LUCCA, ITALY, March 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Skjern Papirfabrik A/S chose Toscotec for the complete rebuild of its paper machine’s dryer section at Skjern mill, Denmark. The delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019. PM1 has a wire width of 3,200 mm and produces core board from 90 to 450 gsm using 100% recycled fibres.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply OptiConcept M containerboard making line with automation solutions and a winder for GS Paperboard & Packaging (GSPP) Sdn., Bhd. in Selangor, Malaysia. With the new production line PM 3, GSPP will produce high-quality testliner and fluting grades as well as strengthen its position in the Malaysian market. The start-up of PM 3 is scheduled for 2021.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, March 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Lucart shows that choosing recycled toilet paper saves 80% of renewable resources and 38% of water resources
According to Lucart estimates, following an EPD analysis, doubling the annual national consumption of recycled toilet paper could lead to an annual saving of over 5 million m3 of water and 400 thousand tonnes of woodRead more
HELSINKI, March 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso starts co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland regarding a plan to convert the paper mill into packaging board production and the closure of paper machine 6 and a sheeting plant. The planned change could result in a reduction of a maximum of 400 employees at the mill. The decision on the potential conversion will be made by the Stora Enso Board of Directors during the first half of 2019 after the co-determination process has been completed.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Effective immediately, or as customer contracts allow, Solenis will increase prices by 5-20 percent on specialty chemicals for the pulp and paper industry in the Asia Pacific region. The company will also increase prices by 5-10 percent for polyacrylamide (PAM) products in the region. These price changes are necessary due to the increase in certain raw material costs combined with a tightening overall global supply chain.
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MEMPHIS, TN, March 14, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in fiber-based packaging solutions, today released a white paper, "Trend Watchers Say the Topic of the Year for Food and Beverage Might Be 'Plant-Based,'" based on data from the annual EcoFocus Trend Study, which forecasts key trends that will shape the U.S. food and beverage industries in the year ahead. Now in its ninth year, the EcoFocus Trend Study examines how consumer attitudes, actions, preferences, and values are reshaping grocery purchasing decisions.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, March 15, 2019 (Press Release) -JOI Hydro-Bond is a new technology from Futura which, for the first time in tissue converting, achieves perfect adhesion of tissue plies using water alone - no glue.
The technology is the result of months of experimentation at FuturaLab – Futura’s hub of innovation – and the results have been a revelation.Read more
DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and E.ON, a leading energy company in Europe, have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent (UK).Read more
OBERKIRCH, Germany, March 8, 2019 (Press Release) -"The arrival of the cylinder represents an important step towards our new paper machine," says Dr. Stefan Karrer, technical director of the Koehler Paper Group. The 200-ton steel cylinder forms the heart of the new paper machine that Koehler is currently building at its Kehl site on the Rhine. With a diameter of 7.31 meters, it is the world's largest smoothing cylinder of its kind.
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