The Arbitral Tribunal appointed by the Redemption Committee of the Central Chamber of Commerce of Finland has today by its decision confirmed that Metso Corporation has the right to redeem about 2 percent minority shares in Tamfelt Corp. and that…
On April 15th, Mondi hosted key figures in Europe’s digital printing industry at the Digital Specialist Forum (DSF) in Vienna, Austria. Customer-representatives used this opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the rapidly burgeoning digital print market through a series of…
Heimbach is pleased to announce that an exclusive distribution agreement has been signed with Yamauchi for the supply of YAMABELT shoe press belts into the European paper industry.Modern paper and cardboard production facilities are increasingly furnished with shoe press technology.The…
European Union demand for wooden pellets will continue to drive U.S. production but will also limit the industry’s profitability, according to the head of a bioenergy, wood and forest products consulting firm.“The pellet business is marginal,” said Pete Stewart, president…
Stora Enso Executive Vice President Elisabet Salander Björklund, M.Sc. (For.), has been appointed CEO of Bergvik Skog AB as of 1 September 2010. Bergvik Skog is one of the biggest forest-owning private companies in Europe and is owned by Stora…
Stora Enso has launched the Global Responsibility website and Facebook page for discussing responsibility topics. One of the highlights of the website is a dialogue session between Sini Harkki from Greenpeace and Stora Enso's CEO Jouko Karvinen. The Facebook page…
UPM has signed a preliminary contract for selling the real estate of its former further processing mill in Parkano, Finland. The premises are to be taken over by a wood processing company to be established by the mill's former local…
PEFC International is pleased to invite all stakeholders to comment on the enquire drafts of three of its core standards by 30 June 2010. With more than two-thirds of the world's certified forests managed in compliance with PEFC's Sustainability Benchmarks,…
ABB announced it is to engineer, deliver and commission the electrical systems to a new tissue production line supplied by Metso to SCA's new factory in Mexico. The delivery includes intelligent control and monitoring systems for power distribution, the new…
Georgia-Pacific announced that it intends to make significant investments, which could total more than $500 million, in an advanced, proprietary tissue-papermaking technology. The company expects this and subsequent investments to further strengthen its commitment to being the leader in tissue,…
Metso acquires Viconsys web inspection and web break system business. The acquired business, comprising around 30 persons, will be affiliated to Metso’s Energy and Environmental Technology Segment as of today.The target of the acquisition is to complement Metso’s product and…
Thursday, 22 April 2010 08:15

New issue of Heidelberg News

Lean manufacturing - getting fit to combat the recession While some branches of industry are already seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, the consequences of the financial crisis are still very much in evidence in the printing…
Verder has designed a complete new series of Verderair diaphragm pumps, based upon the existing reliable trustful Verderair VA concept. Key words for this new pump series are: • Lower pulsation • Less air consumption • Higher fluid output •…
Wednesday, 21 April 2010 09:33

UPM Kymi pulp mill hit by strike

Paper workers at the UPM Kymi paper and pulp mill in Finland started a strike today at 6 am. The reason for the strike is a dispute concerning the amount of lay offs announced at the mill last Friday. The…
Mondi Group confirms that it has signed an agreement with the Smurfit Kappa Group for the acquisition of its western European industrial and consumer bag operations, which consist of 4 plants in France, 3 in Spain, and 1 in Italy…