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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:42 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:42 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed tissue machine to ST Paper in Duluth, Minnesota, USA

ANDRITZ to supply high-speed tissue machine to ST Paper in Duluth, Minnesota, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from ST Paper to supply a new tissue machine for its recently acquired site in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Start-up is planned for the end of 2022. The ANDRITZ tissue machine of the type Prim...

29-07-2021 Hits:50 North American News

First order win for ABB’s newly-launched Sheet Break Performance digital service

First order win for ABB’s newly-launched Sheet Break Performance digital service

RAK Mill, Indonesia, signs new ABB contract as part of digital transformation project to help achieve its highest ever production. ABB has won a first order for its recently-launched Sheet Break Performanceas part of a major digital transformation p...

28-07-2021 Hits:54 Asian 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:57 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:57 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:68 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:89 European News

Sappi Europe announces further price increases for Sublimation & Inkjet grades by 8-12%

Sappi Europe announces further price increases for Sublimation & Inkjet grades by 8-12%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Transjet, Basejet and Inkjet grades by 8-12 % valid for deliveries from 1 September 2021. The unprecedented and ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination wi...

27-07-2021 Hits:62 Financial News

Solenis Launches New Blog to Help Water-Intensive Companies Reach Operational and Sustainability Goals

Solenis Launches New Blog to Help Water-Intensive Companies Reach Operational and Sustainability Goals

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, recently launched an informative new blog to help customers and organizations in water-intensive industries. Located at www.solenis.com/en/newsblog, the blog features tips and educational art...

27-07-2021 Hits:78 North American News

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line to GrandBay Papelera Internacional.

Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line to GrandBay Papelera Internacional.

GrandBay Group placed an order with Toscotec for one AHEAD 2.2L complete tissue line to be installed at its subsidiary Papelera Internacional in Rio Hondo Zacapa, Guatemala. The start-up is scheduled for late 2022.  The AHEAD 2.2L machine (PM7)...

15-07-2021 Hits:125 South American News

Veracel Celulose S.A. commissions Voith to completely rebuild and upgrade the QCS Scanner at PDM 1 in Eunapólis, Brazil

Veracel Celulose S.A. commissions Voith to completely rebuild and upgrade the QCS Scanner at PDM 1 in Eunapólis, Brazil

Veracel Celulose S.A., one of the biggest pulp producers in Brazil and part of Europe’s second largest paper producer Stora Enso, has commissioned Voith to upgrade its Quality Control System (QCS) of scanner and sensors for the company’s PDM 1 in Eun...

09-07-2021 Hits:237 South American 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:158 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:170 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:171 European News

A.Celli Paper to supply a tissue production line to Ukraine’s Kochavinska Paper Factory

A.Celli Paper to supply a tissue production line to Ukraine’s Kochavinska Paper Factory

Kochavinska Paper Factory and A.Celli Paper signed a turnkey supply contract for a high efficiency iDEAL® tissue machine. A.Celli Paper is proud to announce that it will supply a tissue production line to the European tissue brand Kochavinska P...

09-07-2021 Hits:186 European News

Voith receives order to supply a complete board production line to Asia Symbol (Jiangsu) in China

Voith receives order to supply a complete board production line to Asia Symbol (Jiangsu) in China

Voith has received another order to build and supply a complete paper production line. The pulp and paper manufacturer Asia Symbol commissioned Voith to supply the BM 13 board machine for the Rugao site, located 180 km north-west of Shanghai, China. ...

09-07-2021 Hits:163 Asian News

Mondi launches extra-long digital formats (ELDFs) for its Color Copy original flagship range

Mondi launches extra-long digital formats (ELDFs) for its Color Copy original flagship range

Mondi extends its Color Copy original range with launch of ELDFs to meet the growing demand for digitally printed applications and offer more choice in the print market. Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, extends its Color Copy original...

09-07-2021 Hits:143 European News

Successful start-up of paper production line 2 supplied by Voith to Kipaş Kağıt in Söke

Successful start-up of paper production line 2 supplied by Voith to Kipaş Kağıt in Söke

On July 7th, Kipaş Kağıt successfully started up the first production line for board and packaging papers at its Söke site in western Turkey. As a full-line supplier, Voith supplied the entire plant with the latest production and automation technolog...

09-07-2021 Hits:162 European News

European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

With the slowing down of the European economy and the sanitary restrictions, European paper and board consumption decreased by 5.3% in 2020 compared to 2019, totalling 71 million tonnes. Cepi members produced 85.2 million tonnes of paper and board, ...

09-07-2021 Hits:154 European News

A.Celli starts up the E-WIND® T100 rewinder supplied to Berli Jucker Cellox Co., Ltd

A.Celli starts up the E-WIND® T100 rewinder supplied to Berli Jucker Cellox Co., Ltd

Thanks to the collaboration between the teams of the two companies, the start-up of the Tissue rewinder installed in the Prachinburi plant in Thailand was successfully completed. A.Celli started up the rewinder supplied to Berli Jucker Cellox C...

08-07-2021 Hits:140 Asian News

Valmet receives the ninth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya in Russia

Valmet receives the ninth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya in Russia

Valmet will supply the ninth tissue line delivery, including an extensive automation package, to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya. The company has decided to invest in a new tissue machine at their new mill in Russia, with a target to meet the inc...

08-07-2021 Hits:146 European News

Toscotec to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to Mirae Paper

Toscotec to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to Mirae Paper

Toscotec will supply a third-generation design TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to the South Korean tissue manufacturer Mirae Paper at their Jeonju paper mill. This is a repeat order from Mirae Paper who installed their first TT SYD on PM3 in 2013. The new ...

08-07-2021 Hits:150 Asian News

Syassky PPM expands its business in the Fold sector thanks to the production lines for interfolded products and Kӧrber’s Customer Service

Syassky PPM expands its business in the Fold sector thanks to the production lines for interfolded products and Kӧrber’s Customer Service

In Russia, the demand for innovative, high-quality tissue products, including disposable items following the pandemic, has increased significantly in recent years. For this reason, Syassky PPM, one of the most important paper mills in Russia, already...

08-07-2021 Hits:147 European News

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Exits Investment in Water Treatment Leader Solenis

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Exits Investment in Water Treatment Leader Solenis

Sale Follows Company’s Continued Growth and Success Driving Sustainability and Operational Efficiency in Water-Intensive Industries Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) today announced an agreement under which its portfolio company, Solenis, wi...

07-07-2021 Hits:164 North American News

Essity invests in improved recycling of food and beverage cartons in France

Essity invests in improved recycling of food and beverage cartons in France

Global hygiene and health company Essity invests approximately EUR 11m (approximately SEK 110m) in its Hondouville mill in France, allowing to extract 98% of paper fibers contained in food and beverage cartons. Since 2008, Essity’s Hondouville mill...

06-07-2021 Hits:237 European News

BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs is introducing two new low grammages of their flagship cartonboard product, CrownBoard Prestige®. Made at KM7, the world’s most modern board machine, the two new low grammages are particularly interesting for the graphical industry. ...

06-07-2021 Hits:224 European News

Duni group announces the upcoming launch of fossil free premium napkins using OrganoClick's binders

Duni group announces the upcoming launch of fossil free premium napkins using OrganoClick's binders

For more than 10 years, OrganoClick has developed biobased and biodegradable binders that can replace fossil plastic binders in nonwoven and specialty paper. In collaboration with Duni, the leading manufacturer of premium napkins, completely fossil-f...

06-07-2021 Hits:209 European News

Koehler Paper sets new production speed record with Voith paper machine

Koehler Paper sets new production speed record with Voith paper machine

Designed as one of the most efficient specialty paper machines in the world, Koehler Paper commissioned Voith's production line 8 at its Kehl mill at the end of October 2019 - after a previous project time of only around two and a half years. Fast...

06-07-2021 Hits:159 European News

ANDRITZ is supplying major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for the world’s largest DP pulp mill

ANDRITZ is supplying major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for the world’s largest DP pulp mill

International technology group ANDRITZ is supplying major energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “STAR” in the city of Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo state, Brazil. The...

06-07-2021 Hits:167 South American News

Endress+Hauser Expands Partnership with Field Instruments and Controls

Endress+Hauser Expands Partnership with Field Instruments and Controls

Field Instruments and Controls is named Endress+Hauser’s Authorized Service Provider for OR, WA, and the ID panhandle. Endress+Hauser announces an expansion of its partnership with sales representative Field Instruments and Controls in the Pacific ...

02-07-2021 Hits:160 North American News

Suzano sets out a new, ambitious long-term biodiversity conservation target

Suzano sets out a new, ambitious long-term biodiversity conservation target

Clear commitment to connect and restore half a million hectares of Cerrado, Amazon and Atlantic Forest biomes in Brazil by 2030 Suzano, the world's leading eucalyptus pulp and paper producer and a global benchmark in the manufacture of bioproducts d...

28-06-2021 Hits:169 South American News

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

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

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

24-06-2021 Hits:458 European News

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

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

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

23-06-2021 Hits:315 Asian News

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

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

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

23-06-2021 Hits:182 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:183 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:328 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:175 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:173 European News

Kemira increases prices of AKD technologies in the APAC region

Kemira increases prices of AKD technologies in the APAC region

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

22-06-2021 Hits:171 Financial News

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

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

22-06-2021 Hits:232 European News

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

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

22-06-2021 Hits:194 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:267 European News

Verso Corporation Launches All-New Website

Verso Corporation Launches All-New Website

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

14-06-2021 Hits:220 North American News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:228 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:172 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:280 European News

The ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days: A complete success

The ZELLCHEMING Virtual Days: A complete success

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

14-06-2021 Hits:164 Exhibitions

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

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

14-06-2021 Hits:206 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:214 South American News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:247 Asian News

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

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

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

09-06-2021 Hits:206 European News

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

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

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

03-06-2021 Hits:280 European News

WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes

WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes

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

03-06-2021 Hits:220 North American News

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

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

03-06-2021 Hits:225 European News

Clearwater Paper Announces Closure of Neenah, Wisconsin Facility

Clearwater Paper Announces Closure of Neenah, Wisconsin Facility

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

02-06-2021 Hits:216 North American News

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

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

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

02-06-2021 Hits:226 Press Releases

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

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

02-06-2021 Hits:276 European News

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

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

02-06-2021 Hits:222 European News

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

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

27-05-2021 Hits:252 European News

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

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

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

27-05-2021 Hits:458 Asian News

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

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

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

27-05-2021 Hits:298 Asian News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:269 Asian News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:277 European News

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

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

25-05-2021 Hits:287 European News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:282 Asian News

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

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

25-05-2021 Hits:253 European News

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

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

25-05-2021 Hits:285 European News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:323 European News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:353 European News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:285 Asian News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:262 South American News

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

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

18-05-2021 Hits:598 European News

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

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

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

12-05-2021 Hits:411 North American News

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper increases prices for coated speciality papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper increases prices for coated speciality papers

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

12-05-2021 Hits:301 Financial News

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

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

07-05-2021 Hits:486 European News

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

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

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

07-05-2021 Hits:489 North American News

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

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

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

06-05-2021 Hits:584 Asian News

Sappi continues recovery in results for second financial quarter 2021

Sappi continues recovery in results for second financial quarter 2021

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

06-05-2021 Hits:393 Financial News

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

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

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

06-05-2021 Hits:402 Asian News

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

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

06-05-2021 Hits:437 European News

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

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

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

06-05-2021 Hits:384 North American News

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

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

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

05-05-2021 Hits:431 South American News

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

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

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

05-05-2021 Hits:418 Asian News

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

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

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

03-05-2021 Hits:393 European News

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

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

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

29-04-2021 Hits:411 Asian News

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

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

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

21-04-2021 Hits:465 South American News

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

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

21-04-2021 Hits:448 European News

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

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

21-04-2021 Hits:435 European News

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

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

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

14-04-2021 Hits:404 Asian News

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

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

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

14-04-2021 Hits:396 European News

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

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

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

14-04-2021 Hits:398 European News

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

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

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

14-04-2021 Hits:586 Financial News

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

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

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

14-04-2021 Hits:372 European News

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

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

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

13-04-2021 Hits:389 Asian News

Registration Now Open for 2021 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference

Registration Now Open for 2021 Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference

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

13-04-2021 Hits:602 Exhibitions

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

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

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

09-04-2021 Hits:383 European News

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

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

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

09-04-2021 Hits:403 Financial News

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

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

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

09-04-2021 Hits:521 European News

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

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

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

09-04-2021 Hits:470 European News

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

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

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

09-04-2021 Hits:386 European News

Maxco expands production with BW Papersystems triple-wall corrugator

Maxco expands production with BW Papersystems triple-wall corrugator

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

09-04-2021 Hits:471 North American News

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

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

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

30-03-2021 Hits:629 European News

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

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

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

25-03-2021 Hits:578 European News

Why you should use packaging robots for automatic reel bundles preparation

Why you should use packaging robots for automatic reel bundles preparation

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

23-03-2021 Hits:601 European News

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

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

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

23-03-2021 Hits:598 European News

Pasaban Upgrades Papel Aralar's Non-woven Paper Winder

Pasaban Upgrades Papel Aralar's Non-woven Paper Winder

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

23-03-2021 Hits:570 European News

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

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

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

22-03-2021 Hits:656 European News

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

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

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

17-03-2021 Hits:601 European News

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

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

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

15-03-2021 Hits:637 European News

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

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

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

10-03-2021 Hits:797 European News

Pasaban Focuses On Upgrades Of Paper And Cardboard Sheeters And Winders

Pasaban Focuses On Upgrades Of Paper And Cardboard Sheeters And Winders

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

08-03-2021 Hits:769 European News

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

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

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

05-03-2021 Hits:835 Asian News

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

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

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

04-03-2021 Hits:664 European News

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

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

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

22-02-2021 Hits:724 European News

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

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

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

19-02-2021 Hits:727 European News

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

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

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

19-02-2021 Hits:722 Asian News

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

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

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

19-02-2021 Hits:780 European News

International Paper's Board of Directors Elects DG Macpherson

International Paper's Board of Directors Elects DG Macpherson

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

19-02-2021 Hits:789 North American News

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

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

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

19-02-2021 Hits:850 European News

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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:42 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:42 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:57 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:57 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:68 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:89 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:158 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:170 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:171 European News

A.Celli Paper to supply a tissue production line to Ukraine’s Kochavinska Paper Factory

A.Celli Paper to supply a tissue production line to Ukraine’s Kochavinska Paper Factory

Kochavinska Paper Factory and A.Celli Paper signed a turnkey supply contract for a high efficiency iDEAL® tissue machine. A.Celli Paper is proud to announce that it will supply a tissue production line to the European tissue brand Kochavinska P...

09-07-2021 Hits:186 European News

Mondi launches extra-long digital formats (ELDFs) for its Color Copy original flagship range

Mondi launches extra-long digital formats (ELDFs) for its Color Copy original flagship range

Mondi extends its Color Copy original range with launch of ELDFs to meet the growing demand for digitally printed applications and offer more choice in the print market. Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, extends its Color Copy original...

09-07-2021 Hits:143 European News

Successful start-up of paper production line 2 supplied by Voith to Kipaş Kağıt in Söke

Successful start-up of paper production line 2 supplied by Voith to Kipaş Kağıt in Söke

On July 7th, Kipaş Kağıt successfully started up the first production line for board and packaging papers at its Söke site in western Turkey. As a full-line supplier, Voith supplied the entire plant with the latest production and automation technolog...

09-07-2021 Hits:162 European News

European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments

With the slowing down of the European economy and the sanitary restrictions, European paper and board consumption decreased by 5.3% in 2020 compared to 2019, totalling 71 million tonnes. Cepi members produced 85.2 million tonnes of paper and board, ...

09-07-2021 Hits:154 European News

Valmet receives the ninth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya in Russia

Valmet receives the ninth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya in Russia

Valmet will supply the ninth tissue line delivery, including an extensive automation package, to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya. The company has decided to invest in a new tissue machine at their new mill in Russia, with a target to meet the inc...

08-07-2021 Hits:146 European News

Syassky PPM expands its business in the Fold sector thanks to the production lines for interfolded products and Kӧrber’s Customer Service

Syassky PPM expands its business in the Fold sector thanks to the production lines for interfolded products and Kӧrber’s Customer Service

In Russia, the demand for innovative, high-quality tissue products, including disposable items following the pandemic, has increased significantly in recent years. For this reason, Syassky PPM, one of the most important paper mills in Russia, already...

08-07-2021 Hits:147 European News

Essity invests in improved recycling of food and beverage cartons in France

Essity invests in improved recycling of food and beverage cartons in France

Global hygiene and health company Essity invests approximately EUR 11m (approximately SEK 110m) in its Hondouville mill in France, allowing to extract 98% of paper fibers contained in food and beverage cartons. Since 2008, Essity’s Hondouville mill...

06-07-2021 Hits:237 European News

BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs is introducing two new low grammages of their flagship cartonboard product, CrownBoard Prestige®. Made at KM7, the world’s most modern board machine, the two new low grammages are particularly interesting for the graphical industry. ...

06-07-2021 Hits:224 European News

Duni group announces the upcoming launch of fossil free premium napkins using OrganoClick's binders

Duni group announces the upcoming launch of fossil free premium napkins using OrganoClick's binders

For more than 10 years, OrganoClick has developed biobased and biodegradable binders that can replace fossil plastic binders in nonwoven and specialty paper. In collaboration with Duni, the leading manufacturer of premium napkins, completely fossil-f...

06-07-2021 Hits:209 European News

Koehler Paper sets new production speed record with Voith paper machine

Koehler Paper sets new production speed record with Voith paper machine

Designed as one of the most efficient specialty paper machines in the world, Koehler Paper commissioned Voith's production line 8 at its Kehl mill at the end of October 2019 - after a previous project time of only around two and a half years. Fast...

06-07-2021 Hits:159 European News

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

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

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

24-06-2021 Hits:458 European News

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

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

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

23-06-2021 Hits:182 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:183 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:328 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:175 European News

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

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

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

22-06-2021 Hits:173 European News

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

Södra initiates OnceMore® investment – will tenfold production capacity

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

22-06-2021 Hits:232 European News

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

Lenzing expands innovative fiber identification technology to TENCELTM branded fibers

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

22-06-2021 Hits:194 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:267 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:228 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:172 European News

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

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

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

14-06-2021 Hits:280 European News

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

JAMES CROPPER HELPS SHREDHOUSE FULFIL PACKAGING DEMAND

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

14-06-2021 Hits:206 European News

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

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

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

09-06-2021 Hits:206 European News

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

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

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

03-06-2021 Hits:280 European News

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

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

03-06-2021 Hits:225 European News

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

Two champions of post-consumer textile recycling joining forces

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

02-06-2021 Hits:276 European News

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

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

02-06-2021 Hits:222 European News

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

Stora Enso divests its Sachsen Mill in Germany

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

27-05-2021 Hits:252 European News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:277 European News

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

UK Paper Hub secures SCA as a major new customer

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

25-05-2021 Hits:287 European News

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

Toscotec steps up Yankee hood efficiency with TT Drying Equilibrium

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

25-05-2021 Hits:253 European News

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

Stora Enso inaugurates its renewed containerboard mill in Oulu, Finland

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

25-05-2021 Hits:285 European News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:323 European News

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

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

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

25-05-2021 Hits:353 European News

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with Smurfit Kappa Nervion in Spain

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

18-05-2021 Hits:598 European News

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

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

07-05-2021 Hits:486 European News

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR FOR ITS PAPER BUSINESS

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

06-05-2021 Hits:437 European News

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

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

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

03-05-2021 Hits:393 European News

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner from KM7

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

21-04-2021 Hits:448 European News

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

Kemira appoints Terhi Kivinen as Chief Communications Officer

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

21-04-2021 Hits:435 European News

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