Peter Arndrup Poulsen has announced his decision to resign from the position as CEO of Brødrene Hartmann A/S to take up the position as CEO of Tvilum-Scanbirk in Fårvang, north of Silkeborg, Denmark. Peter Arndrup Poulsen will join Tvilum-Scanbirk on…
Metso-acquired Tamfelt Corp. has been established as Fabrics business line within Metso’s Paper and Fiber Technology. Tamfelt was delisted from the stock exchange on May 4, 2010 after Metso had acquired all of Tamfelt shares.The name change from Tamfelt Corp.…
Wednesday, 26 May 2010 09:23

Production stop at Vallviks Bruk

The production at Vallviks Bruk, which forms part of the Rottneros Group, will be stopped for in total about ten days for maintenance work on the evaporation plant. It is estimated that the loss of production will amount to about…
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…