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Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards; Dr. Mei Li Finalist for Alpha Innovator of the Year

Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards; Dr. Mei Li Finalist for Alpha Innovator of the Year

Three innovative technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are finalists for the 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards. In addition, Mei Li, a formulation scientist at Dow AgroSciences, is a finalist for the Alpha Innovator of the Year award in th...

22-08-2017 Hits:57 European News

DS Smith supports classroom design programme to help children with asthma

DS Smith supports classroom design programme to help children with asthma

DS Smith develops prototypes for students as part of “Designing Our Tomorrow” classroom initiative. In partnership with the University of Cambridge, DS Smith has developed a number of prototypes from designs by secondary school students. The goal w...

18-08-2017 Hits:77 European News

Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group

Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group

Jiangsu, China: In February 2017 Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to supply a new board machine. The BM 4 will be built at Dafeng in the Chinese province Jiangsu and following completion will be one of the largest board machines in the world. Voith...

18-08-2017 Hits:105 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up key production technologies for Metsä Group’s new bioproduct pulp mill in Finland

ANDRITZ successfully starts up key production technologies for Metsä Group’s new bioproduct pulp mill in Finland

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the key production technologies for Metsä Group’s new bioproduct pulp mill with an annual capacity of 1.3°million tons of pulp in Äänekoski, Finland. All ANDRITZ processes ...

17-08-2017 Hits:85 European News

Scotland's PG Paper Company Ltd to target south america exports following £10m in funding from Santander

Scotland's PG Paper Company Ltd to target south america exports following £10m in funding from Santander

Greenock-based PG Paper Company Ltd, an international paper merchant and one of Scotland’s biggest exporters, is to target growth in South America following a £10 million funding package from Santander Corporate & Commercial. Established in 2003, PG...

14-08-2017 Hits:141 European News

Rapid technology changes drive growth in speciality papers market, reaching almost 27 million tonnes in 2022

Rapid technology changes drive growth in speciality papers market, reaching almost 27 million tonnes in 2022

The speciality paper industry is changing as fast as the markets are moving. New machinery and technology is entering the markets, as the commodity printing and writing market went through rapid decline and now is slowly shrinking in the developed co...

14-08-2017 Hits:89 European News

Responsible Care: Kelheim Fibres scores high points with Flushable Moist Toilet Tissue and Integrated Product Policy

Responsible Care: Kelheim Fibres scores high points with Flushable Moist Toilet Tissue and Integrated Product Policy

Kelheim Fibres was pleased to claim the Recognition Award in the Responsible-Care-Competition 2017 of the Bavarian branch of VCI (Association of the Chemical Industry e.V.) for its integrated product policy. The topic of the competition was "The Clo...

11-08-2017 Hits:124 European News

ANDRITZ to supply a sludge handling system to Monalisa Co. Ltd., South Korea

ANDRITZ to supply a sludge handling system to Monalisa Co. Ltd., South Korea

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Monalisa Co. Ltd., Seoul, South Korea, to supply the key components for a new sludge dewatering process to be installed at its tissue production line in Jeonju. Start-up is scheduled f...

11-08-2017 Hits:113 Asian News

Wisconsin’s Paper Industry: Keys to printing continued success

Wisconsin’s Paper Industry: Keys to printing continued success

Wisconsin has long been known as America’s Dairyland. However, for decades we have also been the epicenter of America’s papermaking industry. For over 50 years, the state has been the nation’s leading producer of paper products. According to the Wi...

11-08-2017 Hits:124 North American News

Voith Paper offers rebuilds of medium-sized paper machines to increase production capacity by up to 15%

Voith Paper offers rebuilds of medium-sized paper machines to increase production capacity by up to 15%

On June 10, 2017, Voith Paper, Huazhang Technology, Jianhui Paper and Jinzhou Paper reached an agreement to rebuild the headboxes and shoe presses of existing paper machines. Under this new contract, Voith Paper has been commissioned to rebuild the h...

10-08-2017 Hits:124 Asian News

Valmet completed the annual shutdown of Klabin paper mill successfully

Valmet completed the annual shutdown of Klabin paper mill successfully

Valmet has completed the annual shutdown of Klabin S.A. Monte Alegre paper mill in Brazil successfully. The agreement covered the entire shutdown project from planning and execution to a safe start-up. The shutdown took place between April 24 - May 5...

10-08-2017 Hits:120 South American News

PIVOT unlocks data for tissue converters: grand opening in Green Bay, US

PIVOT unlocks data for tissue converters: grand opening in Green Bay, US

The worldwide tissue market continues to undergo changes. Consumer preferences, economic uncertainty and improved technology offer more questions than answers. Tissue manufacturers have an increasing amount of data available to make decisions. “The c...

10-08-2017 Hits:128 North American News

GPA Improves Operator Performance Thru Control System Migration

GPA Improves Operator Performance Thru Control System Migration

GPA is proud to announce the successful completion of a legacy DCS migration to Rockwell’s PlantPAX control system platform at the International Paper facility located in Riegelwood, North Carolina. The control system migration of the mill’s Flakt D...

07-08-2017 Hits:149 North American News

Brazil: Exports from the forest sector surpass US$4 billion in the first half of 2017 (+7.3%)

Brazil: Exports from the forest sector surpass US$4 billion in the first half of 2017 (+7.3%)

From January to June of 2017, pulp exports rose 6.8% in comparison with the same period of the previous year, reaching 6.8 million tons; exports of wood panels increased by 34.8%, with 597,000 cubic meters directed to foreign markets, and paper expor...

07-08-2017 Hits:118 financial News

Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills continued to slide in early 2017

Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills continued to slide in early 2017

Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills continued to slide in early 2017 to reach their lowest levels in over five years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly The European pulp industry has become much more competitive in the international pul...

07-08-2017 Hits:135 financial News

Clearwater Paper Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

Clearwater Paper Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

The company reported net sales of $429.7 million for the second quarter of 2017, down 1.6% compared to net sales of $436.7 million for the second quarter of 2016. Net earnings determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or...

03-08-2017 Hits:149 financial News

The Navigator Company selects Voith XcelLine tissue machine for Cacia in Portugal

The Navigator Company selects Voith XcelLine tissue machine for Cacia in Portugal

The Navigator Company continues its expansion in the tissue sector and signs a contract with Voith for the supply of a new XcelLine tissue machine. The production line is designed to sustainably produce high-quality tissue paper maximizing the usage...

02-08-2017 Hits:173 European News

European News

Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICI…

Three innovative technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are finalists for the 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards. In addition, Mei Li, a form...

DS Smith supports classroom design programme to he…

DS Smith develops prototypes for students as part of “Designing Our Tomorrow” classroom initiative. In partnership with the University of Cambridge,...

ANDRITZ successfully starts up key production tech…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the key production technologies for Metsä Group’s new bioproduct pulp mi...

Scotland's PG Paper Company Ltd to target south am…

Greenock-based PG Paper Company Ltd, an international paper merchant and one of Scotland’s biggest exporters, is to target growth in South America fol...

American News

Wisconsin’s Paper Industry: Keys to printing continued success

Wisconsin has long been known as America’s Dairyland. However, for decades we have also been the epicenter of America’s papermaking industry. For ov...

Valmet completed the annual shutdown of Klabin paper mill successfully

Valmet has completed the annual shutdown of Klabin S.A. Monte Alegre paper mill in Brazil successfully. The agreement covered the entire shutdown proj...

PIVOT unlocks data for tissue converters: grand opening in Green Bay, US

The worldwide tissue market continues to undergo changes. Consumer preferences, economic uncertainty and improved technology offer more questions than...

GPA Improves Operator Performance Thru Control System Migration

GPA is proud to announce the successful completion of a legacy DCS migration to Rockwell’s PlantPAX control system platform at the International Paper...

Oceania News

PMP to supply intelli-jet v® hydraulic headbox to …

In April 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Australian Paper for delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox for their pa...

Valmet and Orora's Botany Mill renewed the service…

Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year agreement to continue the supply of maintenance and technology services for board making line 'B9' a...

Australia Pulp Expansion Now Possible: Pulp & …

Australia could be on the cusp of a pulp production expansion over the coming years, as domestic demand for pulp increases. Australia's pulp consum...

Paper Consumption in Australia to Rise

Paper Consumption to Rise 4.9% to 2020 Latest research and analysis by IndustryEdge demonstrates that Australia's consumption of paper and paperboard...

Asian News

Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui …

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

ANDRITZ to supply a sludge handling system to Mona…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Monalisa Co. Ltd., Seoul, South Korea, to supply the key components for a new sludge...

Voith Paper offers rebuilds of medium-sized paper …

On June 10, 2017, Voith Paper, Huazhang Technology, Jianhui Paper and Jinzhou Paper reached an agreement to rebuild the headboxes and shoe presses of ...

Vinda Paper (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd successfully start…

Vinda Paper Zhejiang fired up two Toscotec supplied tissue machines, TM 3 and 4, at its Longyou mill in Zhejiang province. The mill successfully ach...

Financial News

Brazil: Exports from the forest sector surpass US$…

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

Wood raw-material costs for European pulpmills con…

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

Clearwater Paper Reports Second Quarter 2017 Resul…

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

Billerudkorsnäs reporting Good prospects

CEO Per Lindberg comments on the development during Q2 2017: “The market for sustainable packaging materials and solutions remains very encouraging. ...

Energy News

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK …

When Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill in Cumbria, UK, took the decision to invest in a bio mass boiler in order to switch its energy sourcing f...

Sun and wind instead of gas

Fossil fuels will become increasing scarce in the future. So we are investigating the possibility of using all kinds of alternatives to gas as an ener...

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Aw…

Kemira's site in Helsingborg, Sweden has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2016 for industrial symbiosis that facilitates sharing r...

Emerson announces new energy management informatio…

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Proces...