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L&W Sample Cutter release

L&W Sample Cutter release

Please see below a product update from ABB who is expanding their portfolio and releasing their new L&W Sample Cutter, a new device for sample preparation that can be used with two of their lab testing devices, the Tearing Tester and Bending Test...

26-01-2022 Hits:44 European News

ANDRITZ tissue production line at MG TEC Industry in Romania delivers top quality – repeat order placed

ANDRITZ tissue production line at MG TEC Industry in Romania delivers top quality – repeat order placed

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully completed all the performance test runs for the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line delivered on turnkey basis to MG TEC Industry for its mill in Dej, Romania. Dorin Mocan, CEO of MG TEC I...

26-01-2022 Hits:56 European News

Strong result for Södra’s electricity generation

Strong result for Södra’s electricity generation

Domestic electricity for 45,000 homes for one year. That was the total excess from Södra’s own electricity generation according to new figures from 2021. With efficiencies, investments and industrial development, Södra is maximising the value of its...

26-01-2022 Hits:57 European News

Smurfit Kappa relies on Voith’s advanced process control system OnEfficiency.Strength to reduce starch consumption

Smurfit Kappa relies on Voith’s advanced process control system OnEfficiency.Strength to reduce starch consumption

Voith’s digital solution package OnEfficiency.Strength, installed at Smurfit Kappa's Hoya mill in Lower Saxony in 2021, is showing very positive results from the first day. With virtual sensors and predictive control, OnEfficiency.Strength reduces th...

26-01-2022 Hits:54 European News

The 5 essential properties of a soft and bulky Tissue paper

The 5 essential properties of a soft and bulky Tissue paper

Tissue papers are usually intended for the hygienic-sanitary market and, precisely for this reason, their most requested characteristics are softness and bulkiness. However, there are other important properties that depend, above all, on the type of ...

26-01-2022 Hits:57 European News

ANDRITZ improves pulp mill performance at Mondi Frantschach, Austria

ANDRITZ improves pulp mill performance at Mondi Frantschach, Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully improved performance of the pulp mill at Mondi Frantschach by implementing new advanced process controls. The target was to reduce the variability of Kappa, an indication of the lignin content ...

26-01-2022 Hits:62 European News

Valmet signs an extensive distributed control systems and digitalization development agreement with Mercer International

Valmet signs an extensive distributed control systems and digitalization development agreement with Mercer International

Mercer International and Valmet have signed a long-term agreement to accelerate Mercer’s global digital transformation program. The implementation of the agreement starts with the replacement of distributed control systems (DCS) at the Mercer Peace R...

26-01-2022 Hits:51 Canadian News

Intesa Sanpaolo and SACE support sustainable development of Lucart

Intesa Sanpaolo and SACE support sustainable development of Lucart

Lucart, one of the most important European paper groups, known for, among other things, the brands Tenderly, Grazie Natural and Tutto Pannocarta, and Intesa Sanpaolo have signed a financing agreement for an amount of 10 million euros backed by a SACE...

26-01-2022 Hits:62 European News

ANDRITZ pulp drying lines at Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil, achieve new production world records

ANDRITZ pulp drying lines at Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil, achieve new production world records

The pulp drying plant at Bracell’s “STAR” project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo, consisting of two identical pulp drying lines (L2A and L2B) supplied by ANDRITZ, has achieved new production world records. On December 18, 2021, the L2A pulp drying l...

26-01-2022 Hits:61 South American News

Endress+Hauser launches advanced clamp-on flowmeter unit for water, wastewater, and other process industry applications.

Endress+Hauser launches advanced clamp-on flowmeter unit for water, wastewater, and other process industry applications.

Proline Prosonic Flow W 400 provides a reliable liquid flow solution with ease of installation and user-friendliness for a variety of liquid measurement applications. Prosonic Flow W 400 brings the modern technology of Endress+Hauser’s Proline devic...

25-01-2022 Hits:76 European News

S.TO.R.I. celebrates 50th anniversary with ten-year growth trend.

S.TO.R.I. celebrates 50th anniversary with ten-year growth trend.

In 2021 S.TO.R.I. confirmed a ten-year growth trend during which its turnover increased by more than 25%. This result comes on the fiftieth anniversary of S.TO.R.I.’s foundation in 1972. Owned by Toscotec, a Voith company, S.TO.R.I. is located at To...

25-01-2022 Hits:75 European News

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden. The main goal of the project is to increase the production capacity of the board machine 8 (BM 8). The two-step project is planned to be completed at the second half ...

25-01-2022 Hits:92 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the second of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the second of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

On December 25, 2021, international technology group ANDRITZ successfully started up the second of two PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China, for its mill in Beihai City, Guangxi Province. The tissue machine (TM6) ...

25-01-2022 Hits:69 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up leading technologies for Klabin’s EukalinerTM brown pulp mill in Brazil

ANDRITZ successfully starts up leading technologies for Klabin’s EukalinerTM brown pulp mill in Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up state-of-the-art and environmentally leading pulp production and chemical recovery technologies for Klabin’s Puma II line in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil.   Pablo Cadaval, General...

25-01-2022 Hits:83 South American News

A.Celli starts up a complete turnkey Tissue plant at Partex Star Group in Bangladesh

A.Celli starts up a complete turnkey Tissue plant at Partex Star Group in Bangladesh

The Tissue line supplied by A.Celli Paper produced its first Jumbo roll in December 2021 with full satisfaction of the customer. A.Celli Paper successfully started up in December 2021 the turnkey Tissue plant supplied to Partex Star Group. The line...

24-01-2022 Hits:104 Asian News

Mondi first to offer extensive portfolio of Cradle to Cradle Certified® uncoated fine papers from its European mills

Mondi first to offer extensive portfolio of Cradle to Cradle Certified® uncoated fine papers from its European mills

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, received the Cradle to Cradle certification at Bronze level for its uncoated fine papers produced in its mills in Austria, Slovakia and Russia. Mondi is thus the first to offer an extensive uncoated fine...

24-01-2022 Hits:107 European News

Lucart has chosen Enel X to proceed on the path to decarbonisation

Lucart has chosen Enel X to proceed on the path to decarbonisation

Enel's innovative business line will support Lucart on the path to increasing energy efficiency by installing a photovoltaic system that will produce over 3 GWh of renewable energy a year A new synergy for creating an industrial development model t...

24-01-2022 Hits:113 European News

Order execution in record time – Successful start-up of Sun Paper's XcelLine PM 2 in Beihai

Order execution in record time – Successful start-up of Sun Paper's XcelLine PM 2 in Beihai

Asian paper producer Sun Paper recently successfully started up PM 2 at its site in Beihai in Southeast China. The new line in visionary industrial design now produces high-quality white folding boxboard with a basis weight of 170 to 350 gsm and a wi...

24-01-2022 Hits:102 Asian News

Valmet to supply an extensive recycled fiber line and paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Model Paper Eilenburg in Germany

Valmet to supply an extensive recycled fiber line and paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Model Paper Eilenburg in Germany

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild with an automation package to Model Paper Eilenburg in Germany. In the project, the paper machine, which currently produces newsprint grades, will be rebuilt to produce lightweigh...

24-01-2022 Hits:108 European News

ANDRITZ to supply third OCC line to Nine Dragons, China

ANDRITZ to supply third OCC line to Nine Dragons, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received a repeat order – now the third order within the past 12 months – from Nine Dragons Paper Industries to supply a complete OCC line to China. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023. The ...

24-01-2022 Hits:83 Asian News

Toscotec introduces energy-efficient innovation for Crescent Former.

Toscotec introduces energy-efficient innovation for Crescent Former.

Toscotec has successfully introduced TT LowMistFormer, the latest innovation of the wire section of Crescent Former tissue machines. Originally designed by Voith, the system has been integrated into Toscotec’s design as part of the efficient know-how...

24-01-2022 Hits:89 European News

ANDRITZ to supply Ash ReCrystallization plant to Suzano, Brazil

ANDRITZ to supply Ash ReCrystallization plant to Suzano, Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Brazilian pulp and paper company Suzano to deliver an energy-efficient Ash ReCrystallization (ARC) plant for the recovery boilers at its eucalyptus kraft pulp mill in Barra do Riac...

24-01-2022 Hits:78 South 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...

24-01-2022 Hits:78 European News

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades.  Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize ...

24-01-2022 Hits:97 European News

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac has just announced the filing of an additional patent application, further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products.  The new patent application comprises a hybrid...

24-01-2022 Hits:88 European News

AFRY achieves global top rankings in the Industrial Processes and Power sectors according to ENR

AFRY achieves global top rankings in the Industrial Processes and Power sectors according to ENR

The Engineering News-Record (ENR) has presented the 2021 rankings for international top design firms in ENR Global Sourcebook. AFRY is ranked as #1 in the Pulp & Paper industry and #1 in the Power cogeneration sector, and has leading positions in...

24-01-2022 Hits:89 European News

Verso Corporation Files Preliminary Proxy Statement in Connection with BillerudKorsnäs Merger Agreement

Verso Corporation Files Preliminary Proxy Statement in Connection with BillerudKorsnäs Merger Agreement

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) ("Verso") has just announced the filing of a preliminary proxy statement for a special meeting of stockholders, at which Verso stockholders will consider and vote upon various items related to the proposed and previously...

24-01-2022 Hits:67 North American News

Price increase for all speciality papers from Mitsubishi HiTec Paper from March 1st, 2022

Price increase for all speciality papers from Mitsubishi HiTec Paper from March 1st, 2022

From March 1, 2022, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper will increase the prices for all speciality papers (thermoscript, jetscript, giroform, supercote, barricote) by 10% worldwide. The reason for this is the continued increase in the cost of gas, chemical raw m...

24-01-2022 Hits:71 Financial News

Metso Outotec introduces MDM900, one of the world’s largest mill discharge slurry pumps

Metso Outotec introduces MDM900, one of the world’s largest mill discharge slurry pumps

Metso Outotec is proud to introduce the Metso Outotec MDM900 mill discharge slurry pump, the latest addition to its flagship Mill Discharge (MD) Pump Series. The massive MDM900 is one of the world’s largest mill discharge slurry pumps, designed for h...

24-01-2022 Hits:73 European News

Valmet launches intelligent fiber furnish control to secure better refiner operation

Valmet launches intelligent fiber furnish control to secure better refiner operation

Valmet introduces the Valmet Fiber Furnish Control application package for board and papermakers to stabilize refiner operation for maximized production efficiency with ensured furnish quality. Based on real time measurements of multiple fiber proper...

12-01-2022 Hits:169 European News

Nouryon signs long-term supply agreement with Suzano to support new eucalyptus pulp mill in Brazil

Nouryon signs long-term supply agreement with Suzano to support new eucalyptus pulp mill in Brazil

Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, has signed a 15-year agreement with Suzano, a world leading eucalyptus pulp producer. Under the long-term agreement, Nouryon will commission its sustainable Integrated Manufacturing Model for the new Suza...

11-01-2022 Hits:219 South American News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up a new HERB recovery boiler at JK Paper Limited, India

ANDRITZ successfully starts up a new HERB recovery boiler at JK Paper Limited, India

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new 950 t/d HERB chemical recovery boiler at JK Paper Limited, Unit: CPM at Fort Songadh, in the Tapi District of Gujarat state, India. The boiler is designed to process hardwood b...

11-01-2022 Hits:159 Asian News

Sustainability milestone reached: Voith will be operating climate neutrally at all its sites as of January 1, 2022

Sustainability milestone reached: Voith will be operating climate neutrally at all its sites as of January 1, 2022

Voith has achieved an ambitious sustainability goal: As of the beginning of 2022, Voith has successfully reduced the CO2 emissions at all its sites to “net zero.” Therefore, the Group’s operations will be climate neutral from January onwards. Clim...

11-01-2022 Hits:167 European News

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

Dynamic inventory management system ensures timely delivery of packaging materials to keep manufacturing and distribution flowing AGE Industries, Ltd, a leading supplier of innovative and custom packaging and shipping solutions for industry and gove...

10-01-2022 Hits:185 North American News

ANDRITZ to supply OCC line to HKB-Hoa Lu Paper, Vietnam

ANDRITZ to supply OCC line to HKB-Hoa Lu Paper, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received a repeat order from HKB-Hoa Lu Paper Joint Stock Company to supply a complete OCC line including reject treatment system for its mill in Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam. Start-up is ...

07-01-2022 Hits:183 Asian News

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) has just introduced NuVo® withBioPBS™, a sustainable cup stock that provides foodservice operators with a compostable alternative to hot cups coated with low-density polyethylene. NuVo® withBioPBS™ is the f...

07-01-2022 Hits:163 North American News

Mondi’s successful partnerships and 14 marketing awards for its PERGRAPHICA® brand

Mondi’s successful partnerships and 14 marketing awards for its PERGRAPHICA® brand

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is proud of the successful partnerships it has established for marketing its PERGRAPHICA® brand. PERGRAPHICA® is Mondi’s premium paper range for the creative design, publishing and luxury packaging marke...

17-12-2021 Hits:289 European News

Resolute Announces Indefinite Idling of Pulp and Paper Operations at Calhoun, TN Mill

Resolute Announces Indefinite Idling of Pulp and Paper Operations at Calhoun, TN Mill

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has just announced the indefinite idling of pulp and paper operations at its Calhoun (Tennessee) mill. Tissue manufacturing and converting will continue at the site and the adjacent distr...

17-12-2021 Hits:252 North American News

Toscotec TT SteelDryers started up at Omnia Advanced Materials in Italy.

Toscotec TT SteelDryers started up at Omnia Advanced Materials in Italy.

Toscotec participated in the dryer section rebuild of PM2 at Omnia Advanced Materials Alife mill in Italy with the supply of 16 TT SteelDryers. PM2 produces highly customized specialty paper including gaskets, absorbency, and filtration media for num...

17-12-2021 Hits:282 European News

Voith expands Papermaking 4.0 portfolio with three new apps for higher process stability and efficiency in paper production

Voith expands Papermaking 4.0 portfolio with three new apps for higher process stability and efficiency in paper production

Customers worldwide rely on Voith's modular Papermaking 4.0 portfolio to individually optimize their production with the leading digital industrial applications. Based on extensive expertise, Voith is introducing OnEfficiency.BreakProtect, OnView.Vir...

13-12-2021 Hits:339 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the first of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the first of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up one of the two PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China, for its mill in Beihai City, Guangxi Province. The second tissue machine (TM6) is expected to...

07-12-2021 Hits:354 Asian News

Leading paper manufacturers rely on Voith expertise for resource-efficient rebuilds and optimization projects to boost competitiveness

Leading paper manufacturers rely on Voith expertise for resource-efficient rebuilds and optimization projects to boost competitiveness

With its full-line supplier approach, Voith Paper strengthens position as partner of choice for extensive rebuilds and customized optimization projects. Shifting consumer demands, tougher environmental regulations and ongoing supply chain issues with...

07-12-2021 Hits:356 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new COMPACT PRESS at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill in Sweden

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new COMPACT PRESS at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill in Sweden

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the first ANDRITZ COMPACT PRESS wash press at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill located in Värmland, Sweden. Final acceptance was received in September 2021. With its small footprint, hi...

07-12-2021 Hits:341 European News

The critical phase of the restructuring of the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško

The critical phase of the restructuring of the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško

The critical phase of the restructuring of the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško is coming to asuccessful end and the company is currently resuming production. One of the largest manufacturing companies in Slovenia, Vipap Videm Krško paper mill...

06-12-2021 Hits:271 European News

Road to sustainability: Paper recycling is not enough

Road to sustainability: Paper recycling is not enough

Recycling is just the beginning: In order to create a truly sustainable paper industry, both manufacturers and consumers need to improve the lifecycle of paper as a whole – and think outside the box along the way. Responsible forestry management and ...

06-12-2021 Hits:269 European News

ANDRITZ to supply two tissue machines and stock preparation systems to Liansheng Pulp and Paper in Fujian, China

ANDRITZ to supply two tissue machines and stock preparation systems to Liansheng Pulp and Paper in Fujian, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Liansheng Pulp & Paper to supply two tissue machines, including stock preparation equipment, to its mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China. Start-up is planned for the second qu...

06-12-2021 Hits:255 Asian News

International Paper Receives SBTi Approval for its Science-based Carbon Reduction Target

International Paper Receives SBTi Approval for its Science-based Carbon Reduction Target

International Paper (NYSE: IP) have just announced our 35% Greenhouse Gas reduction target has been approved by Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. The targets covering ...

06-12-2021 Hits:253 North American News

Intertrade Hellas S.A. chooses A.Celli Paper for its new tissue production line

Intertrade Hellas S.A. chooses A.Celli Paper for its new tissue production line

The Greek converter continues its expansion in the tissue paper industry and signs a contract with A.Celli Paper for the supply of a new turnkey production line. A.Celli Paper will supply a complete turnkey solution for the production of tissue pape...

02-12-2021 Hits:324 European News

Over 300 global installations of digital solutions confirm the success of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 portfolio

Over 300 global installations of digital solutions confirm the success of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 portfolio

With its digitalization and automation portfolio Papermaking 4.0, Voith Paper is an international pioneer and innovation driver in paper production. The technology company now has more than 300 digital installations worldwide. The numerous references...

02-12-2021 Hits:289 European News

Mondi launches IQ EXTRALIGHT, a new opaque paper for inserts of medications, leaflets, manuals and legal text applications

Mondi launches IQ EXTRALIGHT, a new opaque paper for inserts of medications, leaflets, manuals and legal text applications

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, launches IQ EXTRALIGHT. The new opaque paper solution is produced at Mondi Neusiedler, Austria, and targets the uncoated premium segment in opaque paper for inserts of medications and cosmetics, operatin...

02-12-2021 Hits:347 European News

Paper Excellence Welcomes Domtar Into Its Group of Companies

Paper Excellence Welcomes Domtar Into Its Group of Companies

The Paper Excellence Group, a global diversified manufacturer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers, has just announced the successful closing of its previously-announced acquisition of Domtar (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS), a leadin...

02-12-2021 Hits:282 North American News

Kemira selected as primary chemical supplier for Cascades’ new recycled board mill in North America

Kemira selected as primary chemical supplier for Cascades’ new recycled board mill in North America

Kemira has been selected as the primary chemical supplier for Cascades’ new recycled board mill in North America. Cascades, a Canadian-based leading producer of sustainable packaging solutions, is converting their Bear Island mill in Virginia, US, to...

02-12-2021 Hits:506 North American News

Paper that connects

Paper that connects

The more digitalised the modern world becomes, the more people are looking for a counterbalance to the digital overstimulation in the physically tangible realm. This trend, called high-tech/high-touch, has been anticipated for decades. Understanding ...

02-12-2021 Hits:335 European News

AFT SUPPLYING POM SYSTEM TO SAPPI BOARD MILL IN SOUTH AFRICA

AFT SUPPLYING POM SYSTEM TO SAPPI BOARD MILL IN SOUTH AFRICA

Sappi has selected AFT to add new POM® Technology to their approach flow system at Ngodwana’s linerboard machine. The system will work with a kraft/recycle furnish mix on the mill’s nearly 700 tpd containerboard system. The supply includes a headbox...

02-12-2021 Hits:279 European News

ANDRITZ receives repeat order to supply key process equipment for Klabin’s Ortigueira pulp mill in Brazil

ANDRITZ receives repeat order to supply key process equipment for Klabin’s Ortigueira pulp mill in Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Klabin to supply energy-efficient and environmentally leading key equipment and processes for Klabin’s Puma Capacity Increase II project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. Start-up is sch...

02-12-2021 Hits:374 South American News

Focus on the potential of cellulose-based materials

Focus on the potential of cellulose-based materials

The new ZELLCHEMING Conference "Cellulose Based Materials - From Science to Technology" reflects the growing importance of a bioeconomy strategy based on renewable raw materials. Cellulose, the main component of plant cell walls and thus the most a...

30-11-2021 Hits:280 Exhibitions

Sulzer launches the world’s biggest medium-consistency pump

Sulzer launches the world’s biggest medium-consistency pump

Sulzer announces the launch of the world’s biggest medium-consistency pump, the MCE93-400. The new MCETM pump size is Sulzer’s answer to the customers’ demand for bigger production rates in pulp mills. The MCETM pump is being tested at Sulzer’s full...

30-11-2021 Hits:298 European News

ANDRITZ to supply PrimeCal calenders and paper machine approach flow system to Henan Xinyaxin New Technology Packaging Material, China

ANDRITZ to supply PrimeCal calenders and paper machine approach flow system to Henan Xinyaxin New Technology Packaging Material, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Henan Xinyaxin New Technology Packaging Material, China, to deliver two calenders and a complete paper machine approach flow system for their new paper machine PM9 at the mill in Xinxi...

26-11-2021 Hits:351 Asian News

Metsä Tissue investigated the carbon footprint of toilet paper: high-quality and soft tissue paper is also environmentally friendly

Metsä Tissue investigated the carbon footprint of toilet paper: high-quality and soft tissue paper is also environmentally friendly

In cooperation with AFRY, Metsä Tissue, a part of Metsä Group, has calculated the carbon footprint of toilet paper in its eight European mills, and explored also the differences in the footprints of toilet papers made of fresh and recycled fibres. Th...

25-11-2021 Hits:329 European News

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Cen...

24-11-2021 Hits:422 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up pressurized refining system at Biyang Huifeng, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up pressurized refining system at Biyang Huifeng, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the start-up of a pressurized refining system supplied to Biyang Huifeng Wood Industry Board Co., Ltd. at its MDF production plant in Biyang, Henan province, China.   With the ne...

24-11-2021 Hits:307 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply a complete OCC line, including reject treatment, to Alizay Papier, France

ANDRITZ to supply a complete OCC line, including reject treatment, to Alizay Papier, France

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Alizay Papier SASU to supply a complete OCC line – including a reject treatment system – with a capacity of 1,400 bdmt/d to the mill in Alizay, France. Start-up is scheduled for the e...

23-11-2021 Hits:575 European News

Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group is the new Chairman of Cepi, the Confederation of the Paper and Pulp Industry

Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group is the new Chairman of Cepi, the Confederation of the Paper and Pulp Industry

As of January 2022, Ilkka Hämälä takes over from his predecessor Ignazio Capuano as Chairman of Cepi, one of the leading and most influential trade association representing the forest and bio-based industry sector in Brussels, the capital of the Euro...

23-11-2021 Hits:301 European News

New Alfa Laval PlusClean cleaning nozzle revolutionizes tank cleaning with 100% coverage

New Alfa Laval PlusClean cleaning nozzle revolutionizes tank cleaning with 100% coverage

With the introduction of the new Alfa Laval PlusClean® cleaning nozzle, Alfa Laval’s broad tank cleaning portfolio is set to take a giant leap forward. The PlusClean delivers unprecedented 100% tank cleaning coverage, up to 80% savings in water and c...

23-11-2021 Hits:305 European News

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report receives award

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report receives award

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2020 was chosen as the best in Finland in a competition organised by an independent group of expert organisations. In addition, for the fourth consecutive year, Stora Enso’s report has been included in the top ten s...

17-11-2021 Hits:313 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up P-RC APMP line delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up P-RC APMP line delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a chemi-thermomechanical pulping system delivered to Sun Paper for its mill in the city of Beihai, Guangxi, China. The proven ANDRITZ P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alk...

16-11-2021 Hits:282 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new PrimeReel system at Knauf Petroboard, Russia

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new PrimeReel system at Knauf Petroboard, Russia

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new reel as part of the KM2 board machine rebuild at Knauf Petroboard, in Kommunar, Russia. The KM2 – with a basis weight range from 100 to 320 g/m2 – has a design speed of 700&nbs...

15-11-2021 Hits:330 European News

Metsä Board is progressing with its fossil free target at its Kyro mill

Metsä Board is progressing with its fossil free target at its Kyro mill

The Hämeenkyrön Voima power plant, from which Metsä Board's Kyro mill buys energy, has replaced the peat it burns with renewable energy. In the future, the power plant aims to use wood-based fuels from Metsä Group's production and wood procurement by...

09-11-2021 Hits:451 European News

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has joined the global "Business Ambition for 1.5°C" initiative to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degree through appropriate measures. As part of this initiative, launched by the UN Global Compact and Science ...

08-11-2021 Hits:358 European News

Watson-Marlow announces details of the new U.S. manufacturing facility bringing them closer to customers in the region

Watson-Marlow announces details of the new U.S. manufacturing facility bringing them closer to customers in the region

Watson-Marlow is pleased to announce that construction began in October 2021, on a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the United States, with first production due in late 2022. Following an announcement made earlier this year, the Company...

08-11-2021 Hits:326 North American News

Essity in collaboration for responsible forest operations in Russia

Essity in collaboration for responsible forest operations in Russia

The hygiene and health company Essity is collaborating with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action initiative to further strengthen responsible forest management, nurture high con...

05-11-2021 Hits:335 European News

Valmet and CMPC have finalized the agreement for major technology and automation delivery for Guaíba pulp mill’s modernization project in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC have finalized the agreement for major technology and automation delivery for Guaíba pulp mill’s modernization project in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC have finalized the agreement of which Valmet and CMPC signed a letter of intent in September 2021 (Valmet’s press release on September 20, 2021). According to the agreement, Valmet will deliver key technology and automation for CMPC’s...

05-11-2021 Hits:2678 South American News

Climate case for wood

Climate case for wood

New manifesto calls for greater use of wood to help nations decarbonise An international Wood Manifesto setting the future roadmap for timber and wood use in construction and other products was launched in the UK last week just ahead of the COP26 cl...

05-11-2021 Hits:392 European News

Brown Machine Group is now BMG

Brown Machine Group is now BMG

New name reflects growth and integration into complete turn-key solution provider in the plastic and paper industry Brown Machine Group, the world’s leading provider of forming, tooling and automation solutions for the global packaging industry, ann...

05-11-2021 Hits:340 North American News

AFT stock prep and approach flow equipment for JK Paper new multi-layer board machine

AFT stock prep and approach flow equipment for JK Paper new multi-layer board machine

JK Paper Limited, one of the largest pulp and paper producers in India, selected AFT to supply a POM® approach flow and stock preparation system for their latest packaging board expansion project. PM5 is a 170 000 tpa multi-layer board machine at CPM...

05-11-2021 Hits:410 Asian News

Valmet launches winder diagnostics to secure winder runnability

Valmet launches winder diagnostics to secure winder runnability

As part of the Industrial Internet offering, Valmet has developed winder diagnostics to help board and paper customers optimize the overall performance of their winder. Winder diagnostics is an essential part of a winder reliability agreement. The s...

04-11-2021 Hits:321 European News

Resolute Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2021 Results

Resolute Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2021 Results

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has just reported net income of $80 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, compared to net income of $57 million, or $0.66 per diluted share, in the same peri...

04-11-2021 Hits:292 Financial News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives environmental award for barricote barrier papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives environmental award for barricote barrier papers

On 2 November, the Flensburg mill of Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH received the "Environmental Award of the Economy 2021" by the Society for Study and Development of the Economy in Schleswig-Holstein for the production of sustainable barricote® ...

04-11-2021 Hits:357 European News

Toscotec partners again with Cartiere Saci for new paper machine rebuild.

Toscotec partners again with Cartiere Saci for new paper machine rebuild.

Toscotec will complete the dryer section rebuild of PM2 at Cartiere Saci’s paper mill in Verona, Italy. With this new order, Toscotec will carry through the modification of PM2 it started performing in 2015 through different steps supplying a new cal...

04-11-2021 Hits:352 European News

BUCKMAN ANNOUNCES NEW SUITE OF IMMERSIVE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

BUCKMAN ANNOUNCES NEW SUITE OF IMMERSIVE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

Buckman, the specialty chemical company known for its relentless focus to deliver innovative solutions for customers in paper manufacturing, water treatment, process chemistry, and leather processing, announced a new suite of immersive digital techno...

03-11-2021 Hits:320 North American News

Smurfit Kappa Group Plc | Q3 Trading Update

Smurfit Kappa Group Plc |  Q3 Trading Update

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (‘SKG’, 'Smurfit Kappa' or ‘the Group’) has just announced a trading update for the 9 months to 30 September 2021. First Nine Months Overview:   Revenue growth year-on-year of 15% to €7,287 million EBITDA growt...

03-11-2021 Hits:319 Financial News

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 14 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including Sustainability Award of the Year WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design e...

02-11-2021 Hits:566 North American News

New wastewater mixers reduce maintenance and improve health & safety

New wastewater mixers reduce maintenance and improve health & safety

Following a highly successful upgrade to its wastewater process, Glatfelter, the leading global supplier of engineered materials, has made further investments in mixers made by Landia. Manufacturers of quality key products for industries such as foo...

02-11-2021 Hits:404 European News

BillerudKorsnäs divests the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs divests the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs has today agreed with the British investment firm Inspirit regarding the divestment of the Beetham mill. The transaction is completed today. The purchase price corresponds to an equity value of around SEK 30 million. “The strategic i...

01-11-2021 Hits:348 European News

The European pulp and paper industry presents its contribution to the Three Billion Trees Initiative

The European pulp and paper industry presents its contribution to the Three Billion Trees Initiative

The European pulp and paper industry fully supports the European Commission’s initiative to plant three billion additional trees in the EU by 2030. Cepi is ready to contribute to the long-term sustainable growth of forests. We believe this is the rig...

29-10-2021 Hits:371 European News

A.Celli Paper to supply four E-WIND® P100 Paper Rewinders to Century Sunshine Paper Group

A.Celli Paper to supply four E-WIND® P100 Paper Rewinders to Century Sunshine Paper Group

The paper rewinders will be installed downstream of the PM4 and PM5 dedicated to the production of special decorative paper, both located in Weifang City. A.Celli is honoured to announce that Century Sunshine Paper Group Ltd has chosen to rely on A....

29-10-2021 Hits:325 Asian News

Essity launches green hydrogen pilot for CO2-free tissue production

Essity launches green hydrogen pilot for CO2-free tissue production

Hygiene and health company Essity is launching a pilot project to run a paper machine CO2-free with green hydrogen in the company’s production facility in Mainz-Kostheim, Germany. For this purpose, natural gas is successively replaced by green hydrog...

29-10-2021 Hits:365 European News

How the paper industry is the epitome of the circular economy

How the paper industry is the epitome of the circular economy

Even before extended producer responsibility (EPR) was mandated by the South African Government in May 2021, the pulp and paper manufacturing and recycling sector has been embarking on process and production innovation to reduce its environmental foo...

29-10-2021 Hits:368 Press Releases

Rottneros announces price hike for High Yield Pulp

Rottneros announces price hike for High Yield Pulp

Rottneros announces price hike of 75 USD/ton for all new orders effective 1st of November 2021. The increase is implemented on all High Yield Pulp grades and for all destinations. The increase reflects rapidly increasing input costs for energy ...

29-10-2021 Hits:369 Financial News

Kemira introduces advanced polymer technology to solve stickies challenges in recycled paper and board

Kemira introduces advanced polymer technology to solve stickies challenges in recycled paper and board

Kemira’s new quick inversion polymer technology helps address one of the key concerns of recycled paper and board producers: stickies originating from tapes, glues, and labels used in recovered and re...

29-10-2021 Hits:622 European News

Stora Enso introduces a unique carbon neutral cartonboard offering

Stora Enso introduces a unique carbon neutral cartonboard offering

Performa Light CarbonZero™ by Stora Enso is the first carbon neutral cartonboard offer in the market. It helps Stora Enso’s customers to have a smaller climate impact.   Performa Light CarbonZero is a carbon neutral, renewable and recyclable ca...

29-10-2021 Hits:364 European News

Metsä Board Kyro mill’s new modernised finishing area starts up

Metsä Board Kyro mill’s new modernised finishing area starts up

The modernisation of the Metsä Board Kyro mill’s finishing area has now been completed and the finishing line with new advanced equipment has started up. During the mill’s annual maintenance shutdown in October, a new state-of-the-art reeler and wind...

29-10-2021 Hits:324 European News

Suzano announces record operating cash generation of R$5.2 billion in 3Q 2021

Suzano announces record operating cash generation of  R$5.2 billion in 3Q 2021

Driven by strong performance, Suzano’s leverage in USD drops to 2.7 times Suzano, the global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts developed from eucalyptus, announces its results for the three months to September 2021 (3Q21), with operating ...

29-10-2021 Hits:288 South American News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up a new HERB recovery boiler at Naini Papers Limited, India

ANDRITZ successfully starts up a new HERB recovery boiler at Naini Papers Limited, India

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new 550 t/d HERB chemical recovery boiler (upgradable to 700 t/d) at Naini Papers Limited in Kashipur, state of Uttarakhand, India. The boiler is designed to handle a mixture of ha...

29-10-2021 Hits:349 Asian News

SECOND WORKER FOUND AT WINDSOR MILL

SECOND WORKER FOUND AT WINDSOR MILL

Domtar received confirmation from the Sûreté du Québec this morning of the tragic news regarding the second worker, Mr. Hugo Paré, who also lost his life following the collapse of a scaffolding on October 26 at approximately 1:35 a.m. at the company’...

28-10-2021 Hits:273 Canadian News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper increases prices for the entire range of specialty papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper increases prices for the entire range of specialty papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is forced to increase prices by up to 14% for deliveries from January 1, 2022 for the entire range of specialty papers (thermoscript, jetscript, giroform, supercote, barricote). The price increases are inevitable due to the i...

28-10-2021 Hits:288 Financial News

Toscotec to present latest innovations for energy efficiency at LatamPaper 2021.

Toscotec to present latest innovations for energy efficiency at LatamPaper 2021.

Toscotec will participate in the Latin American Papermakers Conference 2021 scheduled from 10th to 12th November 2021 in Mexico City to present the latest innovations of its top-of-the-line technology designed for superior energy efficiency.  ...

28-10-2021 Hits:270 South American News

AMETEK Surface Vision introduces new performance services to reduce downtime and maximise ROI

AMETEK Surface Vision introduces new performance services to reduce downtime and maximise ROI

Leading automated surface inspection solutions provider, AMETEK Surface Vision, now offers a range of expert system services to ensure optimum levels of operation for the lifetime of its inspection and monitoring products.  Customers will benef...

21-10-2021 Hits:471 European News

Stora Enso launches new fluff pulp grade with lower carbon footprint

Stora Enso launches new fluff pulp grade with lower carbon footprint

Stora Enso has introduced the newest addition to its NaturaFluff pulp product portfolio, NaturaFluff Eco by Stora Enso. NaturaFluff Eco is a new fluff pulp grade with a lower carbon footprint, enabling producers of hygiene products – such as baby dia...

21-10-2021 Hits:471 European News

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso is investing EUR 97 million to expand the board production at the Skoghall site in Sweden.  At the same time, Stora Enso is initiating a pre-feasibility study to convert the second, currently idle, line at its Oulu site in Finland, to...

20-10-2021 Hits:598 European News

Stora Enso sets ambitious goal of 100% regenerative solutions by 2050 and announces new 2030 sustainability targets

Stora Enso sets ambitious goal of 100% regenerative solutions by 2050 and announces new 2030 sustainability targets

Stora Enso’s ambition is to offer 100% regenerative products and solutions by 2050. By adopting a regenerative stance, Stora Enso is shifting its sustainability goals from minimising negative environmental impact to becoming a net positive1 contribut...

20-10-2021 Hits:535 European News

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

Pure Supreme is a well-established premium white-top kraftliner, optimized for offset printing. BillerudKorsnäs is now launching an upgraded version of Pure Supreme, which is more than a facelift – it could even be regarded as a new product.  It...

20-10-2021 Hits:502 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC. The PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine has a design ...

18-10-2021 Hits:471 Asian News

Pratt Industries orders the third OptiConcept M board production line from Valmet to the USA: machine designed for more sustainable board making

Pratt Industries orders the third OptiConcept M board production line from Valmet to the USA: machine designed for more sustainable board making

Valmet will supply a repeat order of an OptiConcept M board production line for Pratt Industries in Henderson, Kentucky, USA. The mill will use 100% recycled paper products to produce lightweight, high-strength containerboard and corrugated board gra...

15-10-2021 Hits:697 North American News

GREYCON’S CHARITY WALK FROM LONDON TO ATHENS!

GREYCON’S CHARITY WALK FROM LONDON TO ATHENS!

On Friday 1st October, members of the Greycon team started a collective walk covering the distance between their London office and their office located in Athens to raise money and awareness for WasteAid. Each member of the team is contributing ...

15-10-2021 Hits:538 European News

MM Board & Paper invests in ABB’s next generation L&W Autoline for Europe’s highest production cartonboard mill

MM Board & Paper invests in ABB’s next generation L&W Autoline for Europe’s highest production cartonboard mill

ABB will provide two next-generation L&W Autoline automated paper testing systems to MM Board & Paper (MM) and has secured a new service agreement with the major packaging manufacturer. The new solution will modernize and optimize quality con...

14-10-2021 Hits:554 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up main equipment for alternative fiber processing system to be used in tissue production at Essity, Germany

ANDRITZ successfully starts up main equipment for alternative fiber processing system to be used in tissue production at Essity, Germany

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the main equipment forming part of an innovative mechanical pulping line supplied to hygiene and health company Essity in Mannheim, Germany. The new system features a capacity of 100...

14-10-2021 Hits:469 European News

Essity and McDonald’s are closing the loop for paper cups in Germany

Essity and McDonald’s are closing the loop for paper cups in Germany

Beverage, milkshake and ice cream cups will be re-used to make professional hygiene paper under Essity’s leading Tork brand. Hygiene and health company Essity and McDonald’s are writing circular history with a recycling project that turns used pape...

14-10-2021 Hits:519 European News

WEPA starts up new tissue line supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis

WEPA starts up new tissue line supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis

WEPA and Toscotec started up an AHEAD 2.2S tissue machine at Piechowice mill in Poland. The new line is part of a full turnkey supply by Toscotec, starting from the bale handling system and bridge crane up to the parent roll handling system. It produ...

14-10-2021 Hits:435 European News

Valmet’s performance center in Appleton, Wisconsin further strengthens remote support services for customers

Valmet’s performance center in Appleton, Wisconsin further strengthens remote support services for customers

Valmet has launched a new performance center in Appleton, Wisconsin, that will serve board, paper and tissue markets in North America with Industrial Internet and remote support capabilities.    “We decided to launch the Appleton VPC (Valm...

13-10-2021 Hits:367 North American News

Record running time: TerraGloss coating on hard calender roll at Lenzing Papier in Austria in use for more than 24 months

Record running time: TerraGloss coating on hard calender roll at Lenzing Papier in Austria in use for more than 24 months

Lenzing Papier has achieved record running times with Voith's TerraGloss coatings on the hard calender roll at its paper mill in Lenzing, Austria. The PM 1 calender rolls with the TerraGloss hard metal coating from Voith enjoy a much longer serv...

13-10-2021 Hits:424 European News

Voith to supply production machinery and Papermaking 4.0 solutions for world’s widest and fastest glass mat manufacturing plant

Voith to supply production machinery and Papermaking 4.0 solutions for world’s widest and fastest glass mat manufacturing plant

Owens Corning, a leader in global building and industrial materials, has commissioned Voith to supply production machinery, Papermaking 4.0 solutions as well as components for its site in Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.A. The new 50,000-square-meter manuf...

13-10-2021 Hits:337 North American News

Nouryon to support Bracell pulp mill expansion in Brazil with its innovative Integrated Manufacturing Model

Nouryon to support Bracell pulp mill expansion in Brazil with its innovative Integrated Manufacturing Model

Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, has commissioned its latest Integrated Manufacturing Model to support the expansion of the Bracell pulp mill in Lençóis Paulista, Brazil. Nouryon’s Integrated Manufacturing Model provides custo...

13-10-2021 Hits:298 South American News

Lucart consolidates in France with an €80 million plan to grow in Europe

Lucart consolidates in France with an €80 million plan to grow in Europe

Lucart, Europe's leading manufacturer of tissue, airlaid and MG paper hygiene solutions and famous for the Tenderly, Lucart Professional, Tutto Pannocarta and Grazie Natural brands, is announcing an €80 million three-year investment plan for 2022-202...

13-10-2021 Hits:367 European News

A.Celli among the 100 most sustainable Italian excellences

A.Celli among the 100 most sustainable Italian excellences

The inclusion in the prestigious list, published by Forbes Italia and drawn up by Kon Group and Credit Suisse, is a further confirmation of the commitment made by the A.Celli Group towards environmental sustainability. After being recognized as one ...

13-10-2021 Hits:373 European News

Mercer International Inc. Announces European Union Investigation Into European Wood Pulp Industry

Mercer International Inc. Announces European Union Investigation Into European Wood Pulp Industry

Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) announces that the European Union has opened a cartel investigation into the wood pulp sector and conducted inspections of major European pulp producers including the Company's German operations. The Company i...

13-10-2021 Hits:369 European News

Aerothermic is attending MIAC Tissue 2021 with a new management

Aerothermic is attending MIAC Tissue 2021 with a new management

AEROTHERMIC srl is attending MIAC 2021 exhibition where the company will introduce to the business community the New Management of FOMAT, brand that since 40 years serves the international paper industry. On the occasion of MIAC 2021, Aerothermic Sr...

13-10-2021 Hits:351 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up steel Yankee and air and energy systems at Kartogroup in Spain

ANDRITZ successfully starts up steel Yankee and air and energy systems at Kartogroup in Spain

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the new steel Yankee and air and energy systems at Kartogroup España S.L., Burriana mill, Spain. The turnkey order included a steel Yankee with steam and condensate system for the PM...

13-10-2021 Hits:396 European News

AFT ANNOUNCES START-UP OF NEW POM APPROACH FLOW SYSTEM AT STORA ENSO OULU

AFT ANNOUNCES START-UP OF NEW POM APPROACH FLOW SYSTEM AT STORA ENSO OULU

AFT is pleased to announce the successful start-up of a new POM® approach flow system at Stora Enso Oulu on the recently converted and commissioned board machine 7. The machine is now producing a high quality kraftliner called AvantForte™ by Stora En...

07-10-2021 Hits:380 European News

The packaging is a part of the gift

The packaging is a part of the gift

There is hardly a time when consumer trends become as apparent as in the year-end business. At the moment, individualization, premiumization and the unboxing experiences are trending and thus shaping the expectations around holiday gifts. Online reta...

07-10-2021 Hits:378 European News

Lenzing rated “sustainability champion” by MSCI ESG

Lenzing rated “sustainability champion” by MSCI ESG

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, has received further recognition of its performance in sustainability. The prestigious rating agency MSCI has upgraded its rating for the Lenzing Group from “A” to “AA” a...

07-10-2021 Hits:380 European News

ANDRITZ receives order for a major disc filter rebuild from SCA Pulp, Sweden

ANDRITZ receives order for a major disc filter rebuild from SCA Pulp, Sweden

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from SCA (Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget) to rebuild a disc filter at their pulp mill in Ortviken, Sundsvall, Sweden. After the rebuild, the production capacity of the disc filter (origina...

07-10-2021 Hits:362 European News

Suzano joins 1t.org Corporate Alliance committing to conserve, restore and grow 2.5 billion trees globally by 2030

Suzano joins 1t.org Corporate Alliance committing to conserve, restore and grow 2.5 billion trees globally by 2030

1t.org is a World Economic Forum initiative aiming to inspire and engage global stakeholders to pledge to restoring forests and the planet. Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp and paper producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of ...

06-10-2021 Hits:494 South American News

Valmet to supply key board machine technology to Zhejiang Forest United Paper in China

Valmet to supply key board machine technology to Zhejiang Forest United Paper in China

Valmet will supply key board machine technology to Zhejiang Forest United Paper in Taizhou in the province of Zhejiang in China. The key technology will be installed in a new container board machine (PM6). The start-up is scheduled for 2023. The ord...

06-10-2021 Hits:519 Asian News

ANDRITZ to present innovative technologies for sustainable paper production at MIAC

ANDRITZ to present innovative technologies for sustainable paper production at MIAC

International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative technologies for sustainable paper production at MIAC 2021, booth #71, in Lucca, Italy, from October 12 to 15, 2021. The ANDRITZ experts are looking forward to presenting the l...

06-10-2021 Hits:488 Exhibitions

Essity invests in world’s first tissue machine running on geothermal steam

Essity invests in world’s first tissue machine running on geothermal steam

Essity is investing in enhanced efficiency in the company´s site in Kawerau, New Zealand, including the world’s first tissue machine running a fully geothermal steam drying process. Together with a reduction in pulp consumption, reduced waste and eli...

06-10-2021 Hits:482 Oceania News

Toscotec starts up new tissue machine at Marutomi in Japan.

Toscotec starts up new tissue machine at Marutomi in Japan.

The Marutomi Group fired up a Toscotec-supplied MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machine at its Ono Paper’s mill in Fuji city, Japan. This is the second of two tissue lines supplied by Toscotec to the Marutomi Group, who implemented a strong expansion in the ...

06-10-2021 Hits:444 Asian News

EAM Is Poised to Become a Leading Airlaid Nonwoven Supplier

EAM Is Poised to Become a Leading Airlaid Nonwoven Supplier

Walk into the absorbent hygiene section of your local pharmacy or grocery store and you’ll see our Engineered Absorbent Materials (EAM) airlaid products everywhere. “We produce absorbent cores for many hygiene products including diapers, adult incon...

05-10-2021 Hits:461 North American News

Valmet receives a tissue line order from Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia

Valmet receives a tissue line order from Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia

Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line including stock preparation, automation system and a Focus rewinder to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC. The new Advantage DCT 200 tissue line will be installed at the company’s mill in Vorsino industrial ...

04-10-2021 Hits:474 Asian News

Metsä Group launches a new programme to support biodiversity and improve the state of waters

Metsä Group launches a new programme to support biodiversity and improve the state of waters

Metsä Group launches a programme to be implemented between 2021 and 2030 to provide financial contributions and expertise to support regionally relevant and effective development projects that improve biodiversity and the state of waters in Finland. ...

04-10-2021 Hits:479 European News

James Wreath is the new Vice President of Sales – North America at Körber Business Area Tissue

James Wreath is the new Vice President of Sales – North America at Körber Business Area Tissue

James Wreath has been appointed Vice President Sales North America at Körber Business Area Tissue and will report directly to the President North America, Pete Augustine. Wreath joined the Körber Business Area Tissue at the beginning of 2020 as Vice ...

04-10-2021 Hits:497 North American News

A.Celli announces the launch of the brand new A.Celli iDEAL® Evo-Lock® Yankee Dryer

A.Celli announces the launch of the brand new A.Celli iDEAL® Evo-Lock® Yankee Dryer

A.Celli Paper launched, with an exclusive online presentation, their new A.Celli iDEAL® Evo-Lock®, the next evolution of the Yankee Dryers with forged shell. Mr. Clive Butler, Yankee Dryer Production Manager, and Mr. Fabrizio Tonello, A.Celli Paper...

04-10-2021 Hits:530 European News

Toscotec to showcase advanced energy-efficient technology at MIAC 2021.

Toscotec to showcase advanced energy-efficient technology at MIAC 2021.

Toscotec will be at MIAC 2021 Booth 109 to showcase world-class energy-efficient technology including customized solutions for turnkey tissue operations and paper machine’s technological rebuilds.  On October 13th, at 3.50 pm in the first ...

04-10-2021 Hits:498 European News

The Jane Goodall Institute Austria selects Mondi ́s recycled paper brand NAUTILUS® for its newly printed annual magazine

The Jane Goodall Institute Austria selects Mondi ́s recycled paper brand NAUTILUS® for its newly printed annual magazine

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, has been chosenby the Jane Goodall Institute Austria as the supplier for the first issue of their new annual magazine Be inspired using Mondi's premium recycled paper brand NAUTILUS®. The newly launched...

30-09-2021 Hits:545 European News

Metsä Tissue is planning a significant investment in a tissue mill in the UK

Metsä Tissue is planning a significant investment in a tissue mill in the UK

Metsä Tissue, the tissue paper business of the forest industry group Metsä Group, is planning to invest in a new tissue mill in the UK. The plan consists of 240 000 tons of tissue paper production capacity, built in several phases during the upcoming...

30-09-2021 Hits:539 European News

Valmet to supply coated board making and BCTMP production lines to one of its customer in Asia

Valmet to supply coated board making and BCTMP production lines to one of its customer in Asia

Valmet will supply a coated board making line and a bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) production line with automation solutions, as well as spare parts and consumables packages to one of its customer in Asia. The board making line with hi...

30-09-2021 Hits:498 Asian News

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has been developing fully recyclable barrier papers for flexible food and non-food packaging since Drupa 2016. The demand for environmentally friendly packaging papers with effective barrier functions has increased rapidly sinc...

30-09-2021 Hits:547 European News

Toscotec starts up new turnkey tissue line at Cartiera Confalone in Italy.

Toscotec starts up new turnkey tissue line at Cartiera Confalone in Italy.

The AHEAD 2.2 tissue line supplied by Toscotec to Cartiera Confalone on a turnkey basis has come online at their new mill in Montoro, Italy, and started producing sellable tissue from day one. The new AHEAD 2.2 tissue line is equipped with TT NextPr...

30-09-2021 Hits:480 European News

Thermal fluid or steam?

Thermal fluid or steam?

Many of us start our day by walking to the kettle to make a tea or coffee. If you don’t clean the kettle, after a while you’ll probably see a build-up of limescale. If this happens to your kettle, you can repair or replace it for a low cost — when wo...

30-09-2021 Hits:554 European News

Essity begins tissue production from alternative fibers

Essity begins tissue production from alternative fibers

Hygiene and health company Essity is today presenting a breakthrough in sustainable tissue production and is beginning production based on pulp from wheat straw. The plant in Mannheim, Germany, is the first of its kind in Europe, and the first on a l...

30-09-2021 Hits:529 European News

Kemira opens its new R&D center in Shanghai

Kemira opens its new R&D center in Shanghai

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries, opens its new APAC R&D center in Pujiang Town, Shanghai, China, to meet rapidly growing market demand and accelerate efforts to develop renewable, biodegrad...

30-09-2021 Hits:410 Asian News

Fedrigoni project shows how quickly and easily Voith digital solutions can be implemented to produce significant savings

Fedrigoni project shows how quickly and easily Voith digital solutions can be implemented to produce significant savings

The consulting firm Bain & Company was engaged by Fedrigoni, a leading Italian fine paper manufacturer, to optimize the company’s entire value chain, in particular with the help of digitalization. Voith impressed with its digital product portfoli...

28-09-2021 Hits:366 European News

Valmet to supply an evaporation line rebuild to Grasim Industries’ pulp mill in India

Valmet to supply an evaporation line rebuild to Grasim Industries’ pulp mill in India

Valmet will supply an evaporation line rebuild to Grasim Industries Limited’s Harihar Polyfibers pulp manufacturing mill in India. The rebuild project is designed to improve the evaporator reliability and to handle the increased plant capacity to sui...

28-09-2021 Hits:271 Asian News

Metso Outotec and Cyriac Tor Ltd to provide slurry pump solutions in the UK

Metso Outotec and Cyriac Tor Ltd to provide slurry pump solutions in the UK

Metso Outotec has appointed Cyriac Tor Ltd as a distributor of Metso Outotec’s pumps in the UK. The distribution agreement covers Metso Outotec’s slurry pumping solutions, including slurry pumps, spare parts, seals and hoses, commissioning, service c...

28-09-2021 Hits:285 European News

Buckman Global Price Increase effective Oct 1

Buckman Global Price Increase effective Oct 1

Buckman, a privately-held, global company specializing in innovative chemistry and smart solutions, announced global price increases of 15 to 20% for all product offerings. The price increases will become effective October 1, or as customer contracts...

28-09-2021 Hits:309 Financial News

Environment Minister Schulze at Mitsubishi HiTec Paper

Environment Minister Schulze at Mitsubishi HiTec Paper

On September 17 Svenja Schulze (Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety) and Dr. Wiebke Esdar (Member of the German Bundestag) visited the Bielefeld mill of the speciality paper manufacturer Mitsubishi HiTec Paper. The tw...

27-09-2021 Hits:338 European News

Klabin starts up its first paper machine of Puma II Project in Brazil with support from AFRY

Klabin starts up its first paper machine of Puma II Project in Brazil with support from AFRY

Klabin, Brazil’s largest producer and exporter of paper for packaging, has taken an important step in its growth strategy with the start-up of the first paper machine (MP27) of the Puma II Project in Ortigueira, Paraná in Brazil. This is Klabin’s lar...

24-09-2021 Hits:348 South American News

Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

The technology leader Voith presents its vision for future user interfaces with paper machines. Developed for the paper production of tomorrow, the innovative user interface significantly increases plant productivity, ensures paper quality and reduce...

23-09-2021 Hits:605 European News

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet will supply a high-capacity OptiWin Pro winder to Norske Skog’s Golbey mill in France. The main target of Norske Skog Golbey is to have one winder to handle the 550,000-tonne capacity of the converted high-speed and high-capacity paper machine...

23-09-2021 Hits:543 European News

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec successfully started up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro Ansalcarta in Villa Basilica, Italy. The new Yankee replaced an existing cast iron dryer installed on PM1 in 1993 by Officine Meccaniche Toschi, which was renamed To...

23-09-2021 Hits:541 European News

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

A radar level transmitter ideal for powders and dusty atmospheres KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, announces its new Optiwave 6500C, a radar level transmitter for powders and dusty...

22-09-2021 Hits:548 European News

Launch of Combilift’s new XLE model

Launch of Combilift’s new XLE model

Irish materials handling specialist Combilift has officially launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, as a further addition to its impressive range of electric models. In line with the growing demand for electric powered equipment, this multidirec...

22-09-2021 Hits:551 Logistics

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specializing in te...

22-09-2021 Hits:640 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up stock preparation system at Vinda Personal Care, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up stock preparation system at Vinda Personal Care, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a stock preparation system supplied to Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) Co., Ltd., as part of its tissue production at the mill in Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. With this new line, ther...

22-09-2021 Hits:429 Asian News

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens to supply Carded/Pulp (CP) line for Indian customer Tufropes

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens to supply Carded/Pulp (CP) line for Indian customer Tufropes

India has a huge potential concerning hygiene-related nonwoven products. Wet and dry wipes lift hygienic standards in baby and body care. Since all these products are single-use items the need for environmental-friendly products cannot be doubted. ...

22-09-2021 Hits:457 Asian News

ANDRITZ to convert paper machine from newsprint to packaging paper production for Volga Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

ANDRITZ to convert paper machine from newsprint to packaging paper production for Volga Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, to supply a new OCC line as well as to convert its PM 6, a newsprint paper machine, to a packaging paper machine...

21-09-2021 Hits:370 Asian News

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Accounting for 25,090 tonnes in 2021, the specialty papers market is dynamic and will present multiple lucrative diversification opportunities across the next five years. This includes delivering new grades that will allow companies to deliver on com...

20-09-2021 Hits:582 European News

Valmet and CMPC sign letter of intent for the modernization of Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC sign letter of intent for the modernization of Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC have signed a letter of intent (LOI) for Valmet to deliver key technology for the BioCMPC project. The target of the project is to increase the production capacity of the Guaíba pulp mill’s line 2 from 1.5 million ADt/y (air dry tonne...

20-09-2021 Hits:301 South American News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty ...

20-09-2021 Hits:342 European News

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 have entered a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels. SCA will supply tall oil to the joint venture and will invest approximately SEK 0.6 billion in the company. SCA and St1 will be equal shareholders of the joint venture, whi...

20-09-2021 Hits:367 European News

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

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

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up key production equipment for the first of two environmentally friendly hardwood pulp production lines supplied for Bracell’s “STAR” project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo. The second ...

20-09-2021 Hits:501 South American News

AMETEK Surface Vision to showcase its color-based inspection technology expertise at TAPPICon Live! 2021

AMETEK Surface Vision to showcase its color-based inspection technology expertise at TAPPICon Live! 2021

AMETEK Surface Vision, a leading provider of online surface inspection solutions, will be both exhibiting and presenting its technical expertise at next month’s TAPPICon Live! pulp and paper industry conference. Held in in Atlanta, Georgia, from Oct...

15-09-2021 Hits:579 North American News

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG:ID SKG:LN) (together with its subsidiaries, “Smurfit Kappa” or the “Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas...

15-09-2021 Hits:540 European News

Kemira increases prices of process and functional chemistries globally for paper industry

Kemira increases prices of process and functional chemistries globally for paper industry

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, announces price increases in the Process & Functional chemistry portfolio globally. The increase will be up to 30%, and effective for deliveries from October 1st...

13-09-2021 Hits:573 Financial News

Suzano re-enters Sustainability Linked Bond market with a new $500 million issue two months after pricing of initial $1 billion SLB with social and environmental targets

Suzano re-enters Sustainability Linked Bond market with a new $500 million issue two months after pricing of initial $1 billion SLB with social and environmental targets

39% of Suzano’s debt linked to social and environmental commitments Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp and paper producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts developed from eucalyptus, announces the completion of a new ...

13-09-2021 Hits:700 Financial News

AFT ANNOUNCES LATEST CONTAINERBOARD POM SYSTEM

AFT ANNOUNCES LATEST CONTAINERBOARD POM SYSTEM

AFT is pleased to announce three new advanced POM systems to be delivered for Klabin Puma II Project PM28, a multi-ply containerboard application in Brazil, South America. The POM system will help to provide superior cleanliness and fast response to ...

13-09-2021 Hits:754 South American News

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

How can manufacturers significantly improve product quality and process runnability in paper production and converting? This is exactly the question German manufacturer of specialized testing technology, emtec Electronic, addresses at booth 163 at th...

13-09-2021 Hits:567 European News

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

The Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is progressing according to plan and the mill’s foundation stone was laid today, 13 September 2021. The foundation stone was laid to the area of fibre line of the new mill by Ismo...

13-09-2021 Hits:635 European News

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

ABB and Södra have entered a long-term, strategic partnership to co-develop a roadmap to drive new levels of efficiency, engagement and digitalization across Södra’s enterprise to ultimately define the next generation mill. Södra, Sweden's largest...

09-09-2021 Hits:663 European News

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet and UPM have signed an extension of the existing maintenance operations agreement for UPM’s Platting mill in Germany, for an additional three years. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. “Since the start-up of the Valmet-delivered...

07-09-2021 Hits:591 European News

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper in China

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper in China

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper Co., Ltd. in China. The systems will be installed on Xinxiang Xinya Paper’s paper machine PM2 to improve production runnability and end-product quality. Th...

06-09-2021 Hits:475 Asian News

Kemira invests in a new production line of ASA sizing agents in Asia-Pacific for paper and board industry

Kemira invests in a new production line of ASA sizing agents in Asia-Pacific for paper and board industry

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries, announces a significant investment in the production of alkenyl succinic anhydride sizing agent (ASA) in China. ASA is one of the most effective and cost-effici...

03-09-2021 Hits:797 Asian News

Voith announces necessary price adjustments for paper machine clothing, shoe press sleeves, roll covers, mechanical roll service and doctoring solutions

Voith announces necessary price adjustments for paper machine clothing, shoe press sleeves, roll covers, mechanical roll service and doctoring solutions

The global pandemic has caused major unpredictable challenges in both public and private areas. One of these effects is enormous cost increases in many industrial sectors, for example raw materials, packaging and transport. Due to continuing signi...

02-09-2021 Hits:653 Financial News

Kemira increases prices of pulp bleaching chemicals in EMEA

Kemira increases prices of pulp bleaching chemicals in EMEA

Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces 10-15% price increases across pulp bleaching chemicals hydrogen peroxide and sodium chlorate in the EMEA region. The adjustments will be effective immediately or as contracts allow. The price adjustments...

02-09-2021 Hits:673 Financial News

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:655 European News

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

To better serve customers in Pulp & Paper industry, Ingersoll Rand brands Runtech Systems and Nash are joining their sales activities in Europe. With a unique offering portfolio for paper machine dewatering and vacuum systems and extensive paperm...

01-09-2021 Hits:686 European News

Valmet to supply key paper machine technology to Muda Paper Mills in Malaysia

Valmet to supply key paper machine technology to Muda Paper Mills in Malaysia

Valmet will supply key paper machine technology, which includes several upgrading works, to Muda Paper Mills Sdn. Bhd. for its PM 9 in Malaysia. The start-up is scheduled for the second quarter 2022. The order is included in Valmet's orders received...

01-09-2021 Hits:615 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Astrabel d.o.o. to supply a tissue plant for cost-efficient production of high-quality grades to its mill in Belišće, Croatia. Start-up is planned for 2023. The turn-key project inclu...

01-09-2021 Hits:679 European News

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Emtec Electronic reveals how its specialized measuring devices can be used to improve paper products, optimize processing and converting, and ultimately save costs and resources at the PROGRESS trade convention in Łódź, Poland, from September 22 to 2...

31-08-2021 Hits:655 European News

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for power and recovery boiler conversions to Domtar

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for power and recovery boiler conversions to Domtar

ANDRITZ Inc., a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has been selected by Domtar Corporation to provide equipment and technical services for conversion of a power boiler and a recovery boiler at their Kingsport paper mill, in Kingsport, ...

31-08-2021 Hits:640 North American News

Valmet’s OptiConcept M kraft making line successfully started up at Klabin’s Puma Project in Brazil

Valmet’s OptiConcept M kraft making line successfully started up at Klabin’s Puma Project in Brazil

A new kraftliner production line, PM 27, which was supplied by Valmet to Klabin, was successfully started up on August 30th, 2021 at Puma Project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. The order for the production line was signed in May 2019. In 2019, Klabi...

31-08-2021 Hits:703 South American News

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Some events need to be celebrated. Replus Tissue and EIL have the opportunity to present you a renovation plan of Cartiera Capostrada with which we have been collaborating for several years. This year they are celebrating their 70th birthday: a per...

31-08-2021 Hits:632 European News

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

State of the Art Complete Coating Line Available for sale w/ Complete Selection of Support Equipment " Metso Valmet High Speed Pilot Coating Plant - Complete Balance speed 3000 m/min Grades 28-330 g/m Width 762 mm (30") Coater: Valmet OptiConcept Co...

31-08-2021 Hits:622 European News

Valmet to supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia

Valmet to supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia

Valmet will supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia. In the project, paper machine, which was originally producing fine paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce brown grades. The start-up of the rebu...

31-08-2021 Hits:525 Asian News

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso has completed the union negotiations regarding the closure of pulp and paper production at Kvarnsveden. A total of 340 people will be permanently laid off. Some 25% of the redundancies can be managed through pension arrangements, and 100 p...

31-08-2021 Hits:601 European News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from United Paper Public Company Limited (“United Paper”) to supply a complete OCC line for its mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2022. ANDRITZ...

30-08-2021 Hits:724 Asian News

Full-line supplier Voith receives order from Shandong Huatai Paper to rebuild PM 11 for production of woodfree uncoated paper

Full-line supplier Voith receives order from Shandong Huatai Paper to rebuild PM 11 for production of woodfree uncoated paper

In response to changing market demand, Shandong Huatai Paper decided to rebuild and modernize PM 11 in order to progressively convert newsprint production to high-quality graphic paper. The paper producer selected the full-line supplier Voith as a su...

26-08-2021 Hits:551 Asian News

Nonwovens Lamination

Nonwovens Lamination

What is Lamination? Lamination is the process of manufacturing a material in multiple layers, so that the combined physical and mechanical characteristics of each layer make for a stronger, more resilient composite material. What is Laminat...

26-08-2021 Hits:642 European News

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. The new boiler will improve the reliability of the paper mill’s steam and electricity supply. Ad...

26-08-2021 Hits:585 European News

International Paper Announces the Record Date and Distribution Date in Connection with the Spin-off of its Printing Papers Business

International Paper Announces the Record Date and Distribution Date in Connection with the Spin-off of its Printing Papers Business

International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced the timing and additional details regarding the spinoff of its Printing Paper business, which will be known as Sylvamo Corporation ("Sylvamo").  As previously announced, immediately following the sp...

26-08-2021 Hits:604 North American News

Valmet to invest in a new service center in Guangxi, China

Valmet to invest in a new service center in Guangxi, China

Valmet will build its fourth service center in China, in the city of Beihai, to further develop its local presence in the fast-growing pulp and paper industry in the Guangxi province. Valmet's new Guangxi Service Center will be in operation by the fo...

25-08-2021 Hits:437 Asian News

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB’s appointment by Voith to deliver end customer electrification package enables SCA to transform kraftliner production capabilities at Swedish pulp and paper mill ABB has been contracted by machine supplier Voith to deliver drives and electrifica...

23-08-2021 Hits:716 European News

Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons’ new Beihai mill in China

Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons’ new Beihai mill in China

Valmet has received several pulp technology orders from Nine Dragons for their pulp, paper and board greenfield project in Beihai city, Guangxi autonomous region, in China. The order consists of two complete fiberlines, two bleached chemi thermo mech...

23-08-2021 Hits:548 Asian News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line on a turnkey basis to Vajda Papír at its Dunaföldvár mill, near Budapest, Hungary. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022.  The new AHEAD 2.2L machine features a net sheet width of...

20-08-2021 Hits:662 European News

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet introduced its climate program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – in March 2021 with CO2 emission reduction targets for its entire value chain. Now Valmet has got its climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative...

20-08-2021 Hits:650 European News

Brown Machine Group Announces Industry-Leading C-RUSH System for Reducing Manual Labor and increase productivity in Paper Cup Manufacturing

Brown Machine Group Announces Industry-Leading C-RUSH System for Reducing Manual Labor and increase productivity in Paper Cup Manufacturing

SMART-DOLA™ feature enables production of unlimited number of fixtures Brown Machine Group (BMG) is pleased to announce the aXatronics C-RUSH System, designed for use in paper cup manufacturing applications. The first of its kind to automatically re...

18-08-2021 Hits:900 North American News

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

James Cropper’s Richard Burnett explains why expert blending of upcycled and virgin fibre is the key to connecting the three cornerstones of modern papermaking. The feverish focus on sustainability in the paper and packaging world is no secret. Neit...

18-08-2021 Hits:670 European News

ANDRITZ to supply chip storage system to Visy Pulp & Paper, Tumut mill, Australia

ANDRITZ to supply chip storage system to Visy Pulp & Paper, Tumut mill, Australia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Visy Pulp & Paper for a 243,000 m3 chip handling and storage system, including a Stacker Reclaimer RST360, for its Tumut mill in New South Wales, Australia. The ANDRITZ 360° Stack...

17-08-2021 Hits:704 Oceania News

Suzano reports operating cash generation of R$4.9 billion in second quarter 2021

Suzano reports operating cash generation of R$4.9 billion in second quarter 2021

Strong results drive continued reduction in company's leverage Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts developed from eucalyptus, reported operating cash generation of R$4.9 billi...

12-08-2021 Hits:755 South American News

Valmet to upgrade a recovery boiler for Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited’s Chongqing mill in China

Valmet to upgrade a recovery boiler for Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited’s Chongqing mill in China

Valmet will offer recovery boiler upgrade service to Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited’s Chongqing mill in China. The project is scheduled to be finished in the second quarter of 2022. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the ...

12-08-2021 Hits:514 Asian News

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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.


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L&W Sample Cutter release

L&W Sample Cutter release

Please see below a product update from ABB who is expanding their portfolio and releasing their new L&W Sample Cutter, a new device for sample preparation that can be used with two of their lab testing devices, the Tearing Tester and Bending Test...

26-01-2022 Hits:44 European News

ANDRITZ tissue production line at MG TEC Industry in Romania delivers top quality – repeat order placed

ANDRITZ tissue production line at MG TEC Industry in Romania delivers top quality – repeat order placed

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully completed all the performance test runs for the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line delivered on turnkey basis to MG TEC Industry for its mill in Dej, Romania. Dorin Mocan, CEO of MG TEC I...

26-01-2022 Hits:56 European News

Strong result for Södra’s electricity generation

Strong result for Södra’s electricity generation

Domestic electricity for 45,000 homes for one year. That was the total excess from Södra’s own electricity generation according to new figures from 2021. With efficiencies, investments and industrial development, Södra is maximising the value of its...

26-01-2022 Hits:57 European News

Smurfit Kappa relies on Voith’s advanced process control system OnEfficiency.Strength to reduce starch consumption

Smurfit Kappa relies on Voith’s advanced process control system OnEfficiency.Strength to reduce starch consumption

Voith’s digital solution package OnEfficiency.Strength, installed at Smurfit Kappa's Hoya mill in Lower Saxony in 2021, is showing very positive results from the first day. With virtual sensors and predictive control, OnEfficiency.Strength reduces th...

26-01-2022 Hits:54 European News

The 5 essential properties of a soft and bulky Tissue paper

The 5 essential properties of a soft and bulky Tissue paper

Tissue papers are usually intended for the hygienic-sanitary market and, precisely for this reason, their most requested characteristics are softness and bulkiness. However, there are other important properties that depend, above all, on the type of ...

26-01-2022 Hits:57 European News

ANDRITZ improves pulp mill performance at Mondi Frantschach, Austria

ANDRITZ improves pulp mill performance at Mondi Frantschach, Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully improved performance of the pulp mill at Mondi Frantschach by implementing new advanced process controls. The target was to reduce the variability of Kappa, an indication of the lignin content ...

26-01-2022 Hits:62 European News

Intesa Sanpaolo and SACE support sustainable development of Lucart

Intesa Sanpaolo and SACE support sustainable development of Lucart

Lucart, one of the most important European paper groups, known for, among other things, the brands Tenderly, Grazie Natural and Tutto Pannocarta, and Intesa Sanpaolo have signed a financing agreement for an amount of 10 million euros backed by a SACE...

26-01-2022 Hits:62 European News

Endress+Hauser launches advanced clamp-on flowmeter unit for water, wastewater, and other process industry applications.

Endress+Hauser launches advanced clamp-on flowmeter unit for water, wastewater, and other process industry applications.

Proline Prosonic Flow W 400 provides a reliable liquid flow solution with ease of installation and user-friendliness for a variety of liquid measurement applications. Prosonic Flow W 400 brings the modern technology of Endress+Hauser’s Proline devic...

25-01-2022 Hits:76 European News

S.TO.R.I. celebrates 50th anniversary with ten-year growth trend.

S.TO.R.I. celebrates 50th anniversary with ten-year growth trend.

In 2021 S.TO.R.I. confirmed a ten-year growth trend during which its turnover increased by more than 25%. This result comes on the fiftieth anniversary of S.TO.R.I.’s foundation in 1972. Owned by Toscotec, a Voith company, S.TO.R.I. is located at To...

25-01-2022 Hits:75 European News

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden. The main goal of the project is to increase the production capacity of the board machine 8 (BM 8). The two-step project is planned to be completed at the second half ...

25-01-2022 Hits:92 European News

Mondi first to offer extensive portfolio of Cradle to Cradle Certified® uncoated fine papers from its European mills

Mondi first to offer extensive portfolio of Cradle to Cradle Certified® uncoated fine papers from its European mills

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, received the Cradle to Cradle certification at Bronze level for its uncoated fine papers produced in its mills in Austria, Slovakia and Russia. Mondi is thus the first to offer an extensive uncoated fine...

24-01-2022 Hits:107 European News

Lucart has chosen Enel X to proceed on the path to decarbonisation

Lucart has chosen Enel X to proceed on the path to decarbonisation

Enel's innovative business line will support Lucart on the path to increasing energy efficiency by installing a photovoltaic system that will produce over 3 GWh of renewable energy a year A new synergy for creating an industrial development model t...

24-01-2022 Hits:113 European News

Valmet to supply an extensive recycled fiber line and paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Model Paper Eilenburg in Germany

Valmet to supply an extensive recycled fiber line and paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Model Paper Eilenburg in Germany

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild with an automation package to Model Paper Eilenburg in Germany. In the project, the paper machine, which currently produces newsprint grades, will be rebuilt to produce lightweigh...

24-01-2022 Hits:108 European News

Toscotec introduces energy-efficient innovation for Crescent Former.

Toscotec introduces energy-efficient innovation for Crescent Former.

Toscotec has successfully introduced TT LowMistFormer, the latest innovation of the wire section of Crescent Former tissue machines. Originally designed by Voith, the system has been integrated into Toscotec’s design as part of the efficient know-how...

24-01-2022 Hits:89 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...

24-01-2022 Hits:78 European News

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades.  Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize ...

24-01-2022 Hits:97 European News

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac has just announced the filing of an additional patent application, further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products.  The new patent application comprises a hybrid...

24-01-2022 Hits:88 European News

AFRY achieves global top rankings in the Industrial Processes and Power sectors according to ENR

AFRY achieves global top rankings in the Industrial Processes and Power sectors according to ENR

The Engineering News-Record (ENR) has presented the 2021 rankings for international top design firms in ENR Global Sourcebook. AFRY is ranked as #1 in the Pulp & Paper industry and #1 in the Power cogeneration sector, and has leading positions in...

24-01-2022 Hits:89 European News

Metso Outotec introduces MDM900, one of the world’s largest mill discharge slurry pumps

Metso Outotec introduces MDM900, one of the world’s largest mill discharge slurry pumps

Metso Outotec is proud to introduce the Metso Outotec MDM900 mill discharge slurry pump, the latest addition to its flagship Mill Discharge (MD) Pump Series. The massive MDM900 is one of the world’s largest mill discharge slurry pumps, designed for h...

24-01-2022 Hits:73 European News

Valmet launches intelligent fiber furnish control to secure better refiner operation

Valmet launches intelligent fiber furnish control to secure better refiner operation

Valmet introduces the Valmet Fiber Furnish Control application package for board and papermakers to stabilize refiner operation for maximized production efficiency with ensured furnish quality. Based on real time measurements of multiple fiber proper...

12-01-2022 Hits:169 European News

Sustainability milestone reached: Voith will be operating climate neutrally at all its sites as of January 1, 2022

Sustainability milestone reached: Voith will be operating climate neutrally at all its sites as of January 1, 2022

Voith has achieved an ambitious sustainability goal: As of the beginning of 2022, Voith has successfully reduced the CO2 emissions at all its sites to “net zero.” Therefore, the Group’s operations will be climate neutral from January onwards. Clim...

11-01-2022 Hits:167 European News

Mondi’s successful partnerships and 14 marketing awards for its PERGRAPHICA® brand

Mondi’s successful partnerships and 14 marketing awards for its PERGRAPHICA® brand

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is proud of the successful partnerships it has established for marketing its PERGRAPHICA® brand. PERGRAPHICA® is Mondi’s premium paper range for the creative design, publishing and luxury packaging marke...

17-12-2021 Hits:289 European News

Toscotec TT SteelDryers started up at Omnia Advanced Materials in Italy.

Toscotec TT SteelDryers started up at Omnia Advanced Materials in Italy.

Toscotec participated in the dryer section rebuild of PM2 at Omnia Advanced Materials Alife mill in Italy with the supply of 16 TT SteelDryers. PM2 produces highly customized specialty paper including gaskets, absorbency, and filtration media for num...

17-12-2021 Hits:282 European News

Voith expands Papermaking 4.0 portfolio with three new apps for higher process stability and efficiency in paper production

Voith expands Papermaking 4.0 portfolio with three new apps for higher process stability and efficiency in paper production

Customers worldwide rely on Voith's modular Papermaking 4.0 portfolio to individually optimize their production with the leading digital industrial applications. Based on extensive expertise, Voith is introducing OnEfficiency.BreakProtect, OnView.Vir...

13-12-2021 Hits:339 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new COMPACT PRESS at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill in Sweden

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new COMPACT PRESS at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill in Sweden

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the first ANDRITZ COMPACT PRESS wash press at BillerudKorsnäs’ Gruvön mill located in Värmland, Sweden. Final acceptance was received in September 2021. With its small footprint, hi...

07-12-2021 Hits:341 European News

The critical phase of the restructuring of the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško

The critical phase of the restructuring of the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško

The critical phase of the restructuring of the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško is coming to asuccessful end and the company is currently resuming production. One of the largest manufacturing companies in Slovenia, Vipap Videm Krško paper mill...

06-12-2021 Hits:271 European News

Road to sustainability: Paper recycling is not enough

Road to sustainability: Paper recycling is not enough

Recycling is just the beginning: In order to create a truly sustainable paper industry, both manufacturers and consumers need to improve the lifecycle of paper as a whole – and think outside the box along the way. Responsible forestry management and ...

06-12-2021 Hits:269 European News

Intertrade Hellas S.A. chooses A.Celli Paper for its new tissue production line

Intertrade Hellas S.A. chooses A.Celli Paper for its new tissue production line

The Greek converter continues its expansion in the tissue paper industry and signs a contract with A.Celli Paper for the supply of a new turnkey production line. A.Celli Paper will supply a complete turnkey solution for the production of tissue pape...

02-12-2021 Hits:324 European News

Over 300 global installations of digital solutions confirm the success of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 portfolio

Over 300 global installations of digital solutions confirm the success of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 portfolio

With its digitalization and automation portfolio Papermaking 4.0, Voith Paper is an international pioneer and innovation driver in paper production. The technology company now has more than 300 digital installations worldwide. The numerous references...

02-12-2021 Hits:289 European News

Mondi launches IQ EXTRALIGHT, a new opaque paper for inserts of medications, leaflets, manuals and legal text applications

Mondi launches IQ EXTRALIGHT, a new opaque paper for inserts of medications, leaflets, manuals and legal text applications

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, launches IQ EXTRALIGHT. The new opaque paper solution is produced at Mondi Neusiedler, Austria, and targets the uncoated premium segment in opaque paper for inserts of medications and cosmetics, operatin...

02-12-2021 Hits:347 European News

Paper that connects

Paper that connects

The more digitalised the modern world becomes, the more people are looking for a counterbalance to the digital overstimulation in the physically tangible realm. This trend, called high-tech/high-touch, has been anticipated for decades. Understanding ...

02-12-2021 Hits:335 European News

AFT SUPPLYING POM SYSTEM TO SAPPI BOARD MILL IN SOUTH AFRICA

AFT SUPPLYING POM SYSTEM TO SAPPI BOARD MILL IN SOUTH AFRICA

Sappi has selected AFT to add new POM® Technology to their approach flow system at Ngodwana’s linerboard machine. The system will work with a kraft/recycle furnish mix on the mill’s nearly 700 tpd containerboard system. The supply includes a headbox...

02-12-2021 Hits:279 European News

Sulzer launches the world’s biggest medium-consistency pump

Sulzer launches the world’s biggest medium-consistency pump

Sulzer announces the launch of the world’s biggest medium-consistency pump, the MCE93-400. The new MCETM pump size is Sulzer’s answer to the customers’ demand for bigger production rates in pulp mills. The MCETM pump is being tested at Sulzer’s full...

30-11-2021 Hits:298 European News

Metsä Tissue investigated the carbon footprint of toilet paper: high-quality and soft tissue paper is also environmentally friendly

Metsä Tissue investigated the carbon footprint of toilet paper: high-quality and soft tissue paper is also environmentally friendly

In cooperation with AFRY, Metsä Tissue, a part of Metsä Group, has calculated the carbon footprint of toilet paper in its eight European mills, and explored also the differences in the footprints of toilet papers made of fresh and recycled fibres. Th...

25-11-2021 Hits:329 European News

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Cen...

24-11-2021 Hits:422 European News

ANDRITZ to supply a complete OCC line, including reject treatment, to Alizay Papier, France

ANDRITZ to supply a complete OCC line, including reject treatment, to Alizay Papier, France

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Alizay Papier SASU to supply a complete OCC line – including a reject treatment system – with a capacity of 1,400 bdmt/d to the mill in Alizay, France. Start-up is scheduled for the e...

23-11-2021 Hits:575 European News

Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group is the new Chairman of Cepi, the Confederation of the Paper and Pulp Industry

Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group is the new Chairman of Cepi, the Confederation of the Paper and Pulp Industry

As of January 2022, Ilkka Hämälä takes over from his predecessor Ignazio Capuano as Chairman of Cepi, one of the leading and most influential trade association representing the forest and bio-based industry sector in Brussels, the capital of the Euro...

23-11-2021 Hits:301 European News

New Alfa Laval PlusClean cleaning nozzle revolutionizes tank cleaning with 100% coverage

New Alfa Laval PlusClean cleaning nozzle revolutionizes tank cleaning with 100% coverage

With the introduction of the new Alfa Laval PlusClean® cleaning nozzle, Alfa Laval’s broad tank cleaning portfolio is set to take a giant leap forward. The PlusClean delivers unprecedented 100% tank cleaning coverage, up to 80% savings in water and c...

23-11-2021 Hits:305 European News

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report receives award

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report receives award

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2020 was chosen as the best in Finland in a competition organised by an independent group of expert organisations. In addition, for the fourth consecutive year, Stora Enso’s report has been included in the top ten s...

17-11-2021 Hits:313 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new PrimeReel system at Knauf Petroboard, Russia

ANDRITZ successfully starts up new PrimeReel system at Knauf Petroboard, Russia

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new reel as part of the KM2 board machine rebuild at Knauf Petroboard, in Kommunar, Russia. The KM2 – with a basis weight range from 100 to 320 g/m2 – has a design speed of 700&nbs...

15-11-2021 Hits:330 European News

Metsä Board is progressing with its fossil free target at its Kyro mill

Metsä Board is progressing with its fossil free target at its Kyro mill

The Hämeenkyrön Voima power plant, from which Metsä Board's Kyro mill buys energy, has replaced the peat it burns with renewable energy. In the future, the power plant aims to use wood-based fuels from Metsä Group's production and wood procurement by...

09-11-2021 Hits:451 European News

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has joined the global "Business Ambition for 1.5°C" initiative to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degree through appropriate measures. As part of this initiative, launched by the UN Global Compact and Science ...

08-11-2021 Hits:358 European News

Essity in collaboration for responsible forest operations in Russia

Essity in collaboration for responsible forest operations in Russia

The hygiene and health company Essity is collaborating with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action initiative to further strengthen responsible forest management, nurture high con...

05-11-2021 Hits:335 European News

Climate case for wood

Climate case for wood

New manifesto calls for greater use of wood to help nations decarbonise An international Wood Manifesto setting the future roadmap for timber and wood use in construction and other products was launched in the UK last week just ahead of the COP26 cl...

05-11-2021 Hits:392 European News

Valmet launches winder diagnostics to secure winder runnability

Valmet launches winder diagnostics to secure winder runnability

As part of the Industrial Internet offering, Valmet has developed winder diagnostics to help board and paper customers optimize the overall performance of their winder. Winder diagnostics is an essential part of a winder reliability agreement. The s...

04-11-2021 Hits:321 European News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives environmental award for barricote barrier papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives environmental award for barricote barrier papers

On 2 November, the Flensburg mill of Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH received the "Environmental Award of the Economy 2021" by the Society for Study and Development of the Economy in Schleswig-Holstein for the production of sustainable barricote® ...

04-11-2021 Hits:357 European News

Toscotec partners again with Cartiere Saci for new paper machine rebuild.

Toscotec partners again with Cartiere Saci for new paper machine rebuild.

Toscotec will complete the dryer section rebuild of PM2 at Cartiere Saci’s paper mill in Verona, Italy. With this new order, Toscotec will carry through the modification of PM2 it started performing in 2015 through different steps supplying a new cal...

04-11-2021 Hits:352 European News

New wastewater mixers reduce maintenance and improve health & safety

New wastewater mixers reduce maintenance and improve health & safety

Following a highly successful upgrade to its wastewater process, Glatfelter, the leading global supplier of engineered materials, has made further investments in mixers made by Landia. Manufacturers of quality key products for industries such as foo...

02-11-2021 Hits:404 European News

BillerudKorsnäs divests the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs divests the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs has today agreed with the British investment firm Inspirit regarding the divestment of the Beetham mill. The transaction is completed today. The purchase price corresponds to an equity value of around SEK 30 million. “The strategic i...

01-11-2021 Hits:348 European News

The European pulp and paper industry presents its contribution to the Three Billion Trees Initiative

The European pulp and paper industry presents its contribution to the Three Billion Trees Initiative

The European pulp and paper industry fully supports the European Commission’s initiative to plant three billion additional trees in the EU by 2030. Cepi is ready to contribute to the long-term sustainable growth of forests. We believe this is the rig...

29-10-2021 Hits:371 European News

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