MIAC 2014

THE MAGAZINE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY


MANUFACTURER NEWS

09/01/2014

YFY: Boosting capacity with new Toscotec tissue line

Toscotec will supply a complete tissue production line to the Taiwanese based Company Yuen Foong Yu (YFY).The tissue line will be installed in Ching-Shui mill located in Qingshui District and start up is planned for the last quarter of 2015. more...
09/01/2014

ENCE: Under review for downgrade by Moody's

Moody's Investors Service placed under review for downgrade ENCE Energia y Celulosa's Ba3 Corporate Family Rating (CFR), the Ba3-PD Probability of Default Rating (PDR) and the B1 rating on the company's senior secured bonds. more...
08/26/2014

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BillerudKorsnäs: Investing in Frövi and Rockhammar mills

The BillerudKorsnäs Board of Directors has approved an investment of approximately SEK 900 million (about EUR 100 million) in the Frövi and Rockhammar mills. The investment targets increased capacity and improved quality of the output cartonboard and liquid packaging board. more...


PEOPLE NEWS

09/01/2014

EU: Kicking up dust to tackle climate change

Since September 1, vacuum cleaners in the EU have to abide by a new set of minimum requirements. According to the EU, new rules will save 19 terawatt-hour per year by 2020, which is the electricity produced by more than fore power plants or consumed by 5.5 million households. more...
09/01/2014

Stora Enso: Group Leadership Team with new members

Stora Enso is dividing the current Printing and Living Division into two separate Divisions in line with the existing segment reporting: Printing and Reading, and Building and Living. To further strengthen the focus on communication and responsibility, the current Global Identity function will be split into two entities: Global Communications and Global Responsibility. more...
08/26/2014

EFPRO/CEPI: Open call for young researchers

The very positive responses to last year’s 2nd joint EFPRO - CEPI Early Stage Researcher Workshop motivated EFPRO and CEPI to again encourage young researchers to report on their R&D activities. more...


SUPPLIERS NEWS

09/01/2014

Voith: Improved polyurethane roll cover

Voith’s new InForce polyurethane roll cover features high stability providing additional void volume with particularly deep and wide grooves for highly loaded positions. This additional benefit will not compromise the wear and abrasion resistance resulting into consistent dewatering during its complete operating cycle. more...
09/01/2014

ABB: Introducing new HDI 9 Web Imaging System

ABB has launched a new web imaging system for paper industry web inspection and quality control: the HDI 9 Web Imaging System. Combined with state-of-the-art High Speed Cameras (HSC) and signal processing technology, it offers a new generation of imaging hardware and software to improve performance, speed to capture and to provide an unprecedented level of defect detection on the fastest and widest modern paper machines. more...
09/01/2014

Cepac: Supplied with Chalmers DST tester

Cepac at Rotherham have just taken delivery of a Chalmers DST tester to measure the md torsional stiffness of their products. This innovative device from Korutest will bring a new dimension to their board manufacture regime and help Cepac remain at the forefront of corrugated box quality and performance. more...

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