Sappi has selected AFT to add new POM® Technology to their approach flow system at Ngodwana’s linerboard machine. The system will work with a kraft/recycle furnish mix on the mill’s nearly 700 tpd containerboard system. The supply includes a headbox…
Sulzer announces the launch of the world’s biggest medium-consistency pump, the MCE93-400. The new MCETM pump size is Sulzer’s answer to the customers’ demand for bigger production rates in pulp mills. The MCETM pump is being tested at Sulzer’s full-scale…
In cooperation with AFRY, Metsä Tissue, a part of Metsä Group, has calculated the carbon footprint of toilet paper in its eight European mills, and explored also the differences in the footprints of toilet papers made of fresh and recycled…
Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Centre. With packaging simulation Metsä…
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Alizay Papier SASU to supply a complete OCC line – including a reject treatment system – with a capacity of 1,400 bdmt/d to the mill in Alizay, France. Start-up is scheduled…
As of January 2022, Ilkka Hämälä takes over from his predecessor Ignazio Capuano as Chairman of Cepi, one of the leading and most influential trade association representing the forest and bio-based industry sector in Brussels, the capital of the European…
With the introduction of the new Alfa Laval PlusClean® cleaning nozzle, Alfa Laval’s broad tank cleaning portfolio is set to take a giant leap forward. The PlusClean delivers unprecedented 100% tank cleaning coverage, up to 80% savings in water and…
Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2020 was chosen as the best in Finland in a competition organised by an independent group of expert organisations. In addition, for the fourth consecutive year, Stora Enso’s report has been included in the top ten…
International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new reel as part of the KM2 board machine rebuild at Knauf Petroboard, in Kommunar, Russia. The KM2 – with a basis weight range from 100 to 320 g/m2 – has…
The Hämeenkyrön Voima power plant, from which Metsä Board's Kyro mill buys energy, has replaced the peat it burns with renewable energy. In the future, the power plant aims to use wood-based fuels from Metsä Group's production and wood procurement…
The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has joined the global "Business Ambition for 1.5°C" initiative to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degree through appropriate measures. As part of this initiative, launched by the UN Global Compact and Science Based Targets…
The hygiene and health company Essity is collaborating with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action initiative to further strengthen responsible forest management, nurture high conservation value forests and increase the…
Friday, 05 November 2021 10:13

Climate case for wood

New manifesto calls for greater use of wood to help nations decarbonise An international Wood Manifesto setting the future roadmap for timber and wood use in construction and other products was launched in the UK last week just ahead of…
As part of the Industrial Internet offering, Valmet has developed winder diagnostics to help board and paper customers optimize the overall performance of their winder. Winder diagnostics is an essential part of a winder reliability agreement. The service ensures better…
On 2 November, the Flensburg mill of Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH received the "Environmental Award of the Economy 2021" by the Society for Study and Development of the Economy in Schleswig-Holstein for the production of sustainable barricote® barrier papers.…
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