October 2017

Voith's Infinity seam and endless press fabrics improve batt fiber anchorage and reduce batt fiber loss

October 31, 2017 - 09:37
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  • RALEIGH, NC, Oct. 31, 2017 (Press Release) -
  • Cabled yarn provided consistent performance throughout press fabric’s life cycle
  • Press fabrics are available in seamed and endless. Seamed fabrics quick change out reduced downtime

Voith Infinity seam and endless press fabrics use cabled yarn in the base structure that improve batt fiber anchorage. Paper manufacturers benefited from consistent performance over the entire runtime life cycle. This version of press fabrics enabled consistently high dewatering performance and excellent paper quality.

Clariant engages in initial discussion with shareholder White Tale post termination of proposed merger with Huntsman

October 31, 2017 - 09:36
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    MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Oct. 30, 2017 (Press Release) -
  • Initial talks held over the weekend
  • Clariant management and White Tale share focus on long-term value creation
  • Further conversations are to be held in the coming weeks

Tetra Pak introduces new Tetra Fino Aseptic 100 Ultra MiM packaging for liquid dairy producers

October 31, 2017 - 08:55

LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Oct. 31, 2017 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak has today launched the Tetra Fino® Aseptic 100 Ultra MiM, a new package that offers an opportunity for customers to produce liquid dairy and juice drinks using their existing production processes, and market them as ice creams and frozen products.

Clariant to build new 50,000 tonnes/yr full-scale commercial cellulosic ethanol plant based on its sunliquid technology in Romania

October 31, 2017 - 08:40
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    MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Oct. 31, 2017 (Press Release) -
  • Clariant approves the investment in a new full-scale commercial cellulosic ethanol plant based on its sunliquid® technology
  • Further step for the commercialization of bio-ethanol, licenses and enzymes
  • Mid double-digit million peak sales potential from sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol

Clariant to build new 50,000 tonnes/yr full-scale commercial cellulosic ethanol plant based on its sunliquid technology in Romania

October 31, 2017 - 08:40
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    MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Oct. 31, 2017 (Press Release) -
  • Clariant approves the investment in a new full-scale commercial cellulosic ethanol plant based on its sunliquid® technology
  • Further step for the commercialization of bio-ethanol, licenses and enzymes
  • Mid double-digit million peak sales potential from sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol

Minerals Technologies signs agreement with APP's PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills to build 80,000 tonnes/yr satellite PCC plant in Pindo Deli, Indonesia

October 31, 2017 - 07:53
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NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2017 (Globe Newswire) -Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills, part of the Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), to build an 80,000 metric ton per year satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) plant at its paper mill in Pindo Deli, Indonesia, located just east of the city of Jakarta. The facility will be operated by Pindo Deli Specialty Minerals (PDSM), a newly created joint venture in Indonesia.

Andritz to refurbish Canadian utility company SaskPower's E.B. Campbell hydroelectric power station for Euro 90 million

October 31, 2017 - 06:46
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GRAZ and VIENNA, Austria , Oct. 31, 2017 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received a contract from SaskPower, the leading utility company in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, to refurbish the E.B. Campbell hydroelectric power station on the Saskatchewan River. The contract value amounts to over 90 million euros.

Borregaard's LignoTech Ibérica terminates cooperation agreement with Spain's Sniace Group

October 31, 2017 - 05:57
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SARPSBORG, Norway, Oct. 25, 2017 (Press Release) -Since operations were resumed in the 4th quarter of 2016, the market conditions for LignoTech Ibérica have been challenging. The board of LignoTech Ibérica S.A., a company owned 60% by Borregaard and 40% by the Spanish Sniace Group, has today given notice of termination of the cooperation agreement between LignoTech Ibérica and the Sniace Group.

ICT launches new PCMC-supplied FORTE Converting line at its Piano di Coreglia facility in Italy

October 31, 2017 - 05:45
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BORGO A MOZZANO, Italy, Oct. 26, 2017 (Press Release) -Another key project has been completed in the Piano di Coreglia facility near Lucca: the launch of a FORTE Converting line by PCMC, with a speed of 700 m per minute. The new machine assures top quality and flexibility. This is an investment hinged on machines made in Italy by leading companies such as PCMC, Casmatic, Optima, Infinity, Flexlink, Elettric80 and Technowrapp. All this was made possible thanks to the unfailing ICT team spirit, in the ongoing pursuit of safety, quality, efficiency and waste reduction.

Valmet to supply new DNA Control System for Blue Paper's Solid Recovered Fuels boiler at its facility in Strasbourg, France

October 31, 2017 - 05:44
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ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 31, 2017 (Press Release) -Valmet has been selected to supply a Valmet DNA Control System for the new Solid Recovered Fuels (SRF) boiler Blue Paper SAS is building in its site in Strasbourg, France. The order was included in Valmet's third quarter of 2017 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery is scheduled for early 2018, and process start-up is planned for spring 2018.

Boardlink installs biomass boilers to fuel at its 32,500 sqm facility in Hawarden, UK

October 31, 2017 - 05:19
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HAWARDEN, UK, Oct. 30, 2017 (Press Release) -The foundation of European carton board production is based on continuously growing, well-managed forests as well as paperboard mills powered by bioenergy. Boardlink’s recent investment is the first step to ensure our production process is as environmentally friendly as both our suppliers and our products.

This significant long term investment in renewable energy saw the installation of biomass boilers to fuel our 32,500 square metre manufacturing facility based in Hawarden, North Wales.

P&G and Gruppo Angelini's jv Fater develops new technology to recycle 10,000 tonnes/yr of used diapers into new products and materials

October 31, 2017 - 04:09
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TREVISO, Italy, Oct. 25, 2017 (Press Release) -The technology, patented by Fater SpA, a P&G and Gruppo Angelini joint venture, can transform 10,000 tonnes per year of used diapers into new products and materials of added value; enough to serve one million people.

An example of Industry contribution to Environmental Sustainability that won the company the “Circular Economy Champion” award from the European Commission.

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