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Voith OceanCoat: New roll cover for coater backing rolls provides cost savings and improved efficiency

Voith OceanCoat: New roll cover for coater backing rolls provides cost savings and improved efficiency

With OceanCoat, Voith is adding a highly durable option to its portfolio of coater roll covers. The especially stable material needs regrinding less often than standard roll covers, which reduces shutdown and maintenance costs. Longer grinding int...

20-11-2017 Hits:64 European News

Environment and innovation, a winning combination: at Ecomondo 2017

Environment and innovation, a winning combination: at Ecomondo 2017

Lucart illustrates, in its Sustainability Report, the results achieved and prospects for development Reuse of raw materials, water conservation, energy efficiency and emission reduction: the Sustainability Report provides an overview of everything ...

20-11-2017 Hits:74 European News

BillerudKorsnäs Launches SteriKraft® Protect AR – a new polymer reinforced medical paper

BillerudKorsnäs Launches SteriKraft® Protect AR – a new polymer reinforced medical paper

To answer the need for higher performance medical packaging systems, following the standardization regarding Packaging for terminally sterilized medical devices, BillerudKorsnäs has developed and now launches a new polymer reinforced paper SteriKraft...

20-11-2017 Hits:66 European News

Burgo supports Vancouver's declaration: together for a sustainable future

Burgo supports Vancouver's declaration: together for a sustainable future

Companies that use natural resources have the duty to ensure the resources come from responsible sources. The Vancouver Declaration is a public promise, with which companies of all sizes and origins are committed to contributing to the implementation...

20-11-2017 Hits:74 Canadian News

AkzoNobel completes $10 million sulfur derivatives investment in the US

AkzoNobel completes $10 million sulfur derivatives investment in the US

AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business has completed a $10 million investment at its LeMoyne sulfur derivatives plant in the US, which supplies essential ingredients used in several major industries. Located in Alabama, the investment includes a 2...

15-11-2017 Hits:121 North American News

Unique program promoting the employment of young people organized by Valmet and the Children and Youth Foundation continues

Unique program promoting the employment of young people organized by Valmet and the Children and Youth Foundation continues

The second part of the youth program started by Valmet and the Children and Youth Foundation in the spring has started today, November 15, at several of Valmet's units in Finland. As a part of the program Valmet enables paid practical training of thr...

15-11-2017 Hits:168 European News

The hidden value on pulp and paper operations - Gabriel Sousa, Principal, Pöyry Management Consulting

The hidden value on pulp and paper operations - Gabriel Sousa, Principal, Pöyry Management Consulting

The hidden value on operation execution for the pulp and paper industry – How big is it and why does it matter? Pulp and paper companies are facing continuous pressure on their profitability as the markets get more competitive. Our experience tells ...

15-11-2017 Hits:171 European News

Kemira increases prices of coagulant and polymer products in EMEA

Kemira increases prices of coagulant and polymer products in EMEA

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases across its coagulant and polymer product lines in the EMEA region. The price increases, which become effective on January 1st, 2018 or as c...

15-11-2017 Hits:152 financial News

European paper industry takes over environmental footprint method from EU

European paper industry takes over environmental footprint method from EU

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) informed the European Commission on 13 November of its intention to take over the PEFCR (Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules) prepared under a larger EU pilot on environmental footprint...

14-11-2017 Hits:125 European News

James Cropper strengthens leadership team with new appointment

James Cropper strengthens leadership team with new appointment

British master papermaker James Cropper has bolstered its marketing function with the appointment of Richard Bracewell as its new marketing director. Richard brings a wealth of senior experience to the speciality paper manufacturer, having held a va...

14-11-2017 Hits:130 European News

ANDRITZ to supply baling line with bale tracking to Sappi Saiccor

ANDRITZ to supply baling line with bale tracking to Sappi Saiccor

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sappi Saiccor to supply a baling line with bale tracking for its mill in Saiccor, South Africa. Start-up is scheduled for 2018. The ANDRITZ baling line has a capacity of 250 bales per...

14-11-2017 Hits:125 European News

Rottneros invests another 117 SEKm within the framework of Agenda 500

Rottneros invests another 117 SEKm within the framework of Agenda 500

As a next step in the capacity development of Rottneros Mill, Rottneros’ Board has granted further investments in the CTMP line. The investment, CTMP Step 2, increases capacity by approximately 18,000 tonnes per year and is expected to be operational...

14-11-2017 Hits:109 European News

EcoVadis awards BillerudKorsnäs highest rating for sustainability

EcoVadis awards BillerudKorsnäs highest rating for sustainability

BillerudKorsnäs has been awarded a Gold rating from EcoVadis for the fourth year in a row. The annual evaluation of 30,000 suppliers shows that BillerudKorsnäs is among the top 1 percent of all companies assessed. EcoVadis is the leading system for ...

13-11-2017 Hits:220 European News

Working with 70% of leading European e-retail brands puts Smurfit Kappa’s eSmart service at the forefront of e-commerce packaging solutions.

Working with 70% of leading European e-retail brands puts Smurfit Kappa’s eSmart service at the forefront of e-commerce packaging solutions.

Smurfit Kappa is now working with 70% of leading European e-retail brands, the packaging solutions company said as it announced the new name for its e-retail offering – eSmart. This is the culmination of years of experience helping e-retailers optimi...

13-11-2017 Hits:136 European News

Voith sets records with start-up of XcelLine tissue machine supplied to Little Rapids Corp

Voith sets records with start-up of XcelLine tissue machine supplied to Little Rapids Corp

Voith Paper concluded, in October, the start-up of the new XcelLine VTM 3 tissue machine it has supplied to US tissue and specialty paper manufacturer Little Rapids Corporation. The new machine has replaced the company’s old PM 3 at its Shawano produ...

13-11-2017 Hits:140 North American News

Domtar is Making Xerox Paper Even Better

Domtar is Making Xerox Paper Even Better

In 2013, the Xerox® Paper and Specialty Media line joined the Domtar family of paper products. Today, with updated packaging and several product enhancements, the Xerox Paper brand is stronger than ever. Our colleagues worked diligently to ensure th...

10-11-2017 Hits:177 Canadian News

UPM and the Government of Uruguay sign an investment agreement to establish a competitive operating platform for a possible new pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM and the Government of Uruguay sign an investment agreement to establish a competitive operating platform for a possible new pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM and the Government of Uruguay have signed an investment agreement, which outlines the local prerequisites for a potential pulp mill investment. The agreement details the roles, commitments and time-line for both parties as well as the relevant it...

10-11-2017 Hits:182 South American News

SteriKraft® Protect S joins BillerudKorsnäs protect paper range

SteriKraft® Protect S joins BillerudKorsnäs protect paper range

BillerudKorsnäs SteriKraft® Protect, manufactured from pure cellulose with no polymeric additions, is a unique medical packaging paper which is up to 20 percent stronger gram for gram than a normal paper. This gives a very special range of properties...

10-11-2017 Hits:141 European News

August Koehler SE paper mill trusts in Voith

August Koehler SE paper mill trusts in Voith

The August Koehler SE paper mill has awarded Voith the order for a new production line for machine-glazed specialty papers. Line 8 is to be installed at the company's Kehl facility and consists of a BlueLine stock preparation unit, wet end process, X...

10-11-2017 Hits:158 European News

ANDRITZ to supply evaporation plant to Iggesund Paperboard AB in Sweden

ANDRITZ to supply evaporation plant to Iggesund Paperboard AB in Sweden

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard AB, a member of the HOLMEN GROUP, to supply a new evaporation plant and rebuild an existing evaporation plant for the pulp mill in Iggesund. Start-up of the new pl...

07-11-2017 Hits:194 European News

Infinity press fabrics: Improved batt fiber anchorage means reduced fiber loss over the entire service life

Infinity press fabrics: Improved batt fiber anchorage means reduced fiber loss over the entire service life

Voith Infinity seam and endless press fabrics use a cabled yarn. For the base structure this means improved batt fiber anchorage, while paper manufacturers benefit from consistent performance over the entire running time. With this latest version of ...

07-11-2017 Hits:134 European News

International Paper Chairman and CEO to Speak at Citi Basic Materials Conference

International Paper Chairman and CEO to Speak at Citi Basic Materials Conference

International Paper (NYSE: IP) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark S. Sutton will speak at the Citi Basic Materials Conference November 29, 2017 in New York City. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 8:45 am ET and will be followed by a qu...

07-11-2017 Hits:189 North American News

Commercial Property Insurer FM Global Elects International Paper CFO Glenn R. Landau to Board of Directors

Commercial Property Insurer FM Global Elects International Paper CFO Glenn R. Landau to Board of Directors

Glenn R. Landau, senior vice president and chief financial officer of International Paper, one of the world’s leadingproducers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products, has been elected to the board of directors of FM Global, one of the worl...

07-11-2017 Hits:186 financial News

Petra Einarsson appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

Petra Einarsson appointed new CEO of BillerudKorsnäs

The Board of Directors of BillerudKorsnäs has appointed Petra Einarsson new President and CEO of the company. Petra succeeds Per Lindberg who is, after 12 successful years, leaving BillerudKorsnäs on his own request for a new assignment. Petra Einars...

07-11-2017 Hits:146 European News

Valmet recognized as a global leader in climate action by CDP

Valmet recognized as a global leader in climate action by CDP

Valmet has been recognized for its actions and strategy to mitigate climate change by CDP, the international not-for-profit organization that promotes sustainability. Valmet maintains its leadership position in CDP's climate program ranking by achiev...

07-11-2017 Hits:150 European News

James Cropper presents the future of packaging at luxe pack Monaco

James Cropper presents the future of packaging at luxe pack Monaco

British master papermaker James Cropper recently demonstrated its sustainability credentials, along with a number of its products and services at premier packaging show Luxe Pack Monaco. Offerings highlighted at the exhibition, which took place from...

06-11-2017 Hits:177 European News

Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement with PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills

Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement with PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills

Minerals Technologies Inc. has just announced that it has signed an agreement with PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills, part of the Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), to build an 80,000 metric ton per year satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) pl...

03-11-2017 Hits:194 Asian News

Record increase in electricity from the forest

Record increase in electricity from the forest

Between January and September, Södra delivered 15 times more green electricity to the public electricity grid compared with the same period in 2015. Deliveries are equivalent to the total electricity consumption* of 7,000 houses per year. The electri...

03-11-2017 Hits:169 European News

Valmet's new scanner offers corrugated board manufacturers a more economical way to measure liner moisture levels

Valmet's new scanner offers corrugated board manufacturers a more economical way to measure liner moisture levels

Valmet introduces a new scanner, Valmet IQ Converting Scanner, for corrugated board. It is a long-awaited addition to Valmet's quality management control concept for corrugators and other board converting machines. "IQ Converting Scanner offers corr...

03-11-2017 Hits:181 European News

Brazilian planted tree industry - Trade balance for the sector grows 12.1%

Brazilian planted tree industry - Trade balance for the sector grows 12.1%

The trade balance for the Brazilian planted tree industry surpassed US$ 5.5 billion from January to September of 2017, a growth of 12.1% compared to the same period of 2016. During the first nine months of the year, the industry recorded US$ 6.3 bill...

03-11-2017 Hits:174 South American News

European News

Voith OceanCoat: New roll cover for coater backing…

With OceanCoat, Voith is adding a highly durable option to its portfolio of coater roll covers. The especially stable material needs regrinding less o...

Environment and innovation, a winning combination:…

Lucart illustrates, in its Sustainability Report, the results achieved and prospects for development Reuse of raw materials, water conservation, ene...

BillerudKorsnäs Launches SteriKraft® Protect AR – …

To answer the need for higher performance medical packaging systems, following the standardization regarding Packaging for terminally sterilized medic...

Unique program promoting the employment of young p…

The second part of the youth program started by Valmet and the Children and Youth Foundation in the spring has started today, November 15, at several ...

American News

Burgo supports Vancouver's declaration: together for a sustainable future

Companies that use natural resources have the duty to ensure the resources come from responsible sources. The Vancouver Declaration is a public promis...

AkzoNobel completes $10 million sulfur derivatives investment in the US

AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business has completed a $10 million investment at its LeMoyne sulfur derivatives plant in the US, which supplies esse...

Voith sets records with start-up of XcelLine tissue machine supplied to Little Rapids Corp

Voith Paper concluded, in October, the start-up of the new XcelLine VTM 3 tissue machine it has supplied to US tissue and specialty paper manufacturer...

Domtar is Making Xerox Paper Even Better

In 2013, the Xerox® Paper and Specialty Media line joined the Domtar family of paper products. Today, with updated packaging and several product enhan...

Oceania News

PMP to supply intelli-jet v® hydraulic headbox to …

In April 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Australian Paper for delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox for their pa...

Valmet and Orora's Botany Mill renewed the service…

Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year agreement to continue the supply of maintenance and technology services for board making line 'B9' a...

Australia Pulp Expansion Now Possible: Pulp & …

Australia could be on the cusp of a pulp production expansion over the coming years, as domestic demand for pulp increases. Australia's pulp consum...

Paper Consumption in Australia to Rise

Paper Consumption to Rise 4.9% to 2020 Latest research and analysis by IndustryEdge demonstrates that Australia's consumption of paper and paperboard...

Asian News

Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement with PT Pind…

Minerals Technologies Inc. has just announced that it has signed an agreement with PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills, part of the Asia Pulp & Paper G...

BASF inaugurates enzyme-based production plant for…

BASF celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art production plant for biocatalyzed acrylamide at its site in Nanjing Chemical Industrial Park, Na...

ANDRITZ starts up second tissue machine with 20-fo…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the TM6 tissue machine delivered to Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry Co., Ltd. (Ta...

Södra increases exports to China

Demand for products from the Swedish forest is on the increase in China. In 2017, Södra increased sales of paper pulp by more than 50 percent. At the ...

Financial News

Kemira increases prices of coagulant and polymer p…

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases across its coagulant and polymer product...

Commercial Property Insurer FM Global Elects Inter…

Glenn R. Landau, senior vice president and chief financial officer of International Paper, one of the world’s leadingproducers of fiber-based packagin...

Södra strengthens offer for softwood pulpwood and …

Demand for softwood pulpwood is high. The strategic investments in Södra’s mills have now led to higher fibre consumption. Södra is therefore raising ...

Good demand and stable results

CEO Per Lindberg comments on the development during Q3 2017: “We experienced a very strong market in the quarter, resulting in positive sales perform...

Energy News

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK …

When Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill in Cumbria, UK, took the decision to invest in a bio mass boiler in order to switch its energy sourcing f...

Sun and wind instead of gas

Fossil fuels will become increasing scarce in the future. So we are investigating the possibility of using all kinds of alternatives to gas as an ener...

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Aw…

Kemira's site in Helsingborg, Sweden has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2016 for industrial symbiosis that facilitates sharing r...

Emerson announces new energy management informatio…

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Proces...