April 2017

Graphic Packaging, DHL to invest $274 million in Louisiana paperboard mill, folding carton plant, logistics center

April 28, 2017 - 18:47
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MONROE, LA, April 28, 2017 (Press Release) -Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards joined President and CEO Michael Doss of Graphic Packaging International Inc. and CEO Scott Sureddin of DHL Supply Chain, North America, to announce the companies will make a combined $274 million capital investment in Northeast Louisiana and develop a 1.27 million-square-foot folding carton plant and logistics center in Monroe.  

Ukraine's Kyiv CPM signs contract with A.Celli for TM 2 press start upgrade

April 28, 2017 - 04:23
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KIEV, Ukraine, April 26, 2017 (Press Release) -In April 2017 PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill concluded the Contract with company ACelli , Italy on Press part upgrade at TM-2 and delivery of the new Pope Reel with central cut unit, web stabilizing system, shaft puller, spool storage, core lifter and finished reel lifting table. Delivery of equipment is planned at the end of October 2017, installation and startup will be in December 2017 – January 2018. After project realization the speed of TM-2 will be increased to 1200m/min.

Ukraine's Kyiv CPM signs contract with A.Celli for TM 2 press start upgrade

April 28, 2017 - 04:23
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KIEV, Ukraine, April 26, 2017 (Press Release) -In April 2017 PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill concluded the Contract with company ACelli , Italy on Press part upgrade at TM-2 and delivery of the new Pope Reel with central cut unit, web stabilizing system, shaft puller, spool storage, core lifter and finished reel lifting table. Delivery of equipment is planned at the end of October 2017, installation and startup will be in December 2017 – January 2018. After project realization the speed of TM-2 will be increased to 1200m/min.

Latest Voith technology installed at Green Bay Packaging

April 27, 2017 - 16:22
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GREEN BAY, WI and YORK, PA, April 27, 2017 (Press Release) -With an ideal combination of FormMax, PressMax and DryMax, Voith achieves a higher level of performance for the paper machine in the paper production process. In the former, press or dryer section, the Voith products combine perfectly with one another as AdvancedPRODUCTs to lower operating costs, increase productivity, improve quality and provide a safer workplace for operators.

International Paper starts annual, two-week shutdown at Ticonderoga, NY, mill

April 27, 2017 - 16:16
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TICONDEROGA, NY, April 27, 2017 (Local News) -International Paper’s Ticonderoga mill is offline from April 24 to May 10, but mill officials say it’s a normal maintenance shutdown.

Mill Communications Manager Donna Wadsworth said all employees are working during the down time.

“The outage is pretty standard,” she said. “Two weeks, (and) no major projects. No layoffs; everybody working.”

The Sun - International Paper mill starts annual shutdown

Tissue World 2017 hosts 3,284 industry professionals from 106 countries in Milan, Italy

April 27, 2017 - 09:04
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MILAN, Italy, April 27, 2017 (Press Release) -A total of 3,284 tissue industry professionals from 106 countries participated in the world’s largest dedicated tissue industry trade show, Tissue World Milan, at Fieramilanocity in Milan, Italy. The show took place from 10 to 12 April and was held for the first time in Italy.

Germany's Papierfabrik Scheufelen launches new fresh fiber product Grass Paper

April 27, 2017 - 03:14
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LENNINGEN, Germany, April 27, 2017 (Press Release) -In 1969 the first non-inflammable paper, developed by Scheufelen, flew with Apollo 11 to the moon: an important milestone in the history of the paper industry, just as trail blazing as the introduction of Scheufelen print art paper in 1892.

Toscotec to supply 17 TT SteelDryers for Cartiere Modesto Cardella's PM 4 in Lucca, Italy

April 27, 2017 - 02:32
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LUCCA, ITALY, April 27, 2017 (Press Release) -In the last year, the partnership between the Italian machinery supplier and Cartiere Modesto Cardella, became closer with three important orders of advanced TT SteelDryers to rebuild the dryer sections of PM3 and PM4.

A first order of 8 TT SteelDryers and 4 TT Uni-Run Vac-Rolls were supplied and started up in 2014, a second order of 14 new TT SteelDryers in place of cast iron dryers were provided for PM3 in 2016 and already successfully started-up. A third order of 17 TT SDs has been repeated for the PM4.

Toscotec to supply 17 TT SteelDryers for Cartiere Modesto Cardella's PM 4 in Lucca, Italy

April 27, 2017 - 02:32
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LUCCA, ITALY, April 27, 2017 (Press Release) -In the last year, the partnership between the Italian machinery supplier and Cartiere Modesto Cardella, became closer with three important orders of advanced TT SteelDryers to rebuild the dryer sections of PM3 and PM4.

A first order of 8 TT SteelDryers and 4 TT Uni-Run Vac-Rolls were supplied and started up in 2014, a second order of 14 new TT SteelDryers in place of cast iron dryers were provided for PM3 in 2016 and already successfully started-up. A third order of 17 TT SDs has been repeated for the PM4.

KBA-Iberica Die Cutters to present post-press solutions for board and corrugated packaging markets at Odyssey 2017 in Schaumburg, IL from May 17-19

April 27, 2017 - 01:26
    DALLAS, TX, April 26, 2017 (Press Release) -
  • First-time attendee and Diamond sponsor
  • New subsidiary is a Barcelona-based producer of medium and large-format flatbed die-cutters for board and corrugated packaging
  • KBA-Iberica Die Cutters booth #1036

Israel's Highcon installs new Euclid IIIS digital cutting and creasing machine at Lexon Group in Newport, South Wales

April 26, 2017 - 11:28

YAVNE, Israel, April 26, 2017 (Press Release) -Lexon Group of Newport, South Wales, recently installed one of the first Highcon Euclid IIIS digital cutting and creasing machines in Europe. The 40 year old print service provider specializes in delivering the unusual, the difficult and the unique, super-fast, and sees the adoption of digital cutting and creasing as a strategic leap forward.

Tetra Pak launches new condition monitoring service to reduce machine downtime and cut costs for food and beverage manufacturers​​​

April 26, 2017 - 10:27

HANNOVER, Germany, April 26, 2017 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak has launched a new Condition Monitoring service to help food and beverage manufacturers predict machine failures before they occur. This cuts machine downtime and costs related to maintenance or unexpected failures.

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