In May, the EU BoostEff project concluded with a conference in Stockholm. Three years of work have now resulted in a toolbox of technology to be combined based on the industry’s development requirements, over and above the project’s primary goal…
Saturday, 15 June 2013 21:09

Cellulose, wood pulp, in processed foods

Cellulose is an organic compound found in almost any plant matter—and a large amount of processed and fast foods.  While indigestible by humans, it is added to foods for a variety of purposes. Considered the most abundant organic compound on…
An innovative new binder replacement concept, which has a big positive impact on coating costs, is showing very good results in numerous fine paper and board mills throughout Europe. Although the mills presently using Kemira’s new Fennobind concept have chosen…
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 14:38

Major advertising campaign Satino

“After 2 1/2 years, it is high time to reposition Satino as a brand.” Commercial director Henk Bremer will manage the start of a major media campaign focusing on all aspects of our Satino brand, which is due to continue…
Water is a natural resource which is constantly running short, getting a prospective permanent decline in its availability per capita due to demographic development on our planet. Nevertheless, to ensure a highest possible supply of drinking and process water, wastewater…
Print is dead! Says who? If you roll your eyes when you hear the word “paper,” you might want to check yourself, because Dominique Shurman, CEO of Papyrus may get the last laugh. In the age of all-digital everything, a…
Tuesday, 02 April 2013 12:08

Metso: Get inspired by tissue

Tissue paper can be attractive for many reasons depending on your needs and who you are. In an “emergency” situation you don’t even want to think about being without it. No way! An iPad may be good for many reasons…
Researchandmarkets.com has announced the addition of the "Global Specialty Cellulose Market: Trends & Opportunities (2012-2017)" report to their offering. (link below) The unique physical and chemical properties of specialty cellulose make it a catalyst to enhance the performance of product…
The Cascading Effects of Sustainability           With global climate change becoming more widely accepted, companies are becoming increasingly aware of their environmental impact. They understand that recycling programs, water and energy saving programs, and chemical reduction…
By 2050, rising population and demand, as well as an increase in use of wood for bioenergy, could triple the amount of wood society takes from forests and plantations per year, according to the latest instalment of WWF’s Living Forests…
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:00

Global consumers demand smarter packaging

Global consumers are guided by product packaging in their buying behaviour, not least in India. We reject products in plastic packaging and feel guilty when we throw away plastic water bottles. We worry about the amount of packaging consumed by…
Companies like Montes Del Plata and Forestal Oriental replaced the plastic pots by degradable paper Ellepot The production of young plants in South America has won a great ally: the Ellepot. The technology consolidated in Europe consists in production of…
TENCEL® has turned 20. The first large production facility for lyocell fibers was put into operation in Mobile/Alabama (USA) in 1992. Today the Lenzing Group manufactures TENCEL® fibers at three sites located in Austria, Great Britain and the USA. Lenzing…
The combination of Billerud and Korsnäs was completed today 29th Nov 2012. The new company BillerudKorsnäs will be a leading player in primary fibre-based packaging material and solutions. In connection with the combination, the Board of Directors of BillerudKorsnäs has…
BTG Instruments officially opened a Service Center in Hyderabad's Begumpet on November 21, 2012 to fully support customers in the growing Indian paper industry. The opening ceremony was conducted according to Indian tradition with a puja ritual for deity Ganesh…
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