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March 2021

Valmet to supply world’s first AI based IQ Web Inspection System to Progroup’s PM 2 in Eisenhüttendstadt, Germany

March 30, 2021 - 07:45

ESPOO, Finland, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) based Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) to Progroup’s paper machine PM2 in Eisenhüttendstadt, Germany. The PM2 has been a world speed record-setter since its start-up by Valmet in 2010. The new machine vision system targets to increase the containerboard machine speed even further.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2020.

Valmet to supply world’s first AI based IQ Web Inspection System to Progroup’s PM 2 in Eisenhüttendstadt, Germany

March 30, 2021 - 07:45
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ESPOO, Finland, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) based Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) to Progroup’s paper machine PM2 in Eisenhüttendstadt, Germany. The PM2 has been a world speed record-setter since its start-up by Valmet in 2010. The new machine vision system targets to increase the containerboard machine speed even further.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2020.

Mondi produces recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s ‘Abraham’ range of thinly sliced gourmet ham

March 30, 2021 - 06:42
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    VIENNA, Austria, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Food producer Bell Germany is set to launch new recyclable packaging for its sliced ham range, developed by Mondi and available on shelves in spring 2021
  • Mondi’s WalletPack protects the ham, and the environment, by preventing food spoilage and improving recyclability
  • The lightweight material decreases plastic waste by 35 tonnes per year for Bell Germany

Mondi produces recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s ‘Abraham’ range of thinly sliced gourmet ham

March 30, 2021 - 06:42
    VIENNA, Austria, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Food producer Bell Germany is set to launch new recyclable packaging for its sliced ham range, developed by Mondi and available on shelves in spring 2021
  • Mondi’s WalletPack protects the ham, and the environment, by preventing food spoilage and improving recyclability
  • The lightweight material decreases plastic waste by 35 tonnes per year for Bell Germany

Thimm Group invests in Corruflex flexo printing press at its site in Sibiu, Romania

March 30, 2021 - 06:05

NORTHEIM, Germany , March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -Packaging manufacturer Thimm is setting new quality standards with its investment in the Corruflex flexo printing press at its site in Sibiu. The company is therefore significantly expanding its capacity for high-quality direct printing on corrugated cardboard in the Eastern European market. Customers also benefit from faster response times in packaging production.

Sappi Europe discusses new developments in barrier papers to replace plastic packaging

March 30, 2021 - 04:58

VIENNA, Austria, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -So far, the trend in relation to flexible packaging has clearly been in favour of plastic, however, when it comes to sustainability, paper-based mono-solutions are far superior. Thanks to newly developed types of barrier paper, paper is becoming increasingly popular for flexible packaging in the food industry. For what type of applications are the new developments suitable and where is there still a need for action for a functional circulatory system? Read on to find out.

Sappi Europe discusses new developments in barrier papers to replace plastic packaging

March 30, 2021 - 04:58
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VIENNA, Austria, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -So far, the trend in relation to flexible packaging has clearly been in favour of plastic, however, when it comes to sustainability, paper-based mono-solutions are far superior. Thanks to newly developed types of barrier paper, paper is becoming increasingly popular for flexible packaging in the food industry. For what type of applications are the new developments suitable and where is there still a need for action for a functional circulatory system? Read on to find out.

A.P. Moller - Maersk appoints Navneet Kapoor to its executive board from April 1

March 30, 2021 - 04:33
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 30, 2021 (Press Release) -The Board of Directors of A.P. Moller - Maersk have decided to appoint Chief Technology & Information Officer (CTIO) Navneet Kapoor to the Executive Board with effect from 1 April 2021. The appointment is both a recognition of the role Technology plays for the transformation of A.P. Moller – Maersk, and the strategic leadership capabilities of Navneet Kapoor.

Germany-based Werhahn Group acquires 100% ownership of FiberLean Technologies

March 30, 2021 - 04:23
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NEUSS, Germany , March 29, 2021 (Press Release) -We are excited to announce that, effective immediately, the Werhahn Group, a German fully family-owned business Group, has acquired 100% ownership of FiberLean Technologies. Formed five years ago as a joint venture and previously owned by Imerys SA and Omya International, FiberLean Technologies will now be a fully functional commercial business that will continue as a separate legal entity within the Werhahn Group.

Aalto University's Smart Foams research project uses artificial intelligence to develop wood-based foams as replacement for Styrofoam and other plastics

March 30, 2021 - 04:03
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HELSINKI, March 9, 2021 (Press Release) -The Smart Foams research project at Aalto University uses artificial intelligence to develop wood-based foams. Wood-based foam materials can replace Styrofoam and bubble wrap in packaging, for example.

’The project is based on biomimetics – a field which emulates natural phenomena. We use AI to develop a foam with properties similar to wood, such as strength, flexibility and resistance to heat,’ says Professor Mikko Alava in a news release by Aalto University.

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