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More transparency, efficiency and safety thanks to Virtual Reality Solutions by Voith Paper

More transparency, efficiency and safety thanks to Virtual Reality Solutions by Voith Paper

On 26 June, during ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2018, Voith introduced its new smart service package, Virtual Reality Solutions by Voith Paper. It offers paper manufacturers the opportunity to have their new machine modeled in virtual reality. This means that Vo...

18-07-2018 Hits:44 European News

Latest market data demonstrate strong performance of European pulp and paper industry

Latest market data demonstrate strong performance of European pulp and paper industry

CEPI, the European association representing the pulp and paper industry, today released its annual market and industry review for 2017 which confirms, despite a challenging global environment, the strong performance of industry in Europe.“The 2017 fi...

18-07-2018 Hits:42 financial News

Swedish research breaks new ground – closer to a commercial paper battery

Swedish research breaks new ground – closer to a commercial paper battery

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University are making paper batteries a reality, paving the way for energy storage in packaging materials. BillerudKorsnäs and researchers at Uppsala University have together taken an important step towards the future’s p...

13-07-2018 Hits:173 European News

Valmet to supply a third Advantage tissue production line to Lila Group in Turkey

Valmet to supply a third Advantage tissue production line to Lila Group in Turkey

Valmet will supply a complete Valmet Advantage DCT 200 tissue line to the Turkish tissue manufacturer Lila Group in Corlu, 100 km west of Istanbul. The TM3 line will be equipped with all state-of-the-art options available including stock-preparation ...

13-07-2018 Hits:158 European News

Toscotec’s MODULO-PLUS fired up at Celupaper S.A., Argentina.

Toscotec’s MODULO-PLUS fired up at Celupaper S.A., Argentina.

Celupaper S.A. successfully started up PM4, a new MODULO-PLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec, at its Papelera Nicaragua mill, Argentina. The tissue machine started producing sellable paper immediately after start-up and is scheduled to reach the...

12-07-2018 Hits:117 South American News

Verso's Stevens Point Mill Celebrates 100 Years of Excellence in Specialty Papers

Verso's Stevens Point Mill Celebrates 100 Years of Excellence in Specialty Papers

Verso Corporation's (NYSE: VRS) Stevens Point Mill in Wisconsin this month celebrates a century of excellence in making specialty papers. With a 100-year tradition of innovation, passion and customer commitment that continues today, the Stevens Point...

12-07-2018 Hits:128 North American News

Kemira increases prices of sizing technologies

Kemira increases prices of sizing technologies

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, announces price increases for sizing technologies globally. Effective immediately or as contracts allow, the price of FennoSize ASA and AKD based offerings will inc...

12-07-2018 Hits:126 financial News

ANDRITZ acquires Diatec, Italy

ANDRITZ acquires Diatec, Italy

International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired a 70% stake in Diatec S.R.L., a leading manufacturer of converting machines for the hygiene and food packaging industries based in Collecorvino in the region of Pescara, Italy. The remaining 30% wil...

12-07-2018 Hits:120 European News

Valmet receives the 250th order for its successful Valmet Pulp Analyzer (Valmet MAP)

Valmet receives the 250th order for its successful Valmet Pulp Analyzer (Valmet MAP)

Valmet has received the 250th order for its successful Valmet Pulp Analyzer (Valmet MAP) for managing various applications regarding fiber furnish management at pulp and paper mills. The milestone analyzer will be installed at Sichuan Qianwei Fengshe...

12-07-2018 Hits:127 Asian News

BillerudKorsnäs will make a provision of SEK 450 million in the second quarter 2018

BillerudKorsnäs will make a provision of SEK 450 million in the second quarter 2018

BillerudKorsnäs has within the scope of the recently launched group-wide program for improved production efficiency decided to implement measures with the aim of strengthening the workplace efficiency and environment at several of the Group’s mills. ...

11-07-2018 Hits:122 financial News

Domtar Invests in Prisma Renewable Composites, LLC

Domtar Invests in Prisma Renewable Composites, LLC

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has just announced it has acquired a majority interest in Prisma Renewable Composites, LLC, a company focused on developing advanced materials from lignin and other natural resources. With its investment, Do...

11-07-2018 Hits:126 North American News

Paperboard is replacing plastic to reduce climate impact

Paperboard is replacing plastic to reduce climate impact

A number of global companies have replaced or are doing trials to replace the material in their gift cards – from plastic to paperboard. Sweden’s largest cinema chain, SF Bio, has taken the plunge and is now replacing all its cards. “When our card s...

10-07-2018 Hits:148 European News

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Rigid Paper Containers

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Rigid Paper Containers

Sonoco has just announced it is implementing a 4 percent price increase for all composite cans and corresponding metal ends in the United States and Canada, effective with shipments beginning August 1, 2018.   “Sonoco’s global sourcing power and com...

10-07-2018 Hits:121 North American News

Argynnis Group acquires French Solaronics

Argynnis Group acquires French Solaronics

Argynnis Group AB acquires the French company Solaronics SA. Consequently, the Group can now offer its customers a complete range of products and services in the non- contact drying based on infrared (IR) heating technology. Argynnis Group AB, forme...

09-07-2018 Hits:181 European News

Greycon provides APRIL Group with new planning software to improve customer service

Greycon provides APRIL Group with new planning software to improve customer service

Greycon is the world’s leading provider of production planning, forecasting, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems that have been designed specifically for roll-based and flat sheet industries. Greycon was recently appointed by the APRIL Gr...

09-07-2018 Hits:296 Asian News

Toscotec launches its key innovations at iT’s Tissue 2018.

Toscotec launches its key innovations at iT’s Tissue 2018.

Toscotec launched its latest innovations during iT’s Tissue 2018. The advanced technologies it presented at its NOWNEXT open house include: Toscotec’s S-Crescent Former and the new TADVISION® machine.  The S-Crescent is a high efficiency forming sec...

09-07-2018 Hits:161 European News

United States Department of Commerce Announces Termination of Supercalendered Paper CVD Order

United States Department of Commerce Announces Termination of Supercalendered Paper CVD Order

Resolute Forest Products Inc. is pleased to announce that the United States Department of Commerce is formally revoking the countervailing duty order on supercalendered (SC) paper from Canada, retroactive to August 3, 2015. Collection of cash deposit...

09-07-2018 Hits:143 North American News

Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put South African bioproduct innovation on the map

Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put South African bioproduct innovation on the map

With the world’s attention focused on finding greener solutions and cleaner technologies, opportunity is ripe for young scientists and engineers in the forest product and paper sectors to step up to the challenge. The International Council of For...

09-07-2018 Hits:194 Asian News

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Tours Pratt Industries Valparaiso

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Tours Pratt Industries Valparaiso

Our 100 percent recycled paper mill and adjacent box plant in Valparaiso, Indiana received a visit from Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch this week. Then Indiana Governor Mike Pence officially opened the mill in 2016 with a ceremonial ribb...

09-07-2018 Hits:177 North American News

ANDRITZ pulp drying plant achieves new world record at UPM’s Kymi mill, Finland

ANDRITZ pulp drying plant achieves new world record at UPM’s Kymi mill, Finland

The ANDRITZ pulp drying plant installed at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola, Finland, achieved a new record production capacity of 2,452 tons per day on May 31, 2018. In terms of specific drying capacity, this equals 389.2 tons per day and meter of working...

06-07-2018 Hits:212 European News

European News

More transparency, efficiency and safety thanks to…

On 26 June, during ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2018, Voith introduced its new smart service package, Virtual Reality Solutions by Voith Paper. It offers paper ma...

Swedish research breaks new ground – closer to a c…

BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University are making paper batteries a reality, paving the way for energy storage in packaging materials. BillerudKorsnä...

Valmet to supply a third Advantage tissue producti…

Valmet will supply a complete Valmet Advantage DCT 200 tissue line to the Turkish tissue manufacturer Lila Group in Corlu, 100 km west of Istanbul. Th...

ANDRITZ acquires Diatec, Italy

International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired a 70% stake in Diatec S.R.L., a leading manufacturer of converting machines for the hygiene and fo...

American News

Toscotec’s MODULO-PLUS fired up at Celupaper S.A., Argentina.

Celupaper S.A. successfully started up PM4, a new MODULO-PLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec, at its Papelera Nicaragua mill, Argentina. The tiss...

Verso's Stevens Point Mill Celebrates 100 Years of Excellence in Specialty Papers

Verso Corporation's (NYSE: VRS) Stevens Point Mill in Wisconsin this month celebrates a century of excellence in making specialty papers. With a 100-y...

Domtar Invests in Prisma Renewable Composites, LLC

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has just announced it has acquired a majority interest in Prisma Renewable Composites, LLC, a company focuse...

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Rigid Paper Containers

Sonoco has just announced it is implementing a 4 percent price increase for all composite cans and corresponding metal ends in the United States and C...

Oceania News

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started u…

Toscotec is confirmed as global supplier of Steel Yankee Dryers, with installations across five continents.  Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec ...

PMP to supply intelli-jet v® hydraulic headbox to …

In April 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Australian Paper for delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox for their pa...

Valmet and Orora's Botany Mill renewed the service…

Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year agreement to continue the supply of maintenance and technology services for board making line 'B9' a...

Australia Pulp Expansion Now Possible: Pulp & …

Australia could be on the cusp of a pulp production expansion over the coming years, as domestic demand for pulp increases. Australia's pulp consum...

Asian News

Valmet receives the 250th order for its successful…

Valmet has received the 250th order for its successful Valmet Pulp Analyzer (Valmet MAP) for managing various applications regarding fiber furnish man...

Greycon provides APRIL Group with new planning sof…

Greycon is the world’s leading provider of production planning, forecasting, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems that have been designed sp...

Young forestry and paper researchers urged to put …

With the world’s attention focused on finding greener solutions and cleaner technologies, opportunity is ripe for young scientists and engineers in ...

Valmet to supply a Valmet Pulp Analyzer to UPM in …

Valmet has received an order for a Valmet Pulp Analyzer (Valmet MAP) from UPM in China. The Valmet MAP with freeness module and optional Fiber Image m...

Financial News

Latest market data demonstrate strong performance …

CEPI, the European association representing the pulp and paper industry, today released its annual market and industry review for 2017 which confirms,...

Kemira increases prices of sizing technologies

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, announces price increases for sizing technologies globally. Effe...

BillerudKorsnäs will make a provision of SEK 450 m…

BillerudKorsnäs has within the scope of the recently launched group-wide program for improved production efficiency decided to implement measures with...

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for All Uncoate…

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) has just announced it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the Unite...

Energy News

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK …

When Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill in Cumbria, UK, took the decision to invest in a bio mass boiler in order to switch its energy sourcing f...

Sun and wind instead of gas

Fossil fuels will become increasing scarce in the future. So we are investigating the possibility of using all kinds of alternatives to gas as an ener...

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Aw…

Kemira's site in Helsingborg, Sweden has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2016 for industrial symbiosis that facilitates sharing r...

Emerson announces new energy management informatio…

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Proces...