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  Contact www.ipwonline.de Imprint February 03

Inken Schoenauer
Dear ipw reader,

what will 2016 bring?  
How will this year turn out for the paper industry?  What are your major challenges? We would really like to know!

At the beginning of each year, we send out a survey to leaders in our industry and publish the best answers in our magazine.

We would like to extend this possibility to all our readers. We are interested in what you think.

Please just respond to this email to receive your email from survey monkey with our questions or simply click on the link below. You can answer all or just one question, partial answers are also ok.

Share with us your opinions and predictions! We look forward to them.

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your ipw team

PS Please respond now, as we need the answers by February 23rd!


In 2007, Kolb became a subsidiary of Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, a company incorporated in Malaysia and listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Since, Kolb and KLK’s oleochemical division, KLK OLEO, have successfully been interweaving their roots. KLK OLEO is the world’s preeminent oleochemical producer, a company committed to delivering excellence in the global marketplace.
New Managing Directors of GOEBEL Schneid- und Wickelsysteme GmbH

The long-established company GOEBEL Schneid- und Wickelsysteme GmbH, part of the Italian IMS Deltamatic Group, is appointing its new Management Board. As of January 14th, 2016, three Managing Directors will conduct the business of one of the world's leading providers of slitter rewinders and winding machines. Former Managing Director Andreas Hollmann left the company consensually.
ANDRITZ starts up semi-chemical pulp line with green liquor pulping technology in Russia

Andritz has successfully started up the pulp line delivered to JSC Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill (APPM) at the Novodvinsk mill, Russia. The new line features Andritz green liquor technology for efficient pulp cooking, refining, and washing and produces 1,000 t/day of semi-chemical pulp for the production of corrugated board from birch and aspen.
Valmet's new calendering technology introduced at Stora Enso's Ingerois Board Mill

Valmet's new aqua cooling calendering technology has been taken into use first time at customer site at Stora Enso Ingerois Board Mill in Finland. Stora Enso decided to modernize the precalender of its board machine BM 4 to improve the quality of the produced board and lighten the board - i.e. increase its bulk - without compromising its properties. BM 4 produces folding boxboard for the consumer packaging industry.
Reflex is taking on additional business segments from Schoellershammer

The paper factory Reflex, based in Düren, announces its takeover of two new fields of business. As a further step within their multi-pillar strategy, Reflex has now taken over production and supply of graphic tracing paper from the glama brand and paper protected against odours and mineral oils from the Micro-Pack brand from the paper manufacturer Schoellershammer in Düren.
Norbord Announces € 125 Million Reinvestment in Inverness OSB Mill

The Investment will nearly double mill capacity and secure the future of a key local employer. The investment will upgrade the mill to continuous press technology and nearly double its production capacity, positioning it to meet growing demand for OSB in markets across the United Kingdom and Europe, as well as securing the long-term future of its employees and the indirect jobs it provides across the region.
Stora Enso to support the John Nurminen Foundation’s Baltic Sea projects

Stora Enso has signed a three-year agreement with the John Nurminen Foundation to support the Foundation’s Clean Baltic Sea projects.“Through our co-operation with the John Nurminen Foundation we want to contribute to the protection of biodiversity in the Baltic Sea,” says Seppo Parvi, Stora Enso’s Country Manager in Finland. “Stora Enso has operations in all of the countries around the Baltic Sea, so the vitality of the sea is a prerequisite for our global success.”
PMT Italia signs sales representative and distribution agreement with Joe Solberg Inc.

PMT Italia and Joe Solberg Incorporated (JSI) have signed a sales representative and distribution agreement for winder products in the United States and Canada. Under terms of the agreement, JSI will market and sell the PMT winder products and provide technical service for PMT winders and reels as required by PMT.
PMP to supply (2) Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc tissue machines for Hebei Jinboshi Group Co., Ltd, China

The (2) Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc will be characterized with 3650mm reel trim, operating speed of 1200 m/min, daily capacity 75 t/d and a basis weight 12.5-25 gsm each. This project will be based on a PMP Integrated Tissue Mill concept, which means 2 machines (left-hand and right-hand) in the same building, a shared control room as well as a warehouse.
McDonald’s partners with James Cropper for Pioneering Recycling trial

British master papermaker James Cropper has announced a trial recycling partnership with McDonald’s UK, as the two explore pioneering moves in sustainability and recycling.

Collection of biobased products

The Centre of Expertise Biobased Economy (Coe-BBE), the Centrum voor Innovatief Vakmanschap (CIV) and Biobased Delta are making a collection of biobased products. The products will be presented at CoE BBE, the CIV and the Green Chemistry Campus. Also, they will be presented online at https://www.coebbe.nl/en/producten
Roadmaps toward the future bioeconomy

The Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) present eight complementary roadmaps 2015-2025 for how to reach the future bioeconomy in which the forest industries and agriculture all have a vital role to play.
Corporate Knights ranks UPM on the 25th place in the list of 100 most sustainable corporations in the world

UPM has been ranked on the 25th place in the list of 100 most sustainable corporations by Corporate Knights, the Canadian-based media and research company. UPM is the only company in the Paper and Forest Products category.
Looking for the “Bio-based Material of the Year 2016”

For the 9th year running, the participants of the International Conference on Bio-based Materials (“Biowerkstoff-Kongress”), 5 – 6 April 2016 in Cologne, Germany, will choose the winner of the prestigious Innovation Award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2016”.

Specialty Papers Europe 2016
4-6 April 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom

McDonald's Corporation confirmed to present at Specialty Papers Europe

Specialty Papers Europe 2016 is pleased to announce the presentation of Frank Heidlberger, Director of Strategic Sourcing, Packaging, Global Supply Chain & Sustainability at McDonald's Corporation.

Frank has over 20 years of experience working in financial management and supply chain management. In his most recent role at Mcdonald's Corporation, Frank is responsible for supply chain optimisation and sustainability. Mr. Heidlberger is a member of the European Quality Assurance and Product Safety Committee which is responsible for ensuring quality and safety of the hundreds of franchises throughout Europe.

>>>Learn more about Frank

During his presentation, Mcdonald's Corporation and Specialty Papers, Frank will provide insights into how McDonald's Corporation utilises specialty papers and their plans to use 100% fiber-based packaging by 2020.

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Specialty Papers Europe
4-6 April 2016

Venue: Hilton Manchester Deansgate


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