GRAZ, Austria, Feb. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Metsä Tissue to modernize and upgrade the existing DIP line at the Metsä Tissue mill in Mänttä, Finland.
The new DIP line is to supply the furnish for all three tissue machines at the Mänttä mill and will process medium- to high-quality recycled paper grades to be used as raw material for production of various tissue products.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Feb. 8, 2018 (Press Release) -The route to efficient papermaking is through stock preparation. By optimally matching the technology to the raw material you save energy, reduce fiber losses and cut downtimes. Thanks to IntensaDrum and IntensaPulper from Voith's BlueLine product range, paper manufacturers now have the option of selecting the ideal pulping system to meet their requirements. Voith is the only manufacturer that can offer customers both pulping technologies with the same high standard of performance.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 8, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will replace the first-ever Damatic Classic automation system delivered with a Valmet DNA automation system at Pankaboard's board mill in Lieksa, Eastern Finland. The system has been operating since 1979. Additionally, Valmet will also upgrade the mill's existing Valmet Damatic XD automation system to Valmet DNA. The new system will increase process availability and improve its performance.Read more
TEHRAN, Iran, Feb. 7, 2018 (Local News) -The Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran will be investing in the construction of a stone paper factory in the city of Kharameh in the southwestern Fars Province with a production capacity of 20,000 tons per year.
Deputy head of IDRO, Abolfazl Kiani Bakhtiari, said about 830 billion rials ($18.4 million) worth of investments will be made in the project, adding that the factory will be established in an underdeveloped region.Read more
ATLANTA and MONTREAL , Feb. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -The French Touch paper-making industry presents its know-how at the traveling symposium “Innovation & technologies in the paper industry” in the United States and Canada, from 12-16 March 2018.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading paper-based packaging firms, continues its investment in sustainable technology in Mexico, demonstrating its long-term commitment to the country.
An advanced new paper machine (PM6) began operating at the Los Reyes Paper Mill site in the State of Mexico in January. This new endeavour is one of Smurfit Kappa’s largest investments in the country in recent years and an important milestone for the company in the Americas.Read more
CROYDON, UK , Feb. 5, 2018 (Talking retail) -Thatchers Cider has announced it will no longer be using plastic ring carriers for its four can packs of Thatchers Gold and Thatchers Haze.
The company says it has been working to reduce its use of plastic packaging over the last 12 months and now uses cardboard instead.Read more
BOSTON, Feb. 1, 2018 (PRNewswire) -MFGR, LLC announced today that it has sold the former Expera/Old Town pulp mill based in Old Town, Maine to OTM Holdings, LLC. OTM Holdings plans to redevelop the site into a wood fiber-based complex that would include multiple tenants.Read more