The HydroWhirlTM Orbitor is a versatile tank cleaning machine designed to meet the high standards required in the food, brewing, beverage, dairy, and chemical industries combining high performance cleaning efficiency with extended operating life and reduced life cycle costs. Design…
The rebuild of PM10 at Metsä Tissue’s Mänttä Mill was brought to conclusion ahead of schedule, with the first reels produced on 22 April 2010. The revamped machine produces toilet paper and hand towel base paper for products marketed under…
Papierfabrik Palm GmbH & Co. KG and DB Schenker Rail Deutschland AG received the 2010 Award for Cooperation in Transport and Logistics (Kooperationspreis Transport und Logistik) from the Federal Association for Economics, Transport, and Logistics (Bundesverband Wirtschaft, Verkehr und Logistik…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, announced on 9 December 2009 plans to improve Speciality Papers business area's profitability. The main measures were stated to be the planned closures of two speciality paper machines in Reflex mill and the streamlining…
Friday, 21 May 2010 10:00

ABB's New Infrared Moisture Sensor

ABB, the pioneer in Quality Control Systems, introduces its new High-Performance Infrared (HPIR) moisture sensor for their QCS800xA Quality Control System (QCS). Intended as a replacement for the very popular HemiPlus moisture sensor, the HPIR is designed to improve the…
The first press of the Speedmaster CX 102 series, introduced by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) as a world premiere on the occasion of IPEX in Birmingham, has been sold to German commercial printshop Kern GmbH, located in Bexbach, Saarland. The…
Clean Tech developer Lontra has provided the first glimpse of the innovative Blade Compressor™, a technology that has been in development by the company since 2004.The compressor, which was designed by Lontra’s Technical Director Steve Lindsey, is a rotary device…
Thursday, 20 May 2010 12:45

Subscription warrants in Rottneros AB

A decision was made at the AGM of Rottneros on 22 April 2010 to issue no more than 30 million subscription warrants to be used for a subscription warrant programme for eight senior executives. The subscription period has now expired…
UPM has invited schoolchildren and other stakeholders to plant trees as part of the company’s annual tree planting day. UPM’s tree planting day, which was organised for the first time last year, takes place on May 21 in most locations.…
Paper producer Van Houtum is introducing the most environmentally friendly toilet paper in the world at the ISSA Interclean in the RAI Amsterdam. Satino Black is the only truly CO2-neutral toilet paper made with 100% recycled paper and an environmentally…
GLV Inc. (TSX: GLV.A, GLV.B) announced today that it has been awarded new major contracts worth close to $39M. Among these contracts, the Water Treatment Group has obtained a $13.5M order from an Australian food processing company for a system…
Erik Højsholt, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brødrene Hartmann A/S since 2007, passed away on 18 May 2010 following a short period of illness and hospitalisation. Mr Højsholt headed Hartmann's successful turnaround process, which was completed in late…
Lenzing's subsidiary PT. South Pacific Viscose (SPV) officially started up its fourth production line at the beginning of April. A total of about USD 150 mill. made the production line the Group's biggest individual investment project in recent years. Its…
Wednesday, 19 May 2010 10:11

UPM launches new UPM Eco Range

UPM has renewed its product offering and naming in its SC-B, MFS and News product ranges and launches a new UPM Eco range. The developments take place in heatset and rotogravure printing methods, whereas the coldset product range stays the…
IGT Testing Systems and Testprint BV are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement for international cooperation. Both companies have been active in the paper, ink, printing and allied industries for a very long time and their respective…