The Print Media Academy (PMA) of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) will run the English-language  "Print Buyer University" for the third time from June 15th to 18th 2010.The four-day program in Heidelberg is tailor-made for marketing, purchasing and production professionals in…
For over a year now, the Trulli print shop in Vence has been using a Speedmaster XL 105 ten-color press with perfecting device. The press was ordered at drupa 2008 and was at that time the first press with this…
More than 55.000 hectares of forests have been certified as being in compliance with PEFC's Sustainability Benchmark, the Estonian Forest Certification Council announced earlier this month. "This group certification covers 44 forest owners and represents the first-ever PEFC forest management…
Monday, 29 March 2010 10:32

Rottneros Appoints New CFO

Tomas Hedström (MBA) will take up his appointment as CFO for Rottneros AB on 1 May 2010. Tomas Hedström, who has among other things been engaged as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, is coming to us from the SCA Group where…
SKS Vision Systems Oy has announced 15.3.2010 the acquisition of all business operations of Opto-Control Oy. The business will be operated under the name SKS Vision Systems Oy. The incorporation of these two companies with decades of expertise in optoelectronics,…
The newest member of BTG's Duroblade family delivers extra-soft, extra thick tissue in both wet and dry creping applications. BTG's Duroblade-Velvet™ has been specially developed to meet the needs of mills working in one of today's fastest-growing, most competitive markets.…
CTS has got a membership of SRO for practicing design activities in Russia. Scope of this engineering license covers company´s earlier Russian engineering licenses. The earlier license obtaining practice has been changed at the end of year 2009 to a…
After extensive field testing in tissue mills, Metso is now delivering a new all-in-one sensor which measures tissue fiber weight and moisture simultaneously in the PaperIQ Select quality control system. The new sensor, called IQFiber, measures fiber weight and moisture…
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…