MIAC 2014

THE MAGAZINE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY


MANUFACTURER NEWS

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...
08/26/2014

SCA: Princess Victoria Godmother of all-female Team

SCA announced that Crown Princess Victoria is Godmother of the Team SCA crew and boat. The Crown Princess met with the all-female Team SCA in person recently at SCA’s headquarters in the Waterfront Building in Stockholm, discussing driving factors, challenges and possibilities for an all-female team in an around the world yacht race. more...
08/19/2014

IP: Investment to further reduce water footprint at Saillat mill

International Paper is investing approx. EUR 20 million into its French Saillait mill to further reduce the mill's water emissions and to offer an even more environmentally friendly product portfolio. more...


PEOPLE NEWS

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...
08/21/2014

Ahlstrom: Changes in Executive Management Team

Ms. Ulla Bono, 44, Licentiate of Laws with court training, has been appointed Executive Vice President Legal, General Counsel and member of the Executive Management Team . She joined Ahlstrom in January 2014 as Vice President, Legal Affairs, General Counsel at Ahlstrom Corporation. more...
08/19/2014

Review of Access Issues with Online-Only Savings Bonds

Consumers for Paper Options, a US coalition advocating for access to paper-based services and information, applauded the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for accepting a request from a bipartisan group of House members and agreeing to review the U.S. Treasury Department’s policies on savings bonds, which are no longer sold in paper form. more...


SUPPLIERS NEWS

08/26/2014

Valmet: Repeat tissue line order from Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama, Turkey

Valmet will supply the second tissue production line to Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama A.S., Turkey. The new Advantage DCT 200 tissue line will be installed at the company's mill in Pamukova, Sakarya Province, Turkey. The start-up is planned for the first quarter of 2016. more...
08/26/2014

Andritz: Simulation technologies for Klabin’s pulp mill project, Brazil

Andritz Automation received an order to supply dynamic simulation solutions for Klabin’s Puma pulp mill project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. The scope of supply encompasses the simulation models, DCS checkout, and Operator Training Simulator (OTS). more...
08/26/2014

Voith: New virgin pulp rotor reduces energy consumption by up to 30%

Voith has brought a new IPV Rotor for virgin pulp onto the market. The new component has already proven itself for some months under mill conditions and shows its strengths here: energy consumption of the new rotor can be up to 30% less than that of conventional technologies. more...

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