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Wednesday, 29 September 2010 09:00

UPM papers part of the winning formula

The WAN-IFRA International Newspaper Color Quality Club membership winners for the years 2010-2012 have been chosen. According to the global organisation of the world's newspapers and news publishers 109 different titles achieved the membership this time. Out of these the…
Monday, 27 September 2010 08:11

SCA enters into R&D cooperation

SCA has entered into a long-term cooperation agreement with BioGaia with the aim of developing new health-oriented products. The objective is to combine BioGaia’s expertise in the field of probiotic bacteria and applications technologies with SCA’s distribution network and know-how…
Metso Foundries Jyväskylä has on Thursday, September 16, concluded the personnel negotiations started on July 1, 2010, concerning temporary layoffs and personnel reductions. The measures taken on the basis of the negotiations, targeting at increased competitiveness, will affect 70 persons…
Friday, 24 September 2010 08:30

Change in Ahlstrom's Executive Management Team

Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announces a change in its Executive Management Team. Deputy of President and CEO Risto Anttonen, who is responsible for business development, will retire by December 31, 2010. His responsibilities will be…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, is planning to increase the annual folding boxboard capacity of Simpele mill by about 80 000 tonnes. At the same time the sheeting capacity is planned to be expanded. The total value of the…
SCA – the world's third-largest hygiene company – inaugurated a personal care plant in Russia. The facility is located in Veniov, in the Tula Region south of Moscow. The investment is valued at approximately EUR 85m and is the first…
Tuesday, 21 September 2010 12:02

SGS unveils it's 2014 strategic plan

At a meeting held during the weekend in Montreux (Switzerland), SGS launched with 150 of its key business leaders the next stage in the Groups' long history, unveiling a new four year strategic plan to 2014.  The Plan has been…
Pöyry has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for a tall oil plant by Zellstoff Pöls AG in Austria. The value of the contract is about EUR 1.6 million and it will be executed over a period of…
Hildemar Böhm (51), previously CEO of the GEA Mechanical Equipment Segment, has been appointed the new Chairman of the Management Board of Körber PaperLink GmbH, and is consequently assuming overall responsibility for the Körber Group’s Paper Division. At the same…
Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting on March 30, 2010 authorized the Board of Directors to decide on a donation of a maximum of EUR 2.5 million to universities. On the basis of the decision made by the Annual General Meeting,…
UPM's Timber business will curtail its production in Finland during the fourth quarter of 2010. Demand for sawn timber has decreased and due to the seasonal changes demand is estimated to further slow down towards the end of the year.…
Wednesday, 15 September 2010 12:00

Environmental Court of Appeal confirms sanction

On September 14, 2010 the Environmental Court of Appeal decided that Billerud, in accordance with the decision from the Environmental Court and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, is to pay a sanction of approximately SEK 19.5 million. On 10 December…
Magali Depras has announced that she will resign from her position as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and member of the Executive Board of Brødrene Hartmann A/S to seek new challenges outside of the egg and packaging industry. Magali Depras will…
Tuesday, 14 September 2010 14:00

New dryer hood reduces energy consumption

The Energietransitie Papierketen is an industry-wide innovation initiative. The goal is to achieve an energy saving of 50 percent throughout the supply chain by 2020. Van Houtum is a participant in a project that focuses on reducing dryer energy consumption.…
Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, will exhibit a number of new products at the PacTec Exhibition, September 21-24, 2010. Held at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre,…