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…
At this year's IPEX trade show in Birmingham, United Kingdom, from May 18 to 25, 2010, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) will be showcasing the latest developments in its product and solution portfolio. The leading international solution provider for sheetfed offset…
Tuesday, 18 May 2010 16:45

Two gold picked up at Sappi Awards

Offset Alpine and Scott Print took out the gold awards for the Australasia region at the Sappi Trading International Printer of the Year awards ceremony in Sydney last night. The companies will go on to compete against printers worldwide for…
In the first quarter of 2010 German press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) booked a big increase in new business compared to the same period the previous year. The group order intake climbed 43.2% to €314.4m (2009: €219.5m), with…
The world’s first pilot machine for making it possible to work with nanocellulose on a large scale is currently under construction in Stockholm. With this major venture, Innventia, a research company, is taking a decisive step towards the industrialisation of…
Multi Umwelttechnologie AG has over 15 years experience with culture media for immobilising micro-organisms during the treatment of sewage water. During this time, we have used almost every known carrier in many different large plants, types of sewage water and…
American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman made the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule, issued this week:“The EPA’s action hurts rural communities by endangering family wage American jobs and…
Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. has arranged, subject to regulatory approval, a non-brokered private placement consisting of the issuance of up to 1,400,000 units (each a "Unit") of the company, at a subscription price of $1.00 per Unit, to qualified investors,…
Metso has received an order to supply a recausticizing plant for Metsä-Botnia’s Kemi mill in the city of Kemi in Finland. The new plant will replace an existing recausticizing line and is scheduled to start up during autumn 2011. The…
Tamfelt has been a part of Metso Corporation since December 28, 2009. During the first months of 2010, Metso and Tamfelt have been integrating their operations. The market situation in Tamfelt’s line of business continues to be challenging.For economic and…
The FSC Director General has delivered a positive approval decision for the "Swedish FSC SLIMF Standard for Forest Certification”. The approval of the Swedish SLIMF (Small and Low Intensity Managed Forest) standard will have a major impact on Swedish forest…
A new Forest Products Industry Technology Roadmap released today by the Agenda 2020 Technology Alliance invites the global research community to engage in collaborative, pre-competitive research, development, and demonstration programs that will provide the foundation for deployment of new breakthrough…
UPM's Otepää Plywood Mill celebrates its 10th anniversary on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. Otepää is the only plywood mill in Estonia and the second largest plywood maker in the Baltic Countries. Otepää manufactures birch plywood from local raw material. In…
Carsten Dybevig has been appointed vice president corporate communication in Norske Skog. Dybevig has 11 years' experience in the company, most recently as company secretary and financial manager at Norske Skog's Oxenøen headquarters.- We will remain open and accessible to…
The Tissue Technology Center of Metso, situated in Karlstad, Sweden, was hit by fire on April 28, 2010.The fire caused damages to the roof of the Technology Center building. The personnel was not endangered, nor were the tissue pilot machine…