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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:63 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:63 European News

What Would Ben Franklin Do?

What Would Ben Franklin Do?

Mail centre professionals, who already operate in a challenging business environment, are increasingly faced with the task of responding to the popular, but the scientifically flawed narrative that the paper critical to their operations is somehow en...

29-06-2022 Hits:70 North American 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:73 European News

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec, the global market leader of Steel Yankee Dryers, introduces TT Induction SYD, a carbon-reduction breakthrough that redefines Yankee dryer technology entirely. TT Induction SYD uses electrical induction instead of st...

29-06-2022 Hits:73 European News

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dongfang Smart Energy Co., Ltd. of Shaanxi Power Generation Group to supply two paper machine approach flow systems and LC (low consistency) refiners to its mill in Wugong County, Xian...

29-06-2022 Hits:72 Asian News

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB has successfully devised a spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper, Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer, enabling the company to drive productivity in their mills. ABB leverages its proprietary spare parts analysis tool to help e...

28-06-2022 Hits:93 Asian News

How to reduce human intervention in the warehouse with robot AGV

How to reduce human intervention in the warehouse with robot AGV

The robot AGV has knocked on the door of the warehouse, and not as a passing guest, but as a new and welcome tenant. Automated Guided Vehicles - self-driving vehicles that perform handling tasks - represent a groundbreaking innovation for the world o...

28-06-2022 Hits:77 Logistics

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting Corp is the premier AFH private label tissue converting source for redistributors in Canada and the United States. Their industry experience, reputation for quality products, and commitment to innovation prompted the construction of...

28-06-2022 Hits:92 American News

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet will deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH as part of Siempelkamp’s panelboard plant deliveries to two different end customers, one in Europe, one in Asia. The start-ups of the systems ar...

28-06-2022 Hits:82 European News

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Kati ter Horst, Executive Vice President, Paper Division and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has decided to leave Stora Enso as of 1 July 2022. After more than 25 years with the Company, she will now pursue career opportunities outside of Stor...

23-06-2022 Hits:86 European News

Valmet to supply two tissue making lines to Liaoning Yusen Sanitary Products Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet to supply two tissue making lines to Liaoning Yusen Sanitary Products Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet will supply two Valmet IntelliTissue 1600 tissue machines for the Liaoning Yusen tissue mill located in the county of Tai’an, Liaoning province, China. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received for the second quarter of 2022. The valu...

23-06-2022 Hits:99 Asian News

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

A Regulation on nature restoration has now been tabled by the EU Commission, the first European legislation addressing biodiversity in three decades. Parts of the proposed regulation would be relevant to the management of forests. Cepi, the Confedera...

23-06-2022 Hits:84 European News

HS MANUFACTURING GROUP AND AMAZON PAPYRUS CHEMICALS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION

HS MANUFACTURING GROUP AND AMAZON PAPYRUS CHEMICALS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION

HS Manufacturing Group and parent company Greentech Global have just announced a partnership with speciality chemical company Amazon Papyrus Chemicals to promote PROTĒAN® plastic-and PFAS-free barrier solutions. Key stakeholders increasingly dedicat...

23-06-2022 Hits:104 Asian News

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches INGENIA, a new concept tissue machine to produce premium quality structured tissue paper. The quality generated by INGENIA line is substantially higher than textured tissue and close to Through Air Dryi...

22-06-2022 Hits:89 European News

Asia Symbol Group in China expands use of ABB’s MES to increase productivity

Asia Symbol Group in China expands use of ABB’s MES to increase productivity

ABB has been awarded a software and service contract by Asia Symbol Group in China to provide the ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for a new production line, with delivery and commissioning ongoing throughout 2022. ABB and pulp an...

21-06-2022 Hits:105 Asian News

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

With two new patent applications filed last week, PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio. The new patent applications are directed to ejection elements in connection to the forming mold. The main purpose of the ejection elem...

21-06-2022 Hits:84 European News

Successful start-up of PM 6 of Shanxi Qiangwei Paper in Jinzhong

Successful start-up of PM 6 of Shanxi Qiangwei Paper in Jinzhong

At the beginning of June, the XcelLine PM 6 supplied by Voith was successfully started up at the Jinzhong site in the central Chinese province of Shanxi by the paper manufacturer Shanxi Qiangwei Paper. As the leading full-line supplier, Voith deliver...

14-06-2022 Hits:118 Asian News

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Collaboration, sustainability, and innovation:  these are the topics around which the Körber Italian Supplier Day is centered The pandemic has changed the dynamics of all markets, highlighting the criticalities issue of the economies but at the...

14-06-2022 Hits:120 European News

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

At the beginning of 2021 VTT started to buy renewable electricity verified with a guarantee of origin for its premises. The change significantly reduced the annual greenhouse gas emissions from VTT's operations. Meanwhile, it is an important step tow...

14-06-2022 Hits:111 European News

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line. Aligned with Stora Enso’s strategic focus on renewable...

14-06-2022 Hits:113 European News

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet has progressed in reviewing its operations in Russia and implementing its exit plan. Already in the spring, the company decided not to make any new sales projects in Russia. In addition, it cancelled EUR 70 million of its order backlog on Mar...

13-06-2022 Hits:114 European News

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

On the occasion of the second day of iT's Tissue 2022 A.Celli Paper, which for the occasion will open the doors of its factory until 10 June, is proud to have welcomed numerous institutional representatives of the Lucca area and a delegation of mem...

09-06-2022 Hits:127 European News

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

Containerboard manufacturer Papierfabrik Adolf Jass Schwarza GmbH has successfully integrated ABB’s latest L&W Autoline automatic testing solution into its production process, largely replacing manual laboratory measurements. Papierfabrik Adol...

08-06-2022 Hits:132 European News

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet has been chosen as the third most attractive employer by engineering students in Finland for the second year in a row. The ranking was published in Universum’s annual Talent Research, which is the biggest employer survey in Finland. In recent...

03-06-2022 Hits:124 European News

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

OnQuality.Scanners and OnQuality.Sensors are successfully used in over 750 installations worldwide to continuously improve production and quality processes. Thanks to their compact design, the scanners can be installed extremely flexibly in existing ...

02-06-2022 Hits:142 European News

Indian customers rely on the Voith Paper Webshop for a quick and easy ordering process

Indian customers rely on the Voith Paper Webshop for a quick and easy ordering process

Customers worldwide order products and services in real-time in the Voith Paper Webshop. In addition, to spare and wear parts, fabrics can also be purchased via the application with just one click for over a year now. Chandpur Enterprises Ltd. has be...

01-06-2022 Hits:161 Asian News

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki is answering to the growing demand for frozen food by expanding its portfolio of recyclable materials. The global market for frozen food is expected to grow to 322 billion euros by 2026. Although the demand is growing globally across all age g...

01-06-2022 Hits:144 European News

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

At iT’s Tissue 2022, Körber Business Area Tissue unveils a further evolution: Warm-up Contactless Double. The traditional systems for heating embossing rolls using piping with hot oil or pressurized water, or with heating elements, use up large amou...

01-06-2022 Hits:142 European News

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

Responding to our customers’ needs, we have developed additional features for the AHSTAR A pump series, and new options are also now available for demanding industries. In the new ASTM A395 60-40-18 construction, the volute case and case cover of th...

01-06-2022 Hits:144 European News

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance (VMM) to make maintenance data available at any time and to create smoother workflows in mill maintenance operations. VMM is a mobile application for both iOS and Android devices. The application is designed...

31-05-2022 Hits:185 European News

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

Sun Paper, in close collaboration with ABB, has successfully launched another pulp mill, at the new Beihai location in Guangxi, China. ABB has installed three sets of its flagship distributed control system (DCS) ABB Ability™ System 800xA®, two sets ...

31-05-2022 Hits:274 European News

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

 The operations at Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant in Äänekoski has begun. At the end of 2020, Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet announced they would be investing a total of approximately 20 million ...

25-05-2022 Hits:157 European News

Pulp plant decarbonizes by switching to electric drying

Pulp plant decarbonizes by switching to electric drying

Vafos Pulp, a Norwegian producer of unbleached pulp for cardboard manufacturing, will switch its energy-intensive drying process from oil to electricity, greatly reducing the plant’s carbon emissions. The company will replace a nine megawatt (MW) oil...

25-05-2022 Hits:173 European News

Big savings of starch with the help of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 solutions – successful digitalization project with Saica

Big savings of starch with the help of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 solutions – successful digitalization project with Saica

The results are clear: Just a few months after Voith's comprehensive digitalization solutions were commissioned at PM 9 in El Burgo, Saica Group's investment in the Papermaking 4.0 package has already paid off. The Spanish paper manufacturer produces...

25-05-2022 Hits:301 European News

THE ENTIRE PROGRAMME OF PULPAPER 2022 HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

THE ENTIRE PROGRAMME OF PULPAPER 2022 HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

The international PulPaper 2022 event for the forest industry will be organised from Tuesday to Thursday, 7 – 9 June 2022 at Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. The event consists of an exhibition with about 250 participating companies and programme...

24-05-2022 Hits:170 Exhibitions

Solenis Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Solenis Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals used in water-intensive industries, has released its 2021 Sustainability Report summarizing the company’s environmental stewardship, social responsibility and governance (ESG) initiatives for ...

24-05-2022 Hits:129 North American News

Körber Business Area Tissue’s R&D presents a new folding head capable of changing the product’s cut off

Körber Business Area Tissue’s R&D presents a new folding head capable of changing the product’s cut off

MTC ITF Change is the new machine for the production of interfolded products that is able to change the cut-off format of the product simply by replacing the cassette Körber Business Area Tissue is introducing to the market MTC ITF Change, the first...

24-05-2022 Hits:137 European News

Valmet and Circa to partner in the industrialization of sustainable biochemicals production

Valmet and Circa to partner in the industrialization of sustainable biochemicals production

Valmet has signed a Heads of Agreement with Circa to industrialize the production of sustainable biochemicals at Circa’s small-scale ReSolute plant in France and future large-scale production plants. Valmet will offer the main machinery and equipment...

24-05-2022 Hits:157 European News

Sulzer to exit the Russian market

Sulzer to exit the Russian market

The Sulzer Board of Directors has decided to initiate the process of exiting the Russian market. The sales process will begin with immediate effect and follows Sulzer’s announcement earlier in the year that it had already significantly reduced busine...

24-05-2022 Hits:139 European News

Part of Valmet’s factory in Jyväskylä, Finland is beginning to return to normal operations

Part of Valmet’s factory in Jyväskylä, Finland is beginning to return to normal operations

Operations in the areas unimpacted by the fire that broke out on May 7 at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, will start returning back to normal from the beginning of this week (week 21). It is believed that returning the operations ba...

24-05-2022 Hits:148 European News

Improved sustainability performance at Nordic Paper in Säffle

Improved sustainability performance at Nordic Paper in Säffle

Nordic Paper has achieved a significant improvement in environmental performance at its plant in Säffe, Sweden. The improvement is primarily a result of a restructuring work carried out during last year. Emissions of oxygen demanding substances to wa...

23-05-2022 Hits:138 European News

ABB increases Asian automated paper testing footprint with newest solution now in Vietnam

ABB increases Asian automated paper testing footprint with newest solution now in Vietnam

ABB has built on its established relationship with Cheng Loong Corporation by securing a contract to bring its L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution to a mill in Vietnam.  Moving from manual testing to ABB’s L&W Autoline solut...

23-05-2022 Hits:144 Asian News

BIO-LUTIONS partners with PulPac - sets up large-scale Dry Molded Fiber production

BIO-LUTIONS partners with PulPac - sets up large-scale Dry Molded Fiber production

The German Clean Tech Startup BIO-LUTIONS and PulPac, the Dry Molded Fiber pioneer, are natural allies in their objective to replace single-use plastics globally. Together with machine suppliers they have developed a Dry Molded Fiber production line,...

23-05-2022 Hits:151 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up dissolving pulp production plant for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

ANDRITZ successfully starts up dissolving pulp production plant for Bracell’s “STAR” project, Brazil

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up an environmentally friendly production plant for dissolving pulp at Bracell’s “STAR” project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo. In April 2022, one of the two flexible hardwood fiberline...

23-05-2022 Hits:151 South American News

Meet and discuss with Adven at PulPaper 2022

Meet and discuss with Adven at PulPaper 2022

PulPaper, the leading international event for the forest industry, will be held from 7 to 9 June 2022 at Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. Adven is present and facilitates discussions on business drivers and technology development for improving ...

23-05-2022 Hits:629 Exhibitions

New TAPPI Standard T582 – High Shear Capillary Viscosity of Coating Color on Paper and Paperboard – Now available!

New TAPPI Standard T582 – High Shear Capillary Viscosity of Coating Color on Paper and Paperboard – Now available!

Understanding coating color rheology is a key for the coating color quality control, development and coater runnability optimization. Rheology characteristics are especially significant in high-speed industrial coating applications such as blade-, fi...

23-05-2022 Hits:186 European News

The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

To broaden its offering for tissue machines, Valmet launches a new polyurethane roll cover, Valmet Press Roll Cover PL. The roll cover’s wear-resistant material and adaptive structure are developed to cope with the harsh operating conditions in tissu...

20-05-2022 Hits:175 European News

Solenis Recognizes Contact Energy as Winner of a 2021 Sustainability Award for Project That Significantly Offset Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Solenis Recognizes Contact Energy as Winner of a 2021 Sustainability Award for Project That Significantly Offset Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Solenis LLC, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, is proud to announce that Contact Energy Limited is a winner of a 2021 Solenis Sustainability Award. Contact Energy’s Wairakei geothermal power plant in Taupō, New Zealand, has received r...

18-05-2022 Hits:1054 North American News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Specialty paper manufacturer Cartiere di Guarcino selected Toscotec for the rebuild of PM2 at its Guarcino paper mill near Frosinone in Italy. The project is scheduled for December 2022. The rebuild consists of the modification of the paper machine’...

18-05-2022 Hits:155 European News

A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee (has voted today on a series of key pieces of the ‘Fit for 55’ package, which was proposed last year by the European Commission. The legislative package aims to cut the EU’s CO2 emissions by 55 percent until 2...

18-05-2022 Hits:164 European News

AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

A cardboard mill customer suffered from regular pump breakdowns in the fiber line effluent sump. Sulzer replaced the two existing submersible pumps by one non-clogging AHLSTAR NPP42-150 pump equipped with a Sulzer Ejector. After more than two years i...

17-05-2022 Hits:251 European News

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

A key trend that emerges from a study commissioned by UPM Specialty Papers is that while recycling, reuse and composting of packaging will all increase significantly, a fifth of all food packaging could still find its way to landfill and incineration...

17-05-2022 Hits:847 European News

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has announced that its bursary and research programme is now open for applications for the 2023/2024 intake. The programme, which offers R320 000 per student over two years, provides a limit...

17-05-2022 Hits:124 Press Releases

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

The demand for fibre-based packaging is growing rapidly. To answer to this demand Walki has invested in a state-of-the-art printing machine in Pietarsaari, that provides high-quality prints for fibre-based packaging solutions. Walki has made a sign...

17-05-2022 Hits:184 European News

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer has to temporarily suspend the activities of its two legal entities in Poland due to sanctions levied by the Polish government. The Polish sanctions apply to Sulzer’s minority shareholder, Viktor Vekselberg, and have been expanded over Sulzer’...

17-05-2022 Hits:174 European News

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso has divested its three corrugated packaging plants in Russia. The Company’s Lukhovitsy, Arzamas and Balabanovo packaging plants have been divested to local management. Stora Enso’s assessment is that due to the uncertainties in the Russia...

17-05-2022 Hits:160 European News

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

Unique cartridge design provides high reliability, small footprint, and easy serviceability NETZSCH Pumps North America, LLC, experts in solutions designed specifically for complex fluid handling pumping applications, announces the new NETZSCH NOTOS...

17-05-2022 Hits:139 European News

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB has updated its KPM KC7 Microwave Consistency Transmitter portfolio with a larger flow-through sensor to fit process pipes with a diameter of up to 16”, giving more customers the choice to measure the total consistency of mixed pulps with a flow-...

13-05-2022 Hits:201 European News

A new set of events - The whole week full of programme

A new set of events - The whole week full of programme

PulPaper 7-9 June consists of an exhibition, a conference, company visits and networking events. The week starts with excursions on Monday 6 June. The program consists of the PulPaper Conference, the new Green Economy Business Summit and a wide rang...

13-05-2022 Hits:163 Exhibitions

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec has successfully renewed its ISO 14001 certification and Eco-Management and Audit Scheme registration for environmental protection and is on track to obtain the ISO 45001 certification validating a significant improvement in occupationa...

12-05-2022 Hits:129 European News

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Maglaj, Bosnia-Herzegovina, has ordered a press technology upgrade from Valmet. The delivery includes two refurbished Twin Roll Presses and additional equipment and services to secure the trouble-free operation of ...

10-05-2022 Hits:192 European News

Solenis Recognized as a US Best Managed Company

Solenis Recognized as a US Best Managed Company

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals used in water-intensive industries, is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2022 US Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recogniz...

10-05-2022 Hits:196 North American News

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

As asset reliability collaborators within the industrial segment, SKF and AWS are taking scalability of condition monitoring and data analysis to a new level as well as collaborating on the next generation of SKF’s condition monitoring technologies. ...

10-05-2022 Hits:171 European News

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

The impact evaluation of a fire that broke out on Saturday May 7 at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, is ongoing. The fire, which started at a workshop during a roll test and caused minor injuries to one employee, was fully extin...

10-05-2022 Hits:184 European News

Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

A fire broke out at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, today around 10:40 a.m. EEST. Due to the fire, evacuation of employees was carried out. The fire caused minor injuries to one employee, who received treatment in hospital, but has ...

08-05-2022 Hits:153 European News

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Thanks to an innovative approach, technologies developed by the Körber Group as well as by highly qualified external partners are integrated into a single solution embracing the entire value chain. With its proven experience in the Tissue sector and...

06-05-2022 Hits:158 European News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products by 8% from 15 May

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products by 8% from 15 May

Due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation Sappi Europe will be forced to increase its prices to its European customers by 8% from 15 May. This is in addition to previously communicated increases. S...

06-05-2022 Hits:194 Financial News

ZELLCHEMING Conference - Cellulose-Based Materials: The program is set

ZELLCHEMING Conference - Cellulose-Based Materials: The program is set

The growing importance of a bioeconomy strategy based on renewable raw materials is clearly reflected in the program of the ZELLCHEMING Conference - Cellulose-Based Materials. The great potential of cellulose, the main component of plant cell walls...

06-05-2022 Hits:271 Exhibitions

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group has been selected as the most startup-friendly company in Finland in 2021. The award is presented by the entrepreneurial and startup community Tribe Tampere. "Metsä Group has actively developed its cooperation with the startup field, mos...

06-05-2022 Hits:194 European News

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

As governments around the world turn to the benefits of sustainable forest management and forest products to support climate action and post-pandemic economic recovery, a new agreement struck today at the World Forestry Congress in Seoul will help ad...

06-05-2022 Hits:163 European News

A.Celli reaches the milestone of 100 paper rewinders sold in the Chinese market

A.Celli reaches the milestone of 100 paper rewinders sold in the Chinese market

This commercial success was achieved thanks to the third E-WIND® P100 ordered by Maanshan Huawang New Materials Technology in three years. A.Celli is pleased to announce the achievement of an important commercial milestone: the sale of 100 paper rew...

06-05-2022 Hits:172 Asian News

Valmet to supply a Valmet IQ Warp control system to Dunapack Packaging Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Valmet to supply a Valmet IQ Warp control system to Dunapack Packaging Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Warp Control System for corrugator to Dunapack Packaging's Plovdiv plant in Bulgaria. The target of the investment is to decrease warp waste and improve the total productivity of the plant. The order was incl...

06-05-2022 Hits:162 European News

19 May 2022: Tissue Innovation Day - Körber Business Area Tissue invites customers and partners to discover a preview of the Körber ecosystem

19 May 2022: Tissue Innovation Day - Körber Business Area Tissue invites customers and partners to discover a preview of the Körber ecosystem

Two dedicated sessions where customers will be able to preview the innovations that Körber Business Area Tissue will present at the next iT's Tissue In anticipation of iT's Tissue 2022 Körber Business Area Tissue is organizing a special edition of ...

06-05-2022 Hits:316 European News

Konvertia Germany restructures dispatch logistics and IT system with nearshore experts WM-data

Konvertia Germany restructures dispatch logistics and IT system with nearshore experts WM-data

At the beginning of 2022, the entire shipping logistics of Konvertia Germany GmbH (formerly known as Pyroll Germany GmbH) were converted in a record time of two months. The challenge was that, for operational reasons, the dispatch logistics had to b...

05-05-2022 Hits:250 European News

Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwashing Campaign Momentum Continues as More Companies Remove Anti-paper Environmental Claims

Two Sides Global Anti-Greenwashing Campaign Momentum Continues as More Companies Remove Anti-paper Environmental Claims

As banks, utilities, telecom companies and government agencies face mounting economic uncertainties, many of these services providers are looking to cut costs by encouraging their customers to switch from paper to digital communications. But all too ...

05-05-2022 Hits:202 North American News

Valmet’s renewed condition monitoring solution improves maintenance efficiency and uptime

Valmet’s renewed condition monitoring solution improves maintenance efficiency and uptime

Valmet introduces a renewed Valmet DNA Online Condition Monitoring solution, which provides automated anomaly detection technology and connection to both wired and wireless vibration sensors. The solution enables the use of optimal measurements and a...

04-05-2022 Hits:210 European News

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation (PRO) for the South African paper and paper packaging sector, has appointed Edith Leeuta as chief executive officer effective 1 May 2022. “The Fibre Circle Board is delighted to welcome Edith to...

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Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill in the UK including OCC, stock preparation and container board lines

Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill in the UK including OCC, stock preparation and container board lines

Valmet will supply Old Corrugated Containers (OCC), stock preparation and container board lines with a large scope of automation systems, Industrial Internet solutions and services to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill Limited in the United Kingdom. The new c...

04-05-2022 Hits:509 European News

Solenis Names International Paper a 2021 Sustainability Award Winner for a Water-Saving Project at Its Pine Hill Mill

Solenis Names International Paper a 2021 Sustainability Award Winner for a Water-Saving Project at Its Pine Hill Mill

Solenis LLC, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, is pleased to recognize International Paper’s Pine Hill, Ala., Containerboard Mill as a winner of the 2021 Solenis Sustainability Award. The installation of an ultrasonic bed depth monito...

03-05-2022 Hits:317 North American News

ABB selected by DS Smith to upgrade automation system for second largest recovered fiber-based paper operation in Europe

ABB selected by DS Smith to upgrade automation system for second largest recovered fiber-based paper operation in Europe

ABB has been awarded a new contract by long-term customer, sustainable packaging company DS Smith, to fulfil a vision of highly automated, connected, and secure operations at their Kemsley Mill in the UK. Leading sustainable packaging company DS S...

03-05-2022 Hits:350 European News

Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Modular, flexible, intuitive: Körber Business Area Tissue offers its customers a wide range of packaging solutions to meet every need, we well as an innovative product specifically for the North American market Understanding the demands of the marke...

03-05-2022 Hits:192 North American News

Buckman and energy drive partner on sustainability efforts

Buckman and energy drive partner on sustainability efforts

In 2012, Buckman, a US-headquartered specialty chemical company, partnered with Energy Drive with a goal of reducing electricity usage and water consumption at Buckman’s Hammarsdale, South Africa facility. Energy Drive is a company that forges partne...

03-05-2022 Hits:218 North American News

Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet will supply a mill wide Valmet DNA Automation System with the new Valmet DNA User Interface and consistency measurements package to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India. The target of the investment is to ensure a smooth start-up, to optimize the...

02-05-2022 Hits:323 Asian News

Simplifying through objective sustainability reviews

Simplifying through objective sustainability reviews

Many companies are now flooded with questions and surveys from their customers and suppliers about sustainability. When Holmen Iggesund discovered EcoVadis, they saw an opportunity to simplify reviews and increase transparency around sustainability. ...

28-04-2022 Hits:206 European News

ANDRITZ to upgrade wet section of special paper machines at Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands

ANDRITZ to upgrade wet section of special paper machines at Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands, to upgrade the wet sections of its PM1 and PM3 special paper machines. The start-ups are scheduled for 2022. The aim of the investment is to im...

26-04-2022 Hits:227 European News

The key pulp mill technology and automation delivered by Valmet successfully in operation at the new LD Celulose pulp mill in Brazil

The key pulp mill technology and automation delivered by Valmet successfully in operation at the new LD Celulose pulp mill in Brazil

LD Celulose S.A, a joint venture between the Austrian company Lenzing and the Brazilian company Dexco, invested about USD 1.3 bn in a 500,000 tonne/year dissolving wood pulp mill in the Triângulo Mineiro region in Brazil. Valmet delivered the key pro...

25-04-2022 Hits:344 South American News

ABB expands KPM portfolio to include long-distance, single calibration break detection for all grades and colors

ABB expands KPM portfolio to include long-distance, single calibration break detection for all grades and colors

ABB is launching their new KPM KB2 Ranger Model, a sheet break detection device that is invulnerable to paper jams, color and grade changes for the highest uptime with the lowest required maintenance. ABB’s new KB2 Ranger Model delivers unique, lo...

25-04-2022 Hits:222 European News

Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso divests its sawmills and forest operations in Russia

Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia. The Company’s Nebolchi and Impilahti sawmills will be divested to local management. In addition, the divestment includes Stora Enso’s Russian forest operation which throug...

25-04-2022 Hits:258 European News

PFNonwovens chose A.Celli technology for its new investment in North America

PFNonwovens chose A.Celli technology for its new investment in North America

PFNonwovens has commissioned a new nonwovens specialty line at its center of excellence in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. This line includes multiple A.Celli nonwovens equipment components. The production line, developed with Reicofil R5 technology, is equ...

22-04-2022 Hits:283 North American News

EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

It’s fair to assume that most people, when considering ways to fight climate change, don’t immediately think of forestry. But there is a unique climate case for sustainable wood – it is the only material that can naturally and significantly decarboni...

21-04-2022 Hits:245 Energy News

Greycon Provide Significant Performance Improvements and Productivity Gains For a Leading Paper Manufacturer

Greycon Provide Significant Performance Improvements and Productivity Gains For a Leading Paper Manufacturer

Incorporated in 1996, Bahl Paper Mills has emerged as one of the leading manufacturers of industrial packing papers, producing an extensive range of environmentally friendly graded paper. All the firm’s products are manufactured from 100% recycled wa...

21-04-2022 Hits:242 Asian News

Valmet to deliver a wash press to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill in Japan

Valmet to deliver a wash press to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill in Japan

Valmet will deliver a TwinRoll™ Evolution wash press and a screw conveyor to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill. The start-up is scheduled for end of May 2023. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2022. The...

19-04-2022 Hits:283 Asian News

Valmet to supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico

Valmet to supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico

Valmet will supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico. In the project, the board machine 1 (BM 1) will be upgraded to improve strength properties and add new coated white-top testliner grades (WTL) to the machine’s pro...

19-04-2022 Hits:227 South American News

The use of bamboo to reduce the cost of raw materials in paper production: a Case Study

The use of bamboo to reduce the cost of raw materials in paper production: a Case Study

How to handle the risk factor linked to the unstable cost of traditional raw materials by using alternative fibers capable of guaranteeing the same results in terms of quality. At the dawn of paper production and before the invention of the mechan...

14-04-2022 Hits:228 European News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartonificio Sandreschi in Italy.

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartonificio Sandreschi in Italy.

Toscotec will rebuild the forming and press sections of PM1 at Cartonificio Sandreschi’s paper mill in Villa Basilica, Italy. Cartonificio Sandreschi had previously installed on PM1 several custom-made TT SteelDryers of 2,000 mm diameter to repl...

13-04-2022 Hits:217 European News

Innovative testing solutions on site at Paper & Biorefinery Conference 2022 help reduce paper and resource waste

Innovative testing solutions on site at Paper & Biorefinery Conference 2022 help reduce paper and resource waste

emtec Electronic GmbH will present a wide product range of specialized measuring and testing instruments for the pulp, paper, and board industries at the Paper & Biorefinery Conference from May 18-19, 2022 in Graz, Austria. After a  two-yea...

12-04-2022 Hits:508 European News

James Cropper board member is named as policy group chair for the confederation of British Industry

James Cropper board member is named as policy group chair for the confederation of British Industry

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has announced that Isabelle Maddock, who sits on the company board, has been appointed as a Standing Committee Chair for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). The CBI sp...

11-04-2022 Hits:315 European News

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume, the sustainability solutions company creating economically viable substitutes for single-use plastics, have just announced it is furthering its partnership with Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals. Together, the companies ...

11-04-2022 Hits:301 North American News

WestRock to Close Panama City, Florida, Paper Mill

WestRock to Close Panama City, Florida, Paper Mill

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) has just announced it will permanently cease operations at its mill in Panama City, Florida, by June 6, 2022. The mill produces containerboard, primarily heavyweight kraft, and fluff pulp, with a combined annual capacity...

11-04-2022 Hits:263 North American News

ABB launches fastest paper machine moisture sensor on the market, taking 5,000 measurements per second

ABB launches fastest paper machine moisture sensor on the market, taking 5,000 measurements per second

ABB has released its High-Performance Infrared-Reflection (HPIR-R) moisture sensor, which provides the fastest, most precise moisture monitoring available on the market today. Taking up to 5,000 measurements per second, the sensor delivers precise, h...

11-04-2022 Hits:230 European News

Emerson Presents Software and Solutions To Help Manufacturers Achieve Sustainability and Business Performance Goals

Emerson Presents Software and Solutions To Help Manufacturers Achieve Sustainability and Business Performance Goals

European events outline how advanced automation software drives digital transformation of operations Emerson is hosting a series of Innovation Days to provide process industry and manufacturing companies with valuable insights into how advanced auto...

11-04-2022 Hits:445 European News

Valmet extends fiber image analysis to automatic pulp quality prediction

Valmet extends fiber image analysis to automatic pulp quality prediction

Valmet has launched a new additional option for both new and existing users of the Valmet Fiber Image Analyzer. The new option, called Option C, makes it easier for pulp and paper mills to unlock the true potential value of their raw material by calc...

07-04-2022 Hits:307 European News

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

Viipurilainen Kotileipomo is a nearly 100-year-old company that produces pastries and artisan breads from local ingredients using traditional methods. When the bakery was looking for a new solution for its cake packaging, its key criteria were to red...

07-04-2022 Hits:281 European News

Special paper testing machinery from emtec Electronic helps achieve higher quality paper and tissue products

Special paper testing machinery from emtec Electronic helps achieve higher quality paper and tissue products

At the Paperex India convention at the Indian Expo Center in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR from May 10 – 13 2022, emtec Electronic will present specific testing and measuring devices that help manufacturers avoid common issues in paper manufacturing and c...

07-04-2022 Hits:550 European News

Toscotec to install TT SteelDryers in North America.

Toscotec to install TT SteelDryers in North America.

Toscotec will supply several TT SteelDryer cylinders for two paper machines at the facilities of two confidential manufacturers in North America. The projects are slated for completion in 2022. By replacing the mills’ existing cast iron cans, t...

07-04-2022 Hits:409 North American News

Valmet to supply a fiberline modernization to CENIBRA's pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet to supply a fiberline modernization to CENIBRA's pulp mill in Brazil

Valmet has been selected as supplier for the modernization of the fiberline no. 1 plant to CENIBRA's pulp mill in Belo Oriente in Brazil. The fiberline will be prepared for a capacity increase of 100,000 tonnes of pulp per year. The start-up is sched...

07-04-2022 Hits:379 South American News

Ashdown Mill A62 Paper Machine Resumes Full Operation

Ashdown Mill A62 Paper Machine Resumes Full Operation

The A62 paper machine at our Ashdown Mill is once again fully operational thanks to excellent planning and foresight by our commercial paper team, along with outstanding dedication and agility from our manufacturing production team. The strategic in...

07-04-2022 Hits:294 North American News

The latest Innovations and Technology of Tissue paper converting industries at AMACO GROUP Open House Lebanon

The latest Innovations and Technology of Tissue paper converting industries at AMACO GROUP Open House Lebanon

On the occasion of its expansion, and to keep pace with the developments of modern technology in the field of Tissue Paper Converting machines, Amaco Group organized an Open House in its headquarters in Sidon, South Lebanon, announcing its latest inn...

07-04-2022 Hits:346 Asian News

BillerudKorsnäs completes acquisition of Verso

BillerudKorsnäs completes acquisition of Verso

BillerudKorsnäs announces the completion of its acquisition of Verso for a purchase price of approximately USD 825 million in cash. Verso is a leading producer of coated paper in North America, with 2021 net sales of USD 1 278 million and adjusted EB...

07-04-2022 Hits:410 European News

Solenis Is Creating New Packaging Centers of Excellence To Serve Global Consumer Paper Packaging Market

Solenis Is Creating New Packaging Centers of Excellence To Serve Global Consumer Paper Packaging Market

New facility in Germany, along with new virtual collaboration portal, reinforces company’s commitment to helping customers develop sustainable packaging Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, is developing two new international ...

07-04-2022 Hits:380 North American News

Commission Proposal for a Regulation on ecodesign includes important principles of sustainability

Commission Proposal for a Regulation on ecodesign includes important principles of sustainability

The European Commission presented its proposal for a Regulation on ecodesing for sustainable products. The Regulation provides an overarching framework to ensure sustainability considerations are properly accounted for, before a product is placed on ...

07-04-2022 Hits:1163 European News

It’s True: Paper Products Are Not a Major Contributor to Climate Change. Here’s Why…

It’s True: Paper Products Are Not a Major Contributor to Climate Change. Here’s Why…

If you’ve been following Two Sides or other authoritative sources, you know that the paper products you use do not contribute in any major way to climate change. Why? Because most of the energy used to manufacture them is generated using renewable, c...

07-04-2022 Hits:267 North American News

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree paper grades

Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Woodfree paper grades

Sappi Europe continues to face increasing costs to its Graphic Paper business, related to energy costs as well as raw material cost rises due to availability challenges. It is forecast that this volatile environment will persist for now due to the cu...

07-04-2022 Hits:229 Financial News

Toscotec continues expansion at Lucca headquarters in Italy.

Toscotec continues expansion at Lucca headquarters in Italy.

Toscotec continues the expansion of its covered production area with the inauguration of a new building - Workshop 9 - at its headquarters in Lucca, Italy. The new workshop is primarily dedicated to equipment loading and logistic operations, and it f...

07-04-2022 Hits:226 European News

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Metsä Board launches a state-of-the-art Excellence Centre to accelerate paperboard and packaging innovation

Growing consumption and demand for more sustainable packaging is boosting the need for new innovations. To develop solutions for packaging today and into the future, Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started up operations in its new Excellence Ce...

07-04-2022 Hits:914 European News

As a provider of solutions to the EU’s strategic dependencies, the pulp & paper sector must be allowed to ‘keep the lights on’

As a provider of solutions to the EU’s strategic dependencies, the pulp & paper sector must be allowed to ‘keep the lights on’

Cepi, the European paper industry association, and its members across Europe have responded decisively in face of the unjustified military aggression against Ukraine and in a spirit of solidarity with the people in Ukraine at this difficult time. We ...

07-04-2022 Hits:242 European News

Valmet to supply a fiber furnish analyzer to Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. in Poland

Valmet to supply a fiber furnish analyzer to Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. in Poland

Valmet has received an order from Arctic Paper to supply a Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer (Valmet MAP Q) with services to its Kostrzyn plant located in the western part of Poland. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter...

31-03-2022 Hits:226 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-capacity P-RC APMP line to Jiangxi Five Star Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply high-capacity P-RC APMP line to Jiangxi Five Star Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jiangxi Five Star Paper Co., Ltd., China, to supply a high-capacity, chemi-thermomechanical pulping system. Start-up is planned for 2023. ANDRITZ will install its well-proven P-RC AP...

31-03-2022 Hits:331 Asian News

James Cropper collaborates with teenage cancer trust on charitable song book

James Cropper collaborates with teenage cancer trust on charitable song book

With contributions from the likes of Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher, specialist papermaker, James Cropper, has collaborated with Teenage Cancer Trust in the creation of a fundraising song book.   Produced with artist Pete McKee, the book&n...

31-03-2022 Hits:280 European News

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PULPAC FILES PATENT FOR TOOL THAT FURTHER IMPROVES FUNCTIONALITY AND EFFICIENCY FOR DRY MOLDED FIBER

The new patent application comprises a hybrid tool that uses the pressing force to work in mould parts both in a pressing direction and in a lateral direction. The hybrid tool efficiently uses one pressing stroke for manufacturing a product having a general form in the pressing direction and a special feature such as for example undercut in the lateral direction.


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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:63 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:63 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:73 European News

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec launches breakthrough in Steel Yankee Dryers for sustainable papermaking

Toscotec, the global market leader of Steel Yankee Dryers, introduces TT Induction SYD, a carbon-reduction breakthrough that redefines Yankee dryer technology entirely. TT Induction SYD uses electrical induction instead of st...

29-06-2022 Hits:73 European News

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet to deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp

Valmet will deliver two chip washing and defibrator systems to Siempelkamp Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH as part of Siempelkamp’s panelboard plant deliveries to two different end customers, one in Europe, one in Asia. The start-ups of the systems ar...

28-06-2022 Hits:82 European News

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Kati ter Horst, Executive Vice President, Paper Division and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has decided to leave Stora Enso as of 1 July 2022. After more than 25 years with the Company, she will now pursue career opportunities outside of Stor...

23-06-2022 Hits:86 European News

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal

A Regulation on nature restoration has now been tabled by the EU Commission, the first European legislation addressing biodiversity in three decades. Parts of the proposed regulation would be relevant to the management of forests. Cepi, the Confedera...

23-06-2022 Hits:84 European News

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches new concept machine for a more sustainable structured tissue.

Toscotec launches INGENIA, a new concept tissue machine to produce premium quality structured tissue paper. The quality generated by INGENIA line is substantially higher than textured tissue and close to Through Air Dryi...

22-06-2022 Hits:89 European News

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

With two new patent applications filed last week, PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio. The new patent applications are directed to ejection elements in connection to the forming mold. The main purpose of the ejection elem...

21-06-2022 Hits:84 European News

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Körber opens its doors to its suppliers on 15 June 2022 for Körber Italian Supplier Day

Collaboration, sustainability, and innovation:  these are the topics around which the Körber Italian Supplier Day is centered The pandemic has changed the dynamics of all markets, highlighting the criticalities issue of the economies but at the...

14-06-2022 Hits:120 European News

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

VTT cuts emissions from its electricity consumption to a fraction of previous level

At the beginning of 2021 VTT started to buy renewable electricity verified with a guarantee of origin for its premises. The change significantly reduced the annual greenhouse gas emissions from VTT's operations. Meanwhile, it is an important step tow...

14-06-2022 Hits:111 European News

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge

Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line. Aligned with Stora Enso’s strategic focus on renewable...

14-06-2022 Hits:113 European News

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet’s withdrawal from Russia is progressing

Valmet has progressed in reviewing its operations in Russia and implementing its exit plan. Already in the spring, the company decided not to make any new sales projects in Russia. In addition, it cancelled EUR 70 million of its order backlog on Mar...

13-06-2022 Hits:114 European News

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

The Ukrainian Ambassador visits A.Celli Paper during iT's Tissue 2022

On the occasion of the second day of iT's Tissue 2022 A.Celli Paper, which for the occasion will open the doors of its factory until 10 June, is proud to have welcomed numerous institutional representatives of the Lucca area and a delegation of mem...

09-06-2022 Hits:127 European News

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

Containerboard manufacturer Papierfabrik Adolf Jass Schwarza GmbH has successfully integrated ABB’s latest L&W Autoline automatic testing solution into its production process, largely replacing manual laboratory measurements. Papierfabrik Adol...

08-06-2022 Hits:132 European News

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet chosen again as the third most attractive employer by the engineering students in Finland

Valmet has been chosen as the third most attractive employer by engineering students in Finland for the second year in a row. The ranking was published in Universum’s annual Talent Research, which is the biggest employer survey in Finland. In recent...

03-06-2022 Hits:124 European News

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

With OnQuality 4.0, Voith sets new standards in the field of quality control systems

OnQuality.Scanners and OnQuality.Sensors are successfully used in over 750 installations worldwide to continuously improve production and quality processes. Thanks to their compact design, the scanners can be installed extremely flexibly in existing ...

02-06-2022 Hits:142 European News

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki introduces a broad portfolio of recyclable materials for the growing frozen food segment

Walki is answering to the growing demand for frozen food by expanding its portfolio of recyclable materials. The global market for frozen food is expected to grow to 322 billion euros by 2026. Although the demand is growing globally across all age g...

01-06-2022 Hits:144 European News

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

An electromagnetic induction system for hot embossing: a cutting-edge technology, well ahead of other roll heating systems.

At iT’s Tissue 2022, Körber Business Area Tissue unveils a further evolution: Warm-up Contactless Double. The traditional systems for heating embossing rolls using piping with hot oil or pressurized water, or with heating elements, use up large amou...

01-06-2022 Hits:142 European News

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

AHLSTAR peak pumping performance

Responding to our customers’ needs, we have developed additional features for the AHSTAR A pump series, and new options are also now available for demanding industries. In the new ASTM A395 60-40-18 construction, the volute case and case cover of th...

01-06-2022 Hits:144 European News

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance application to streamline maintenance personnel’s and production operators’ work

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance (VMM) to make maintenance data available at any time and to create smoother workflows in mill maintenance operations. VMM is a mobile application for both iOS and Android devices. The application is designed...

31-05-2022 Hits:185 European News

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

ABB supports Sun Paper’s new Beihai mill with automation, electrification and motors order

Sun Paper, in close collaboration with ABB, has successfully launched another pulp mill, at the new Beihai location in Guangxi, China. ABB has installed three sets of its flagship distributed control system (DCS) ABB Ability™ System 800xA®, two sets ...

31-05-2022 Hits:274 European News

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

 The operations at Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant in Äänekoski has begun. At the end of 2020, Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet announced they would be investing a total of approximately 20 million ...

25-05-2022 Hits:157 European News

Pulp plant decarbonizes by switching to electric drying

Pulp plant decarbonizes by switching to electric drying

Vafos Pulp, a Norwegian producer of unbleached pulp for cardboard manufacturing, will switch its energy-intensive drying process from oil to electricity, greatly reducing the plant’s carbon emissions. The company will replace a nine megawatt (MW) oil...

25-05-2022 Hits:173 European News

Big savings of starch with the help of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 solutions – successful digitalization project with Saica

Big savings of starch with the help of Voith's Papermaking 4.0 solutions – successful digitalization project with Saica

The results are clear: Just a few months after Voith's comprehensive digitalization solutions were commissioned at PM 9 in El Burgo, Saica Group's investment in the Papermaking 4.0 package has already paid off. The Spanish paper manufacturer produces...

25-05-2022 Hits:301 European News

Körber Business Area Tissue’s R&D presents a new folding head capable of changing the product’s cut off

Körber Business Area Tissue’s R&D presents a new folding head capable of changing the product’s cut off

MTC ITF Change is the new machine for the production of interfolded products that is able to change the cut-off format of the product simply by replacing the cassette Körber Business Area Tissue is introducing to the market MTC ITF Change, the first...

24-05-2022 Hits:137 European News

Valmet and Circa to partner in the industrialization of sustainable biochemicals production

Valmet and Circa to partner in the industrialization of sustainable biochemicals production

Valmet has signed a Heads of Agreement with Circa to industrialize the production of sustainable biochemicals at Circa’s small-scale ReSolute plant in France and future large-scale production plants. Valmet will offer the main machinery and equipment...

24-05-2022 Hits:157 European News

Sulzer to exit the Russian market

Sulzer to exit the Russian market

The Sulzer Board of Directors has decided to initiate the process of exiting the Russian market. The sales process will begin with immediate effect and follows Sulzer’s announcement earlier in the year that it had already significantly reduced busine...

24-05-2022 Hits:139 European News

Part of Valmet’s factory in Jyväskylä, Finland is beginning to return to normal operations

Part of Valmet’s factory in Jyväskylä, Finland is beginning to return to normal operations

Operations in the areas unimpacted by the fire that broke out on May 7 at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, will start returning back to normal from the beginning of this week (week 21). It is believed that returning the operations ba...

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Improved sustainability performance at Nordic Paper in Säffle

Improved sustainability performance at Nordic Paper in Säffle

Nordic Paper has achieved a significant improvement in environmental performance at its plant in Säffe, Sweden. The improvement is primarily a result of a restructuring work carried out during last year. Emissions of oxygen demanding substances to wa...

23-05-2022 Hits:138 European News

BIO-LUTIONS partners with PulPac - sets up large-scale Dry Molded Fiber production

BIO-LUTIONS partners with PulPac - sets up large-scale Dry Molded Fiber production

The German Clean Tech Startup BIO-LUTIONS and PulPac, the Dry Molded Fiber pioneer, are natural allies in their objective to replace single-use plastics globally. Together with machine suppliers they have developed a Dry Molded Fiber production line,...

23-05-2022 Hits:151 European News

New TAPPI Standard T582 – High Shear Capillary Viscosity of Coating Color on Paper and Paperboard – Now available!

New TAPPI Standard T582 – High Shear Capillary Viscosity of Coating Color on Paper and Paperboard – Now available!

Understanding coating color rheology is a key for the coating color quality control, development and coater runnability optimization. Rheology characteristics are especially significant in high-speed industrial coating applications such as blade-, fi...

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The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

The new Valmet Press Roll Cover PL leads to energy savings in tissue production

To broaden its offering for tissue machines, Valmet launches a new polyurethane roll cover, Valmet Press Roll Cover PL. The roll cover’s wear-resistant material and adaptive structure are developed to cope with the harsh operating conditions in tissu...

20-05-2022 Hits:175 European News

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy.

Specialty paper manufacturer Cartiere di Guarcino selected Toscotec for the rebuild of PM2 at its Guarcino paper mill near Frosinone in Italy. The project is scheduled for December 2022. The rebuild consists of the modification of the paper machine’...

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A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

A Series of EU Parliament votes on Fit for 55 sends wrong signals on industry decarbonisation & bioeconomy development

The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee (has voted today on a series of key pieces of the ‘Fit for 55’ package, which was proposed last year by the European Commission. The legislative package aims to cut the EU’s CO2 emissions by 55 percent until 2...

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AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

AHLSTAR™ with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill

A cardboard mill customer suffered from regular pump breakdowns in the fiber line effluent sump. Sulzer replaced the two existing submersible pumps by one non-clogging AHLSTAR NPP42-150 pump equipped with a Sulzer Ejector. After more than two years i...

17-05-2022 Hits:251 European News

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

UPM Specialty Papers commissioned study: In 2040 a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated unless packaging innovations accelerate

A key trend that emerges from a study commissioned by UPM Specialty Papers is that while recycling, reuse and composting of packaging will all increase significantly, a fifth of all food packaging could still find its way to landfill and incineration...

17-05-2022 Hits:847 European News

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

Walki's significant printing machine investment in Pietarsaari answers to the growing demand of fibre-based packaging

The demand for fibre-based packaging is growing rapidly. To answer to this demand Walki has invested in a state-of-the-art printing machine in Pietarsaari, that provides high-quality prints for fibre-based packaging solutions. Walki has made a sign...

17-05-2022 Hits:184 European News

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer’s business in Poland impacted by local sanctions

Sulzer has to temporarily suspend the activities of its two legal entities in Poland due to sanctions levied by the Polish government. The Polish sanctions apply to Sulzer’s minority shareholder, Viktor Vekselberg, and have been expanded over Sulzer’...

17-05-2022 Hits:174 European News

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso divests its packaging operations in Russia

Stora Enso has divested its three corrugated packaging plants in Russia. The Company’s Lukhovitsy, Arzamas and Balabanovo packaging plants have been divested to local management. Stora Enso’s assessment is that due to the uncertainties in the Russia...

17-05-2022 Hits:160 European News

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

The NETZSCH NOTOS® 3NS multiple screw pump is the next generation in LACT pipeline booster pump technology

Unique cartridge design provides high reliability, small footprint, and easy serviceability NETZSCH Pumps North America, LLC, experts in solutions designed specifically for complex fluid handling pumping applications, announces the new NETZSCH NOTOS...

17-05-2022 Hits:139 European News

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB has updated its KPM KC7 Microwave Consistency Transmitter portfolio with a larger flow-through sensor to fit process pipes with a diameter of up to 16”, giving more customers the choice to measure the total consistency of mixed pulps with a flow-...

13-05-2022 Hits:201 European News

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications.

Toscotec has successfully renewed its ISO 14001 certification and Eco-Management and Audit Scheme registration for environmental protection and is on track to obtain the ISO 45001 certification validating a significant improvement in occupationa...

12-05-2022 Hits:129 European News

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Valmet delivers a press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Maglaj, Bosnia-Herzegovina, has ordered a press technology upgrade from Valmet. The delivery includes two refurbished Twin Roll Presses and additional equipment and services to secure the trouble-free operation of ...

10-05-2022 Hits:192 European News

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

SKF and Amazon Web Services collaborate to reinvent machine reliability industrial solutions

As asset reliability collaborators within the industrial segment, SKF and AWS are taking scalability of condition monitoring and data analysis to a new level as well as collaborating on the next generation of SKF’s condition monitoring technologies. ...

10-05-2022 Hits:171 European News

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

Impact evaluation of the fire at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, ongoing

The impact evaluation of a fire that broke out on Saturday May 7 at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory site in Jyväskylä, Finland, is ongoing. The fire, which started at a workshop during a roll test and caused minor injuries to one employee, was fully extin...

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Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

Valmet assessing the impacts of the fire at the Rautpohja factory in Finland

A fire broke out at Valmet’s Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, today around 10:40 a.m. EEST. Due to the fire, evacuation of employees was carried out. The fire caused minor injuries to one employee, who received treatment in hospital, but has ...

08-05-2022 Hits:153 European News

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Technological, integration and commercial streamlining. Pillars of the new Körber ecosystem to the benefit of customers.

Thanks to an innovative approach, technologies developed by the Körber Group as well as by highly qualified external partners are integrated into a single solution embracing the entire value chain. With its proven experience in the Tissue sector and...

06-05-2022 Hits:158 European News

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group awarded as Finland’s most startup-friendly company in 2021

Metsä Group has been selected as the most startup-friendly company in Finland in 2021. The award is presented by the entrepreneurial and startup community Tribe Tampere. "Metsä Group has actively developed its cooperation with the startup field, mos...

06-05-2022 Hits:194 European News

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

New Global Partnership Announced at World Forestry Congress

As governments around the world turn to the benefits of sustainable forest management and forest products to support climate action and post-pandemic economic recovery, a new agreement struck today at the World Forestry Congress in Seoul will help ad...

06-05-2022 Hits:163 European News