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WestRock to Acquire Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC

WestRock to Acquire Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxe...

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Stora Enso’s SC paper machine (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden shut down

Stora Enso’s SC paper machine (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden shut down

In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees at the mi...

22-06-2017 Hits:93 European News

Higher bulk with lower raw material usage: Voith’s EcoCal Plus reduces production costs in board manufacturing

Higher bulk with lower raw material usage: Voith’s EcoCal Plus reduces production costs in board manufacturing

With the new EcoCal Plus calender, Voith is ensuring that papermakers can produce high-grade board products with high stability and lower basis weight. The special thermal smoothing of the EcoCal Plus allows raw material savings of up to 3.5 percent....

22-06-2017 Hits:96 European News

Michael Berggren appointed as mill manager of Vallvik Mill

Michael Berggren appointed as mill manager of Vallvik Mill

Rottneros has appointed Michael Berggren as mill manager of Vallvik Mill. Michael most recently comes from Ahlstrom-Munksjö, where he has been chief of production at Aspa Bruk. He will take office no later than 21 September 2017 and will be part of R...

21-06-2017 Hits:74 European News

PCMC welcomes Gino Santi to North American-based sales team

PCMC welcomes Gino Santi to North American-based sales team

Santi primarily will focus on serving independent tissue converters Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)—a division of Barry-Wehmiller and a leading supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens and package-pr...

21-06-2017 Hits:88 North American News

Pasaban develops a high-performance paper sheeter machine for Daio in Japan

Pasaban develops a high-performance paper sheeter machine for Daio in Japan

The KB-2200 paper sheeter is one of the latest projects that Pasaban has carried out for the Japanese market, specifically for the Daio Paper Corporation, one of the country’s biggest paper manufacturers. One of the features that make this KB cuttin...

21-06-2017 Hits:86 Asian News

European News

Stora Enso’s SC paper machine (PM8) at Kvarnsveden…

In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural ...

Higher bulk with lower raw material usage: Voith’s…

With the new EcoCal Plus calender, Voith is ensuring that papermakers can produce high-grade board products with high stability and lower basis weight...

Michael Berggren appointed as mill manager of Vall…

Rottneros has appointed Michael Berggren as mill manager of Vallvik Mill. Michael most recently comes from Ahlstrom-Munksjö, where he has been chief o...

AEGLE Zero. The natural choice.

AEGLE Zero, a new uncoated folding boxboard with an uncoated reverse, has been added to the range of packaging materials offered by Kotkamills from th...

American News

WestRock to Acquire Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Island Container Corp...

PCMC welcomes Gino Santi to North American-based sales team

Santi primarily will focus on serving independent tissue converters Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)—a division of Barry-Wehmiller and a leadi...

WestRock Completes Acquisition of Five Facilities from U.S. Corrugated Holdings, Inc.

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) have just announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain operations of U.S. Corrugated, a large independent ma...

WestRock Completes Acquisition of Multi Packaging Solutions

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, have just announced the completion of the acquisition...

Oceania News

Valmet and Orora's Botany Mill renewed the service…

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

Australia Pulp Expansion Now Possible: Pulp & …

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

Paper Consumption in Australia to Rise

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

Valmet and Australian Paper sign a multi-year main…

Valmet and Australian Paper have signed a multi-year agreement for Valmet to provide maintenance technical support at the Maryvale Mill in Victoria, A...

Asian News

Pasaban develops a high-performance paper sheeter …

The KB-2200 paper sheeter is one of the latest projects that Pasaban has carried out for the Japanese market, specifically for the Daio Paper Corporat...

ITC Limited chooses Pasaban to upgrade one of its …

The lifetime of your machines concerns us. PASABAN UPGRADES EXTEND THE LIFETIME OF YOUR MACHINES.   In this case, the machine is a 1992 KDD 1900 paper...

ANDRITZ successfully starts up second tissue machi…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. The Prim...

Bekaert Solaronics to install three infrared dryin…

Bekaert Solaronics will supply Hangzhou Dongda Paper Co. Ltd with a 3-rows infrared GemDryer® and one Energy Recovery System (ERS) for coat drying on ...

Financial News

Xerium Awards Employment Inducement Award Pursuant…

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM) (“Xerium” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, has just ...

U.S. Paper Recovery Rate Reaches Record 67.2 Perce…

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has just announced that a record 67.2 percent of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recyclin...

Forest2Market Publishes First Transaction-Based Wo…

1Q2017 Baltic Rim Index brings transparency about wood raw material prices to region’s forest products, forestry and bioenergy industries. Forest2Mar...

Kemira increases prices of paper sizing chemicals …

Kemira announces a price increase for its paper sizing products in EMEA. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. ...

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...