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Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. has just announced it will again raise prices for paper-based tubes and cores, effective from shipments beginning on 24th July 2017. "Prices of coreboard continue to rise, driven by fundamental changes in recovered paper markets. As this trend…
In the background of increasingly uncertain global markets, European production of paper and board demonstrated resilience in 2016. This not only continues the trend of recent years but exceeds the performance of other key paper-producing regions including the United States…
The EU has decided to launch investigations against Turkey for breach of EU-Turkey Customs Union and WTO rules confirming the validity of a complaint lodged by the European paper industry. CEPI, the independent voice of the paper industry in Europe,…
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L&W Fiber Online for advanced analysis of fiber quality and fiber dimensions – measures fiber properties such as ‎ width, length, shape factor, two classes of fines (P and S) and macro fibrillation.ABB has launched L&W Fiber Online – a…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Vajda Papír to supply a complete tissue production line for its mill in Dunaföldvár, Hungary. Start-up is scheduled for March 2018. The order comprises a PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue machine with steel…
Metsä Fibre’s CFB gasification plant in Joutseno, Finland “Photo: ANDRITZ”.ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre have successfully collaborated on a program to maximize reduction of the use of fossil fuels, as well as improve the overall performance of the lime kiln at…
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Bekaert Solaronics will supply Metsä Board Kyröskoski mill with a GemDryer® system for coat drying on their BM1, linked with one Energy Recovery System (ERS). The GemDryer® infrared system replaces existing gas infrared equipment. The new drying system from Bekaert…
Monday, 10 July 2017 10:08

Refreshed looks for Lumi

Stora Enso’s woodfree coated paper brand, Lumi, has updated its appearance. For 20 years, Lumi’s brand identity and recognition have relied heavily on its visual elements, black and white colour and round shaped logo with the brand name in it.…
One of the world’s most widely used forms of packaging – the blister pack – can now be made totally in paperboard. Two major benefits are reduced environmental impact and less consumer rage and self-injury. Blister packs are made to…
Europe’s fragmented corrugated packaging industry is expected to enter a period of consolidation prompted by slim margins and firms’ need for a wider geographical presence, according to Rabobank. Analysts at the specialist food and agribusiness bank have predicted that the…
Prestige paper innovator James Cropper is set to take attendees of Packaging Innovations London to the dark side as it showcases its extensive range of black papers. At the exhibition, taking place from 13 to 14 September at Olympia in…
Stora Enso has just signed an agreement to divest the business and assets of its Swedish subsidiary Stora Enso Re-board AB, a producer of rigid paperboard for expositions and displays, to Culas AB, which is partially owned by the current…
Greycon were appointed by Tatrafan to implement a trim optimisation solution after a careful evaluation of the current slit optimisation system at Tatrafan’s plant in Svit, Slovakia. Tatrafan is a BOPP (Bi-Oriented Polypropylene) packaging film producer part of the Terichem…
With the addition of AiroGuide to its product range, Voith is offering a guide roll cover in a modern fiber composite material suitable for all paper machines. Voith is producing the AiroGuide with a composite material which is very light…
From the end of May to the beginning of June 2017, Recard was involved in two new startups outside national boundaries. As scheduled, the Easy Crescent plant for Meghna Group of Industries was started up in Bangladesh on May 20th.…
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