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A.Celli and its intralogistics solutions at MIAC 2022

A.Celli and its intralogistics solutions at MIAC 2022

A.Celli will show the R-WAY® range of products dedicated to the automation of the intralogistics operations for any tissue and paper production plant, focusing on their benefits in terms of sustainability. In occasion of MIAC 2022, the most importan...

30-09-2022 Hits:83 European News

Valmet to supply key technology for Cheng Loong’s new board machine in Vietnam

Valmet to supply key technology for Cheng Loong’s new board machine in Vietnam

Valmet will supply the Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company with key process technology for its new containerboard machine 23 (BM 23) at the company’s Ben Cat mill in Binh Duong Province in Vietnam. Valmet’s delivery includes approach flow systems, h...

30-09-2022 Hits:133 Asian News

Cartiera Confalone achieves top performances on Toscotec’s tissue line

Cartiera Confalone achieves top performances on Toscotec’s tissue line

The AHEAD 2.2 tissue machine supplied by Toscotec to Cartiera Confalone is operating at the maximum speed and is largely exceeding its guaranteed production capacity. After start-up of this turnkey tissue line in September 2021, Toscotec has followed...

30-09-2022 Hits:98 European News

Valmet to supply a coated board making line to a customer in the Asia-Pacific region

Valmet to supply a coated board making line to a customer in the Asia-Pacific region

Valmet will supply a coated board making line with automation and Industrial Internet solutions as well as spare parts and consumables packages to one of its customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The board making line with high productivity will prod...

30-09-2022 Hits:102 Asian News

Shanying Suzhou Paper commissions Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines for the production of corrugating medium

Shanying Suzhou Paper commissions Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines for the production of corrugating medium

In August, the Chinese paper manufacturer Shanying Suzhou Paper commissioned Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines with comprehensive digitalization and automation solutions as well as services and spare parts packages for its new site in in&nb...

30-09-2022 Hits:96 Asian News

A.Celli to provide spunmelt nonwoven treatment solutions to Manjushree Spntek, India

A.Celli to provide spunmelt nonwoven treatment solutions to Manjushree Spntek, India

The company based in the south of India chose A.Celli Nonwovens for the supply of a new medical spunmelt treatment line, rewinders and an automated packaging system for their Bangalore based greenfield plant. A.Celli is pleased to welcome Manjushree...

30-09-2022 Hits:85 Asian News

The Echo of Tissue Paper Industry from AMACO to the world

The Echo of Tissue Paper Industry from AMACO to the world

Amaco Group, the leading manufacturer of Tissue paper Converting machines, held the activities of the "Open House", which it organizes periodically in Sidon, to meet partners, specialists and experts and to review its latest innovations, solutions an...

30-09-2022 Hits:95 Press Releases

Metsä Tissue's renewed tissue paper machine in Mänttä goes into continuous production – production capacity increases and carbon footprint diminishes

Metsä Tissue's renewed tissue paper machine in Mänttä goes into continuous production – production capacity increases and carbon footprint diminishes

Metsä Tissue's, part of Metsä Group, renewed the tissue paper machine at the Mänttä mill and has moved from the trial run phase to continuous production. The renewed paper machine will be used to produce fresh fibre-based tissue paper products, espec...

29-09-2022 Hits:141 European News

Voith and Toscotec Participate in the 54ᵗʰ ABTCP International Pulp and Paper Exhibition

Voith and Toscotec Participate in the 54ᵗʰ ABTCP International Pulp and Paper Exhibition

Voith and Toscotec will participate in the 54th ABTCP International Pulp and Paper Exhibition, to be held on October 4-6 at the Transamerica Expo Center, in São Paulo. The Voith Group’s booth will be showcasing the company’s innovative solutions to ...

29-09-2022 Hits:104 South American News

Toscotec supports sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec supports sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec will sponsor Pianeta Terra Festival, a celebration of sustainability in all its shapes and forms running from 6th to 9th October in Lucca, Italy. Organized by publisher Laterza and directed by internationally renowned plant neurobiologist an...

27-09-2022 Hits:196 European News

Walki Group starts as a distributor and converter for Paptic® materials

Walki Group starts as a distributor and converter for Paptic® materials

Paptic Ltd and Walki Group have announced their strategic distribution and converting partnership today. Walki is the first exclusive distributor for the Paptic® materials. This agreement iterates companies’ willingness to drive growth and build stro...

27-09-2022 Hits:164 European News

Australia packaging market to witness 1.7% CAGR between 2021–26, driven by paper & board, predicts GlobalData

Australia packaging market to witness 1.7% CAGR between 2021–26, driven by paper & board, predicts GlobalData

The Australian packaging market is set to witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7% from 47.6 billion units in 2021 to 51.9 billion units in 2026, led by an increase in demand for paper & board in packaging, predicts GlobalData, a lead...

26-09-2022 Hits:241 Oceania News

With AiroGuide Tune Green, Voith launches the first DIN CERTCO-certified bio-based guide roll cover for more sustainable paper production

With AiroGuide Tune Green, Voith launches the first DIN CERTCO-certified bio-based guide roll cover for more sustainable paper production

With the AiroGuide Tune Green, Voith is setting a new standard in the field of papermaking products made of renewable raw materials. As the latest member of the AiroGuide guide roll cover family, AiroGuide Tune Green is certified according to the int...

22-09-2022 Hits:280 European News

AGE Industries Announces New Equipment to Increase Efficiency and Throughput

AGE Industries Announces New Equipment to Increase Efficiency and Throughput

Upgrades will substantially reduce lead times and improve plant safety   AGE Industries, Ltd, a leading supplier of custom paper tubes, innovative packaging and shipping solutions, announces the addition of two flexo /folder/gluers, two un...

22-09-2022 Hits:280 North American News

Paper products often carry a label showing that they are certified. But what does that really mean?

Paper products often carry a label showing that they are certified. But what does that really mean?

By Kathi Rowzie, President, Two Sides North America Simply put, certification labels are a quick and easy way to tell consumers that the wood fiber in the paper products they buy and use comes from sustainably managed forests. The certification syst...

22-09-2022 Hits:274 North American News

Sustainability in practice – ANDRITZ introduces performing technology solutions at MIAC

Sustainability in practice – ANDRITZ introduces performing technology solutions at MIAC

International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative technologies for sustainable paper production at MIAC 2022, booth #72, in Lucca, Italy, October 12-14, 2022. The ANDRITZ main motto for this year's MIAC is Sustainability in Pr...

21-09-2022 Hits:315 European News

Körber Business Area Tissue’s Tissue Innovation Days to start again on September 27 and October 4

Körber Business Area Tissue’s Tissue Innovation Days to start again on September 27 and October 4

Over the course of these two days customers and partners will be able to discover the innovations that Körber Business Area Tissue is developing in the automation and digital fields In order to meet the needs of all customers and partners there are ...

21-09-2022 Hits:315 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products

Due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation Sappi Europe has announced a price increase to its Coated Mechanical reels. The adjustment will range between 6-9% and will be implemented during the month of Octo...

21-09-2022 Hits:270 European News

European Carton Excellence Award winners announced

European Carton Excellence Award winners announced

2022 winners highlight innovation and sustainability in recycled and virgin fibre-based packaging The judges of the 2022 European Carton Excellence Awards have revealed the winners of the 2022 competition. Rutgers Printing & Packaging Solutions ...

19-09-2022 Hits:317 European News

Kemira announces energy surcharge for all product lines in North America

Kemira announces energy surcharge for all product lines in North America

Kemira is implementing a 4% energy surcharge for all Pulp and Paper processes and functional chemistries across North America for all non-contract customers, effective October 1, 2022. The surcharge announced in April for inorganic coagulants sold th...

19-09-2022 Hits:264 North American News

Smurfit Kappa acquires packaging plant in Rio de Janeiro

Smurfit Kappa acquires packaging plant in Rio de Janeiro

The purchase of PaperBox expands both the company’s presence in Brazil and its product portfolio Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading suppliers of paper-based packaging, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire PaperBox, a packaging pla...

19-09-2022 Hits:267 South American News

New design of the successful automation solution OnQ FormingSens ensures optimized real-time measurement of water weight in the forming section

New design of the successful automation solution OnQ FormingSens ensures optimized real-time measurement of water weight in the forming section

OnQ FormingSens has a long track record of benefitting paper manufacturers of different grades, with more than 100 systems are already in use in the forming section worldwide. Thanks to microwave technology, the leading solution measures fluctuations...

19-09-2022 Hits:357 European News

Toscotec to showcase breakthrough innovations at MIAC 2022

Toscotec to showcase breakthrough innovations at MIAC 2022

Toscotec will showcase technological breakthroughs designed for the paper mill of the future at MIAC 2022 from 12th to 14th October in Lucca, Italy. Toscotec has developed two paper drying innovations aimed to cut direct greenhouse gas emissions to ...

15-09-2022 Hits:247 European News

Arbor Month - Why South African businesses going paperless can do more harm than good

Arbor Month - Why South African businesses going paperless can do more harm than good

By Jane Molony, executive director of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) With South Africa celebrating Arbor Month in September, it is a good time to appreciate the role that all trees play in greening our cities, as a foo...

13-09-2022 Hits:303 Press Releases

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper site to Schwarz Produktion

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper site to Schwarz Produktion

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper production site in Germany, and all related assets to Schwarz Produktion, part of Schwarz Group, one of the top retailers in the world. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 210 million...

13-09-2022 Hits:307 European News

Industry veteran Carlos Reinoso joins ETS Board

Industry veteran Carlos Reinoso joins ETS Board

Reinforcing Tissue Industry management and bringing particular EU expertise European Tissue Symposium (ETS) is delighted to announce that Carlos Reinoso has been appointed as vice chairman with immediate effect. Reinoso, who holds a master’s degree...

07-09-2022 Hits:690 European News

Digital testing solutions from emtec Electronic onsite at ABTCP to help meet sustainability goals in papermaking

Digital testing solutions from emtec Electronic onsite at ABTCP to help meet sustainability goals in papermaking

The 54th annual Pulp and Paper International Congress and Exhibition in São Paulo, Brazil from October 4-6, 2022 will focus on technological trends, governance and innovation in the context of promoting greater sustainability. emtec Electronic GmbH ...

05-09-2022 Hits:551 European News

Metsä Group to recruit 65 new specialists through apprenticeship training

Metsä Group to recruit 65 new specialists through apprenticeship training

Metsä Group is inviting applications for its apprenticeship training programme, which will begin in January 2023. Approximately 65 new jobs will be offered in our production units across Finland.  Metsä Group’s 18-month apprenticeship training ...

05-09-2022 Hits:410 European News

PulPac continues to push the Dry Molded Fiber technology development forward – EPO announces new intention to grant patent

PulPac continues to push the Dry Molded Fiber technology development forward – EPO announces new intention to grant patent

PullPac has received yet another intention to grant from the EPO (European Patent Office), further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products The new intention to grant comprise...

29-08-2022 Hits:486 European News

AstenJohnson Receives the Bronze EcoVadis Medal

AstenJohnson Receives the Bronze EcoVadis Medal

The technical fabrics manufacturer proves its commitment to sustainable development for the second consecutive year. AstenJohnson, technical fabrics manufacturer, has been awarded the "Bronze" Medal for the second time by the EcoVadis rating agency,...

29-08-2022 Hits:438 North American News

PCMC and NEMCO: Embossing CoE & Tissue Product Development in Europe.

PCMC and NEMCO: Embossing CoE & Tissue Product Development in Europe.

Inventing a new product becomes an interesting challenge! PCMC has always demonstrated the ability to know how to read the market and generate innovation, to know how to design new solutions to meet the specific needs of its customers. Today PCMC, ...

29-08-2022 Hits:482 European News

Valmet launches Neles™ Q-Disc™ – a unique solution to improve process performance in demanding control valve applications

Valmet launches Neles™ Q-Disc™ – a unique solution to improve process performance in demanding control valve applications

Valmet is extending its versatile butterfly valve product range with Neles™ Q-Disc™, a new high-performance feature to help flow balancing in control valve applications. The launch complements the offering of the modular Neles™ Neldisc™ and Jamesbury...

29-08-2022 Hits:478 European News

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development produces first fibers with the world’s largest pressurized refining system

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development produces first fibers with the world’s largest pressurized refining system

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development Co. Ltd., China, has successfully produced the first fibers with its high-capacity pressurized refining system delivered by ANDRITZ. The new system features a design capacity of 80 bdmt/h and is currently t...

29-08-2022 Hits:367 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line to Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products, Taiwan

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line to Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products, Taiwan

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products Co., Ltd. (CPG) to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT M1600 tissue production line (PM10) to its mill located in Chingshui, Taiwan, Republic of China. Start-up i...

23-08-2022 Hits:380 Asian News

AFRY provides basic engineering for Yash Pakka’s sustainable packaging production expansion

AFRY provides basic engineering for Yash Pakka’s sustainable packaging production expansion

Yash Pakka Limited has awarded AFRY basic engineering assignment for the Ayodhya packaging material production facility expansion project in India. The expansion enables Yash Pakka to increase sustainable packaging materials production and, at the sa...

23-08-2022 Hits:376 European News

ANDRITZ has received final acceptance from Eldorado for biomass handling plant

ANDRITZ has received final acceptance from Eldorado for biomass handling plant

ANDRITZ has successfully received the Final Acceptance Certificate for a biomass handling plant at Eldorado’s Onça Pintada site in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul. This plant is part of the first thermoelectric power plant in Brazil to consume eucaly...

10-08-2022 Hits:316 South American News

PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC has just announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it has been named the overall leader and a “Best in Class” vendor for its Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) solution suite in PAC’s Innovation RADAR report. PTC’s Vuforia augmented realit...

08-08-2022 Hits:379 European News

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Today the Today the Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to...

08-08-2022 Hits:316 European News

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment Antti SalminenAntti Salminen (1971) has been appointed to lead Kemira’s Pulp & Paper segment as of 15.8.2022. He’s had several prior lea...

08-08-2022 Hits:906 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard by 8-10 % from 12 September

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard by 8-10 % from 12 September

Due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation Sappi Europe will increase its prices to its European customers by 8-10% on its range of Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard  from 12 Septembe...

03-08-2022 Hits:887 Financial News

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

The recycling process in paper production is complex. Fluctuations in fiber quality and the degree of contamination of the recovered paper bales have a direct influence on production output. At the same time, resource efficiency is more important tod...

03-08-2022 Hits:206 European News

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

International technology group ANDRITZ recently received the Final Acceptance Certificate for the upgrade of two ANDRITZ P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) fiberlines delivered to APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp...

03-08-2022 Hits:252 Asian News

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír has chosen Voith Paper and Toscotec’s digital documentation platform OnCare.eDoc for the comprehensive and user-friendly management of all the technical information of its new tissue line. On 6 July 2022, Vajda-Papír has started up an AHE...

02-08-2022 Hits:207 European News

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

Automatic warehouses: current state of the art Automation 4.0 has arrived in warehouses, and it was definitely needed. Perhaps still considered as static places where goods simply remain parked, today warehouses have become and are increasingly beco...

02-08-2022 Hits:201 European News

BMG Announces State-of-the-Art QuadProTM Paper Former from Brown Machine

BMG Announces State-of-the-Art QuadProTM Paper Former from Brown Machine

World’s first continuous large-bed paper former outperforms competition BMG, the world’s leading provider of forming, tooling and automation solutions announces the QuadProTM paper former, which provides the highest production output and l...

27-07-2022 Hits:223 North American News

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

After 2021, the international rating agency ISS ESG has again awarded the Voith Group’s sustainability performance a B- rating this year. According to the current rating, Voith is among the three best companies worldwide in terms of sustainability, c...

27-07-2022 Hits:284 European News

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

A new survey commissioned by Stora Enso in March 2022 among 2,400 book readers and listeners in the UK, France, Germany and the US showed that people still overwhelmingly prefer physical books (65%) to e-books (21%) or audiobooks (14%). And consumers...

26-07-2022 Hits:363 European News

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

DS Smith has partnered with Veetee to create a sector-leading, fully recyclable Rice Box with the aim of removing over 50 tonnes of problem plastic Delivering sustainable packaging with optimal consumer convenience significantly increases a brand’s ...

26-07-2022 Hits:281 European News

South Florida Tissue Paper chooses Körber Business Area Tissue technologies to expand its business in the retail sector

South Florida Tissue Paper chooses Körber Business Area Tissue technologies to expand its business in the retail sector

The rising costs of raw materials and product transport due to reduced imports from the Chinese market are the main variables that are creating price increases with the risk of penalizing sales in the US tissue market, even though, paradoxically, dem...

26-07-2022 Hits:217 North American News

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing nearly €65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe in order to meet growing customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions. The European pet food market ...

25-07-2022 Hits:243 European News

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Voting opens for European Carton Excellence Award and Pro Carton’s Young Designer Award

Pro Carton, the European association for carton and cartonboard manufacturers, is calling on members of the public to place their votes and help select the public award winners in the 2022 European Carton Excellence Award (ECEA) and Pro Carton Young Designers Award (PCYDA).


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A.Celli and its intralogistics solutions at MIAC 2022

A.Celli and its intralogistics solutions at MIAC 2022

A.Celli will show the R-WAY® range of products dedicated to the automation of the intralogistics operations for any tissue and paper production plant, focusing on their benefits in terms of sustainability. In occasion of MIAC 2022, the most importan...

30-09-2022 Hits:83 European News

Cartiera Confalone achieves top performances on Toscotec’s tissue line

Cartiera Confalone achieves top performances on Toscotec’s tissue line

The AHEAD 2.2 tissue machine supplied by Toscotec to Cartiera Confalone is operating at the maximum speed and is largely exceeding its guaranteed production capacity. After start-up of this turnkey tissue line in September 2021, Toscotec has followed...

30-09-2022 Hits:98 European News

Metsä Tissue's renewed tissue paper machine in Mänttä goes into continuous production – production capacity increases and carbon footprint diminishes

Metsä Tissue's renewed tissue paper machine in Mänttä goes into continuous production – production capacity increases and carbon footprint diminishes

Metsä Tissue's, part of Metsä Group, renewed the tissue paper machine at the Mänttä mill and has moved from the trial run phase to continuous production. The renewed paper machine will be used to produce fresh fibre-based tissue paper products, espec...

29-09-2022 Hits:141 European News

Toscotec supports sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec supports sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec will sponsor Pianeta Terra Festival, a celebration of sustainability in all its shapes and forms running from 6th to 9th October in Lucca, Italy. Organized by publisher Laterza and directed by internationally renowned plant neurobiologist an...

27-09-2022 Hits:196 European News

Walki Group starts as a distributor and converter for Paptic® materials

Walki Group starts as a distributor and converter for Paptic® materials

Paptic Ltd and Walki Group have announced their strategic distribution and converting partnership today. Walki is the first exclusive distributor for the Paptic® materials. This agreement iterates companies’ willingness to drive growth and build stro...

27-09-2022 Hits:164 European News

With AiroGuide Tune Green, Voith launches the first DIN CERTCO-certified bio-based guide roll cover for more sustainable paper production

With AiroGuide Tune Green, Voith launches the first DIN CERTCO-certified bio-based guide roll cover for more sustainable paper production

With the AiroGuide Tune Green, Voith is setting a new standard in the field of papermaking products made of renewable raw materials. As the latest member of the AiroGuide guide roll cover family, AiroGuide Tune Green is certified according to the int...

22-09-2022 Hits:280 European News

Sustainability in practice – ANDRITZ introduces performing technology solutions at MIAC

Sustainability in practice – ANDRITZ introduces performing technology solutions at MIAC

International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative technologies for sustainable paper production at MIAC 2022, booth #72, in Lucca, Italy, October 12-14, 2022. The ANDRITZ main motto for this year's MIAC is Sustainability in Pr...

21-09-2022 Hits:315 European News

Körber Business Area Tissue’s Tissue Innovation Days to start again on September 27 and October 4

Körber Business Area Tissue’s Tissue Innovation Days to start again on September 27 and October 4

Over the course of these two days customers and partners will be able to discover the innovations that Körber Business Area Tissue is developing in the automation and digital fields In order to meet the needs of all customers and partners there are ...

21-09-2022 Hits:315 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products

Due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation Sappi Europe has announced a price increase to its Coated Mechanical reels. The adjustment will range between 6-9% and will be implemented during the month of Octo...

21-09-2022 Hits:270 European News

European Carton Excellence Award winners announced

European Carton Excellence Award winners announced

2022 winners highlight innovation and sustainability in recycled and virgin fibre-based packaging The judges of the 2022 European Carton Excellence Awards have revealed the winners of the 2022 competition. Rutgers Printing & Packaging Solutions ...

19-09-2022 Hits:317 European News

New design of the successful automation solution OnQ FormingSens ensures optimized real-time measurement of water weight in the forming section

New design of the successful automation solution OnQ FormingSens ensures optimized real-time measurement of water weight in the forming section

OnQ FormingSens has a long track record of benefitting paper manufacturers of different grades, with more than 100 systems are already in use in the forming section worldwide. Thanks to microwave technology, the leading solution measures fluctuations...

19-09-2022 Hits:357 European News

Toscotec to showcase breakthrough innovations at MIAC 2022

Toscotec to showcase breakthrough innovations at MIAC 2022

Toscotec will showcase technological breakthroughs designed for the paper mill of the future at MIAC 2022 from 12th to 14th October in Lucca, Italy. Toscotec has developed two paper drying innovations aimed to cut direct greenhouse gas emissions to ...

15-09-2022 Hits:247 European News

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper site to Schwarz Produktion

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper site to Schwarz Produktion

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper production site in Germany, and all related assets to Schwarz Produktion, part of Schwarz Group, one of the top retailers in the world. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 210 million...

13-09-2022 Hits:307 European News

Industry veteran Carlos Reinoso joins ETS Board

Industry veteran Carlos Reinoso joins ETS Board

Reinforcing Tissue Industry management and bringing particular EU expertise European Tissue Symposium (ETS) is delighted to announce that Carlos Reinoso has been appointed as vice chairman with immediate effect. Reinoso, who holds a master’s degree...

07-09-2022 Hits:690 European News

Digital testing solutions from emtec Electronic onsite at ABTCP to help meet sustainability goals in papermaking

Digital testing solutions from emtec Electronic onsite at ABTCP to help meet sustainability goals in papermaking

The 54th annual Pulp and Paper International Congress and Exhibition in São Paulo, Brazil from October 4-6, 2022 will focus on technological trends, governance and innovation in the context of promoting greater sustainability. emtec Electronic GmbH ...

05-09-2022 Hits:551 European News

Metsä Group to recruit 65 new specialists through apprenticeship training

Metsä Group to recruit 65 new specialists through apprenticeship training

Metsä Group is inviting applications for its apprenticeship training programme, which will begin in January 2023. Approximately 65 new jobs will be offered in our production units across Finland.  Metsä Group’s 18-month apprenticeship training ...

05-09-2022 Hits:410 European News

PulPac continues to push the Dry Molded Fiber technology development forward – EPO announces new intention to grant patent

PulPac continues to push the Dry Molded Fiber technology development forward – EPO announces new intention to grant patent

PullPac has received yet another intention to grant from the EPO (European Patent Office), further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products The new intention to grant comprise...

29-08-2022 Hits:486 European News

PCMC and NEMCO: Embossing CoE & Tissue Product Development in Europe.

PCMC and NEMCO: Embossing CoE & Tissue Product Development in Europe.

Inventing a new product becomes an interesting challenge! PCMC has always demonstrated the ability to know how to read the market and generate innovation, to know how to design new solutions to meet the specific needs of its customers. Today PCMC, ...

29-08-2022 Hits:482 European News

Valmet launches Neles™ Q-Disc™ – a unique solution to improve process performance in demanding control valve applications

Valmet launches Neles™ Q-Disc™ – a unique solution to improve process performance in demanding control valve applications

Valmet is extending its versatile butterfly valve product range with Neles™ Q-Disc™, a new high-performance feature to help flow balancing in control valve applications. The launch complements the offering of the modular Neles™ Neldisc™ and Jamesbury...

29-08-2022 Hits:478 European News

AFRY provides basic engineering for Yash Pakka’s sustainable packaging production expansion

AFRY provides basic engineering for Yash Pakka’s sustainable packaging production expansion

Yash Pakka Limited has awarded AFRY basic engineering assignment for the Ayodhya packaging material production facility expansion project in India. The expansion enables Yash Pakka to increase sustainable packaging materials production and, at the sa...

23-08-2022 Hits:376 European News

PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC named Overall Leader in Augmented Reality Connected Worker Assessment from PAC

PTC has just announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it has been named the overall leader and a “Best in Class” vendor for its Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) solution suite in PAC’s Innovation RADAR report. PTC’s Vuforia augmented realit...

08-08-2022 Hits:379 European News

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Large interest in BillerudKorsnäs’ project in Norway

Today the Today the Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to...

08-08-2022 Hits:316 European News

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment

Change in the Kemira Oyj’s Management Board: Antti Salminen appointed as President, Pulp & Paper segment Antti SalminenAntti Salminen (1971) has been appointed to lead Kemira’s Pulp & Paper segment as of 15.8.2022. He’s had several prior lea...

08-08-2022 Hits:906 European News

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

Monitoring losses with the digitalization solution OnView.MassBalance for more sustainability and transparency in stock preparation

The recycling process in paper production is complex. Fluctuations in fiber quality and the degree of contamination of the recovered paper bales have a direct influence on production output. At the same time, resource efficiency is more important tod...

03-08-2022 Hits:206 European News

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír taps OnCare.eDoc for easy access of technical documentation.

Vajda-Papír has chosen Voith Paper and Toscotec’s digital documentation platform OnCare.eDoc for the comprehensive and user-friendly management of all the technical information of its new tissue line. On 6 July 2022, Vajda-Papír has started up an AHE...

02-08-2022 Hits:207 European News

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

AGV: Automated Guided Vehicles

Automatic warehouses: current state of the art Automation 4.0 has arrived in warehouses, and it was definitely needed. Perhaps still considered as static places where goods simply remain parked, today warehouses have become and are increasingly beco...

02-08-2022 Hits:201 European News

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

Voith again achieves top ISS ESG rating for sustainability

After 2021, the international rating agency ISS ESG has again awarded the Voith Group’s sustainability performance a B- rating this year. According to the current rating, Voith is among the three best companies worldwide in terms of sustainability, c...

27-07-2022 Hits:284 European News

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

Stora Enso survey finds physical books still outperform e-books in share of hearts and minds, with carbon neutrality a big consideration.

A new survey commissioned by Stora Enso in March 2022 among 2,400 book readers and listeners in the UK, France, Germany and the US showed that people still overwhelmingly prefer physical books (65%) to e-books (21%) or audiobooks (14%). And consumers...

26-07-2022 Hits:363 European News

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

Fully recyclable Rice Box champions sustainability in sector

DS Smith has partnered with Veetee to create a sector-leading, fully recyclable Rice Box with the aim of removing over 50 tonnes of problem plastic Delivering sustainable packaging with optimal consumer convenience significantly increases a brand’s ...

26-07-2022 Hits:281 European News

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing nearly €65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe in order to meet growing customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions. The European pet food market ...

25-07-2022 Hits:243 European News

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Stora Enso and Northvolt are joining forces to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood from the Nordic forests. The aim is to develop the world’s first industrialised battery featuring anode sourced en...

25-07-2022 Hits:217 European News

A.Celli Paper will supply a paper rewinder for the RDM Group mill in Blendecques

A.Celli Paper will supply a paper rewinder for the RDM Group mill in Blendecques

Following the fire that hit RDM Blendecques mill, A.Celli will contribute to the restart of production with a brand new E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder. On March 22 RDM Group reported a fire that occurred in the Blendecques mill, where the Company produ...

22-07-2022 Hits:287 European News

EU Commission proposals on mandatory reductions risk causing greater uncertainty for industry in case of gas supply disruptions

EU Commission proposals on mandatory reductions risk causing greater uncertainty for industry in case of gas supply disruptions

The European Commission released today the Winter Preparedness Package. The measures outlined in the package respond to the intertwined needs of European citizens and industry, in the face of a deteriorating situation regarding energy supplies. They ...

20-07-2022 Hits:338 European News

Valmet introduces new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment

Valmet introduces new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment

To enhance predictive maintenance, Valmet is launching new reliability monitoring applications for fiber processing equipment. They are part of the Valmet Industrial Internet offering and provide powerful tools for fiber producers to secure equipment...

20-07-2022 Hits:336 European News

Voith and BTG present joint automation and digitalization portfolio

Voith and BTG present joint automation and digitalization portfolio

For maximum savings in pulp and paper production with the help of automation and digitalization, Voith and its wholly owned subsidiary BTG are merging their product portfolios. The two established data platforms, Voith’s OnCumulus and BTG’s dataPARC,...

20-07-2022 Hits:266 European News

Greycon Raises Funds for WasteAid by Completing Their Company-Wide Step Challenge

Greycon Raises Funds for WasteAid by Completing Their Company-Wide Step Challenge

On Friday 1st October, members of the Greycon team began a collective companywide walk to raise money for WasteAid. The walk was split into three different parts with the first leg covering the distance between Greycon’s London office and the of...

20-07-2022 Hits:275 European News

ANDRITZ to supply SMART power boiler remote service using Metris BOA web platform to the Netherlands

ANDRITZ to supply SMART power boiler remote service using Metris BOA web platform to the Netherlands

International technology group ANDRITZ has received a five-year SMART service contract from BMC Moerdijk in the Netherlands to supply a Metris BOA platform including KPI dashboards and boiler operator advisor apps as well as automatically generated p...

18-07-2022 Hits:301 European News

Valmet to supply new baling line and flash drying rebuild to MM FollaCell pulp mill in Norway

Valmet to supply new baling line and flash drying rebuild to MM FollaCell pulp mill in Norway

Valmet will deliver a new baling line and a flash drying rebuild to Mayr-Melnhof Group’s FollaCell pulp mill in Norway. It is the first phase in a larger rebuild project at the mill that aims to sustain the production capacity and to reduce the need ...

18-07-2022 Hits:362 European News

DS Smith removes over 313m pieces of problem plastic in two years

DS Smith removes over 313m pieces of problem plastic in two years

Sustainable packaging firm leads plastic replacement fight DS Smith has just announced that it has designed out over 313 million pieces of problem plastics in the last two years alone1 as part of its ambitious plastic replacement programme. The sig...

18-07-2022 Hits:296 European News

Nordic Paper explores further improved barriers for packaging

Nordic Paper explores further improved barriers for packaging

Nordic Paper is world leading within natural greaseproof papers used in different food applications, for example as baking papers, for baking cups or for food containers. The paper has natural barrier properties achieved without the addition of fluor...

15-07-2022 Hits:616 European News

Toscotec’s turnkey tissue line starts up at Vajda-Papír in Hungary.

Toscotec’s turnkey tissue line starts up at Vajda-Papír in Hungary.

Vajda-Papír started up a double-width AHEAD 2.2L tissue machine supplied by Toscotec (PM2) at its Dunaföldvár facility in Hungary. The supply was full-on turnkey, including the entire tissue production line and all erection operations at the mill.&nb...

15-07-2022 Hits:227 European News

Valmet delivers LignoBoost XS plant for Mercer Rosenthal in Germany

Valmet delivers LignoBoost XS plant for Mercer Rosenthal in Germany

Valmet will deliver a LignoBoost plant for Mercer Rosenthal Lignin Center in Thuringia, Germany. The plant will extract kraft lignin from pulp mill black liquor. The extracted lignin will be used for developing various bio-based materials, which can ...

07-07-2022 Hits:256 European News

How Laakirchen Papier AG optimizes the papermaking process with OnEfficiency.Strength

How Laakirchen Papier AG optimizes the papermaking process with OnEfficiency.Strength

Current raw material prices are forcing paper manufacturers to reduce production costs and further optimize the efficiency of their production facilities. Digitalization plays a key role in achieving efficiency gains and cutting costs. This is becaus...

07-07-2022 Hits:306 European News

ANDRITZ acquires Bonetti Group, Italy

ANDRITZ acquires Bonetti Group, Italy

International technology group ANDRITZ has signed an agreement to acquire the Bonetti Group, headquartered in Milan, Italy. Closing of the transaction took place on June 30, 2022. Established in 1923, Bonetti is a global manufacturer and supplier of...

01-07-2022 Hits:272 European News

New patent grant for PulPac and Dry Molded Fiber

New patent grant for PulPac and Dry Molded Fiber

The European Patent Office has decided to grant yet another patent to PulPac. The new patent relates to a method and an apparatus for forming and cutting a compacted edge of a product in a forming mould system using heat and pressure. The patented te...

01-07-2022 Hits:325 European News

The Paper value chain is ready to take circularity to a new level with 2030 recycling rate target

The Paper value chain is ready to take circularity to a new level with 2030 recycling rate target

Representatives of the European paper value chain gathered yesterday in Brussels have pledged to recycle 76% of all paper consumed by 2030. The commitment was taken during the 8th edition of the European Paper Recycling Awards which saw two projects,...

01-07-2022 Hits:239 European News

Sulzer to write off assets in Russia and Poland

Sulzer to write off assets in Russia and Poland

Following the Board’s decision to initiate the process of exiting the Russian market and the closing of the Polish businesses, the company has decided to write off most of its assets in both countries. After careful analysis of all options, Sulzer ex...

01-07-2022 Hits:284 European News

Tissue paper - a sustainable industry for centuries

Tissue paper - a sustainable industry for centuries

Where thinking long-term is a way of life  The tissue paper industry is sustainable by design. Its raw material is a renewable resource with a growing cycle of around 50 years, so sustainability has been a way of life for the sector for centuri...

30-06-2022 Hits:270 European News

Valmet to deliver a recovery boiler rebuild to Mufindi Paper Mills in Tanzania

Valmet to deliver a recovery boiler rebuild to Mufindi Paper Mills in Tanzania

Valmet will deliver a recovery boiler rebuild and technology upgrade to Mufindi Paper Mills Ltd. in Mgololo, Tanzania. The upgrade will have a significant effect on the performance and capacity of the recovery boiler originally commissioned in the 19...

30-06-2022 Hits:254 European News

Valmet to deliver the world’s first electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås, Sweden

Valmet to deliver the world’s first electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås, Sweden

Valmet will deliver the world’s first two electrical folding machines for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The machines’ start-up is planned for the last quarter of 2022. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of t...

29-06-2022 Hits:257 European News