VANTAA, Finland, July 8, 2016 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs has awarded Pöyry with the engineering services assignment for the investment program in their Skärblacka mill. The assignment includes detail engineering services for all disciplines and related site services, to be carried out between 2016 and early 2018.Read more
MONCHENGLADBACH, Germany, July 5, 2016 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has commissioned Voith to install a fully automated VariFlex winder on the BM1 board machine at its Kaukopää mill in Imatra, Finland. The winder’s innovative concept increases processing capacity and makes production safer and more reliable.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, July 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Increased environmental awareness will lead to completely new demands being placed on the packaging industry. BillerudKorsnäs sees this challenge as a business opportunity. When BillerudKorsnäs partner, the French research platform Tara Expeditions, recently made a stopover in Miami on the way to the Pacific Ocean on an 18-month expedition, BillerudKorsnäs invited stakeholders in its American market to discuss how the packaging industry can contribute in this regard.Read more
PANKAKOSKI, Finland, July 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Following on from the recent investment in a new dilution headbox at BM3, Pankaboard’s investment programme has continued, with an upgrade on their BM2 machine, which produces Folding Boxboards, specializing in the heavier weight substances.
In early 2016 the company made a significant investment to up-grade the formation control on BM2 to meet the highest of quality standards. As a result of this new investment the fiber distribution was reengineered and optimized for enhanced smoothness and converting performance.Read more
PARIS, July 5, 2016 (Press Release) -In accordance with the motto “Present and future needs”, the paper sack industry held this year’s EUROSAC Congress in Marseille, France, from 26 to 28 May. It showcased its latest innovations and elected the winner of the EUROSAC Grand Prix Award 2016. In addition, activities were presented that have been launched in order to achieve the objectives of EUROSAC’s ambitious ten-year road map.Read more
TOKYO, July 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Tokyo-headquartered Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG Combibloc, one of the world's leading manufacturer of cartons for food and beverages, have reached an agreement to collaborate in the food and beverage carton business for the Japanese market.
Background to the partnership
In Japan, cardboard cartons for beverage use come in only two major formats - a gable top type and a brick type - with resulting limited scope for product differentiation.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, July 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver a biomass-fired boiler plant and related automation and environmental systems to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill (Segezha PPM) in the Republic of Karelia, Russia. The boiler will produce steam for the mill's production processes and enables the mill to use wood residues and sludge as fuel and thus reduce the use of heavy fuel oil and lower its emissions and environmental impact. Valmet's delivery is scheduled for 2017.Read more