The new PM 5 for light-weight packaging paper at Modern Karton went into operation on time in Corlu, Turkey, in the middle of 2015. The entire process technology - from the stock preparation to the winder, including automation - was delivered by Voith and is characterized by low fresh water and energy consumption.Read more
The second beta-testing site to receive a BOBST digital printing press for corrugated board is the Schumacher Packaging plant in Ebersdorf, Germany, where the installation is already well under way and where production will start at the end of this month.Read more
Klaipedos kartonas AB, a subsidiary of GRIGISKES AB, has started an essential project for the modernisation of their paper production machine. The aim of the project is to double the company's production capacity within 3-5 years. As specified in a notice of GRIGISKES AB dated 04 June 2015 and commented on in a meeting with investors on the same day, the strategy of the subsidiary is to implement this project in three stages.Read more
BRUSSELS, July 9, 2015 (PPI Europe) -Finland's Kotkamills has signed up Bellmer Vaahto to help convert the mill's PM 2 into a multi-layer board machine. The value of the order amounts to Euro 30 million ($33 million).
The firm plans to convert its coated magazine paper and kraft paper PM 2 to produce an estimated 400,000 tonnes/yr of FBB and recyclable barrier board by summer 2016.Read more
The DS Smith Packaging Systems site, located in Dijon-Chenôve, France, specialises in the design and manufacture of Inline Filling Machines.
Each year, more than 100 made-to-measure machines leave the factory, destined for everything from forming and closing corrugated cardboard cases, to automated packing.Read more
With Grupo Água de S. Martinho (Aguarela), Portugal's leading supplier of packaged drinking water, SIG Combibloc has won another customer in Portugal. For Aguarela, the decision to choose filling technology from SIG Combibloc represents an entry into business with beverages in carton packs, and at the same time entry into the noncarbonated soft drinks (NCSD) segment. Aguarela is now offering ice tea in aseptic carton packs from SIG Combibloc; nectars and juices are set to follow. For SIG Combibloc, Aguarela is the first Portuguese customer in the NCSD segment.Read more
International Paper's Alaska Plus board has been awarded the "European Medal" as an innovative lightweight cartonboard product. Alaska Plus is a new notably lighter GC2 board produced at the company's Kwidzyn mill in Poland.Read more