November 2019

Papierfabrik August Koehler starts up Voith-supplied MG specialty paper line at its Kehl mill, Germany

November 20, 2019 - 06:15
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  • HEIDEMHEIM and KEHL, Germany , Nov. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Efficient, large-scale production of flexible packaging papers
  • Investment in Papermaking 4.0 solutions OnCare.Asset and OnCare.Health
  • Longstanding partnership based on trust and technological expertise

CEPI announces new alliance 4evergreen to boost contribution of fibre-based packaging in circular and sustainable economy

November 20, 2019 - 03:56
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BRUSSELS, Nov. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry, announced today a new alliance called 4evergreen. The aim of the alliance is to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate and environmental impact. 

Stora Enso and CEPI member companies launch new alliance 4evergreen to promote fiber-based packaging in circular economy

November 20, 2019 - 03:50
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HELSINKI, Nov. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso, along with other members of CEPI, the European association representing the forest fiber and paper industry, are joining forces with companies across the value chain to drive the recycling of fiber-based packaging and collaboration in circular design and materials to enable positive change in circular economy.

A.Celli presents E-WIND P100H winding machines at its facilities in Tassignano, Italy

November 20, 2019 - 02:03
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LUCCA, ITALY, Nov. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Last week, at the A.Celli Paper facilities in Tassignano, two paper rewinders, 8m wide, were available for viewing.

The two winding machines E-WIND P100H present relevant features, both in terms of width and for the innovative technological solutions applied.

We thank all those who visited us during the week, who appreciated the massive machines and A.Celli technology, partly already visible in this pre-assembly and internal testing phase.

PMP-supplied Intelli-Nip Shoe Press successfully starts up at Smurfit Kappa's Morava paper mill in Hradec nad Moravicí, Czech Republic

November 20, 2019 - 01:53

JELENIA GORA, Poland, Nov. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -On August 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has signed a contract for a press part rebuild of PM#2 in Smurfit Kappa Morava Paper, Czech Republic. On September 2019, a new core technological component, PMP Intelli-Nip Shoe Press has been launched. These last 2 years have been very productive of projects for press part modernization or new press.

ÅF Pöyry's member of BOD Henrik Ehrnrooth receives Energy Globe ‘Medal of Honor’ award

November 20, 2019 - 01:19
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STOCKHOLM, Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Henrik Ehrnrooth, former long-time chairman of the board at Pöyry and current board member of ÅF Pöyry has been awarded with the Energy Globe ‘Medal of Honor’. Henrik’s achievement in winning one of the most prestigious international environmental awards is down to his outstanding, impactful and innovative work for sustainable development and climate friendly solutions.

ÅF Pöyry's member of BOD Henrik Ehrnrooth receives Energy Globe ‘Medal of Honor’ award

November 20, 2019 - 01:19
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STOCKHOLM, Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Henrik Ehrnrooth, former long-time chairman of the board at Pöyry and current board member of ÅF Pöyry has been awarded with the Energy Globe ‘Medal of Honor’. Henrik’s achievement in winning one of the most prestigious international environmental awards is down to his outstanding, impactful and innovative work for sustainable development and climate friendly solutions.

UPM to use electric vehicles for deliveries at its Changshu paper mill in China

November 20, 2019 - 01:09
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HELSINKI, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Changshu paper mill in China is the first company in the region to begin electrifying its logistics chain by starting to use electric vehicles for deliveries.

“This is the next step in our long-term objective to reduce the use of fossil fuels and minimise emissions at the Changshu mill,” says York Fang, UPM Specialty Papers’ Vice President Supply Chain Operations in the Asia Pacific region.

UPM to use electric vehicles for deliveries at its Changshu paper mill in China

November 20, 2019 - 01:09
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HELSINKI, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Changshu paper mill in China is the first company in the region to begin electrifying its logistics chain by starting to use electric vehicles for deliveries.

“This is the next step in our long-term objective to reduce the use of fossil fuels and minimise emissions at the Changshu mill,” says York Fang, UPM Specialty Papers’ Vice President Supply Chain Operations in the Asia Pacific region.

Mondi launches new Advantage MF Boost High Porous paper grade for laminate applications

November 20, 2019 - 00:15
    VIENNA, Austria, Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • “Advantage MF Boost High Porous” is the latest innovation within Mondi`s Advantage MF Boost portfolio for high perpormance laminate applications
  • Alongside the portfolio growth, Mondi is testing higher basis weights of up to 160g/m² to serve growing customer demand
  • Mondi is well-positioned to fulfil market needs for consistent quality and increased supply, having expanded production of this range to two sites: Dynäs (Sweden) and Frantschach (Austria)

CN Rail strike could have significant economic impacts in Canada

November 19, 2019 - 19:49
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VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 19, 2019 (Local News) -Canadians are about to learn just how important railways still are in Canada.

More than 3,000 CN workers are now on strike, and industries that rely on freight to move products — everything from grain to metallurgical coal and gasoline — are sending warning signals to the federal government that the impacts could be severe, if the strike drags on.

Even if the strike is ended by federal legislation, that could take days or weeks, and by then there could be significant impacts on industries, like lumber and mining in B.C.

Thousands of CN Rail employees on strike in Canada amid contract talks

November 19, 2019 - 14:30
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MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2019 (CBC) -The federal government has urged Canadian National Railway Co. and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference to continue negotiating as the roughly 3,200 conductors, trainpersons and yard workers went on strike.

Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said Tuesday the government is concerned about the impact of a work stoppage on Canadians, but remains hopeful the two sides will reach an agreement.

The rail workers walked off the job after failing to reach a deal by a midnight deadline.

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