To support the shift to renewable and recyclable materials in shopping and takeaway bags, Stora Enso launches CarrEco Brown™. Made from 100% fresh fibers, the material has high strength and tear resistance properties and is also safe for direct food…
Valmet will deliver Valmet DNA Integrated Operations to Kemira Chemicals’ Äetsä plant in Sastamala, Finland. The target is to increase usage efficiency through automation.  The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2021. The value of…
Valmet is launching a new THRU-AIR® Bonder at the IDEA 2022 nonwovens show in Miami March 28-31, 2022. With this invention Valmet offers the opportunity to make premium grade products at a competitive cost, which in turn can lead to…
Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of four paper production sites. In line with Stora Enso’s strategy, paper is not a strategic growth area for the Group. The divestment intent is aligned with the Group’s…
International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the rebuilt PM2 kraftliner paper machine for Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A. at their mill in Front Canavese, Italy, and has received a follow-up order to further improve its performance. The PM2 has a…
The PM10 at Laakirchen Papier AG, part of the Heinzel Group, Austria, that was rebuilt by ANDRITZ has become the world’s fastest converted containerboard production machine with speeds of up to 1,420 m/min at a basis weight ranging from 80…
Valmet will supply Valmet DNA Automation System and Valmet IQ Quality Control System to Norske Skog’s paper machine PM 3 in its Bruck facility, located in Austria. Norske Skog Bruck selected Valmet’s automation systems based on good references in technology, service support and low…
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Italian Burgo Group to rebuild the press section of its PM2, a test liner/white top liner machine, at the Avezzano mill, Italy. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of…
Finland is among the world leaders in drone research. Researchers’ next goal is to develop the technology and test how a swarm of coordinating drones equipped with AI can detect and prevent forest fires. How can a forest fire be…
BillerudKorsnäs has just announced that its Nomination Committee will propose Magnus Nicolin and Florian Heiserer as new members of the Board at the Annual General Meeting in May 2022. The Nomination Committee is very pleased to propose two new Board…
Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces price increases for all product lines for all industries in the EMEA region. Costs for all main raw materials, energy and freight have massively increased during recent months and continue to rise. The surge…
Drain valves comprise up to 20% of all valves in a typical processing plant. But cleaning them is costly, difficult and time-consuming due to long cleaning cycles and the risk of pressure shocks. The new Alfa Laval ThinkTop pulse seat…
Cepi’s thoughts are with our colleagues and the people of Ukraine who are suffering an unbearable war. Today, we see how the unprovoked and unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine has become a dramatic wakeup call to strengthen the European Union’s…
Valmet will launch a new R&D and innovation project called Beyond Circularity, which improves Valmet’s readiness to support the green transition in Valmet’s customer industries based on the company’s technology vision 2030. The project aims at further strengthening Valmet’s R&D…
SCA has just published its annual and sustainability report for 2021. In the report, SCA describes the company's work to contribute to a fossil-free society. SCA's climate benefit in 2021 amounted to 10.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide based on…
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