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Inken Schoenauer
Dear ipw reader,

please find a selection of the latest news from the world of pulp and paper below!


your ipw and bio-fibre team

Beyond Fossils crystallises UPM's aim to a fossil-free future

UPM's new brand promise, UPM Biofore - Beyond fossils, captures the company's strong commitment to a future which is not dependent of fossil raw materials. The new direction is a natural continuation to UPM*s purpose of creating value from the limitless opportunities of bioeconomy.
Nippon Paper Develops Aseptic Filling System for Paper Packaging

Nippon Paper Industries Develops "NSATOM®", a new package system equipped with world-first features with support for new beverages with particles, long fibers and high viscosity, and allows for ambient distribution. The two companies will launch "NSATOM" onto the market in 2019.
Valmet Advantage DCT tissue production line successfully started up at Velvet CARE's mill in Poland

Velvet CARE's Klucze mill in Poland has successfully started up a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200HS tissue production line. As one of the largest and most modern tissue lines in Eastern Europe, it will help Velvet CARE to strengthen their position as a leader in tissue production in Poland, and Central and Eastern European markets.
Holmen acquires Långvind forest holding

Holmen has entered into an agreement to purchase a large contiguous forest holding in Hälsingland, central Sweden, comprising 5 700 hectares of productive forest land for SEK 285 million. The property is 30 km from Holmen’s sawmill and paperboard mill in Iggesund and complements the company’s forest holdings in the region.
SCA has developed a new sustainable sizing additive to produce water resistant paper

The innovation concerns a sizing additive that SCA has developed to improve the production of water resistant, hydrophobic, paper. The additive can be produced in a green sustainable manner. The development work is still ongoing and no decisions have not been taken regarding commercialization.
Changes in Metsä Group Executive Management Team

Esa Kaikkonen has been appointed CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation, the tissue and cooking paper business of Metsä Group. Kaikkonen has since 2013 led Metsä Group’s Wood Products Industry, Metsä Wood, and he has worked as Metsä Group’s General Counsel during 2003–2012.
Kimberly-Clark Elects Sheri McCoy to its Board of Directors

"Sheri will be a great addition to our board given her global leadership experience," said Thomas J. Falk, Chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark. "We will greatly benefit from Sheri's leadership and deep experience in consumer products and innovation as we continue to execute on our long-term growth strategy."
Kotkamills’ plastic free and easy-to-recycle packaging solutions on display

Kotkamills presented their product in London at the Luxury Packaging show on September 12, 2018, Kotkamills provides brand owners and retailers with a line of plastic free consumer packaging boards.
Hygienic Tissue Mills fired up a new TT WIND-P tissue rewinder supplied by Toscotec, in South Africa

Hygienic Tissue Mills started up a Toscotec-supplied TT WIND-P tissue rewinder at its Pietermaritzburg mill, in eastern South Africa. This is a repeated order for Toscotec, following the supply of a MODULO-PLUS tissue machine, PM2, in 2017. The TT WIND-P slitter rewinder serves PM2, processing 100% virgin pulp and recycled paper parent rolls.

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Marubeni renews its status onf the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World for 11th year

The status of Marubeni Corporation was renewed as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World, one of the best known ESG investment indices* in the world, for the 11th consecutive year.
KAPAG offers unique and sustainable paperboard creations

Customers can source a unique range of laminated paperboard from KAPAG Karton + Papier AG, or alternatively, look to the paperboard laminator for the rapid realisation of their own product ideas.
BillerudKorsnäs strengthens its leading position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices. Each year over 3 400 listed companies around the world are analyzed, the top 10 percent are included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.