start-up at the beginning of 2021. ...

19-05-2020 Hits:769 European News

PMP delivered its first steel Yankee dryer to Poland for FP Kaczory, Poland!

PMP delivered its first steel Yankee dryer to Poland for FP Kaczory, Poland!

In November, 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract for a modernization of a tissue machine that includes a delivery of a new Intelli-YD® steel Yankee dryer to FP Kaczory paper mill located in Poland. It is a great pleasure to announc...

18-05-2020 Hits:407 European News

Arctic Blue Gin package wins AIMCAL Product of the Year award

Arctic Blue Gin package wins AIMCAL Product of the Year award

US-based Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) presented its 2020 Product of the Year award to Hazen Paper Company for an Arctic Blue Gin package featuring images of flaming Northern Lights. Metsä Board, the leadin...

18-05-2020 Hits:783 European News

Voith Group successfully completes the acquisition of Toscotec.

Voith Group successfully completes the acquisition of Toscotec.

Toscotec is pleased to announce that, following the obtainment of all required regulatory approvals, Voith has successfully completed its acquisition of Toscotec. Toscotec is now part of the Voith Group. Andreas Endters, President and CEO of Voith P...

18-05-2020 Hits:852 European News

New L&W Autoline offers fastest, most reliable automated paper testing solution

New L&W Autoline offers fastest, most reliable automated paper testing solution

ABB’s next-generation system provides rigorous quality control information, up to 10 times faster than manual testing, to enable the rapid reduction of off-spec production Technology leader ABB announces its enhanced L&W Autoline automated paper...

05-05-2020 Hits:499 European News

Metsä Board helps to create appealing and sustainable Moomin golf ball gift pack

Metsä Board helps to create appealing and sustainable Moomin golf ball gift pack

An attractive gift item requires an equally impressive package. Together with its partner network Metsä Board’s packaging design team helped to create an appealing package for a luxury golf ball gift set featuring the universally loved Moomin charact...

23-04-2020 Hits:932 European News

Essity interim Report First Quarter 2020

Essity interim Report First Quarter 2020

The Group’s net sales increased 10.0% in the first quarter of 2020 compared with the corresponding period a year ago. Organic net sales increased 7.8%, of which volume accounted for 5.9% and price/mix for 1.9%. In mature markets, organic net sales in...

23-04-2020 Hits:678 Financial News

Paper machine for sustainable wet wipes by Voith and Trützschler for Papel Aralar S.A.

Paper machine for sustainable wet wipes by Voith and Trützschler for Papel Aralar S.A.

The Spanish paper factory Papel Aralar commissioned Voith and the nonwoven fabric expert Trützschler Nonwovens to deliver a new system for specialty paper production. The PM 5 was developed as a joint project by both companies specifically for the wi...

23-04-2020 Hits:725 European News

A.Celli Nonwovens: a new complete Spunlace line for Karweb Nonwovens

A.Celli Nonwovens: a new complete Spunlace line for Karweb Nonwovens

A.Celli Nonwovens SpA is honored to continue the fruitful collaboration with Karweb Nonwovens thanks to the supply of a winding line dedicated to the production of Spunlace Karweb Nonwovens, a division of the KARA Holding Co. and one of the major pl...

23-04-2020 Hits:688 European News

Södra result in line with expectations but the future is difficult to predict

Södra result in line with expectations but the future is difficult to predict

Despite dramatically changed conditions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, production rates at Södra’s facilities remained high and stable in the first quarter. Sales amounted to SEK 5,576 million (6,318). Operating profit for the quarter totalled...

23-04-2020 Hits:600 Financial News

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has opened applications for its Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) bursary programme which offers eligible BSc engineering students the opportunity to pursue a career in the forest products ind...

23-04-2020 Hits:845 Press Releases

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives the seal of approval from the BG RCI and is certified for occupational health and safety management

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives the seal of approval from the BG RCI and is certified for occupational health and safety management

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH, with its Bielefeld and Flensburg locations, is the first company in the paper industry to receive the "Safe with a System" seal of approval from the BG RCI: the professional association for raw materials and the ch...

23-04-2020 Hits:639 European News

Södra Invests in FITNIR for a Second Time

Södra Invests in FITNIR for a Second Time

For a second time, FITNIR Analyzers was selected by Södra, a leading pulp producer based in Sweden, for its online pulp liquor analyzer. “This is an exciting project for FITNIR, as it is our second installation at a Södra mill,” says Thanh Trung, COO...

23-04-2020 Hits:744 European News

Valmet to supply a mill-wide distributed control system to JK Paper Limited in India

Valmet to supply a mill-wide distributed control system to JK Paper Limited in India

Valmet will supply a complete mill-wide Valmet DNA Distributed Control System (DCS) to JK Paper Limited for their upcoming board project at Fort Songadh Mill in India. JK Paper selected Valmet’s automation system based on good references in technolog...

15-04-2020 Hits:595 Asian News

Verso Corporation Appoints Matthew M. Archambeau as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Energy

Verso Corporation Appoints Matthew M. Archambeau as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Energy

Verso Corporation has just announced that Matthew M. Archambeau has been appointed Verso's Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Energy, effective immediately. "I am very pleased to have Matt join our senior leadership team with responsibility fo...

15-04-2020 Hits:529 North American News

Clearwater Paper Provides Update on Operations in Response to COVID-19

Clearwater Paper Provides Update on Operations in Response to COVID-19

Focused on Ensuring Continuous Operations to Serve Significant Increase in Demand Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW), a premier supplier of quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue and bleached paperboard, has just sh...

09-04-2020 Hits:546 North American News

Willamette Falls Paper Company Earns Certification to SFI Chain-of-Custody Standard

Willamette Falls Paper Company Earns Certification to SFI Chain-of-Custody Standard

Willamette Falls Paper Company is pleased to announce that it has added Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) chain of custody certification (SFI-01924) to its full line of paper products.  Growing numbers of consumers want assurance that t...

03-04-2020 Hits:568 North American News

OnQuality: Voith launches new generation of sensors

OnQuality: Voith launches new generation of sensors

Voith has developed a new generation of sensors with regards to availability, reliability and maintenance handling. As the main components of the Quality Measurement System, the sensors measure the most important quality parameters of the paper being...

30-03-2020 Hits:870 European News

Massimo Ardito is the new A.Celli International General Manager

Massimo Ardito is the new A.Celli International General Manager

A.Celli Group is pleased to announce that Massimo Ardito has been appointed as the new General Manager of the American branch A.Celli International with effect from March 9, 2020. As General Manager, Massimo Ardito will be in charge of the managemen...

30-03-2020 Hits:776 European News

PMP New Engineering Office in Łódź, Poland, has been launched!

PMP New Engineering Office in Łódź, Poland, has been launched!

To ensure continuous development of technology, which is a distinguishing feature of PMP products, in October 2019, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) launched a new engineering office in Łódź, Poland. A new entity is dedicated mainly to support tissue b...

27-03-2020 Hits:689 European News

Valmet to supply a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing in the Republic of Korea

Valmet to supply a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing in the Republic of Korea

Valmet will supply a new sizing section with a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing at Sihwa Mill in the Republic of Korea. The main target for the rebuild of paper machine PM 1 is to increase strength properties of produced container and gypsu...

26-03-2020 Hits:727 Asian News

ISO 9001/2015 quality standards for MoveRoll production

ISO 9001/2015 quality standards for MoveRoll production

We are proud to announce that in February 2019 the manufacturing and assembly of MoveRoll products has been certified according to the ISO 9001/2015 standards. Quality management is very important for MoveRoll and the MoveRoll production. That is ...

23-03-2020 Hits:828 European News

MoveRoll deliveries continue to grow

MoveRoll deliveries continue to grow

The year we left been a busy and successful year for MoveRoll. We have delivered a variety of different MoveRoll conveyor modules to several system integrators in North America, Europe and Asian markets. We are delighted that both paper mills and sys...

23-03-2020 Hits:696 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant at Södra, Sweden

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant at Södra, Sweden

International technology group ANDRITZ has recently started up the world’s first biomethanol plant using ANDRITZ’s self-developed A-Recovery+ concept at the Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in southeastern Sweden. The plant has an annual production ca...

23-03-2020 Hits:786 European News

Tissue World Miami 2020 Confirms New Dates — Nov. 11-13, 2020 — for the Conference and Exhibition

Tissue World Miami 2020 Confirms New Dates — Nov. 11-13, 2020 — for the Conference and Exhibition

North America’s largest tissue-related gathering will again be staged at the Miami Beach Convention Center Originally scheduled in March, Tissue World Miami 2020 was postponed due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and has been rescheduled for Nov. 11-1...

17-03-2020 Hits:1053 Exhibitions

BillerudKorsnäs postpones the annual maintenance shutdown at Gruvön

BillerudKorsnäs postpones the annual maintenance shutdown at Gruvön

Due to current circumstances regarding the Covid-19 virus, BillerudKorsnäs postpones the major parts of the maintenance shutdown initially planned to be held week 13, 2020 at Gruvön. – We have decided that during the current circumstances it is not ...

17-03-2020 Hits:896 European News

ABB to upgrade paper machine drives, motors and electrical control systems at WestRock mill in Washington, USA

ABB to upgrade paper machine drives, motors and electrical control systems at WestRock mill in Washington, USA

Leading US paper and packaging producer looks to increase reliability and performance with dry end drive system replacement. WestRock Company—a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions—has selected ABB to replace its dry end ...

17-03-2020 Hits:994 North American News

The Annual General Meeting of Metso Corporation postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The Annual General Meeting of Metso Corporation postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

Due to the current coronavirus outbreak, the Finnish government has announced its intention to issue a presidential decree to commission the Emergency Powers Act (Valmiuslaki 1552/2011, as amended) on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, adopting multiple restri...

17-03-2020 Hits:1377 Financial News

Valmet completes the co-determination negotiations in the Fabrics Business Unit

Valmet completes the co-determination negotiations in the Fabrics Business Unit

Valmet has completed the co-determination negotiations in the Fabrics Business Unit’s operations in Tampere, Finland. The negotiations were started on January 21, 2020. The target is to ensure the unit’s profitability and future competitiveness. Val...

17-03-2020 Hits:1010 European News

The winning design of the Better with Less – Design Challenge presents an ecological alternative to single-use plastic

The winning design of the Better with Less – Design Challenge presents an ecological alternative to single-use plastic

Metsä Board is delighted to announce the winner of its international packaging design competition the Better with Less – Design Challenge. ‘Expandable Eco Street Food Ware’ is a smart and ecological solution that addresses the growing demand for stre...

16-03-2020 Hits:737 European News

Valmet to supply the world’s fastest coated board making line for APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper in China

Valmet to supply the world’s fastest coated board making line for APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper in China

Valmet will supply a coated board making line (PM 2) with extensive packages of automation and Industrial Internet solutions for APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper’s (GJPP) Qinzhou mill in China. The start-up is scheduled for 2021. The order is inc...

16-03-2020 Hits:1164 Asian News

Stora Enso to make Annual General Meeting available via webcast

Stora Enso to make Annual General Meeting available via webcast

Stora Enso is offering a possibility to follow its Annual General Meeting (AGM) via webcast as a precautionary measure to decrease any risk of infection of the new COVID-19 coronavirus. The company strongly encourages any shareholders who have r...

13-03-2020 Hits:729 Financial News

Important information for the 113th Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG - Precautions due to coronavirus

Important information for the 113th Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG - Precautions due to coronavirus

The Austrian government has adopted further measures to stop the coronavirus from spreading. These measures also affect the Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG on March 25, 2020. From today’s perspective, it will not be possible, according to the...

13-03-2020 Hits:935 Financial News

Södra wins two awards at PPI Awards 2020

Södra wins two awards at PPI Awards 2020

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we won awards for both Environmental Leadership and Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2020 PPI Awards in Portugal earlier this week. The PPI Awards are dedicated to recognising the achievements of com...

12-03-2020 Hits:999 European News

Dealing with radiation interference in radiometric level measurements

Dealing with radiation interference in radiometric level measurements

The effects of interference radiation on radiometric measurements can be considerable and must therefore be controlled. As it is neither predictable when interference radiation will be present, nor how much the impact of a distant NDT testing on a nu...

12-03-2020 Hits:694 European News

Toscotec-supplied tissue line comes online at Picknik Marketing, South Africa

Toscotec-supplied tissue line comes online at Picknik Marketing, South Africa

South African tissue manufacturer Picknik Marketing Pty Ltd started up a MODULO-PLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec at its Johannesburg mill. The new line produced high quality tissue from day one. The MODULO-PLUS machine has a sheet width of 2...

12-03-2020 Hits:666 European News

Lenzing solid in a historically difficult market environment

Lenzing solid in a historically difficult market environment

Lenzing – Despite a generally difficult demand environment for textile fibers and a drastic drop in prices for standard viscose, the Lenzing Group recorded a solid business development in 2019. The disciplined implementation of the sCore TEN corporat...

12-03-2020 Hits:640 Financial News

Verso Corporation Announces Change in Senior Leadership

Verso Corporation Announces Change in Senior Leadership

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just announced that Michael A. Weinhold has resigned as President of Verso, effective March 10, 2020. "On behalf of the entire Board and senior leadership team, I want to thank Mike for his leadership and contributi...

12-03-2020 Hits:870 North American News

Circularity is a “no regret option” for the European industrial transition

Circularity is a “no regret option” for the European industrial transition

Circularity is a “no regret option” for the European industrial transition: it is now time to recognise circular low carbon forest-based industries as a strategic value chain! The Green Deal has to be translated into a business case, strengthening s...

11-03-2020 Hits:672 European News

International Paper Named One Of The 2020 World's Most Ethical Companies® By Ethisphere For The Fourteenth Consecutive Year

International Paper Named One Of The 2020 World's Most Ethical Companies® By Ethisphere For The Fourteenth Consecutive Year

Recognition honors those companies that take the long view with a purpose-based strategy and strive to create positive change throughout their global communities. International Paper (NYSE: IP) a world leader in renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp...

10-03-2020 Hits:725 North American News

Metsä Board joins forces with the new European Paper Packaging Alliance

Metsä Board joins forces with the new European Paper Packaging Alliance

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is one of the founding members of the recently established European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA). EPPA is a food and food service packaging asso...

10-03-2020 Hits:886 European News

ANDRITZ to supply largest pressurized refining system to China

ANDRITZ to supply largest pressurized refining system to China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Guoxu Group Co., Ltd. to supply a pressurized refining system for their MDF production line in Wuzhou City, Guangxi Province. This will be the largest system ever installed in ...

09-03-2020 Hits:809 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply OCC line including detailed engineering to UPPC, Philippines

ANDRITZ to supply OCC line including detailed engineering to UPPC, Philippines

International technology Group ANDRITZ will install an OCC line with a design capacity of 870 admt/d at United Pulp and Paper Co., Inc. (UPPC), Calumpit mill, Bulacan, Philippines. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020. The new line w...

06-03-2020 Hits:1083 Asian News

ANDRITZ receives major order for paper machine rebuild from MOPAK Kağıt Karton, Turkey

ANDRITZ receives major order for paper machine rebuild from MOPAK Kağıt Karton, Turkey

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from MOPAK Kağıt Karton, Turkey, to rebuild paper machine PM3 at its mill in Dalaman, Turkey. With this rebuild, which is the first part of a multi-stage project, the capacity of the mill w...

06-03-2020 Hits:776 European News

Process and product optimization with the right instruments

Process and product optimization with the right instruments

emtec Electronic represented at key European paper symposium In line with this year's theme "Advances in paper and board production," emtec Electronic is presenting the ACA Ash Content Analyzer, TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer, EST 12 as well as the CA...

06-03-2020 Hits:703 European News

Toscotec completes two drying section rebuilds for Lucart.

Toscotec completes two drying section rebuilds for Lucart.

From July 2019 to February 2020, Toscotec successfully completed two customized rebuilds at Lucart Diecimo tissue mill. The two rebuilding solutions included the replacement of PM5 and PM6’s existing Yankees with Toscotec’s second-generation Steel Ya...

06-03-2020 Hits:712 European News

Sappi celebrates technical innovation and sustainable innovative solutions

Sappi celebrates technical innovation and sustainable innovative solutions

The Sappi Technical Innovation Awards take place annually across Sappi’s global businesses. Started in 2000, the awards programme is aimed at recognising and celebrating the best technical innovation within Sappi. The awards also help drive the creat...

06-03-2020 Hits:922 European News

ANDRITZ to supply complete recovery island to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited in India

ANDRITZ to supply complete recovery island to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited in India

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) to supply a complete recovery island for its mill in Mondipatti Village, Tamil Nadu, India. Start-up is scheduled for early 2021. ANDRIT...

06-03-2020 Hits:794 Asian News

Tissue World Miami Conference to Feature Industry Leaders and Experts to Explore Solutions to the Challenges Facing the Tissue Industry in the 2020s

Tissue World Miami Conference to Feature Industry Leaders and Experts to Explore Solutions to the Challenges Facing the Tissue Industry in the 2020s

Four-day conference complements the three-day exhibition showcasing the products and services of over 150 suppliers and manufacturers In less than a week, Tissue World Miami 2020 will open with conference sessions from March 10-13 and an exte...

06-03-2020 Hits:801 Exhibitions

Solenis to Acquire the Paper Business of ChemSystems

Solenis to Acquire the Paper Business of ChemSystems

Effective February 28, 2020, Solenis signed an agreement to acquire the paper business of ChemSystems, a division of AECI Ltd. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020. Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, ChemSyste...

06-03-2020 Hits:806 North American News

Resolute Announces Share Repurchase Program

Resolute Announces Share Repurchase Program

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has just announced that its board of directors authorized the repurchase of up to 15% of the company's common stock for aggregate consideration of up to $100 million. Repurchase transactions will be funded using the comp...

06-03-2020 Hits:664 Financial News

Metsä Board designs new Arctic Blue Gin package with holographic Northern Lights flare

Metsä Board designs new Arctic Blue Gin package with holographic Northern Lights flare

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has designed the Arctic Blue Gin package with an impressive holographic design inspired by the Northern Lights. Arcti...

06-03-2020 Hits:776 European News

ANDRITZ to deliver DCS checkout and operator training simulator for Klabin’s Puma II project, Brazil

ANDRITZ to deliver DCS checkout and operator training simulator for Klabin’s  Puma II project, Brazil

ANDRITZ Brasil Ltda., part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order to supply dynamic simulation solutions for Klabin’s Puma II pulp mill project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. ANDRITZ Automation will be responsible for devel...

28-02-2020 Hits:547 South American News

ANDRITZ launches the new tissue machine PrimeLineVRT – Vertical CrescentFormer – for dry crepe tissue

ANDRITZ launches the new tissue machine PrimeLineVRT – Vertical CrescentFormer – for dry crepe tissue

International technology Group ANDRITZ has officially launched its new PrimeLineVRT – Vertical CrescentFormer – tissue machine for the production of dry crepe tissue. The PrimeLineVRT features a vertical CrescentFormer in the forming section that en...

28-02-2020 Hits:1222 European News

ABB launches new Optical Consistency Transmitter sensors to improve retention measurement

ABB launches new Optical Consistency Transmitter sensors to improve retention measurement

New sensors offer widest variety of measurement options available, incorporating unique principles for unparalleled levels of accuracy and control, with reduced maintenance. ABB has just launched its KPM KC9 Optical Consistency Transmitter family, a...

28-02-2020 Hits:1134 European News

Building success together

Building success together

Businesses in Brazil benefit from Sulzer engineering solutions Since 1948 Sulzer has established a network of technically advanced repair and maintenance facilities. Today, service centers specializing in the repair and maintenance of all types of ...

28-02-2020 Hits:862 South American News

Valmet to supply the final stage of forming section rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall Mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply the final stage of forming section rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall Mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply the final stage of its four-stage forming section rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall Mill in Sweden. The target of Valmet’s four-stage development project is to further improve production capabilities of the Stora Enso Skoghall Mill ...

28-02-2020 Hits:827 European News

Toscotec and Sofidel to co-present Sofidel America’s new integrated Tissue Mill in Inola, Oklahoma, at Tissue World Miami.

Toscotec and Sofidel to co-present Sofidel America’s new integrated Tissue Mill in Inola, Oklahoma, at Tissue World Miami.

Toscotec will be at Tissue World Miami 2020 Booth D-20 to showcase its innovative Tissue Technology including the Energy-Savings solutions customized for Sofidel America. On March 13 at 1:00 pm, Sofidel’s Vice Chief Technical Officer Davide M...

27-02-2020 Hits:1151 North American News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine at Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia

ANDRITZ successfully starts up PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine at Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine, including stock preparation, re-evaporation plant, hall-ventilation, automation, and electrification, at Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Vorsino (Kaluga...

26-02-2020 Hits:820 European News

Valmet to supply cooking and fiberline to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. in India

Valmet to supply cooking and fiberline to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. in India

Valmet will deliver cooking and fiberline to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. (TNPL) for their unit 2, located in Mondipatti in the Trichy District, India. The site has a 200,000 tons per year multilayer board machine, which has been in operation...

24-02-2020 Hits:933 Asian News

James Cropper appoints Global Luxury Packaging Lead

James Cropper appoints Global Luxury Packaging Lead

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has appointed Tricia Hartmann as its first global luxury packaging lead for Speciality Papers. Tricia joins to build awareness of James Cropper’s expertise in the luxury sector across t...

24-02-2020 Hits:993 European News

New ABB actuator launches, helping improve efficiency, safety and product quality

New ABB actuator launches, helping improve efficiency, safety and product quality

New Induction xP Plus is the paper industry’s most targeted, efficient and flexible induction heating actuator system for cross-direction (CD) caliper and gloss profile control Technology leader ABB today announces the launch of its Induction xP Plu...

24-02-2020 Hits:1149 European News

Mondi Group benefits from efficient ordering processes via the integrated Voith Paper Webshop

Mondi Group benefits from efficient ordering processes via the integrated Voith Paper Webshop

Since the Voith Paper Webshop was launched in 2017 the number of users has risen continuously. Worldwide, more than 96 companies are already using the newly developed online tool from Voith’s digital portfolio. The Mondi Group, which has more than 10...

24-02-2020 Hits:1066 European News

Verso Corporation Completes Sale of Androscoggin and Stevens Point Mills

Verso Corporation Completes Sale of Androscoggin and Stevens Point Mills

Verso Corporation has just announced that it has completed the sale of its Androscoggin Mill, located in Jay, Maine, and its Stevens Point Mill, located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to Pixelle Specialty Solutions LLC ("Pixelle"). "We are pleased to ...

24-02-2020 Hits:1017 North American News

Petr Domin was appointed Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško

Petr Domin was appointed Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško

The shareholders of an important European paper producer, Slovenian company Vipap Videm Krško, appointed Petr Domin the Chairman of the Management Board and CEO in November 2019. “My task is to ensure further development of the company, prepare a str...

24-02-2020 Hits:1009 European News

Metsä Board’s emissions reduction targets meet the most ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement

Metsä Board’s emissions reduction targets meet the most ambitious goals of the Paris Agreement

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative as being consistent with the levels required to meet the g...

24-02-2020 Hits:899 European News

James Cropper steps into Pantherella partnership

James Cropper steps into Pantherella partnership

Britain’s finest sockmaker Pantherella has partnered with bespoke papermaker James Cropper to launch new packaging for its luxury sock range that speaks to its ‘Eco Luxe’ credentials and new brand identity. Having first opened its factory doors in L...

24-02-2020 Hits:1037 European News

Valmet introduces a full range of Industrial Internet solutions to pulp, board, paper, tissue and energy producers

Valmet introduces a full range of Industrial Internet solutions to pulp, board, paper, tissue and energy producers

Valmet introduces a full range of new, data-driven Industrial Internet solutions to pulp, board, paper, tissue and energy producers. The Valmet Industrial Internet (VII) solutions combine advanced monitoring and prediction applications, Advanced Proc...

24-02-2020 Hits:1397 European News

New Forests to Purchase Tasmanian Plantations from Norske Skog

New Forests to Purchase Tasmanian Plantations from Norske Skog

Australia-based international forestry investor New Forests has agreed to purchase the Tasmanian plantations of a local subsidiary of Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skog. The purchase includes a net plantation area of more than 18,000 hectar...

22-02-2020 Hits:653 Financial News

European paper and board production follows the EU economy downward trend in 2019

European paper and board production follows the EU economy downward trend in 2019

According to preliminary figures, the European paper and board production has decreased by 3.0% in 2019 (European Paper Industry countries covered by the data: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungar...

21-02-2020 Hits:1101 European News

Sappi Europe to increase prices for Woodfree Coated and Woodfree Uncoated paper grades by 5-8% for all European markets.

Sappi Europe to increase prices for Woodfree Coated and Woodfree Uncoated paper grades by 5-8% for all European markets.

Decreasing profitability combined with further cost increases makes a 5-8% price increase in all Sappi’s European markets unavoidable. This increase affects WFC and WFU sheets and reels and is valid as per the 14th of April 2020. Your local sales off...

21-02-2020 Hits:911 European News

ANDRITZ to supply complete pulp mill to UPM in Uruguay

ANDRITZ to supply complete pulp mill to UPM in Uruguay

International technology group ANDRITZ was selected by UPM, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, to supply energy-efficient and environmentally leading equipment and processes for all main process islands in fiber production and chemical recovery for ...

21-02-2020 Hits:1124 South American News

Valmet to deliver defibrator system to Qinzhou Lvyuan Wood in China

Valmet to deliver defibrator system to Qinzhou Lvyuan Wood in China

Valmet will supply a Defibrator™ system and a Steam Separator PV system to Qinzhou Lvyuan Wood Co., Ltd. in China. The start-up of the system is planned for spring 2020. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2019. ...

21-02-2020 Hits:813 Asian News

Sappi Europe initiates consultations regarding the future of Paper Machine 2 at its Stockstadt mill Germany

Sappi Europe initiates consultations regarding the future of Paper Machine 2 at its Stockstadt mill Germany

Sappi’s strategy recognises the leadership position of the company in graphic papers markets and the need to strengthen its position in these markets to deliver maximum value to the company. The continuing and accelerating structural drop in demand f...

21-02-2020 Hits:783 European News

Veolia to deliver key chemical removal technology to leading global pulp producer

Veolia to deliver key chemical removal technology to leading global pulp producer

Veolia Water Technologies will support a major expansion of a mill in Brazil by providing a turnkey chloride removal system designed to optimize the processing of wood-derived pulp used in the making of cellulose fibers. Eucalyptus forests grow fast...

21-02-2020 Hits:910 South American News

Toscotec fires up its 200ᵗʰ TT SYD

Toscotec fires up its 200ᵗʰ TT SYD

Toscotec has successfully started up its 200ᵗʰ Steel Yankee Dryer at César Iglesias Group’s mill in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. César Iglesias Technical Director, Jesús Feris Ferrús, commented: “Following three months of stable operation, w...

21-02-2020 Hits:795 South American News

ABB to deliver its latest digital solutions to the Double A pulp mill in Thailand

ABB to deliver its latest digital solutions to the Double A pulp mill in Thailand

Coupled with ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations, the Advanced Process Control project will help drive efficiency gains Double A, one of Asia’s leading pulp and paper producers, has selected ABB Ability™ Advanced Process Control (APC) for its pul...

21-02-2020 Hits:771 Asian News

ACCO MHS partners with Hoist & Crane Service Group to Supply and Install Custom Hoist for Pulp and Paper Facility

ACCO MHS partners with Hoist & Crane Service Group to Supply and Install Custom Hoist for Pulp and Paper Facility

New Orleans, Louisiana-based Hoist & Crane Service Group (HCSG), a leading, national provider for hoist and crane inspections, preventative maintenance, and repairs, partnered with ACCO Material Handling Solutions LLC, a manufacturer of material ...

21-02-2020 Hits:720 North American News

Paper industry encourages people to continue recycling amid challenging times

Paper industry encourages people to continue recycling amid challenging times

More than 12 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging have been recovered for recycling in South Africa over the past decade. This, according to RecyclePaperZA, the country’s paper recycling association, has ensured that waste paper is diverted fr...

21-02-2020 Hits:931 Press Releases

Valmet to supply a new evaporation line to Century Pulp and Paper in India

Valmet to supply a new evaporation line to Century Pulp and Paper in India

Valmet will supply an evaporation line to Century Pulp and Paper’s (CPP) pulp mill in Lalkuan, India. The new evaporation line will meet the future needs of the mill's ongoing pulp production capacity expansion, together with the existing evaporation...

21-02-2020 Hits:798 European News

A.Celli Dust Removal System – Slitting dust is a problem of the past

A.Celli Dust Removal System – Slitting dust is a problem of the past

A.Celli developed the Dust Removal System with the aim of removing issues caused by dust loads in the slitting area Nowadays dust issues are becoming more and more a prime concern, especially for hygienic fabric producers, high speed spunmelt prod...

21-02-2020 Hits:748 European News

UpElement: Unique felt technology to quickly reach full production speed

UpElement: Unique felt technology to quickly reach full production speed

Voith introduces UpElement to its expanding portfolio of tissue press fabrics. The modular treatment increases efficiency by achieving significantly faster startup times. Through an optimized surface enhancement UpElement improves dewatering properti...

20-02-2020 Hits:897 European News

Plant reliability and availability ensured: Metso’s valve services involved in 250 major shutdowns globally in 2019

Plant reliability and availability ensured: Metso’s valve services involved in 250 major shutdowns globally in 2019

Customers in various process industries continued to trust in the valve services of Metso’s valve business, future Neles Corporation, in 2019 to secure plant availability, reliability, safety and environmental compliance. Last year Metso’s flow contr...

20-02-2020 Hits:801 European News

International Paper Names First Chief Sustainability Officer

International Paper Names First Chief Sustainability Officer

International Paper (NYSE: IP), a leading producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has named its first-ever chief sustainability officer as it prepares to advance its contributions to the circular economy. Sophie Beckham will lead...

20-02-2020 Hits:814 North American News

Valmet to deliver Defibrator system to Guangxi Shangsi Hualin in China

Valmet to deliver Defibrator system to Guangxi Shangsi Hualin in China

Valmet will supply a Defibrator system to Guangxi Shangsi Hualin Forestry Industry Co., Ltd. in China. The start-up of the system is planned for the middle of 2020. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2019. The v...

20-02-2020 Hits:803 Asian News

Södra first in the world with fossil-free biomethanol

Södra first in the world with fossil-free biomethanol

Södra has built the world’s first plant for commercial biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest biomass, at Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås. Over the next few days, a first pilot delivery will go to Emmelev A/S, a customer that will be using biomet...

20-02-2020 Hits:792 European News

Toscotec to rebuild PM4 at Papeterie Le Bourray’s mill, France

Toscotec to rebuild PM4 at Papeterie Le Bourray’s mill, France

Papeterie Le Bourray selected Toscotec to rebuild its PM4 tissue machine at Saint-Mars-la-Brière, near Le Mans, France. The start-up is scheduled for mid-2020. The rebuild scope includes the modification of the existing Approach Flow System wi...

20-02-2020 Hits:626 European News

Gold HongYe Paper (Hubei) purchases three new Tissue A.Celli E-WIND® T-200S Rewinders

Gold HongYe Paper (Hubei) purchases three new Tissue A.Celli E-WIND® T-200S Rewinders

The over ten-year partnership between A.Celli Paper and the great APP Group continues. At the end of December, the APP Group management signed the purchase order for three A.Celli E-WIND® T200S (shaftless) tissue rewinders for Gold Hongye Paper fa...

17-02-2020 Hits:860 Asian News

Emtec at Tissue World Miami: improving tissue product quality

Emtec at Tissue World Miami: improving tissue product quality

How does your pulp compare to others and which properties can be measured to improve quality? emtec Electronic presents the TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer as well as the CAS touch! and the FPA touch! at this year's Tissue World Miami at booth G51 from...

14-02-2020 Hits:803 Exhibitions

Toscotec TADVISION machine comes to life at Essity Mexico.

Toscotec TADVISION machine comes to life at Essity Mexico.

The TADVISION® machine supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis to Essity Mexico started up at its tissue mill, in Ciudad Sahagun, Hidalgo.  Designed for extra-premium product quality and superior energy efficiency, the TAD machine is equi...

07-02-2020 Hits:649 South American News

Valmet to supply cooking and fiberline to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. in India

Valmet to supply cooking and fiberline to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. in India

Valmet will deliver cooking and fiberline to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd. (TNPL) for their unit 2, located in Mondipatti in the Trichy District, India. The site has a 200,000 tons per year multilayer board machine, which has been in operation...

04-02-2020 Hits:842 Asian News

Valmet introduces a full range of Industrial Internet solutions to pulp, board, paper, tissue and energy producers

Valmet introduces a full range of Industrial Internet solutions to pulp, board, paper, tissue and energy producers

Valmet introduces a full range of new, data-driven Industrial Internet solutions to pulp, board, paper, tissue and energy producers. The Valmet Industrial Internet (VII) solutions combine advanced monitoring and prediction applications, Advanced Proc...

04-02-2020 Hits:694 European News

Valmet to deliver defibrator system to Çamsan Entegre in Turkey

Valmet to deliver defibrator system to Çamsan Entegre in Turkey

Valmet will supply a Defibrator™ system to Çamsan Entegre Ağaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş in Turkey. The start-up of the system is planned for the middle of 2020. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2019. The value of ...

04-02-2020 Hits:727 European News

Valmet to deliver key pulp mill technology and automation for Lenzing’s and Duratex’s joint pulp mill project in Brazil

Valmet to deliver key pulp mill technology and automation for Lenzing’s and Duratex’s joint pulp mill project in Brazil

Valmet will deliver key process islands for Lenzing’s and Duratex’s joint venture named LD Celulose S.A. The new 500,000 ton/year dissolving pulp mill is located in the cities of Indianópolis and Araguari in Minas Gerais state, Brazil. Valmet’s deliv...

04-02-2020 Hits:718 South American News

Veolia to deliver cutting-edge chemical recovery at one of the largest pulp mills in the world

Veolia to deliver cutting-edge chemical recovery at one of the largest pulp mills in the world

The state-of-the-art chloride removal system is designed by Veolia Water Technologies to optimize the recovery process in the industry of transformation of hardwood cellulose into pulp for textile fibers and fine paper making. Rising paper consumpt...

03-02-2020 Hits:845 Asian News

Data as an Asset: iREEL and intelligent collaboration between production and converting lines

Data as an Asset: iREEL and intelligent collaboration between production and converting lines

Big data has been a buzzword for a few years now, as computer capabilities increase and data acquisition grows. In the manufacturing sector, industries are seeing massive increases in the amount of data coming from their production lines, thanks to ...

28-01-2020 Hits:769 European News

Voith sets World Record with QualiFlex CrownT at Hayat Kimya Alabuga TM 4

Voith sets World Record with QualiFlex CrownT at Hayat Kimya Alabuga TM 4

Hayat Kimya Alabuga TM 4 sets a new world record by using Voith’s QualiFlex CrownT sleeve on the ViscoNip application in Russia. The paper mill produces virgin fiber-based toilet paper, paper napkins and kitchen towels. New sleeve world record wit...

28-01-2020 Hits:783 European News

ABB wins drives order for two different Sun Paper projects in China and Laos

ABB wins drives order for two different Sun Paper projects in China and Laos

International pulp and paper producer Sun Paper has selected technology leader ABB to fulfil two orders for its facilities in Laos and Shandong, China. The first order comprises new drives for the company’s paper machine 1 (PM1) and paper machine 2 (...

28-01-2020 Hits:733 Asian News

Toscotec presents high-performance Rebuild Solutions at PaperWeek Canada 2020.

Toscotec presents high-performance Rebuild Solutions at PaperWeek Canada 2020.

Toscotec will showcase its efficient, paper machine rebuilding solutions at PaperWeek Canada 2020 Booth 8, from February 4 through 6, in Montreal.   On February 5 at 9:00 am, Fabrizio Charrier, Toscotec Paper & Board Area Sales Manager, will prese...

28-01-2020 Hits:700 Exhibitions

With MobiLab, SpeedUp Certificate, 3D Scan, Voith extends its Measurement and Diagnostic Services

With MobiLab, SpeedUp Certificate, 3D Scan, Voith extends its Measurement and Diagnostic Services

Voith is adding three new products to its range of Measurement and Diagnostic Services. MobiLab is a mobile analysis laboratory to investigate and optimize stock quality on site. With the SpeedUp Certificate, Voith is examining the possibilities for ...

27-01-2020 Hits:1009 European News

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to Umka in Serbia

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to Umka in Serbia

Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Umka Cardboard Mill in Serbia. The main target of the rebuild is to increase the customer’s production capacity. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine PM 1 is scheduled for the second half of 2021. T...

27-01-2020 Hits:1027 European News

ANDRITZ has signed a preliminary agreement for a significant pulp mill order

ANDRITZ has signed a preliminary agreement for a significant pulp mill order

International technology Group ANDRITZ and UPM have signed a preliminary agreement under which ANDRITZ is to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies as well as key process equipment. The final contract will h...

23-01-2020 Hits:896 European News

Endress+Hauser Releases Liquiphant FTL51B and FTL41 Point Level Instruments

Endress+Hauser Releases Liquiphant FTL51B and FTL41 Point Level Instruments

Both instruments reliably detect the point level of liquids in storage tanks, containers, and pipes. They also provide proof test, verification, and IIoT functionality. January 16, 2020—Endress+Hauser releases Liquiphant FTL51B and FTL41 vibrating f...

23-01-2020 Hits:967 European News

A focus on the perfect packaging

A focus on the perfect packaging

OPTIMA will be presenting a packaging system with countless new technical refinements, an improved welding station, and digital Smart Services at the INDEX 2020 Trade Show "Packaging at its finest"– this is Optima's slogan for INDEX 2020. The compan...

21-01-2020 Hits:802 European News

Bosch Packaging Technology is now Syntegon

Bosch Packaging Technology is now Syntegon

Syntegon Technology is the new name among the market leaders in the processing and packaging industry. Known as Bosch Packaging Technology until late 2019, the former Bosch division has just presented itself as an independent enterprise at the compan...

21-01-2020 Hits:793 European News

Chocolate producer Kultasuklaa chose Metsä Board's eco-barrier paperboard

Chocolate producer Kultasuklaa chose Metsä Board's eco-barrier paperboard

Kultasuklaa is a Finnish family enterprise, that has been making hand-finished chocolates at its factory in Finland since 1990. The company had one important wish for its new luxury ‘It’s all about love’ praline box: it had to have less plastic. In o...

21-01-2020 Hits:721 European News

Valmet to start co-determination negotiations in the Fabrics Business Unit in Finland

Valmet to start co-determination negotiations in the Fabrics Business Unit in Finland

Valmet is planning changes in the Fabrics Business Unit which is part of the Services Business Line in order to secure the unit’s profitability and future competitiveness. The most important action in the preliminary plan is to move the dryer fabric ...

21-01-2020 Hits:675 European News

Fabrizio Tonello is the new A.Celli Paper Technical Director

Fabrizio Tonello is the new A.Celli Paper Technical Director

A.Celli Group is pleased to announce that Eng. Fabrizio Tonello has been appointed to the technical management of A.Celli Paper with effect from January 7, 2020. As Technical Director (TD), Tonello will be in charge of managing the technological d...

20-01-2020 Hits:685 European News

Elof Hansson and emtec Electronic at ACOTEPAC 2020 in Cali, Colombia

Elof Hansson and emtec Electronic at ACOTEPAC 2020 in Cali, Colombia

Emtec test equipment enables a very exact evaluation of the relevant paper and board properties Elof Hansson and emtec Electronic at ACOTEPAC 2020 in Cali, Colombia From February 12th to 14th emtec presents its innovative measuring instruments for ...

20-01-2020 Hits:856 South American News

Resolute invests $38 million in its Kénogami mill in Quebec

Resolute invests $38 million in its Kénogami mill in Quebec

Construction of a cellulose filament plant and optimization of the paper mill Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has just announced the construction of a commercial plant specializing in the production of cellulose filaments, a ne...

20-01-2020 Hits:798 Canadian News

Valmet launches a new microwave consistency measurement for pulp and paper makers

Valmet launches a new microwave consistency measurement for pulp and paper makers

Valmet launches a completely redesigned Valmet Microwave Consistency Measurement – Valmet MCA (patent pending) for pulp and paper makers. Valmet MCA is now provided by digital electronics and the new Direct Sweep Detection measurement to offer higher...

20-01-2020 Hits:781 European News

How deep learning can help you recognize tissue and nonwovens machine defects

How deep learning can help you recognize tissue and nonwovens machine defects

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the ability for a machine to take in information, analyze it and come to conclusions based on that analysis, and it is taking the world by storm. The idea behind AI is that we can program a machine to mimic the learnin...

17-01-2020 Hits:760 European News

Twenty in 2020: BCMPA to celebrate milestone birthday at UK's largest packaging show

Twenty in 2020: BCMPA to celebrate milestone birthday at UK's largest packaging show

The British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association (BCMPA) will be turning 20 in 2020 – and will mark its anniversary at the Contract Pack & Fulfilment show in February. Formed in 2000, the BCMPA will be hosting a 20th anniversary celebratio...

17-01-2020 Hits:708 European News

Brigl & Bergmeister has launched a new Recycling Label Paper

Brigl & Bergmeister has launched a new Recycling Label Paper

With Niklakett Medium PURE the label paper specialist offers now a high wet strength recycled label paper made from 100% recovered fibres. The paper is designed to sustain highest industry standards without any compromise towards production efficienc...

17-01-2020 Hits:706 European News

Pulp Technical Services Team Helps Customers Improve Production

Pulp Technical Services Team Helps Customers Improve Production

When it comes to making and selling pulp, our relationship with our customers doesn’t end when our products leave our shipping docks. Our Pulp Technical Services team ensures we help our customers before, after and between shipments. Being a success...

16-01-2020 Hits:1012 North American News

Colourform™ is poised and ready to take traditional packaging out of the box

Colourform™ is poised and ready to take traditional packaging out of the box

Blending technological solutions with a growing eco-conscious consumer mind-set, COLOURFORM™ is the latest packaging innovation from the James Cropper group, which is making waves in the packaging industry.  COLOURFORM™ is thermoformed, plastic-free...

16-01-2020 Hits:759 European News

Three new A.Celli E-WIND® P-100 Paper Rewinders in Laos

Three new A.Celli E-WIND® P-100 Paper Rewinders in Laos

The Chinese group Shan Don Sun Honghe Paper Industry Co., Ltd. has purchased three more A.Celli E-WIND® P-100 Rewinders, this time for the subsidiary Sun Paper Savannakhet Co., Ltd., for a project in Laos located in Xepon, province of Savannakhet. T...

16-01-2020 Hits:881 Asian News

Valmet will supply a new Advantage DCT tissue production line to Alas Doradas in El Salvador

Valmet will supply a new Advantage DCT tissue production line to Alas Doradas in El Salvador

Valmet will supply an Advantage DCT100HS tissue production line, including a de-inking plant and an extensive automation package, to Alas Doradas in El Salvador. The order also includes a Valmet Performance Center agreement to support efficient produ...

09-01-2020 Hits:949 South American News

Chatbots and Augmented Reality are the future (present) of industrial maintenance

Chatbots and Augmented Reality are the future (present) of industrial maintenance

There are many tools in the modern digital age capable of increasing the efficiency of businesses operations, personalizing the communication with workers and customers and ensuring an advanced and streamlined interaction between humans and machines....

09-01-2020 Hits:767 European News

BREAKING NEWS: Paper Mill evacuated due to chemical Leak

BREAKING NEWS: Paper Mill evacuated due to chemical Leak

A Chemical leak at a Artic Paper in Munkedal Sweden in the morning of Wednesday 8th Jan 2020 Hazmat crew are on site at the paper mill in Munkedal to investigate the leak "We are looking into what happened with the correct equipment, to see what fo...

08-01-2020 Hits:1074 European News

Willamette Falls Paper Company Launches reHARVEST™

Willamette Falls Paper Company Launches reHARVEST™

New sustainable paper line uses wheat straw pulp, a first in the U.S. coated paper industry Willamette Falls Paper Company Inc. announces the launch of reHARVEST coated, envelope and offset, a paper product family made with 10% wheat straw fiber. ...

08-01-2020 Hits:1067 North American News

Artificial intelligence develops Swedish forestry industry in new collaboration

Artificial intelligence develops Swedish forestry industry in new collaboration

ForestX and Tenfifty have initiated collaboration to develop services for the forest industry within the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The aim is to show how new technology can be used operationally to optimise, ra...

08-01-2020 Hits:1084 European News

Kemira rated as top 1% for sustainability by global rating platform EcoVadis

Kemira rated as top 1% for sustainability by global rating platform EcoVadis

Kemira has been awarded with the Gold level rating by the global sustainability rating platform EcoVadis. With a total score of 75 out of 100, this puts Kemira among the top 1% of companies in the world. Companies scoring between 62 and 100 receive ...

08-01-2020 Hits:1010 European News

Amazon Papyrus Chemicals new Thai plant

Amazon Papyrus Chemicals new Thai plant

Production AreaOn 7 Jan 2020, Amazon Papyrus Chemical, a leading Asia-based specialty chemicals company, has announced the official operation of their brand new Thailand production and integrated office facilities at Bangkok, Thailand.  Chief Executi...

08-01-2020 Hits:1060 Asian News

Walki Group strengthens the Zero Waste Future Platform and licenses Earth Coating technology from Smart Planet Technologies

Walki Group strengthens the Zero Waste Future Platform and licenses Earth Coating technology from Smart Planet Technologies

Walki Group has entered into a license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies, for the use of Earth Coating™ in a number of next generation environmental packaging applications. Earth Coating™ is a plastic reduction technology providing superior pe...

07-01-2020 Hits:922 European News

Willamette Falls Paper Company is Making Natural Kraft Paper from Agricultural Fiber

Willamette Falls Paper Company is Making Natural Kraft Paper from Agricultural Fiber

Natural kraft paper is now available as an extension of the reHARVEST line Willamette Falls Paper Company Inc. announces a new grade offering as part of the reHARVEST™ family of products. reHARVEST is now available as natural kraft paper. Initiall...

07-01-2020 Hits:1071 North American News

Metsä Board mills to serve as innovation platforms in VTT’s joint project for new digital solutions

Metsä Board mills to serve as innovation platforms in VTT’s joint project for new digital solutions

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is participating in a joint project called SEED, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, in which forest companies are developing new digital solutions together with companies in the ICT industry. In the tw...

07-01-2020 Hits:1027 European News

Valmet and Fabio Perini start Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership to provide digital solutions for tissue production and converting

Valmet and Fabio Perini start Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership to provide digital solutions for tissue production and converting

Valmet and Fabio Perini have established an Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership to strengthen collaboration in the tissue industry. The target is to allow tissue producers and converters to work together more efficiently, and to exchange knowle...

07-01-2020 Hits:966 European News

Future Neles strengthens its valves service availability with new service centers in Portugal and France

Future Neles strengthens its valves service availability with new service centers in Portugal and France

Metso’s valve business, future Neles Corporation, will establish two new service centers in Lisbon, Portugal, and in the Mulhouse area, France, to increase its valves’ service availability and presence close to customers. Service centers offer valve ...

06-01-2020 Hits:1072 European News

4 Tools for Tissue and Nonwovens Machines to Reduce and Optimize Idle Times

4 Tools for Tissue and Nonwovens Machines to Reduce and Optimize Idle Times

In today’s world consumers want to know if the companies they do business with are acting in a sustainable manner. In addition, the environment is teetering dangerously close to the point of no return when it comes to carbon emissions, and manufactur...

03-01-2020 Hits:949 European News

ANDRITZ to supply major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

ANDRITZ to supply major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Bracell to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “STAR” in Lençóis Paulista, in the state of...

03-01-2020 Hits:1036 South American News

Decision taken: Lenzing joint venture to build dissolving wood pulp plant in Brazil

Decision taken: Lenzing joint venture to build dissolving wood pulp plant in Brazil

The Lenzing Group, world market leader for wood-based cellulosic fibers, and Duratex, the largest producer of industrialized wood panels in the southern hemisphere, announce that they will build a 500,000 t dissolving wood pulp plant in the State of ...

03-01-2020 Hits:1010 South American News

Metsä Board to modernise finishing area at Kyro mill

Metsä Board to modernise finishing area at Kyro mill

Metsä Board will modernise its board machine finishing area at Kyro mill in Kyroskoski. The rebuild includes a new reeler, winder and renewal of the reel broke handling system. Metsä Board’s Kyro mill produces high quality coated folding boxboard and...

03-01-2020 Hits:951 European News

Lenzing leads Canopy ranking for sustainable wood procurement

Lenzing leads Canopy ranking for sustainable wood procurement

Sbt.: In its “Hot Button Report”, the Canadian non-profit organization Canopy particularly highlights the innovative strength of the Lenzing Group, its active contribution to forest conservation and high level of transparency. Lenzing – In the “Hot ...

03-01-2020 Hits:966 Canadian News

Greycon have partnered with Allard Emballages

Greycon have partnered with Allard Emballages

With their business expanding, Allard Emballages decided it was the opportune moment to implement a planning and MES software to replace their internal customised system. Their older system worked well for them for many years, however, as with many i...

03-01-2020 Hits:971 European News

Voith Group plans takeover of Toscotec S.p.A.

Voith Group plans takeover of Toscotec S.p.A.

Technology Group Voith is planning on acquiring 90 percent of the shares in Toscotec S.p.A. A corresponding purchase contract was signed on Dec. 20, 2019. Both parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price. Toscotec S.p.A. is a global supplier o...

02-01-2020 Hits:1073 European News

Verso Issues Statement in Response to Atlas and Blue Wolf

Verso Issues Statement in Response to Atlas and Blue Wolf

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) ("Verso" or the "Company") has just issued the following statement in response to Lapetus Capital II LLC ("Lapetus", and together with its affiliates, "Atlas") and BW Coated LLC ("BW Coated" and together with its affilia...

02-01-2020 Hits:995 North American News

ANDRITZ to supply major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

ANDRITZ to supply major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Bracell to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “STAR” in Lençóis Paulista, in the state of...

19-12-2019 Hits:922 South American News

Canada infrastructure bank signs memorandum Of understanding to advance wind energy project in nova scotia

Canada infrastructure bank signs memorandum Of understanding to advance wind energy project in nova scotia

CIB’s first project opportunity in Nova Scotia supports the economy and environment Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), Port Hawkesbury Paper and IFE Project Management Canada (IFE) have just announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU...

18-12-2019 Hits:980 Canadian News

Södra: SEK 8 million for resource efficiency

Södra: SEK 8 million for resource efficiency

This autumn, the Södra Research Foundation called for research projects with a ‘Resource efficiency’ theme. SEK 8 million has now been granted to seven research projects with topics ranging from the core products and processes of the forest industy, ...

18-12-2019 Hits:917 European News

Forisk Acquires the North American Wood Fiber Review, the Leading Price Reporting Service for Pulpwood and Biomass in North America, from Wood Resources International

Forisk Acquires the North American Wood Fiber Review, the Leading Price Reporting Service for Pulpwood and Biomass in North America, from Wood Resources International

Forisk Consulting, a leader in North American forest industry and timber market research, has acquired the North American Wood Fiber Review from Wood Resources International of Bothell, Washington. The Review, which tracks wood fiber markets in all m...

18-12-2019 Hits:1140 Financial News

Valmet receives a repeat order for an Advantage ThruAir tissue production line from Irving Consumer Products in the United States

Valmet receives a repeat order for an Advantage ThruAir tissue production line from Irving Consumer Products in the United States

Valmet has received an order for an Advantage ThruAir machine from Irving Consumer Products. This is a repeat order of the Advantage ThruAir machine that was started up recently in 2019. The new machine is planned to start-up in 2022 and will continu...

17-12-2019 Hits:1035 North American News

Papierfabrik Palm: Voith supplies calender rolls with heating for PM 7 at King’s Lynn

Papierfabrik Palm: Voith supplies calender rolls with heating for PM 7 at King’s Lynn

Ten years ago Papierfabrik Palm put the PM 7 supplied by Voith into service at its King’s Lynn facility in the UK. Voith has now been engaged to supply new calender rolls with heating system for the newsprint paper machine. The rolls are scheduled fo...

17-12-2019 Hits:905 European News

CMYUK appointed strategic UK distributor for Beaver Paper

CMYUK appointed strategic UK distributor for Beaver Paper

Premium US dye-sublimation media solutions portfolio offered by the UK’s premier digital textile hub Beaver Paper, the leading global manufacturer of sublimation media to the dye-sublimation and digital print industry, has appointed CMYUK as a strat...

17-12-2019 Hits:810 European News

Fabio Perini Brazil is enlarging its premises and is aiming for a growth rate of around 15% over the coming 5 years

Fabio Perini Brazil is enlarging its premises and is aiming for a growth rate of around 15% over the coming 5 years

Fabio Perini S.p.A. Brazil is enlarging its administrative offices in Joinville and its production plant to handle the increasing demand from the Brazilian and South American market for tissue paper and folded paper products. “Brazilian and South Am...

17-12-2019 Hits:858 South American News

Verso Announces Nomination of Paula H. J. Cholmondeley

Verso Announces Nomination of Paula H. J. Cholmondeley

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) ("Verso" or the "Company") has just announced that the Board has nominated Paula H. J. Cholmondeley, and Ms. Cholmondeley has agreed to be nominated, as a director at the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders to be held on...

17-12-2019 Hits:1046 North American News

Canfor and Great Pacific Terminate Arrangement Agreement Canfor to Remain a Public Company

Canfor and Great Pacific Terminate Arrangement Agreement Canfor to Remain a Public Company

Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) (“Canfor”) has agreed with Great Pacific Capital Corp. (“Great Pacific”) and 1227738 B.C. Ltd. (the “Purchaser”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Pacific, to terminate the previously announced arrangement agreement dat...

17-12-2019 Hits:1312 Canadian News

Another 4 new PMP Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc Premium machines for APP!

Another 4 new PMP Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc Premium machines for APP!

PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has recently signed another contract for a delivery of  (4) new Intelli-Tissue® 1800 EcoEc Premium machines for APP, this time for Oki mill in Indonesia. PMP is perceived by APP as a strategic partner in dynamic develo...

09-12-2019 Hits:1470 Asian News

Mondi celebrates five wins at the WorldStar Awards

Mondi celebrates five wins at the WorldStar Awards

Mondi, global leader in innovative and sustainable packaging and paper solutions, has been recognised in four product categories at the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The annual competition rewards the greatest achievements in packaging innovation and t...

06-12-2019 Hits:986 European News

WEPA chose Toscotec for 7 custom-made hood and air system rebuilds on a turnkey basis

WEPA chose Toscotec for 7 custom-made hood and air system rebuilds on a turnkey basis

Since 2006, German tissue manufacturer WEPA Group has chosen Toscotec for all its hood rebuilds at various paper mills in Germany and Italy. These projects were all turnkey operations, where Toscotec supplied the complete package for the rebuild, f...

06-12-2019 Hits:980 European News

New PMP Intelli-Nip® Shoe Press has been successfully started up in Smurfit Kappa Morava Paper!

New PMP Intelli-Nip® Shoe Press has been successfully started up in Smurfit Kappa Morava Paper!

On August 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has signed a contract for a press part rebuild of PM#2 in Smurfit Kappa Morava Paper, Czech Republic. On September 2019, a new core technological component, PMP Intelli-Nip® Shoe Press has been launched....

04-12-2019 Hits:977 European News

Verso Introduces Influence® Coated Paper Promotion 30 Years of Influence®. Made for Life.

Verso Introduces Influence® Coated Paper Promotion 30 Years of Influence®. Made for Life.

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading North American producer of coated papers, has just introduced a new promotion for its market-leading No. 3 coated paper, Influence®, titled 30 Years of Influence. Made for Life. "Over the past 30 years, the I...

04-12-2019 Hits:1090 North American News

Sustainable future of paper-based products: First European recyclability guidelines for optimal packaging design

Sustainable future of paper-based products: First European recyclability guidelines for optimal packaging design

The use of paper for packaging purposes is growing every year, due to its excellent environmental performance but also to the increasing demand related to e-commerce and delivery services. There is a strong expectation from consumers, brands and reta...

04-12-2019 Hits:1111 European News

Kemira appoints Mikko Pohjala as Vice President, Investor Relations

Kemira appoints Mikko Pohjala as Vice President, Investor Relations

Mikko PohjalaMikko Pohjala (M.Sc. Econ.) has been appointed Vice President, Investor Relations of Kemira Oyj starting from December 10, 2019. Mikko Pohjala transfers to Kemira from Citycon, where he has been working as Director, IR and Communications...

03-12-2019 Hits:1466 Financial News

ANDRITZ and Mondi discuss major technology trends for the pulp and paper industries

ANDRITZ and Mondi discuss major technology trends for the pulp and paper industries

At the beginning of this week, international technology Group ANDRITZ welcomed a delegation of more than 25 experts from different mills and locations of the Mondi Group at its headquarters in Graz to discuss major technology trends and the latest in...

02-12-2019 Hits:834 European News

Metso to display smart and reliable valve solutions for the renewing pulp, paper and bioproducts industry at Paperex 2019, India

Metso to display smart and reliable valve solutions for the renewing pulp, paper and bioproducts industry at Paperex 2019, India

Metso’s valve business, future Neles Corporation, will showcase the latest valve solutions for a sustainable future of the pulp, paper and bioproducts industry at the Paperex 2019 event, taking place December 3–6, 2019, at International Exhibition Cu...

02-12-2019 Hits:1062 Exhibitions

Acquisition of BTG successfully closed

Acquisition of BTG successfully closed

After all required regulatory approvals were received, Voith successfully closed on the acquisition of BTG on December 1, 2019. The Swiss-based company offers a high-value portfolio of optimized and customized solutions for a range of applications, p...

02-12-2019 Hits:925 European News

A.Celli - 24/7 Assistance

A.Celli - 24/7 Assistance

A.Celli Group has always guaranteed continuous and immediate assistance to its customers with a free of charge 24/7 service The A.Celli Group provides its customers with various access channels to request assistance: in the first instance, in case...

29-11-2019 Hits:858 European News

Mondi launches inspiring book and video collaboration for PERGRAPHICA® Infinite Black

Mondi launches inspiring book and video collaboration for PERGRAPHICA® Infinite Black

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, published an inspiring book and an online video highlighting their new uncoated tinted design paper, Pergraphica Infinite Black. Entitled “Poems in Black”, the new book not only demonstrates creative way...

29-11-2019 Hits:1050 European News

ANDRITZ and Mondi discuss major technology trends for the pulp and paper industries

ANDRITZ and Mondi discuss major technology trends for the pulp and paper industries

At the beginning of this week, international technology Group ANDRITZ welcomed a delegation of more than 25 experts from different mills and locations of the Mondi Group at its headquarters in Graz to discuss major technology trends and the latest in...

29-11-2019 Hits:897 European News

Valmet delivers key technology for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet delivers key technology for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet will deliver key technology for Bracell’s project to build a new pulp production line at the mill located in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo state, Brazil. Valmet’s delivery includes an evaporation plant and a white liquor plant, in which the lime...

28-11-2019 Hits:928 South American News

Metso’s climate targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative

Metso’s climate targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved Metso’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets. The GHG targets are part of Metso’s Climate Program and are applicable to all relevant emission sources: production, procurement, inbound and outb...

28-11-2019 Hits:924 European News

How to set up data driven production processes in tissue & nonwovens industries

How to set up data driven production processes in tissue & nonwovens industries

In every type of manufacturing, the goal is to produce a superior product as quickly as possible, while producing minimal waste and keeping energy usage to a minimum. The tissue and nonwovens industry is no exception. Companies in this industry need...

28-11-2019 Hits:853 European News

Clearpoint Recycling strengthens fibre division with new head of paper

Clearpoint Recycling strengthens fibre division with new head of paper

Harrogate-based, Environment-Agency-approved recyclable materials exporter Clearpoint Recycling has bolstered its workforce with the appointment of a new head of paper, Andrew Perkins, who will be leading the firm’s expanding fibre operation. Bringi...

28-11-2019 Hits:705 European News

Valmet introduces new visible imaging system for pulp mill lime kilns

Valmet introduces new visible imaging system for pulp mill lime kilns

Valmet has launched a new Valmet Visible Thermal Imaging System, which provides the highest quality lime kiln process monitoring for pulp mills. Combining the camera temperature information with process controls can improve combustion optimization an...

27-11-2019 Hits:783 European News

EPCI 2019: “Status quo” on sustainability shows it's time for pulp and paper to deliver

EPCI 2019: “Status quo” on sustainability shows it's time for pulp and paper to deliver

WWF has just published its 6th Environmental Paper Company Index (EPCI 2019), a voluntary tool to increase transparency and awareness on how the pulp, paper and packaging sectors can reduce their footprint. The EPCI tracks companies performance on re...

26-11-2019 Hits:1198 European News

Metsä Board has selected Valmet to supply a new recovery boiler and an evaporation upgrade for the planned renewal of the Husum pulp mill in Sweden

Metsä Board has selected Valmet to supply a new recovery boiler and an evaporation upgrade for the planned renewal of the Husum pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet and Metsä Board have signed an agreement for the supply of key technology for the planned renewal of the Husum pulp mill in Sweden. The supply covers a new recovery boiler and an upgrade of the existing evaporator with a new super concentrator...

26-11-2019 Hits:1370 European News

Sappi joins Cepi in the 4evergreen alliance to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular economy

Sappi joins Cepi in the 4evergreen alliance to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular economy

Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry, has announced a new alliance called 4evergreen. The aim of the alliance is to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate...

26-11-2019 Hits:1252 European News

ÅF Pöyry changes brand name to AFRY

ÅF Pöyry changes brand name to AFRY

Since 22 February 2019, ÅF and Pöyry have been one company, jointly operating in more than 100 countries. Today, 25 November 2019, we launch our new common brand, AFRY. We have a long history. ÅF was founded in 1895 and Pöyry in 1958. Since our merg...

25-11-2019 Hits:958 European News

New AFT wet end system part of Stora Enso Oulu conversion to packaging board

New AFT wet end system part of Stora Enso Oulu conversion to packaging board

As part of a major Euro 350 million conversion project, Stora Enso is converting its paper machine 7 at the Oulu mill into a high quality virgin fiber kraftliner machine.  Production on the rebuilt machine is estimated to start late 2020.  AFT’s del...

25-11-2019 Hits:751 European News

Valmet to deliver a new lime kiln and a fiberline upgrade for SCA Obbola kraftliner expansion project in Sweden

Valmet to deliver a new lime kiln and a fiberline upgrade for SCA Obbola kraftliner expansion project in Sweden

Valmet will deliver key technology for upgrading the SCA Obbola mill’s pulp production in Sweden. Valmet’s delivery includes a new fossil free lime kiln and upgrade of the existing fiberline. The pulp production upgrades will happen in stages. The up...

25-11-2019 Hits:811 European News

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