The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released its 50th Annual Survey of Paper, Paperboard, and Pulp Capacity, which reported that U.S. paper and paperboard capacity declined 2.5 percent in 2009 to 93.9 million tons. The decline took place…
For the third consecutive year, SCA has been named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute. According to the Institute, the ranking list recognizes companies that go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and actually…
In yesterday's meeting of the Supervisory Board of Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG Mr. Franz Rappold, Mr. Andreas Blaschke, and Mr. Oliver Schumy have been unanimously reappointed members of the Management Board for a further period of five years. The new term…
Energy is a significant cost of production. As energy costs rise and fall, the increases are difficult to pass on to customers in the price of products and services. But regardless of current energy costs and current trends, a more…
Thursday, 25 March 2010 07:30

Ron Eklund joins Klass Associates Inc.

Ron Eklund has joined Klass Associates Inc. as a Senior Associate. Ron specializes in barrier coatings, papermaking process, wet end systems, metering size presses, pigmented coating, calendering, product development, printing, capital projects and paper machine start-ups. He has over four…
A new high-pressure tank cleaner designed for removing residues from large tanks and reactors is available.The new AA190-HP5 High Pressure Tank Cleaner from Spraying Systems Co. operates at pressures up to 5000 psi for high-impact cleaning of tanks up to…
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) offers a technology for the Speedmaster XL 75 and XL 105 that enables coating before and after sheet reversal in a single pass. About 150 participants followed Heidelberg's invitation to experience the hands-on demonstrations and to…
Sonoco one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that its retail point-of-purchase (P-O-P) display and packaging services business won eight Outstanding Merchandising at Retail Achievement Awards (OMAs) at the 52nd Annual Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI)…
The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG will propose to the 16th Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, held on April 28, 2010, a simplified reduction of the Company’s share capital by EUR 8,000,000 to EUR 80,000,000 via cancellation…
Wednesday, 24 March 2010 09:30

Rottneros' Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Rottneros AB will take place at 3pm on Thursday, 22 April 2010 at the World Trade Center, Klarabergsviadukten 70, Floor 4, Section D, World Trade Center conference, New York Room, Stockholm, Sweden. Registration for the…
Stora Enso has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2010. The Group is recognised for its commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices and corporate social responsibility. Out of a record number…
At the Annual General Meeting of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, held on 22 March 2010, the accounts of the company for the year 2009 were approved and the members of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO were discharged from…
Hannapak showed its new manroland 700 with inline foiler at an industry event this week, which attracted both sheetfed and web offset commercial printers to the Richmond factory. The new press is the first of its kind in the country,…
At the organisation meeting of UPM-Kymmene Corporation's Board of Directors, Mr Björn Wahlroos was re-elected as Chairman, and Mr Berndt Brunow was re-elected as Deputy Chairman. In addition, the Board of Directors appointed from among its members an Audit Committee…
Tuesday, 23 March 2010 09:15

Beckhoff's Versatile Control Panels

Beckhoff PC Control for applications with stringent requirements to comply with hygiene and cleanroom regulations. Versatile Control Panels and Panel PCs made with stainless steelWith the new Control Panel and Panel PC series made of high-quality stainless steel, Beckhoff introduces…