BRUSSELS, Oct. 22, 2015 (PPI Europe) -The US-based Barry-Wehmiller continues to be on a spending spree. Less than a week after it became the new owner of the paper processing group of Bielomatik, the group revealed that it executed a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Winkler+Dünnebier (W+D) from Germany's Körber group.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Aug. 6, 2015 (Press Release) -In April, Heinrich August Schoeller Söhne GmbH & Co. KG commissioned Voith with the supply of a complete process line for the manufacture of corrugating medium and testliner for its Schoellershammer paper mill, based in Düren, Germany.Read more
CINCINNATI, OH, July 27, 2015 (Press Release) -Michelman will feature a variety of its flagship print receptive and functional coating technologies in booth 9C20 at LabelExpo 2015, being held September 29 - October 2, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. The company will showcase value adding solutions for label and packaging designers and printers; label, flexible packaging and folding carton converters; as well as brand owners.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, July 22, 2015 (Press Release) -Voith has launched two new forming fabrics, designed for manufacturing demanding board and packaging papers and also graphic grades. As the names of the MultiForm IR and MultiForm IC suggest, these forming fabrics are part of Voith's I-Series. All products in this series are based on a unique SSB concept. The special feature of the fabrics in the I-Series is their warp ratio of 3:2.Read more
The new PM 5 for light-weight packaging paper at Modern Karton went into operation on time in Corlu, Turkey, in the middle of 2015. The entire process technology - from the stock preparation to the winder, including automation - was delivered by Voith and is characterized by low fresh water and energy consumption.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, July 6, 2015 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply Parenco B. V. with high capacity winder for company's containerboard making line PM2 in Renkum, Netherlands. The PM2 was shut down in 2009 by mill's earlier owner due to declining demand of newsprint paper. Now, the machine will be converted to produce testliner and fluting grades, which are used in containerboards. The converted PM2 is scheduled to start-up during the third quarter of 2016.Read more
NEENAH, WI, June 29, 2015 (Press Release) -Menasha is expanding its PrePrint facility in Neenah, Wis. to accommodate the addition of a new flexographic printing press. The expansion and new equipment are in response to increasing customer demands.
Menasha previously announced the purchase of a second Bobst Central Impression Flexographic 90SIX Printing Press to its network, which will close to double the company's capacity for preprinted linerboard orders. It is expected to be in production by March 2016.Read more