Pulp-Paperworld.com / European News
Monday, 18 July 2011 13:00

Torraspapel Backs PRINT POWER Campaign

The efficiency and sustainability of print media are the pillars of this Europe-wide campaign. PRINT POWER is a pan-European project which, backed by companies representing the entire print value chain, seeks to strengthen the position of print media within the…
Monday, 18 July 2011 12:00

Avilon shuts down temporarily

Avilon Ltd, part of Neo Industrial's Viscose Fibers business, is temporarily shutting down production in its Valkeakoski-based factory. The shutdown is due to viscose fiber's globally poor market situation. Viscose fiber market's weakening that started late spring is not only…
Holmen Paper has appointed Kenneth Ohlsson as the new manager of Hallsta Paper Mill. Kenneth Ohlsson, 49, currently production manager at Stora Enso's Hylte Paper Mill, succeeds Hannele Arvonen, who will leave Hallsta at the end of August to take…
Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH), recently began construction on a new nonionic synthetic thickener manufacturing facility in Alizay, France. The new manufacturing facility is scheduled for completion and start-up in late spring of 2012…
Thurpapier Model AG in Weinfelden, Switzerland, has been using the thermally-coated wire guide roll CeraGuide B by Voith Paper for more than a year in the forming section of PM 2 with very positive results. The fabric wear has been…
Twenty-two kids from grades 7 and 8 of the Lambertus primary school in Swalmen recently visited us to find out more about our environmentally friendly production processes. Their visit was part of the so-called Environmental Meetings Programme (EMP) in which…
Spain is going through a period of uncertainty and experiencing extremely high levels of unemployment, in particular among young people. The economic crisis is impacting many people. Rob Didden, export sales manager: “Nevertheless, our Spanish distributor, EurodelHarpas, has successfully worked…
The Vienna-based multinational paper trading company ROXCEL Group has today signed an agreement to purchase the paper manufacturer Brigl & Bergmeister and Vevce from the Prinzhorn Group, taking over complete ownership. Brigl & Bergmeister runs two production facilities in Niklasdorf/Austria…
The paper manufacturer Cartiere del Polesine commissioned Voith Paper Automation with the delivery of a new quality control system (QCS) for the BM 4 at the Cavanella Po plant in Italy. The OnQ Profilmatic basis weight CD profile control with…
Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper UK invites key sustainability managers to the Green Event, which will cover a variety of topics including green procurement, current climate issues, and active environmental projects. Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper UK is holding the Green Event…
Sonoco UK Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies and the world's largest producer of paperboard cans, has completed the acquisition of the assets of Robinson Paperboard Packaging Ltd., a…
Accuracy of Micro Motion® density meter removes need for expensive coating additives, enabling significant annual savings Cartiere del Garda is using a Micro Motion® density meter from Emerson Process Management to accurately measure the concentration of kaolin and other additives…
M-real Oyj, part of Metsäliitto, has signed an agreement to divest the entire share capital in M-real Hallein GmbH to the Schweighofer Group. M-real Hallein GmbH assets consist of the Hallein pulp mill, bioenergy plant, paper mill closed in 2009…
Metso has opened a new Metso Service Center in France, at Gainneville in the Normandy area. The new center, which covers 500 square meters of workshop, storage, training and office space, will further enhance Metso’s service support for local valve…
James Cropper Converting Ltd, part of James Cropper Plc, the Cumbrian papermakers have invested in a new drying system from Compact Engineering to increase the speed of the laminator at their Burneside, Kendal mill. Compact have a great deal of…