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Andritz starts up tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper mill, Vietnam

Andritz has successfully started up the tissue production line delivered to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC. The PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine has a design speed of 1,300 m/min and a paper width of 2.85 m, processing virgin pulp as raw material to produce high-quality facial […]

Metsä Board plans to purchase all shares in Hämeenkyrön Voima from Pohjolan Voima

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, plans to purchase from Pohjolan Voima Oyj all the shares it owns in Hämeenkyrön Voima Oy, and thereby consolidate its local operations in the Kyröskoski mill area. The transaction is subject to e.g. the decisions of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Pohjolan Voima Oyj to redeem Pohjolan Voima Oyj’s […]

Dunapack Packaging heads for second stage of plant extension in Greece

Since the second half of 2019, Dunapack Packaging Hellas S.A. boosts its expansion plans in Greece with a further plant enlargement of 6.960m². The extension is mainly driven by an enlargement of the converting area as well as a new warehouse for raw materials and finished goods. To optimize internal and external logistics, the new […]

Sonoco-Alcore to hike paperboard prices in the EMEA Region

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. announces today that due to the rapidly escalating cost of European energy it will raise prices by €50 (£50) / tonne on all recycled paperboard grades sold in the Company’s EMEA regions, effective for all shipments made on or after the 4th October 2021. “The unpredicted increases in energy costs seen across all […]

Archroma announces a general price increase across its portfolio

Effective 01 October 2021, Archroma will increase the prices of its products by up to 0.25 USD per kg. These adjustments will apply to all Archroma products globally. The increase is necessary to offset the ongoing exceptionally high freight and logistics costs. “Archroma made every effort to absorb these increases,” says Marcos Furrer, Chief Operating […]

Woodbe uses old technology to build with cross-laminated timber

Woodbe Engineering from Sweden uses an old proven technology in a new way in order to build smarter with cross-laminated timber. The innovation reduces the construction industry’s climate footprint and improves the working environment for construction workers.   Cross-laminated timber is an example of a building material that is growing increasingly popular in the construction […]

Mondi’s EcoSolutions approach supports Hau-Hau Champion in reducing its environmental impact

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is supplying a range of recyclable mono-material pet food packaging for Hau-Hau Champion, one of Finland’s most recognized brands in the premium dog food segment. The new packaging fulfills the pet food producer’s objective to launch a reclosable and recyclable packaging solution that does not compromise on […]

ABB upgrades Swiss packaging producer’s PM

Zurich-based industrial group ABB has modernized a key paper machine operated by Swiss packaging maker Model Group, fitting the machine with new energy-efficient motors and variable speed drives.   “The result is increased productivity and reliability, together with a reduction in energy consumption of up to 900,000-kilowatt hours (kWh) a year – equivalent to 200 […]

Valmet introduces IQ Speed Booster application to corrugator

Valmet expands its offering for corrugator box plants and will launch a new Valmet IQ Speed Booster application at FEFCO Technical Seminar 2021 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The application complements Valmet’s quality management control concept to corrugators and maximizes production efficiency with ensured quality for corrugator board.   “With Valmet IQ Speed Booster, we can offer […]

Toscotec starts up new tissue machine at Marutomi in Japan

The Marutomi Group fired up a Toscotec-supplied MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machine at its Ono Paper’s mill in Fuji city, Japan. This is the second of two tissue lines supplied by Toscotec to the Marutomi Group, who implemented a strong expansion in the Japanese market. The first machine came online in the third quarter of 2019 at Marutomi […]