LANDAU, Germany and ELLESMERE PORT, UK, Jan. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Progroup AG today officially starts operating a new corrugated sheet board plant in Great Britain. The plant in Ellesmere Port will produce up to 235,000 tonnes of corrugated board a year, making it the most efficient and powerful of its type in the world. “The new plant in Ellesmere Port will provide us with a more than competitive production facility delivering exemplary, efficient process workflows,” says Jürgen Heindl, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Progroup AG.Read more
KELHEIM, Germany, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -After a fire at Kelheim Fibres’ production plant in October 2018, the Bavarian viscose fibre specialists are gradually rebuilding their production capacity from currently 40% to full capacity by the middle of 2020.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Feb. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -The combined company will operate under the Solenis name as a global specialty chemical company focused on paper and industrial water technologies.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa continues to bring sustainable innovative solutions to the agricultural sector by launching its industry-leading AgroPaper.
AgroPaper is a renewable and compostable paper designed to replace the plastic material that is used by many farmers and growers for ‘mulching’ when growing vegetables. Mulching refers to placing a material (mulch) on the ground to improve the soil around plants, prevent weeds growing and maintain the temperature of the land.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -A.Celli Paper is pleased to confirm its ongoing and valuable collaboration with the Chinese group Shanying Huazhong Paper Industry Co., Ltd., enshrined in the agreement for the supply of two latest generation E-WIND® P100 rewinders, for the mill located in Jingzhou District, China.
The E-WIND® P100 Paper Rewinders, highly developed in terms of design, will have a paper width of 7960 mm and will guarantee a maximum production speed of 2500 mpm (design speed).Read more
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Selection of technology startups for Ilim Group, organized by the corporate accelerator GenerationS by RVC, is completed. The short list includes 33 teams from Russia, Canada, the USA, Georgia, Finland, Sweden, and other countries, 13 of which have presented their development projects to Ilim Group top management in St. Petersburg.
The expert panel included Ilim Group executives in charge of strategic development, finance, operations, capital projects, and packaging business.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ started up the modernized BM3 board machine successfully in Arnsberg, Germany, for R.D.M. Arnsberg GmbH at the beginning of January 2019 after a delivery time of just eight months.Read more
VANTAA, Finland, Jan. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurements, today introduces the world’s first in situ 3-in-1 biogas measurement instrument, Vaisala MGP261 for measuring methane, carbon dioxide and humidity in demanding environments. This compact measurement instrument is Ex certified up to zone 0, which enables in-line installation also in explosive atmospheres.Read more