Domtar Corporation has announced that it has extended the use of HP's patented ColorLok® Technology to all of its Domtar branded business papers to provide a higher quality printing experience compared to papers that do not have ColorLok Technology. This…
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 13:00

Howe Sound picks Metso for boiler conversion

Metso and Howe Sound Pulp & Paper have announced an agreement to retrofit the existing Babcock and Wilcox biomass power boiler at Howe Sound's integrated pulp and paper mill in Port Mellon, B.C. Metso will convert the existing hydrograte stoker…
PEFC International, the world's largest forest certification scheme, is calling on all stakeholders to nominate candidates for a working group dedicated to the revision of PEFC requirements for the sustainable management of tropical natural forests. Over the past two years,…
At the last Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) High Level Group meeting in Stockholm on 2 December 2010, Mr Magnus Hall, CEO of Holmen, stepped down as FTP High Level Group Chairman, a position he had held for more than…
International technology GroupANDRITZ has received an order from Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) to supply a three-loop deinking plant for the TNPL mill in Kagithapuram, India. This will be the first three-loop deinking plant to be commissioned in…
During Finforum 2010, a seminar about communication between listed companies and the market, Billerud received the award for "Best 2009 Report" in the MidCap Company class.   This competition has been held since 1966 with the purpose of developing and…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has agreed with the authorities responsible for the insolvency proceedings on the acquisition of AE&E Austria GmbH & Co KG. The ANDRITZ tender offer to A-TEC was approved on December 2, 2010 in the evening. ANDRITZ…
Stora Enso is investing EUR 30 million in its newsprint machine at Sachsen Mill in Germany. This project to improve paper quality is scheduled to be completed by the end of the second quarter of 2012.                                        “This investment will…
At Europe's biggest packaging fair, Salon Emballage in Paris, with its 1,300 exhibitors from 95 countries, FibreForm was voted one of the most sustainable and innovative packaging materials launched this year. Billerud received the `Coup de Coeur' award at the…
Metso will rebuild two board machines for M-real in Finland to increase capacity and improve quality: the cartonboard machine at the Simpele mill and the kraftliner machine at the Kemiart Liners mill in Kemi. The start-up of the rebuilt Simpele…
The results of the latest EMGE survey have confirmed Mondi’s outstanding mill performance, customer service and cut-size paper portfolio range. Mondi’s digital colour laser paper, Color Copy also maintained its leading position in brand performance with a No. 1 ranking…
Tuesday, 30 November 2010 07:33

Revised PEFC Standards Published

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), whose standards govern the certification of two-thirds of the total global certified forest area, has today published revised standards for sustainable forest management, chain of custody, standard setting, group certification, and…
For the first time, a significant production loss could be traced back to a digital printing technology that is not compatible with the existing paper recycling system. For a long time it had been suspected that small flakes resulting from…
Thursday, 25 November 2010 11:00

VAPA celebrates educational trophy

In the beginning of November the Dutch educational centre of the paper industry VAPA was invited present her recent project results during a big conference in Brussels celebrating the 15th anniversary of the life long learning program “Leonardo da Vinci…
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 09:30

Vacon signs supplier contract with KONE

The global AC drives manufacturer Vacon has signed a supplier contract with KONE Corporation. KONE is one of Vacon's global OEM customers. The value of the contract is estimated to be several million euros annually for the coming years. The…