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ABB unveils new features with upgrades to Felt Moisture and Permeability Meters for paper mills

ABB has upgraded its industry-leading L&W Felt Moisture and Felt Permeability Meters with new software, unlocking new features that improve their value for paper mill customers as a key process measurement solution to optimize press section performance.

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Paper industry supports European Parliament call for new Industrial Strategy

Last week, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the New Industrial Strategy for Europe, a report by Italian Member of the European Parliament Carlo Calenda (S&D – Envi Committee).

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What is the key to sustainable innovation?

Sappi Europe has been promoting the development of sustainable packaging solutions for a number of years and has positioned itself as a “driver of innovation” in the industry. What is the secret of the global paper manufacturer’s success and what new and improved developments can we look forward to? Sappi will share the details on the latest episode of Blue Couch at 10 a.m. (CET) on Wednesday, 2 December (www.sappi-bluecouch.com).

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ANDRITZ receives order to supply a PrimeDry Steel Yankee as well as air and energy systems to Kartogroup in Spain

ANDRITZ Novimpianti, a member of the international ANDRITZ Group, has received an order from Kartogroup España S.L. to supply a PrimeDry Steel Yankee as well as air and energy systems for their Burriana mill, Spain.

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Drewsen upgrades PM5 pre-drying section

Drewsen Spezialpapiere has successfully implemented the second step of a 2-stage rebuild-concept to PM5, with an upgrade of the pre-drying section which has made a significant step towards improving over-all productivity.

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Sun Paper started up PM 39 successfully ahead of schedule

On Nov. 20th, Sun Paper, one of the biggest players in China’s paper industry and Voith’s long-term partner, has successfully started up the XcelLine graphic paper machine PM 39 at its Yanzhou site in Shandong province, China. With joint efforts of Sun Paper and Voith, the project was completed two weeks earlier than scheduled, and after the start-up, the production is stable with qualified paper rolled out. PM 39 is the 10th Voith-supplied production line operating at Sun Paper.

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4evergreen alliance launch: Striving for full circularity of fibre-based packaging by 2030

On Wednesday the wood fibre-based packaging alliance 4evergreen held its launch event entitled “Perfecting circularity with fibre-based packaging”. The online event included a panel debate with industry leaders from Stora Enso (Finland), Huhtamaki (Finland), Mars (US), Nestlé (Switzerland) and Smurfit Kappa (Ireland).

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BillerudKorsnäs: Solution for e-commerce mailers

E-Commerce mailer bags made from BillerudKorsnäs’ Xpression E-com paper have 50 percent lower fossil emissions than virgin plastic mailer bags and using this leads to the removal of biogenic carbon from the atmosphere. This is proven by a new independent study that compares the environmental impact of different types of e-commerce packaging.

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Archroma tops IPE's list of industrial chemical companies driving supply chain transparency

Archroma has been recently ranked number 1 in the “industrial chemicals” list published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for driving transparency in their supply chain.

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Voith launches OnPerformance.Lab

With the OnPerformance.Lab, Voith is now offering paper manufacturers the opportunity to identify and exploit improvement potential for their production through an in-depth analysis of process data. The Remote Service Center at the Heidenheim site became operational at an interactive online event attended by customers and Voith experts.

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Toscotec to supply three tissue rebuild projects

Toscotec will deliver three tissue machine rebuilds located at different mills to a confidential global producer.

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Kelheim Fibres Partner of ETP in „Bio-Based Fibres“ and “Circular Economy” programs

The Bavarian viscose speciality fibres manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has partnered with the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing (ETP) in two strategic programs: “Bio- Based Fibres” and “Circular Economy”.

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