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ABB upgrades QCS color control to stabilize sheet color faster and mitigate variability

ABB upgrades QCS color control to stabilize sheet color faster and mitigate variability

New features on ABB’s Color Control for QCS800xA take guesswork out of color control and help customers reach shade targets faster ABB has launched its latest generation of Color Control with new features that improve overall quality and enable fast...

24-06-2021 Hits:71 European News

Valmet to supply two more OptiConcept M container board making lines to Zhejiang Shanying Paper in China

Valmet to supply two more OptiConcept M container board making lines to Zhejiang Shanying Paper in China

Valmet will supply two OptiConcept M container board making lines with extensive packages of automation, services and industrial internet applications to Zhejiang Shanying Paper in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang province, China. The orders are included in V...

23-06-2021 Hits:105 Asian News

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

The winners of BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany – Packaging Impact Design Award – have been selected. The most prestigious prize of the competition, PIDA Gold Award, went to the design student Hagen Neugebauer from Hochschule der Medi...

23-06-2021 Hits:58 European News

Fire at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill’s chip conveyor

Fire at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill’s chip conveyor

A conveyor feeding wood chips both to the hardwood and softwood digesters at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill in Sweden caught fire on Friday, 18 June at about 12.30 CET. The city fire brigade managed to get the fire under control by about 14.30 CET and...

22-06-2021 Hits:75 European News

ANDRITZ to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

ANDRITZ to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria, to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. ...

22-06-2021 Hits:80 European News

Valmet delivers recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardbord Mill rebuild in Serbia

Valmet delivers recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardbord Mill rebuild in Serbia

Valmet will supply recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardboard Mill rebuild in Serbia. The order is a continuation of Valmet’s board machine rebuild delivery, which will be started up during the second half of 2021. The main targ...

22-06-2021 Hits:64 European News

FRACTION project develops novel lignocellulose fractionation process for high purity lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose valorisation into added value products

FRACTION project develops novel lignocellulose fractionation process for high purity lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose valorisation into added value products

FRACTION develops a novel integrated lignocellulose fractionation approach to maximize the purity and quality of lignin and hemicellulose side streams in 2nd generation biorefineries to achieve its use in the formulation of added value products and k...

22-06-2021 Hits:65 European News

Kemira increases prices of AKD technologies in the APAC region

Kemira increases prices of AKD technologies in the APAC region

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, announces price increases for AKD technologies in the Asia Pacific region. The adjustment will be effective immediately or as contracts allow and as follows: Fen...

22-06-2021 Hits:62 Financial News

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

A new investment in Södra’s pulp mill at Mörrum will achieve a tenfold increase in Södra’s production capacity, while also increasing the proportion of recycled textile in the pulp. Södra’s OnceMore® initiative – the world’s first process for indust...

22-06-2021 Hits:67 European News

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

The Lenzing Group is proud to announce the extension of its revolutionary fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded lyocell and modal fibers, solidifying its commitment to providing supply chain transparency along the entire textile product...

22-06-2021 Hits:70 European News

Stora Enso invests in competitiveness of Anjala-Ingerois and Nymölla production sites

Stora Enso invests in competitiveness of Anjala-Ingerois and Nymölla production sites

Stora Enso has decided to invest EUR 21 million to improve the competitiveness and environmental performance of the Anjala-Ingerois production sites. Stora Enso will also invest EUR 26 million in modernising the pulp production at Nymölla in Sweden. ...

14-06-2021 Hits:109 European News

Verso Corporation Launches All-New Website

Verso Corporation Launches All-New Website

Sees it as symbolic of a bright future ahead Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has announced the launch of its redesigned website, featuring all-new content that covers numerous topics and areas of interest, from its library of paper promotions to susta...

14-06-2021 Hits:88 North American News

Nouryon signs long-term partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier Metsä Fibre

Nouryon signs long-term partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier Metsä Fibre

Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, has signed a 10-year agreement with Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group. Under the long-term agreement, Nouryon will provide Metsä Fibre with sodium chlorate for its new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. Me...

14-06-2021 Hits:117 European News

Valmet to deliver two automated paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills

Valmet to deliver two automated paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills

Valmet will deliver two Valmet Paper Labs, automated board and paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills in Niklasdorf, Austria and Vevče, Slovenia. Valmet Paper Labs deliver accurate and rapid measurement results that are ...

14-06-2021 Hits:80 European News

ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity

ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents two new tissue machines with a design speed of 2,200 m/min for high production capacity: PrimeLineTM S 2200 with 2.6 to 2.85 m width at reel PrimeLineTM W 2200 with 5.4 to 5.6 m width at reel ...

14-06-2021 Hits:171 European News

The ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days: A complete success

The ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days: A complete success

For the ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days, the international paper and pulp community gathered on a digital platform for a total of three days, from June 8 to 10: More than 635 participants and 65 sponsors and partner companies took advantage of the virtual s...

14-06-2021 Hits:78 Exhibitions

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has helped Shredhouse, manufacturers of decorative and protective packaging for the gift market, fulfil demand in the wake of the global pandemic. Shredhouse uses James Cropper’s wo...

14-06-2021 Hits:90 European News

Valmet to supply a major pulp and board technology delivery to Klabin in Brazil

Valmet to supply a major pulp and board technology delivery to Klabin in Brazil

Valmet will supply a large pulp and paper technology delivery to Klabin in Brazil. The order consists of a paperboard making line (PM 28), a complete new fiberline including a new Continuous Cooking G3, and a new bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp...

14-06-2021 Hits:115 South American News

ANDRITZ to supply two complete OCC lines to Nine Dragons, China

ANDRITZ to supply two complete OCC lines to Nine Dragons, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nine Dragons Paper Industries to supply two complete OCC lines with a capacity of 2,000 bdmt/d each to their mills in China. Start-up is scheduled for the second and fourth quarter of...

14-06-2021 Hits:141 Asian News

ABB launches first European Pulp and Paper Tour at ZELLCHEMING, Germany

ABB launches first European Pulp and Paper Tour at ZELLCHEMING, Germany

Innovative tour to showcase ABB’s cutting-edge mill solutions and vision of operational excellence for the paper mill of the future ABB has announced its European Pulp and Paper Tour, which will officially launch on June 9 at ZELLCHEMING, Germany, a...

09-06-2021 Hits:116 European News

ABB awarded collaborative MES agreement, supporting Sappi’s digital transformation across its entire production fleet

ABB awarded collaborative MES agreement, supporting Sappi’s digital transformation across its entire production fleet

ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System for pulp and paper to be implemented across Sappi's production assets worldwide ABB has been selected by Sappi Limited to support a major digital transformation project across its global manufacturing foot...

03-06-2021 Hits:160 European News

WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes

WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated, sustainable paper and packaging solutions, have just announced the future retirement of Jeff Chalovich, president of Corrugated Packaging and chief commercial officer, after an incre...

03-06-2021 Hits:132 North American News

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec has launched the new generation design of its shoe press TT NextPress, featuring superior drying performances and energy savings, resulting from R&D activities in cooperation with Voith. TT NextPress delivers a stable after-press dryness...

03-06-2021 Hits:124 European News

Clearwater Paper Announces Closure of Neenah, Wisconsin Facility

Clearwater Paper Announces Closure of Neenah, Wisconsin Facility

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) has announced the indefinite closure of its Neenah, Wisconsin facility, which includes three tissue machines and ten converting lines, removing a total paper production capacity of approximately 54,000 tons. C...

02-06-2021 Hits:134 North American News

Paper industry association opens applications to BSc students for its bursary and research programme

Paper industry association opens applications to BSc students for its bursary and research programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) Masters of Engineering bursary programme is now open for applications for the 2022/2023 intake. A limited number of students will have the opportunity to further their master’s studies at pa...

02-06-2021 Hits:117 Press Releases

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

Together, Lenzing and Södra take a giant leap further towards closing the loop from fiber to fiber in fashion. Lenzing, a leading global supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, and Södra, a world-class producer of pulp, signed a cooperation agreeme...

02-06-2021 Hits:163 European News

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® to paper packaging for a sustainable future! SWAPP® with an extra P for paper is a range of fibre-based packaging materials from BillerudKorsnäs to enable transition from plastic to paper and meet new consumer demands through better sustainabi...

02-06-2021 Hits:136 European News

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Sachsen Mill located in Eilenburg, Germany, to the Swiss-based family-owned company Model Group. Sachsen Mill has an annual production capacity of 310 000 tonnes of newsprint specialty paper based...

27-05-2021 Hits:142 European News

ANDRITZ to supply two P-RC APMP lines to Nine Dragons Paper Industries, China

ANDRITZ to supply two P-RC APMP lines to Nine Dragons Paper Industries, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nine Dragons Paper Industries to supply two chemi-thermomechanical pulping systems for their mills in China. The start-ups are scheduled for spring and summer 2022. ANDRITZ will inst...

27-05-2021 Hits:226 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply approach flow equipment for two board machines to Shanying Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply approach flow equipment for two board machines to Shanying Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Shanying Paper (Guangdong) to supply the approach flow-, fiber recovery-, and broke handling systems for two board production lines to its mill in Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province, China. ...

27-05-2021 Hits:204 Asian News

Valmet to supply the 12th tissue making line to C&S in China

Valmet to supply the 12th tissue making line to C&S in China

Valmet supplies a Valmet IntelliTissue 1600 tissue making line to Chinese tissue producer C&S. The new line will be installed at the company’s mill in Tangshan, China. The start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022. The order was includ...

25-05-2021 Hits:177 Asian News

Collaboration gives tubes of paper instead of plastic - and great environmental benefits

Collaboration gives tubes of paper instead of plastic - and great environmental benefits

In the ongoing work to challenge conventional packaging, BillerudKorsnäs and Aisa are launching a collaboration that opens up outstanding new possibilities in tube packaging made of paper. With BillerudKorsnäs FibreForm® you can replace plastics on t...

25-05-2021 Hits:178 European News

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

SCA, Europe’s largest private forest owner and producer of wood products, packaging paper, pulp and renewable energy, will return on a long-term deal to market leading UK Paper Hub* located at London’s major port, the Port of Tilbury. The 50-acre fac...

25-05-2021 Hits:182 European News

Kemira adds capacity in Asia-Pacific to support the growing paper and board industry

Kemira adds capacity in Asia-Pacific to support the growing paper and board industry

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries adds capacity in Asia-Pacific and announces the start-up of a new dry polymer production plant in Ulsan, South Korea and the initia...

25-05-2021 Hits:187 Asian News

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

Toscotec boosts the drying efficiency of its tissue lines with TT Drying Equilibrium, a simple and reliable system that ensures an optimal and automatic regulation of the air balance in the Yankee hoods and air system. The system was originally desig...

25-05-2021 Hits:165 European News

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

Stora Enso arranged a virtual inauguration ceremony to celebrate the successful conversion of the Oulu Mill which was transformed from paper production into high-quality kraftliner production. The Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, inaugurated t...

25-05-2021 Hits:185 European News

Successful start-up for the A.Celli E-WIND T100 rewinder purchased by MG Tec Industry S.r.L.

Successful start-up for the A.Celli E-WIND T100 rewinder purchased by MG Tec Industry S.r.L.

The new Tissue rewinder, located in the town of Dej in Romania, was started up thanks to the field support of the A.Celli team and the precious collaboration of the Romanian team. It is with pride that we announce that the new E-WIND® T100 Tissue re...

25-05-2021 Hits:225 European News

Sappi Europe announces the appointment of Flavio Froehli as Vice President, Marketing & Sales – Member of Sappi Europe’s Lead Team

Sappi Europe announces the appointment of Flavio Froehli as Vice President, Marketing & Sales – Member of Sappi Europe’s Lead Team

Sappi Europe announces the appointment of Flavio Froehli as Vice President, Marketing & Sales with immediate effect for the entire Sappi Europe portfolio reporting to Marco Eikelenboom, Chief Executive Officer, Sappi Europe. Flavio holds an MBA f...

25-05-2021 Hits:252 European News

Voith receives order from Nine Dragons Paper to deliver three XcelLine paper machines to China

Voith receives order from Nine Dragons Paper to deliver three XcelLine paper machines to China

Nine Dragons Paper, the biggest manufacturer of packaging paper in China, has commissioned Voith to build and deliver three XcelLine paper machines for the production of high performance testliner and white top testliner. The three lines will further...

25-05-2021 Hits:185 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply the world’s first sulfuric acid plant in a pulp mill, producing commercial-grade, concentrated sulfuric acid for Klabin’s Ortigueira facility

ANDRITZ to supply the world’s first sulfuric acid plant in a pulp mill, producing commercial-grade, concentrated sulfuric acid for Klabin’s Ortigueira facility

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply a sulfuric acid plant for Klabin’s Ortigueira mill in Brazil. The plant will be the first of its kind worldwide and is designed to produce 150 tons of commercial-grade (>98%) ...

25-05-2021 Hits:175 South American News

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

ANDRITZ Ingeniería, SA, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Smurfit Kappa Nervion to provide industrial maintenance services for their mill in Iurreta, Spain. Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain © ANDRITZ The AND...

18-05-2021 Hits:383 European News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Dunn Paper in Michigan

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Dunn Paper in Michigan

Dunn Paper selected Toscotec for the rebuild of the wet section of PM2 at its Menominee paper mill in Michigan, USA. The paper machine produces specialty papers including MG grades and flexible packaging products. In 2017, Toscotec had installed a c...

12-05-2021 Hits:310 North American News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper increases prices for coated speciality papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper increases prices for coated speciality papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is forced to raise the prices for its coated specialty papers again. The reason for this is the recently continued rise in prices for energy and raw materials. The price adjustments of up to 10% apply to deliveries from June 1,...

12-05-2021 Hits:220 Financial News

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has designed a light but strong, easily recyclable packaging for the new Chopin Organic Rye Vodka range at its Excellence ...

07-05-2021 Hits:389 European News

ANDRITZ to supply a major expansion of the OCC line to NORPAC, USA

ANDRITZ to supply a major expansion of the OCC line to NORPAC, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from North Pacific Paper Company (NORPAC) to supply a major expansion of the OCC line for its mill in Longview, Washington, USA. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022. ANDRI...

07-05-2021 Hits:372 North American News

A.Celli successfully complete the Gresik Plant PM#1 start-up at PT. Dayasa Aria Prima (Dayasa)

A.Celli successfully complete the Gresik Plant PM#1 start-up at PT. Dayasa Aria Prima (Dayasa)

A.Celli Paper assisted the PT. Dayasa Aria Prima (Dayasa) team in every step of the process to ensure a successful start-up of the paper machine converted to the production of Corrugated Medium by applying PMT technology. A.Celli Paper is proud to a...

06-05-2021 Hits:448 Asian News

Sappi continues recovery in results for second financial quarter 2021

Sappi continues recovery in results for second financial quarter 2021

Commenting on the group’s results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “I am pleased with the steady recovery from the ongoing challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. EBITDA continued to improve quarter-on-quarter from a low of US$26m in ou...

06-05-2021 Hits:309 Financial News

ANDRITZ to supply two semi-chemical fiberlines to Lee & Man Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply two semi-chemical fiberlines to Lee & Man Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Lee & Man Paper to supply two semi-chemical fiberlines for its mills in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, and Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China. Start-up of both lines is scheduled fo...

06-05-2021 Hits:316 Asian News

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

 James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has appointed Damian Cook as technical director for its paper division.  Damian joins the Kendal-based business, which creates some of the world’s most advanced paper products...

06-05-2021 Hits:346 European News

Sofidel attains high efficiency and premium quality on Toscotec’s lines.

Sofidel attains high efficiency and premium quality on Toscotec’s lines.

In 2020, Sofidel added 120,000 tons a year to its production capacity in the USA with two Toscotec AHEAD 2.0L paper machines in 5,500 millimetre format with an operating speed of 2,000 metres a minute. Toscotec has delivered a turnkey product for the...

06-05-2021 Hits:302 North American News

Valmet signs an extensive Industrial Internet services agreement with ARAUCO for new pulp production line in Chile

Valmet signs an extensive Industrial Internet services agreement with ARAUCO for new pulp production line in Chile

Valmet and ARAUCO have signed an agreement to jointly develop the Arauco Mill Line 3 in Chile to become the world’s most autonomous pulp mill. Valmet will supply its Industrial Internet Solutions (VII Solutions) comprised of Mill Wide Optimization ap...

05-05-2021 Hits:347 South American News

ANDRITZ to supply key pulp production equipment for Nine Dragons Paper mills in China

ANDRITZ to supply key pulp production equipment for Nine Dragons Paper mills in China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded orders from Nine Dragons Paper, China, to supply equipment and key process technologies for five of their mills. Start-ups are scheduled for 2022 and 2023. ANDRITZ white liquor plant © ANDRIT...

05-05-2021 Hits:328 Asian News

The new Valmet Fiberline Analyzer fulfills all major process control needs in the pulp mill

The new Valmet Fiberline Analyzer fulfills all major process control needs in the pulp mill

Valmet introduces the new Valmet Fiberline Analyzer to enable pulp makers to improve total pulp quality management, boost process stability and gain major savings in chemical costs from the digester blow line right up to final pulp storage. The Valm...

03-05-2021 Hits:309 European News

Toscotec’s new tissue line starts up at Thai C.A.S. Paper Mill.

Toscotec’s new tissue line starts up at Thai C.A.S. Paper Mill.

The new AHEAD 1.5S machine has a trim width of 2,850 mm, an operating speed of 1,850 m/min, and produces more than 30,000 tpy of premium quality tissue. The machine configuration is designed to guarantee top energy efficiency with TT NextPress shoe p...

29-04-2021 Hits:328 Asian News

ABB secures control system modernization contract for wood pulp mill in Chile

ABB secures control system modernization contract for wood pulp mill in Chile

Upgrade at Arauco Licancel Cellulose Plant will deliver increased response times and reliability, while enhancing flexibility for remote working Global technology company ABB has been contracted by manufacturer of forest products, Arauco, to moderni...

21-04-2021 Hits:375 South American News

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

With Pure DecorX™, BillerudKorsnäs is introducing the latest development in White Top Kraftliner. The launch opens up great improvement potential for decorative corrugated packaging, in terms of strength, print appearance and sustainability. Pure De...

21-04-2021 Hits:362 European News

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

Kemira has appointed Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer of Kemira Oyj starting from May 1, 2021. Terhi Kivinen joined Kemira as Director Global Communications and Stakeholder Relations in March 2020 and prior to Kemira has had a long care...

21-04-2021 Hits:346 European News

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

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

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new 500 t/d HERB chemical recovery boiler at Kuantum Papers Limited in Saila Khurd, Hoshiapur district in the state of Punjab, India. The boiler is designed to handle a mixture of ...

14-04-2021 Hits:318 Asian News

The world's largest drum pulper: Voith presents IntensaDrum Duo for production volumes of 3,000 tons of paper per day

The world's largest drum pulper: Voith presents IntensaDrum Duo for production volumes of 3,000 tons of paper per day

The papermaking process starts with pulping and separation of coarse contaminants to prepare the pulp for the subsequent cleaning steps. Based on its many years of expertise, Voith Paper now introduces the latest technology within the BlueLine stock ...

14-04-2021 Hits:307 European News

Valmet to deliver new evaporation plant to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet to deliver new evaporation plant to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a new evaporation line 3 for Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The new line will replace the oldest evaporation line 1 at the mill. The new evaporation plant is scheduled to start-up in the first quarter of 2023. The valu...

14-04-2021 Hits:304 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rise for all Coated & Uncoated paper grades in Europe by 7-10%

Sappi Europe announces price rise for all Coated & Uncoated paper grades in Europe by 7-10%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for all its woodfree coated and woodfree uncoated paper grades by 7 – 10 % effective 1. June 2021 for all markets in Europe. This is in addition to the previously announced and implemented increases. Sharply ...

14-04-2021 Hits:454 Financial News

ABB’s new digital sheet break analysis helps maximize operational performance to improve production and profitability in paper mills

ABB’s new digital sheet break analysis helps maximize operational performance to improve production and profitability in paper mills

Digital sheet break solution provides a root cause analysis within one minute and acts as early warning system in a way not possible with current manual solutions ABB has released Sheet Break Performance, an ABB Ability™ Performance Service that aut...

14-04-2021 Hits:282 European News

Valmet to supply metering size press and size kitchen to Emami Paper Mills in India

Valmet to supply metering size press and size kitchen to Emami Paper Mills in India

Valmet will deliver a metering size press with sizing starch preparation and sizer supply system to Emami Paper Mills for its paper making line (PM3), which is located at its Balasore mill in Odisha, India. The order is included in Valmet's orders r...

13-04-2021 Hits:301 Asian News

Registration Now Open for 2021 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference

Registration Now Open for 2021 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference

The industry’s longest-running trade show and conference returns to Chicago this October with a new venue designed for even more networking and engagement. Recycling Today has announced that registration is now open for the publication’s annual Pa...

13-04-2021 Hits:456 Exhibitions

Toscotec accomplishes a dryer section rebuild at Cartiera di Ferrara, Italy

Toscotec accomplishes a dryer section rebuild at Cartiera di Ferrara, Italy

After a complete dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec, Cartiera di Ferrara fired up PM1 at its mill in Ferrara, Italy. Toscotec modified the entire dryer section, without changing its overall length and therefore leaving the positions of the pr...

09-04-2021 Hits:300 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rise for all graphical paper grades for export markets by 8-11%

Sappi Europe announces price rise for all graphical paper grades for export markets by 8-11%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for all its mechanical coated, woodfree coated and woodfree uncoated paper grades by 8 – 11 % with immediate effect as contracts permit for its export markets. This is in addition to the previously announced an...

09-04-2021 Hits:312 Financial News

ABB to supply automated paper testing solution to drive efficiencies at Metsä Board mills in Finland

ABB to supply automated paper testing solution to drive efficiencies at Metsä Board mills in Finland

Paperboard producer standardizes operations with ABB’s next generation L&W Autoline for rapid, consistent measurements to ensure long-term process optimization and quality ABB will provide the paperboard producer Metsä Board with its L&W Aut...

09-04-2021 Hits:424 European News

Voith rebuilds complete PM 5 of customer PAPRESA for the optimized production of packaging paper

Voith rebuilds complete PM 5 of customer PAPRESA for the optimized production of packaging paper

PAPRESA, the leading southern European manufacturer of newsprint, commissioned Voith in March to completely rebuild PM 5 at the Rentería mill in Spain. The start-up of the ambitious project is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022. Subsequently, th...

09-04-2021 Hits:386 European News

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group announces Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group announces Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) announces Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps to provide high metering accuracy and excellent resistance to the viscous and abrasive chemicals commonly used in the pulp and paper industry. Unlike diaphragm,...

09-04-2021 Hits:303 European News

Maxco expands production with BW Papersystems triple-wall corrugator

Maxco expands production with BW Papersystems triple-wall corrugator

New machine will more than double company’s manufacturing capacity BW Papersystems has announced that Maxco Supply Inc., the largest independent manufacturer of corrugated packaging for the agricultural market in the San Joaquin Valley, has installe...

09-04-2021 Hits:388 North American News

Valmet supplies the first AI based machine vision system to Progroup’s world record containerboard machine in Germany

Valmet supplies the first AI based machine vision system to Progroup’s world record containerboard machine in Germany

Valmet will deliver the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) based Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) to Progroup’s paper machine PM2 in Eisenhüttendstadt, Germany. The PM2 has been a world speed record-setter since its start-up by Valmet in...

30-03-2021 Hits:501 European News

Toscotec finalizes a drying section rebuild at Cartiera San Giorgio, Italy.

Toscotec finalizes a drying section rebuild at Cartiera San Giorgio, Italy.

Cartiera San Giorgio successfully started up its PM1 after the complete rebuilt of its dryer section by Toscotec. PM1 has a trim width of 2,500 mm, and produces wet creped tissue in the basis weight range from 30 to 50 gsm, using virgin cellulose and...

25-03-2021 Hits:458 European News

Why you should use packaging robots for automatic reel bundles preparation

Why you should use packaging robots for automatic reel bundles preparation

The preparation of reels bundles is an operation that requires great precision, attention and speed. This is to ensure safe packaging capable of preserving the quality of the reels during transport, to avoid the occurrence of bottlenecks in productio...

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ABB digital solutions, process expertise and data analytics built into new paper industry research project with climate protection target

ABB digital solutions, process expertise and data analytics built into new paper industry research project with climate protection target

Classed as one of the most energy-intensive manufacturing sectors, the paper industry has ambitions to achieve climate protection goals while also maintaining competitiveness and long-term employment. Modellfabrik Papier, founded in Düren, Germany, ...

23-03-2021 Hits:478 European News

Pasaban Upgrades Papel Aralar's Non-woven Paper Winder

Pasaban Upgrades Papel Aralar's Non-woven Paper Winder

Paper and board sheeters and winders more than 10 years old, usually need to be refurbished in order to improve their efficiency. For this reason, upgrading this type of machines is the best option, as the return on investment is short-term. “The upg...

23-03-2021 Hits:453 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up complete LC pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal

ANDRITZ successfully starts up complete LC pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a complete continuous low-consistency (LC) pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal. The new ANDRITZ LC pulping system installed features several design upgrades: FibreSolv...

22-03-2021 Hits:537 European News

Lucart validates Toscotec’s TT Defender ability to increase Yankee efficiency.

Lucart validates Toscotec’s TT Defender ability to increase Yankee efficiency.

Toscotec has recently introduced TT Defender, a leading-edge patented innovation that provides Yankee dryers with an effective internal protection coating against corrosive steam. Toscotec has successfully tested TT Defender at Lucart Group’s Diecimo...

17-03-2021 Hits:481 European News

Saver, the eco-sustainable embossing technology by Engraving Solutions, celebrates its ten year anniversary

Saver, the eco-sustainable embossing technology by Engraving Solutions, celebrates its ten year anniversary

Saver, Engraving Solutions’ technology for eco-sustainable embossing, turns 10. With over 200 engraved rollers sold all over the world, it has become a reference point for all converters who want beautiful, soft, resistant, and eco-friendly products....

15-03-2021 Hits:518 European News

ABB delivers machine modernization plan for one of the world’s most advanced pulp and board mills

ABB delivers machine modernization plan for one of the world’s most advanced pulp and board mills

Major upgrade with ABB Ability ™ System 800xA drives and quality control solutions underway for enhanced operations at Iggesund Paperboard Global technology company ABB is leading a major installation of new drives, control systems and quality contr...

10-03-2021 Hits:675 European News

Pasaban Focuses On Upgrades Of Paper And Cardboard Sheeters And Winders

Pasaban Focuses On Upgrades Of Paper And Cardboard Sheeters And Winders

Pasaban Upgrades, the ideal solution to get the best out of your paper and cardboard converting equipment.   Upgrading sheeters and winders is essential if you want to increase the life of old machines and improve their performance.   The...

08-03-2021 Hits:647 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line delivered to Berli Jucker Cellox, Thailand

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line delivered to Berli Jucker Cellox, Thailand

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the tissue production line delivered to Berli Jucker Cellox Ltd. for their mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,900 m/min and a ...

05-03-2021 Hits:718 Asian News

Toscotec launches new YES-CONNECT-VISION AR system for effective remote service

Toscotec launches new YES-CONNECT-VISION AR system for effective remote service

Toscotec upgraded its YES-CONNECT-VISION AR (Augmented Reality) system to provide faster and more effectiveremote services. After launching the first version in 2018, Toscotec perfected the system based on user feedback and practice in the field...

04-03-2021 Hits:544 European News

Mauro Luna is Körber Tissue’s new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Mauro Luna is Körber Tissue’s new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Mauro Luna has been appointed Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Körbers Business Area Tissue and will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Oswaldo Cruz. He joined the company in 2019 as Global Head of Sales at the Körber Business Area Tissue...

22-02-2021 Hits:602 European News

A.Celli R-WAY®AGV: Berry Global Statesville Case Study

A.Celli R-WAY®AGV: Berry Global Statesville Case Study

How the Berry Global Statesville plant increased its efficiency, safety and productivity with the A.Celli TVC B Automated Guided Vehicle. Berry Global Group Inc., headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global su...

19-02-2021 Hits:606 European News

Hayat Kimya leverages Kӧrber integrated converting and packaging solutions to advance premium tissue growth in Russian market

Hayat Kimya leverages Kӧrber integrated converting and packaging solutions to advance premium tissue growth in Russian market

In Russia, consumer demand for innovative, premium quality tissue products has risen dramatically, driven by tissue manufacturer Hayat Kimya’s leadership in innovation, product differentiation, and quality. As part of its strategic response to the in...

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European Paper Industry welcomes revamped EU trade policy’s support to green and digital transitions

European Paper Industry welcomes revamped EU trade policy’s support to green and digital transitions

Last year the European Commission launched a major review process of the European Union's trade policy to help contribute to a resilient and sustainable EU economy after the coronavirus pandemic. The review process looked at strengthening relationsh...

19-02-2021 Hits:658 European News

International Paper's Board of Directors Elects DG Macpherson

International Paper's Board of Directors Elects DG Macpherson

International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) announced the election of DG Macpherson to its Board of Directors effective March 1, 2021.  Mr. Macpherson, 53, currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of W.W. Grainger, Inc., a Fortune 5...

19-02-2021 Hits:667 North American News

Valmet delivers all main process islands and automation for Metsä Fibre’s Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland

Valmet delivers all main process islands and automation for Metsä Fibre’s Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland

Valmet and Metsä Fibre, which is part of Metsä Group, have finalized the agreement for the key technology delivery covering all main process islands and automation systems for Metsä Fibre's Kemi bioproduct mill in Finland. The new bioproduct mill wil...

19-02-2021 Hits:728 European News

Clearwater Paper Suspended Arkansas Operations Due to Severe Weather Conditions

Clearwater Paper Suspended Arkansas Operations Due to Severe Weather Conditions

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW), a premier supplier of quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue and bleached paperboard, announced that it temporarily suspended its pulp and paperboard operation in Cypress Bend, Ark...

18-02-2021 Hits:413 North American News

ABB delivers first-of-its-kind winder safety system for New Zealand paper mill

ABB delivers first-of-its-kind winder safety system for New Zealand paper mill

Oji Fibre Solutions selects ABB to install automation and winder systems to improve operator safety at Penrose Mill in Auckland Oji Fibre Solutions, a leading producer of market pulp, paperboard and fiber-based packaging, has appointed ABB to supply...

18-02-2021 Hits:457 Oceania News

Giovacchino Giurlani is the new Managing Director of Körber Tissue’s Fold Division

Giovacchino Giurlani is the new Managing Director of Körber Tissue’s Fold Division

Giovacchino Giurlani is the new Managing Director of the Fold Division of Körbers Business Area Tissue, the most advanced and complete supplier in the world of technologies dedicated to tissue. Giovacchino GiurlaniGiovacchino has an in-depth knowled...

17-02-2021 Hits:584 European News

Pioneer in plastic-free packaging one of the first to install Sulzer’s wireless condition monitoring

Pioneer in plastic-free packaging one of the first to install Sulzer’s wireless condition monitoring

Kotkamills is a forest products company based in Kotka, Finland. The company specializes in consumer boards, laminating paper, and sawn products – and is an innovative pioneer in introducing new technologies. Kotkamills actively accelerates the adopt...

17-02-2021 Hits:593 European News

Endress+Hauser launches iTEMP TMT142B smart transmitter with Bluetooth

Endress+Hauser launches iTEMP TMT142B smart transmitter with Bluetooth

Rugged field transmitter provides innovative functionality, improved measurement performance, and ease of use for applications in harsh environment conditions. February 16, 2021 – Endress+Hauser launches iTEMP TMT142B, new generation smart temperatu...

17-02-2021 Hits:560 European News

New flexoprinting machine in Jatne will answer to growing demand for sustainable food packaging

New flexoprinting machine in Jatne will answer to growing demand for sustainable food packaging

The demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in Poland. “This new investment will...

17-02-2021 Hits:667 European News

JSC Yarpaper successfully starts up PM1 after major rebuild by Toscotec

JSC Yarpaper successfully starts up PM1 after major rebuild by Toscotec

Toscotec successfully accomplished an extensive rebuild of Russian containerboard manufacturer JSC Yarpaper’s PM1 at their mill in Yaroslavl, near Moscow. PM1 has a wire width of 2,830 mm and produces 100% recycled-based fluting and test liner in the...

17-02-2021 Hits:379 European News

GS Paperboard and Packaging selects TietoEVRY to be their business renewal partner

GS Paperboard and Packaging selects TietoEVRY to be their business renewal partner

Digitalization with data integration between various systems will optimize efficiency in production planning, reduce waste and improve customer service. GS Paperboard & Packaging Group (GSPP), one of the largest players in the domestic container...

17-02-2021 Hits:376 European News

The new Voith OnCare.pmPortal – Digital data and inventory management for maximum transparency and availability

The new Voith OnCare.pmPortal – Digital data and inventory management for maximum transparency and availability

The data and inventory management of products and consumables involves a considerable amount of administrative work. The new digital asset management tool OnCare.pmPortal now offers paper manufacturers an optimum alternative for increasing both the t...

16-02-2021 Hits:557 European News

Mondi launches AegisPaper, a complete range of recyclable barrier papers for sustainable packaging solutions

Mondi launches AegisPaper, a complete range of recyclable barrier papers for sustainable packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has successfully developed a new recyclable functional barrier paper range. Designed with protection in mind, this range of certified recyclable barrier paper solutions is fully integrated across Mondi’s...

11-02-2021 Hits:481 European News

FreeForm Packaging AB launches a one-sided laminate based on 85% paper

FreeForm Packaging AB launches a one-sided laminate based on 85% paper

FreeForm Packaging is launching a new, stretchable, paper laminate based on 85% paper. The new laminate is considered to be “one-sided”, which has been highly requested by many brand owners and retailers. Called Standard Paper Out, it does not have t...

11-02-2021 Hits:383 European News

Metsä Board starts a development programme for its Kemi paperboard mill

Metsä Board starts a development programme for its Kemi paperboard mill

Metsä Board launches a development programme for its white-top kraftliner mill in Kemi, enabled by Metsä Fibre's new bioproduct mill investment announced today. The development programme is a significant step towards the company's sustainability targ...

11-02-2021 Hits:421 European News

A.Celli X-Roll: how to reduce the consumption of a Tissue machine with a single press nip configuration

A.Celli X-Roll: how to reduce the consumption of a Tissue machine with a single press nip configuration

Among the main features of quality Tissue paper there are certainly a high bulkiness and softness. How can this be achieved by using a conventional configuration with a single press nip and, at the same time, decrease energy consumption? The answer i...

09-02-2021 Hits:576 European News

Successful start-up of Papel Aralar’s PM 5 for sustainable wet wipes

Successful start-up of Papel Aralar’s PM 5 for sustainable wet wipes

Voith and the nonwoven fabric expert Truetzschler Nonwovens have delivered a new system for specialty paper production to the Spanish paper factory Papel Aralar. In December, the PM 5 successfully started up and is now stably producing adult and baby...

09-02-2021 Hits:580 European News

New cross-range colour matching tool from Arjowiggins

New cross-range colour matching tool from Arjowiggins

Arjowiggins has launched an innovative new colour matching tool to make it simple for designers and brands to combine products from two of its complementary creative paper collections - Keaykolour and Curious Metallics. With this new tool Arjowiggin...

09-02-2021 Hits:580 European News

Valmet to supply steam profiler and condition monitoring solution and services to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet to supply steam profiler and condition monitoring solution and services to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Steam Profiler and Valmet DNA Machine Monitoring systems with condition monitoring analysis and diagnosis services to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Co., Ltd. in China. The systems will be installed on Jingxing Paper’s paper mac...

09-02-2021 Hits:602 Asian News

Valmet and Anhui Shanying in China extend the unique roll service and condition monitoring agreement for a further three years

Valmet and Anhui Shanying in China extend the unique roll service and condition monitoring agreement for a further three years

Valmet and Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd., have signed an agreement for an additional three years of Valmet’s roll maintenance and condition monitoring services at the company's Anhui mill in China. The services cover roll grinding, recov...

25-01-2021 Hits:483 Asian News

Sun Paper’s second paper machine PM 2 in Laos sets a new start-up record

Sun Paper’s second paper machine PM 2 in Laos sets a new start-up record

On January 10th, Sun Paper started up a new packaging production line PM 2 in Laos. As the 6th packaging paper machine that Voith supplied to Sun Paper, PM 2 started up 18 days ahead of schedule and is Sun Paper’s second paper machine outside of Chin...

25-01-2021 Hits:481 Asian News

Metsä Board starts pre-engineering for paperboard capacity expansion

Metsä Board starts pre-engineering for paperboard capacity expansion

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, aims at strengthening its position as Europe’s leading producer of folding boxboard and plans to increase its production capacity. The company has started pre-engineering for increasing the annual production capacit...

25-01-2021 Hits:584 European News

ABB partners with ACA Systems to offer new online porosity sensor for paper mills

ABB partners with ACA Systems to offer new online porosity sensor for paper mills

ABB boosts portfolio with ACA Permi sensor, which provides online air permeability measurements and acts as early warning system for unwanted process changes ABB has entered into a partnership with ACA Systems, the leading supplier of porosity senso...

19-01-2021 Hits:732 European News

Valmet to supply another OptiConcept M container board making line to Shanying Paper, Guangdong, in China

Valmet to supply another OptiConcept M container board making line to Shanying Paper, Guangdong, in China

Valmet will supply a new OptiConcept M container board making line with extensive packages of automation and services to Shanying Paper, Guangdong at its Zhaoqing mill in China. The new board making line (PM 53) will produce test liner grades and con...

18-01-2021 Hits:605 Asian News

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line to Europap Tezol Kağit in Turkey

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line to Europap Tezol Kağit in Turkey

Europap Tezol Kağit will boost capacity with a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2S tissue machine at its integrated production base in Mersin, Turkey. This is a repeat order for Toscotec who already supplied a TT SYD steel Yankee dryer installed on their PM...

18-01-2021 Hits:476 European News

Seamless and timely customer support combined with leading innovations - Körber Business Area Tissue increases sales and orders in 2020

Seamless and timely customer support combined with leading innovations - Körber Business Area Tissue increases sales and orders in 2020

Over the course of this year the Tissue market evolved significantly: the uncertainty of the cost of pulp, the high competitiveness of the market, and the upheavals created by the current pandemic opened up new challenges. The Körber Business Area Ti...

14-01-2021 Hits:570 European News

Futura builds on strong foundation in North America

Futura builds on strong foundation in North America

Key appointments are at the heart of Futura’s initiative to strengthen its presence in North America, a market with many key customers, which already includes a significant proportion of Futura’s global references. Joining the leadership team at Fut...

14-01-2021 Hits:530 North American News

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Fine Paper grades by US$ 50/ton for all Overseas markets.

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Fine Paper grades by US$ 50/ton for all Overseas markets.

The decrease in consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic continues to place strong pressure on prices. In combination with cost increases in paper production and transport this has continued to lead to unsustainable profitability levels, especiall...

14-01-2021 Hits:538 Financial News

World record production with ANDRITZ HC refiner at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

World record production with ANDRITZ HC refiner at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China

In close cooperation with its customer Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, international technology group ANDRITZ recently achieved a milestone in high-consistency (HC) refining by processing a peak capacity of 1,300 admt/d of local hardwood chips per day ...

14-01-2021 Hits:717 Asian News

Domtar Corporation Announces Sale of Personal Care Business to American Industrial Partners for $920 Million

Domtar Corporation Announces Sale of Personal Care Business to American Industrial Partners for $920 Million

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Personal Care business to American Industrial Partners (AIP) for $920 million. (All financial information is in U.S. dollars, un...

11-01-2021 Hits:604 Canadian News

Rottneros decides on environmental investments at Vallvik Mill

Rottneros decides on environmental investments at Vallvik Mill

Rottneros’ Board has decided on investments to reduce emissions to water at Vallvik Mill. The investments amount to a total of SEK 33 million and are linked to the mill's updated environmental permit, which has now gained legal force, allowing an ann...

11-01-2021 Hits:611 European News

SCA to increase Kraftliner price by €50 per tonne

SCA to increase Kraftliner price by €50 per tonne

SCA will increase the price of White and Brown Kraftliner by €50 per tonne. The new price is valid for deliveries from February 1, 2021. “The market is characterized by a very strong demand for Kraftliner” says Mikael Frölander, Vice President Sale...

08-01-2021 Hits:543 Financial News

ABB completes large-scale remote commissioning of winder drives for major paper producer in India

ABB completes large-scale remote commissioning of winder drives for major paper producer in India

Paperboard and specialty paper producer ITC achieves greater uptime, improved reliability and better runnability through major upgrades completed in a short timeframe ABB has completed a large-scale remote commissioning of winder drives, upgrading a...

08-01-2021 Hits:753 Asian News

Sappi Europe Media Release: Sappi Maastricht sells south-western part of the industrial estate to Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (municipality of Maastricht)

Sappi Europe Media Release: Sappi Maastricht sells south-western part of the industrial estate to Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (municipality of Maastricht)

Sappi Maastricht and the Belvédère Wijkontwikkelingsmaatschappij (Neighborhood Development Company, WOM) of the Municipality of Maastricht have signed an agreement that will finalize the sale of the southwestern part of the Maastricht paper mill site...

08-01-2021 Hits:562 European News

Emtec Electronic Showcases Innovative Approach to Measuring Tissue Softness at the 2021 Tissue Conference

Emtec Electronic Showcases Innovative Approach to Measuring Tissue Softness at the 2021 Tissue Conference

Emtec’s unique invention, the TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer, provides a simple, quick, and reliable way to get objective measurements of the haptic properties of tissue paper.  In this year’s Tissue Conference, hosted by Tissue Analytica in colla...

08-01-2021 Hits:708 European News

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ABB upgrades QCS color control to stabilize sheet color faster and mitigate variability

ABB upgrades QCS color control to stabilize sheet color faster and mitigate variability

New features on ABB’s Color Control for QCS800xA take guesswork out of color control and help customers reach shade targets faster ABB has launched its latest generation of Color Control with new features that improve overall quality and enable fast...

24-06-2021 Hits:71 European News

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

The winners of BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany – Packaging Impact Design Award – have been selected. The most prestigious prize of the competition, PIDA Gold Award, went to the design student Hagen Neugebauer from Hochschule der Medi...

23-06-2021 Hits:58 European News

Fire at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill’s chip conveyor

Fire at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill’s chip conveyor

A conveyor feeding wood chips both to the hardwood and softwood digesters at Metsä Board’s Husum pulp mill in Sweden caught fire on Friday, 18 June at about 12.30 CET. The city fire brigade managed to get the fire under control by about 14.30 CET and...

22-06-2021 Hits:75 European News

ANDRITZ to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

ANDRITZ to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria, to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. ...

22-06-2021 Hits:80 European News

Valmet delivers recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardbord Mill rebuild in Serbia

Valmet delivers recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardbord Mill rebuild in Serbia

Valmet will supply recycled fiber lines for Umka Cardboard Mill rebuild in Serbia. The order is a continuation of Valmet’s board machine rebuild delivery, which will be started up during the second half of 2021. The main targ...

22-06-2021 Hits:64 European News

FRACTION project develops novel lignocellulose fractionation process for high purity lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose valorisation into added value products

FRACTION project develops novel lignocellulose fractionation process for high purity lignin, hemicellulose and cellulose valorisation into added value products

FRACTION develops a novel integrated lignocellulose fractionation approach to maximize the purity and quality of lignin and hemicellulose side streams in 2nd generation biorefineries to achieve its use in the formulation of added value products and k...

22-06-2021 Hits:65 European News

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

A new investment in Södra’s pulp mill at Mörrum will achieve a tenfold increase in Södra’s production capacity, while also increasing the proportion of recycled textile in the pulp. Södra’s OnceMore® initiative – the world’s first process for indust...

22-06-2021 Hits:67 European News

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

The Lenzing Group is proud to announce the extension of its revolutionary fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded lyocell and modal fibers, solidifying its commitment to providing supply chain transparency along the entire textile product...

22-06-2021 Hits:70 European News

Stora Enso invests in competitiveness of Anjala-Ingerois and Nymölla production sites

Stora Enso invests in competitiveness of Anjala-Ingerois and Nymölla production sites

Stora Enso has decided to invest EUR 21 million to improve the competitiveness and environmental performance of the Anjala-Ingerois production sites. Stora Enso will also invest EUR 26 million in modernising the pulp production at Nymölla in Sweden. ...

14-06-2021 Hits:109 European News

Nouryon signs long-term partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier Metsä Fibre

Nouryon signs long-term partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier Metsä Fibre

Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, has signed a 10-year agreement with Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group. Under the long-term agreement, Nouryon will provide Metsä Fibre with sodium chlorate for its new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. Me...

14-06-2021 Hits:117 European News

Valmet to deliver two automated paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills

Valmet to deliver two automated paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills

Valmet will deliver two Valmet Paper Labs, automated board and paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills in Niklasdorf, Austria and Vevče, Slovenia. Valmet Paper Labs deliver accurate and rapid measurement results that are ...

14-06-2021 Hits:80 European News

ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity

ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents two new tissue machines with a design speed of 2,200 m/min for high production capacity: PrimeLineTM S 2200 with 2.6 to 2.85 m width at reel PrimeLineTM W 2200 with 5.4 to 5.6 m width at reel ...

14-06-2021 Hits:171 European News

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has helped Shredhouse, manufacturers of decorative and protective packaging for the gift market, fulfil demand in the wake of the global pandemic. Shredhouse uses James Cropper’s wo...

14-06-2021 Hits:90 European News

ABB launches first European Pulp and Paper Tour at ZELLCHEMING, Germany

ABB launches first European Pulp and Paper Tour at ZELLCHEMING, Germany

Innovative tour to showcase ABB’s cutting-edge mill solutions and vision of operational excellence for the paper mill of the future ABB has announced its European Pulp and Paper Tour, which will officially launch on June 9 at ZELLCHEMING, Germany, a...

09-06-2021 Hits:116 European News

ABB awarded collaborative MES agreement, supporting Sappi’s digital transformation across its entire production fleet

ABB awarded collaborative MES agreement, supporting Sappi’s digital transformation across its entire production fleet

ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System for pulp and paper to be implemented across Sappi's production assets worldwide ABB has been selected by Sappi Limited to support a major digital transformation project across its global manufacturing foot...

03-06-2021 Hits:160 European News

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec has launched the new generation design of its shoe press TT NextPress, featuring superior drying performances and energy savings, resulting from R&D activities in cooperation with Voith. TT NextPress delivers a stable after-press dryness...

03-06-2021 Hits:124 European News

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

Together, Lenzing and Södra take a giant leap further towards closing the loop from fiber to fiber in fashion. Lenzing, a leading global supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, and Södra, a world-class producer of pulp, signed a cooperation agreeme...

02-06-2021 Hits:163 European News

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® to paper packaging for a sustainable future! SWAPP® with an extra P for paper is a range of fibre-based packaging materials from BillerudKorsnäs to enable transition from plastic to paper and meet new consumer demands through better sustainabi...

02-06-2021 Hits:136 European News

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Sachsen Mill located in Eilenburg, Germany, to the Swiss-based family-owned company Model Group. Sachsen Mill has an annual production capacity of 310 000 tonnes of newsprint specialty paper based...

27-05-2021 Hits:142 European News

Collaboration gives tubes of paper instead of plastic - and great environmental benefits

Collaboration gives tubes of paper instead of plastic - and great environmental benefits

In the ongoing work to challenge conventional packaging, BillerudKorsnäs and Aisa are launching a collaboration that opens up outstanding new possibilities in tube packaging made of paper. With BillerudKorsnäs FibreForm® you can replace plastics on t...

25-05-2021 Hits:178 European News

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

SCA, Europe’s largest private forest owner and producer of wood products, packaging paper, pulp and renewable energy, will return on a long-term deal to market leading UK Paper Hub* located at London’s major port, the Port of Tilbury. The 50-acre fac...

25-05-2021 Hits:182 European News

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

Toscotec boosts the drying efficiency of its tissue lines with TT Drying Equilibrium, a simple and reliable system that ensures an optimal and automatic regulation of the air balance in the Yankee hoods and air system. The system was originally desig...

25-05-2021 Hits:165 European News

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

Stora Enso arranged a virtual inauguration ceremony to celebrate the successful conversion of the Oulu Mill which was transformed from paper production into high-quality kraftliner production. The Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin, inaugurated t...

25-05-2021 Hits:185 European News

Successful start-up for the A.Celli E-WIND T100 rewinder purchased by MG Tec Industry S.r.L.

Successful start-up for the A.Celli E-WIND T100 rewinder purchased by MG Tec Industry S.r.L.

The new Tissue rewinder, located in the town of Dej in Romania, was started up thanks to the field support of the A.Celli team and the precious collaboration of the Romanian team. It is with pride that we announce that the new E-WIND® T100 Tissue re...

25-05-2021 Hits:225 European News

Sappi Europe announces the appointment of Flavio Froehli as Vice President, Marketing & Sales – Member of Sappi Europe’s Lead Team

Sappi Europe announces the appointment of Flavio Froehli as Vice President, Marketing & Sales – Member of Sappi Europe’s Lead Team

Sappi Europe announces the appointment of Flavio Froehli as Vice President, Marketing & Sales with immediate effect for the entire Sappi Europe portfolio reporting to Marco Eikelenboom, Chief Executive Officer, Sappi Europe. Flavio holds an MBA f...

25-05-2021 Hits:252 European News

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

ANDRITZ Ingeniería, SA, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Smurfit Kappa Nervion to provide industrial maintenance services for their mill in Iurreta, Spain. Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain © ANDRITZ The AND...

18-05-2021 Hits:383 European News

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has designed a light but strong, easily recyclable packaging for the new Chopin Organic Rye Vodka range at its Excellence ...

07-05-2021 Hits:389 European News

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

 James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has appointed Damian Cook as technical director for its paper division.  Damian joins the Kendal-based business, which creates some of the world’s most advanced paper products...

06-05-2021 Hits:346 European News

The new Valmet Fiberline Analyzer fulfills all major process control needs in the pulp mill

The new Valmet Fiberline Analyzer fulfills all major process control needs in the pulp mill

Valmet introduces the new Valmet Fiberline Analyzer to enable pulp makers to improve total pulp quality management, boost process stability and gain major savings in chemical costs from the digester blow line right up to final pulp storage. The Valm...

03-05-2021 Hits:309 European News

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

With Pure DecorX™, BillerudKorsnäs is introducing the latest development in White Top Kraftliner. The launch opens up great improvement potential for decorative corrugated packaging, in terms of strength, print appearance and sustainability. Pure De...

21-04-2021 Hits:362 European News

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

Kemira has appointed Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer of Kemira Oyj starting from May 1, 2021. Terhi Kivinen joined Kemira as Director Global Communications and Stakeholder Relations in March 2020 and prior to Kemira has had a long care...

21-04-2021 Hits:346 European News

The world's largest drum pulper: Voith presents IntensaDrum Duo for production volumes of 3,000 tons of paper per day

The world's largest drum pulper: Voith presents IntensaDrum Duo for production volumes of 3,000 tons of paper per day

The papermaking process starts with pulping and separation of coarse contaminants to prepare the pulp for the subsequent cleaning steps. Based on its many years of expertise, Voith Paper now introduces the latest technology within the BlueLine stock ...

14-04-2021 Hits:307 European News

Valmet to deliver new evaporation plant to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet to deliver new evaporation plant to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a new evaporation line 3 for Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The new line will replace the oldest evaporation line 1 at the mill. The new evaporation plant is scheduled to start-up in the first quarter of 2023. The valu...

14-04-2021 Hits:304 European News

ABB’s new digital sheet break analysis helps maximize operational performance to improve production and profitability in paper mills

ABB’s new digital sheet break analysis helps maximize operational performance to improve production and profitability in paper mills

Digital sheet break solution provides a root cause analysis within one minute and acts as early warning system in a way not possible with current manual solutions ABB has released Sheet Break Performance, an ABB Ability™ Performance Service that aut...

14-04-2021 Hits:282 European News

Toscotec accomplishes a dryer section rebuild at Cartiera di Ferrara, Italy

Toscotec accomplishes a dryer section rebuild at Cartiera di Ferrara, Italy

After a complete dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec, Cartiera di Ferrara fired up PM1 at its mill in Ferrara, Italy. Toscotec modified the entire dryer section, without changing its overall length and therefore leaving the positions of the pr...

09-04-2021 Hits:300 European News

ABB to supply automated paper testing solution to drive efficiencies at Metsä Board mills in Finland

ABB to supply automated paper testing solution to drive efficiencies at Metsä Board mills in Finland

Paperboard producer standardizes operations with ABB’s next generation L&W Autoline for rapid, consistent measurements to ensure long-term process optimization and quality ABB will provide the paperboard producer Metsä Board with its L&W Aut...

09-04-2021 Hits:424 European News

Voith rebuilds complete PM 5 of customer PAPRESA for the optimized production of packaging paper

Voith rebuilds complete PM 5 of customer PAPRESA for the optimized production of packaging paper

PAPRESA, the leading southern European manufacturer of newsprint, commissioned Voith in March to completely rebuild PM 5 at the Rentería mill in Spain. The start-up of the ambitious project is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022. Subsequently, th...

09-04-2021 Hits:386 European News

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group announces Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group announces Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) announces Bredel heavy-duty hose pumps to provide high metering accuracy and excellent resistance to the viscous and abrasive chemicals commonly used in the pulp and paper industry. Unlike diaphragm,...

09-04-2021 Hits:303 European News

Valmet supplies the first AI based machine vision system to Progroup’s world record containerboard machine in Germany

Valmet supplies the first AI based machine vision system to Progroup’s world record containerboard machine in Germany

Valmet will deliver the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) based Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) to Progroup’s paper machine PM2 in Eisenhüttendstadt, Germany. The PM2 has been a world speed record-setter since its start-up by Valmet in...

30-03-2021 Hits:501 European News

Toscotec finalizes a drying section rebuild at Cartiera San Giorgio, Italy.

Toscotec finalizes a drying section rebuild at Cartiera San Giorgio, Italy.

Cartiera San Giorgio successfully started up its PM1 after the complete rebuilt of its dryer section by Toscotec. PM1 has a trim width of 2,500 mm, and produces wet creped tissue in the basis weight range from 30 to 50 gsm, using virgin cellulose and...

25-03-2021 Hits:458 European News

Why you should use packaging robots for automatic reel bundles preparation

Why you should use packaging robots for automatic reel bundles preparation

The preparation of reels bundles is an operation that requires great precision, attention and speed. This is to ensure safe packaging capable of preserving the quality of the reels during transport, to avoid the occurrence of bottlenecks in productio...

23-03-2021 Hits:483 European News

ABB digital solutions, process expertise and data analytics built into new paper industry research project with climate protection target

ABB digital solutions, process expertise and data analytics built into new paper industry research project with climate protection target

Classed as one of the most energy-intensive manufacturing sectors, the paper industry has ambitions to achieve climate protection goals while also maintaining competitiveness and long-term employment. Modellfabrik Papier, founded in Düren, Germany, ...

23-03-2021 Hits:478 European News

Pasaban Upgrades Papel Aralar's Non-woven Paper Winder

Pasaban Upgrades Papel Aralar's Non-woven Paper Winder

Paper and board sheeters and winders more than 10 years old, usually need to be refurbished in order to improve their efficiency. For this reason, upgrading this type of machines is the best option, as the return on investment is short-term. “The upg...

23-03-2021 Hits:453 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up complete LC pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal

ANDRITZ successfully starts up complete LC pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a complete continuous low-consistency (LC) pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal. The new ANDRITZ LC pulping system installed features several design upgrades: FibreSolv...

22-03-2021 Hits:537 European News

Lucart validates Toscotec’s TT Defender ability to increase Yankee efficiency.

Lucart validates Toscotec’s TT Defender ability to increase Yankee efficiency.

Toscotec has recently introduced TT Defender, a leading-edge patented innovation that provides Yankee dryers with an effective internal protection coating against corrosive steam. Toscotec has successfully tested TT Defender at Lucart Group’s Diecimo...

17-03-2021 Hits:481 European News

Saver, the eco-sustainable embossing technology by Engraving Solutions, celebrates its ten year anniversary

Saver, the eco-sustainable embossing technology by Engraving Solutions, celebrates its ten year anniversary

Saver, Engraving Solutions’ technology for eco-sustainable embossing, turns 10. With over 200 engraved rollers sold all over the world, it has become a reference point for all converters who want beautiful, soft, resistant, and eco-friendly products....

15-03-2021 Hits:518 European News

ABB delivers machine modernization plan for one of the world’s most advanced pulp and board mills

ABB delivers machine modernization plan for one of the world’s most advanced pulp and board mills

Major upgrade with ABB Ability ™ System 800xA drives and quality control solutions underway for enhanced operations at Iggesund Paperboard Global technology company ABB is leading a major installation of new drives, control systems and quality contr...

10-03-2021 Hits:675 European News

Pasaban Focuses On Upgrades Of Paper And Cardboard Sheeters And Winders

Pasaban Focuses On Upgrades Of Paper And Cardboard Sheeters And Winders

Pasaban Upgrades, the ideal solution to get the best out of your paper and cardboard converting equipment.   Upgrading sheeters and winders is essential if you want to increase the life of old machines and improve their performance.   The...

08-03-2021 Hits:647 European News

Toscotec launches new YES-CONNECT-VISION AR system for effective remote service

Toscotec launches new YES-CONNECT-VISION AR system for effective remote service

Toscotec upgraded its YES-CONNECT-VISION AR (Augmented Reality) system to provide faster and more effectiveremote services. After launching the first version in 2018, Toscotec perfected the system based on user feedback and practice in the field...

04-03-2021 Hits:544 European News

Mauro Luna is Körber Tissue’s new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Mauro Luna is Körber Tissue’s new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Mauro Luna has been appointed Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Körbers Business Area Tissue and will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Oswaldo Cruz. He joined the company in 2019 as Global Head of Sales at the Körber Business Area Tissue...

22-02-2021 Hits:602 European News

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