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Grupo Gondi expands automated paper testing to include second ABB solution at its Monterrey, Mexico mill

Grupo Gondi expands automated paper testing to include second ABB solution at its Monterrey, Mexico mill

L&W Autoline will be a key differentiator for Grupo Gondi customers seeking the highest quality ABB has been chosen to supply leading Mexico packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi with a robust and reliable automated paper testing solution for its...

28-09-2020 Hits:46 South American News

Shanying Group: two 8-meter A.Celli Paper Rewinders successfully started-up

Shanying Group: two 8-meter A.Celli Paper Rewinders successfully started-up

Papermaking, is one of the main business of Shanying Huazhong Paper Industry Co., Ltd and enjoys certain popularity and influence in the industry. The company introduced their papermaking production equipment for the domestic and international marke...

28-09-2020 Hits:53 Asian News

ANDRITZ to complete and start up the folding boxboard production line at JSC Management Company of the Holding Belorusskie oboi, Dobrush, Belarus

ANDRITZ to complete and start up the folding boxboard production line at JSC Management Company of the Holding Belorusskie oboi, Dobrush, Belarus

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from JSC Management Company of the Holding Belorusskie oboi, Belarus, to complete and start up its production line for folding boxboard. Start-up is scheduled for 2021. The board machine is...

28-09-2020 Hits:62 European News

Metsä Fibre and Aquaflow signed preliminary agreement on Kemi bioproduct mill’s wastewater treatment plant

Metsä Fibre and Aquaflow signed preliminary agreement on Kemi bioproduct mill’s wastewater treatment plant

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, and Aquaflow have signed a preliminary agreement concerning a wastewater treatment plant for the Kemi bioproduct mill. The plant would treat the wastewaters of the entire Kemi mill integrate. The agreement cover...

28-09-2020 Hits:53 European News

BillerudKorsnäs contributes to positive climate effect

BillerudKorsnäs contributes to positive climate effect

The role of the forest in combating climate change is important and well known. It is, however, less known that the products from the forest's raw material contribute to large amounts of fossil oil remaining underground. This means, among other thing...

28-09-2020 Hits:60 European News

A.Celli to supply an E-WIND® T80S rewinder to Aktul Kagit

A.Celli to supply an E-WIND® T80S rewinder to Aktul Kagit

The Turkish Tissue producer chooses A.Celli Paper for its new investment Aktül Kağıt is a company that produces one of the softest toilet paper and most absorbent paper towel in Turkey with eco-friendly production practices. Aktül Kağıt started to p...

25-09-2020 Hits:77 European News

17TH FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

17TH FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

The title of the seventeenth Fundamental Research Symposium will be, ‘Advances in Pulp and Paper Research, Cambridge 2021’ and the programme will include invited perspective papers from experts in the field. We are proceeding with planning this con...

25-09-2020 Hits:80 European News

A culture of innovation: Mondi presents its latest product and business highlights in uncoated fine paper

A culture of innovation: Mondi presents its latest product and business highlights in uncoated fine paper

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, unveils its latest uncoated fine paper highlights and innovations. As the main supplier of uncoated fine paper in Europe (including Russia), and a tradition of papermaking going back to 1793, Mondi has bee...

25-09-2020 Hits:107 European News

ANDRITZ to supply innovative logyard cranes to Metsä Fibre

ANDRITZ to supply innovative logyard cranes to Metsä Fibre

International technology group ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre, part of the Metsä Group, have signed a preliminary agreement under which ANDRITZ will supply two fully autonomous logyard cranes to the planned Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. Mets...

25-09-2020 Hits:87 European News

OnCall.Video: Voith adds new tool for remote video support to its digital service portfolio

OnCall.Video: Voith adds new tool for remote video support to its digital service portfolio

Voith has added a new tool for remote video support to its service portfolio, offering customers access to expert support at any time and from any location. OnCall.Video enables fast problem-solving and cuts downtimes, resulting in improved machine a...

23-09-2020 Hits:113 European News

ABB L&W Tearing Tester adds full automation and digital connectivity for safer, faster strength measurement

ABB L&W Tearing Tester adds full automation and digital connectivity for safer, faster strength measurement

Newest paper lab testing instrument offers more streamlined and user-friendly operation across grades with accurate, repeatable results ABB has just launched its market-leading L&W Tearing Tester with enhancements to ease operator use and safe h...

23-09-2020 Hits:85 European News

Valmet takes its services to the next level for the best customer experience

Valmet takes its services to the next level for the best customer experience

Valmet streamlines its services to customers globally by introducing ‘Valmet’s way to serve’ concept. The aim is to provide the best customer experience in all the touch points of the customer journey. Valmet’s services are based on comprehensive ser...

23-09-2020 Hits:83 European News

The Last Straw: Paper U-bend straw for juice drinks cartons unveiled by Transcend Packaging and Ribena

The Last Straw: Paper U-bend straw for juice drinks cartons unveiled by Transcend Packaging and Ribena

Ribena rolls out Transcend’s sustainable paper straws with Tesco in national trial. Inspired by a desire to help create more sustainability in the packaging options we use every day, award-winning British manufacturer Transcend Packaging has unveile...

21-09-2020 Hits:195 European News

How to prevent breaks in the press section of your paper machine?

How to prevent breaks in the press section of your paper machine?

Pick-up troubleshooting tips for the press section. Besides removing the most water of all press felts, the pick-up felt has another important task: it has to pick up the delicate sheet from the forming fabric and guide it into the press section. Pr...

17-09-2020 Hits:163 European News

TietoEVRY and Yazzoom partnership promotes the use of Artificial Intelligence in the pulp, paper and fibre industry

TietoEVRY and Yazzoom partnership promotes the use of Artificial Intelligence in the pulp, paper and fibre industry

Data analysis in mills has a long history, but new technologies are making the next level possible through AI and machine learning. TietoEVRY will enhance data science capabilities with specialist third-party cooperation. Yazzoom, a digital services...

17-09-2020 Hits:151 European News

MIAC 2020 is postponed to April 2021 and it is called MIAC RESTART

MIAC 2020 is postponed to April 2021 and it is called MIAC RESTART

We wish to inform you that EDIPAP S.R.L., the MIAC Organizer, has decided, after recent consultations with companies in the paper industry sector, to postpone the October 2020 edition of the MIAC Exhibition to April 2021 on 21.22.23 April 2021. ...

17-09-2020 Hits:146 Exhibitions

Artificial intelligence integration further improves quality consistency at Metsä Board Kemi mill

Artificial intelligence integration further improves quality consistency at Metsä Board Kemi mill

Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is putting the latest artificial intelligence to good use at its Kemi mill in order to improve the runnability of its white kraftliner on a customer’...

17-09-2020 Hits:266 European News

Valmet to supply Metsä Board’s Kemi mill with Industrial Internet solutions to enhance end-product quality and the mill’s productivity

Valmet to supply Metsä Board’s Kemi mill with Industrial Internet solutions to enhance end-product quality and the mill’s productivity

Valmet and Metsä Board have signed an agreement on data-driven optimization of paperboard quality of the board machine at Metsä Board’s Kemi mill. The machine produces premium quality white top kraftliner. Valmet will supply the mill with Valmet Indu...

16-09-2020 Hits:185 European News

UK Paper Hub launched creating an unrivalled all-in-one facility for paper and forest products at The Port of Tilbury

UK Paper Hub launched creating an unrivalled all-in-one facility for paper and forest products at The Port of Tilbury

London’s fastest growing port launches the UK Paper Hub in Tilbury today (15 September). Bringing together decades of expertise at the Port of Tilbury, the new all-in-one paper and forest product handling Hub is the first facility in the UK created t...

16-09-2020 Hits:161 European News

New Recovered Paper Quality Certification from merQbiz® Gives RCP Sellers and Buyers Confidence in Supply and Export

New Recovered Paper Quality Certification from merQbiz® Gives RCP Sellers and Buyers Confidence in Supply and Export

BaleFactsTM report details critical quality criteria about bale shipments and provides quality certification for transparent transactions A new concept for inspecting and certifying the quality of recovered paper is proving to be a valuable tool for...

16-09-2020 Hits:166 North American News

Multiple awards for Mondi’s innovative and sustainable corrugated packaging solutions

Multiple awards for Mondi’s innovative and sustainable corrugated packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, and home of innovation for a variety of industry partners, recently received two ScanStar awards and two Obal Roku awards recognising its expertise in automotive, e-commerce and FMCG packagin...

16-09-2020 Hits:181 European News

The Czech owner continues to restructure the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško.

The Czech owner continues to restructure the Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško.

RIDG Holding Group, the new Czech owner of Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško, continues to restructure and modernize. The top management is newly expanded by Mojca Mia Berger, the new CFO, and Aleš Lavrič, Director of Logistics. Last November, t...

16-09-2020 Hits:172 European News

Toscotec-supplied hoods achieve top performance at WEPA Mainz

Toscotec-supplied hoods achieve top performance at WEPA Mainz

Toscotec successfully completed a hood rebuild on PM 1 at WEPA Mainz in Germany. After a tight shutdown timeframe, PM 1 started up on schedule last year. Following a period of stable running conditions, it successfully completed the performance test,...

16-09-2020 Hits:137 European News

Stora Enso plans to shut down one standard newsprint paper machine in Sweden

Stora Enso plans to shut down one standard newsprint paper machine in Sweden

Stora Enso will start codetermination negotiations with employees at its Hylte Mill in Sweden regarding a plan to reorganise the mill, including permanent closure of paper machine PM3 and the deinking plant (DIP). After the planned restructuring, the...

16-09-2020 Hits:156 European News

ANDRITZ to supply four PrimeLineCOMPACT M 1600 tissue machines to Guangdong Hengan in China

ANDRITZ to supply four PrimeLineCOMPACT M 1600 tissue machines to Guangdong Hengan in China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangdong Hengan Paper Co., Ltd. (Hengan) to supply four tissue machines to its new mill in Yunfu, Guangdong, China, for the production of high-quality facial, toilet, handkerchief and...

14-09-2020 Hits:171 Asian News

Training new experts for the growth sectors of forest industry – recruitment to Metsä Group's apprenticeship training began

Training new experts for the growth sectors of forest industry – recruitment to Metsä Group's apprenticeship training began

Metsä Group started recruitment of 50 new experts for apprenticeship training starting in January 2021. New professionals are being trained at Metsä Group's pulp, paperboard and tissue paper mills. The future prospects of these industries are good, a...

14-09-2020 Hits:181 European News

Valmet strengthens its business by acquiring PMP Group, a provider of technologies and services for the paper industry

Valmet strengthens its business by acquiring PMP Group, a provider of technologies and services for the paper industry

Valmet has on September 11, 2020 entered into an agreement to acquire PMP Group in Poland. The enterprise value of the acquisition is approximately EUR 64 million, plus a conditional and capped earn-out component. The acquisition is estimated to be c...

11-09-2020 Hits:174 European News

Rethink Paper: Meet emtec Electronic at MIAC 2020

Rethink Paper: Meet emtec Electronic at MIAC 2020

The company starts the celebration of its 25th anniversary in October in Lucca The German company emtec Electronic GmbH develops, produces and sells testing technologies worldwide and celebrates its 25th anniversary starting at MIAC 2020 in October ...

11-09-2020 Hits:165 European News

Valter Canelli is the new Sales Director of A.Celli Paper

Valter Canelli is the new Sales Director of A.Celli Paper

A.Celli Paper Spa, a company specializing in technological solutions for the manufacturing of Tissue plants and winders but with an ever-increasing presence in all sectors of the paper industry, announces the appointment of Valter Canelli as the new ...

11-09-2020 Hits:155 European News

SCA discontinues publication paper and invests in pulp production

SCA discontinues publication paper and invests in pulp production

SCA has decided to discontinue the production of publication paper and to invest SEK 1,45bn in the production of chemically pre-treated thermo-mechanical pulp (CTMP) at the Ortviken industrial site in Sundsvall. The decision has been preceded by cons...

11-09-2020 Hits:147 European News

Toscotec launches new OPTIMA rewinders for top winding quality and efficiency

Toscotec launches new OPTIMA rewinders for top winding quality and efficiency

Following a complete design upgrade of its rewinder line, Toscotec launched the new OPTIMA rewinders. The new line has achieved recognition in the market with eight rewinders already sold in Europe, North America and Asia, including single and double...

10-09-2020 Hits:136 European News

Sappi announces a significant step towards climate neutrality through the upgrade of boiler 11 at its SEU Gratkorn mill

Sappi announces a significant step towards climate neutrality through the upgrade of boiler 11 at its SEU Gratkorn mill

As part of Sappi’s global long term commitment to sustainability and the focus it has on climate action a decision has been reached to invest in a complete modernisation of boiler 11 at the Sappi Europe Gratkorn production site. This investment into ...

07-09-2020 Hits:174 European News

New PMP Intelli-Reel® to be delivered for one of the leading global hygiene company, to a paper mill in France!

New PMP Intelli-Reel® to be delivered for one of the leading global hygiene company, to a paper mill in France!

One of the leading global hygiene company reached an agreement with PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) for a new project execution of design, production and commissioning of a new reel Intelli-Reel® in a paper mill, located in France. The contract was si...

07-09-2020 Hits:174 European News

A.CELLI PAPER ACQUIRES PMT ITALIA

A.CELLI PAPER ACQUIRES PMT ITALIA

With this operation, A.Celli Paper acquires the intellectual property of the historic Piedmontese company, becoming the main player in the sector, lead by a 100% Italian ownership. A.CELLI PAPER SPA, main affiliate of ITALIA TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE grou...

04-09-2020 Hits:190 European News

Södra to raise price of NBSK by USD 40 to USD 880/tonne

Södra to raise price of NBSK by USD 40 to USD 880/tonne

Södra Cell is increasing the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe by $40/tonne to $880, effective 1 October. “We do recognize the challenges presented in the wake of Covid-19. Nevertheless, demand for our NBSK ...

04-09-2020 Hits:178 Financial News

GridBeyond Joins TAPPI to Support Wood, Pulp & Paper Businesses in Navigating Energy Markets

GridBeyond Joins TAPPI to Support Wood, Pulp & Paper Businesses in Navigating Energy Markets

GridBeyond, the global leader in intelligent energy technology for C&I and Distributed Energy Resource Management (DERM), has joined TAPPI as a Sustaining Corporate Member. TAPPI is the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, tissue, ...

04-09-2020 Hits:232 European News

Handling Tumultuous Times in the Tissue and Towel Market

Handling Tumultuous Times in the Tissue and Towel Market

The unfolding of the past several months has led to more unpredictability than any of us could have imagined. Stay-at-home orders, social distancing guidelines and consumer panic buying have created major irregularities in tissue and towel market dyn...

04-09-2020 Hits:218 European News

ABB supplies electrical package and drives automation to new Grupo Gondi mill in Monterrey, Mexico

ABB supplies electrical package and drives automation to new Grupo Gondi mill in Monterrey, Mexico

On completion, PM7 will be the largest containerboard machine in Mexico, and among the most modern in the world ABB has supplied and commissioned a full electrical solution for major packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi at its greenfield site in Mon...

04-09-2020 Hits:227 South American News

Metris DryQ from ANDRITZ improves performance at Montes del Plata

Metris DryQ from ANDRITZ improves performance at Montes del Plata

The new intelligent solution for pulp drying, Metris DryQ, developed by international technology group ANDRITZ, is operating successfully at the Montes del Plata pulp mill in Punta Pereira, Uruguay. It was installed in September 2019 as part of a mil...

03-09-2020 Hits:212 South American News

Martin Hornig is the new Vice President Service & Solutions at W+D

Martin Hornig is the new Vice President Service & Solutions at W+D

Martin Hornig has taken over the position of Vice President Service & Solutions at Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH (W+D) on September 1, 2020. He reports directly to the management. In his new role, Mr. Hornig will manage W+D's worldwide service activit...

01-09-2020 Hits:209 European News

AFRY further strengthens its presence in Vietnam by establishing AFRY Vietnam Limited

AFRY further strengthens its presence in Vietnam by establishing AFRY Vietnam Limited

AFRY has strengthened its presence in the growing Vietnamese consulting engineering market by establishing a new local subsidiary, AFRY Vietnam Limited. AFRY’s long history in Vietnam goes back to its first project in Hanoi in 1978 and the esta...

01-09-2020 Hits:196 European News

All green products start with a #Greensource: Climate neutrality with Europe’s forest fibre industry

All green products start with a #Greensource: Climate neutrality with Europe’s forest fibre industry

Cepi, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, and EPIS, the European Pulp Industry Sector Association and its members, present their #GreenSource initiative, a European-wide effort to explain how the forest-fibre industries make the 2050 clim...

01-09-2020 Hits:218 European News

Successful startup of cutting-edge packaging paper machine Propapier PM 3

Successful startup of cutting-edge packaging paper machine Propapier PM 3

German paper manufacturer Progroup AG has successfully commissioned the PM 3, one of the most modern packaging paper machines in the world, at the company’s Sandersdorf-Brehna facility in Saxony-Anhalt. The PM 3 is set to produce 750,000 tons of test...

31-08-2020 Hits:258 European News

Waggeryd Cell selects AFRY Pulse to help improve efficiency and digitalisation

Waggeryd Cell selects AFRY Pulse to help improve efficiency and digitalisation

The pulp manufacturer Waggeryd Cell AB has selected AFRY’s digital software and system platform, “AFRY Pulse”, to increase productivity and efficiency at their mill located in Vaggeryd, Sweden. Waggeryd Cell pulp mill is owned by the ATA Group, whi...

28-08-2020 Hits:220 European News

Valmet to supply new bleach plant and upgrade of batch cooking and fiberline to ITC's Bhadrachalam pulp mill in India

Valmet to supply new bleach plant and upgrade of batch cooking and fiberline to ITC's Bhadrachalam pulp mill in India

Valmet will deliver a new bleach plant and upgrade of the batch cooking and fiberline to ITC's Bhadrachalam pulp mill in India. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2020. The order value will not be disclosed. An or...

27-08-2020 Hits:294 Asian News

Verso Introduces Direct Mail Promotion: Vote for Verso Papers

Verso Introduces Direct Mail Promotion: Vote for Verso Papers

Promotion Provides Tips for Reaching Voters during Political Campaigns Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS) has just introduced a new direct mail promotion, Vote for Verso Papers, to create awareness of its extensive 7 & 9 pt. sheetfed, digital, web and...

27-08-2020 Hits:198 North American News

Hardwood Chip Trade in the Pacific Rim in the 2Q/2020

Hardwood Chip Trade in the Pacific Rim in the 2Q/2020

Demand for imported hardwood chips in China and Japan plummeted in the 2Q/20 as a result of reduced consumption of pulp and paper in the two countries The world’s two largest purchasers of wood chips China and Japan drastically reduced their chip im...

26-08-2020 Hits:219 Financial News

Stora Enso’s remuneration policy ranked the best in Finland

Stora Enso’s remuneration policy ranked the best in Finland

Stora Enso’s remuneration policy, published in January 2020, has been ranked the best for Large Cap companies in Finland. The members of the ranking committee include representatives from the pension insurance company Varma, the Directors’ Institut...

26-08-2020 Hits:250 Financial News

Valmet to supply Valmet IQ quality management system to PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill in Ukraine

Valmet to supply Valmet IQ quality management system to PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill in Ukraine

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ quality management system to PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill in Kiev, Ukraine. The new system will be installed in the corrugated packaging plant of the mill which is undertaking modernization actions. The investment i...

26-08-2020 Hits:585 European News

SCA intends to invest in pulp production and initiates consultations to discontinue publication paper

SCA intends to invest in pulp production and initiates consultations to discontinue publication paper

SCA intends to invest SEK 1,45bn in the production of chemically pre-treated thermo-mechanical pulp (CTMP) at the Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall. In parallel, SCA is initiating consultations with trade unions and employee representatives to discont...

26-08-2020 Hits:275 European News

Domtar Completes Successful FSC® Certification of the Wabigoon Forest in Ontario, Canada

Domtar Completes Successful FSC® Certification of the Wabigoon Forest in Ontario, Canada

Domtar has successfully completed a surveillance audit on the Wabigoon Forest for the new Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) National Standard for Canada. The audit took place the week of July 13th ending with the auditor’s recommendation for certific...

25-08-2020 Hits:262 Canadian News

Pro Carton reveals new Carton Campaigners video for Earth Overshoot Day

Pro Carton reveals new Carton Campaigners video for Earth Overshoot Day

Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day (August 22), Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers, is revealing the latest episode in the Carton Campaigners animation series. With over one million online views of the Carton Camp...

21-08-2020 Hits:270 European News

The modern board mill Metsä Board Kyro is celebrating its 150th anniversary

The modern board mill Metsä Board Kyro is celebrating its 150th anniversary

Metsä Board's Kyro mill will be 150 years old this year, 2020. The wood grinding plant along the Kyröskoski rapids was started up in 1870. Since then, the Kyro mill has manufactured market wood pulp, groundwood, sawn timber, various papers and paperb...

21-08-2020 Hits:270 European News

Keeping customers working safely with advanced technical support from Ametek surface vision

Keeping customers working safely with advanced technical support from Ametek surface vision

AMETEK Surface Vision, a world leader in automated online surface inspection solutions, has extended its global service and technical support for industrial customers to ensure operations continue safely and effectively. The pandemic has seen an inc...

20-08-2020 Hits:253 European News

Stora Enso appoints Annette Stube as Head of Sustainability

Stora Enso appoints Annette Stube as Head of Sustainability

Stora Enso has appointed Annette Stube as EVP, Head of Sustainability and a member of the Group Leadership Team. She will start on 1 September 2020. Annette Stube is a Danish citizen who joins from a position as Head of Sustainability in A.P. Moller...

20-08-2020 Hits:295 European News

Solenis Enables Tissue Maker to Achieve Unprecedented Autonomous Chemistry Control with Artificial Intelligence Platform

Solenis Enables Tissue Maker to Achieve Unprecedented Autonomous Chemistry Control with Artificial Intelligence Platform

OPTIX™ Applied Intelligence platform identifies patterns in paper machine data, delivering digital process improvement recommendations for product quality purposes Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, is working with a North Am...

19-08-2020 Hits:253 North American News

Eero Aarnio designs an eco-playhouse made with corrugated board

Eero Aarnio designs an eco-playhouse made with corrugated board

Eero Aarnio, an artist worldwide famous for furniture designs, such as the iconic Ball Chair, has designed an eco-playhouse made with corrugated board. Aarnio has always been interested in different materials and the opportunities they create. Corrug...

19-08-2020 Hits:360 European News

New ABB Ability™ digital solution continuously monitors paper machine drive health to prevent failures and boost productivity

New ABB Ability™ digital solution continuously monitors paper machine drive health to prevent failures and boost productivity

Pioneering solution uniquely offers continuous monitoring of paper machine drives’ performance for near real-time insights that diagnose problems, optimize performance and save mills money ABB has just launched the Paper Machine Drives Performance, ...

19-08-2020 Hits:578 European News

Valmet to supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso’s Oulu Mill in Finland

Valmet to supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso’s Oulu Mill in Finland

Valmet will supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso’s Oulu Mill in Finland. The start-up clothing includes forming fabrics, press felts, shoe press belts and dryer fabrics. The clothing order is related to Stora Enso’s paper machine (PM 7) grade conve...

18-08-2020 Hits:259 European News

Is Going Paperless Really Better for the Environment?

Is Going Paperless Really Better for the Environment?

Many banks, utilities, telecoms and other service providers continue to encourage (and sometimes force) their customers to switch from paper to electronic communications, using claims that electronic communication is “greener,” “saves trees” or “prot...

17-08-2020 Hits:310 North American News

Surprising Paper Trends During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Surprising Paper Trends During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As people grow weary of online entertainment and digital communication in the age of COVID-19, industry analysts have noticed some interesting paper trends, particularly when it comes to books, education, entertainment and communication. There’s no ...

12-08-2020 Hits:337 North American News

Q&A on the impacts of Covid-19 on Stora Enso’s operations

Q&A on the impacts of Covid-19 on Stora Enso’s operations

We continue to experience unprecedented times with the Covid-19 pandemic, which is affecting global health and creating uncertainty and volatility in the business environment. Stora Enso Investors Relations has received inquiries from investors and a...

12-08-2020 Hits:409 European News

Platinum for sustainability

Platinum for sustainability

Sappi is one of the world’s leading companies with its CSR performance Sappi Europe received a platinum score in the latest EcoVadis rating. The leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and solutions retained its top position from t...

12-08-2020 Hits:355 European News

The course for the future has been set!

The course for the future has been set!

The economic business operations of the ZELLCHEMING association will be outsourced to a GmbH in the coming months, while the non-profit part will remain. This is the result of a survey by postal vote with the option of online voting: A clear majority...

12-08-2020 Hits:351 Exhibitions

Toscotec receives forth turnkey order from WEPA

Toscotec receives forth turnkey order from WEPA

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line on a full turnkey basis to WEPA Piechowice mill in Poland. The project is planned in a short time frame, with start-up set for the third quarter of 2021. This is a repeated turnkey order for WEPA Piechow...

05-08-2020 Hits:339 European News

Cementing the deal: Mondi acquires two paper bag lines

Cementing the deal: Mondi acquires two paper bag lines

Mondi Paper Bags, part of Mondi Group, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has acquired two paper bag lines from Helwan Cement Company and InterCement Sacs, two major cement producers in Egypt. The acquired production lines will increa...

03-08-2020 Hits:389 European News

How to Keep Up Production During COVID-19 Using Smart Factory Tech?

How to Keep Up Production During COVID-19 Using Smart Factory Tech?

COVID-19 has made working from home and digital collaboration new norms in enterprises. In pulp and paper, however, most processing plants do not support remote working, just yet. Because of the pandemic's lengthened impact, producers must hurry up t...

03-08-2020 Hits:486 European News

A.Celli Paper and Gold Hongye Paper together again: three Tissue E-WIND® T-200S rewinders purchased for the Nantong plant

A.Celli Paper and Gold Hongye Paper together again: three Tissue E-WIND® T-200S rewinders purchased for the Nantong plant

The over ten-year collaboration between the two companies continues after the three A.Celli rewinders purchased for the Xiaogan plant at the beginning of the year. The Asian Pulp and Paper (APP) Group, one of the largest and most important companies...

03-08-2020 Hits:411 Asian News

ABB’s new analytics and AI software helps producers optimize operations in demanding market conditions

ABB’s new analytics and AI software helps producers optimize operations in demanding market conditions

ABB launches analytics software and services that combines operational data with engineering and IT data to deliver actionable intelligence The ABB Ability™ Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite is a scalable advanced analytics platform with pre...

29-07-2020 Hits:376 European News

UK filter maker scores export success in Brazil

UK filter maker scores export success in Brazil

Industrial filters made in the UK are helping an expanding pulp and paper (P&P) plant in Brazil optimise the efficiency of essential process water.  Surrey-headquartered Amazon Filters has partnered with a distributor in Guarulhos near São...

28-07-2020 Hits:319 South American News

4 examples of goods storage automation

4 examples of goods storage automation

The fourth industrial revolution, known as Industry 4.0, is now well underway, and the new frontier is automation, or the use of digital technologies to manage productivity. The way that industries evolve into "intelligent" factories by upgrading ...

28-07-2020 Hits:359 European News

Rhenus unveils new international logistics facility

Rhenus unveils new international logistics facility

The Rhenus Group has expanded its logistics services in the Asia-Pacific region, with a newly-built warehouse in Gurugram, India. The state-of-the-art 32,500 square meter facility is the latest addition to Rhenus’ global logistics operations. The Gu...

27-07-2020 Hits:326 Logistics

Warren Controls Announces ILEA 5800E Series Electrically Actuated Valves

Warren Controls Announces ILEA 5800E Series Electrically Actuated Valves

Warren Controls, a leading manufacturer of control valves and specialty fluid handling products, announces its new ILEA 5800E Series of high-quality, modulating, linear, electrically actuated industrial globe control valves. The E5800 Series featu...

27-07-2020 Hits:295 North American News

Metsä Board paperboards hold industrial compostability certifications

Metsä Board paperboards hold industrial compostability certifications

Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium lightweight paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is glad to announce that its paperboards have now achieved DIN CERTCO certificates in industrial compostability complying with DIN EN 13432 and ASTM ...

27-07-2020 Hits:549 European News

Valmet receives the eighth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya

Valmet receives the eighth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya

Valmet will supply the eighth tissue line delivery including an extensive automation package to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya. The company has decided to invest in a third machine in Russia in order to meet the increasing demand for their high-...

22-07-2020 Hits:449 European News

GREYCON LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

GREYCON LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

Greycon, a leading technology company focused on delivering planning, scheduling, trim optimisation, and MES solutions to assist manufacturers worldwide, is inviting visitors to explore their new website at https://www.greycon.com. The website has b...

22-07-2020 Hits:393 European News

PMP supports dynamic development of Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A.

PMP supports dynamic development of Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A.

Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. has been continuously working on modernizing its machine fleet for last several years. The priority is, invariably, an increase of production capacity, an improvement of final products’ quality parameters and implementation...

22-07-2020 Hits:387 European News

Södra can now produce RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp

Södra can now produce RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp

Södra received its certification (1) according to the Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) on 24 June. The aim of RCS is to increase the use of recycled materials. “This certification enables Södra to produce and sell RCS-certified OnceMoreᵀᴹ pulp. It means...

22-07-2020 Hits:412 European News

Measurement solutions for pulp and paper applications

Measurement solutions for pulp and paper applications

Berthold is expert in monitoring critical processes. As technology leader of radiometric measurements we bring benefit to the pulp and paper industry by providing highly accurate and reliable online measurements – the base for a cost-efficient a...

22-07-2020 Hits:469 European News

How Kimberly-Clark Professional Malaysia reduced downtime thanks to a Paper Slitter Rewinder upgrade

How Kimberly-Clark Professional Malaysia reduced downtime thanks to a Paper Slitter Rewinder upgrade

One of the most critical parts of the paper and tissue production line is the slitter rewinder, a machine that has traditionally required direct operator contact in order to manually set the knives and operate the core handling system. However, comp...

22-07-2020 Hits:386 Asian News

Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of PM4 at Aviretta, Germany

Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of PM4 at Aviretta, Germany

German containerboard manufacturer Aviretta selected Toscotec to rebuild the post dryer section of its PM4 at Ettringen mill, Bavaria. PM4 produces test liner and fluting from 60 to 130 g/m². Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020. ...

22-07-2020 Hits:381 European News

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation system to Vinda Personal Care, China

ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation system to Vinda Personal Care, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) Co., Ltd. to supply a stock preparation system to feed its four tissue machines at the mill in Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. Start-up is scheduled for th...

22-07-2020 Hits:382 Asian News

Valmet to supply pulp production upgrade technology to PT. Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper in Indonesia

Valmet to supply pulp production upgrade technology to PT. Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper in Indonesia

Valmet will supply pulp production upgrade technology to PT. Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper (PT TEL) in Indonesia. The delivery includes an upgrade of continuous cooking system, with a design capacity of 1,800 air dried tonnes per day, and two se...

22-07-2020 Hits:487 Asian News

Mondi Syktyvkar commissions a new crude tall oil plant

Mondi Syktyvkar commissions a new crude tall oil plant

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, has commissioned a crude tall oil plant (CTO-plant) at its Syktyvkar pulp and paper mill. The new equipment allows processing of all sulphate soap generated as a by-product of the pulp production process i...

22-07-2020 Hits:491 European News

NSK TL bearings double service life in papermaking machinery

NSK TL bearings double service life in papermaking machinery

NSK spherical roller bearings with TL technology are being increasingly adopted in the papermaking industry as more machinery manufacturers and paper mills seek to maximise operating life and uptime. The unique attributes of NSK´s TL (tough and long ...

22-07-2020 Hits:616 European News

Valmet’s comment on Alfa Laval’s tender offer for Neles’ shareholders

Valmet’s comment on Alfa Laval’s tender offer for Neles’ shareholders

Valmet has become aware of Alfa Laval’s announcement on public cash tender offer for all shares in Neles. Valmet completed 14.88 percent share acquisition of Neles’ shares from Solidium Oy on July 1, 2020. “Neles is a good quality company with a str...

22-07-2020 Hits:470 Financial News

‘Let’s Talk Tissue’— A Panel Discussion About the Tissue Industry’s Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of COVID-19

‘Let’s Talk Tissue’— A Panel Discussion About the Tissue Industry’s Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of COVID-19

Just a few short months ago at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, news reports were filled with scenes of pandemonium at supermarkets and shelves emptied of cleaning supplies and — most critically — bathroom tissue. Tales of sel...

22-07-2020 Hits:622 Exhibitions

ANDRITZ successfully starts up OCC line at Wamat Paper, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up OCC line at Wamat Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the first of two OCC lines, each with a capacity of 1,000 bdtm/d, supplied to Shandong Wamat Paper Co., Ltd., Shandong Province, China. Start-up of the second OCC line is scheduled fo...

22-07-2020 Hits:504 Asian News

Solenis Completes Acquisition of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.

Solenis Completes Acquisition of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.

Effective since the July 14, 2020, Solenis LLC (“Solenis”) completed the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V. (“Poliquímicos”). Headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico, Poliquímicos is a leading producer and ...

22-07-2020 Hits:466 North American News

ANDRITZ PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine at Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia delivers top quality

ANDRITZ PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine at Arkhbum Tissue Group in Russia delivers top quality

Only a few weeks after start-up, the 5.6 m wide PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine that was delivered by ANDRITZ to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Vorsino (Kaluga region), Russia, reached a speed of 2,000 m/min with a grammage of 16 g/m² and is now producing...

22-07-2020 Hits:431 Asian News

Successful FSC® and PEFC™ monitoring audit

Successful FSC® and PEFC™ monitoring audit

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has successfully passed without exception the monitoring audit and the re-certification of FSC® Chain-of-Custody and PEFC™ Chain-of-Custody. Mitsubishi HiTec Paper: Successful FSC® and PEFC™ monitoring audit Mitsubishi HiTec ...

22-07-2020 Hits:496 European News

ABB launches latest digital solution for total control over wet end operations to maximize productivity and profit

ABB launches latest digital solution for total control over wet end operations to maximize productivity and profit

ABB Wet End Control offers process stabilization, variability reduction and performance optimization for all paper, board and tissue manufacturers ABB has just launched the latest generation of its Advanced Process Control (APC) to provide complete ...

22-07-2020 Hits:512 European News

How to measure tissue and nonwovens mill machinery performance with real time analytics

How to measure tissue and nonwovens mill machinery performance with real time analytics

Tissue and nonwovens mills rely primarily on the performance of their machinery to ensure the manufacturing of a high-quality product in a reasonable time and at optimal productivity. If this machinery is not running at peak efficiency or if it break...

21-07-2020 Hits:368 European News

Valmet to supply world’s largest bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp line to Sun Paper’s Beihai mill in China

Valmet to supply world’s largest bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp line to Sun Paper’s Beihai mill in China

Valmet will supply the world’s largest bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) line to Guangxi Sun Paper Co., Ltd’s new Beihai mill in China. The start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021. The order was included in Valmet's orders re...

21-07-2020 Hits:361 Asian News

ANDRITZ completes the world’s largest P-RC APMP production system at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

ANDRITZ completes the world’s largest P-RC APMP production system at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the Final Acceptance Certificate from Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry Co., Ltd in Yancheng, Dafeng, China, for its chemi-thermo-mechanical pulping system. With a total capacity of 2,250 admt/d, this sy...

21-07-2020 Hits:374 Asian News

Siegwerk launches new Circular Economy website

Siegwerk launches new Circular Economy website

Siegwerk, one of the leading suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has launched their new Circular Economy website. The company strongly believes in the needs of a Circular Economy (CE) and is committed to contribute to cr...

21-07-2020 Hits:504 Asian News

From toilet paper to face masks

From toilet paper to face masks

Fabio Perini patents technology to produce up to 10,000 biodegradable bamboo masks per minute The upgrade is available for Fabio Perini converting lines, new and/or already installed A technological innovation capable of producing up to 10 thousand...

21-07-2020 Hits:421 European News

New harvesting plan confirmed Increased harvesting level and higher cash flow

New harvesting plan confirmed Increased harvesting level and higher cash flow

SCA has confirmed a new harvesting plan which shows that the harvesting level in the own forest will increase over the coming five years by an additional one million cubic meters per year more than the current level. The increased harvesting level gi...

21-07-2020 Hits:313 Financial News

Paper industry’s recycling performance reaches highest level ever in 2019

Paper industry’s recycling performance reaches highest level ever in 2019

In 2019, Cepi members produced close to 90 million tonnes of paper and board, of which 54.6% were based on recycled fibres - compared to 53.1% in 2018 - as indicated by the utilisation rate of Paper for Recycling (PfR). &...

17-07-2020 Hits:354 European News

Toscotec-rebuilt PM1 exceeds production targets at Papertech in Spain

Toscotec-rebuilt PM1 exceeds production targets at Papertech in Spain

Core board manufacturer Papertech exceeded the targets of production increase originally set for the rebuild of its PM1 at Tudela mill, Spain.    At the end of 2018, Toscotec carried out a turnkey rebuild of the dryer section, installing 20...

17-07-2020 Hits:372 European News

Clearwater Paper Launches ReMagine™ Paperboard Solution

Clearwater Paper Launches ReMagine™ Paperboard Solution

Clearwater Paper Corporation has just introduced ReMagine™, a folding carton paperboard brand with up to 30 percent post-consumer recycled fiber. Inspired by circular economy principles, ReMagine provides high definition print capability and superior...

17-07-2020 Hits:416 North American News

Saica paper expands the nature kraft range of basis weights

Saica paper expands the nature kraft range of basis weights

Saica Group improves its offer of 100% recycled and sustainable papers. Nature Kraft, is a 100% recycled paper that is an alternative to traditional kraftliners due to its high physical-mechanical performance and similar appearance to virgin fibre...

17-07-2020 Hits:398 European News

The new Czech owner of Slovenian paper mill Vipap bets on flexibility and a more diverse portfolio.

The new Czech owner of Slovenian paper mill Vipap bets on flexibility and a more diverse portfolio.

More than a quarter of a billion CZK will be invested in expanding the production of food packaging Restructuring of Slovenian paper mill Vipap Videm Krško under the leadership of the new Czech owner RIDG Holding continues, despite the coronavirus...

17-07-2020 Hits:371 European News

Södra posts a stable result but the outlook remains unclear

Södra posts a stable result but the outlook remains unclear

Södra’s operating profit during Q2 was stable given current market conditions. Deliveries were higher year-on-year, but prices for Södra’s core products were considerably weaker than in 2019. For the first half of 2...

17-07-2020 Hits:363 Financial News

Cepi launches an LCA tool for paper products

Cepi launches an LCA tool for paper products

In December 2019, the European Commission presented its ambitious Green Deal roadmap, a comprehensive strategy aimed at putting Europe on the right track for climate neutrality in 2050 while encouraging sustainable economic growth. In this strategy,...

17-07-2020 Hits:408 European News

All wrapped up! James cropper launches 100% recycled paper collection for premium packaging

For more and more brands, being able to demonstrate the social and environmental impact of their products is becoming a pre-requisite.  With this in mind, specialist papermaker James Cropper has launched a new collection of papers for premium pa...

17-07-2020 Hits:359 European News

Christoph Michalski appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

Christoph Michalski appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

The Board of Directors has appointed Christoph Michalski as new President and CEO of the company. He succeeds Lennart Holm, who has been acting President and CEO since November 2019. Christoph Michalski will assume his new position November 1 2020. ...

17-07-2020 Hits:372 European News

Two Sides North America Launches "Love Paper" Campaign

Two Sides North America Launches "Love Paper" Campaign

Website and ads feature sustainability facts about print and paper products related to forestry, recycling and renewable energy use in the U.S. and Canada Two Sides North America has just announced the launch of Love Paper, a new campaign designed t...

29-06-2020 Hits:576 North American News

New Hägglunds Service Website From Bosch Rexroth Provides Easy Access for Certified Repair Work

New Hägglunds Service Website From Bosch Rexroth Provides Easy Access for Certified Repair Work

Online service portal helps users with factory-authorized maintenance and repair for Hägglunds hydraulic direct drive systems and motors, including legacy Marathon motors. Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new online service portal for its Hägglunds h...

29-06-2020 Hits:771 European News

ANDRITZ to supply pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper’s new mill in Beihai, China

ANDRITZ to supply pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper’s new mill in Beihai, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper to supply pulp dewatering and white liquor plant technologies and key process equipment for their new pulp mill in Beihai, China. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarte...

23-06-2020 Hits:885 Asian News

BREAKING NEWS!! - ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2021: Date and new venue are fixed!

BREAKING NEWS!! - ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2021: Date and new venue are fixed!

The ZELLCHEMING Association is pleased to announce the return to a proven and popular location, the RheinMain CongressCenter (RMCC) Wiesbaden, at the same time as the date for the Expo and the Annual General Meeting that will take 9 to 10 June 2021. ...

10-06-2020 Hits:996 Exhibitions

ABB to upgrade drives and integrate quality control at new Nordic Kraft pulp mill in Quebec

ABB to upgrade drives and integrate quality control at new Nordic Kraft pulp mill in Quebec

Rapid revamp of dormant mill will provide cutting-edge, digital solutions to automate operations and optimize performance Leading Canadian forest product company, Chantiers Chibougamau, has selected technology leader ABB to help overhaul its Nordic ...

09-06-2020 Hits:627 Canadian News

Valmet to supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog in Austria

Valmet to supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog in Austria

Valmet will supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog’s paper mill in Bruck an der Mur, Austria. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2020. The value of the order is approximately EUR 40 million. The boil...

08-06-2020 Hits:690 European News

SmartGrinder: Voith introduces new refurbishment service for screw presses

SmartGrinder: Voith introduces new refurbishment service for screw presses

Voith’s new refurbishment service for screw presses enables the full restoration of screw performance and reduces downtimes by up to 20 percent compared to conventional repair methods. With SmartGrinder, the new refurbishment service, customers can r...

08-06-2020 Hits:699 European News

TietoEVRY partners with Turck Vilant Systems to increase digitalisation in pulp and paper industry logistics

TietoEVRY partners with Turck Vilant Systems to increase digitalisation in pulp and paper industry logistics

The collaboration helps the pulp and paper industry to improve efficiency, streamline processes and enable crucial information sharing in the whole value chain. TietoEVRY is partnering with Turck Vilant Systems to generate more value for data in the...

05-06-2020 Hits:712 Logistics

Record 2,200 mpm constant speed at WEPA Giershagen

Record 2,200 mpm constant speed at WEPA Giershagen

WEPA Giershagen is steadily operating its Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-2.0S tissue line (PM19) at the speed of 2,200 mpm. PM19 came online in October 2015 and after a machine speed-up, reached the constant speed of 2,200 mpm. Based on this result, WEPA se...

05-06-2020 Hits:665 European News

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply a complete PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine with stock preparation system to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC. The new l...

05-06-2020 Hits:850 Asian News

James Cropper’s papers with antimicrobial technology effective against feline coronavirus

James Cropper’s papers with antimicrobial technology effective against feline coronavirus

With hygiene being front-of-mind for government, business leaders and the public alike, James Cropper’s papers with PaperGard antimicrobial technology have been tested against Feline Coronavirus, with favourable results. Recent studies show Coronavi...

05-06-2020 Hits:804 European News

Endress+Hauser launches Asset Health Monitoring Solution

Endress+Hauser launches Asset Health Monitoring Solution

SRP700, system ready package, is a solution offering based on the FieldCare device configuration application and combined with new Health Monitoring Application software. Endress+Hauser launches its Asset Health Monitoring Solution, a pre-engineere...

05-06-2020 Hits:664 European News

Lotta Lyrå leaves SCA’s Board of Directors

Lotta Lyrå leaves SCA’s Board of Directors

In order to avoid conflicts of interest, Lotta Lyrå has decided to resign from  SCA’s Board of Directors with immediate effect. “We thank Lotta Lyrå for valuable contributions to the company”, says Pär Boman, Chairman of SCA’s Board of Director...

05-06-2020 Hits:1063 European News

Lotta Lyrå appointed new President and CEO of Södra

Lotta Lyrå appointed new President and CEO of Södra

The Board of Södra has appointed Lotta Lyrå as new President and CEO. She will take office this year and thereby replace CFO Peter Karlsson, who has been Interim President since 20 February this year. “I am very proud to present Lotta Lyrå as our ne...

05-06-2020 Hits:671 European News

Fabio Perini and MTC: prompt delivery for converting and packaging machines and lines

Fabio Perini and MTC: prompt delivery for converting and packaging machines and lines

And on the webshop, over 80 thousand Fabio Perini spare parts immediately available The fear generated by the coronavirus and the closures in several countries to fight the pandemic have triggered a rush to buy, or "panic buying" as the British call...

27-05-2020 Hits:652 European News

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.” I recently drew cash at an ATM and was greeted with an on-screen message: “If everyone said no to a receipt just for one month, we would save 45 trees.” This is a classi...

27-05-2020 Hits:1157 Press Releases

Grupo Corporativo Papelera & A.Celli Paper together for the start-up of a new tissue production line

Grupo Corporativo Papelera & A.Celli Paper together for the start-up of a new tissue production line

The iDEAL® mod. 2000S Tissue Machine start-up took place on March, 20th in Mexico, perfectly in line, even in advance, compared to the challenging project scheduling and despite the very critical global conditions The new A.Celli iDEAL® Tissue Machi...

27-05-2020 Hits:679 South American News

Södra selects Ledinek’s production line for new CLT facility

Södra selects Ledinek’s production line for new CLT facility

Last year, Södra decided to invest in an additional CLT facility at Värö and aims to become a leader in the Nordic region. Project planning and procurement is ongoing and Södra has now selected Ledinek as the supplier of a new production line – from ...

27-05-2020 Hits:679 European News

Valmet to supply new reeling and winding technology for Metsä Board in Finland

Valmet to supply new reeling and winding technology for Metsä Board in Finland

Valmet will supply new reel and winding technology and surrounding equipment for Metsä Board Kyro mill in Finland. In the rebuild, new reel and winder with an automatic transfer rail connection will be installed to modernize the board machine KK 1. T...

27-05-2020 Hits:974 European News

Gulf Paper Manufacturing Kuwait boosts capacity after dryer section rebuild by Toscotec.

Gulf Paper Manufacturing Kuwait boosts capacity after dryer section rebuild by Toscotec.

Established in 1978, Gulf Paper Manufacturing was the first company to start manufacturing paper in the Gulf region in 1981. Owned by two families of Kuwaiti entrepreneurs, it operates three production lines at its Mina Abdullah paper mill in Kuwait:...

26-05-2020 Hits:805 European News

Fabio Perini solutions to guarantee operational continuity in times of Coronavirus

Fabio Perini solutions to guarantee operational continuity in times of Coronavirus

Augmented reality, a team of online experts, and the Tissue Performance Center for real time monitoring and technical support to the lines The power of technology and human ingenuity allows solving problems thousands of kilometers away, without movi...

26-05-2020 Hits:784 European News

Launch of the European alliance for a Green Recovery

Launch of the European alliance for a Green Recovery

Cepi, the Confederation of European paper industries and its members across Europe, strongly support the initiative of Pascal Canfin, Chair of the Environment Committee at the European Parliament, to launch a European alliance for a Green Recovery. C...

26-05-2020 Hits:853 European News

A.Celli Rebuilding: Tissue Rewinder upgrades for KC Products Malaysia

A.Celli Rebuilding: Tissue Rewinder upgrades for KC Products Malaysia

Kimberly Clark Products Malaysia, Kluang Johor Mill: A.Celli concludes the scheduled upgrade of the TM2 Tissue Line with a new off-line shaft puller and a new set of expandable spool, in combination with the upgrade of the rewinder slitting unit Aft...

19-05-2020 Hits:742 Asian News

New Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services assignment for the LD Celulose S.A. pulp mill in Brazil

New Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services assignment for the LD Celulose S.A. pulp mill in Brazil

LD Celulose S.A. new dissolving pulp plant will produce 500,000 tons per year. The completion of the project is scheduled for 2022. LD Celulose S.A., a joint venture between Duratex and Lenzing group, awarded Pöyry, part of AFRY, with an EPCM (Engin...

19-05-2020 Hits:624 South American News

The 300th Valmet Paper Lab system will be delivered to Papierfabrik Palm in Germany

The 300th Valmet Paper Lab system will be delivered to Papierfabrik Palm in Germany

Valmet will supply the 300th Valmet Paper Lab automated board and paper testing laboratory to Papierfabrik Palm's (Palm) Aalen-Neukochen mill. In total, Valmet will deliver three Valmet Paper Labs to the company’s Descartes mill in France and Wörth a...

19-05-2020 Hits:678 European News

James Cropper continues to operate and vows to protect staff and customers during coronavirus pandemic

James Cropper continues to operate and vows to protect staff and customers during coronavirus pandemic

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, remains operational and vows to protect its staff and customers, during the current Coronavirus pandemic. The Kendal based, family business, is continuing to manufacture h...

19-05-2020 Hits:689 European News

Valmet and Orora’s Botany Mill renew the Mill Maintenance Outsourcing agreement in Australia

Valmet and Orora’s Botany Mill renew the Mill Maintenance Outsourcing agreement in Australia

Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year Mill Maintenance Outsourcing (MMO) agreement to continue taking care of the site maintenance of Orora’s Botany B9 board making line in New South Wales, Australia. In addition to the MMO agreement, Va...

19-05-2020 Hits:814 Oceania News

ANDRITZ to supply complete stock preparation line to Kookil Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply complete stock preparation line to Kookil Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Kookil Paper (Zhangjiagang) Limited Corporation to supply a complete 305 bdmt/d stock preparation line including approach flow system, broke handling and fiber recovery to the mill in ...

19-05-2020 Hits:880 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply gasification plant and biomass handling line to Klabin’s Puma II project in Brazil

ANDRITZ to supply gasification plant and biomass handling line to Klabin’s Puma II project in Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Klabin for a complete biomass gasification plant and a new biomass handling line for their Ortigueira mill in Brazil. The scope of supply includes a 51 MW gasification plant, a belt d...

19-05-2020 Hits:913 South American News

Metsä Board’s Express Board service expands with three new folding boxboard grades

Metsä Board’s Express Board service expands with three new folding boxboard grades

Metsä Board is adding three new grades into its Express Board offering. The new eco-barrier paperboard MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB, uncoated folding boxboard MetsäBoard Natural FBB and MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree are now available with enhanced availabili...

19-05-2020 Hits:822 European News

PMP will deliver (2) new Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headboxes to Smurfit Kappa Uberaba mill in Brazil!

PMP will deliver (2) new Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headboxes to Smurfit Kappa Uberaba mill in Brazil!

In February 2020, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has signed a contract for delivery of (2) new Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headboxes for Smurfit Kappa’s paper machine (PM5) located in the Uberaba mill in Brazil. Thanks to long-term relationship and suc...

19-05-2020 Hits:725 South American News

Kemira announces a long-term extension of its bleaching chemicals supply contract with UPM-Kymmene Corporation in Uruguay

Kemira announces a long-term extension of its bleaching chemicals supply contract with UPM-Kymmene Corporation in Uruguay

Kemira has signed a long-term agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation extending and expanding its current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay, pending required environmental permitting. The new agreement will include capacity to support the...

19-05-2020 Hits:653 South American News

A.Celli Nonwovens & Sunshine Co. Ltd: start-up of a new E-WIND® STREAM winder and a RAPID slitter rewinder

A.Celli Nonwovens & Sunshine Co. Ltd: start-up of a new E-WIND® STREAM winder and a RAPID slitter rewinder

Last February 28, at the Chinese plants of SUNSHINE New Material for Hygiene and Health Care Jiangyin Co. Ltd. Located in Jiangyin, two machines for Spunlace product, a winder and a rewinder installed on two different lines side by side, have been st...

19-05-2020 Hits:839 European News

ANDRITZ to supply new dewatering technology for RMP process to Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria

ANDRITZ to supply new dewatering technology for RMP process to Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton to supply a Vertical Screw Thickener (VST) dewatering system for the RMP (Refiner Mechanical Pulp) process at the mill in Frohnleiten, Austria. Start-up is schedul...

19-05-2020 Hits:815 European News

Toscotec completes a major rebuild of Arapepco’s PM1 in Aleppo, Syria.

Toscotec completes a major rebuild of Arapepco’s PM1 in Aleppo, Syria.

The Arab Company For Paper Products Ltd. (Arapepco) successfully started up its PM1 at Khan Al-Asal paper mill, near Aleppo, Syria, after a major rebuild supplied by Toscotec. The paper machine features a reel trim width of 2,850 mm, 800 mpm design s...

19-05-2020 Hits:767 European News

Metsä Board to restore fish migration routes

Metsä Board to restore fish migration routes

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has started a rapids fishery restoration project together with WWF Finland and the local Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environ...

19-05-2020 Hits:887 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed spunlace line to Karweb Nonwovens, Turkey

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed spunlace line to Karweb Nonwovens, Turkey

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Karweb Nonwovens to supply a complete neXline spunlace line for its plant located in Gaziantep, Turkey. The line is scheduled for installation and start-up at the beginning of 2021. ...

19-05-2020 Hits:1041 European News

PMP delivered its first steel Yankee dryer to Poland for FP Kaczory, Poland!

PMP delivered its first steel Yankee dryer to Poland for FP Kaczory, Poland!

In November, 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract for a modernization of a tissue machine that includes a delivery of a new Intelli-YD® steel Yankee dryer to FP Kaczory paper mill located in Poland. It is a great pleasure to announc...

18-05-2020 Hits:605 European News

Arctic Blue Gin package wins AIMCAL Product of the Year award

Arctic Blue Gin package wins AIMCAL Product of the Year award

US-based Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) presented its 2020 Product of the Year award to Hazen Paper Company for an Arctic Blue Gin package featuring images of flaming Northern Lights. Metsä Board, the leadin...

18-05-2020 Hits:1118 European News

Voith Group successfully completes the acquisition of Toscotec.

Voith Group successfully completes the acquisition of Toscotec.

Toscotec is pleased to announce that, following the obtainment of all required regulatory approvals, Voith has successfully completed its acquisition of Toscotec. Toscotec is now part of the Voith Group. Andreas Endters, President and CEO of Voith P...

18-05-2020 Hits:1151 European News

New L&W Autoline offers fastest, most reliable automated paper testing solution

New L&W Autoline offers fastest, most reliable automated paper testing solution

ABB’s next-generation system provides rigorous quality control information, up to 10 times faster than manual testing, to enable the rapid reduction of off-spec production Technology leader ABB announces its enhanced L&W Autoline automated paper...

05-05-2020 Hits:705 European News

Metsä Board helps to create appealing and sustainable Moomin golf ball gift pack

Metsä Board helps to create appealing and sustainable Moomin golf ball gift pack

An attractive gift item requires an equally impressive package. Together with its partner network Metsä Board’s packaging design team helped to create an appealing package for a luxury golf ball gift set featuring the universally loved Moomin charact...

23-04-2020 Hits:1212 European News

Essity interim Report First Quarter 2020

Essity interim Report First Quarter 2020

The Group’s net sales increased 10.0% in the first quarter of 2020 compared with the corresponding period a year ago. Organic net sales increased 7.8%, of which volume accounted for 5.9% and price/mix for 1.9%. In mature markets, organic net sales in...

23-04-2020 Hits:967 Financial News

Paper machine for sustainable wet wipes by Voith and Trützschler for Papel Aralar S.A.

Paper machine for sustainable wet wipes by Voith and Trützschler for Papel Aralar S.A.

The Spanish paper factory Papel Aralar commissioned Voith and the nonwoven fabric expert Trützschler Nonwovens to deliver a new system for specialty paper production. The PM 5 was developed as a joint project by both companies specifically for the wi...

23-04-2020 Hits:1015 European News

A.Celli Nonwovens: a new complete Spunlace line for Karweb Nonwovens

A.Celli Nonwovens: a new complete Spunlace line for Karweb Nonwovens

A.Celli Nonwovens SpA is honored to continue the fruitful collaboration with Karweb Nonwovens thanks to the supply of a winding line dedicated to the production of Spunlace Karweb Nonwovens, a division of the KARA Holding Co. and one of the major pl...

23-04-2020 Hits:959 European News

Södra result in line with expectations but the future is difficult to predict

Södra result in line with expectations but the future is difficult to predict

Despite dramatically changed conditions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, production rates at Södra’s facilities remained high and stable in the first quarter. Sales amounted to SEK 5,576 million (6,318). Operating profit for the quarter totalled...

23-04-2020 Hits:861 Financial News

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has opened applications for its Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) bursary programme which offers eligible BSc engineering students the opportunity to pursue a career in the forest products ind...

23-04-2020 Hits:1241 Press Releases

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives the seal of approval from the BG RCI and is certified for occupational health and safety management

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper receives the seal of approval from the BG RCI and is certified for occupational health and safety management

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH, with its Bielefeld and Flensburg locations, is the first company in the paper industry to receive the "Safe with a System" seal of approval from the BG RCI: the professional association for raw materials and the ch...

23-04-2020 Hits:917 European News

Södra Invests in FITNIR for a Second Time

Södra Invests in FITNIR for a Second Time

For a second time, FITNIR Analyzers was selected by Södra, a leading pulp producer based in Sweden, for its online pulp liquor analyzer. “This is an exciting project for FITNIR, as it is our second installation at a Södra mill,” says Thanh Trung, COO...

23-04-2020 Hits:1065 European News

Valmet to supply a mill-wide distributed control system to JK Paper Limited in India

Valmet to supply a mill-wide distributed control system to JK Paper Limited in India

Valmet will supply a complete mill-wide Valmet DNA Distributed Control System (DCS) to JK Paper Limited for their upcoming board project at Fort Songadh Mill in India. JK Paper selected Valmet’s automation system based on good references in technolog...

15-04-2020 Hits:807 Asian News

Verso Corporation Appoints Matthew M. Archambeau as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Energy

Verso Corporation Appoints Matthew M. Archambeau as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Energy

Verso Corporation has just announced that Matthew M. Archambeau has been appointed Verso's Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Energy, effective immediately. "I am very pleased to have Matt join our senior leadership team with responsibility fo...

15-04-2020 Hits:719 North American News

Clearwater Paper Provides Update on Operations in Response to COVID-19

Clearwater Paper Provides Update on Operations in Response to COVID-19

Focused on Ensuring Continuous Operations to Serve Significant Increase in Demand Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW), a premier supplier of quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue and bleached paperboard, has just sh...

09-04-2020 Hits:721 North American News

Willamette Falls Paper Company Earns Certification to SFI Chain-of-Custody Standard

Willamette Falls Paper Company Earns Certification to SFI Chain-of-Custody Standard

Willamette Falls Paper Company is pleased to announce that it has added Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) chain of custody certification (SFI-01924) to its full line of paper products.  Growing numbers of consumers want assurance that t...

03-04-2020 Hits:758 North American News

OnQuality: Voith launches new generation of sensors

OnQuality: Voith launches new generation of sensors

Voith has developed a new generation of sensors with regards to availability, reliability and maintenance handling. As the main components of the Quality Measurement System, the sensors measure the most important quality parameters of the paper being...

30-03-2020 Hits:1212 European News

Massimo Ardito is the new A.Celli International General Manager

Massimo Ardito is the new A.Celli International General Manager

A.Celli Group is pleased to announce that Massimo Ardito has been appointed as the new General Manager of the American branch A.Celli International with effect from March 9, 2020. As General Manager, Massimo Ardito will be in charge of the managemen...

30-03-2020 Hits:1038 European News

PMP New Engineering Office in Łódź, Poland, has been launched!

PMP New Engineering Office in Łódź, Poland, has been launched!

To ensure continuous development of technology, which is a distinguishing feature of PMP products, in October 2019, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) launched a new engineering office in Łódź, Poland. A new entity is dedicated mainly to support tissue b...

27-03-2020 Hits:930 European News

Valmet to supply a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing in the Republic of Korea

Valmet to supply a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing in the Republic of Korea

Valmet will supply a new sizing section with a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing at Sihwa Mill in the Republic of Korea. The main target for the rebuild of paper machine PM 1 is to increase strength properties of produced container and gypsu...

26-03-2020 Hits:935 Asian News

ISO 9001/2015 quality standards for MoveRoll production

ISO 9001/2015 quality standards for MoveRoll production

We are proud to announce that in February 2019 the manufacturing and assembly of MoveRoll products has been certified according to the ISO 9001/2015 standards. Quality management is very important for MoveRoll and the MoveRoll production. That is ...

23-03-2020 Hits:1053 European News

MoveRoll deliveries continue to grow

MoveRoll deliveries continue to grow

The year we left been a busy and successful year for MoveRoll. We have delivered a variety of different MoveRoll conveyor modules to several system integrators in North America, Europe and Asian markets. We are delighted that both paper mills and sys...

23-03-2020 Hits:927 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant at Södra, Sweden

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant at Södra, Sweden

International technology group ANDRITZ has recently started up the world’s first biomethanol plant using ANDRITZ’s self-developed A-Recovery+ concept at the Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in southeastern Sweden. The plant has an annual production ca...

23-03-2020 Hits:1016 European News

Tissue World Miami 2020 Confirms New Dates — Nov. 11-13, 2020 — for the Conference and Exhibition

Tissue World Miami 2020 Confirms New Dates — Nov. 11-13, 2020 — for the Conference and Exhibition

North America’s largest tissue-related gathering will again be staged at the Miami Beach Convention Center Originally scheduled in March, Tissue World Miami 2020 was postponed due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and has been rescheduled for Nov. 11-1...

17-03-2020 Hits:1347 Exhibitions

BillerudKorsnäs postpones the annual maintenance shutdown at Gruvön

BillerudKorsnäs postpones the annual maintenance shutdown at Gruvön

Due to current circumstances regarding the Covid-19 virus, BillerudKorsnäs postpones the major parts of the maintenance shutdown initially planned to be held week 13, 2020 at Gruvön. – We have decided that during the current circumstances it is not ...

17-03-2020 Hits:1174 European News

ABB to upgrade paper machine drives, motors and electrical control systems at WestRock mill in Washington, USA

ABB to upgrade paper machine drives, motors and electrical control systems at WestRock mill in Washington, USA

Leading US paper and packaging producer looks to increase reliability and performance with dry end drive system replacement. WestRock Company—a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions—has selected ABB to replace its dry end ...

17-03-2020 Hits:1288 North American News

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