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BASF has completed the announced divestiture of the production site for styrene-butadiene-based paper dispersions in Pischelsdorf, Austria to Synthomer Austria GmbH, a subsidiary of the British specialty chemicals manufacturer Synthomer plc. Consent by the competent antitrust authorities has been obtained.…
BARRICOTE® stands for a range of particularly environmentally friendly and at the same time very effective barrier papers for food packaging from Mitsubishi HiTec Paper. In order to meet the stringent requirements for food safety, the mills in Bielefeld and…
Turkish coated cardboard producer, Kartonsan has appointed Greycon to implement its full range of solutions including opt-Studio for production planning, X-Trim for trim optimisation and GreyconMill as Manufacturing Execution System at its facilities in Turkey. Kartonsan is the leading coated…
Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, BASF will increase prices for wet-end paper chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by 4 to 12 percent, effective February 1, 2018 or as…
Europac Viana PM4 vacuum system is fully installed and fulfills all guarantees. This turn-key vacuum system rebuild project includes five (5) Ecopump Turbos, one low vacuum EP Blower, new Ecodrop water separators and full Ecoflow system. Turnkey delivery includes equipment,…
The Lucca-based Group continues its development in the markets of paper for hygienic and sanitary use in Europe Lucart welcomes 2018 with a major investment aimed at strengthening its market position in the Iberian peninsula, through the acquisition of the…
Södra is raising its purchase price for pulpwood and pine logs. Demand for both softwood and hardwood pulp is high, while the market for sawn timber remains strong. To ensure continued high levels of supply, Södra is raising its purchase…
We are proud to announce that we recently initiated a cooperation with the local sprint athletics Claudia Payton from Värmland county in Sweden. Claudia is 19 years old and already has multiple athletics merits. She is aiming at the Olympic…
Electric motor failure can strike even with the best preventative measures in place, and it can be difficult to know just what to do. As business downtime and losses mount, it’s very easy to make a panicked decision over whether…
The two KB2300 board sheeters will contribute to the British plant to continue offering a high-quality product alongside impeccable service. Iggesund, an important Swedish group and a benchmark in the board mills on a global scale, produces two of the…
Metsä Board, the leading producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards launched the Better with Less – Design Challenge last November. This international packaging design competition aims to find new more environmentally-friendly and functional packaging solutions for some of the world’s…
Customers now can streamline anilox and gravure roll care by bundling cleaning and analysis technology Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)—a division of Barry-Wehmiller and a leading supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the tissue, nonwovens and package-printing industries worldwide—is pleased…
Valmet is improving work safety and ensuring high-quality roll cover production also in the future by investing in the state-of-the-art equipment for polyurethane and composite covering in Jyväskylä, Finland. The investment was completed at the end of 2017. "We put…
UPM and Åbo Akademi University expand their cooperation by signing a frame agreement covering several fields of research. UPM and Åbo Akademi University have previously already cooperated in biomedicals research which is one of Åbo Akademi University's spearhead fields and…
Introduction - Cyber security is not a new topic, but it is increasingly a central factor in modern risk management in the industrial sector. Nevertheless, it is not just about management of risk but also a matter of personal responsibility.…
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