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Pulp production grew 5.1% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year, totaling 6.32 million tons against 6.02 million in 2016. In the wood panels segment, exports are in the spotlight with a growth of…
Huycon Forming Belts Selected for New Reicofil 4 Pilot Line Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, was recently presented an award for Participating Partner during the open house for The Nonwovens…
The GapCon high end Tissue machine EconSOFT ERS, installed in Papelera Samseng (Argentina), with its standalone Extended Nip Module EconPRESS NExT, the unique design in the tissue field, is operating over 1.550 mpm from almost a month. The first performance…
Thursday, 01 June 2017 16:42

Augustine named 2017 Tappi Fellow

Peter R. Augustine, President of Fabio Perini North America was named a 2017 TAPPI Fellow. TAPPI, a leading association for the global pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries honored Augustine with the title in Minneapolis, Minn., during PaperCon. The…
Valmet has been trusted as supplier for the rebuild of Alas Dorada's PM4 in El Salvador. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage.…
Thursday, 01 June 2017 08:55

ANDRITZ to acquire Paperchine, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract for acquisition of Paperchine, Inc., owned by AstenJohnson Holdings Ltd., headquartered in Charleston, SC. Paperchine and its subsidiaries have approximately 180 employees in total and manufacturing facilities in the USA (Rockton, IL,…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain operations of U.S. Corrugated, a large independent manufacturer of corrugated products for packaging and displays. WestRock will acquire five corrugated converting facilities in…
Technological expertise will be on display as Fabio Perini Brazil demonstrates its complete solution capabilities for the South American tissue converting market when Tissue World convenes in Sao Paulo, Brazil from May 31 to June 2. Fabio Perini Brazil is…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from First Quality Tissue to supply a PrimeLineTAD tissue machine with complete stock preparation for its mill in Lock Haven, USA. Start-up is scheduled for 2019. The TAD (Through-Air-Drying) tissue machine has…
New folio sheeter now produces press ready stacks without pile turning Printed Specialties increases production with a new eCon folio sheeter from BW Papersystems. Printed Specialties produces printing and paperboard packaging for the retail, electronics, and food, health and beauty…
This new tissue embosser-laminator will offer customers flexibility and safety in a small footprint Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a division of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced that registration is now open for Let’s Roll 2017, a one-day show that will feature…
Pulp production recorded 3.0% growth in the first quarter of 2017, totaling 4.69 million tons against the 4.55 million tons recorded in the same period of last year. In the paper sector, the surplus continues with exports that reached a…
Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, today announced that the Company was recently awarded orders for machine clothing and rolls technology for Fibria’s new pulp machine at the Tres Lagoas mill…
Valmet's Advanced Process Control (APC) application, Valmet DNA FBB Combustion Manager, has improved combustion for the biomass boiler at WestRock's Covington mill in Virginia, USA. By optimizing combustion, the mill has been able to maximize and increase the main steam…
Neenah announces another edition to its popular Explore series. The new Explore 5 focuses on the hospitality industry, providing designers with practical, creative ideas to help differentiate their clients with digital print projects. To accompany the Explore 5 portfolio of…
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