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The Better with Less – Design Challenge arranged for the first time in 2017–2018 was an impressive success, with over 300 packaging designs submitted to the competition. This year’s Design Challenge is approaching, and the world-class jury of renowned packaging…
GRETE, the Green chemicals and technologies for the wood-to-textile value chain project, has been granted EUR 2.6 million by the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), which is partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. The project will…
The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging. Strong partnerships are required to bring about the…
German antitrust authorities have finalized their analysis and cleared the acquisition. Inapa will become the leading paper distribution group in Western Europe after the transaction, expected to be completed within 30 days. German antitrust authorities have completed the verification of…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Cartiere del Polesine to rebuild an existing OCC line including reject treatment at the mill in Adria, Italy. In addition to all main process components, ANDRITZ will also install two newly…
Metsä Board – part of the Metsä Group - has announced the start of a new WKL Common Stock Service to help streamline and enhance the order-delivery processes of white kraftliners in continental Europe. As part of the commitment to…
Stora Enso plans to consolidate the Finnish spruce (whitewood) production to Varkaus sawmill. The plan includes a permanent closure of Kitee sawmill and production increase to Varkaus. The objective is to improve profitability and competitiveness by creating a fully integrated…
Monday, 08 July 2019 12:11

SEK 8.8 million to research projects

The Södra Research Foundation has decided to grant an additional SEK 8.8 million to 12 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. The funding was awarded to projects including process development in the pulp industry, recycling textiles and…
Sappi and PerfectPattern signed a global strategic alliance in an effort to roll-out AI driven dynamic print planning and ganging technology to print businesses worldwide. The partnership aims to enable offset and digital printers the opportunity to make significant savings…
Utilizing more than 35 years of experience in laboratory and online fiber measurements, Valmet has launched a completely redesigned optics module. The ultra-high definition optics can measure more fibers with much higher resolution in order to expand application areas and…
Valmet introduces new control product called Valmet Stand-Alone Retention Control (Valmet RET) for retention and break-time headbox ash consistency management. It offers benefits for paper, board and tissue makers previously only available to the users of Valmet DNA process control…
A new management structure marks the beginning of an ambitious three-year programme for iT’s Tissue, the Italian Technology Experience. After seven years and three editions of the unique live technology open-house event, Marco Dell’Osso has been appointed Chairman, leading an…
Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso at its Oulu Mill in Finland. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 7, which is currently producing fine papers, will be rebuilt to produce high-quality…
Replace plastic packaging with a new eco-friendly, combined paper and bio-plastic material on Casmatic packaging machines. Plastics are the most used materials in the world of packaging, but they need to be limited in light of recent restrictions of the…
CEPI, the European association representing the forest fibre and paper industry, announces that Jori Ringman has unanimously been appointed by the CEPI Board as successor to Sylvain Lhôte at the helm of the Brussels-based organisation. “I am honoured to be…
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