ESPOO, Finland, March 7, 2014 (Press Release) - Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for Cheng Yang Paper Mill Co.,Ltd. in Vietnam. The new production line is planned to produce high-quality containerboard grades out of 100 percent recycled raw materials. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for 2015.
The value of the order will not be disclosed. The main part of the order is included in Valmet's first quarter 2014 orders received.Read more
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 27, 2014 (Press Release) - BASF and Kemira today announced that Kemira will acquire BASF's global alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) emulsion business. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2014.Read more
LUXEMBOURG, Feb. 17, 2014 (Press Release) - During the past years, the demands for a flexo printing plate have changed significantly; the plates have to be more and more specialised and adapted to the substrate as well as inks. Flint Group Flexographic Products meets these requirements by introducing the high durometer flexographic printing plate, nyloflex® ACE UP Digital. The new plate is especially designed for use with water based inks in corrugated preprint and aseptic packaging printing, and it's also suitable for UV flexo printing.Read more
LUCCA, Italy, Feb. 17, 2014 (Press Release) - The Italian Tissue Machinery manufacturer Toscotec have been awarded a contract to deliver a major rebuild to the Spanish mill of ECOFIBRAS ARANGUREN SL., in Aranguren, Zalla Bizkaia - Spain. The rebuild has been designed to reconfigure the existing TM#5 tissue machine into Crescent Former configuration.Read more
ARMENTIERES, France, Jan. 31, 2014 (Press Release) - Bekaert Solaronics received an important order from APP for the rebuilt of the drying equipment on PM11 at PT PabrikKertas Tjiwi Kimia, Tbk, Indonesia.
The objective of the investment is to replace the existing infrared equipment by a new GemDryer® for coat drying behinda film press. This systemwill increase significantly the infrared power of the existing equipment thanks to the use of the Gem12+ emitters which ensure perfect quality and provide high drying power as well as a long lifetime.Read more
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 6, 2014 (Press Release) - The Supervisory Board of Akzo Nobel N.V. today announced changes to its membership that will be proposed for adoption by the company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 29th, 2014.
Current Chairman Karel Vuursteen will retire from the Supervisory Board having completed 3 terms of office since joining the Board in 2002. He became Chairman in 2009.Read more