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ANDRITZ has received final acceptance from Eldorado for biomass handling plant

ANDRITZ has received final acceptance from Eldorado for biomass handling plant

ANDRITZ has successfully received the Final Acceptance Certificate for a biomass handling plant at Eldorado’s Onça Pintada site in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul. This plant is part of the first thermoelectric power plant in Brazil to consume eucaly...

10-08-2022 Hits:93 South American News

PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC has just announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it has been named the overall leader and a “Best in Class” vendor for its Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) solution suite in PAC’s Innovation RADAR report. PTC’s Vuforia augmented realit...

08-08-2022 Hits:120 European News

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Today the Today the Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to...

08-08-2022 Hits:119 European News

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment Antti SalminenAntti Salminen (1971) has been appointed to lead Kemira’s Pulp & Paper segment as of 15.8.2022. He’s had several prior lea...

08-08-2022 Hits:331 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard by 8-10 % from 12 September

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard by 8-10 % from 12 September

Due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation Sappi Europe will increase its prices to its European customers by 8-10% on its range of Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard  from 12 Septembe...

03-08-2022 Hits:571 Financial News

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

The recycling process in paper production is complex. Fluctuations in fiber quality and the degree of contamination of the recovered paper bales have a direct influence on production output. At the same time, resource efficiency is more important tod...

03-08-2022 Hits:125 European News

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

International technology group ANDRITZ recently received the Final Acceptance Certificate for the upgrade of two ANDRITZ P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) fiberlines delivered to APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp...

03-08-2022 Hits:112 Asian News

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír has chosen Voith Paper and Toscotec’s digital documentation platform OnCare.eDoc for the comprehensive and user-friendly management of all the technical information of its new tissue line. On 6 July 2022, Vajda-Papír has started up an AHE...

02-08-2022 Hits:125 European News

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

Automatic warehouses: current state of the art Automation 4.0 has arrived in warehouses, and it was definitely needed. Perhaps still considered as static places where goods simply remain parked, today warehouses have become and are increasingly beco...

02-08-2022 Hits:123 European News

BMG Announces State-of-the-Art QuadProTM Paper Former from Brown Machine

BMG Announces State-of-the-Art QuadProTM Paper Former from Brown Machine

World’s first continuous large-bed paper former outperforms competition BMG, the world’s leading provider of forming, tooling and automation solutions announces the QuadProTM paper former, which provides the highest production output and l...

27-07-2022 Hits:139 North American News

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

After 2021, the international rating agency ISS ESG has again awarded the Voith Group’s sustainability performance a B- rating this year. According to the current rating, Voith is among the three best companies worldwide in terms of sustainability, c...

27-07-2022 Hits:173 European News

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

A new survey commissioned by Stora Enso in March 2022 among 2,400 book readers and listeners in the UK, France, Germany and the US showed that people still overwhelmingly prefer physical books (65%) to e-books (21%) or audiobooks (14%). And consumers...

26-07-2022 Hits:132 European News

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

DS Smith has partnered with Veetee to create a sector-leading, fully recyclable Rice Box with the aim of removing over 50 tonnes of problem plastic Delivering sustainable packaging with optimal consumer convenience significantly increases a brand’s ...

26-07-2022 Hits:153 European News

South Florida Tissue Paper chooses Körber Business Area Tissue technologies to expand its business in the retail sector

South Florida Tissue Paper chooses Körber Business Area Tissue technologies to expand its business in the retail sector

The rising costs of raw materials and product transport due to reduced imports from the Chinese market are the main variables that are creating price increases with the risk of penalizing sales in the US tissue market, even though, paradoxically, dem...

26-07-2022 Hits:133 North American News

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing nearly €65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe in order to meet growing customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions. The European pet food market ...

25-07-2022 Hits:137 European News

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt are joining forces to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood from the Nordic forests. The aim is to develop the world’s first industrialised battery featuring anode sourced en...

25-07-2022 Hits:130 European News

A.Celli Paper will supply a paper rewinder for the RDM Group mill in Blendecques

A.Celli Paper will supply a paper rewinder for the RDM Group mill in Blendecques

Following the fire that hit RDM Blendecques mill, A.Celli will contribute to the restart of production with a brand new E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder. On March 22 RDM Group reported a fire that occurred in the Blendecques mill, where the Company produ...

22-07-2022 Hits:174 European News

ANDRITZ to supply four stock preparation systems for tissue production to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply four stock preparation systems for tissue production to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Sun Paper Co., Ltd. to supply four stock preparation systems for its tissue machines PM 9 to 12 in Beihai, Guangxi Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third or ...

22-07-2022 Hits:198 Asian News

EU Commission proposals on mandatory reductions risk causing greater uncertainty for industry in case of gas supply disruptions

EU Commission proposals on mandatory reductions risk causing greater uncertainty for industry in case of gas supply disruptions

The European Commission released today the Winter Preparedness Package. The measures outlined in the package respond to the intertwined needs of European citizens and industry, in the face of a deteriorating situation regarding energy supplies. They ...

20-07-2022 Hits:170 European News

Valmet introduces new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment

Valmet introduces new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment

To enhance predictive maintenance, Valmet is launching new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment. They are part of the Valmet Industrial Internet offering and provide powerful tools for fiber producers to secure equipment...

20-07-2022 Hits:189 European News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Shanying Paper (Jilin), China

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Shanying Paper (Jilin), China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Shanying Paper (Jilin) Co. Ltd. to supply a complete OCC line, including fiber recovery and reject handling system, for its mill near Fuyu City, Songyuan, Jilin Province, China. Start-...

20-07-2022 Hits:190 Asian News

AFT supplying POM approach system to Papeles y Conversiones de Mexico containerboard mill

AFT supplying POM approach system to Papeles y Conversiones de Mexico containerboard mill

AFT will be supplying a new POM thin stock approach system to the Papeles y Conversiones de Mexico containerboard mill in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.  PCM is a leading Mexican company in the manufacture, conversion and marketing of high quali...

20-07-2022 Hits:414 South American News

Voith and BTG present joint automation and digitalization portfolio

Voith and BTG present joint automation and digitalization portfolio

For maximum savings in pulp and paper production with the help of automation and digitalization, Voith and its wholly owned subsidiary BTG are merging their product portfolios. The two established data platforms, Voith’s OnCumulus and BTG’s dataPARC,...

20-07-2022 Hits:177 European News

Greycon Raises Funds for WasteAid by Completing Their Company-Wide Step Challenge

Greycon Raises Funds for WasteAid by Completing Their Company-Wide Step Challenge

On Friday 1st October, members of the Greycon team began a collective companywide walk to raise money for WasteAid. The walk was split into three different parts with the first leg covering the distance between Greycon’s London office and the of...

20-07-2022 Hits:160 European News

ANDRITZ to supply combi-pulping system to Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply combi-pulping system to Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Co. Ltd. to supply a patented combi-pulping system for its mill in Guanghan, Deyang City, Sichuan Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third q...

20-07-2022 Hits:200 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply SMART power boiler remote service using Metris BOA web platform to the Netherlands

ANDRITZ to supply SMART power boiler remote service using Metris BOA web platform to the Netherlands

International technology group ANDRITZ has received a five-year SMART service contract from BMC Moerdijk in the Netherlands to supply a Metris BOA platform including KPI dashboards and boiler operator advisor apps as well as automatically generated p...

18-07-2022 Hits:179 European News

Valmet to supply new baling line and flash drying rebuild to MM FollaCell pulp mill in Norway

Valmet to supply new baling line and flash drying rebuild to MM FollaCell pulp mill in Norway

Valmet will deliver a new baling line and a flash drying rebuild to Mayr-Melnhof Group’s FollaCell pulp mill in Norway. It is the first phase in a larger rebuild project at the mill that aims to sustain the production capacity and to reduce the need ...

18-07-2022 Hits:213 European News

Södra delivers robust result in uncertain times

Södra delivers robust result in uncertain times

Södra posted a robust result for the second quarter of 2022. The result reflects the sustained strong market for Södra’s core products in pulp and sawn timber, but the market outlook is highly uncertain. In the second quarter of 2022, net sales for ...

18-07-2022 Hits:165 Financial News

DS Smith removes over 313m pieces of problem plastic in two years

DS Smith removes over 313m pieces of problem plastic in two years

Sustainable packaging firm leads plastic replacement fight DS Smith has just announced that it has designed out over 313 million pieces of problem plastics in the last two years alone1 as part of its ambitious plastic replacement programme. The sig...

18-07-2022 Hits:148 European News

Nordic Paper explores further improved barriers for packaging

Nordic Paper explores further improved barriers for packaging

Nordic Paper is world leading within natural greaseproof papers used in different food applications, for example as baking papers, for baking cups or for food containers. The paper has natural barrier properties achieved without the addition of fluor...

15-07-2022 Hits:500 European News

Toscotec’s turnkey tissue line starts up at Vajda-Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec’s turnkey tissue line starts up at Vajda-Papír in Hungary.

Vajda-Papír started up a double-width AHEAD 2.2L tissue machine supplied by Toscotec (PM2) at its Dunaföldvár facility in Hungary. The supply was full-on turnkey, including the entire tissue production line and all erection operations at the mill.&nb...

15-07-2022 Hits:166 European News

Valmet delivers LignoBoost XS plant for Mercer Rosenthal in Germany

Valmet delivers LignoBoost XS plant for Mercer Rosenthal in Germany

Valmet will deliver a LignoBoost plant for Mercer Rosenthal Lignin Center in Thuringia, Germany. The plant will extract kraft lignin from pulp mill black liquor. The extracted lignin will be used for developing various bio-based materials, which can ...

07-07-2022 Hits:188 European News

How Laakirchen Papier AG optimizes the papermaking process with OnEfficiency.Strength

How Laakirchen Papier AG optimizes the papermaking process with OnEfficiency.Strength

Current raw material prices are forcing paper manufacturers to reduce production costs and further optimize the efficiency of their production facilities. Digitalization plays a key role in achieving efficiency gains and cutting costs. This is becaus...

07-07-2022 Hits:214 European News

ANDRITZ acquires Bonetti Group, Italy

ANDRITZ acquires Bonetti Group, Italy

International technology group ANDRITZ has signed an agreement to acquire the Bonetti Group, headquartered in Milan, Italy. Closing of the transaction took place on June 30, 2022. Established in 1923, Bonetti is a global manufacturer and supplier of...

01-07-2022 Hits:194 European News

New patent grant for PulPac and Dry Molded Fiber

New patent grant for PulPac and Dry Molded Fiber

The European Patent Office has decided to grant yet another patent to PulPac. The new patent relates to a method and an apparatus for forming and cutting a compacted edge of a product in a forming mould system using heat and pressure. The patented te...

01-07-2022 Hits:205 European News

The Paper value chain is ready to take circularity to a new level with 2030 recycling rate target

The Paper value chain is ready to take circularity to a new level with 2030 recycling rate target

Representatives of the European paper value chain gathered yesterday in Brussels have pledged to recycle 76% of all paper consumed by 2030. The commitment was taken during the 8th edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards which saw two projects,...

01-07-2022 Hits:170 European News

ANDRITZ to supply production technology and key process equipment to Nanning Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply production technology and key process equipment to Nanning Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nanning Sun Paper to deliver state-of-the-art and highly efficient pulp production technologies for the fiberline and lime kiln plant as well as energy-saving OCC lines and a complete ...

01-07-2022 Hits:199 Asian News

Sulzer to write off assets in Russia and Poland

Sulzer to write off assets in Russia and Poland

Following the Board’s decision to initiate the process of exiting the Russian market and the closing of the Polish businesses, the company has decided to write off most of its assets in both countries. After careful analysis of all options, Sulzer ex...

01-07-2022 Hits:189 European News

Tissue paper - a sustainable industry for centuries

Tissue paper - a sustainable industry for centuries

Where thinking long-term is a way of life  The tissue paper industry is sustainable by design. Its raw material is a renewable resource with a growing cycle of around 50 years, so sustainability has been a way of life for the sector for centuri...

30-06-2022 Hits:197 European News

Valmet to deliver a recovery boiler rebuild to Mufindi Paper Mills in Tanzania

Valmet to deliver a recovery boiler rebuild to Mufindi Paper Mills in Tanzania

Valmet will deliver a recovery boiler rebuild and technology upgrade to Mufindi Paper Mills Ltd. in Mgololo, Tanzania. The upgrade will have a significant effect on the performance and capacity of the recovery boiler originally commissioned in the 19...

30-06-2022 Hits:173 European News

What Would Ben Franklin Do?

What Would Ben Franklin Do?

Mail centre professionals, who already operate in a challenging business environment, are increasingly faced with the task of responding to the popular, but the scientifically flawed narrative that the paper critical to their operations is somehow en...

29-06-2022 Hits:188 North American News

Valmet to deliver the world’s first electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås, Sweden

Valmet to deliver the world’s first electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås, Sweden

Valmet will deliver the world’s first two electrical folding machines for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The machines’ start-up is planned for the last quarter of 2022. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of t...

29-06-2022 Hits:168 European News

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec, the global market leader of Steel Yankee Dryers, introduces TT Induction SYD, a carbon-reduction breakthrough that redefines Yankee dryer technology entirely. TT Induction SYD uses electrical induction instead of st...

29-06-2022 Hits:188 European News

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dongfang Smart Energy Co., Ltd. of Shaanxi Power Generation Group to supply two paper machine approach flow systems and LC (low consistency) refiners to its mill in Wugong County, Xian...

29-06-2022 Hits:182 Asian News

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB has successfully devised a spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper, Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer, enabling the company to drive productivity in their mills. ABB leverages its proprietary spare parts analysis tool to help e...

28-06-2022 Hits:223 Asian News

How to reduce human intervention in the warehouse with robot AGV

How to reduce human intervention in the warehouse with robot AGV

The robot AGV has knocked on the door of the warehouse, and not as a passing guest, but as a new and welcome tenant. Automated Guided Vehicles - self-driving vehicles that perform handling tasks - represent a groundbreaking innovation for the world o...

28-06-2022 Hits:178 Logistics

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting Corp is the premier AFH private label tissue converting source for redistributors in Canada and the United States. Their industry experience, reputation for quality products, and commitment to innovation prompted the construction of...

28-06-2022 Hits:185 American News

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet will deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH as part of Siempelkamp’s panelboard plant deliveries to two different end customers, one in Europe, one in Asia. The start-ups of the systems ar...

28-06-2022 Hits:178 European News

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Kati ter Horst, Executive Vice President, Paper Division and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has decided to leave Stora Enso as of 1 July 2022. After more than 25 years with the Company, she will now pursue career opportunities outside of Stor...

23-06-2022 Hits:182 European News

Valmet to supply two tissue making lines to Liaoning Yusen Sanitary Products Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet to supply two tissue making lines to Liaoning Yusen Sanitary Products Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet will supply two Valmet IntelliTissue 1600 tissue machines for the Liaoning Yusen tissue mill located in the county of Tai’an, Liaoning province, China. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received for the second quarter of 2022. The valu...

23-06-2022 Hits:192 Asian News

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

A Regulation on nature restoration has now been tabled by the EU Commission, the first European legislation addressing biodiversity in three decades. Parts of the proposed regulation would be relevant to the management of forests. Cepi, the Confedera...

23-06-2022 Hits:155 European News

HS MANUFACTURING GROUP AND AMAZON PAPYRUS CHEMICALS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION

HS MANUFACTURING GROUP AND AMAZON PAPYRUS CHEMICALS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION

HS Manufacturing Group and parent company Greentech Global have just announced a partnership with speciality chemical company Amazon Papyrus Chemicals to promote PROTĒAN® plastic-and PFAS-free barrier solutions. Key stakeholders increasingly dedicat...

23-06-2022 Hits:209 Asian News

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches INGENIA, a new concept tissue machine to produce premium quality structured tissue paper. The quality generated by INGENIA line is substantially higher than textured tissue and close to Through Air Dryi...

22-06-2022 Hits:189 European News

Asia Symbol Group in China expands use of ABB’s MES to increase productivity

Asia Symbol Group in China expands use of ABB’s MES to increase productivity

ABB has been awarded a software and service contract by Asia Symbol Group in China to provide the ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for a new production line, with delivery and commissioning ongoing throughout 2022. ABB and pulp an...

21-06-2022 Hits:213 Asian News

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

With two new patent applications filed last week, PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio. The new patent applications are directed to ejection elements in connection to the forming mold. The main purpose of the ejection elem...

21-06-2022 Hits:182 European News

Successful start-up of PM 6 of Shanxi Qiangwei Paper in Jinzhong

Successful start-up of PM 6 of Shanxi Qiangwei Paper in Jinzhong

At the beginning of June, the XcelLine PM 6 supplied by Voith was successfully started up at the Jinzhong site in the central Chinese province of Shanxi by the paper manufacturer Shanxi Qiangwei Paper. As the leading full-line supplier, Voith deliver...

14-06-2022 Hits:205 Asian News

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Collaboration, sustainability, and innovation:  these are the topics around which the Körber Italian Supplier Day is centered The pandemic has changed the dynamics of all markets, highlighting the criticalities issue of the economies but at the...

14-06-2022 Hits:188 European News

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

At the beginning of 2021 VTT started to buy renewable electricity verified with a guarantee of origin for its premises. The change significantly reduced the annual greenhouse gas emissions from VTT's operations. Meanwhile, it is an important step tow...

14-06-2022 Hits:191 European News

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line. Aligned with Stora Enso’s strategic focus on renewable...

14-06-2022 Hits:182 European News

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet has progressed in reviewing its operations in Russia and implementing its exit plan. Already in the spring, the company decided not to make any new sales projects in Russia. In addition, it cancelled EUR 70 million of its order backlog on Mar...

13-06-2022 Hits:193 European News

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

On the occasion of the second day of iT's Tissue 2022 A.Celli Paper, which for the occasion will open the doors of its factory until 10 June, is proud to have welcomed numerous institutional representatives of the Lucca area and a delegation of mem...

09-06-2022 Hits:261 European News

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

Containerboard manufacturer Papierfabrik Adolf Jass Schwarza GmbH has successfully integrated ABB’s latest L&W Autoline automatic testing solution into its production process, largely replacing manual laboratory measurements. Papierfabrik Adol...

08-06-2022 Hits:208 European News

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet has been chosen as the third most attractive employer by engineering students in Finland for the second year in a row. The ranking was published in Universum’s annual Talent Research, which is the biggest employer survey in Finland. In recent...

03-06-2022 Hits:197 European News

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

OnQuality.Scanners and OnQuality.Sensors are successfully used in over 750 installations worldwide to continuously improve production and quality processes. Thanks to their compact design, the scanners can be installed extremely flexibly in existing ...

02-06-2022 Hits:219 European News

Indian customers rely on the Voith Paper Webshop for a quick and easy ordering process

Indian customers rely on the Voith Paper Webshop for a quick and easy ordering process

Customers worldwide order products and services in real-time in the Voith Paper Webshop. In addition, to spare and wear parts, fabrics can also be purchased via the application with just one click for over a year now. Chandpur Enterprises Ltd. has be...

01-06-2022 Hits:257 Asian News

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki is answering to the growing demand for frozen food by expanding its portfolio of recyclable materials. The global market for frozen food is expected to grow to 322 billion euros by 2026. Although the demand is growing globally across all age g...

01-06-2022 Hits:290 European News

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

At iT’s Tissue 2022, Körber Business Area Tissue unveils a further evolution: Warm-up Contactless Double. The traditional systems for heating embossing rolls using piping with hot oil or pressurized water, or with heating elements, use up large amou...

01-06-2022 Hits:257 European News

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

Responding to our customers’ needs, we have developed additional features for the AHSTAR A pump series, and new options are also now available for demanding industries. In the new ASTM A395 60-40-18 construction, the volute case and case cover of th...

01-06-2022 Hits:232 European News

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance (VMM) to make maintenance data available at any time and to create smoother workflows in mill maintenance operations. VMM is a mobile application for both iOS and Android devices. The application is designed...

31-05-2022 Hits:340 European News

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

Sun Paper, in close collaboration with ABB, has successfully launched another pulp mill, at the new Beihai location in Guangxi, China. ABB has installed three sets of its flagship distributed control system (DCS) ABB Ability™ System 800xA®, two sets ...

31-05-2022 Hits:611 European News

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

 The operations at Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant in Äänekoski has begun. At the end of 2020, Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet announced they would be investing a total of approximately 20 million ...

25-05-2022 Hits:265 European News

Pulp plant decarbonizes by switching to electric drying

Pulp plant decarbonizes by switching to electric drying

Vafos Pulp, a Norwegian producer of unbleached pulp for cardboard manufacturing, will switch its energy-intensive drying process from oil to electricity, greatly reducing the plant’s carbon emissions. The company will replace a nine megawatt (MW) oil...

25-05-2022 Hits:272 European News

Big savings of starch with the help of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 solutions – successful digitalization project with Saica

Big savings of starch with the help of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 solutions – successful digitalization project with Saica

The results are clear: Just a few months after Voith's comprehensive digitalization solutions were commissioned at PM 9 in El Burgo, Saica Group's investment in the Papermaking 4.0 package has already paid off. The Spanish paper manufacturer produces...

25-05-2022 Hits:551 European News

THE ENTIRE PROGRAMME OF PULPAPER 2022 HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

THE ENTIRE PROGRAMME OF PULPAPER 2022 HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

The international PulPaper 2022 event for the forest industry will be organised from Tuesday to Thursday, 7 – 9 June 2022 at Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. The event consists of an exhibition with about 250 participating companies and programme...

24-05-2022 Hits:367 Exhibitions

Solenis Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Solenis Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals used in water-intensive industries, has released its 2021 Sustainability Report summarizing the company’s environmental stewardship, social responsibility and governance (ESG) initiatives for ...

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Körber Business Area Tissue’s R&D presents a new folding head capable of changing the product’s cut off

Körber Business Area Tissue’s R&D presents a new folding head capable of changing the product’s cut off

MTC ITF Change is the new machine for the production of interfolded products that is able to change the cut-off format of the product simply by replacing the cassette Körber Business Area Tissue is introducing to the market MTC ITF Change, the first...

24-05-2022 Hits:230 European News

Valmet and Circa to partner in the industrialization of sustainable biochemicals production

Valmet and Circa to partner in the industrialization of sustainable biochemicals production

Valmet has signed a Heads of Agreement with Circa to industrialize the production of sustainable biochemicals at Circa’s small-scale ReSolute plant in France and future large-scale production plants. Valmet will offer the main machinery and equipment...

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Sulzer to exit the Russian market

Sulzer to exit the Russian market

The Sulzer Board of Directors has decided to initiate the process of exiting the Russian market. The sales process will begin with immediate effect and follows Sulzer’s announcement earlier in the year that it had already significantly reduced busine...

24-05-2022 Hits:213 European News

Part of Valmet’s factory in Jyväskylä, Finland is beginning to return to normal operations

Part of Valmet’s factory in Jyväskylä, Finland is beginning to return to normal operations

Operations in the areas unimpacted by the fire that broke out on May 7 at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, will start returning back to normal from the beginning of this week (week 21). It is believed that returning the operations ba...

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Improved sustainability performance at Nordic Paper in Säffle

Improved sustainability performance at Nordic Paper in Säffle

Nordic Paper has achieved a significant improvement in environmental performance at its plant in Säffe, Sweden. The improvement is primarily a result of a restructuring work carried out during last year. Emissions of oxygen demanding substances to wa...

23-05-2022 Hits:216 European News

ABB increases Asian automated paper testing footprint with newest solution now in Vietnam

ABB increases Asian automated paper testing footprint with newest solution now in Vietnam

ABB has built on its established relationship with Cheng Loong Corporation by securing a contract to bring its L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution to a mill in Vietnam.  Moving from manual testing to ABB’s L&W Autoline solut...

23-05-2022 Hits:244 Asian News

BIO-LUTIONS partners with PulPac - sets up large-scale Dry Molded Fiber production

BIO-LUTIONS partners with PulPac - sets up large-scale Dry Molded Fiber production

The German Clean Tech Startup BIO-LUTIONS and PulPac, the Dry Molded Fiber pioneer, are natural allies in their objective to replace single-use plastics globally. Together with machine suppliers they have developed a Dry Molded Fiber production line,...

23-05-2022 Hits:232 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up dissolving pulp production plant for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

ANDRITZ successfully starts up dissolving pulp production plant for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up an environmentally friendly production plant for dissolving pulp at Bracell’s “STAR” project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo. In April 2022, one of the two flexible hardwood fiberline...

23-05-2022 Hits:225 South American News

Meet and discuss with Adven at PulPaper 2022

Meet and discuss with Adven at PulPaper 2022

PulPaper, the leading international event for the forest industry, will be held from 7 to 9 June 2022 at Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. Adven is present and facilitates discussions on business drivers and technology development for improving ...

23-05-2022 Hits:887 Exhibitions

New TAPPI Standard T582 – High Shear Capillary Viscosity of Coating Color on Paper and Paperboard – Now available!

New TAPPI Standard T582 – High Shear Capillary Viscosity of Coating Color on Paper and Paperboard – Now available!

Understanding coating color rheology is a key for the coating color quality control, development and coater runnability optimization. Rheology characteristics are especially significant in high-speed industrial coating applications such as blade-, fi...

23-05-2022 Hits:262 European News

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:249 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:1646 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:276 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:237 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:398 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:1372 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:196 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:252 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:269 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:301 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:268 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:286 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:296 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:191 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:316 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:293 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:231 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:259 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:293 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:234 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:272 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:434 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:499 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:233 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:340 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:283 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:372 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:409 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:425 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:328 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:246 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:644 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:429 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:475 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:251 North American News

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Pro Carton, the European association for carton and cartonboard manufacturers, is calling on members of the public to place their votes and help select the public award winners in the 2022 European Carton Excellence Award (ECEA) and Pro Carton Young Designers Award (PCYDA).


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PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC has just announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it has been named the overall leader and a “Best in Class” vendor for its Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) solution suite in PAC’s Innovation RADAR report. PTC’s Vuforia augmented realit...

08-08-2022 Hits:120 European News

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Today the Today the Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to...

08-08-2022 Hits:119 European News

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment Antti SalminenAntti Salminen (1971) has been appointed to lead Kemira’s Pulp & Paper segment as of 15.8.2022. He’s had several prior lea...

08-08-2022 Hits:331 European News

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

The recycling process in paper production is complex. Fluctuations in fiber quality and the degree of contamination of the recovered paper bales have a direct influence on production output. At the same time, resource efficiency is more important tod...

03-08-2022 Hits:125 European News

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír has chosen Voith Paper and Toscotec’s digital documentation platform OnCare.eDoc for the comprehensive and user-friendly management of all the technical information of its new tissue line. On 6 July 2022, Vajda-Papír has started up an AHE...

02-08-2022 Hits:125 European News

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

Automatic warehouses: current state of the art Automation 4.0 has arrived in warehouses, and it was definitely needed. Perhaps still considered as static places where goods simply remain parked, today warehouses have become and are increasingly beco...

02-08-2022 Hits:123 European News

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

After 2021, the international rating agency ISS ESG has again awarded the Voith Group’s sustainability performance a B- rating this year. According to the current rating, Voith is among the three best companies worldwide in terms of sustainability, c...

27-07-2022 Hits:173 European News

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

A new survey commissioned by Stora Enso in March 2022 among 2,400 book readers and listeners in the UK, France, Germany and the US showed that people still overwhelmingly prefer physical books (65%) to e-books (21%) or audiobooks (14%). And consumers...

26-07-2022 Hits:132 European News

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

DS Smith has partnered with Veetee to create a sector-leading, fully recyclable Rice Box with the aim of removing over 50 tonnes of problem plastic Delivering sustainable packaging with optimal consumer convenience significantly increases a brand’s ...

26-07-2022 Hits:153 European News

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing nearly €65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe in order to meet growing customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions. The European pet food market ...

25-07-2022 Hits:137 European News

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt are joining forces to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood from the Nordic forests. The aim is to develop the world’s first industrialised battery featuring anode sourced en...

25-07-2022 Hits:130 European News

A.Celli Paper will supply a paper rewinder for the RDM Group mill in Blendecques

A.Celli Paper will supply a paper rewinder for the RDM Group mill in Blendecques

Following the fire that hit RDM Blendecques mill, A.Celli will contribute to the restart of production with a brand new E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder. On March 22 RDM Group reported a fire that occurred in the Blendecques mill, where the Company produ...

22-07-2022 Hits:174 European News

EU Commission proposals on mandatory reductions risk causing greater uncertainty for industry in case of gas supply disruptions

EU Commission proposals on mandatory reductions risk causing greater uncertainty for industry in case of gas supply disruptions

The European Commission released today the Winter Preparedness Package. The measures outlined in the package respond to the intertwined needs of European citizens and industry, in the face of a deteriorating situation regarding energy supplies. They ...

20-07-2022 Hits:170 European News

Valmet introduces new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment

Valmet introduces new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment

To enhance predictive maintenance, Valmet is launching new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment. They are part of the Valmet Industrial Internet offering and provide powerful tools for fiber producers to secure equipment...

20-07-2022 Hits:189 European News

Voith and BTG present joint automation and digitalization portfolio

Voith and BTG present joint automation and digitalization portfolio

For maximum savings in pulp and paper production with the help of automation and digitalization, Voith and its wholly owned subsidiary BTG are merging their product portfolios. The two established data platforms, Voith’s OnCumulus and BTG’s dataPARC,...

20-07-2022 Hits:177 European News

Greycon Raises Funds for WasteAid by Completing Their Company-Wide Step Challenge

Greycon Raises Funds for WasteAid by Completing Their Company-Wide Step Challenge

On Friday 1st October, members of the Greycon team began a collective companywide walk to raise money for WasteAid. The walk was split into three different parts with the first leg covering the distance between Greycon’s London office and the of...

20-07-2022 Hits:160 European News

ANDRITZ to supply SMART power boiler remote service using Metris BOA web platform to the Netherlands

ANDRITZ to supply SMART power boiler remote service using Metris BOA web platform to the Netherlands

International technology group ANDRITZ has received a five-year SMART service contract from BMC Moerdijk in the Netherlands to supply a Metris BOA platform including KPI dashboards and boiler operator advisor apps as well as automatically generated p...

18-07-2022 Hits:179 European News

Valmet to supply new baling line and flash drying rebuild to MM FollaCell pulp mill in Norway

Valmet to supply new baling line and flash drying rebuild to MM FollaCell pulp mill in Norway

Valmet will deliver a new baling line and a flash drying rebuild to Mayr-Melnhof Group’s FollaCell pulp mill in Norway. It is the first phase in a larger rebuild project at the mill that aims to sustain the production capacity and to reduce the need ...

18-07-2022 Hits:213 European News

DS Smith removes over 313m pieces of problem plastic in two years

DS Smith removes over 313m pieces of problem plastic in two years

Sustainable packaging firm leads plastic replacement fight DS Smith has just announced that it has designed out over 313 million pieces of problem plastics in the last two years alone1 as part of its ambitious plastic replacement programme. The sig...

18-07-2022 Hits:148 European News

Nordic Paper explores further improved barriers for packaging

Nordic Paper explores further improved barriers for packaging

Nordic Paper is world leading within natural greaseproof papers used in different food applications, for example as baking papers, for baking cups or for food containers. The paper has natural barrier properties achieved without the addition of fluor...

15-07-2022 Hits:500 European News

Toscotec’s turnkey tissue line starts up at Vajda-Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec’s turnkey tissue line starts up at Vajda-Papír in Hungary.

Vajda-Papír started up a double-width AHEAD 2.2L tissue machine supplied by Toscotec (PM2) at its Dunaföldvár facility in Hungary. The supply was full-on turnkey, including the entire tissue production line and all erection operations at the mill.&nb...

15-07-2022 Hits:166 European News

Valmet delivers LignoBoost XS plant for Mercer Rosenthal in Germany

Valmet delivers LignoBoost XS plant for Mercer Rosenthal in Germany

Valmet will deliver a LignoBoost plant for Mercer Rosenthal Lignin Center in Thuringia, Germany. The plant will extract kraft lignin from pulp mill black liquor. The extracted lignin will be used for developing various bio-based materials, which can ...

07-07-2022 Hits:188 European News

How Laakirchen Papier AG optimizes the papermaking process with OnEfficiency.Strength

How Laakirchen Papier AG optimizes the papermaking process with OnEfficiency.Strength

Current raw material prices are forcing paper manufacturers to reduce production costs and further optimize the efficiency of their production facilities. Digitalization plays a key role in achieving efficiency gains and cutting costs. This is becaus...

07-07-2022 Hits:214 European News

ANDRITZ acquires Bonetti Group, Italy

ANDRITZ acquires Bonetti Group, Italy

International technology group ANDRITZ has signed an agreement to acquire the Bonetti Group, headquartered in Milan, Italy. Closing of the transaction took place on June 30, 2022. Established in 1923, Bonetti is a global manufacturer and supplier of...

01-07-2022 Hits:194 European News

New patent grant for PulPac and Dry Molded Fiber

New patent grant for PulPac and Dry Molded Fiber

The European Patent Office has decided to grant yet another patent to PulPac. The new patent relates to a method and an apparatus for forming and cutting a compacted edge of a product in a forming mould system using heat and pressure. The patented te...

01-07-2022 Hits:205 European News

The Paper value chain is ready to take circularity to a new level with 2030 recycling rate target

The Paper value chain is ready to take circularity to a new level with 2030 recycling rate target

Representatives of the European paper value chain gathered yesterday in Brussels have pledged to recycle 76% of all paper consumed by 2030. The commitment was taken during the 8th edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards which saw two projects,...

01-07-2022 Hits:170 European News

Sulzer to write off assets in Russia and Poland

Sulzer to write off assets in Russia and Poland

Following the Board’s decision to initiate the process of exiting the Russian market and the closing of the Polish businesses, the company has decided to write off most of its assets in both countries. After careful analysis of all options, Sulzer ex...

01-07-2022 Hits:189 European News

Tissue paper - a sustainable industry for centuries

Tissue paper - a sustainable industry for centuries

Where thinking long-term is a way of life  The tissue paper industry is sustainable by design. Its raw material is a renewable resource with a growing cycle of around 50 years, so sustainability has been a way of life for the sector for centuri...

30-06-2022 Hits:197 European News

Valmet to deliver a recovery boiler rebuild to Mufindi Paper Mills in Tanzania

Valmet to deliver a recovery boiler rebuild to Mufindi Paper Mills in Tanzania

Valmet will deliver a recovery boiler rebuild and technology upgrade to Mufindi Paper Mills Ltd. in Mgololo, Tanzania. The upgrade will have a significant effect on the performance and capacity of the recovery boiler originally commissioned in the 19...

30-06-2022 Hits:173 European News

Valmet to deliver the world’s first electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås, Sweden

Valmet to deliver the world’s first electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås, Sweden

Valmet will deliver the world’s first two electrical folding machines for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The machines’ start-up is planned for the last quarter of 2022. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of t...

29-06-2022 Hits:168 European News

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec, the global market leader of Steel Yankee Dryers, introduces TT Induction SYD, a carbon-reduction breakthrough that redefines Yankee dryer technology entirely. TT Induction SYD uses electrical induction instead of st...

29-06-2022 Hits:188 European News

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet will deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH as part of Siempelkamp’s panelboard plant deliveries to two different end customers, one in Europe, one in Asia. The start-ups of the systems ar...

28-06-2022 Hits:178 European News

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Kati ter Horst, Executive Vice President, Paper Division and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has decided to leave Stora Enso as of 1 July 2022. After more than 25 years with the Company, she will now pursue career opportunities outside of Stor...

23-06-2022 Hits:182 European News

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

A Regulation on nature restoration has now been tabled by the EU Commission, the first European legislation addressing biodiversity in three decades. Parts of the proposed regulation would be relevant to the management of forests. Cepi, the Confedera...

23-06-2022 Hits:155 European News

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches INGENIA, a new concept tissue machine to produce premium quality structured tissue paper. The quality generated by INGENIA line is substantially higher than textured tissue and close to Through Air Dryi...

22-06-2022 Hits:189 European News

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

With two new patent applications filed last week, PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio. The new patent applications are directed to ejection elements in connection to the forming mold. The main purpose of the ejection elem...

21-06-2022 Hits:182 European News

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Collaboration, sustainability, and innovation:  these are the topics around which the Körber Italian Supplier Day is centered The pandemic has changed the dynamics of all markets, highlighting the criticalities issue of the economies but at the...

14-06-2022 Hits:188 European News

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

At the beginning of 2021 VTT started to buy renewable electricity verified with a guarantee of origin for its premises. The change significantly reduced the annual greenhouse gas emissions from VTT's operations. Meanwhile, it is an important step tow...

14-06-2022 Hits:191 European News

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line. Aligned with Stora Enso’s strategic focus on renewable...

14-06-2022 Hits:182 European News

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet has progressed in reviewing its operations in Russia and implementing its exit plan. Already in the spring, the company decided not to make any new sales projects in Russia. In addition, it cancelled EUR 70 million of its order backlog on Mar...

13-06-2022 Hits:193 European News

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

On the occasion of the second day of iT's Tissue 2022 A.Celli Paper, which for the occasion will open the doors of its factory until 10 June, is proud to have welcomed numerous institutional representatives of the Lucca area and a delegation of mem...

09-06-2022 Hits:261 European News

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

Containerboard manufacturer Papierfabrik Adolf Jass Schwarza GmbH has successfully integrated ABB’s latest L&W Autoline automatic testing solution into its production process, largely replacing manual laboratory measurements. Papierfabrik Adol...

08-06-2022 Hits:208 European News

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet has been chosen as the third most attractive employer by engineering students in Finland for the second year in a row. The ranking was published in Universum’s annual Talent Research, which is the biggest employer survey in Finland. In recent...

03-06-2022 Hits:197 European News

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

OnQuality.Scanners and OnQuality.Sensors are successfully used in over 750 installations worldwide to continuously improve production and quality processes. Thanks to their compact design, the scanners can be installed extremely flexibly in existing ...

02-06-2022 Hits:219 European News

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki is answering to the growing demand for frozen food by expanding its portfolio of recyclable materials. The global market for frozen food is expected to grow to 322 billion euros by 2026. Although the demand is growing globally across all age g...

01-06-2022 Hits:290 European News

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

At iT’s Tissue 2022, Körber Business Area Tissue unveils a further evolution: Warm-up Contactless Double. The traditional systems for heating embossing rolls using piping with hot oil or pressurized water, or with heating elements, use up large amou...

01-06-2022 Hits:257 European News

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

Responding to our customers’ needs, we have developed additional features for the AHSTAR A pump series, and new options are also now available for demanding industries. In the new ASTM A395 60-40-18 construction, the volute case and case cover of th...

01-06-2022 Hits:232 European News

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance (VMM) to make maintenance data available at any time and to create smoother workflows in mill maintenance operations. VMM is a mobile application for both iOS and Android devices. The application is designed...

31-05-2022 Hits:340 European News

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

Sun Paper, in close collaboration with ABB, has successfully launched another pulp mill, at the new Beihai location in Guangxi, China. ABB has installed three sets of its flagship distributed control system (DCS) ABB Ability™ System 800xA®, two sets ...

31-05-2022 Hits:611 European News

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

 The operations at Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant in Äänekoski has begun. At the end of 2020, Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet announced they would be investing a total of approximately 20 million ...

25-05-2022 Hits:265 European News