AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , Nov. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -As part of Smurfit Kappa’s mid-term development plan, the Roermond mill will undergo a major rebuild of the wet-end of its PM1, a 260 kT capacity machine, in January 2019.
This rebuild is focused on the extension of the product portfolio towards light grades and high specification papers.
It finalizes a 3-year comprehensive plan to reconstruct PM1 to world class standards of quality and efficiency to further support our final customers need for high quality packaging solutions.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has been awarded ‘Industry Leader 2018’ in the Sustainable Brand Index B2B, which is the largest brand study on sustainability in the Nordics. The study covers over one hundred business-to-business brands across more than 10 industries in Sweden.Read more
ASHEVILLE, NC, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -There is a new and growing threat to the world’s forests, people and climate: the biomass energy industry, touted as a ‘renewable’ energy. The use of forest biomass as a source of ‘green energy’ is set to increase by a staggering 250% over the next decade, having already doubled in the previous ten years, according to research published today by the Environmental Paper Network (EPN).Read more
LONDON, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Two DS Smith Tecnicarton solutions have been awarded in the V edition of the Inspirational Packaging Awards (IPA Awards). It is a 5-wave foldable export solution and ESD-treated trays for products with electronic components that have been awarded in the category of Technological Innovation.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Steam Profiler to Luzhou Yongfeng Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd in China. The solution will enable the mill to increase production capacity as well as improve runnability and the economic efficiency of the pulp production line.
The order is included in Valmet's third quarter 2018 orders received. The delivery will take place in the fourth quarter of 2018.Read more
VAXJO, Sweden, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Sweden’s first large-scale greenhouse orchard for control-pollinated spruce seeds has opened at Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg. The project, conducted jointly with the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, will improve the quality of future spruce trees.
The supply of control-pollinated spruce seedlings* cannot keep pace with forest owner demand. To meet this need, Södra and the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden have now launched a project to increase the production of control-pollinated spruce seeds.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Lucart fired up an AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine and a TT WIND-H slitter rewinder supplied by Toscotec at its Porcari mill, Lucca, Italy.Read more
WAGRAM, NC , Nov. 27, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, is pleased to announce an investment of US$58 million in its Wagram plant in North Carolina that will modernize the plant and add new tissue converting equipment. These project investments are part of the capital expenditure envelope previously announced by the Company.Read more