ZHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -On July 29, 2016, Liansheng Paper Industry (Longhai) Co., Ltd. signed a contract with Voith in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, for a new packaging paper machine, the PM 9. This move not only takes the cooperation between Liansheng and Voith to a new level, but also strengthens Voith's leading position in the global packaging paper machine market.Read more
PARIS, May 26, 2016 (Press Release) -At its 2016 edition, ALL4PACK Paris, the international reference trade event for the packaging and intralogistics sector, will be offering an unprecedented range of content, addressing today’s most pressing themes for industry professionals: connected and ultra-smart packaging, health, safety and transparency issues, eco-design and zero waste, and e-commerce.Read more
BRUSSELS, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Special papers from Sappi have won another highly regarded award. This year, the German Packaging Award 2016 in the New Materials category went to the Sappi Guard product family. The packaging awards were announced at a ceremony on 27 September 2016 at Fachpack in Nuremberg, Germany. The jury praised Sappi's sustainable paper packaging solutions, which offer innovative integrated barrier and heat sealing properties otherwise only achievable with multi-layer films.Read more
ATLANTA, GA, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -David Withers, President, announced that Coldwater has sold and completed the start-up of another PCA Dryer Passivation System at a recycled mill in the Southwest U.S.
The innovative PCA Dryer Passivation System has been installed on a 4.5 meter (176 inch) wide recycled paperboard machine that was experiencing significant build-up in the first section of dryers, especially on the dryer fabric and felt return rolls, which resulted in unscheduled downtime for cleaning.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 27, 2016 (Press Release) -At FachPack 2016, Metsä Board will showcase its food service boards as well as its folding boxboards and white linerboards designed to meet the demands of today’s packaging requirements. The company’s paperboards are made from a renewable and recyclable raw material, fresh fibres, that are of known origin and naturally pure.Read more
HAGUE, The Netherlands, Sept. 27, 2016 (Press Release) -From 14 until 17 September 2016 the European folding carton industry came together in Antibes/Juan-les-Pins (France) for the ECMA Congress. This year's congress theme was: ‘Big Data – The New Folding Carton Industry’.
Over 150 participants attended the plenary working programme. A great line-up of international acknowledged experts and trend watchers showed the huge influence of Big Data on the future of our industry. In short: Big Data + Big Ideas = Big Impact and also requires "Big Thinking".Read more
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 27, 2016 (Press Release) -Stora Enso is launching a new paperboard, CKB Nude by Stora Enso, at FachPack in Nuremberg from the 27th to 29th of September 2016. The product is designed to meet consumer preferences for renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials with a natural look and feel.
CKB Nude is suitable for a wide range of end use applications, from food packaging to beverages, cosmetics and luxury thanks to its durability, light weight and converting and printing quality.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, Sept. 26, 2016 (Press Release) -Kotkamills Consumer Boards will be present at FachPack from the 27th to the 29th of September 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany. This autumn the company is introducing a brand new range of packaging boards, AEGLE for folding boxboards, and ISLA for food service boards.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 23, 2016 (Press Release) -The PM 2 of Parenco in Renkum, Netherlands, was successfully started up just 14 months after contract signing. After a short optimization phase the customer signed the official take-over document. This rebuild increases the mill's capacity by approximately 385,000 metric tons annually.Read more