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Metsä Tissue, producer of tissue and cooking papers, posted net sales of 478 (456) million euros for January-June. Operating profit excluding non-recurring items dropped to 10 million euros (31). Net sales showed a year-on-year increase of roughly 5 per cent…
Luc Schultheiss is to be the Group’s new Chief Financial Officer – Fernando Fuenzalida is moving to the Supervisory Board Changes to the top management of the Endress+Hauser Group: Dr Luc Schultheiss (49) is moving to the Executive Board from…
SCA is acquiring 95 percent of the Turkish hygiene products company San Saglik, producer of incontinence care products, from the family-owned MT Group. The purchase consideration corresponds to SEK 95m on a debt-free basis. San Saglik has rapidly captured market…
Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, is making multi-million dollar investments in three of its European uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) mills to improve their energy efficiency, product range and…
BASF will consolidate the production of PAM beads into its Bradford facility, Great Britain, where the company operates a backward integrated production plant with worldwide supply capability Significant investment will be made to increase and upgrade the bead capacity at…
Chiampo is the second Burgo Group paper mill to have achieved UNI EN 15593:2008 certification for "Management of hygiene in the production of packaging for foodstuffs" related to manufacturing of coated and uncoated papers. This certification, which was achieved through…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Stora Enso Narew Sp. z o.o. to supply a complete OCC line, including rejects treatment, for a new 455,000 t/a board machine to be located in Ostroleka, Poland. Start-up is scheduled…
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 11:00

Ireland Requests PEFC Endorsement

The Irish Forest Certification Standard is seeking endorsement by PEFC for the first time, and interested parties from around the world are encouraged to participate in the global public consultation, an important element of the independent assessment process, by 22…
Metso will supply six TwinRoll Evolution wash presses with related additional services and equipment to four Swedish pulp mills. The wash presses, scheduled to start up between end of 2011 and mid 2012, will help the mills to increase their…
Rondo Ganahl, the Austrian manufacturer of premium corrugated cardboard, recently invested in a new quality control system for the PM 2 in Frastanz. Among other adaptations, the existing measuring system was replaced by a new Voith LSC scanner with moisture,…
Stora Enso is continuing to implement its Wood Products Business Area’s strategy to improve profitability by constructing a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Zdírec Sawmill in the Czech Republic. The EUR 21 million investment will optimise energy…
Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is launching new versatile products for narrow-web printing at this year's Labelexpo Europe exhibition in Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 28 - Oct. 1. Technical sales and applications experts from Ashland…
VIDA PAPER , Lessebo mill, Sweden, will commence production of dissolving pulp. Due to the need for improved pulp cleaning, the mill has chosen Noss AB, Sweden as supplier for cleaning equipment. The mill has decided to install a RADICLONE…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired Iggesund Tools International AB, headquartered in Iggesund, Sweden, including its subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, and other countries. The acquired companies have approximately 160 employees and generate annual sales of about 25 MEUR. It…
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…