August 2018

Valmet and Kawanoe Zoki-supplied new tissue line successfully started up at Crecia-Kasuga's facility in Fuji, Japan

August 28, 2018 - 04:24
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Crecia-Kasuga Co., Ltd has successfully started up a new tissue line, jointly delivered by Valmet and Kawanoe Zoki Co., Ltd., at the company's new production facility in Fuji, Japan. The inauguration ceremony was held during summer and the line is now in full operation producing tissue products for the Japanese consumer market.

The project has been very successful and the cooperation between Valmet, Kawanoe Zoki and Crecia-Kasuga has been smooth and efficient.

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

Eco-conscious startup US paper straw offers alternative to plastic

August 27, 2018 - 17:57
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2018 (PRNewswire) -US paper straw, an eco-conscious startup, seeks to improve ocean life by helping to reduce the amount of plastic dumped into the ocean. Plastic straws negatively impact aquatic life. With US paper straw's high-quality paper alternative, fewer plastic straws will end up in the ocean.

Spill from aging Woodland Pulp mill in Maine worries conservationists

August 27, 2018 - 17:28
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SAINT JOHN, NB, Aug. 27, 2018 (CBC) -A recent spill of two million litres of partially treated pulp-mill effluent into a tributary of the St. Croix River is raising concerns about the long-term health of the river dividing New Brunswick from the United States.

One of the main lines of the Woodland Pulp mill in Baileyville, Maine, west of Calais, ruptured Aug. 10, sending wastewater into Wapsaconhagen Stream.

A police officer on patrol smelled an odour and contacted the mill that day.

Maine governor appoints Woodland Pulp mill manager to St. Croix International Waterway Commission

August 27, 2018 - 17:24
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AUGUSTA, ME, Aug. 27, 2018 (Associated Press (AP)) -Gov. Paul LePage has appointed a St. Croix River mill manager to an international commission that protects the river’s corridor on the U.S.-Canadian border.

LePage, a Republican, in August appointed Scott Beal, Woodland Pulp spokesman and environmental and security manager, to the St. Croix International Waterway Commission.

Two Sides: CRA's new "nudge" campaign shows ineffectiveness of “Go Paperless – Go Green” slogans

August 27, 2018 - 10:05
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CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -According to a recent “nudge” campaign by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), marketing messages touting the environmental benefits of going paperless are falling on deaf ears. The results of the CRA campaign show that such green claims have little impact on the consumer’s choice for switching from paper to online options.

Australian advanced materials technology company Talga signs LOI to incorporate Talphene product into BillerudKorsnäs packaging application

August 27, 2018 - 05:13

PERTH, Australia , Aug. 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Australian advanced materials technology company, Talga Resources Ltd (“Talga” or “the Company”) is pleased to advise it has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with BillerudKorsnäs, a Swedish based multinational packaging company.

Under the LOI, Talga and BillerudKorsnäs will jointly explore potential benefits of incorporating a Talga graphene (Talphene) product into a BillerudKorsnäs packaging application.

Valmet to supply paper machine conversion rebuild for Burgo's Verzuolo Mill

August 27, 2018 - 04:22
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation for Burgo Group S.p.A. at its Verzuolo Mill in Italy. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 9 and related stock preparation systems currently producing lightweight coated (LWC) paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce recycled containerboard grades.

Valmet to supply extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Burgo group's PM 9 at its mill in Verzuolo, Italy

August 27, 2018 - 04:22
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation for Burgo Group S.p.A. at its Verzuolo Mill in Italy. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 9 and related stock preparation systems currently producing lightweight coated (LWC) paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce recycled containerboard grades.

Fine Hygienic Holding completes comprehensive renovation of its factory and machinery at Al Keena paper mill in Jordan

August 27, 2018 - 03:40
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AMMAN, Jordan , Aug. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, recently completed a comprehensive repair and renovation of its factory and machinery at Al Keena paper mill in Jordan. This careful and comprehensive process not onlAlKeenaCuttingRibbon...y ensures the machines will continue to run smoothly for years to come, but also guarantees that the factory will continue producing the same high quality paper products that consumers have come to expect from Fine.

Fine Hygienic Holding completes comprehensive renovation of its factory and machinery at Al Keena paper mill in Jordan

August 27, 2018 - 03:40
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AMMAN, Jordan , Aug. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, recently completed a comprehensive repair and renovation of its factory and machinery at Al Keena paper mill in Jordan. This careful and comprehensive process not only ensures the machines will continue to run smoothly for years to come, but also guarantees that the factory will continue producing the same high quality paper products that consumers have come to expect from Fine.

Aalto University and Finland's VTT to sign agreement on CERES flagship programme to develop joint innovation ecosystem in bioeconomy

August 27, 2018 - 03:27
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OTAKAARI, Finland , Aug. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland signed a collaboration agreement on the CERES flagship programme and took a concrete step towards a joint innovation ecosystem in the field of bioeconomy. The aim is to develop materials from renewable resources in order to safeguard a sustainable future. The Academy of Finland has granted a EUR 9.5 million flagship funding for the first four years of the project. An extension funding for the next four-year period will be based on an interim evaluation.

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