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ANDRITZ acquires Novimpianti, Italy

ANDRITZ acquires Novimpianti, Italy

International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract for the acquisition of Novimpianti Drying Technology S.r.l., a company owned by Novigroup S.r.l. and based in Lucca, Italy. Novimpianti has approximately 40 employees and generates annual s...

14-06-2018 Hits:98 European News

Companies Breaking Promises Over Pulp and Paper Use; Deforestation, Climate Emissions and Human Rights Abuses Still Problematic

Companies Breaking Promises Over Pulp and Paper Use; Deforestation, Climate Emissions and Human Rights Abuses Still Problematic

New report finds some –– like Scholastic –– are leading the pack, while others fall behind, despite commitments to clean up corporate supply chains Office Depot, Penguin Random House and Japanese office supply giant Askul are among the companies cal...

14-06-2018 Hits:117 European News

ABB team honored by TAPPI with prestigious Jasper Mardon award at PaperCon 2018

ABB team honored by TAPPI with prestigious Jasper Mardon award at PaperCon 2018

Prominent ABB scientist Dr. Shih-Chin Chen and cross-generational team are recognized for Best Papermaking Technology Paper presented at PaperCon Conference ABB announced that global pulp & paper trade organization TAPPI recently honored a team of A...

14-06-2018 Hits:105 North American News

PMP to supply (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc 1600 Premium tissue machines for Baoding Yusen Health Supplies Co. Ltd

PMP to supply (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc 1600 Premium tissue machines for Baoding Yusen Health Supplies Co. Ltd

On 29th March 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Baoding Yusen Health Supplies for the delivery of (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc 1600 Premium lines. The (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc 1600 Premium will be characterized with 3500mm re...

14-06-2018 Hits:95 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineTM W6-XT tissue machine to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Russia

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineTM W6-XT tissue machine to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC to supply a tissue machine PrimeLineTM W6-XT, including stock preparation, automation, and electrification, for its mill in Vorsino (Kaluga region), Russia, fo...

11-06-2018 Hits:123 European News

Pasaban upgrades a laminating line and a cartonboard sheeting equipment for an important packager in France

Pasaban upgrades a laminating line and a cartonboard sheeting equipment for an important packager in France

The laminating line is now able to produce either laminate paper rolls or sheets depending on customer’s demand.   With the objective of improving the performance of one of their laminating lines and their Pasaban KDD 1500 paper sheeter, Pasaban Upg...

11-06-2018 Hits:134 European News

International Paper Will Not Make Offer to Acquire Smurfit Kappa

International Paper Will Not Make Offer to Acquire Smurfit Kappa

 International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) have just confirmed that the company will not make an offer for Smurfit Kappa Group plc ('Smurfit Kappa'), given the lack of engagement by Smurfit Kappa's Board of Directors and Management. In February 2018, I...

11-06-2018 Hits:130 North American News

Valmet to deliver a cooking plant to Burgo Ardennes pulp mill in Belgium

Valmet to deliver a cooking plant to Burgo Ardennes pulp mill in Belgium

Valmet will supply Burgo Ardennes with a batch cooking plant for its pulp mill in Virton, Belgium. The order is included in Valmet's second quarter of 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The start-up of the cooking pla...

11-06-2018 Hits:222 European News

ANDRITZ receives order from UPM to rebuild paper machine in Dörpen

ANDRITZ receives order from UPM to rebuild paper machine in Dörpen

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from UPM Nordland Papier, Germany, to rebuild paper machine #2 (PM2) in Dörpen, Germany, to produce release/glassine papers. With the rebuild of PM2, the UPM group will increase the capacit...

11-06-2018 Hits:131 European News

A.Celli Nonwovens: the best partner in the production of winders, rewinders and spooling systems for ATB (Air Through Bonded) non-woven fabric.

A.Celli Nonwovens: the best partner in the production of winders, rewinders and spooling systems for ATB (Air Through Bonded) non-woven fabric.

It is with great satisfaction that A.Celli Nonwovens confirms its position as an important partner in this regard, currently with 10 major projects worldwide. The first half of 2018 has seen real success for A.Celli Nonwovens. As many as ten plants...

11-06-2018 Hits:183 European News

New Valmet Paper Lab offers improved usability and faster testing with upgrade potential for existing users

New Valmet Paper Lab offers improved usability and faster testing with upgrade potential for existing users

A new operator interface for Valmet's successful paper testing system Paper Lab opens new opportunities for users by making automated paper testing more accessible, faster and even easier to use with minimum training. Paper Lab is suitable for testin...

11-06-2018 Hits:112 European News

PMP is expanding its presence at the North American P&P market!

PMP is expanding its presence at the North American P&P market!

PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) is pleased to announce that Al Pospischil has joined their team as a Regional Sales Manager in the Southeast, USA. Al brings over 35 years of experience to the PMP team and will help represent PMP’s products in mills in...

11-06-2018 Hits:133 North American News

SA’s paper recycling 2020 target of 70% reached three years early

SA’s paper recycling 2020 target of 70% reached three years early

The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA) has announced the 2017 paper recycling rates. Last year the paper recycling industry along with conscientious consumers and thousands of collectors kept 1,3 million tonnes of paper and paper, bo...

11-06-2018 Hits:96 Asian News

BW Papersystems expands corrugated line with historic acquisition of K&H Machinery

BW Papersystems expands corrugated line with historic acquisition of K&H Machinery

Partnership marks Barry-Wehmiller’s first acquisition in Asia BW Papersystems, a Barry-Wehmiller company and capital equipment supplier for the paper industry, has acquired Dongguan K&H Machinery Co. Ltd. The transaction closed on May 31, 2018. K&H...

11-06-2018 Hits:106 Asian News

Valmet to invest in a new Service Center in Concepcion, Chile

Valmet to invest in a new Service Center in Concepcion, Chile

Valmet has made the decision to build a Service Center in Chile to further develop its local presence close to customers in South America. Valmet's new Service Center will be located in Concepcion province and it will be in operation by mid-2019. Th...

07-06-2018 Hits:161 South American News

Sulzer ─ world leader in pumping and mixing solutions for the pulp, paper and board industry

Sulzer ─ world leader in pumping and mixing solutions for the pulp, paper and board industry

The knowledge accumulated through committed long-term research and development as well as through mergers and acquisitions, the most recent ones being Ahlström Pumps in 2000, Scanpump and ABS Pumps in 2011, and Ensival Moret in 2017, has strengthened...

07-06-2018 Hits:167 European News

Recent major deliveries for pulp mill projects by Sulzer

Recent major deliveries for pulp mill projects by Sulzer

Sulzer is the key equipment supplier for many major recent pulp, paper, and board mill investments. Our products cover most of the processes, including water and wastewater applications. The ability to offer complete and high-efficient solutions for ...

07-06-2018 Hits:148 European News

Sulzer values strategic and committed partnerships

Sulzer values strategic and committed partnerships

Partnerships with the key players in the pulp, paper and board industry set the baseline for our research and development work. Long-term development forums that include pilots and demos are imperative for dealing with the fascinating future potentia...

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Digital enablers at Sulzer ─ smart and connected pumps

Digital enablers at Sulzer ─ smart and connected pumps

Sulzer is using digital technologies such as cloud platforms, digital connectivity and advanced analytic algorithms to create new business opportunities. As digital sensors are becoming cheaper and more physical devices are connected to the Internet...

07-06-2018 Hits:148 European News

Sulzer Pumps PPI and new wood-based processes

Sulzer Pumps PPI and new wood-based processes

Sulzer is a company with long and solid experience and proven expertise in several important customer segments. Pulp, board and paper processes and applications as well as new ones based on wood raw materials represent high-priority commitment and pa...

07-06-2018 Hits:168 European News

European News

ANDRITZ acquires Novimpianti, Italy

International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract for the acquisition of Novimpianti Drying Technology S.r.l., a company owned by Novigroup...

Companies Breaking Promises Over Pulp and Paper Us…

New report finds some –– like Scholastic –– are leading the pack, while others fall behind, despite commitments to clean up corporate supply chains O...

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineTM W6-XT tissue machi…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC to supply a tissue machine PrimeLineTM W6-XT, including sto...

Pasaban upgrades a laminating line and a cartonboa…

The laminating line is now able to produce either laminate paper rolls or sheets depending on customer’s demand.   With the objective of improving th...

American News

ABB team honored by TAPPI with prestigious Jasper Mardon award at PaperCon 2018

Prominent ABB scientist Dr. Shih-Chin Chen and cross-generational team are recognized for Best Papermaking Technology Paper presented at PaperCon Conf...

International Paper Will Not Make Offer to Acquire Smurfit Kappa

 International Paper Company (NYSE: IP) have just confirmed that the company will not make an offer for Smurfit Kappa Group plc ('Smurfit Kappa'), giv...

PMP is expanding its presence at the North American P&P market!

PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) is pleased to announce that Al Pospischil has joined their team as a Regional Sales Manager in the Southeast, USA. Al b...

Valmet to invest in a new Service Center in Concepcion, Chile

Valmet has made the decision to build a Service Center in Chile to further develop its local presence close to customers in South America. Valmet's ne...

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

PMP to supply (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc 1600 Premi…

On 29th March 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Baoding Yusen Health Supplies for the delivery of (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc ...

SA’s paper recycling 2020 target of 70% reached th…

The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA) has announced the 2017 paper recycling rates. Last year the paper recycling industry along wit...

BW Papersystems expands corrugated line with histo…

Partnership marks Barry-Wehmiller’s first acquisition in Asia BW Papersystems, a Barry-Wehmiller company and capital equipment supplier for the paper...

Sunshine Paper automates scheduling planning proce…

China’s largest producer of coated and uncoated white top test liner and world-class preprint home base, Sunshine Paper, has automated its scheduling ...

Financial News

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoate…

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) has just announced it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the Unite...

Kemira Pulp & Paper segment implements price a…

Effective June 1, 2018, to offset rapid and unprecedented increases in freight costs, Kemira will implement a $0.02/pound price adjustment for all Pro...

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have the hig…

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have some of the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite prices for hardwood pulplogs having trended dow...

Modest increases in wood fiber costs and a substan…

Modest increases in wood fiber costs and a substantial rise in market pulp prices have improved profitability for many market pulp manufacturers world...

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...