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Unboxing - this year's theme for international packaging design competition PIDA

Unboxing - this year's theme for international packaging design competition PIDA

For the fourteenth consecutive year, BillerudKorsnäs organizes the international packaging design competition Packaging Impact Design Award (PIDA). Together with approximately 200 students from leading design universities in Sweden, Germany, France a...

17-04-2018 Hits:271 European News

Toscotec’s TT SYD-18FT is running efficiently for reconstituted tobacco production at Fujian Jinmin, China.

Toscotec’s TT SYD-18FT is running efficiently for reconstituted tobacco production at Fujian Jinmin, China.

Toscotec’s steel Yankee dryer TT SYD-18FT was successfully fired up at Fujian Jinmin Reconstituted Tobacco Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Tobacco Corporation, at its Luoyuan mill, Fujian, China. The TT SYD reached top performan...

16-04-2018 Hits:151 Asian News

Archroma to highlight eco-advanced solutions for enhanced packaging and paper at TAPPI’s papercon 2018

Archroma to highlight eco-advanced solutions for enhanced packaging and paper at TAPPI’s papercon 2018

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, will be at TAPPI’s PaperCon 2018 to highlight Archroma’s solutions and expertise to enhance both the optical and functional properties of board and paper – with a special focus on sustainabi...

13-04-2018 Hits:181 Exhibitions

ITM Announces Newest Release of Engineering Measurement Platform, iTestSystem

ITM Announces Newest Release of Engineering Measurement Platform, iTestSystem

Integrated Test & Measurement (ITM), a leading provider of structural test and measurement engineering software, test and monitoring systems, and related services, announces the latest release of its software platform, iTestSystem. Specifically desig...

13-04-2018 Hits:209 European News

Voith BrokeGo: Efficient transport of waste paper

Voith BrokeGo: Efficient transport of waste paper

With BrokeGo, Voith has developed a reliable fabric for broke conveyors which quickly and safely removes broke following a web break. The strong and highly wear-resistant belt transports the broke directly to a pulper for further processing. The rib...

13-04-2018 Hits:126 European News

Voith and SEPAC: Successful partners in yet another tissue machine start-up in Brazil

Voith and SEPAC: Successful partners in yet another tissue machine start-up in Brazil

Voith Paper, world leader in innovation for the paper industry, completed the successful start-up of the TM 6 XcelLine machine at SEPAC, a company headquartered in the Brazilian state of Paraná that is among the country’s five largest manufacturers o...

13-04-2018 Hits:136 South American News

Metso to acquire the valve automation division of India based Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers Pvt. Ltd

Metso to acquire the valve automation division of India based Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers Pvt. Ltd

Metso has signed an agreement to acquire the valve automation division of the India-based valve technology company Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers Pvt. Ltd (RMEPL). The company has a market-leading position in India in the actuator business and an ...

13-04-2018 Hits:219 Asian News

Twin Rivers Paper Announces Agreement to Acquire Pine Bluff, Arkansas Paper Mill from Mondi Group

Twin Rivers Paper Announces Agreement to Acquire Pine Bluff, Arkansas Paper Mill from Mondi Group

Twin Rivers Paper Company LLC has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the paper mill located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas owned by Mondi Group. Twin Rivers, headquartered in Madawaska, Maine, produces specialty packag...

13-04-2018 Hits:163 North American News

Valmet to supply automation technology to PT. Buana Megah in Indonesia

Valmet to supply automation technology to PT. Buana Megah in Indonesia

Valmet will supply automation technology to PT. Buana Megah's PM3 board machine in Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia. Valmet's delivery includes Valmet DNA automation system, Valmet IQ quality control system and consistency transmitters. The order is in...

13-04-2018 Hits:234 Asian News

APP successfully starts up Toscotec’s Prodergy tissue machine at its Perawang mill.

APP successfully starts up Toscotec’s Prodergy tissue machine at its Perawang mill.

Toscotec’s new Prodergy tissue machine fires up at APP Group’s Perawang mill, in Indonesia. This start-up is part of a major APP order of Toscotec’s Prodergy machines, to be installed at APP Indonesian paper mills. PRODERGY is Toscotec’s leading ...

13-04-2018 Hits:144 Asian News

Hardwood fiber costs for the Swedish pulp industry moved up in late 2017 after a six-year period of declining pulplog prices

Hardwood fiber costs for the Swedish pulp industry moved up in late 2017 after a six-year period of declining pulplog prices

Wood fiber costs for hardwood pulp manufacturers in Sweden are among the lowest in Europe after having been on a downward trajectory since 2011, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. However, in late 2017 this trend reversed because of tighter lo...

13-04-2018 Hits:125 financial News

Voith to build new XcelLine paper machine and BlueLine stock preparation for Grupo Gondi

Voith to build new XcelLine paper machine and BlueLine stock preparation for Grupo Gondi

Grupo Gondi has entered into a contract with Voith to supply a new paper machine with an annual production capacity of 400,000 metric tons. The new paper machine will be located in a facility in Monterrey in Northern Mexico. Voith will supply the com...

13-04-2018 Hits:119 South American News

Valmet receives orders for three Valmet IQ quality control systems from E.I.L

Valmet receives orders for three Valmet IQ quality control systems from E.I.L

Valmet will deliver three Valmet IQ quality control systems with Valmet IQ Fiber optical sensors to the Italian system integrator E.I.L to be installed on three new tissue machines in EMEA area during 2018. The orders are included in Valmet's first q...

12-04-2018 Hits:138 European News

A.Celli is waiting for your at CIDPEX 2018

A.Celli is waiting for your at CIDPEX 2018

CIDPEX 2018, the 25th China International Disposable Paper Expo is the largest exhibition for tissue paper and disposable hygiene products industry in the world. It will take place in Nanjing, China, at Nanjing International Expo Centre (NIEC), fro...

11-04-2018 Hits:119 Asian News

Neenah introduces new retail-focused promotion: CLASSIC® Retail Revolution

Neenah introduces new retail-focused promotion: CLASSIC® Retail Revolution

Retail is alive and well. Despite doom and gloom from mainstream media, a recent study by the IHL Group reported retailers were opening 4,080 more stores in 2017 than they were closing, and planned to open over 5,500 more this year. The National Reta...

11-04-2018 Hits:192 North American News

Solenis Launches MicroSolSM Advanced Retention and Drainage Solutions for Papermakers

Solenis Launches MicroSolSM Advanced Retention and Drainage Solutions for Papermakers

Solenis introduces a no-compromise solution for printing and writing paper producers seeking to maximize retention and drainage without sacrificing formation Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has introduced its new MicroSolS...

11-04-2018 Hits:140 North American News

Speed record for a Recard machine: 2150 m/min

Speed record for a Recard machine: 2150 m/min

Speed record attained: 2150 m/min! Holder of this record is the machine owned by M.C. Tissue produced by Recard for Cartiere Carrara for the Tassignano (Lucca) plant. A figure very close to the world record. Already just 3 months after start-up, M...

11-04-2018 Hits:139 European News

Sustainability and availability won the race for Incada

Sustainability and availability won the race for Incada

After the Brexit referendum, Windles, one of the UK’s leading printers specialising in greeting cards and high end packaging, had cause to review its supply of paper and paperboard. After careful consideration, the company decided on the domestically...

11-04-2018 Hits:216 European News

Valmet to supply a warp control system to Stora Enso Packaging's corrugated board plant in Ostroleka, Poland

Valmet to supply a warp control system to Stora Enso Packaging's corrugated board plant in Ostroleka, Poland

Valmet will supply a warp control system to Stora Enso Packaging's corrugated board plant in Ostroleka, Poland. The system will reduce warp of the final product and improve the corrugated board plant's overall performance. The order was included i...

26-03-2018 Hits:254 European News

Olov Winblad von Walter appointed VP, Husum Board and Pulp Mill at Metsä Board

Olov Winblad von Walter appointed VP, Husum Board and Pulp Mill at Metsä Board

Olov Winblad von Walter has been appointed VP, Husum Board and Pulp Mill. He will be responsible for managing Metsä Board’s integrated board and pulp mill at Husum. Winblad von Walter will start 20 September at the latest, and will report to Harri Pi...

23-03-2018 Hits:290 European News

Klippans Bruk AB chooses Recard for its facilities in Sweden

Klippans Bruk AB chooses Recard for its facilities in Sweden

Recard will supply the new 30,000-tpy tissue machine to the historic company Klippans Bruk AB for its Klippan facilities in Sweden. Start-up of the complete turnkey plant, in a 3200-mm format and a speed of 1700 m/min, is scheduled for summer 2019. ...

23-03-2018 Hits:262 European News

Voith SpeedSizer AT means more speed for Smurfit Kappa's PM 6

Voith SpeedSizer AT means more speed for Smurfit Kappa's PM 6

A narrow time window, a size press operating at its maximum speed and the need for greater machine efficiency were the various challenges faced by the Voith team as it tackled the upgrade of the PM 6 at Smurfit Kappa. Thanks to excellent planning bef...

23-03-2018 Hits:305 European News

European News

Unboxing - this year's theme for international pac…

For the fourteenth consecutive year, BillerudKorsnäs organizes the international packaging design competition Packaging Impact Design Award (PIDA). To...

ITM Announces Newest Release of Engineering Measur…

Integrated Test & Measurement (ITM), a leading provider of structural test and measurement engineering software, test and monitoring systems, and rela...

Voith BrokeGo: Efficient transport of waste paper

With BrokeGo, Voith has developed a reliable fabric for broke conveyors which quickly and safely removes broke following a web break. The strong and h...

Valmet receives orders for three Valmet IQ quality…

Valmet will deliver three Valmet IQ quality control systems with Valmet IQ Fiber optical sensors to the Italian system integrator E.I.L to be installe...

American News

Voith and SEPAC: Successful partners in yet another tissue machine start-up in Brazil

Voith Paper, world leader in innovation for the paper industry, completed the successful start-up of the TM 6 XcelLine machine at SEPAC, a company hea...

Twin Rivers Paper Announces Agreement to Acquire Pine Bluff, Arkansas Paper Mill from Mondi Group

Twin Rivers Paper Company LLC has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the paper mill located in Pine Bluff, Arka...

Voith to build new XcelLine paper machine and BlueLine stock preparation for Grupo Gondi

Grupo Gondi has entered into a contract with Voith to supply a new paper machine with an annual production capacity of 400,000 metric tons. The new pa...

Neenah introduces new retail-focused promotion: CLASSIC® Retail Revolution

Retail is alive and well. Despite doom and gloom from mainstream media, a recent study by the IHL Group reported retailers were opening 4,080 more sto...

Oceania News

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started u…

Toscotec is confirmed as global supplier of Steel Yankee Dryers, with installations across five continents.  Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec ...

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...

Asian News

Toscotec’s TT SYD-18FT is running efficiently for …

Toscotec’s steel Yankee dryer TT SYD-18FT was successfully fired up at Fujian Jinmin Reconstituted Tobacco Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Chin...

Metso to acquire the valve automation division of …

Metso has signed an agreement to acquire the valve automation division of the India-based valve technology company Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers P...

Valmet to supply automation technology to PT. Buan…

Valmet will supply automation technology to PT. Buana Megah's PM3 board machine in Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia. Valmet's delivery includes Valmet D...

APP successfully starts up Toscotec’s Prodergy tis…

Toscotec’s new Prodergy tissue machine fires up at APP Group’s Perawang mill, in Indonesia. This start-up is part of a major APP order of Toscotec’s P...

Financial News

Hardwood fiber costs for the Swedish pulp industry…

Wood fiber costs for hardwood pulp manufacturers in Sweden are among the lowest in Europe after having been on a downward trajectory since 2011, accor...

Xerium Technologies Announces Review of Strategic …

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading manufacturer and supplier of machine clothing and roll covers for the paper and packaging industry, h...

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services upgraded Me…

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has upgraded Metsä Board Corporation's issuer credit rating to investment grade, from BB+ to BBB-. The outlook of t...

Solenis to Increase Prices on Wet Strength Product…

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by up to 15 percent on all wet strength resins globally, effective imm...

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...