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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,…
UPM Shotton paper mill have struck a long term deal with waste management company, PHS Special Contracts, part of PHS Wastetech, to reprocess all of its rejected material into valuable products. The paper mill already recycles 650,000 tonnes of recovered…
Mondi launches its new digital printing paper brand DNS®: Digital Needs Specialists Mondi expands its digital printing portfolio to include DNS®, the new paper brand that offers professional printers a single solution for multiple applications on all digital printing presses.…
Stora Enso will, subject to decisions by the respective German corporate bodies, permanently shut down the 195 000 tonnes per year newsprint machine at Maxau Mill in Germany by the end of November 2010. Newsprint production at Maxau will end…
A consortium of Yorkshire printers and designers led by Print Yorkshire - focusing on the development of products incorporating printed electronic elements is very close to a commercially produced and a commercially acceptable product. The consortium successfully bid for funding…
Brødrene Hartmann A/S has appointed Michael Rohde Pedersen as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of the Group's Executive Board.  Michael Rohde Pedersen will join Hartmann on 15 September 2010. Michael Rohde Pedersen is 53 years old and comes from…
The Board of Rottneros has approved an investment of SEK 60m for a new biological water treatment plant at Vallvik Mill. This investment is one of the stages of the investment programme presented at the end of 2009, at the…