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Caroline Sundewall and Marie Hallén were elected as new board members of Södra at today's Annual General Meeting. Caroline Sundewall started out as a financial controller, then switched to journalism and is today a consultant and board professional with years…
Every Swedish krona invested in improved quality can yield 5-10 kronor in payback For years ABB has offered its optimization service, Paper Machine Fingerprint, to the paper industry. This solution gives papermakers an assessment of their entire production process so…
Thursday, 19 May 2011 09:45

ABB's Listening for red flags

A new early-warning system finds problems with large induction motors before disaster can strike. Motors and generators manufacturer ABB is offering a new condition monitoring service for large induction motors, ABB MACHsense-P, that acts like a skilled doctor with a…
Södra Cell is to start producing and selling the biodegradable composite material, DuraPulp, at its Värö mill. Production is scheduled to commence after the summer. "DuraPulp is a material that is making a very timely appearance. It can replace plastics…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received another order from Holmen AB’s subsidiary, Iggesund Paperboard Ltd., to deliver a wood-based biomass receiving and handling system for Iggesund’s paperboard mill Workington in Cumbria, UK. The start-up is scheduled for April 2013. The…
Södra Cell has announce a price increase for Softwood Pulps in Europe. New price valid from June 1st is USD 1040, price valid until further notice.
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, plans to divest the entire Gohrsmühle mill in Germany or alternatively parts of the mill separately based on a Paper Park concept. In case the divestment would turn out to be unsuccessful M-real commences…
Stora Enso’s Fine Paper Business Area is re-evaluating its working methods and building a new business model to increase cost competitiveness. According to the plans, Stora Enso would restructure operations at Nymölla Mill in Sweden. At Uetersen Mill in Germany…
Thursday, 28 April 2011 09:30

The Mantova Paper Mill on exhibition

Burgo Group is sponsoring Pier Luigi Nervi, Architettura come sfida (Pier Luigi Nervi, Architecture as a challenge), an itinerant exhibition which is coming to Torino Esposizioni from 29 April to 17 July. The Turin edition, Torino, la committenza industriale, le…
Tuesday, 26 April 2011 09:30

Mantova is FSC certified

Good news for the Mantua paper mill. After having obtained the EMAS registration, the plant has just received the FSC® 100% recycled certification; this attests that fibres used for the production of certified newsprint paper are 100% recycled and that…
Sonoco Alcore S.a.r.l. will increase the price of coreboard and uncoated recycled board in Europe by 40 Euros/ 35 GBP effective May 9, 2011. This price increase is an addition to the earlier price increase announced in February 2011. "Recovered…
Mats Berencreutz has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SCA’s global hygiene business, i.e. tissue and personal care products. At the same time, Magnus Groth has been appointed new President of SCA’s tissue operations in Europe. Mats Berencreutz is…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Holmen AB’s subsidiary Iggesund Paperboard Ltd. to deliver a biomass boiler island for Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Ltd. in Cumbria, United Kingdom. Commissioning and start-up of the boiler are scheduled for April…
The Swiss specialty chemical company Clariant has published its 2010 Sustainability Report. Over the course of 60 pages, the company describes how sustainability and innovation go hand in hand along Clariant’s entire value chain. The data, which are collected at…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding a divestment of the Premium Paper business to a sister company of Papierwerke Lenk AG. The divestment would include the complete Premium Paper business and related…