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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:29 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:32 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:48 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:42 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 ...

21-02-2020 Hits:33 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:41 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:42 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:41 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 hand...

21-02-2020 Hits:33 North American News

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:43 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:46 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:60 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:52 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:93 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:55 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:60 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:37 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:95 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:131 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 equipped ...

07-02-2020 Hits:196 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:334 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:244 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:255 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:321 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:354 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:336 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:293 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:284 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:222 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:283 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:275 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:368 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:264 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:248 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:265 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:222 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:209 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:209 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:441 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:395 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:297 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:267 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:295 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:255 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:468 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:246 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:425 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:517 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:377 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:512 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:387 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:423 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:422 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:484 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:357 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:442 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:414 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:423 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:364 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:345 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:454 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:427 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:353 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:367 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:358 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:367 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:379 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:476 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:513 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:444 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:730 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:650 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:460 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:436 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:445 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:501 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:653 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:990 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:545 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:610 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:514 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:631 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:603 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:1056 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:479 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:538 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:486 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:472 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:559 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:503 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:483 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:436 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:452 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:359 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:380 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:648 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:536 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:587 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:488 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:380 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:354 European News

European paper industry CEOs declare a strategic interest in supporting the decarbonisation of our society

European paper industry CEOs declare a strategic interest in supporting the decarbonisation of our society

Climate change is a global crisis that demands urgent action and requires every actor in society to play his/her part in responding to the crisis. Industries have both a duty and an opportunity to become more sustainable, more efficient and more inno...

25-11-2019 Hits:384 European News

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report rated the best in Finland

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report rated the best in Finland

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2018 was chosen as the best in Finland in a competition organised by an independent group of expert organisations. Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report won Finland’s best sustainability report of the year award. The...

25-11-2019 Hits:353 European News

Verso Corporation Announces Appointment of Two Independent Members to its Board of Directors

Verso Corporation Announces Appointment of Two Independent Members to its Board of Directors

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just announced that Nancy M. Taylor and Randy J. Nebel have been appointed as independent members of Verso's Board of Directors effective immediately. Co-Chairman of the Board, Gene Davis, said, "We are very excited...

25-11-2019 Hits:567 North American News

Tissue World to Bring Fresh Ideas and New Perspectives to Miami Beach March 10-13, 2020

Tissue World to Bring Fresh Ideas and New Perspectives to Miami Beach March 10-13, 2020

At the dawn of a new decade of unpredictable challenges, yet even more opportunities, https://www.tissueworld.com/miami/en-us/">Tissue World Miami 2020 brings together thought leaders and influencers to explore creative approaches to the geopolitical...

22-11-2019 Hits:498 Exhibitions

Papierfabrik August Koehler SE trusts Voith with the upgrade of its PM 5

Papierfabrik August Koehler SE trusts Voith with the upgrade of its PM 5

Papierfabrik August Koehler SE has engaged Voith to comprehensively modernize the PM 5 paper machine at its main paper mill in Oberkirch. This vote of confidence in Voith is further evidence of the long-standing successful business relationship betwe...

22-11-2019 Hits:408 European News

Intelligent Pulp Solution by Stora Enso

Intelligent Pulp Solution by Stora Enso

Unlock the hidden value – achieve full traceability across the pulp supply chain. Stora Enso produces yearly over 9 million tons of pulp in different grades and more than 2 million tons of that is sold globally. Based on our long history in the pulp...

22-11-2019 Hits:383 European News

Verso Corporation Announces Sale of Androscoggin and Stevens Point Mills for $400 million

Verso Corporation Announces Sale of Androscoggin and Stevens Point Mills for $400 million

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS or the "Company") has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Androscoggin mill, located in Jay, Maine, and its Stevens Point mill, located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to Pixelle Specia...

22-11-2019 Hits:600 North American News

Valmet introduces versatile new solution for fiber recovery and pulp thickening

Valmet introduces versatile new solution for fiber recovery and pulp thickening

Valmet announces the launch of Valmet Pressure-fed Bow Screen, a versatile new addition to its stock preparation offering. The solution reinvents the traditional bow screen with a new, user-friendly design and improved nozzle arrangement enabling hig...

22-11-2019 Hits:361 European News

Acquisition of Eurofoil Paper Coating GmbH

Acquisition of Eurofoil Paper Coating GmbH

AR Metallizing is delighted to announce today that it has secured a deal to acquire Eurofoil Paper Coating GmbH in Berlin (hereinafter: Eurofoil). The closing of the transaction is subject to approval of the German Cartel authorities. Eurofoil is a ...

22-11-2019 Hits:330 European News

Fabio Perini presents the Tissue Performance Center

Fabio Perini presents the Tissue Performance Center

Over 1000 machines all over the world connected to the Lucca Control Room for real-time line control Fabio Perini presented at MIAC the Tissue Performance Center, a next generation technologic environment where expert engineers, supported by company...

22-11-2019 Hits:352 European News

A.Celli Paper at Paperex India 2019

A.Celli Paper at Paperex India 2019

nternational Exhibition & Conference on Pulp, Paper and Allied Industries A.Celli Paper is pleased to announce its participation at the upcoming edition of Paperex India 2019, taking place in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, in December 2019, from Tuesday...

22-11-2019 Hits:551 Exhibitions

How Green can we go? Untapping the huge potential of the pulp mill

How Green can we go? Untapping the huge potential of the pulp mill

Södra’s pulp mills have reached an impressive 4,700 GWh of green energy – enough for an electric car to circle the Earth 50,000 times, and to heat 27,000 homes. Our deliveries of biofuels now equate to 6% of Sweden’s total consumption of biofuels. An...

22-11-2019 Hits:350 European News

Valmet introduces a new web-based user interface for Valmet DNA automation system

Valmet introduces a new web-based user interface for Valmet DNA automation system

Valmet is taking process automation further by introducing a new web-based user interface for its Valmet DNA automation system. Leveraging modern web technologies, the innovative Valmet DNA User Interface (DNA UI) extends the use of automation system...

06-11-2019 Hits:563 European News

Lennart Holm appointed acting CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

Lennart Holm appointed acting CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

The Board of Directors of BillerudKorsnäs AB has appointed the current Chairman of the Board, Lennart Holm, as acting CEO from November 5, 2019. Petra Einarsson leaves as CEO with immediate effect. The work to recruit a permanent CEO will start imm...

06-11-2019 Hits:553 European News

Willamette Falls Paper Company Trials First Run of Non-wood Paper

Willamette Falls Paper Company Trials First Run of Non-wood Paper

Willamette Falls Paper Company has made its first successful trial of non-wood paper grades using pulp from local agricultural waste – producing both coated and uncoated grades using 10% non-wood pulp fiber.   Additional machine and press trials are ...

06-11-2019 Hits:690 North American News

Stora Enso’s website ranked best in sector

Stora Enso’s website ranked best in sector

Stora Enso’s website has been rated best in sector according to the latest annual Webranking report by the Swedish digital agency, Comprend. The annual ranking of over 500 company-websites is the only global ranking based on stakeholder expectations,...

06-11-2019 Hits:504 European News

Tissue Paper Converting Machines Market Study: Demand Bolstered by Ascending Sales of Compact and High-end Tissue Paper Products

Tissue Paper Converting Machines Market Study: Demand Bolstered by Ascending Sales of Compact and High-end Tissue Paper Products

Worldwide sales of tissue paper converting machines reached ~3 thousand units in 2018, unveils the new research study. According to the report, the tissue paper converting machines market is estimated to grow by ~5% YOY in 2019, primarily influenced ...

06-11-2019 Hits:570 European News

BAG in touch with you. Every day.

BAG in touch with you. Every day.

You may call us Mondi Paper Bags now! Our business segment has been renamed from Mondi Industrial Bags to Mondi Paper Bags. This new name has no impact on our everyday business with you. We will continue to produce high-quality paper sacks and serve ...

06-11-2019 Hits:483 European News

Planned renewal of Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill proceeds

Planned renewal of Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill proceeds

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 26 April 2019 that it will launch a pre-engineering for the first phase of the renewal of its Husum pulp mill in Sweden. The first phase of the renewal consists of a new recovery boiler and a new turbine...

06-11-2019 Hits:488 European News

Factories Can Save Up to 90% in Valve Monitoring Costs With Wireless IoT Sensors

Factories Can Save Up to 90% in Valve Monitoring Costs With Wireless IoT Sensors

Factories and plants in industries – such as chemical processing, pulp and paper, water and waste-water treatment, have seen the benefits of remote valve monitoring. Traditional retrofitted monitoring solutions, however, are costly and slow to deploy...

06-11-2019 Hits:626 European News

International Paper Completes the Sale of Its India-based Printing Paper Business

International Paper Completes the Sale of Its India-based Printing Paper Business

International Paper has just announced that it has completed the sale of its controlling interest (21,873,521 shares) in International Paper APPM Limited (NSE:IPAPPM | BSE:502330), an India-based printing paper business, to West Coast Paper Mills Lim...

06-11-2019 Hits:1050 Asian News

Valmet introduces roll covers made of recycled and renewable raw materials

Valmet introduces roll covers made of recycled and renewable raw materials

Valmet is the first company in the world to offer roll covers based on biomaterials and recycled materials for board, paper, tissue and pulp making. These new composite covers for press, guide and calender rolls are now available for the first custom...

06-11-2019 Hits:473 European News

WestRock Honored for Packaging Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Honored for Packaging Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 13 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including the Sustainability Award of the Year WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design excellenc...

06-11-2019 Hits:715 North American News

Resolute Further Enhances Liquidity with Amended and Restated Senior Secured Credit Agreement

Resolute Further Enhances Liquidity with Amended and Restated Senior Secured Credit Agreement

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has just announced that it has entered into an amended and restated senior secured credit agreement for up to $360 million, replacing the company's existing $185 million senior secured credit facility. The amended and re...

06-11-2019 Hits:1149 financial News

A.Celli Nonwovens Academy: Texbond Rovereto

A.Celli Nonwovens Academy: Texbond Rovereto

A.Celli Nonwovens delivers Certificates of participation in the “A.Celli Academy – Winding & Maintenance School” In the first week of October, in Rovereto (TN), a team of specialists from A.Celli Nonwovens held a training course for twenty-one Texb...

31-10-2019 Hits:493 European News

Toscotec enters the Caribbean market with a new TT SYD for César Iglesias, Santo Domingo

Toscotec enters the Caribbean market with a new TT SYD for César Iglesias, Santo Domingo

The Dominican Group César Iglesias successfully started up a second generation TT SYD at its paper mill in Santo Domingo. Following start-up, the mill has observed a marked increase of production capacity and important energy savings in the drying ...

31-10-2019 Hits:490 European News

SealView from Voith: Exploit the maximum wear capacity of seal strips with no risk

SealView from Voith: Exploit the maximum wear capacity of seal strips with no risk

SealView technology captures the development of wear on every single seal strip and can be used with conventional and Voith HydroSeal seal strip designs. Its functional principle is based on a non-electric solution, which ensures maximum reliability ...

29-10-2019 Hits:501 European News

Valmet chosen as the second most attractive employer by the engineering professionals in Finland

Valmet chosen as the second most attractive employer by the engineering professionals in Finland

Valmet has been chosen as the second most attractive employer by the Finnish engineering professionals. The ranking was published in Universum’s annual survey, which is the biggest employer survey in Finland. Last year Valmet was ranked as fourth. V...

29-10-2019 Hits:497 European News

Honeywell and Papertech collaborate on camera- based quality control system for the flat sheet industries

Honeywell and Papertech collaborate on camera- based quality control system for the flat sheet industries

Offering fuses Honeywell’s expertise in flat sheet quality control systems with Papertech’s know-how in web monitoring and inspection to help manufacturers boost production quality and efficiency Honeywell has just announced its collaboration with  ...

28-10-2019 Hits:713 North American News

Minerals Technologies Announces New $75 Million Share Repurchase Program

Minerals Technologies Announces New $75 Million Share Repurchase Program

Minerals Technologies Inc. has just announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new, one-year $75 million share repurchase program, effective immediately. This repurchase program replaces the previous program authorized by the Board of Dir...

25-10-2019 Hits:1357 financial News

Domtar Joins Forces With the Student Conservation Association to Revitalize the Community Kitchen of Bennettsville, SC

Domtar Joins Forces With the Student Conservation Association to Revitalize the Community Kitchen of Bennettsville, SC

Employee volunteers from Domtar’s Bennettsville paper mill and Tatum converting facility helped transform the Community Kitchen of Bennettsville with construction and installation of new picnic tables, benches, shade sails and storage bins. Domtar C...

24-10-2019 Hits:806 North American News

Eucalyptus pulplog prices in Brazil have fallen over the past year and in the 2Q/19 reached their lowest levels in three years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly

Eucalyptus pulplog prices in Brazil have fallen over the past year and in the 2Q/19 reached their lowest levels in three years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly

Pulpmills in Brazil had some of the lowest wood fiber costs in the world in the 2Q/19, according to the WRQ. Over the past three years Eucalyptus pulplog prices have fallen while the global Hardwood Fiber Price Index (HFPI) has trended upward to reac...

24-10-2019 Hits:911 financial News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up Europe’s largest MG paper machine at Zellstoff Pöls, Austria

ANDRITZ successfully starts up Europe’s largest MG paper machine at Zellstoff Pöls, Austria

At the end of May 2019, international technology Group ANDRITZ started up the PM3 paper machine for speciality papers supplied to Zellstoff Pöls AG (part of the Heinzel Group), Austria, for the production of bleached kraft paper grades. This start-up...

24-10-2019 Hits:695 European News

ANDRITZ technologies achieve production record at Eldorado Brasil

ANDRITZ technologies achieve production record at Eldorado Brasil

The Eldorado Brasil pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil, set an outstanding production record of 5,576 ADmt/d on September 21, 2019, with ANDRITZ technologies. In addition, production has been running for the past 200 consecutive days without a sheet br...

24-10-2019 Hits:735 South American News

GAW technologies to supply chemical preparation systems to PM5 at Palm Aalen-Neukochen

GAW technologies to supply chemical preparation systems to PM5 at Palm Aalen-Neukochen

GAW technologies GmbH in Graz / Austria was commissioned by Papierfabrik Palm with the supply of a chemical preparation and supply system for the new paper mill in Aalen / Germany. The new paper machine PM5 will double the capacity of the plant and...

24-10-2019 Hits:570 European News

Voith builds world’s largest and fastest kraftliner machine for Ilim Group

Voith builds world’s largest and fastest kraftliner machine for Ilim Group

Ilim Group, Russia's largest pulp and paper producer with an annual production volume of more than three million tons, will significantly expand its production capacity in a project now underway. As part of an extensive investment program, the compan...

24-10-2019 Hits:600 European News

Lucart continues to focus on sustainability with the new recycled and recyclable packaging of the Natural lines developed at its research centre

Lucart continues to focus on sustainability with the new recycled and recyclable packaging of the Natural lines developed at its research centre

Lucart, Europe’s leading manufacturer of tissue, airlaid and MG paper for flexible packaging, continues to focus on sustainability and on researching environmentally-friendly and innovative solutions with a view to reducing the environmental impact o...

24-10-2019 Hits:572 European News

Valmet develops its field services operations – invests in a new digital platform

Valmet develops its field services operations – invests in a new digital platform

Valmet is investing in a new digital platform to support, streamline and develop its strategically important field services. The global implementation of the new platform will be completed by spring 2020, and it will replace multiple current platform...

24-10-2019 Hits:745 European News

E-WIND® P100H – The XXL paper winders

E-WIND® P100H – The XXL paper winders

From Monday 11th to Friday 15th November, at A.Celli Paper facilities in Tassignano (Lucca), two E-WIND® P100H winding machines will be shown. The two winders are equipped with sophisticated technological innovations and have an attractive design. ...

23-10-2019 Hits:730 European News

European News

European paper and board production follows the EU…

According to preliminary figures, the European paper and board production has decreased by 3.0% in 2019 (European Paper Indust...

Sappi Europe to increase prices for Woodfree Coate…

Decreasing profitability combined with further cost increases makes a 5-8% price increase in all Sappi’s European markets unavoidable. This increase a...

Sappi Europe initiates consultations regarding the…

Sappi’s strategy recognises the leadership position of the company in graphic papers markets and the need to strengthen its position in these markets ...

Valmet to supply a new evaporation line to Century…

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 ne...

American News

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...

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 p...

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 Iglesi...

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 maintenanc...

Oceania News

Another PMP Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headbox at Au…

In July 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract for a delivery of wet end rebuild with a new Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox, fourdrin...

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started u…

Toscotec is confirmed as global supplier of Steel Yankee Dryers, with installations across five continents.  Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec ...

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...

Asian News

Valmet to deliver defibrator system to Qinzhou Lvy…

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 plann...

ABB to deliver its latest digital solutions to the…

Coupled with ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations, the Advanced Process Control project will help drive efficiency gains Double A, one of Asia’s le...

Valmet to deliver Defibrator system to Guangxi Sha…

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 m...

Gold HongYe Paper (Hubei) purchases three new Tiss…

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 ...

Financial News

Forisk Acquires the North American Wood Fiber Revi…

Forisk Consulting, a leader in North American forest industry and timber market research, has acquired the North American Wood Fiber Review from Wood ...

Kemira appoints Mikko Pohjala as Vice President, I…

Mikko PohjalaMikko Pohjala (M.Sc. Econ.) has been appointed Vice President, Investor Relations of Kemira Oyj starting from December 10, 2019. Mikko Po...

Resolute Further Enhances Liquidity with Amended a…

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has just announced that it has entered into an amended and restated senior secured credit agreement for up to $360 milli...

Minerals Technologies Announces New $75 Million Sh…

Minerals Technologies Inc. has just announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a new, one-year $75 million share repurchase program, effecti...

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...