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Metso and Myllykoski’s MD Plattling mill have signed a frame agreement for the maintenance operations at MD Plattling paper mill in Plattling, Germany. The multi-year agreement will become effective as of January 1, 2011.According to the frame agreement, MD Plattling…
Thursday, 15 July 2010 09:00

New president of PTS

At their meeting on 8 July 2010, the members of the board of trustees of Papiertechnische Stiftung decided unanimously to appoint Mr Dr. Frank Miletzky as the new president of PTS.Mr Miletzky worked as scientific assistant at the institute for…
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 15:00

Heidelberg News Strikes Gold

Heidelberg customer magazine scoops top award at the Best Of Corporate Publishing Awards 2010For the first time, the customer magazine of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) - "Heidelberg News" (HN) - has been awarded gold in the "BCP - Best of…
Stora Enso will permanently close down newsprint and directory paper production at Varkaus in Finland by the end of the third quarter of 2010. The reasons for the planned capacity closure announced on 22 April 2010 have not changed: the…
Last modified on Wednesday, 14 July 2010 10:20
The Board of DS Smith has announced that it has submitted a binding offer for the proposed acquisition of Otor, a leading corrugated packaging company in France (the "Proposed Acquisition").The Otor Group consists of Otor S.A., the shares of which…
Last modified on Wednesday, 14 July 2010 10:14
Van Houtum is the first company in the Netherlands to have passed the certification process for the NEN-EN 16001 energy standard. This confirms once again that our energy management system complies with the strictest European standards and that we systematically…
Last modified on Wednesday, 14 July 2010 10:01
Around 2,000 visitors came to the Open House held by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Vertrieb Deutschland GmbH (HDD) under the slogan "HEI Lights 2010". The event took place at the Dusseldorf site between June 10 and 12, 2010. The Open House showcased…
Stora Enso has finalised the divestment of its integrated mills at Kotka in Finland and its laminating paper operations in Malaysia to private equity firm OpenGate Capital as announced on 22 April 2010. The total consideration including earn-out is up…
Metso will supply advanced quality control solutions (AQC) to Norske Skog Albury to reduce TMP quality variability and energy usage. The Norske Skog Albury mill produces185,000 tons per year of bleached softwood TMP and has an annual paper production capacity…
Metso has signed an agreement with Tampereen Energiantuotanto Oy for the renewal of the automation, field devices and electrification at the Lielahti power plant in Tampere, Finland. The original installations dating back to 1988 when the plant went on stream…
Metso Corporation´s Annual General Meeting authorized the Board of Directors on March 30, 2010 to decide on a donation of a maximum of EUR 2.5 million to universities.On the basis of the decision made by the Annual General Meeting, Metso…
The Board of Directors of Brødrene Hartmann A/S has resolved to propose to the shareholders that the Board of Directors be supplemented with Agnete Raaschou-Nielsen as a new member of the Board. The Board of Directors intends to convene an…
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 14:00

SCA divests Asian packaging operation

SCA has signed an agreement to sell its Asian packaging operation and puts focus on hygiene growth in Asia.The buyer is International Paper and the purchase consideration amounts to USD 200m. In 2009, the Asian operation reported sales of approximately…
Tuesday, 06 July 2010 10:00

New test method reduces waste

CCT10 is a new test method developed by Billerud in order to measure true paper performance of corrugated board. This is a further step towards the company's vision of setting the global packaging standard. Billerud has taken the standardised method…
European Commission’s DG AGRI, Forest Europe and UNECE-FAO (UN bodies) jointly released a very timely publication giving guidance on how to increase wood supply in Europe. CEPI, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, welcomes this publication and encourages all stakeholders…
Last modified on Monday, 05 July 2010 10:15