LEIPZIG, Germany, July 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Just like two years ago, Emtec will attend the Tissue World Trade Show and Conference to be held at Istanbul Congress Center in September 2018. The German producer of innovative laboratory and online testing machines will be based on floor B5 at booth no. D171 together with its Turkish representative LABTEK.
Centerpiece of the booth will be the well-known TSA – Tissue Softness Analyzer which is used to reliably assess the Softness, Smoothness/Roughness and Stiffness as well as the overall Hand Feel of tissue and nonwoven materials.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, July 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a complete Valmet Advantage DCT 200 tissue line to the Turkish tissue manufacturer Lila Group in Corlu, 100 km west of Istanbul. The TM3 line will be equipped with all state-of-the-art options available including stock-preparation and an extensive automation package to achieve production with high efficiency and low energy consumption. Start-up is planned for 2020.Read more
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, as well as restricted availability of selected raw materials, BASF will increase prices for paper wet-end and water chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by up to 10 percent, effective July 1, 2018 or as existing contracts allow.
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HELSINKI, June 14, 2018 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac has made further strides towards delivering a smarter and more sustainable future with the announcement that all its main HD liners for standard PP and PE films in EMEIA will come from certified sources by the end of 2018. Forest certification takes a lifecycle approach across the entire forest supply chain, ensuring that wood-based products are sourced from responsibly managed forests.Read more
ISTANBUL, June 14, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Tissue World Istanbul, the international gathering of tissue industry, will take place at the Istanbul Congress Center from 4 to 6 September 2018. Proving its industrial success with a record level of attendance in 2016, this year's Tissue World Istanbul will also welcome for the first time the hygiene non-woven machinery suppliers.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipas Holding's greenfield paper mill in Söke, Aydin, Turkey. The boiler plant will provide steam for a paper machine currently under construction and additionally produce electricity. Its steam production capacity will be sufficient for a possible second paper machine. The start-up of the boiler plant is scheduled for March 2020.
The order is included in Valmet's first quarter orders received in 2018. The value of the order will not be disclosed.Read more
LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, March 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Effective March 26, 2018, or as existing contracts allow, BASF will increase its prices in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for polymer dispersions by up to 80 euros per metric ton and acrylic hotmelts as well as redispersible powders by up to 140 euros per metric ton.
The price adjustments are necessary due to continued increase of raw material costs and general expenses (e.g. freight costs).Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 8, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet and Ittihad Paper Mill LLC have signed an agreement on a long-term service co-operation at the new Ittihad Paper Mill in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The Ittihad Paper Mill is in the process of constructing a 320,000 tpa (tons per annum) new fine paper machine, supplied by Valmet, which will be starting up in late 2018.Read more