Pulp-Paperworld.com / European News
Rondo Ganahl, the Austrian manufacturer of premium corrugated cardboard, recently invested in a new quality control system for the PM 2 in Frastanz. Among other adaptations, the existing measuring system was replaced by a new Voith LSC scanner with moisture,…
Stora Enso is continuing to implement its Wood Products Business Area’s strategy to improve profitability by constructing a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Zdírec Sawmill in the Czech Republic. The EUR 21 million investment will optimise energy…
Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is launching new versatile products for narrow-web printing at this year's Labelexpo Europe exhibition in Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1. Technical sales and applications experts from Ashland…
VIDA PAPER , Lessebo mill, Sweden, will commence production of dissolving pulp. Due to the need for improved pulp cleaning, the mill has chosen Noss AB, Sweden as supplier for cleaning equipment. The mill has decided to install a RADICLONE…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired Iggesund Tools International AB, headquartered in Iggesund, Sweden, including its subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, and other countries. The acquired companies have approximately 160 employees and generate annual sales of about 25 MEUR. It…
Monday, 18 July 2011 13:00

Torraspapel Backs PRINT POWER Campaign

The efficiency and sustainability of print media are the pillars of this Europe-wide campaign. PRINT POWER is a pan-European project which, backed by companies representing the entire print value chain, seeks to strengthen the position of print media within the…
Monday, 18 July 2011 12:00

Avilon shuts down temporarily

Avilon Ltd, part of Neo Industrial's Viscose Fibers business, is temporarily shutting down production in its Valkeakoski-based factory. The shutdown is due to viscose fiber's globally poor market situation. Viscose fiber market's weakening that started late spring is not only…
Holmen Paper has appointed Kenneth Ohlsson as the new manager of Hallsta Paper Mill. Kenneth Ohlsson, 49, currently production manager at Stora Enso's Hylte Paper Mill, succeeds Hannele Arvonen, who will leave Hallsta at the end of August to take…
Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), recently began construction on a new nonionic synthetic thickener manufacturing facility in Alizay, France. The new manufacturing facility is scheduled for completion and start-up in late spring of 2012…
Thurpapier Model AG in Weinfelden, Switzerland, has been using the thermally-coated wire guide roll CeraGuide B by Voith Paper for more than a year in the forming section of PM 2 with very positive results. The fabric wear has been…
Twenty-two kids from grades 7 and 8 of the Lambertus primary school in Swalmen recently visited us to find out more about our environmentally friendly production processes. Their visit was part of the so-called Environmental Meetings Programme (EMP) in which…
Spain is going through a period of uncertainty and experiencing extremely high levels of unemployment, in particular among young people. The economic crisis is impacting many people. Rob Didden, export sales manager: “Nevertheless, our Spanish distributor, EurodelHarpas, has successfully worked…
The Vienna-based multinational paper trading company ROXCEL Group has today signed an agreement to purchase the paper manufacturer Brigl & Bergmeister and Vevce from the Prinzhorn Group, taking over complete ownership. Brigl & Bergmeister runs two production facilities in Niklasdorf/Austria…
The paper manufacturer Cartiere del Polesine commissioned Voith Paper Automation with the delivery of a new quality control system (QCS) for the BM 4 at the Cavanella Po plant in Italy. The OnQ Profilmatic basis weight CD profile control with…
Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper UK invites key sustainability managers to the Green Event, which will cover a variety of topics including green procurement, current climate issues, and active environmental projects. Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper UK is holding the Green Event…