PulPaper 7–9 June 2022

Breaking News in Pulp & Paper / Energy

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
Prev Next

The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

To broaden its offering for tissue machines, Valmet launches a new polyurethane roll cover, Valmet Press Roll Cover PL. The roll cover’s wear-resistant material and adaptive structure are developed to cope with the harsh operating conditions in tissu...

20-05-2022 Hits:55 European News

Solenis Recognizes Contact Energy as Winner of a 2021 Sustainability Award for Project That Significantly Offset Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Solenis Recognizes Contact Energy as Winner of a 2021 Sustainability Award for Project That Significantly Offset Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Solenis LLC, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, is proud to announce that Contact Energy Limited is a winner of a 2021 Solenis Sustainability Award. Contact Energy’s Wairakei geothermal power plant in Taupō, New Zealand, has received r...

18-05-2022 Hits:131 North American News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Specialty paper manufacturer Cartiere di Guarcino selected Toscotec for the rebuild of PM2 at its Guarcino paper mill near Frosinone in Italy. The project is scheduled for December 2022. The rebuild consists of the modification of the paper machine’...

18-05-2022 Hits:63 European News

A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee (has voted today on a series of key pieces of the ‘Fit for 55’ package, which was proposed last year by the European Commission. The legislative package aims to cut the EU’s CO2 emissions by 55 percent until 2...

18-05-2022 Hits:72 European News

AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

A cardboard mill customer suffered from regular pump breakdowns in the fiber line effluent sump. Sulzer replaced the two existing submersible pumps by one non-clogging AHLSTAR NPP42-150 pump equipped with a Sulzer Ejector. After more than two years i...

17-05-2022 Hits:129 European News

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

A key trend that emerges from a study commissioned by UPM Specialty Papers is that while recycling, reuse and composting of packaging will all increase significantly, a fifth of all food packaging could still find its way to landfill and incineration...

17-05-2022 Hits:157 European News

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has announced that its bursary and research programme is now open for applications for the 2023/2024 intake. The programme, which offers R320 000 per student over two years, provides a limit...

17-05-2022 Hits:66 Press Releases

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

The demand for fibre-based packaging is growing rapidly. To answer to this demand Walki has invested in a state-of-the-art printing machine in Pietarsaari, that provides high-quality prints for fibre-based packaging solutions. Walki has made a sign...

17-05-2022 Hits:88 European News

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer has to temporarily suspend the activities of its two legal entities in Poland due to sanctions levied by the Polish government. The Polish sanctions apply to Sulzer’s minority shareholder, Viktor Vekselberg, and have been expanded over Sulzer’...

17-05-2022 Hits:89 European News

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso has divested its three corrugated packaging plants in Russia. The Company’s Lukhovitsy, Arzamas and Balabanovo packaging plants have been divested to local management. Stora Enso’s assessment is that due to the uncertainties in the Russia...

17-05-2022 Hits:68 European News

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

Unique cartridge design provides high reliability, small footprint, and easy serviceability NETZSCH Pumps North America, LLC, experts in solutions designed specifically for complex fluid handling pumping applications, announces the new NETZSCH NOTOS...

17-05-2022 Hits:65 European News

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB has updated its KPM KC7 Microwave Consistency Transmitter portfolio with a larger flow-through sensor to fit process pipes with a diameter of up to 16”, giving more customers the choice to measure the total consistency of mixed pulps with a flow-...

13-05-2022 Hits:92 European News

A new set of events - The whole week full of programme

A new set of events - The whole week full of programme

PulPaper 7-9 June consists of an exhibition, a conference, company visits and networking events. The week starts with excursions on Monday 6 June. The program consists of the PulPaper Conference, the new Green Economy Business Summit and a wide rang...

13-05-2022 Hits:87 Exhibitions

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec has successfully renewed its ISO 14001 certification and Eco-Management and Audit Scheme registration for environmental protection and is on track to obtain the ISO 45001 certification validating a significant improvement in occupationa...

12-05-2022 Hits:77 European News

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Maglaj, Bosnia-Herzegovina, has ordered a press technology upgrade from Valmet. The delivery includes two refurbished Twin Roll Presses and additional equipment and services to secure the trouble-free operation of ...

10-05-2022 Hits:95 European News

Solenis Recognized as a US Best Managed Company

Solenis Recognized as a US Best Managed Company

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals used in water-intensive industries, is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2022 US Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recogniz...

10-05-2022 Hits:114 North American News

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

As asset reliability collaborators within the industrial segment, SKF and AWS are taking scalability of condition monitoring and data analysis to a new level as well as collaborating on the next generation of SKF’s condition monitoring technologies. ...

10-05-2022 Hits:98 European News

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

The impact evaluation of a fire that broke out on Saturday May 7 at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, is ongoing. The fire, which started at a workshop during a roll test and caused minor injuries to one employee, was fully extin...

10-05-2022 Hits:97 European News

Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

A fire broke out at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, today around 10:40 a.m. EEST. Due to the fire, evacuation of employees was carried out. The fire caused minor injuries to one employee, who received treatment in hospital, but has ...

08-05-2022 Hits:98 European News

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Thanks to an innovative approach, technologies developed by the Körber Group as well as by highly qualified external partners are integrated into a single solution embracing the entire value chain. With its proven experience in the Tissue sector and...

06-05-2022 Hits:88 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products by 8% from 15 May

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products by 8% from 15 May

Due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation Sappi Europe will be forced to increase its prices to its European customers by 8% from 15 May. This is in addition to previously communicated increases. S...

06-05-2022 Hits:93 Financial News

ZELLCHEMING Conference - Cellulose-Based Materials: The program is set

ZELLCHEMING Conference - Cellulose-Based Materials: The program is set

The growing importance of a bioeconomy strategy based on renewable raw materials is clearly reflected in the program of the ZELLCHEMING Conference - Cellulose-Based Materials. The great potential of cellulose, the main component of plant cell walls...

06-05-2022 Hits:101 Exhibitions

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group has been selected as the most startup-friendly company in Finland in 2021. The award is presented by the entrepreneurial and startup community Tribe Tampere. "Metsä Group has actively developed its cooperation with the startup field, mos...

06-05-2022 Hits:105 European News

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

As governments around the world turn to the benefits of sustainable forest management and forest products to support climate action and post-pandemic economic recovery, a new agreement struck today at the World Forestry Congress in Seoul will help ad...

06-05-2022 Hits:96 European News

A.Celli reaches the milestone of 100 paper rewinders sold in the Chinese market

A.Celli reaches the milestone of 100 paper rewinders sold in the Chinese market

This commercial success was achieved thanks to the third E-WIND® P100 ordered by Maanshan Huawang New Materials Technology in three years. A.Celli is pleased to announce the achievement of an important commercial milestone: the sale of 100 paper rew...

06-05-2022 Hits:97 Asian News

Valmet to supply a Valmet IQ Warp control system to Dunapack Packaging Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Valmet to supply a Valmet IQ Warp control system to Dunapack Packaging Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Warp Control System for corrugator to Dunapack Packaging's Plovdiv plant in Bulgaria. The target of the investment is to decrease warp waste and improve the total productivity of the plant. The order was incl...

06-05-2022 Hits:96 European News

19 May 2022: Tissue Innovation Day - Körber Business Area Tissue invites customers and partners to discover a preview of the Körber ecosystem

19 May 2022: Tissue Innovation Day - Körber Business Area Tissue invites customers and partners to discover a preview of the Körber ecosystem

Two dedicated sessions where customers will be able to preview the innovations that Körber Business Area Tissue will present at the next iT's Tissue In anticipation of iT's Tissue 2022 Körber Business Area Tissue is organizing a special edition of ...

06-05-2022 Hits:266 European News

Konvertia Germany restructures dispatch logistics and IT system with nearshore experts WM-data

Konvertia Germany restructures dispatch logistics and IT system with nearshore experts WM-data

At the beginning of 2022, the entire shipping logistics of Konvertia Germany GmbH (formerly known as Pyroll Germany GmbH) were converted in a record time of two months. The challenge was that, for operational reasons, the dispatch logistics had to b...

05-05-2022 Hits:124 European News

Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwashing Campaign Momentum Continues as More Companies Remove Anti-paper Environmental Claims

Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwashing Campaign Momentum Continues as More Companies Remove Anti-paper Environmental Claims

As banks, utilities, telecom companies and government agencies face mounting economic uncertainties, many of these services providers are looking to cut costs by encouraging their customers to switch from paper to digital communications. But all too ...

05-05-2022 Hits:102 North American News

Valmet’s renewed condition monitoring solution improves maintenance efficiency and uptime

Valmet’s renewed condition monitoring solution improves maintenance efficiency and uptime

Valmet introduces a renewed Valmet DNA Online Condition Monitoring solution, which provides automated anomaly detection technology and connection to both wired and wireless vibration sensors. The solution enables the use of optimal measurements and a...

04-05-2022 Hits:113 European News

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation (PRO) for the South African paper and paper packaging sector, has appointed Edith Leeuta as chief executive officer effective 1 May 2022. “The Fibre Circle Board is delighted to welcome Edith to...

04-05-2022 Hits:106 Press Releases

Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill in the UK including OCC, stock preparation and container board lines

Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill in the UK including OCC, stock preparation and container board lines

Valmet will supply Old Corrugated Containers (OCC), stock preparation and container board lines with a large scope of automation systems, Industrial Internet solutions and services to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill Limited in the United Kingdom. The new c...

04-05-2022 Hits:377 European News

Solenis Names International Paper a 2021 Sustainability Award Winner for a Water-Saving Project at Its Pine Hill Mill

Solenis Names International Paper a 2021 Sustainability Award Winner for a Water-Saving Project at Its Pine Hill Mill

Solenis LLC, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, is pleased to recognize International Paper’s Pine Hill, Ala., Containerboard Mill as a winner of the 2021 Solenis Sustainability Award. The installation of an ultrasonic bed depth monito...

03-05-2022 Hits:119 North American News

ABB selected by DS Smith to upgrade automation system for second largest recovered fiber-based paper operation in Europe

ABB selected by DS Smith to upgrade automation system for second largest recovered fiber-based paper operation in Europe

ABB has been awarded a new contract by long-term customer, sustainable packaging company DS Smith, to fulfil a vision of highly automated, connected, and secure operations at their Kemsley Mill in the UK. Leading sustainable packaging company DS S...

03-05-2022 Hits:148 European News

Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Modular, flexible, intuitive: Körber Business Area Tissue offers its customers a wide range of packaging solutions to meet every need, we well as an innovative product specifically for the North American market Understanding the demands of the marke...

03-05-2022 Hits:134 North American News

Buckman and energy drive partner on sustainability efforts

Buckman and energy drive partner on sustainability efforts

In 2012, Buckman, a US-headquartered specialty chemical company, partnered with Energy Drive with a goal of reducing electricity usage and water consumption at Buckman’s Hammarsdale, South Africa facility. Energy Drive is a company that forges partne...

03-05-2022 Hits:114 North American News

Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet will supply a mill wide Valmet DNA Automation System with the new Valmet DNA User Interface and consistency measurements package to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India. The target of the investment is to ensure a smooth start-up, to optimize the...

02-05-2022 Hits:119 Asian News

Simplifying through objective sustainability reviews

Simplifying through objective sustainability reviews

Many companies are now flooded with questions and surveys from their customers and suppliers about sustainability. When Holmen Iggesund discovered EcoVadis, they saw an opportunity to simplify reviews and increase transparency around sustainability. ...

28-04-2022 Hits:115 European News

ANDRITZ to upgrade wet section of special paper machines at Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands

ANDRITZ to upgrade wet section of special paper machines at Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands, to upgrade the wet sections of its PM1 and PM3 special paper machines. The start-ups are scheduled for 2022. The aim of the investment is to im...

26-04-2022 Hits:133 European News

The key pulp mill technology and automation delivered by Valmet successfully in operation at the new LD Celulose pulp mill in Brazil

The key pulp mill technology and automation delivered by Valmet successfully in operation at the new LD Celulose pulp mill in Brazil

LD Celulose S.A, a joint venture between the Austrian company Lenzing and the Brazilian company Dexco, invested about USD 1.3 bn in a 500,000 tonne/year dissolving wood pulp mill in the Triângulo Mineiro region in Brazil. Valmet delivered the key pro...

25-04-2022 Hits:256 South American News

ABB expands KPM portfolio to include long-distance, single calibration break detection for all grades and colors

ABB expands KPM portfolio to include long-distance, single calibration break detection for all grades and colors

ABB is launching their new KPM KB2 Ranger Model, a sheet break detection device that is invulnerable to paper jams, color and grade changes for the highest uptime with the lowest required maintenance. ABB’s new KB2 Ranger Model delivers unique, lo...

25-04-2022 Hits:128 European News

Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia. The Company’s Nebolchi and Impilahti sawmills will be divested to local management. In addition, the divestment includes Stora Enso’s Russian forest operation which throug...

25-04-2022 Hits:135 European News

PFNonwovens chose A.Celli technology for its new investment in North America

PFNonwovens chose A.Celli technology for its new investment in North America

PFNonwovens has commissioned a new nonwovens specialty line at its center of excellence in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. This line includes multiple A.Celli nonwovens equipment components. The production line, developed with Reicofil R5 technology, is equ...

22-04-2022 Hits:134 North American News

EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

It’s fair to assume that most people, when considering ways to fight climate change, don’t immediately think of forestry. But there is a unique climate case for sustainable wood – it is the only material that can naturally and significantly decarboni...

21-04-2022 Hits:146 Energy News

Greycon Provide Significant Performance Improvements and Productivity Gains For a Leading Paper Manufacturer

Greycon Provide Significant Performance Improvements and Productivity Gains For a Leading Paper Manufacturer

Incorporated in 1996, Bahl Paper Mills has emerged as one of the leading manufacturers of industrial packing papers, producing an extensive range of environmentally friendly graded paper. All the firm’s products are manufactured from 100% recycled wa...

21-04-2022 Hits:152 Asian News

Valmet to deliver a wash press to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill in Japan

Valmet to deliver a wash press to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill in Japan

Valmet will deliver a TwinRoll™ Evolution wash press and a screw conveyor to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill. The start-up is scheduled for end of May 2023. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2022. The...

19-04-2022 Hits:143 Asian News

Valmet to supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico

Valmet to supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico

Valmet will supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico. In the project, the board machine 1 (BM 1) will be upgraded to improve strength properties and add new coated white-top testliner grades (WTL) to the machine’s pro...

19-04-2022 Hits:148 South American News

The use of bamboo to reduce the cost of raw materials in paper production: a Case Study

The use of bamboo to reduce the cost of raw materials in paper production: a Case Study

How to handle the risk factor linked to the unstable cost of traditional raw materials by using alternative fibers capable of guaranteeing the same results in terms of quality. At the dawn of paper production and before the invention of the mechan...

14-04-2022 Hits:149 European News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartonificio Sandreschi in Italy.

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartonificio Sandreschi in Italy.

Toscotec will rebuild the forming and press sections of PM1 at Cartonificio Sandreschi’s paper mill in Villa Basilica, Italy. Cartonificio Sandreschi had previously installed on PM1 several custom-made TT SteelDryers of 2,000 mm diameter to repl...

13-04-2022 Hits:147 European News

Innovative testing solutions on site at Paper & Biorefinery Conference 2022 help reduce paper and resource waste

Innovative testing solutions on site at Paper & Biorefinery Conference 2022 help reduce paper and resource waste

emtec Electronic GmbH will present a wide product range of specialized measuring and testing instruments for the pulp, paper, and board industries at the Paper & Biorefinery Conference from May 18-19, 2022 in Graz, Austria. After a  two-yea...

12-04-2022 Hits:288 European News

James Cropper board member is named as policy group chair for the confederation of British Industry

James Cropper board member is named as policy group chair for the confederation of British Industry

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has announced that Isabelle Maddock, who sits on the company board, has been appointed as a Standing Committee Chair for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). The CBI sp...

11-04-2022 Hits:203 European News

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume, the sustainability solutions company creating economically viable substitutes for single-use plastics, have just announced it is furthering its partnership with Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals. Together, the companies ...

11-04-2022 Hits:247 North American News

WestRock to Close Panama City, Florida, Paper Mill

WestRock to Close Panama City, Florida, Paper Mill

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) has just announced it will permanently cease operations at its mill in Panama City, Florida, by June 6, 2022. The mill produces containerboard, primarily heavyweight kraft, and fluff pulp, with a combined annual capacity...

11-04-2022 Hits:182 North American News

ABB launches fastest paper machine moisture sensor on the market, taking 5,000 measurements per second

ABB launches fastest paper machine moisture sensor on the market, taking 5,000 measurements per second

ABB has released its High-Performance Infrared-Reflection (HPIR-R) moisture sensor, which provides the fastest, most precise moisture monitoring available on the market today. Taking up to 5,000 measurements per second, the sensor delivers precise, h...

11-04-2022 Hits:147 European News

Emerson Presents Software and Solutions To Help Manufacturers Achieve Sustainability and Business Performance Goals

Emerson Presents Software and Solutions To Help Manufacturers Achieve Sustainability and Business Performance Goals

European events outline how advanced automation software drives digital transformation of operations Emerson is hosting a series of Innovation Days to provide process industry and manufacturing companies with valuable insights into how advanced auto...

11-04-2022 Hits:278 European News

Valmet extends fiber image analysis to automatic pulp quality prediction

Valmet extends fiber image analysis to automatic pulp quality prediction

Valmet has launched a new additional option for both new and existing users of the Valmet Fiber Image Analyzer. The new option, called Option C, makes it easier for pulp and paper mills to unlock the true potential value of their raw material by calc...

07-04-2022 Hits:197 European News

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

Viipurilainen Kotileipomo is a nearly 100-year-old company that produces pastries and artisan breads from local ingredients using traditional methods. When the bakery was looking for a new solution for its cake packaging, its key criteria were to red...

07-04-2022 Hits:202 European News

Special paper testing machinery from emtec Electronic helps achieve higher quality paper and tissue products

Special paper testing machinery from emtec Electronic helps achieve higher quality paper and tissue products

At the Paperex India convention at the Indian Expo Center in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR from May 10 – 13 2022, emtec Electronic will present specific testing and measuring devices that help manufacturers avoid common issues in paper manufacturing and c...

07-04-2022 Hits:329 European News

Toscotec to install TT SteelDryers in North America.

Toscotec to install TT SteelDryers in North America.

Toscotec will supply several TT SteelDryer cylinders for two paper machines at the facilities of two confidential manufacturers in North America. The projects are slated for completion in 2022. By replacing the mills’ existing cast iron cans, t...

07-04-2022 Hits:213 North American News

Valmet to supply a fiberline modernization to CENIBRA's pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet to supply a fiberline modernization to CENIBRA's pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet has been selected as supplier for the modernization of the fiberline no. 1 plant to CENIBRA's pulp mill in Belo Oriente in Brazil. The fiberline will be prepared for a capacity increase of 100,000 tonnes of pulp per year. The start-up is sched...

07-04-2022 Hits:230 South American News

Ashdown Mill A62 Paper Machine Resumes Full Operation

Ashdown Mill A62 Paper Machine Resumes Full Operation

The A62 paper machine at our Ashdown Mill is once again fully operational thanks to excellent planning and foresight by our commercial paper team, along with outstanding dedication and agility from our manufacturing production team. The strategic in...

07-04-2022 Hits:200 North American News

The latest Innovations and Technology of Tissue paper converting industries at AMACO GROUP Open House Lebanon

The latest Innovations and Technology of Tissue paper converting industries at AMACO GROUP Open House Lebanon

On the occasion of its expansion, and to keep pace with the developments of modern technology in the field of Tissue Paper Converting machines, Amaco Group organized an Open House in its headquarters in Sidon, South Lebanon, announcing its latest inn...

07-04-2022 Hits:244 Asian News

BillerudKorsnäs completes acquisition of Verso

BillerudKorsnäs completes acquisition of Verso

BillerudKorsnäs announces the completion of its acquisition of Verso for a purchase price of approximately USD 825 million in cash. Verso is a leading producer of coated paper in North America, with 2021 net sales of USD 1 278 million and adjusted EB...

07-04-2022 Hits:210 European News

Solenis Is Creating New Packaging Centers of Excellence To Serve Global Consumer Paper Packaging Market

Solenis Is Creating New Packaging Centers of Excellence To Serve Global Consumer Paper Packaging Market

New facility in Germany, along with new virtual collaboration portal, reinforces company’s commitment to helping customers develop sustainable packaging Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, is developing two new international ...

07-04-2022 Hits:228 North American News

Commission Proposal for a Regulation on ecodesign includes important principles of sustainability

Commission Proposal for a Regulation on ecodesign includes important principles of sustainability

The European Commission presented its proposal for a Regulation on ecodesing for sustainable products. The Regulation provides an overarching framework to ensure sustainability considerations are properly accounted for, before a product is placed on ...

07-04-2022 Hits:562 European News

It’s True: Paper Products Are Not a Major Contributor to Climate Change. Here’s Why…

It’s True: Paper Products Are Not a Major Contributor to Climate Change. Here’s Why…

If you’ve been following Two Sides or other authoritative sources, you know that the paper products you use do not contribute in any major way to climate change. Why? Because most of the energy used to manufacture them is generated using renewable, c...

07-04-2022 Hits:161 North American News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree paper grades

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree paper grades

Sappi Europe continues to face increasing costs to its Graphic Paper business, related to energy costs as well as raw material cost rises due to availability challenges. It is forecast that this volatile environment will persist for now due to the cu...

07-04-2022 Hits:141 Financial News

Toscotec continues expansion at Lucca headquarters in Italy.

Toscotec continues expansion at Lucca headquarters in Italy.

Toscotec continues the expansion of its covered production area with the inauguration of a new building - Workshop 9 - at its headquarters in Lucca, Italy. The new workshop is primarily dedicated to equipment loading and logistic operations, and it f...

07-04-2022 Hits:137 European News

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Growing consumption and demand for more sustainable packaging is boosting the need for new innovations. To develop solutions for packaging today and into the future, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up operations in its new Excellence Ce...

07-04-2022 Hits:820 European News

As a provider of solutions to the EU’s strategic dependencies, the pulp & paper sector must be allowed to ‘keep the lights on’

As a provider of solutions to the EU’s strategic dependencies, the pulp & paper sector must be allowed to ‘keep the lights on’

Cepi, the European paper industry association, and its members across Europe have responded decisively in face of the unjustified military aggression against Ukraine and in a spirit of solidarity with the people in Ukraine at this difficult time. We ...

07-04-2022 Hits:149 European News

Valmet to supply a fiber furnish analyzer to Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. in Poland

Valmet to supply a fiber furnish analyzer to Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. in Poland

Valmet has received an order from Arctic Paper to supply a Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer (Valmet MAP Q) with services to its Kostrzyn plant located in the western part of Poland. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter...

31-03-2022 Hits:162 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-capacity P-RC APMP line to Jiangxi Five Star Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply high-capacity P-RC APMP line to Jiangxi Five Star Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jiangxi Five Star Paper Co., Ltd., China, to supply a high-capacity, chemi-thermomechanical pulping system. Start-up is planned for 2023. ANDRITZ will install its well-proven P-RC AP...

31-03-2022 Hits:263 Asian News

James Cropper collaborates with teenage cancer trust on charitable song book

James Cropper collaborates with teenage cancer trust on charitable song book

With contributions from the likes of Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher, specialist papermaker, James Cropper, has collaborated with Teenage Cancer Trust in the creation of a fundraising song book.   Produced with artist Pete McKee, the book&n...

31-03-2022 Hits:226 European News

PulPaper 2022 enables networking in June

PulPaper 2022 enables networking in June

About 250 exhibitors will participate in the leading international event for the forest industry, PulPaper 2022. The program consists of the PulPaper Conference, the new Green Economy Business Summit, and a wide range of presentations at the Future...

29-03-2022 Hits:209 Exhibitions

New Valmet Retention Measurement provides more stable wet end operation from day one

New Valmet Retention Measurement provides more stable wet end operation from day one

Valmet introduces the latest generation of the Valmet Retention Measurement for continuous measurement of total and true ash consistencies at the wet end. Capable of dealing with various pulps and fillers in the headbox and white-water, the Valmet R...

29-03-2022 Hits:145 European News

Stora Enso introduces renewable high-strength material for shopping and takeaway bags

Stora Enso introduces renewable high-strength material for shopping and takeaway bags

To support the shift to renewable and recyclable materials in shopping and takeaway bags, Stora Enso launches CarrEco Brown™. Made from 100% fresh fibers, the material has high strength and tear resistance properties and is also safe for direct food ...

29-03-2022 Hits:155 European News

Valmet to deliver Valmet DNA Integrated Operations to Kemira Chemicals’ Äetsä plant in Sastamala, Finland

Valmet to deliver Valmet DNA Integrated Operations to Kemira Chemicals’ Äetsä plant in Sastamala, Finland

Valmet will deliver Valmet DNA Integrated Operations to Kemira Chemicals’ Äetsä plant in Sastamala, Finland. The target is to increase usage efficiency through automation.  The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarte...

29-03-2022 Hits:140 European News

Valmet is launching a new THRU-AIR® Bonder for Nonwovens web production

Valmet is launching a new THRU-AIR® Bonder for Nonwovens web production

Valmet is launching a new THRU-AIR® Bonder at the IDEA 2022 nonwovens show in Miami March 28-31, 2022. With this invention Valmet offers the opportunity to make premium grade products at a competitive cost, which in turn can lead to increased market ...

29-03-2022 Hits:146 European News

Stora Enso plans to divest four paper sites to focus on strategic growth areas

Stora Enso plans to divest four paper sites to focus on strategic growth areas

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of four paper production sites. In line with Stora Enso’s strategy, paper is not a strategic growth area for the Group. The divestment intent is aligned with the Group’s strategy to f...

29-03-2022 Hits:143 European News

ANDRITZ starts up successfully rebuilt kraftliner paper machine at Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A., Italy, and receives follow-up order

ANDRITZ starts up successfully rebuilt kraftliner paper machine at Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A., Italy, and receives follow-up order

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the rebuilt PM2 kraftliner paper machine for Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A. at their mill in Front Canavese, Italy, and has received a follow-up order to further improve its performance. T...

22-03-2022 Hits:182 European News

Valmet delivers a complete automation solution for Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s new glass fiber tissue line in Kentucky, USA

Valmet delivers a complete automation solution for Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s new glass fiber tissue line in Kentucky, USA

Ahlstrom-Munksjö continues to grow their partnership with Valmet in North America by purchasing a complete Valmet automation solution for their new glass fiber tissue line in Madisonville, Kentucky. The order includes Valmet’s distributed control sys...

21-03-2022 Hits:159 North American News

Metsä Group donates nearly one million euros in total to six universities

Metsä Group donates nearly one million euros in total to six universities

Metsä Group has made donations of EUR 160,000 to Aalto University, LUT University, Tampere University, Åbo Akademi, University of Jyväskylä and University of Eastern Finland. Depending on the university, the donations will be allocated to the fields ...

21-03-2022 Hits:164 Financial News

ANDRITZ to supply a complete pulp mill to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. in China

ANDRITZ to supply a complete pulp mill to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. in China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Chinese pulp and paper producer Liansheng Pulp & Paper to supply the most value-adding and resource-saving technologies for a new pulp mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China...

21-03-2022 Hits:180 Asian News

AFT supplying POMix stock processors to new Pratt Industries board machine

AFT supplying POMix stock processors to new Pratt Industries board machine

AFT is supplying two POMix stock processors to Pratt Industries for the new PM18 board machine in Henderson, Kentucky. The POMix units will deliver uniform top- and bottom-ply stock distribution to the machine headbox. The mill will use 100% recycled...

18-03-2022 Hits:870 North American News

ANDRITZ paper technology sets new standards in containerboard production

ANDRITZ paper technology sets new standards in containerboard production

The PM10 at Laakirchen Papier AG, part of the Heinzel Group, Austria, that was rebuilt by ANDRITZ has become the world’s fastest converted containerboard production machine with speeds of up to 1,420 m/min at a basis weight ranging from 80 to 140 g/m...

18-03-2022 Hits:554 European News

AGE Industries, Ltd Now Offers KN95 Masks

AGE Industries, Ltd Now Offers KN95 Masks

AGE Industries provides cost effective KN95 masks that are comfortable and protective AGE Industries, Ltd, a leading supplier of innovative and custom packaging and shipping solutions for industry and government agencies, offers highly protective KN...

16-03-2022 Hits:177 North American News

Valmet to supply automation and quality control systems to Norske Skog Bruck in Austria

Valmet to supply automation and quality control systems to Norske Skog Bruck in Austria

Valmet will supply Valmet DNA Automation System and Valmet IQ Quality Control System to Norske Skog’s paper machine PM 3 in its Bruck facility, located in Austria. Norske Skog Bruck selected Valmet’s automation systems based on go...

16-03-2022 Hits:192 European News

ANDRITZ to rebuild PM2 press section at Burgo Group, Avezzano, Italy

ANDRITZ to rebuild PM2 press section at Burgo Group, Avezzano, Italy

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Italian Burgo Group to rebuild the press section of its PM2, a test liner/white top liner machine, at the Avezzano mill, Italy. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023....

16-03-2022 Hits:319 European News

Buckman announces global price increase

Buckman announces global price increase

Buckman, a privately-held, global company specializing in innovative chemistry and smart solutions, announced global price increases for all product offerings. The price increases will become effective April 1, 2022, or as customer contracts allow. ...

16-03-2022 Hits:188 North American News

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper Americas with immediate effect

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper Americas with immediate effect

Kemira to increase prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper, Americas effective March 15, 2022. Costs for all main raw materials, energy (direct and indirect), packaging materials and freight have massively increased during recent months and...

15-03-2022 Hits:206 American News

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

Under a new campaign name, “Recycling in the Bag”, Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation for the paper sector, teamed up with food service and packaging producer Detpak and Remade Recycling (part of the Mpact Group) to show 200 recyc...

15-03-2022 Hits:200 Press Releases

Toscotec to supply TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to Shawano Specialty Papers

Toscotec to supply TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to Shawano Specialty Papers

Toscotec is pleased to announce the purchase of a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer for Shawano Specialty Papers, a division of Little Rapids Corporation. The dryer will be installed on PM3 at their paper mill in Shawano, Wisconsin, USA. The installation is ...

15-03-2022 Hits:167 North American News

Kemira increases prices for AKD based products in the APAC region

Kemira increases prices for AKD based products in the APAC region

Kemira will implement a price increase of 10-30% for selected AKD (alkyl ketene dimer) wax based sizing products in APAC. The price adjustment will be effective immediately or as the existing AKD contracts allow. The decision is triggered by continuo...

14-03-2022 Hits:187 Financial News

International Paper to Explore Strategic Options for Ownership Interest in Ilim Group

International Paper to Explore Strategic Options for Ownership Interest in Ilim Group

International Paper (NYSE: IP) announced its intention to explore strategic options, including the possible sale, of its 50% ownership interest in Ilim Group. International Paper has no intention to seek suspension of operations or initiate any liqui...

14-03-2022 Hits:201 North American News

Verso’s shareholders have approved BillerudKorsnäs’ acquisition of Verso

Verso’s shareholders have approved BillerudKorsnäs’ acquisition of Verso

As earlier communicated, BillerudKorsnäs entered into a merger agreement with Verso Corporation (Verso) under which BillerudKorsnäs agreed to acquire Verso for a purchase price of approximately USD 825 million in cash. Verso is a leading producer of ...

14-03-2022 Hits:189 North American News

Robot drones help detect and prevent ever increasing forest fires

Robot drones help detect and prevent ever increasing forest fires

Finland is among the world leaders in drone research. Researchers’ next goal is to develop the technology and test how a swarm of coordinating drones equipped with AI can detect and prevent forest fires. How can a forest fire be detected early enoug...

11-03-2022 Hits:448 European News

The Nomination Committee proposes two new Directors to the BillerudKorsnäs Board

The Nomination Committee proposes two new Directors to the BillerudKorsnäs Board

BillerudKorsnäs has just announced that its Nomination Committee will propose Magnus Nicolin and Florian Heiserer as new members of the Board at the Annual General Meeting in May 2022. The Nomination Committee is very pleased to propose two new Boar...

10-03-2022 Hits:484 European News

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in EMEA with immediate effect

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in EMEA with immediate effect

Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces price increases for all product lines for all industries in the EMEA region. Costs for all main raw materials, energy and freight have massively increased during recent months and continue to rise. The s...

10-03-2022 Hits:220 European News

ANDRITZ to present innovative technologies for sustainable tissue production at Tissue World Miami

ANDRITZ to present innovative technologies for sustainable tissue production at Tissue World Miami

International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative technologies for sustainable tissue production at Tissue World Miami, booth #B20, USA, from March 16 to 18, 2022. ANDRITZ experts will hold conference speeches at the fair with...

10-03-2022 Hits:207 Exhibitions

New Alfa Laval ThinkTop pulse seat clean for drain valves saves up to 95% in CIP liquid

New Alfa Laval ThinkTop pulse seat clean for drain valves saves up to 95% in CIP liquid

Drain valves comprise up to 20% of all valves in a typical processing plant. But cleaning them is costly, difficult and time-consuming due to long cleaning cycles and the risk of pressure shocks. The new Alfa Laval ThinkTop pulse seat clean addresses...

09-03-2022 Hits:202 European News

Körber Business Area Tissue will be present at Tissue World in Miami with solutions specifically for the packaging sector

Körber Business Area Tissue will be present at Tissue World in Miami with solutions specifically for the packaging sector

With its longstanding experience in the tissue packaging sector and its ecosystem approach, Körber Business Area Tissue, at the Tissue World in Miami, will present new and innovative technological solutions for the North American market to support cu...

09-03-2022 Hits:185 North American News

Europe’s bioeconomy is a readily available solution to the EU’s dependence on fossil fuels.

Europe’s bioeconomy is a readily available solution to the EU’s dependence on fossil fuels.

Cepi’s thoughts are with our colleagues and the people of Ukraine who are suffering an unbearable war. Today, we see how the unprovoked and unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine has become a dramatic wakeup call to strengthen the European Union’s e...

09-03-2022 Hits:195 European News

Toscotec to preview forthcoming tissue innovations at Tissue World Miami.

Toscotec to preview forthcoming tissue innovations at Tissue World Miami.

Toscotec will take part in Tissue World Miami from 16th to 18th March 2022 to showcase its energy-efficient tissue technology and forthcoming innovations.  Toscotec is set to introduce pioneering technologies aimed to decarbonize the tissue m...

08-03-2022 Hits:204 North American News

Valmet launches the Beyond Circularity project to boost green transition

Valmet launches the Beyond Circularity project to boost green transition

Valmet will launch a new R&D and innovation project called Beyond Circularity, which improves Valmet’s readiness to support the green transition in Valmet’s customer industries based on the company’s technology vision 2030. The project aims at fu...

08-03-2022 Hits:192 European News

SCA publishes 2021 annual and sustainability report

SCA publishes 2021 annual and sustainability report

SCA has just published its annual and sustainability report for 2021. In the report, SCA describes the company's work to contribute to a fossil-free society. SCA's climate benefit in 2021 amounted to 10.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide based on the...

08-03-2022 Hits:188 European News

Paper industry to benefit from new NSK academy course

Paper industry to benefit from new NSK academy course

A new training module for pulp and paper applications is now available at the increasingly popular NSK academy online platform. Focussing on the dryer section of papermaking machinery, this informative and engaging course will benefit all those who s...

08-03-2022 Hits:496 European News

Toscotec to supply a press section rebuild to ETAP in Egypt.

Toscotec to supply a press section rebuild to ETAP in Egypt.

Toscotec will supply to linerboard manufacturer ETAP a technological rebuild of PM2’s press section at their Borg Elarab paper mill, near Alexandria in Egypt. The paper machine has a sheet trim width of 2,520 mm and it manufactures testliner and kraf...

08-03-2022 Hits:192 European News

Metsä Group's operations in Russia will be discontinued for the time being

Metsä Group's operations in Russia will be discontinued for the time being

The operations of Metsä Group's only production unit in Russia, the Svir sawmill, have been suspended. Wood procurement in Russia for the Svir sawmill and imports to Metsä Group’s Finnish and Swedish mills has also been discontinued. METSÄ GROUP Fo...

04-03-2022 Hits:189 European News

Henan Xinya once again relies on A.Celli Paper E-WIND® paper rewinders

Henan Xinya once again relies on A.Celli Paper E-WIND® paper rewinders

Henan Xinya orders two new A.Celli E-WIND® P100 paper rewinders for the Xianxing plant. Given the excellent results obtained thanks to the solutions provided by A.Celli since 2005, including the E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder ordered in 2018, Henan Xin...

04-03-2022 Hits:205 Asian News

BillerudKorsnäs and Viken Skog to explore possibilities for joint production of pulp

BillerudKorsnäs and Viken Skog to explore possibilities for joint production of pulp

BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog are forming a joint venture to explore the possibilities of working together to establish production of bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp at Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. Bi...

04-03-2022 Hits:196 European News

AFT ANNOUNCES SALE OF POM SYSTEM FOR KIVANC GREENFIELD PROJECT

AFT ANNOUNCES SALE OF POM SYSTEM FOR KIVANC GREENFIELD PROJECT

Kıvanç Tekstil may be new to packaging, but their broad experience applying innovative and environmental approaches in their textile and energy businesses is also a focus in their containerboard venture. This greenfield 1,000 tpd recycled containerbo...

03-03-2022 Hits:206 European News

Stora Enso stops all production and sales in Russia

Stora Enso stops all production and sales in Russia

Stora Enso today announced that they will stop all production and sales in Russia until further notice due to the ongoing invasion in Ukraine. Stora Enso has three corrugated packaging plants and two wood products sawmills in Russia, employing around...

02-03-2022 Hits:214 European News

ANDRITZ to supply drying, air and energy technology to Essity, USA

ANDRITZ to supply drying, air and energy technology to Essity, USA

International technology group ANDRITZ will deliver drying, air and energy technology to Essity’s professional hygiene business for its PM3 and PM4 tissue machines at its mill in Menasha, Wisconsin, USA. Start-ups are estimated for the end of 2022. ...

02-03-2022 Hits:226 North American News

Valmet continues to strengthen its stable business by acquiring North American-based Coldwater

Valmet continues to strengthen its stable business by acquiring North American-based Coldwater

Valmet has on March 1, 2022 acquired North American-based Coldwater Seals, Inc., a global provider of consumables and services to the pulp and paper industry. Coldwater operates manufacturing facilities in the United States and Sweden. The value of t...

02-03-2022 Hits:191 North American News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to City Group for new market entry.

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to City Group for new market entry.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2 tissue line on a turnkey basis to the Bangladeshi consumer goods manufacturer City Group who sets out to enter the tissue market. The new tissue mill will be erected in Hoshendi Economic Zone near Dhaka, and it is pl...

02-03-2022 Hits:288 Asian News

Solenis Joins as New Partner in PulPac’s Expanding Dry Molded Fiber Network

Solenis Joins as New Partner in PulPac’s Expanding Dry Molded Fiber Network

Global leader in specialty chemicals for paper packaging to provide sustainable barrier coating solutions In a world desperate for alternatives to plastics, the market-pull for dry molded fiber is enormous. To support converters in the transition to...

01-03-2022 Hits:339 European News

Kemira discontinues deliveries to Russia

Kemira discontinues deliveries to Russia

Kemira has decided to discontinue deliveries to Russia and Belarus starting March 1, 2022 until further notice due to the ongoing situation in the region. The decision to discontinue deliveries will primarily impact pulp and paper customers in ...

01-03-2022 Hits:207 European News

Valmet to deliver two defibrator systems to STEICO Sp. z o.o. in Poland

Valmet to deliver two defibrator systems to STEICO Sp. z o.o. in Poland

Valmet will deliver two second-generation EVO Defibrator systems to the new insulation materials plant at STEICO Sp. z o.o’s Gromadka site in Poland. The installation is scheduled for the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023. The order is included ...

28-02-2022 Hits:271 European News

WRI Market Insights, Feb 2022: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will likely halt planned investments in the Russian forest industry

WRI Market Insights, Feb 2022: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will likely halt planned investments in the Russian forest industry

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to impact global trade in the coming months. Increased sanctions against trading with Russia and difficulty with financial transactions will probably interrupt and re-direct shipments of forest products througho...

28-02-2022 Hits:410 European News

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Teemu Salmi, CIO, Head of IT & Digitalisation and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has decided to leave his position at Stora Enso. After five years in the company, Teemu will assume the CEO position at Finnish cyber security company Nixu. ...

28-02-2022 Hits:351 European News

Latest News from Greenpackaginginternational.com

PULPAC FILES PATENT FOR TOOL THAT FURTHER IMPROVES FUNCTIONALITY AND EFFICIENCY FOR DRY MOLDED FIBER

The new patent application comprises a hybrid tool that uses the pressing force to work in mould parts both in a pressing direction and in a lateral direction. The hybrid tool efficiently uses one pressing stroke for manufacturing a product having a general form in the pressing direction and a special feature such as for example undercut in the lateral direction.


European News

Prev Next Page:

The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

To broaden its offering for tissue machines, Valmet launches a new polyurethane roll cover, Valmet Press Roll Cover PL. The roll cover’s wear-resistant material and adaptive structure are developed to cope with the harsh operating conditions in tissu...

20-05-2022 Hits:55 European News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Specialty paper manufacturer Cartiere di Guarcino selected Toscotec for the rebuild of PM2 at its Guarcino paper mill near Frosinone in Italy. The project is scheduled for December 2022. The rebuild consists of the modification of the paper machine’...

18-05-2022 Hits:63 European News

A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee (has voted today on a series of key pieces of the ‘Fit for 55’ package, which was proposed last year by the European Commission. The legislative package aims to cut the EU’s CO2 emissions by 55 percent until 2...

18-05-2022 Hits:72 European News

AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

A cardboard mill customer suffered from regular pump breakdowns in the fiber line effluent sump. Sulzer replaced the two existing submersible pumps by one non-clogging AHLSTAR NPP42-150 pump equipped with a Sulzer Ejector. After more than two years i...

17-05-2022 Hits:129 European News

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

A key trend that emerges from a study commissioned by UPM Specialty Papers is that while recycling, reuse and composting of packaging will all increase significantly, a fifth of all food packaging could still find its way to landfill and incineration...

17-05-2022 Hits:157 European News

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

The demand for fibre-based packaging is growing rapidly. To answer to this demand Walki has invested in a state-of-the-art printing machine in Pietarsaari, that provides high-quality prints for fibre-based packaging solutions. Walki has made a sign...

17-05-2022 Hits:88 European News

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer has to temporarily suspend the activities of its two legal entities in Poland due to sanctions levied by the Polish government. The Polish sanctions apply to Sulzer’s minority shareholder, Viktor Vekselberg, and have been expanded over Sulzer’...

17-05-2022 Hits:89 European News

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso has divested its three corrugated packaging plants in Russia. The Company’s Lukhovitsy, Arzamas and Balabanovo packaging plants have been divested to local management. Stora Enso’s assessment is that due to the uncertainties in the Russia...

17-05-2022 Hits:68 European News

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

Unique cartridge design provides high reliability, small footprint, and easy serviceability NETZSCH Pumps North America, LLC, experts in solutions designed specifically for complex fluid handling pumping applications, announces the new NETZSCH NOTOS...

17-05-2022 Hits:65 European News

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB has updated its KPM KC7 Microwave Consistency Transmitter portfolio with a larger flow-through sensor to fit process pipes with a diameter of up to 16”, giving more customers the choice to measure the total consistency of mixed pulps with a flow-...

13-05-2022 Hits:92 European News

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec has successfully renewed its ISO 14001 certification and Eco-Management and Audit Scheme registration for environmental protection and is on track to obtain the ISO 45001 certification validating a significant improvement in occupationa...

12-05-2022 Hits:77 European News

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Maglaj, Bosnia-Herzegovina, has ordered a press technology upgrade from Valmet. The delivery includes two refurbished Twin Roll Presses and additional equipment and services to secure the trouble-free operation of ...

10-05-2022 Hits:95 European News

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

As asset reliability collaborators within the industrial segment, SKF and AWS are taking scalability of condition monitoring and data analysis to a new level as well as collaborating on the next generation of SKF’s condition monitoring technologies. ...

10-05-2022 Hits:98 European News

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

The impact evaluation of a fire that broke out on Saturday May 7 at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, is ongoing. The fire, which started at a workshop during a roll test and caused minor injuries to one employee, was fully extin...

10-05-2022 Hits:97 European News

Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

A fire broke out at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, today around 10:40 a.m. EEST. Due to the fire, evacuation of employees was carried out. The fire caused minor injuries to one employee, who received treatment in hospital, but has ...

08-05-2022 Hits:98 European News

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Thanks to an innovative approach, technologies developed by the Körber Group as well as by highly qualified external partners are integrated into a single solution embracing the entire value chain. With its proven experience in the Tissue sector and...

06-05-2022 Hits:88 European News

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group has been selected as the most startup-friendly company in Finland in 2021. The award is presented by the entrepreneurial and startup community Tribe Tampere. "Metsä Group has actively developed its cooperation with the startup field, mos...

06-05-2022 Hits:105 European News

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

As governments around the world turn to the benefits of sustainable forest management and forest products to support climate action and post-pandemic economic recovery, a new agreement struck today at the World Forestry Congress in Seoul will help ad...

06-05-2022 Hits:96 European News

Valmet to supply a Valmet IQ Warp control system to Dunapack Packaging Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Valmet to supply a Valmet IQ Warp control system to Dunapack Packaging Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Warp Control System for corrugator to Dunapack Packaging's Plovdiv plant in Bulgaria. The target of the investment is to decrease warp waste and improve the total productivity of the plant. The order was incl...

06-05-2022 Hits:96 European News

19 May 2022: Tissue Innovation Day - Körber Business Area Tissue invites customers and partners to discover a preview of the Körber ecosystem

19 May 2022: Tissue Innovation Day - Körber Business Area Tissue invites customers and partners to discover a preview of the Körber ecosystem

Two dedicated sessions where customers will be able to preview the innovations that Körber Business Area Tissue will present at the next iT's Tissue In anticipation of iT's Tissue 2022 Körber Business Area Tissue is organizing a special edition of ...

06-05-2022 Hits:266 European News

Konvertia Germany restructures dispatch logistics and IT system with nearshore experts WM-data

Konvertia Germany restructures dispatch logistics and IT system with nearshore experts WM-data

At the beginning of 2022, the entire shipping logistics of Konvertia Germany GmbH (formerly known as Pyroll Germany GmbH) were converted in a record time of two months. The challenge was that, for operational reasons, the dispatch logistics had to b...

05-05-2022 Hits:124 European News

Valmet’s renewed condition monitoring solution improves maintenance efficiency and uptime

Valmet’s renewed condition monitoring solution improves maintenance efficiency and uptime

Valmet introduces a renewed Valmet DNA Online Condition Monitoring solution, which provides automated anomaly detection technology and connection to both wired and wireless vibration sensors. The solution enables the use of optimal measurements and a...

04-05-2022 Hits:113 European News

Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill in the UK including OCC, stock preparation and container board lines

Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill in the UK including OCC, stock preparation and container board lines

Valmet will supply Old Corrugated Containers (OCC), stock preparation and container board lines with a large scope of automation systems, Industrial Internet solutions and services to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill Limited in the United Kingdom. The new c...

04-05-2022 Hits:377 European News

ABB selected by DS Smith to upgrade automation system for second largest recovered fiber-based paper operation in Europe

ABB selected by DS Smith to upgrade automation system for second largest recovered fiber-based paper operation in Europe

ABB has been awarded a new contract by long-term customer, sustainable packaging company DS Smith, to fulfil a vision of highly automated, connected, and secure operations at their Kemsley Mill in the UK. Leading sustainable packaging company DS S...

03-05-2022 Hits:148 European News

Simplifying through objective sustainability reviews

Simplifying through objective sustainability reviews

Many companies are now flooded with questions and surveys from their customers and suppliers about sustainability. When Holmen Iggesund discovered EcoVadis, they saw an opportunity to simplify reviews and increase transparency around sustainability. ...

28-04-2022 Hits:115 European News

ANDRITZ to upgrade wet section of special paper machines at Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands

ANDRITZ to upgrade wet section of special paper machines at Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands, to upgrade the wet sections of its PM1 and PM3 special paper machines. The start-ups are scheduled for 2022. The aim of the investment is to im...

26-04-2022 Hits:133 European News

ABB expands KPM portfolio to include long-distance, single calibration break detection for all grades and colors

ABB expands KPM portfolio to include long-distance, single calibration break detection for all grades and colors

ABB is launching their new KPM KB2 Ranger Model, a sheet break detection device that is invulnerable to paper jams, color and grade changes for the highest uptime with the lowest required maintenance. ABB’s new KB2 Ranger Model delivers unique, lo...

25-04-2022 Hits:128 European News

Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia. The Company’s Nebolchi and Impilahti sawmills will be divested to local management. In addition, the divestment includes Stora Enso’s Russian forest operation which throug...

25-04-2022 Hits:135 European News

The use of bamboo to reduce the cost of raw materials in paper production: a Case Study

The use of bamboo to reduce the cost of raw materials in paper production: a Case Study

How to handle the risk factor linked to the unstable cost of traditional raw materials by using alternative fibers capable of guaranteeing the same results in terms of quality. At the dawn of paper production and before the invention of the mechan...

14-04-2022 Hits:149 European News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartonificio Sandreschi in Italy.

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartonificio Sandreschi in Italy.

Toscotec will rebuild the forming and press sections of PM1 at Cartonificio Sandreschi’s paper mill in Villa Basilica, Italy. Cartonificio Sandreschi had previously installed on PM1 several custom-made TT SteelDryers of 2,000 mm diameter to repl...

13-04-2022 Hits:147 European News

Innovative testing solutions on site at Paper & Biorefinery Conference 2022 help reduce paper and resource waste

Innovative testing solutions on site at Paper & Biorefinery Conference 2022 help reduce paper and resource waste

emtec Electronic GmbH will present a wide product range of specialized measuring and testing instruments for the pulp, paper, and board industries at the Paper & Biorefinery Conference from May 18-19, 2022 in Graz, Austria. After a  two-yea...

12-04-2022 Hits:288 European News

James Cropper board member is named as policy group chair for the confederation of British Industry

James Cropper board member is named as policy group chair for the confederation of British Industry

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has announced that Isabelle Maddock, who sits on the company board, has been appointed as a Standing Committee Chair for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). The CBI sp...

11-04-2022 Hits:203 European News

ABB launches fastest paper machine moisture sensor on the market, taking 5,000 measurements per second

ABB launches fastest paper machine moisture sensor on the market, taking 5,000 measurements per second

ABB has released its High-Performance Infrared-Reflection (HPIR-R) moisture sensor, which provides the fastest, most precise moisture monitoring available on the market today. Taking up to 5,000 measurements per second, the sensor delivers precise, h...

11-04-2022 Hits:147 European News

Emerson Presents Software and Solutions To Help Manufacturers Achieve Sustainability and Business Performance Goals

Emerson Presents Software and Solutions To Help Manufacturers Achieve Sustainability and Business Performance Goals

European events outline how advanced automation software drives digital transformation of operations Emerson is hosting a series of Innovation Days to provide process industry and manufacturing companies with valuable insights into how advanced auto...

11-04-2022 Hits:278 European News

Valmet extends fiber image analysis to automatic pulp quality prediction

Valmet extends fiber image analysis to automatic pulp quality prediction

Valmet has launched a new additional option for both new and existing users of the Valmet Fiber Image Analyzer. The new option, called Option C, makes it easier for pulp and paper mills to unlock the true potential value of their raw material by calc...

07-04-2022 Hits:197 European News

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

Viipurilainen Kotileipomo is a nearly 100-year-old company that produces pastries and artisan breads from local ingredients using traditional methods. When the bakery was looking for a new solution for its cake packaging, its key criteria were to red...

07-04-2022 Hits:202 European News

Special paper testing machinery from emtec Electronic helps achieve higher quality paper and tissue products

Special paper testing machinery from emtec Electronic helps achieve higher quality paper and tissue products

At the Paperex India convention at the Indian Expo Center in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR from May 10 – 13 2022, emtec Electronic will present specific testing and measuring devices that help manufacturers avoid common issues in paper manufacturing and c...

07-04-2022 Hits:329 European News

BillerudKorsnäs completes acquisition of Verso

BillerudKorsnäs completes acquisition of Verso

BillerudKorsnäs announces the completion of its acquisition of Verso for a purchase price of approximately USD 825 million in cash. Verso is a leading producer of coated paper in North America, with 2021 net sales of USD 1 278 million and adjusted EB...

07-04-2022 Hits:210 European News

Commission Proposal for a Regulation on ecodesign includes important principles of sustainability

Commission Proposal for a Regulation on ecodesign includes important principles of sustainability

The European Commission presented its proposal for a Regulation on ecodesing for sustainable products. The Regulation provides an overarching framework to ensure sustainability considerations are properly accounted for, before a product is placed on ...

07-04-2022 Hits:562 European News

Toscotec continues expansion at Lucca headquarters in Italy.

Toscotec continues expansion at Lucca headquarters in Italy.

Toscotec continues the expansion of its covered production area with the inauguration of a new building - Workshop 9 - at its headquarters in Lucca, Italy. The new workshop is primarily dedicated to equipment loading and logistic operations, and it f...

07-04-2022 Hits:137 European News

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Growing consumption and demand for more sustainable packaging is boosting the need for new innovations. To develop solutions for packaging today and into the future, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up operations in its new Excellence Ce...

07-04-2022 Hits:820 European News

As a provider of solutions to the EU’s strategic dependencies, the pulp & paper sector must be allowed to ‘keep the lights on’

As a provider of solutions to the EU’s strategic dependencies, the pulp & paper sector must be allowed to ‘keep the lights on’

Cepi, the European paper industry association, and its members across Europe have responded decisively in face of the unjustified military aggression against Ukraine and in a spirit of solidarity with the people in Ukraine at this difficult time. We ...

07-04-2022 Hits:149 European News

Valmet to supply a fiber furnish analyzer to Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. in Poland

Valmet to supply a fiber furnish analyzer to Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. in Poland

Valmet has received an order from Arctic Paper to supply a Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer (Valmet MAP Q) with services to its Kostrzyn plant located in the western part of Poland. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter...

31-03-2022 Hits:162 European News

James Cropper collaborates with teenage cancer trust on charitable song book

James Cropper collaborates with teenage cancer trust on charitable song book

With contributions from the likes of Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher, specialist papermaker, James Cropper, has collaborated with Teenage Cancer Trust in the creation of a fundraising song book.   Produced with artist Pete McKee, the book&n...

31-03-2022 Hits:226 European News

New Valmet Retention Measurement provides more stable wet end operation from day one

New Valmet Retention Measurement provides more stable wet end operation from day one

Valmet introduces the latest generation of the Valmet Retention Measurement for continuous measurement of total and true ash consistencies at the wet end. Capable of dealing with various pulps and fillers in the headbox and white-water, the Valmet R...

29-03-2022 Hits:145 European News

Stora Enso introduces renewable high-strength material for shopping and takeaway bags

Stora Enso introduces renewable high-strength material for shopping and takeaway bags

To support the shift to renewable and recyclable materials in shopping and takeaway bags, Stora Enso launches CarrEco Brown™. Made from 100% fresh fibers, the material has high strength and tear resistance properties and is also safe for direct food ...

29-03-2022 Hits:155 European News

Valmet to deliver Valmet DNA Integrated Operations to Kemira Chemicals’ Äetsä plant in Sastamala, Finland

Valmet to deliver Valmet DNA Integrated Operations to Kemira Chemicals’ Äetsä plant in Sastamala, Finland

Valmet will deliver Valmet DNA Integrated Operations to Kemira Chemicals’ Äetsä plant in Sastamala, Finland. The target is to increase usage efficiency through automation.  The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarte...

29-03-2022 Hits:140 European News

Valmet is launching a new THRU-AIR® Bonder for Nonwovens web production

Valmet is launching a new THRU-AIR® Bonder for Nonwovens web production

Valmet is launching a new THRU-AIR® Bonder at the IDEA 2022 nonwovens show in Miami March 28-31, 2022. With this invention Valmet offers the opportunity to make premium grade products at a competitive cost, which in turn can lead to increased market ...

29-03-2022 Hits:146 European News

Stora Enso plans to divest four paper sites to focus on strategic growth areas

Stora Enso plans to divest four paper sites to focus on strategic growth areas

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of four paper production sites. In line with Stora Enso’s strategy, paper is not a strategic growth area for the Group. The divestment intent is aligned with the Group’s strategy to f...

29-03-2022 Hits:143 European News

ANDRITZ starts up successfully rebuilt kraftliner paper machine at Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A., Italy, and receives follow-up order

ANDRITZ starts up successfully rebuilt kraftliner paper machine at Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A., Italy, and receives follow-up order

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the rebuilt PM2 kraftliner paper machine for Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A. at their mill in Front Canavese, Italy, and has received a follow-up order to further improve its performance. T...

22-03-2022 Hits:182 European News