HELSINKI, Nov. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -UPM has today published a new biodiversity commitment, which is one of the company's responsibility targets for 2030. The new commitment and programme will be presented today at the Conference of the Parties (COP14) of the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
The aim of the commitment is to continuously improve the diversity of UPM's own forests in Finland. The company owns 570,000 hectares of forest, and managing these forests sustainably is essential to ensure the supply of wood.Read more
JELENIA GORA, Poland, Nov. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -In July 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract for a delivery of wet end rebuild with a new Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox, fourdrinier and reel rebuild for Australian Paper’s paper machine (PM4) located in Morwell, Australia.
It is a big pleasure to announce that PM4 with new PMP Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox, fourdrinier and reel has started up smoothly on September 10th at 4:12 am of local time. First jumbo roll appeared on the reel at 4:54 am. Two days later, machine started to produce saleable paper.Read more
AUCKLAND, NZ, Nov. 23, 2018 (New Zealand Herald) -A Kawerau paper mill already feeling the crunch of power prices which have trebled is questioning the timing of a planned outage over the weekend by national grid operator Transpower.
Allan Holden, energy manager at Norske Skog Tasman, says Transpower needed to be more flexible with maintenance work on its HVDC link, a six-day undertaking that will likely result in higher prices in the North Island.
"They [Transpower] have not been flexible enough to say 'is this the right time to be doing it?'" Holden said.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, Nov. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Mondi plans to further invest in its Corrugated Packaging facility in Bupak, Czech Republic, which has already benefitted from significant investments in recent years. Once completed, the upgrade will make the Czech production facility another flagship plant for Mondi Group’s corrugated board segment.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has invented a sustainable new alternative for the heavy wooden, chipboard and plastic boards that are used to protect palletised products during transport and storage.
A team of Smurfit Kappa designers in its Hexacomb operations collaborated to identify a food-safe and innovative solution that would be suitable for a range of sectors including those which have stringent hygiene regulations.Read more
BRUSSELS, Nov. 22, 2018 (PPI Europe) -Tetra Pak and the Switzerland-based global resource management company Veolia have entered into a partnership that will enable all components of used beverage cartons collected within the European Union (EU) to be recycled by 2015.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Nov. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Berli Jucker Cellox Ltd. to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue machine with shoe press, including stock preparation and automation systems, for their mill in Prachinburi, Thailand.
The machine is designed for grammages from 13 to 40 g/m2 used for all kinds of high-quality tissue and towels.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Nov. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -On November 19th Vinda Personal Care (China) Limited started up two Toscotec supplied AHEAD2.0M tissue machines in Xiaogan city, Hubei, China. With the start-up of these production lines, Vinda inaugurates its second production base in Xiaogan, located in the vicinity of its existing mill.Read more