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 13:00

Lenzing Fibers Sold in Ja! Natürlich Products

Innovation with Lenzing fibers: vegetable nets of 100% natural origin for Ja! Natürlich – the organic brand of REWE International AG Recently Lenzing fibers made of the renewable raw material wood also began to be used in the retail food…
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…
Mondi professional printing papers will be on display at stand I18 and used for print applications by various original equipment manufacturers (OEM). Mondi has sponsored Impika, CANON OCÉ, Hunkeler, HP, Kodak and KBA with digital printing papers for print demonstrations…
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…
In wetlaid nonwovens or paper applications, good bonding properties of the fibres bring advantages for the strength of the web. Due to their large surface area and their high flexibility, fibres with flat cross-sections display very good bonding properties -…
FiberMark, (www.fibermark.com), a global leader in manufacturing innovative, fiber-based specialty covering materials for world-leading brands, has announced the winners of its industry-renowned annual “Specifier Awards” competition. The FiberMark Specifier Awards program was inaugurated in 1992 to celebrate the best of…
AFT Finebar®, part of the global Aikawa Group, has developed the MiniSegment™ refiner plate – the latest advancement in diffusion bonded refiner plate technology. The MiniSegment allows mills to replace only the working surface of the refiner plate, reducing the…
Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, has completed its range of Silco(TM) Flat release papers for Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) graphics, with the addition of newly developed products for the most demanding graphics applications and for plotter cut…
Ilim Group held a meeting with representatives of Russia's largest printing offices and distributors of print media and paper products in order to familiarize them with the progress on construction of the first coated freesheet paper production in Russia. The…
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…
In 2011, ACE members Tetra Pak, Elopak and SIG Combibloc purchased 85% of their wood fibre from either FSC certified or FSC Controlled Wood sources. This marks an important increase from 2010, where ACE carton manufacturers sourced only 78% from…
Twin Rivers Paper Company, a leader in lightweightspecialty packaging, label and publishing papers, expands its portfolio with a fluorochemical-free, oil and grease-resistant paper. Used in food service and quick serve restaurant (QSR) packaging,Acadia® EcoBarrier offers the same functionality and performance benefits of the Acadia…
Thursday, 29 November 2012 17:30

The New INVO® Coater from UMV

One of the latest UMV inventions is the INVO® Coater. Customers often have very limited space for rebuild and upgrades of existing coating units. Capital Expenditure constraints are also a common part of the reality for the lion part of…
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…
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