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Monday, 06 December 2010 16:00

Södra Timber to invest in Unnefors sawmill

The Board of Directors at Södra Timber has approved an investment in an automatic sorting facility at the company's sawmill in Unnefors, outside Jönköping, Sweden. This sawmill produces 110,000 cubic metres of pine annually. The investment amounts to approximately SEK…
FSC Denmark announced the winner of the FSC Design Award 2010 at an event in Aarhus, Denmark on 24 November 2010. Architectural student Mette Schelde of the School of Architecture in Aarhus, Denmark was awarded the prize for combining functionality…
Ahlstrom Corporation, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, has today signed an agreement to exit its Sealing & Shielding business unit through the sale of Ahlstrom Altenkirchen GmbH in Germany. The acquirer is Interface Solutions, a portfolio company…
Pöyry signed a cooperation agreement with Aalto University on 1 December 2010 which will support the university's research, development and education efforts. As part of the agreement and in accordance with the decision made at the 2010 Annual General Meeting,…
UPM has partnered with Monocle – a leading business and cultural affairs magazine – to produce the Monocle Finland Survey. Printed on three UPM grades, the Monocle Finland Survey covers all aspects of Finnish culture, economy and design. It is…
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group will deliver a Collaborative Production Management (CPM) system to Kotkamills Oy, Finland. Kotkamills Oy manufactures matt coated printing paper and laminating papers as well as sawn products. The system supports company’s Kotka…
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has secured a contract to deliver the paper machine and winder sectional drive systems for  Saica Containerboard’s new PM11 paper production line. The new mill is located in Manchester, England. The Comprehensive…
Pöyry has concluded the statutory employee negotiations announced on 14 October at its largest legal unit in Finland, Pöyry Finland Oy. The negotiations are ongoing in some of the legal units that are covered by the negotiations. Regarding the Finnish…
Video presentation on the european paper industry the Bio-value Champion
Thursday, 25 November 2010 12:00

New site agreement for Ludwigshafen site

BASF SE management and employee representatives today signed a new site agreement for the company’s Ludwigshafen site. The agreement, titled “Safeguarding the future through flexibility and operational partnership,” applies to the approximately 33,000 BASF SE employees at the site for…
UPM will respond to the growing demand for label papers by increasing the label paper production capacity at its Tervasaari mill in Valkeakoski, Finland. The rebuild of the Tervasaari paper machine 8 will increase the capacity by almost 30,000 tonnes…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 13:30

Mondi wins three of the 2010 PPI Awards

Mondi wins at the 2010 PPI Awards gala on November 16, 2010 in Brussels, Belgium. Vienna, November 19, 2010– Mondi, the global paper and packaging company accepted 3 awards at the 2010 PPI awards in categories for company, mill, and…
Metso has signed an agreement with UPM Kymmene for the replacement of the ageing Quality Control System in Papeteries de Docelles (France). Start-up of the project is planned at the end of August 2011. The value of the replacement project…
Independent tests carried out recently on behalf of M-real Consumer Packaging have confirmed that lighter weight primary fibre based kraftliners provide better corrugated box compression strength than heavier weight white lined chipboard (WLC) or testliners containing recycled fibres.  Both cost…
Marco Mensink, CEPI Energy and Environment Director, explains Climate Change in the European paper industry as well as water balance.