Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, launches the world's most highly-concentrated, urea-free liquid optical brightening agent (OBA) for printing and writing papers. New disulphonated Leucophor® ACK contains no environmentally-harmful additives, decreases OBA requirements for papermakers, and lowers transport costs…
Paper is known for its ability to absorb liquids, making it ideal for products such as paper towels. But by modifying the underlying network of cellulose fibres, etching off surface "fluff" and applying a thin chemical coating, researchers have created…
The first and only ecological paper made using agro-industrial byproducts In a 3-minute video available on YouTube, Favini tells the CRUSH story, the revolutionary and unique product which is reusing process residues from agriculture to make beautiful and high performance…
NewPage Corporation (NewPage) has announced Anthem® Plus™, the all-new, all-American economy coated paper built to perform in virtually every print application. "Customers including merchants, printers and end users have been asking for a simplified economy sheet offering from NewPage with…
While manufacturing is a critical part of the U.S. economy, it’s struggled over the last several years—both financially and environmentally. Overall U.S. manufacturing employment has dropped by more than one-third since 2000. Meanwhile, U.S. industry—of which manufacturing is the largest…
Spraying Systems Co. has expanded its line of CU150A GunJet® low pressure spray guns. Now available in stainless steel in addition to brass and aluminum, the CU150A GunJet spray gun features an adjustable spray pattern making it suitable for use…
Changes to ISO 9001, the industry standard for Quality Management, will see a greater emphasis on how certification could be used to improve innovation globally across a wide range of business sectors. The news announced at the IRCA Forum signals…
About one year ago Metso announced a launch of a new line of Neles® globe control valves, targeted in the first phase to the Asia Pacific, Chinese and Indian petrochemical, refining and oil & gas industries. Global launch is to…
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…
Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials is bringing major sustainability and operational benefits to paper label production, with the launch of its successful thin PET23 liner across a range of popular prime, variable imprint, and wine & spirits paper facestocks.…
Delivers Superior Performance for Burger and Sandwich Wraps Twin Rivers Paper Company, a leader in lightweight specialty packaging, label and publishing papers, released an optimal packaging paper for dry and wet wax applications, Acadia Waxing. These uncoated, machine-finished papers offer…
A Family of Release Liner Papers for Wide Format Graphic and Signage Applications NewPage Corporation (NewPage), a leading supplier of specialty label and release liner papers for North American pressure sensitive markets, has announced the introduction of PointSil™ Densified Liner.…
Protecting products against forgery, product traceability, supply chain control and legal protection against fraudulent warranty claims: product security is becoming increasingly important in a globalised economy. Kelheim Fibres, experts in manufacturing viscose speciality fibres, offers an innovative solution: In cooperation…
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