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Forest certification systems in Finland, Italy, Luxembourg and the Slovak Republic meet its globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks and have been re-endorsed, PEFC International, the world’s largest forest certification organization, announced today. All systems successfully completed the comprehensive and thorough endorsement…
The Siemens Industry Solutions Division has developed a new software solution with an energy-saving control strategy for dryer sections. The Sipaper APC (Advanced Process Control) DrySec is designed to reduce steam consumption in papermaking by decreasing energy needs in the…
The 2010 Sappi African Printers of the Year gala event held in Sun City on 12 August 2010 was a celebration of print excellence where printers and their winning entries shared the spotlight.At the glittering event hosted by Master of…
The Institute for Printing Presses and Printing Methods (IDD) at Darmstadt University of Technology and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) are extending their joint research platform till 2012. The two partners have been working on the "functional printing" development project since…
"Onward and upward - even against the flow" are the words that drive the corporate philosophy of Druckerei Kern, a print shop based in Bexbach in Germany. "We have always invested in the latest presses in order to offer our…
Stora Enso has appointed Lars Häggström (42) as new Head of Group Human Resources and member of the Group Executive Team. He is currently Head of Group HR at Nordea Bank AB.                                                           Prior to his appointment at Nordea in 2008,…
Finland's June industrial output soared 14.5 percent compared with a year earlier, boosted by a nearly 31-percent gain in its forestry and paper sector, official data showed Tuesday.Compared to May, Finland's industrial output jumped 2.1 percent, according to figures from…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A to supply stock preparation components that will improve the quality of fine paper grades produced at the Kostrzyn mill, Poland; the pulp obtained is used to produce…
UPM and leading design bible Wallpaper* magazine have collaborated on an innovative project for the magazine's August issue. Hailed as its most ambitious issue to date, the magazine has been produced with no less than eight UPM paper grades with…
The unwillingness of consumers to pay price premiums for certified timber and timber products poses challenges for sustainable forest management, the Royal Dutch Association of Timber Trade Association (NTTA) has warned. In a recent statement, the NTTA reported that their…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, will start statutory negotiations at the Äänekoski paper mill on 9 August 2010. The statutory negotiations notice, released today, covers the Äänekoski paper mill personnel in total of about 250 people. The maximum personnel…
The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE announced the following changes in its organization and management team.In order to prepare for the integration of Cognis, BASF will establish a new division. Effective August 1, 2010, BASF’s Care Chemicals division…
Metso has signed an agreement with Otor Papeterie de Nantes for the replacement of the old QCS system in its mill of Nantes, France. The project will be completed before the end of this year. Metso’s delivery scope includes a…
Notice convening an extraordinary general meeting of Brødrene Hartmann A/S is to be held on Tuesday, 24 August 2010, at 9.00 am at the company's head office at Ørnegårdsvej 18, DK-2820 Gentofte. Agenda Proposal from the Board of Directors for…
Biomass now generates 32% of all energy in Sweden, causing increased competition for pulpwood, reports the Wood Resource QuarterlySweden is one of the countries in the world that has come the furthest on the road towards fossil fuel independence. Last…