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Klabin starts up its first paper machine of Puma II Project in Brazil with support from AFRY

Klabin starts up its first paper machine of Puma II Project in Brazil with support from AFRY

Klabin, Brazil’s largest producer and exporter of paper for packaging, has taken an important step in its growth strategy with the start-up of the first paper machine (MP27) of the Puma II Project in Ortigueira, Paraná in Brazil. This is Klabin’s lar...

24-09-2021 Hits:99 South American News

Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

The technology leader Voith presents its vision for future user interfaces with paper machines. Developed for the paper production of tomorrow, the innovative user interface significantly increases plant productivity, ensures paper quality and reduce...

23-09-2021 Hits:113 European News

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet will supply a high-capacity OptiWin Pro winder to Norske Skog’s Golbey mill in France. The main target of Norske Skog Golbey is to have one winder to handle the 550,000-tonne capacity of the converted high-speed and high-capacity paper machine...

23-09-2021 Hits:100 European News

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec successfully started up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro Ansalcarta in Villa Basilica, Italy. The new Yankee replaced an existing cast iron dryer installed on PM1 in 1993 by Officine Meccaniche Toschi, which was renamed To...

23-09-2021 Hits:120 European News

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

A radar level transmitter ideal for powders and dusty atmospheres KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, announces its new Optiwave 6500C, a radar level transmitter for powders and dusty...

22-09-2021 Hits:104 European News

Launch of Combilift’s new XLE model

Launch of Combilift’s new XLE model

Irish materials handling specialist Combilift has officially launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, as a further addition to its impressive range of electric models. In line with the growing demand for electric powered equipment, this multidirec...

22-09-2021 Hits:104 Logistics

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specializing in te...

22-09-2021 Hits:143 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up stock preparation system at Vinda Personal Care, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up stock preparation system at Vinda Personal Care, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a stock preparation system supplied to Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) Co., Ltd., as part of its tissue production at the mill in Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. With this new line, ther...

22-09-2021 Hits:74 Asian News

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens to supply Carded/Pulp (CP) line for Indian customer Tufropes

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens to supply Carded/Pulp (CP) line for Indian customer Tufropes

India has a huge potential concerning hygiene-related nonwoven products. Wet and dry wipes lift hygienic standards in baby and body care. Since all these products are single-use items the need for environmental-friendly products cannot be doubted. ...

22-09-2021 Hits:93 Asian News

ANDRITZ to convert paper machine from newsprint to packaging paper production for Volga Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

ANDRITZ to convert paper machine from newsprint to packaging paper production for Volga Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, to supply a new OCC line as well as to convert its PM 6, a newsprint paper machine, to a packaging paper machine...

21-09-2021 Hits:137 Asian News

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Accounting for 25,090 tonnes in 2021, the specialty papers market is dynamic and will present multiple lucrative diversification opportunities across the next five years. This includes delivering new grades that will allow companies to deliver on com...

20-09-2021 Hits:121 European News

Valmet and CMPC sign letter of intent for the modernization of Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC sign letter of intent for the modernization of Guaíba pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet and CMPC have signed a letter of intent (LOI) for Valmet to deliver key technology for the BioCMPC project. The target of the project is to increase the production capacity of the Guaíba pulp mill’s line 2 from 1.5 million ADt/y (air dry tonne...

20-09-2021 Hits:100 South American News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty ...

20-09-2021 Hits:118 European News

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 have entered a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels. SCA will supply tall oil to the joint venture and will invest approximately SEK 0.6 billion in the company. SCA and St1 will be equal shareholders of the joint venture, whi...

20-09-2021 Hits:112 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up major pulp production equipment for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

ANDRITZ successfully starts up major pulp production equipment for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up key production equipment for the first of two environmentally friendly hardwood pulp production lines supplied for Bracell’s “STAR” project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo. The second ...

20-09-2021 Hits:155 South American News

AMETEK Surface Vision to showcase its color-based inspection technology expertise at TAPPICon Live! 2021

AMETEK Surface Vision to showcase its color-based inspection technology expertise at TAPPICon Live! 2021

AMETEK Surface Vision, a leading provider of online surface inspection solutions, will be both exhibiting and presenting its technical expertise at next month’s TAPPICon Live! pulp and paper industry conference. Held in in Atlanta, Georgia, from Oct...

15-09-2021 Hits:175 North American News

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG:ID SKG:LN) (together with its subsidiaries, “Smurfit Kappa” or the “Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas...

15-09-2021 Hits:161 European News

Kemira increases prices of process and functional chemistries globally for paper industry

Kemira increases prices of process and functional chemistries globally for paper industry

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, announces price increases in the Process & Functional chemistry portfolio globally. The increase will be up to 30%, and effective for deliveries from October 1st...

13-09-2021 Hits:170 Financial News

Suzano re-enters Sustainability Linked Bond market with a new $500 million issue two months after pricing of initial $1 billion SLB with social and environmental targets

Suzano re-enters Sustainability Linked Bond market with a new $500 million issue two months after pricing of initial $1 billion SLB with social and environmental targets

39% of Suzano’s debt linked to social and environmental commitments Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp and paper producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts developed from eucalyptus, announces the completion of a new ...

13-09-2021 Hits:208 Financial News

AFT ANNOUNCES LATEST CONTAINERBOARD POM SYSTEM

AFT ANNOUNCES LATEST CONTAINERBOARD POM SYSTEM

AFT is pleased to announce three new advanced POM systems to be delivered for Klabin Puma II Project PM28, a multi-ply containerboard application in Brazil, South America. The POM system will help to provide superior cleanliness and fast response to ...

13-09-2021 Hits:235 South American News

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

How can manufacturers significantly improve product quality and process runnability in paper production and converting? This is exactly the question German manufacturer of specialized testing technology, emtec Electronic, addresses at booth 163 at th...

13-09-2021 Hits:174 European News

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

The Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is progressing according to plan and the mill’s foundation stone was laid today, 13 September 2021. The foundation stone was laid to the area of fibre line of the new mill by Ismo...

13-09-2021 Hits:215 European News

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

ABB and Södra have entered a long-term, strategic partnership to co-develop a roadmap to drive new levels of efficiency, engagement and digitalization across Södra’s enterprise to ultimately define the next generation mill. Södra, Sweden's largest...

09-09-2021 Hits:213 European News

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet and UPM have signed an extension of the existing maintenance operations agreement for UPM’s Platting mill in Germany, for an additional three years. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. “Since the start-up of the Valmet-delivered...

07-09-2021 Hits:215 European News

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper in China

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper in China

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ Scanners and Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler to Xinxiang Xinya Paper Co., Ltd. in China. The systems will be installed on Xinxiang Xinya Paper’s paper machine PM2 to improve production runnability and end-product quality. Th...

06-09-2021 Hits:215 Asian News

Kemira invests in a new production line of ASA sizing agents in Asia-Pacific for paper and board industry

Kemira invests in a new production line of ASA sizing agents in Asia-Pacific for paper and board industry

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries, announces a significant investment in the production of alkenyl succinic anhydride sizing agent (ASA) in China. ASA is one of the most effective and cost-effici...

03-09-2021 Hits:325 Asian News

Voith announces necessary price adjustments for paper machine clothing, shoe press sleeves, roll covers, mechanical roll service and doctoring solutions

Voith announces necessary price adjustments for paper machine clothing, shoe press sleeves, roll covers, mechanical roll service and doctoring solutions

The global pandemic has caused major unpredictable challenges in both public and private areas. One of these effects is enormous cost increases in many industrial sectors, for example raw materials, packaging and transport. Due to continuing signi...

02-09-2021 Hits:254 Financial News

Kemira increases prices of pulp bleaching chemicals in EMEA

Kemira increases prices of pulp bleaching chemicals in EMEA

Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces 10-15% price increases across pulp bleaching chemicals hydrogen peroxide and sodium chlorate in the EMEA region. The adjustments will be effective immediately or as contracts allow. The price adjustments...

02-09-2021 Hits:293 Financial News

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:288 European News

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

To better serve customers in Pulp & Paper industry, Ingersoll Rand brands Runtech Systems and Nash are joining their sales activities in Europe. With a unique offering portfolio for paper machine dewatering and vacuum systems and extensive paperm...

01-09-2021 Hits:296 European News

Valmet to supply key paper machine technology to Muda Paper Mills in Malaysia

Valmet to supply key paper machine technology to Muda Paper Mills in Malaysia

Valmet will supply key paper machine technology, which includes several upgrading works, to Muda Paper Mills Sdn. Bhd. for its PM 9 in Malaysia. The start-up is scheduled for the second quarter 2022. The order is included in Valmet's orders received...

01-09-2021 Hits:279 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Astrabel d.o.o. to supply a tissue plant for cost-efficient production of high-quality grades to its mill in Belišće, Croatia. Start-up is planned for 2023. The turn-key project inclu...

01-09-2021 Hits:277 European News

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Emtec Electronic reveals how its specialized measuring devices can be used to improve paper products, optimize processing and converting, and ultimately save costs and resources at the PROGRESS trade convention in Łódź, Poland, from September 22 to 2...

31-08-2021 Hits:295 European News

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for power and recovery boiler conversions to Domtar

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for power and recovery boiler conversions to Domtar

ANDRITZ Inc., a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has been selected by Domtar Corporation to provide equipment and technical services for conversion of a power boiler and a recovery boiler at their Kingsport paper mill, in Kingsport, ...

31-08-2021 Hits:297 North American News

Valmet’s OptiConcept M kraft making line successfully started up at Klabin’s Puma Project in Brazil

Valmet’s OptiConcept M kraft making line successfully started up at Klabin’s Puma Project in Brazil

A new kraftliner production line, PM 27, which was supplied by Valmet to Klabin, was successfully started up on August 30th, 2021 at Puma Project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. The order for the production line was signed in May 2019. In 2019, Klabi...

31-08-2021 Hits:287 South American News

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Some events need to be celebrated. Replus Tissue and EIL have the opportunity to present you a renovation plan of Cartiera Capostrada with which we have been collaborating for several years. This year they are celebrating their 70th birthday: a per...

31-08-2021 Hits:280 European News

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

State of the Art Complete Coating Line Available for sale w/ Complete Selection of Support Equipment " Metso Valmet High Speed Pilot Coating Plant - Complete Balance speed 3000 m/min Grades 28-330 g/m Width 762 mm (30") Coater: Valmet OptiConcept Co...

31-08-2021 Hits:286 European News

Valmet to supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia

Valmet to supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia

Valmet will supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild to one of its major customers in Indonesia. In the project, paper machine, which was originally producing fine paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce brown grades. The start-up of the rebu...

31-08-2021 Hits:274 Asian News

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso has completed the union negotiations regarding the closure of pulp and paper production at Kvarnsveden. A total of 340 people will be permanently laid off. Some 25% of the redundancies can be managed through pension arrangements, and 100 p...

31-08-2021 Hits:235 European News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from United Paper Public Company Limited (“United Paper”) to supply a complete OCC line for its mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2022. ANDRITZ...

30-08-2021 Hits:427 Asian News

Full-line supplier Voith receives order from Shandong Huatai Paper to rebuild PM 11 for production of woodfree uncoated paper

Full-line supplier Voith receives order from Shandong Huatai Paper to rebuild PM 11 for production of woodfree uncoated paper

In response to changing market demand, Shandong Huatai Paper decided to rebuild and modernize PM 11 in order to progressively convert newsprint production to high-quality graphic paper. The paper producer selected the full-line supplier Voith as a su...

26-08-2021 Hits:307 Asian News

Nonwovens Lamination

Nonwovens Lamination

What is Lamination? Lamination is the process of manufacturing a material in multiple layers, so that the combined physical and mechanical characteristics of each layer make for a stronger, more resilient composite material. What is Laminat...

26-08-2021 Hits:266 European News

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. The new boiler will improve the reliability of the paper mill’s steam and electricity supply. Ad...

26-08-2021 Hits:253 European News

International Paper Announces the Record Date and Distribution Date in Connection with the Spin-off of its Printing Papers Business

International Paper Announces the Record Date and Distribution Date in Connection with the Spin-off of its Printing Papers Business

International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced the timing and additional details regarding the spinoff of its Printing Paper business, which will be known as Sylvamo Corporation ("Sylvamo").  As previously announced, immediately following the sp...

26-08-2021 Hits:268 North American News

Valmet to invest in a new service center in Guangxi, China

Valmet to invest in a new service center in Guangxi, China

Valmet will build its fourth service center in China, in the city of Beihai, to further develop its local presence in the fast-growing pulp and paper industry in the Guangxi province. Valmet's new Guangxi Service Center will be in operation by the fo...

25-08-2021 Hits:279 Asian News

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB’s appointment by Voith to deliver end customer electrification package enables SCA to transform kraftliner production capabilities at Swedish pulp and paper mill ABB has been contracted by machine supplier Voith to deliver drives and electrifica...

23-08-2021 Hits:334 European News

Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons’ new Beihai mill in China

Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons’ new Beihai mill in China

Valmet has received several pulp technology orders from Nine Dragons for their pulp, paper and board greenfield project in Beihai city, Guangxi autonomous region, in China. The order consists of two complete fiberlines, two bleached chemi thermo mech...

23-08-2021 Hits:338 Asian News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line on a turnkey basis to Vajda Papír at its Dunaföldvár mill, near Budapest, Hungary. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022.  The new AHEAD 2.2L machine features a net sheet width of...

20-08-2021 Hits:321 European News

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet introduced its climate program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – in March 2021 with CO2 emission reduction targets for its entire value chain. Now Valmet has got its climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative...

20-08-2021 Hits:320 European News

Brown Machine Group Announces Industry-Leading C-RUSH System for Reducing Manual Labor and increase productivity in Paper Cup Manufacturing

Brown Machine Group Announces Industry-Leading C-RUSH System for Reducing Manual Labor and increase productivity in Paper Cup Manufacturing

SMART-DOLA™ feature enables production of unlimited number of fixtures Brown Machine Group (BMG) is pleased to announce the aXatronics C-RUSH System, designed for use in paper cup manufacturing applications. The first of its kind to automatically re...

18-08-2021 Hits:423 North American News

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Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness: Voith presents its vision for future user interface

The technology leader Voith presents its vision for future user interfaces with paper machines. Developed for the paper production of tomorrow, the innovative user interface significantly increases plant productivity, ensures paper quality and reduce...

23-09-2021 Hits:113 European News

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet will supply a high-capacity OptiWin Pro winder to Norske Skog’s Golbey mill in France. The main target of Norske Skog Golbey is to have one winder to handle the 550,000-tonne capacity of the converted high-speed and high-capacity paper machine...

23-09-2021 Hits:100 European News

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec starts up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro in Italy.

Toscotec successfully started up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer at Cartiera Ponte d'Oro Ansalcarta in Villa Basilica, Italy. The new Yankee replaced an existing cast iron dryer installed on PM1 in 1993 by Officine Meccaniche Toschi, which was renamed To...

23-09-2021 Hits:120 European News

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

A radar level transmitter ideal for powders and dusty atmospheres KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, announces its new Optiwave 6500C, a radar level transmitter for powders and dusty...

22-09-2021 Hits:104 European News

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB helps make fashion industry more sustainable with innovative technology

ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specializing in te...

22-09-2021 Hits:143 European News

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Innovation on horizon for Specialty Papers market, new Smithers data says

Accounting for 25,090 tonnes in 2021, the specialty papers market is dynamic and will present multiple lucrative diversification opportunities across the next five years. This includes delivering new grades that will allow companies to deliver on com...

20-09-2021 Hits:121 European News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty ...

20-09-2021 Hits:118 European News

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 have entered a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels. SCA will supply tall oil to the joint venture and will invest approximately SEK 0.6 billion in the company. SCA and St1 will be equal shareholders of the joint venture, whi...

20-09-2021 Hits:112 European News

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG:ID SKG:LN) (together with its subsidiaries, “Smurfit Kappa” or the “Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas...

15-09-2021 Hits:161 European News

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

Like a well-oiled machine: emtec Electronic presents devices for optimum runnability at MIAC Lucca 2021

How can manufacturers significantly improve product quality and process runnability in paper production and converting? This is exactly the question German manufacturer of specialized testing technology, emtec Electronic, addresses at booth 163 at th...

13-09-2021 Hits:174 European News

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill laid

The Kemi bioproduct mill project of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is progressing according to plan and the mill’s foundation stone was laid today, 13 September 2021. The foundation stone was laid to the area of fibre line of the new mill by Ismo...

13-09-2021 Hits:215 European News

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

Södra selects ABB for digital transformation partnership to create the optimal pulp mill of the future

ABB and Södra have entered a long-term, strategic partnership to co-develop a roadmap to drive new levels of efficiency, engagement and digitalization across Södra’s enterprise to ultimately define the next generation mill. Södra, Sweden's largest...

09-09-2021 Hits:213 European News

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet and UPM have signed an extension of the existing maintenance operations agreement for UPM’s Platting mill in Germany, for an additional three years. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. “Since the start-up of the Valmet-delivered...

07-09-2021 Hits:215 European News

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:288 European News

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

Runtech Systems and Nash tighten their cooperation in Europe

To better serve customers in Pulp & Paper industry, Ingersoll Rand brands Runtech Systems and Nash are joining their sales activities in Europe. With a unique offering portfolio for paper machine dewatering and vacuum systems and extensive paperm...

01-09-2021 Hits:296 European News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Astrabel d.o.o. to supply a tissue plant for cost-efficient production of high-quality grades to its mill in Belišće, Croatia. Start-up is planned for 2023. The turn-key project inclu...

01-09-2021 Hits:277 European News

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Specialized Measuring Equipment for Paper, Tissue and Board Helps Industry Shift to a Circular Economy

Emtec Electronic reveals how its specialized measuring devices can be used to improve paper products, optimize processing and converting, and ultimately save costs and resources at the PROGRESS trade convention in Łódź, Poland, from September 22 to 2...

31-08-2021 Hits:295 European News

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Replus Tissue and Cartiera Capostrada together for a more sustainable future

Some events need to be celebrated. Replus Tissue and EIL have the opportunity to present you a renovation plan of Cartiera Capostrada with which we have been collaborating for several years. This year they are celebrating their 70th birthday: a per...

31-08-2021 Hits:280 European News

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

Metso Valmet pilot coating Line

State of the Art Complete Coating Line Available for sale w/ Complete Selection of Support Equipment " Metso Valmet High Speed Pilot Coating Plant - Complete Balance speed 3000 m/min Grades 28-330 g/m Width 762 mm (30") Coater: Valmet OptiConcept Co...

31-08-2021 Hits:286 European News

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso completes the union negotiations in Kvarnsveden

Stora Enso has completed the union negotiations regarding the closure of pulp and paper production at Kvarnsveden. A total of 340 people will be permanently laid off. Some 25% of the redundancies can be managed through pension arrangements, and 100 p...

31-08-2021 Hits:235 European News

Nonwovens Lamination

Nonwovens Lamination

What is Lamination? Lamination is the process of manufacturing a material in multiple layers, so that the combined physical and mechanical characteristics of each layer make for a stronger, more resilient composite material. What is Laminat...

26-08-2021 Hits:266 European News

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Turkey

Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipaş Kağit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.Ş.’s paper mill in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. The new boiler will improve the reliability of the paper mill’s steam and electricity supply. Ad...

26-08-2021 Hits:253 European News

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB’s appointment by Voith to deliver end customer electrification package enables SCA to transform kraftliner production capabilities at Swedish pulp and paper mill ABB has been contracted by machine supplier Voith to deliver drives and electrifica...

23-08-2021 Hits:334 European News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line on a turnkey basis to Vajda Papír at its Dunaföldvár mill, near Budapest, Hungary. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022.  The new AHEAD 2.2L machine features a net sheet width of...

20-08-2021 Hits:321 European News

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet introduced its climate program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – in March 2021 with CO2 emission reduction targets for its entire value chain. Now Valmet has got its climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative...

20-08-2021 Hits:320 European News

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

James Cropper’s Richard Burnett explains why expert blending of upcycled and virgin fibre is the key to connecting the three cornerstones of modern papermaking. The feverish focus on sustainability in the paper and packaging world is no secret. Neit...

18-08-2021 Hits:325 European News

ACQUISITION OF KWIDZYN MILL SUCCESSFULLY FINALIZED

ACQUISITION OF KWIDZYN MILL SUCCESSFULLY FINALIZED

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has completed the acquisition of the Kwidzyn mill, Poland, which was agreed in mid-February 2021, after receiving approval from all relevant competition authorities. The acquisition of the Kwidzyn mill forms part of MM's s...

09-08-2021 Hits:349 European News

New TAPPI Technical Information Paper Explores Performance of emtec Tissue Softness Analyzer

New TAPPI Technical Information Paper Explores Performance of emtec Tissue Softness Analyzer

Measuring device manufacturer emtec Electronic is pleased to announce that its TSA Tissue Softness Analyzer is the subject of a recently released TAPPI Technical Information Paper (TIP). The peer-reviewed technical specification document investigates...

06-08-2021 Hits:473 European News

Koehler Paper relies on Voith for the second expansion stage of paper machine 5 in Oberkirch, Germany

Koehler Paper relies on Voith for the second expansion stage of paper machine 5 in Oberkirch, Germany

After a successful first rebuild stage of PM 5 in Oberkirch – with the installation of the Voith SpeedSizer film press and contactless qDryPro Compact high-performance drying system – specialty paper manufacturer Koehler Paper has confirmed its confi...

05-08-2021 Hits:408 European News

Valmet receives a repeat order for a tissue production line from Eczacibasi Consumer Products in Turkey

Valmet receives a repeat order for a tissue production line from Eczacibasi Consumer Products in Turkey

Eczacibasi Consumer Products has chosen Valmet as the supplier for their new tissue line, which will be installed at the company’s Manisa Plant in Turkey. The new Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS line, including stock-preparation, automation and Focus rewi...

05-08-2021 Hits:434 European News

Valmet receives an order from Holmen for hardwood line rebuild at Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet receives an order from Holmen for hardwood line rebuild at Iggesund mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the hard wood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden. The rebuild will cut variable costs and improve production stability. The work will be implemented during the second half of 2022...

05-08-2021 Hits:387 European News

ANDRITZ introduces CircleToZero® – paving the way towards pulp production with zero emissions and zero waste

ANDRITZ introduces CircleToZero® – paving the way towards pulp production with zero emissions and zero waste

International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched CircleToZero®, a holistic program for the pulp-producing industry with the goal of providing strong support to customers in their efforts to achieve maximum, sustainable production, aiming at zero e...

05-08-2021 Hits:435 European News

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Efficiency and performance also in the creation of packaging: this is what Lucart is looking for. Lucart is one of the leading companies in the tissue products sector and has been pursuing sustainability objectives for many years, starting from recyc...

05-08-2021 Hits:428 European News

James Cropper partners with the prestigious Wainwright Prize showcasing writing on Nature and Conservation

James Cropper partners with the prestigious Wainwright Prize showcasing writing on Nature and Conservation

James Cropper has announced a three-year headline sponsorship of The Wainwright Prize, a prestigious nature writing prize, named after much-loved writer Alfred Wainwright, a Kendal local famous for his Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. H...

05-08-2021 Hits:466 European News

Sappi taps Toscotec for TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer

Sappi taps Toscotec for TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer

Toscotec has received an order from Sappi to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to their mill in Stanger, South Africa. The TT SYD was delivered in record time only 20 weeks after the order. The start-up is planned for the third quarter of 2021. The...

05-08-2021 Hits:386 European News

Positive climate footprint for Silphie-fibers confirmed

Positive climate footprint for Silphie-fibers confirmed

Fraunhofer UMSICHT creates a life cycle assessment for OutNature OutNature is a subsidiary of PreZero specializing in the production of sustainable fiber and paper products from the Donau-Silphie, an energy crop. The positive climate footprint for S...

05-08-2021 Hits:376 European News

If you can’t see the wood for the gears, switch systems

If you can’t see the wood for the gears, switch systems

Niko Lahtinen, Paper Machine Drives Business DriverAuthNiko Lahtinen Forest industry operations rise or fall on system reliability and energy efficiency. Traditionally, geared drive motors have been the workhorse of pulp and paper mills, and thousan...

05-08-2021 Hits:846 European News

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, is rolling out a comprehensive portfolio of corrugated packaging solutions for the online grocery market across Central Europe. Using its wealth of experience in eCommerce packaging, Mondi has...

04-08-2021 Hits:439 European News

ACQUISITION OF KOTKAMILLS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

ACQUISITION OF KOTKAMILLS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

MM strengthens its position in virgin-fiber based cartonboard and innovative barrier cartonboard solutions for plastic replacement The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has completed the acquisition of Kotkamills, Finland, which was agreed in December 2020, ...

03-08-2021 Hits:370 European News

Recard delivers Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills its second turnkey plant

Recard delivers Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills its second turnkey plant

In June, Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd and Recard S.p.A. signed a contract for the delivery of a brand new tissue and MG paper production plant. For the second time, this important client from Bangladesh chose Recard for the delivery of a plant....

02-08-2021 Hits:251 European News

Divestment of Eerbeek and Baiersbronn board mills finalized

Divestment of Eerbeek and Baiersbronn board mills finalized

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (“MM”) announces the closing of the divestment of its virgin fiber-based cartonboard mills located in Eerbeek, Netherlands, and Baiersbronn, Germany, to a subsidiary of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. The dive...

02-08-2021 Hits:339 European News

A.Celli rebuilds and starts up the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier’s PM3

A.Celli rebuilds and starts up the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier’s PM3

A.Celli Paper, together with the Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier team, has successfully rebuilt and started up the PM3 of the Roermond plant dedicated to the production of packaging paper. A.Celli Paper announces the completion of the rebuilt PM3 sta...

29-07-2021 Hits:251 European News

BillerudKorsnäs aims to divest the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs aims to divest the Beetham mill

BillerudKorsnäs is in a process with the aim of divesting the paper mill in Beetham, UK. The process is ongoing and no binding agreement to divest the mill has yet been entered into. Since BillerudKorsnäs’ machine glazed (MG) paper business has prima...

29-07-2021 Hits:231 European News

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 27 July 2021 an investment of EUR 210 million in increasing folding boxboard capacity at its Husum mill in Sweden. The company is responding to growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials...

28-07-2021 Hits:291 European News

Papermaking Vision: Voith creates visionary design study for the paper production line of the future

Papermaking Vision: Voith creates visionary design study for the paper production line of the future

With a visionary design study, technology group Voith is creating the paper production line of the future. The design particularly focuses on improved efficiency and ease of maintenance. As a full-line supplier, the company has considered all aspects...

28-07-2021 Hits:273 European News

Voith wins AI Champions Award 2021 for its OnView.DigitalEye innovation in the ‘large enterprise’ category

Voith wins AI Champions Award 2021 for its OnView.DigitalEye innovation in the ‘large enterprise’ category

Voith wins this year’s AI Champions Award in the ‘large enterprise’ category for its newly developed AI application OnView.DigitalEye. For the first time, this innovation allows the quality of recovered paper to be analyzed at the stock preparation s...

27-07-2021 Hits:248 European News

PAPRESA IMPLEMENT X-TRIM TO MAXIMISE PERFORMANCE FOR FUTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

PAPRESA IMPLEMENT X-TRIM TO MAXIMISE PERFORMANCE FOR FUTURE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The Papresa Paper Mill in northern Spain produces newsprint paper and packaging paper from recycled paper. Mainly supplying newspaper publishers, together with other commercial printing, Papresa’s production capacity of 375,000 tons of paper is deliv...

27-07-2021 Hits:291 European News

Valmet has completed the acquisitions of EWK Umwelttechnik and ECP Group to strengthen its environmental systems business

Valmet has completed the acquisitions of EWK Umwelttechnik and ECP Group to strengthen its environmental systems business

Valmet has completed the acquisition of EWK Umwelttechnik GmbH and ECP Group Oy following the agreements that were announced on June 10. EWK Umwelttechnik is a German company manufacturing and supplying air emission control systems and after-installa...

09-07-2021 Hits:476 European News

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Kvarnsveden site concerning the closure of pulp and paper production

Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Kvarnsveden site concerning the closure of pulp and paper production

Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning the closing down the pulp and paper production at its Kvarnsveden site in Sweden. The closure will take place by the end of the third quarter of 2021. In April 2021, Stora Enso a...

09-07-2021 Hits:523 European News

ANDRITZ acquires parts of Air Quality Control System (AQCS) business from GE Steam Power

ANDRITZ acquires parts of Air Quality Control System (AQCS) business from GE Steam Power

International technology group ANDRITZ has signed an agreement with GE Steam Power to acquire parts of their Air Quality Control System (AQCS) technology, including the technology center in Växjö, Sweden. Closing of the transaction was reached on 1st...

09-07-2021 Hits:507 European News

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