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BASF Plant Science has concluded its Amflora cultivation plans for the 2011 season. Amflora, the genetically enhanced potato for use in the starch industry, will this year be cultivated on two hectares of land in Üplingen (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany). " There…
Last modified on Tuesday, 01 February 2011 09:44
The SMARNIP® Shoe Press supplied by PMT Italia S.p.A. to Favini Rossano Veneto machine # 3, Italy, has been started up with success on January 4th 2011. Few hours after the start up of the machine with the SMARNIP® in…
The Ministry of the Environment and UPM have agreed upon compensation for the Natura 2000 sites and areas designated for protection under national conservation programmes in UPM's forests in Kainuu, Finland. The State will purchase approximately 380 hectares from UPM…
Last modified on Monday, 31 January 2011 07:05
M-real’s customer magazine M-real Magazine has won gold in the ‘Best Overall Design, B-to-B’ category in Folio Magazine’s Eddies and Ozzies Awards. The international Folio Awards are the magazine industry’s largest competition, celebrating the best in both editorial quality and…
Last modified on Sunday, 30 January 2011 20:30
SPM Instrument has been commissioned to install SPM HD on four wash presses at Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner in Piteå, Sweden. The SPM HD measuring technique, a sophisticated enhancement of the SPM method, is particularly well suited for condition monitoring of…
Last modified on Friday, 28 January 2011 09:53
Effective immediately, BASF increases prices in Europe for resins and additives for the coatings, printing and packaging industries by 5 - 12 % as existing contracts allow. The price increase affects, but is not limited to, the following product ranges:…
Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO of UPM, has been selected as the RISI European CEO of the Year for the pulp and paper industry for 2011. European analysts and portfolio managers covering the forest products industry choose the European CEO…
Last modified on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 14:03
Sari Pajari (42) has been appointed SVP, Business Development and a member of the Corporate Management Team of M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group. Her main responsibilities are business development and Total Quality Management. Pajari starts in the new position…
Last modified on Monday, 24 January 2011 10:04
Epotal Eco contributes to the development of biodegradable packaging materials As producer of Epotal ® Eco, BASF shall forthwith be able to offer the first compostable water-based adhesive certified by the German Technical Inspection Agency TÜV. “Biologically degradable adhesives will…
Last modified on Friday, 21 January 2011 10:31
SCA has decided to implement three internal changes to the Corporate Senior Management Team. Christoph Michalski has been appointed new President of SCA Global Hygiene Category. Christoph Michalski currently holds the position of President of SCA Asia Pacific. Ulf Söderström…
Last modified on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 15:32
The Burgo Group plant in Treviso is the first Italian paper mill, and one of the first in Europe, to have achieved UNI EN 15593:2008 certification for "Management of hygiene in the production of packaging for foodstuffs". This certification, which…
Tuesday, 18 January 2011 01:40

W+D Direct Marketing Solutions thrusts ahead

The envelope inserting specialist W+D Direct Marketing Solutions GmbH is making a dynamic start to the new year. The company from Löhne, Germany, which has belonged to the Paper Division of the Köber Group since October 2010, is registering an…
The Print Media Academy in Heidelberg and in Kuala Lumpur together with Heidelberg Thailand will jointly be hosting the next Winter University 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 20 to March 24, 2011. The four-day intensive seminar at the Shangri-La…
Last modified on Monday, 17 January 2011 10:32
European Commission has authorised a Swedish grant of SEK 90 million to development of a LignoBoost demonstration plant at a Swedish pulp mill. LignoBoost will enable the mill to replace the fossil fuel in the lime kiln with lignin, reducing…
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 10:47

Norske Skog sells properties

Norske Skog has entered into an agreement concerning sale of Klosterøya to a consortium consisting of Conceptor Eiendomsutvikling AS and Bratsberg Gruppen AS, and has at the same time also finalised sale of a property at Nedre Ranheim. The total…