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ABB partners with ACA Systems to offer new online porosity sensor for paper mills

ABB partners with ACA Systems to offer new online porosity sensor for paper mills

ABB boosts portfolio with ACA Permi sensor, which provides online air permeability measurements and acts as early warning system for unwanted process changes ABB has entered into a partnership with ACA Systems, the leading supplier of porosity senso...

19-01-2021 Hits:114 European News

Valmet to supply another OptiConcept M container board making line to Shanying Paper, Guangdong, in China

Valmet to supply another OptiConcept M container board making line to Shanying Paper, Guangdong, in China

Valmet will supply a new OptiConcept M container board making line with extensive packages of automation and services to Shanying Paper, Guangdong at its Zhaoqing mill in China. The new board making line (PM 53) will produce test liner grades and con...

18-01-2021 Hits:135 Asian News

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line to Europap Tezol Kağit in Turkey

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line to Europap Tezol Kağit in Turkey

Europap Tezol Kağit will boost capacity with a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2S tissue machine at its integrated production base in Mersin, Turkey. This is a repeat order for Toscotec who already supplied a TT SYD steel Yankee dryer installed on their PM...

18-01-2021 Hits:88 European News

Seamless and timely customer support combined with leading innovations - Körber Business Area Tissue increases sales and orders in 2020

Seamless and timely customer support combined with leading innovations - Körber Business Area Tissue increases sales and orders in 2020

Over the course of this year the Tissue market evolved significantly: the uncertainty of the cost of pulp, the high competitiveness of the market, and the upheavals created by the current pandemic opened up new challenges. The Körber Business Area Ti...

14-01-2021 Hits:128 European News

Futura builds on strong foundation in North America

Futura builds on strong foundation in North America

Key appointments are at the heart of Futura’s initiative to strengthen its presence in North America, a market with many key customers, which already includes a significant proportion of Futura’s global references. Joining the leadership team at Fut...

14-01-2021 Hits:126 North American News

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Fine Paper grades by US$ 50/ton for all Overseas markets.

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Fine Paper grades by US$ 50/ton for all Overseas markets.

The decrease in consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic continues to place strong pressure on prices. In combination with cost increases in paper production and transport this has continued to lead to unsustainable profitability levels, especiall...

14-01-2021 Hits:126 Financial News

World record production with ANDRITZ HC refiner at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

World record production with ANDRITZ HC refiner at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

In close cooperation with its customer Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, international technology group ANDRITZ recently achieved a milestone in high-consistency (HC) refining by processing a peak capacity of 1,300 admt/d of local hardwood chips per day ...

14-01-2021 Hits:148 Asian News

Domtar Corporation Announces Sale of Personal Care Business to American Industrial Partners for $920 Million

Domtar Corporation Announces Sale of Personal Care Business to American Industrial Partners for $920 Million

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Personal Care business to American Industrial Partners (AIP) for $920 million. (All financial information is in U.S. dollars, un...

11-01-2021 Hits:149 Canadian News

Rottneros decides on environmental investments at Vallvik Mill

Rottneros decides on environmental investments at Vallvik Mill

Rottneros’ Board has decided on investments to reduce emissions to water at Vallvik Mill. The investments amount to a total of SEK 33 million and are linked to the mill's updated environmental permit, which has now gained legal force, allowing an ann...

11-01-2021 Hits:163 European News

SCA to increase Kraftliner price by €50 per tonne

SCA to increase Kraftliner price by €50 per tonne

SCA will increase the price of White and Brown Kraftliner by €50 per tonne. The new price is valid for deliveries from February 1, 2021. “The market is characterized by a very strong demand for Kraftliner” says Mikael Frölander, Vice President Sale...

08-01-2021 Hits:142 Financial News

ABB completes large-scale remote commissioning of winder drives for major paper producer in India

ABB completes large-scale remote commissioning of winder drives for major paper producer in India

Paperboard and specialty paper producer ITC achieves greater uptime, improved reliability and better runnability through major upgrades completed in a short timeframe ABB has completed a large-scale remote commissioning of winder drives, upgrading a...

08-01-2021 Hits:226 Asian News

Sappi Europe Media Release: Sappi Maastricht sells south-western part of the industrial estate to Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (municipality of Maastricht)

Sappi Europe Media Release: Sappi Maastricht sells south-western part of the industrial estate to Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (municipality of Maastricht)

Sappi Maastricht and the Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (Neighborhood Development Company, WOM) of the Municipality of Maastricht have signed an agreement that will finalize the sale of the southwestern part of the Maastricht paper mill site...

08-01-2021 Hits:161 European News

Emtec Electronic Showcases Innovative Approach to Measuring Tissue Softness at the 2021 Tissue Conference

Emtec Electronic Showcases Innovative Approach to Measuring Tissue Softness at the 2021 Tissue Conference

Emtec’s unique invention, the TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer, provides a simple, quick, and reliable way to get objective measurements of the haptic properties of tissue paper.  In this year’s Tissue Conference, hosted by Tissue Analytica in colla...

08-01-2021 Hits:205 European News

Automation pioneer ABB confirmed as #1 DCS market leader

Automation pioneer ABB confirmed as #1 DCS market leader

Customer focus, digital innovation and remote services were drivers for ABB’s leadership position in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) for the 21st consecutive year, according to analyst  Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are central to automat...

17-12-2020 Hits:286 European News

UK logistics sector faces major threats

UK logistics sector faces major threats

The logistics industry, currently one of the greatest winners in the 2020 pandemic world, is under enormous threat going into 2021 as one of the UK’s prime business sectors is targeted by sophisticated cyber-destructors and intellectual property thie...

17-12-2020 Hits:266 Logistics

Kemira and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences partner for development and commercialization of new breakthrough biomaterials

Kemira and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences partner for development and commercialization of new breakthrough biomaterials

The two companies join forces to commercialize applications of new tailored biomaterials and biobased chemicals, based on DuPont’s breakthrough biotechnology platform. Kemira’s role in the collaboration will be to co-develop and commercialize a range...

17-12-2020 Hits:268 European News

Toscotec to supply three tissue rebuild projects

Toscotec to supply three tissue rebuild projects

Toscotec will deliver three tissue machine rebuilds located at different mills to a confidential global producer.  Toscotec will rebuild the drying sections of two tissue machines, as well as the wet end and winding sections of another machine....

19-11-2020 Hits:511 European News

Mondi Ansbach steps up its customer proposition by offering more sustainable packaging solutions

Mondi Ansbach steps up its customer proposition by offering more sustainable packaging solutions

Last year, Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, announced that it would expand its existing plant in Ansbach, Southern Germany, to become the largest heavy-duty corrugated cardboard plant in Europe. The “Ansbach 2020” project, an...

18-11-2020 Hits:437 European News

A.Celli Paper & Aktül Kağit: only two weeks to start up the rewinder

A.Celli Paper & Aktül Kağit: only two weeks to start up the rewinder

Aktül Kağıt is a company that produces tissue paper from 100% virgin wood pulp, managing Private Label products for the main local and foreign chains. It also supplies high quality jumbo rolls for numerous converting facilities, located both in Turke...

13-11-2020 Hits:446 European News

New ABB Weight Virtual Measurement reduces sheet break recovery time and boosts mill profitability

New ABB Weight Virtual Measurement reduces sheet break recovery time and boosts mill profitability

Step change for modern mill transformation as new online measurement enables more efficient and cost-effective management of start-up events ABB has just launched Weight Virtual Measurement, an ABB Ability™ Performance Service that allows paper, pa...

13-11-2020 Hits:447 European News

Toscotec-Rebuilt Hoods yield double-digit consumption reduction at Wepa Giershagen

Toscotec-Rebuilt Hoods yield double-digit consumption reduction at Wepa Giershagen

Wepa Group is one of the largest tissue manufacturers in Europe, with 13 sites, 21 paper machines, a production of approx. 780,000 t/year, and a positive annual growth trend. Since 2002, Toscotec and Wepa’s cooperation has been particularly strong at...

12-11-2020 Hits:440 European News

Stora Enso to start feasibility study for expanding pulp and board capacity at Skoghall Mill

Stora Enso to start feasibility study for expanding pulp and board capacity at Skoghall Mill

Stora Enso has decided to commence a feasibility study and environmental permit application process on enhancing and expanding the pulp- and board-making capabilities at its Skoghall Mill in Sweden. The investment would leverage the already strong mi...

11-11-2020 Hits:705 European News

The Paper Freezer Pack: A Novel Use for Wood Fiber

The Paper Freezer Pack: A Novel Use for Wood Fiber

Accelerated by recent events, e-commerce sales continue to boom as today’s consumers purchase more of the products they use every day online — from the clothes they wear to the meals they eat. Unfortunately, this has increased concerns about unnecess...

06-11-2020 Hits:638 North American News

WEG supplies permanent magnet motor to Klabin

WEG supplies permanent magnet motor to Klabin

W22 Magnet brings more productivity for the production of paper and pulp Continuously investing in innovation, WEG's philosophy is to develop high performance products and efficient solutions in order to offer ideal solutions to its customers. Among...

06-11-2020 Hits:772 South American News

Toscotec’s rebuild achieves production increase at Skjern Paper, Denmark.

Toscotec’s rebuild achieves production increase at Skjern Paper, Denmark.

Skjern Paper is Denmark’s only paper mill. Founded in 1965, it is situated in Skjern, West Jutland. Since 2005, the ownership majority has been held by Buur Invest A/S, a Danish privately-owned investment company. The mill’s current annual capacity i...

04-11-2020 Hits:826 European News

ANDRITZ to supply evaporation plant to ITC Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division in India

ANDRITZ to supply evaporation plant to ITC Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division in India

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from ITC Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division (ITC-PSPD) to supply a new evaporation plant for its Bhadrachalam unit located in Telangana, India. ANDRITZ will supply a new 7-effect ev...

04-11-2020 Hits:668 European News

Voith installs MasterJet Pro headbox for Ilim Group in Russia with support from OnCall.Video

Voith installs MasterJet Pro headbox for Ilim Group in Russia with support from OnCall.Video

The Ilim Group in Russia had been planning for a long time to upgrade the PM 4 at its plant in Koryazhma by adding a new MasterJet Pro headbox. However, due to pandemic-related travel bans the installation team from Heidenheim was not able to get to ...

03-11-2020 Hits:999 European News

ANDRITZ to supply non-condensable gases (NCG) incineration system for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

ANDRITZ to supply non-condensable gases (NCG) incineration system for Bracell’s new pulp mill in Brazil

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Bracell to supply the non-condensable gases (NCG) incineration system on EPCC basis for Bracell’s pulp mill Project “STAR” in Lençóis Paulista, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The ...

03-11-2020 Hits:903 South American News

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for the Fine Paper range for Overseas markets

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for the Fine Paper range for Overseas markets

The decrease in consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has triggered strong pressure on prices. In combination with cost increases in paper production and transport this has led to unsustainable profitability levels, especially felt in our overs...

02-11-2020 Hits:463 European News

Toscotec exceeds performance goal on wet end rebuild at Papeterie Le Bourray

Toscotec exceeds performance goal on wet end rebuild at Papeterie Le Bourray

In June 2020, Toscotec successfully rebuilt the approach flow and wet end of PM4 at Papeterie Le Bourray in Saint-Mars-la-Brière, France. After two months of stable production, PM4 exceeded the performance targets relating to the improvement of sheet...

28-10-2020 Hits:501 European News

The Reusable Paper Bag, a better choice for the climate

The Reusable Paper Bag, a better choice for the climate

There are more and more reasons to replace the plastic Bag for Life with one in paper when you go shopping. BillerudKorsnäs and AB Group Packaging therefore proudly present the reusable paper bag, one of the world´s strongest paper bags now available...

27-10-2020 Hits:484 European News

The New Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) Combines the Best of Two Worlds: Electrohydraulic (EH) and Electromechanical (EM) Actuation

The New Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) Combines the Best of Two Worlds: Electrohydraulic (EH) and Electromechanical (EM) Actuation

Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc., (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) today announced the market introduction of the new Modular EAS System. The Modular EAS is a highly flexible system with excellent scalability and variability and can be easily ad...

27-10-2020 Hits:509 European News

James Cropper reflects on its history as it marks 175th anniversary

James Cropper reflects on its history as it marks 175th anniversary

Having survived fires, The Great Depression, two world wars and now in the midst of a global pandemic, this year marks a milestone 175th anniversary for James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers.   A...

26-10-2020 Hits:633 European News

VPK Group NV and Encase Ltd reach acquisition agreement

VPK Group NV and Encase Ltd reach acquisition agreement

VPK Group came to an agreement with COPI Holding to buy Encase Ltd, manufacturer and designer of corrugated cardboard packaging. Encase Ltd operates two integrated corrugated packaging plants in England and one sheet plant in Scotland. It is VPK’s in...

23-10-2020 Hits:505 European News

ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2021: New perspectives for the paper- and cellulose-based industry!

ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2021: New perspectives for the paper- and cellulose-based industry!

With the foundation of ZELLCHEMING Service GmbH, the reorientation of the ZELLCHEMING Association with a clear separation between voluntary association life and economic activities is now officially completed. Behind the scenes, work has already bee...

23-10-2020 Hits:513 Exhibitions

Why manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging and paper is essential for the future

Why manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging and paper is essential for the future

As a new age of consumer behaviour emerges, and governments are distracted by the pandemic - environmental concerns have fallen from the political and public agenda. The dramatic increase in e-commerce and home deliveries has caused a sharp rise in ...

23-10-2020 Hits:1575 European News

Södra delivers stable result in current market condition

Södra delivers stable result in current market condition

The current market conditions had a significant impact on Södra’s operating profit in the third quarter. Despite higher year-on-year delivery volumes for Södra’s core products, the price formation for market pulp was weaker. For the third quarter, Sö...

22-10-2020 Hits:489 Financial News

Valmet to supply a fine paper making line to Asia Symbol XinHui in China

Valmet to supply a fine paper making line to Asia Symbol XinHui in China

Valmet will supply a fine paper making line with stock preparation and an extensive scope of automation to Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper in XinHui, China. The new high-capacity fine paper making line will be designed to produce top-quality woodf...

22-10-2020 Hits:529 Asian News

Toscotec to deliver a Steel Yankee Dryer to C. Y. P. Del R. S.A., Colombia

Toscotec to deliver a Steel Yankee Dryer to C. Y. P. Del R. S.A., Colombia

Toscotec will supply a second-generation TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to the Colombian tissue manufacturer Cartones Y Papeles Del Risaralda. The new TT SYD will replace a cast iron Yankee on PM1 at its Risaralda mill in Western Colombia. Toscotec’s Ste...

22-10-2020 Hits:497 South American News

Valmet receives a tissue line order from WEPA in the United Kingdom

Valmet receives a tissue line order from WEPA in the United Kingdom

Valmet will supply a complete tissue line, including full automation package, to WEPA’s mill in Bridgend, the United Kingdom. The investment is a strategic step for the company to strengthen its presence in the United Kingdom. The order is included ...

21-10-2020 Hits:510 European News

International Paper Completes the Sale of Its Brazilian Corrugated Packaging Business

International Paper Completes the Sale of Its Brazilian Corrugated Packaging Business

International Paper (NYSE: IP) has just announced that it completed the previously disclosed sale of its Brazilian corrugated packaging business to Klabin S.A. The business has three containerboard mills and four box plants. The company will c...

19-10-2020 Hits:596 South American News

A.Celli Paper will supply three new E-WIND ® Tissue rewinders to Guangxi Sun Paper

A.Celli Paper will supply three new E-WIND ® Tissue rewinders to Guangxi Sun Paper

The supply of A.Celli tissue and paper rewinders for the Shandong Sun Holdings Group continues with the sale of another 3 top of the range tissue rewinders for the Beihai plant, in the province of Guangxi, China. Shandong Sun Holdings Group, a lea...

16-10-2020 Hits:579 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation equipment for sack paper production to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation equipment for sack paper production to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, a member of the Segezha Group (part of PJSC Sistema), to supply stock preparation equipment for its mill in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia. Start-up ...

16-10-2020 Hits:952 European News

Voith successfully commissions its first virtual reality training system worldwide at LEIPA with OnCall.Video

Voith successfully commissions its first virtual reality training system worldwide at LEIPA with OnCall.Video

LEIPA is the world’s first paper mill to employ virtual reality (VR) from Voith as a modern and immersive training method. At the Schwedt location, the company trains its employees extremely effectively using the VR system. To perform the installatio...

15-10-2020 Hits:572 European News

DS Smith Targets 30% Reduction of Carbon Emissions by 2030 in Partnership with World Kinect Energy Services

DS Smith Targets 30% Reduction of Carbon Emissions by 2030 in Partnership with World Kinect Energy Services

Energy management partnership to drive sustainability goals at packaging provider DS Smith, the FTSE 100 leading provider of sustainable packaging, has just announced a new partnership with World Kinect Energy Services to manage energy consumption f...

15-10-2020 Hits:621 European News

Valmet has completed the acquisition of PMP Group, a provider of technologies and services for the paper industry

Valmet has completed the acquisition of PMP Group, a provider of technologies and services for the paper industry

Valmet has completed the acquisition of PMP Group in Poland following the agreement that was announced on September 11. PMP Group is a provider of technologies and services for the paper industry. The enterprise value of the acquisition is approximat...

15-10-2020 Hits:633 Financial News

Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdağ Mill in Turkey. In the project, paper machine PM 3 which is currently producing recycled contain...

15-10-2020 Hits:568 European News

Toscotec to supply two major rebuilds in Africa and Western Europe on a turnkey basis

Toscotec to supply two major rebuilds in Africa and Western Europe on a turnkey basis

Toscotec will rebuild two tissue machines in Western Europe and Africa for a leading tissue manufacturer that remains confidential. The projects are on a turnkey basis and are scheduled for completion in 2021. For the project in Europe, Toscotec wil...

15-10-2020 Hits:539 European News

Tissue specialists of the Körber Group now offer unique portfolio under a common brand

Tissue specialists of the Körber Group now offer unique portfolio under a common brand

Synergy between tissue companies will meet customers increased needs for speed, choice and technologically advanced solutions With the strategic aim of becoming the most advanced and complete supplier in the world of technologies dedicated to tissue...

14-10-2020 Hits:724 European News

SMARTADVISOR® UPGRADE PROVIDES NEW BENEFITS FOR MONITORING CONTINUOUS PROCESSES

SMARTADVISOR® UPGRADE PROVIDES NEW BENEFITS FOR MONITORING CONTINUOUS PROCESSES

AMETEK Surface Vision, a leading provider of online surface inspection solutions, has upgraded its SmartAdvisor® web and process monitoring system, providing additional benefits for customers. Versatile and easy to use, SmartAdvisor is a video monit...

14-10-2020 Hits:633 North American News

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ABB partners with ACA Systems to offer new online porosity sensor for paper mills

ABB partners with ACA Systems to offer new online porosity sensor for paper mills

ABB boosts portfolio with ACA Permi sensor, which provides online air permeability measurements and acts as early warning system for unwanted process changes ABB has entered into a partnership with ACA Systems, the leading supplier of porosity senso...

19-01-2021 Hits:114 European News

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line to Europap Tezol Kağit in Turkey

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line to Europap Tezol Kağit in Turkey

Europap Tezol Kağit will boost capacity with a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2S tissue machine at its integrated production base in Mersin, Turkey. This is a repeat order for Toscotec who already supplied a TT SYD steel Yankee dryer installed on their PM...

18-01-2021 Hits:88 European News

Seamless and timely customer support combined with leading innovations - Körber Business Area Tissue increases sales and orders in 2020

Seamless and timely customer support combined with leading innovations - Körber Business Area Tissue increases sales and orders in 2020

Over the course of this year the Tissue market evolved significantly: the uncertainty of the cost of pulp, the high competitiveness of the market, and the upheavals created by the current pandemic opened up new challenges. The Körber Business Area Ti...

14-01-2021 Hits:128 European News

Rottneros decides on environmental investments at Vallvik Mill

Rottneros decides on environmental investments at Vallvik Mill

Rottneros’ Board has decided on investments to reduce emissions to water at Vallvik Mill. The investments amount to a total of SEK 33 million and are linked to the mill's updated environmental permit, which has now gained legal force, allowing an ann...

11-01-2021 Hits:163 European News

Sappi Europe Media Release: Sappi Maastricht sells south-western part of the industrial estate to Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (municipality of Maastricht)

Sappi Europe Media Release: Sappi Maastricht sells south-western part of the industrial estate to Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (municipality of Maastricht)

Sappi Maastricht and the Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (Neighborhood Development Company, WOM) of the Municipality of Maastricht have signed an agreement that will finalize the sale of the southwestern part of the Maastricht paper mill site...

08-01-2021 Hits:161 European News

Emtec Electronic Showcases Innovative Approach to Measuring Tissue Softness at the 2021 Tissue Conference

Emtec Electronic Showcases Innovative Approach to Measuring Tissue Softness at the 2021 Tissue Conference

Emtec’s unique invention, the TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer, provides a simple, quick, and reliable way to get objective measurements of the haptic properties of tissue paper.  In this year’s Tissue Conference, hosted by Tissue Analytica in colla...

08-01-2021 Hits:205 European News

Automation pioneer ABB confirmed as #1 DCS market leader

Automation pioneer ABB confirmed as #1 DCS market leader

Customer focus, digital innovation and remote services were drivers for ABB’s leadership position in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) for the 21st consecutive year, according to analyst  Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are central to automat...

17-12-2020 Hits:286 European News

Kemira and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences partner for development and commercialization of new breakthrough biomaterials

Kemira and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences partner for development and commercialization of new breakthrough biomaterials

The two companies join forces to commercialize applications of new tailored biomaterials and biobased chemicals, based on DuPont’s breakthrough biotechnology platform. Kemira’s role in the collaboration will be to co-develop and commercialize a range...

17-12-2020 Hits:268 European News

Toscotec to supply three tissue rebuild projects

Toscotec to supply three tissue rebuild projects

Toscotec will deliver three tissue machine rebuilds located at different mills to a confidential global producer.  Toscotec will rebuild the drying sections of two tissue machines, as well as the wet end and winding sections of another machine....

19-11-2020 Hits:511 European News

Mondi Ansbach steps up its customer proposition by offering more sustainable packaging solutions

Mondi Ansbach steps up its customer proposition by offering more sustainable packaging solutions

Last year, Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, announced that it would expand its existing plant in Ansbach, Southern Germany, to become the largest heavy-duty corrugated cardboard plant in Europe. The “Ansbach 2020” project, an...

18-11-2020 Hits:437 European News

A.Celli Paper & Aktül Kağit: only two weeks to start up the rewinder

A.Celli Paper & Aktül Kağit: only two weeks to start up the rewinder

Aktül Kağıt is a company that produces tissue paper from 100% virgin wood pulp, managing Private Label products for the main local and foreign chains. It also supplies high quality jumbo rolls for numerous converting facilities, located both in Turke...

13-11-2020 Hits:446 European News

New ABB Weight Virtual Measurement reduces sheet break recovery time and boosts mill profitability

New ABB Weight Virtual Measurement reduces sheet break recovery time and boosts mill profitability

Step change for modern mill transformation as new online measurement enables more efficient and cost-effective management of start-up events ABB has just launched Weight Virtual Measurement, an ABB Ability™ Performance Service that allows paper, pa...

13-11-2020 Hits:447 European News

Toscotec-Rebuilt Hoods yield double-digit consumption reduction at Wepa Giershagen

Toscotec-Rebuilt Hoods yield double-digit consumption reduction at Wepa Giershagen

Wepa Group is one of the largest tissue manufacturers in Europe, with 13 sites, 21 paper machines, a production of approx. 780,000 t/year, and a positive annual growth trend. Since 2002, Toscotec and Wepa’s cooperation has been particularly strong at...

12-11-2020 Hits:440 European News

Stora Enso to start feasibility study for expanding pulp and board capacity at Skoghall Mill

Stora Enso to start feasibility study for expanding pulp and board capacity at Skoghall Mill

Stora Enso has decided to commence a feasibility study and environmental permit application process on enhancing and expanding the pulp- and board-making capabilities at its Skoghall Mill in Sweden. The investment would leverage the already strong mi...

11-11-2020 Hits:705 European News

Toscotec’s rebuild achieves production increase at Skjern Paper, Denmark.

Toscotec’s rebuild achieves production increase at Skjern Paper, Denmark.

Skjern Paper is Denmark’s only paper mill. Founded in 1965, it is situated in Skjern, West Jutland. Since 2005, the ownership majority has been held by Buur Invest A/S, a Danish privately-owned investment company. The mill’s current annual capacity i...

04-11-2020 Hits:826 European News

ANDRITZ to supply evaporation plant to ITC Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division in India

ANDRITZ to supply evaporation plant to ITC Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division in India

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from ITC Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division (ITC-PSPD) to supply a new evaporation plant for its Bhadrachalam unit located in Telangana, India. ANDRITZ will supply a new 7-effect ev...

04-11-2020 Hits:668 European News

Voith installs MasterJet Pro headbox for Ilim Group in Russia with support from OnCall.Video

Voith installs MasterJet Pro headbox for Ilim Group in Russia with support from OnCall.Video

The Ilim Group in Russia had been planning for a long time to upgrade the PM 4 at its plant in Koryazhma by adding a new MasterJet Pro headbox. However, due to pandemic-related travel bans the installation team from Heidenheim was not able to get to ...

03-11-2020 Hits:999 European News

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for the Fine Paper range for Overseas markets

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for the Fine Paper range for Overseas markets

The decrease in consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has triggered strong pressure on prices. In combination with cost increases in paper production and transport this has led to unsustainable profitability levels, especially felt in our overs...

02-11-2020 Hits:463 European News

Toscotec exceeds performance goal on wet end rebuild at Papeterie Le Bourray

Toscotec exceeds performance goal on wet end rebuild at Papeterie Le Bourray

In June 2020, Toscotec successfully rebuilt the approach flow and wet end of PM4 at Papeterie Le Bourray in Saint-Mars-la-Brière, France. After two months of stable production, PM4 exceeded the performance targets relating to the improvement of sheet...

28-10-2020 Hits:501 European News

The Reusable Paper Bag, a better choice for the climate

The Reusable Paper Bag, a better choice for the climate

There are more and more reasons to replace the plastic Bag for Life with one in paper when you go shopping. BillerudKorsnäs and AB Group Packaging therefore proudly present the reusable paper bag, one of the world´s strongest paper bags now available...

27-10-2020 Hits:484 European News

The New Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) Combines the Best of Two Worlds: Electrohydraulic (EH) and Electromechanical (EM) Actuation

The New Moog Modular Electrohydrostatic Actuation System (EAS) Combines the Best of Two Worlds: Electrohydraulic (EH) and Electromechanical (EM) Actuation

Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc., (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) today announced the market introduction of the new Modular EAS System. The Modular EAS is a highly flexible system with excellent scalability and variability and can be easily ad...

27-10-2020 Hits:509 European News

James Cropper reflects on its history as it marks 175th anniversary

James Cropper reflects on its history as it marks 175th anniversary

Having survived fires, The Great Depression, two world wars and now in the midst of a global pandemic, this year marks a milestone 175th anniversary for James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers.   A...

26-10-2020 Hits:633 European News

VPK Group NV and Encase Ltd reach acquisition agreement

VPK Group NV and Encase Ltd reach acquisition agreement

VPK Group came to an agreement with COPI Holding to buy Encase Ltd, manufacturer and designer of corrugated cardboard packaging. Encase Ltd operates two integrated corrugated packaging plants in England and one sheet plant in Scotland. It is VPK’s in...

23-10-2020 Hits:505 European News

Why manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging and paper is essential for the future

Why manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging and paper is essential for the future

As a new age of consumer behaviour emerges, and governments are distracted by the pandemic - environmental concerns have fallen from the political and public agenda. The dramatic increase in e-commerce and home deliveries has caused a sharp rise in ...

23-10-2020 Hits:1575 European News

Valmet receives a tissue line order from WEPA in the United Kingdom

Valmet receives a tissue line order from WEPA in the United Kingdom

Valmet will supply a complete tissue line, including full automation package, to WEPA’s mill in Bridgend, the United Kingdom. The investment is a strategic step for the company to strengthen its presence in the United Kingdom. The order is included ...

21-10-2020 Hits:510 European News

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation equipment for sack paper production to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation equipment for sack paper production to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, a member of the Segezha Group (part of PJSC Sistema), to supply stock preparation equipment for its mill in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia. Start-up ...

16-10-2020 Hits:952 European News

Voith successfully commissions its first virtual reality training system worldwide at LEIPA with OnCall.Video

Voith successfully commissions its first virtual reality training system worldwide at LEIPA with OnCall.Video

LEIPA is the world’s first paper mill to employ virtual reality (VR) from Voith as a modern and immersive training method. At the Schwedt location, the company trains its employees extremely effectively using the VR system. To perform the installatio...

15-10-2020 Hits:572 European News

DS Smith Targets 30% Reduction of Carbon Emissions by 2030 in Partnership with World Kinect Energy Services

DS Smith Targets 30% Reduction of Carbon Emissions by 2030 in Partnership with World Kinect Energy Services

Energy management partnership to drive sustainability goals at packaging provider DS Smith, the FTSE 100 leading provider of sustainable packaging, has just announced a new partnership with World Kinect Energy Services to manage energy consumption f...

15-10-2020 Hits:621 European News

Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdağ Mill in Turkey. In the project, paper machine PM 3 which is currently producing recycled contain...

15-10-2020 Hits:568 European News

Toscotec to supply two major rebuilds in Africa and Western Europe on a turnkey basis

Toscotec to supply two major rebuilds in Africa and Western Europe on a turnkey basis

Toscotec will rebuild two tissue machines in Western Europe and Africa for a leading tissue manufacturer that remains confidential. The projects are on a turnkey basis and are scheduled for completion in 2021. For the project in Europe, Toscotec wil...

15-10-2020 Hits:539 European News

Tissue specialists of the Körber Group now offer unique portfolio under a common brand

Tissue specialists of the Körber Group now offer unique portfolio under a common brand

Synergy between tissue companies will meet customers increased needs for speed, choice and technologically advanced solutions With the strategic aim of becoming the most advanced and complete supplier in the world of technologies dedicated to tissue...

14-10-2020 Hits:724 European News

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Growing consumption and demand for more sustainable packaging is boosting the need for new innovations. To develop solutions for packaging today and into the future, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up operations in its new Excellence Ce...

14-10-2020 Hits:828 European News

Futura acquires Plusline

Futura acquires Plusline

Futura, technological leader in creating and delivering tissue converting solutions, whose production value in 2019 was over 60 million euro, has finalized the acquisition of Plusline, a company active in ‘smart’ tissue packaging technology operative...

14-10-2020 Hits:648 European News

Metsä Board’s paperboards receive new home compostability certificates

Metsä Board’s paperboards receive new home compostability certificates

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is delighted to announce that two of its folding boxboards, MetsäBoard Natural FBB and MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree, as well as two food service grad...

14-10-2020 Hits:509 European News

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Hylte Mill in Sweden

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Hylte Mill in Sweden

Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning the closure of one standard newsprint paper machine (PM3) and the deinking plant at Stora Enso’s Hylte Mill in Sweden. The maximum personnel impact is 140 people. As a result of t...

14-10-2020 Hits:499 European News

The Greek company MAXI S.A. has chosen Recard S.p.A. to supply a complete new tissue production plant.

The Greek company MAXI S.A. has chosen Recard S.p.A. to supply a complete new tissue production plant.

Earlier this year Recard S.p.A. signed a contract with the Greek company MAXI S.A. for the supply of a second complete turnkey plant for the production of Tissue Paper.  Installation and start-up are scheduled for 2021. For MAXI this will be PM2...

09-10-2020 Hits:641 European News

A.Celli 2-CARE®: the importance of original spare parts

A.Celli 2-CARE®: the importance of original spare parts

How to keep the performance of your machinery at design levels thanks to the A.Celli original spare parts supply service. Why is it important to rely on A.Celli for the supply of original spare parts? First of all, it is important to emphasize the ...

09-10-2020 Hits:636 European News

Renewcell establishes textile recycling at SCA’s industrial site Ortviken

Renewcell establishes textile recycling at SCA’s industrial site Ortviken

SCA and the textile recycling company Renewcell have signed an agreement for Renewcell to establish textile recycling at SCA’s industrial site Ortviken in Sundsvall. The operation is expected to create one hundred new jobs. “We are glad that Renewce...

09-10-2020 Hits:768 European News

Metsä Board’s paperboards successful in European Carton Excellence Awards 2020

Metsä Board’s paperboards successful in European Carton Excellence Awards 2020

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is delighted to announce that five cartons produced using its quality paperboards were selected as winners at the 2020 European Carton Excellence A...

09-10-2020 Hits:716 European News

CurvedBar: Voith presents new screen plate with significantly extended service life for recovered paper pulping

CurvedBar: Voith presents new screen plate with significantly extended service life for recovered paper pulping

Voith introduces a new screen plate design for pulpers used in recovered paper pulping. The CurvedBar screen plate extends service life in Voith's IntensaPulper IP-R by more than 50 percent and improves the quality of fiber suspension. The results ar...

08-10-2020 Hits:718 European News

Södra Cell chooses ABB to supply new Quality Control System for eco-friendly, specialty pulp mill in Sweden

Södra Cell chooses ABB to supply new Quality Control System for eco-friendly, specialty pulp mill in Sweden

Fully integrated solution will enhance product quality through improved control of production changes Leading Swedish pulp manufacturer Södra Cell has appointed ABB to supply and install a new, state-of-the-art Quality Control System (QCS) at its s...

07-10-2020 Hits:552 European News

AFRY to design a chlorine dioxide plant for Metsä Fibre's bioproduct mill

AFRY to design a chlorine dioxide plant for Metsä Fibre's bioproduct mill

Metsä Fibre Oy, part of the Metsä Group, and AFRY have entered into a preliminary agreement for the engineering, project management and site services of the chlorine dioxide plant at the Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland. The project is a continuation ...

07-10-2020 Hits:557 European News

Inauguration of the world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant

Inauguration of the world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant

On Wednesday, 7 October, Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan inaugurated Södra’s plant for commercial biomethanol at the pulp mill in Mönsterås. Members of the European Parliament Fredrik Federley, Jytte Guteland and Jessica Polfjärd were...

07-10-2020 Hits:546 European News

NOK 15.9 million to Borregaard

NOK 15.9 million to Borregaard

Borregaard has received a commitment of NOK 15.9 million in funding from the Research Council of Norway (NFR) for an innovation project that will maximise the value of raw materials and reduce waste streams in industrial processes. In Project XyloBo...

06-10-2020 Hits:540 European News

Metsä Board’s professional magazine wins an Ozzie in Folio Awards

Metsä Board’s professional magazine wins an Ozzie in Folio Awards

Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has recently won a prestigious Ozzie Award for its stakeholder communications magazine spring 2020 issue. The award was given for design excellence i...

06-10-2020 Hits:542 European News

Stora Enso to sponsor FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Planica 2023 and Trondheim 2025

Stora Enso to sponsor FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Planica 2023 and Trondheim 2025

Stora Enso will be the presenting sponsor for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2023 in Planica, Slovenia and in Trondheim, Norway in 2025. This marks the fifth and sixth time that Stora Enso will be sponsoring the Nordic World Ski Championship...

06-10-2020 Hits:497 European News

Dell’Osso steps down as iT’s Tissue Chairman

Dell’Osso steps down as iT’s Tissue Chairman

Marco Dell’Osso has stepped down from his position as Chairman of Tissue Italy, the organization behind the iT’s Tissue events. Having been instrumental in the creation and development of the unique iT’s Tissue brand since its inception in 2013, Del...

02-10-2020 Hits:554 European News

Mondi shines by winning two awards for sustainable food packaging

Mondi shines by winning two awards for sustainable food packaging

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has been recognised in this year’s Austrian Green Star Packaging Awards for two recent sustainable packaging innovations developed using its customer-centric approach, EcoSolutions: Two pro...

02-10-2020 Hits:512 European News

VPK introduces one brand for all corrugated packaging divisions

VPK introduces one brand for all corrugated packaging divisions

VPK’s corrugated packaging division will operate under a single brand name: VPK Packaging. The new name replaces the Rigid, Ondulys and Peterson brands in the UK, Ireland, France and the Nordic countries respectively. A new unified logo and visual id...

02-10-2020 Hits:583 European News

Toscotec’s tissue line exceeds production target at EuroVast Group

Toscotec’s tissue line exceeds production target at EuroVast Group

Italian tissue manufacturer EuroVast fired up a new MODULO-PLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec at its Cartiera della Basilica paper mill in Villa Basilica, Lucca, Italy. PM5 is running efficiently at the speed of 1,600 m/min and since its start-...

01-10-2020 Hits:566 European News

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