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April 2021

LEIPA announces temporary reduction of production on PM 5 at its Schwedt mill in Germany

April 20, 2021 - 09:56
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SCHWEDT, Germany, April 20, 2021 (Press Release) -On 10 April, damage occurred in the pulping area of paper machine 5 at LEIPA's Schwedt plant. As a result, the machine came to an instantaneous standstill.

All measures necessary for repair were initiated immediately. In the course of the repair work, however, it became apparent that the complexity of the mechanical damage is much more serious than initially assumed.

Arkema and SUPERSMART European project funded by EIT wins 2021 Organic Electronics Association competition Award

April 19, 2021 - 13:30
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COLOMBES, France, April 19, 2021 (Press Release) -The SUPERSMART European project funded by EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) and coordinated by Arkema with 10 partners* won the 2021 Organic Electronics Association competition Award for the Best Publicly Funded Project Demonstrator. This project advances the emerging technology of paper printed organic electronics to the industrial phase.

BASF and Omya continue partnership for Pilot Coating Center for paper and board

April 19, 2021 - 08:10

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and OFTRINGEN, Switzerland, April 19, 2021 (Press Release) -—           Renewed commitment of BASF and Omya to the paper & board coating industry

—           Joint use of BASF’s Pilot Coating Center for at least four more years

—           Customers benefit from continued world-class technical service and coating expertise

BASF and Omya continue partnership for Pilot Coating Center for paper and board

April 19, 2021 - 08:10
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and OFTRINGEN, Switzerland, April 19, 2021 (Press Release) -—           Renewed commitment of BASF and Omya to the paper & board coating industry

—           Joint use of BASF’s Pilot Coating Center for at least four more years

—           Customers benefit from continued world-class technical service and coating expertise

AF&PA calls for veto of Maryland renewable energy portfolio standard legislation

April 16, 2021 - 11:36
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 15, 2021 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in opposition to the Maryland General Assembly's efforts to alter the state's definition of qualifying biomass in the renewable energy portfolio standard (RPS): 

AF&PA calls for veto of Maryland renewable energy portfolio standard legislation

April 16, 2021 - 11:36
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 15, 2021 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in opposition to the Maryland General Assembly's efforts to alter the state's definition of qualifying biomass in the renewable energy portfolio standard (RPS): 

CPI calls for link between UK and EU Emission Trading Schemes

April 16, 2021 - 10:52
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SWINDON, UK, April 15, 2021 (Press Release) -CPI (representing the UK papermaking industry) and CEPI (representing the papermaking industry across Europe) have joined calls from other industry and business associations, for the UK Government and the EU Commission to work together on climate change policies and link their flagship emission reduction schemes.

CPI calls for link between UK and EU Emission Trading Schemes

April 16, 2021 - 10:52
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SWINDON, UK, April 15, 2021 (Press Release) -CPI (representing the UK papermaking industry) and CEPI (representing the papermaking industry across Europe) have joined calls from other industry and business associations, for the UK Government and the EU Commission to work together on climate change policies and link their flagship emission reduction schemes.

CPI calls for link between UK and EU Emission Trading Schemes

April 16, 2021 - 10:52
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SWINDON, UK, April 15, 2021 (Press Release) -CPI (representing the UK papermaking industry) and CEPI (representing the papermaking industry across Europe) have joined calls from other industry and business associations, for the UK Government and the EU Commission to work together on climate change policies and link their flagship emission reduction schemes.

MM Karton's Top Brown cartonboard chosen by Belarussian company Onega as its packaging solution

April 16, 2021 - 07:46

VIENNA, Austria, April 15, 2021 (Press Release) -The Belarussian company Onega is disrupting the salty snack aisles with their Craft Chips, available in four delicious flavours and naturally packaged in Excellent Top Brown.

Craft – the food trend on everyone’s lips

Voith introduces ProTect NG for press felt measurements

April 16, 2021 - 06:07
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany, April 16, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Press felt measurements are highly relevant for the operation of a paper machine. However, the safety and health of the employees must not be subordinated for the measurement.
  • With the help of the self-driving ProTect NG, important criteria of press felt performance - such as water content, water absorption capacity and felt tension - are measured and shown in a 3D diagnosis.
  • The measurements can be used for fault diagnosis, prediction of remaining running time and optimization of the felt design.

Voith introduces ProTect NG for press felt measurements

April 16, 2021 - 06:07
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany, April 16, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Press felt measurements are highly relevant for the operation of a paper machine. However, the safety and health of the employees must not be subordinated for the measurement.
  • With the help of the self-driving ProTect NG, important criteria of press felt performance - such as water content, water absorption capacity and felt tension - are measured and shown in a 3D diagnosis.
  • The measurements can be used for fault diagnosis, prediction of remaining running time and optimization of the felt design.

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