IGGESUND, Sweden, April 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Production at Iggesund Paperboard’s mill in the UK is now fully operational again. At the beginning of March the board machine was shut down for a rebuild, in which its oldest part, the press section, was replaced with cutting-edge technology. The rebuild will increase the machine’s capacity by 20,000 annual tonnes from 200,000 up to 220,000 and will also enable further quality improvements in the future.Read more
TORNESCH, Germany, April 7, 2016 (Press Release) -New design horizons for packaging and displaysRead more
KIEV, Ukraine, March 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Kiev CPM continues modernization of the cardboard machine-1 at the cardboard production division. In October, the Mill purchased rolling manufactured by Metso. It is already pre-assembled, equipment was tested, the installation is scheduled on June 2016. Replacing rolling on cardboard machine-1 will reduce the time to refill, thus, will increase the existing volume of coated cardboard production.Read more
KIEV, Ukraine, April 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Kiev CPM has started a project of press section modernize at the cardboard machine 2. In March 2016 a contract was signed with the company AVK (France) for the installation of a press on the existing machine. As a result, this project intends to improve the quality of plant products, as well as to reduce heat energy costs.Read more
CHARLOTTE, NC, April 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Masterwork USA, a leading manufacturer of folding carton and packaging equipment, is introducing its new MK1450ERS automatic platen die-cutting machine with full stripping and blanking capability. This large-format machine boasts a large maximum sheet size of 1450mm x 1080mm, thus providing its users with more usable space, dramatically increasing its production capability, reducing material wastage, and maximizing material utilization.Read more
DUBLIN, IRELAND, April 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has announced that two of its European operations have restarted following extended shut downs during the first quarter of 2016.
The company’s PM4 machine at its Sangüesa mill in Northern Spain, will now produce 30,000 tonnes per annum of high value Machine Glazed (MG) papers following its conversion from a 65,000 tonne per annum containerboard machine.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, April 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Kotkamills' environmental impact assessment process for the new paperboard machine was awarded by YVA ry.
The process started in spring 2015 and it was carried out by the end of the year. According to the jury, Kotkamills managed to cover the environmental impact assessment process comprehensively by balanced examination of the options, providing a compact and clear presentation and recieving good results within a strict schedule.Read more
STOCKHOLM, April 1, 2016 (Press Release) -An elegant chocolate box inspired by the Bermuda Triangle and designed by students from Beuth University in Berlin, has won the Public Choice Award in the Stora Enso Recreate Packaging 2016 design competition. Meanwhile, eleven designs in the student category and five designs in the professional category made their way to the final evaluation round by the jury and will compete for the awards to be granted in New York in May 2016.Read more