CLEVELAND, OH, Sept. 20, 2016 (PRNewswire) -World demand for kaolin is forecast to grow 2.1 percent per year to 27.5 million metric tons in 2020, valued at $4.1 billion. Gains will be driven by expansion of manufacturing activity in developing countries, particularly in the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions.
OULU, Finland, Oct. 20, 2016 (Press Release) -Fortum and Taaleri Kiertotalous Ky have today signed an agreement with Chempolis Oy to invest in the company. The deal is part of a restructuring of Chempolis Oy’s ownership and financing, in order to strengthen the balance sheet and operations as well as open new growth areas.
Paper and packaging companies have been largely driven by output volume. However, this is no longer sufficient, and new business models and processes can illustrate a successful path into the future. Many organizations are aiming to design a system that better balances demand with production, focuses on profitability, and can also yield a more efficient operations and control system. This transformation requires real-time digital information and control in a digital paper and packaging enterprise.