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Wednesday, 24 November 2010 13:30

Mondi wins three of the 2010 PPI Awards

Mondi wins at the 2010 PPI Awards gala on November 16, 2010 in Brussels, Belgium. Vienna, November 19, 2010– Mondi, the global paper and packaging company accepted 3 awards at the 2010 PPI awards in categories for company, mill, and…
Metso has signed an agreement with UPM Kymmene for the replacement of the ageing Quality Control System in Papeteries de Docelles (France). Start-up of the project is planned at the end of August 2011. The value of the replacement project…
Independent tests carried out recently on behalf of M-real Consumer Packaging have confirmed that lighter weight primary fibre based kraftliners provide better corrugated box compression strength than heavier weight white lined chipboard (WLC) or testliners containing recycled fibres.  Both cost…
Marco Mensink, CEPI Energy and Environment Director, explains Climate Change in the European paper industry as well as water balance.
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 08:30

Play Duplex and Mosaico on TV.

Play Duplex and the Lugo di Vicenza paper mill will be the protagonists in 2011 of an episode of the How do they do it? programme - broadcast by Discovery Channel network - devoted to disclose the tricks behind the…
60 “fat free” packaging concepts from students and non-professional designers all over Europe participated in the second edition of SCA Packaging’s Design Challenge. Both of the winning concepts are light bulb packages. The jury’s prize Karin Hartman and Per Eldénius…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, has concluded the statutory negotiations at the Simpele mill. To improve the profitability of the mill M-real started on 24 September 2010 the statutory negotiations concerning the potential transfer of the Simpele speciality paper…
A new, fully automatic packaging line has been commissioned at the Ortviken’s paper mill. The SEK 48 m investment will eliminate a bottleneck and ensure that higher productivity in the paper machines can be packaged, while simultaneously reducing staffing. The…
Tuesday, 09 November 2010 09:19

FSC to host Q&A session at London Pulp Week

As part of the program for London Pulp Week, FSC and FSC UK will host a Q & A session and discussion platform for the pulp and paper industry. This session complements the BWPA and Hawkins Wright Symposium, of which…
Global AC drive manufacturer Vacon will introduce a new product family of Vacon 100 Motor Mountable AC drives at the electric automation fair SPS/IPC/DRIVES 2010 in Nuremberg, Germany on 23 November 2010. Designed for extremely harsh environments, the new AC…
Stora Enso will exercise its right to redeem all of the USD 421 million bond maturing in May 2011 through a make whole process. The bond will be redeemed on 9 December 2010.                                                 “The reason for the make whole is…
International technology Group ANDRITZ will deliver two PrimeLine high-speed tissue machines, each with a design speed of 2,100 m/min and a width of 5.6 m, to Ganzhou Hwagain Paper Products in China. The start-up for the machines is scheduled for 2012 and…
Thursday, 04 November 2010 08:32

Rottneros: Production resumed at Vallvik Mill

The shutdown for maintenance work and to implement investments approved for Vallvik Mill, which lasted for a period of almost three weeks, has now come to an end and production is back on track. The two investments agreed at the…
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 08:54

ANDRITZ acquires RITZ Pumpenfabrik, Germany

International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract to acquire RITZ Pumpenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, based in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, including various affiliates. The company has approximately 280 employees and generates annual sales of about 40 MEUR. It was…
Friday, 29 October 2010 12:30

Next leap in performance

Powerflute’s® long-term development program continues! After the headbox investment, paper profile improvements and product specification upgrades, we have now taken the next step. In accordance with our long-term plan, we have now focused on better managing the pulp-cooking and fibre-treatment…