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SPM Instrument has been commissioned to install SPM HD on four wash presses at Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner in Piteå, Sweden. The SPM HD measuring technique, a sophisticated enhancement of the SPM method, is particularly well suited for condition monitoring of…
Effective immediately, BASF increases prices in Europe for resins and additives for the coatings, printing and packaging industries by 5 - 12 % as existing contracts allow. The price increase affects, but is not limited to, the following product ranges:…
Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO of UPM, has been selected as the RISI European CEO of the Year for the pulp and paper industry for 2011. European analysts and portfolio managers covering the forest products industry choose the European CEO…
Sari Pajari (42) has been appointed SVP, Business Development and a member of the Corporate Management Team of M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group. Her main responsibilities are business development and Total Quality Management. Pajari starts in the new position…
Epotal Eco contributes to the development of biodegradable packaging materials As producer of Epotal ® Eco, BASF shall forthwith be able to offer the first compostable water-based adhesive certified by the German Technical Inspection Agency TÜV. “Biologically degradable adhesives will…
SCA has decided to implement three internal changes to the Corporate Senior Management Team. Christoph Michalski has been appointed new President of SCA Global Hygiene Category. Christoph Michalski currently holds the position of President of SCA Asia Pacific. Ulf Söderström…
The Burgo Group plant in Treviso is the first Italian paper mill, and one of the first in Europe, to have achieved UNI EN 15593:2008 certification for "Management of hygiene in the production of packaging for foodstuffs". This certification, which…
Tuesday, 18 January 2011 01:40

W+D Direct Marketing Solutions thrusts ahead

The envelope inserting specialist W+D Direct Marketing Solutions GmbH is making a dynamic start to the new year. The company from Löhne, Germany, which has belonged to the Paper Division of the Köber Group since October 2010, is registering an…
The Print Media Academy in Heidelberg and in Kuala Lumpur together with Heidelberg Thailand will jointly be hosting the next Winter University 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 20 to March 24, 2011. The four-day intensive seminar at the Shangri-La…
European Commission has authorised a Swedish grant of SEK 90 million to development of a LignoBoost demonstration plant at a Swedish pulp mill. LignoBoost will enable the mill to replace the fossil fuel in the lime kiln with lignin, reducing…
Wednesday, 12 January 2011 10:47

Norske Skog sells properties

Norske Skog has entered into an agreement concerning sale of Klosterøya to a consortium consisting of Conceptor Eiendomsutvikling AS and Bratsberg Gruppen AS, and has at the same time also finalised sale of a property at Nedre Ranheim. The total…
Stora Enso is strengthening its leading position in corrugated packaging in the growth markets of Central and Eastern Europe by renewing containerboard capacity at its Ostrołęka Mill in Poland. The EUR 285 million investment project is scheduled to be completed…
Tembec has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Tembec Tartas SAS will be making an investment in a green energy project at its specialty dissolving pulp mill located in Tartas, France. The project, which includes a new 18 megawatt steam…
Sunday, 09 January 2011 11:04

Hildemar Böhm takes helm

As already announced, there has been a change in the senior management of the Körber Group’s Paper Division. Hildemar Böhm (51), previously CEO of the Mechanical Equipment Segment within the GEA Group, took up his new position as Chairman of…
Pöyry's Energy business group has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for a tall oil plant of Mörrum Mill in Sweden by Södra Cell AB. The value of the assignment is not disclosed. The project will be executed…