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Monday, 19 August 2019 10:03

ANDRITZ acquires KEMPULP

International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired the Swedish company KEMPULP, a specialist provider of process technologies for the chemical pulping industry. The company designs and markets technologies used in chemical pulping, including pulp washing, oxygen delignification and bleaching technologies. The…
Mondi fills recycled paper gap with extended NAUTILUS® range Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi has taken action to address the shortage of uncoated recycled fine paper in Europe. Mondi’s uncoated recycled fine paper brand NAUTILUS® has been extended…
On June 28, 2019, the BM 7, the most modern, most efficient and largest board machine in the world, was successfully commissioned at the BillerudKorsnäs production facility in Gruvön, Sweden. The Voith XcelLine board machine has been equipped with a…
The Slovak Hygienic Paper Group appointed Toscotec as turnkey supplier of a new tissue line at Paloma mill in Sladki Vrh, Slovenia. The delivery is scheduled for March 2020 and the start-up for June 2020. The turnkey supply includes one…
The Better with Less – Design Challenge arranged for the first time in 2017–2018 was an impressive success, with over 300 packaging designs submitted to the competition. This year’s Design Challenge is approaching, and the world-class jury of renowned packaging…
GRETE, the Green chemicals and technologies for the wood-to-textile value chain project, has been granted EUR 2.6 million by the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), which is partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. The project will…
The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging. Strong partnerships are required to bring about the…
German antitrust authorities have finalized their analysis and cleared the acquisition. Inapa will become the leading paper distribution group in Western Europe after the transaction, expected to be completed within 30 days. German antitrust authorities have completed the verification of…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Cartiere del Polesine to rebuild an existing OCC line including reject treatment at the mill in Adria, Italy. In addition to all main process components, ANDRITZ will also install two newly…
Metsä Board – part of the Metsä Group - has announced the start of a new WKL Common Stock Service to help streamline and enhance the order-delivery processes of white kraftliners in continental Europe. As part of the commitment to…
Stora Enso plans to consolidate the Finnish spruce (whitewood) production to Varkaus sawmill. The plan includes a permanent closure of Kitee sawmill and production increase to Varkaus. The objective is to improve profitability and competitiveness by creating a fully integrated…
Monday, 08 July 2019 12:11

SEK 8.8 million to research projects

The Södra Research Foundation has decided to grant an additional SEK 8.8 million to 12 research projects linked to forestry and the forest industry. The funding was awarded to projects including process development in the pulp industry, recycling textiles and…
Sappi and PerfectPattern signed a global strategic alliance in an effort to roll-out AI driven dynamic print planning and ganging technology to print businesses worldwide. The partnership aims to enable offset and digital printers the opportunity to make significant savings…
Utilizing more than 35 years of experience in laboratory and online fiber measurements, Valmet has launched a completely redesigned optics module. The ultra-high definition optics can measure more fibers with much higher resolution in order to expand application areas and…
Valmet introduces new control product called Valmet Stand-Alone Retention Control (Valmet RET) for retention and break-time headbox ash consistency management. It offers benefits for paper, board and tissue makers previously only available to the users of Valmet DNA process control…
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