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Södra wins two awards at PPI Awards 2020

“We are absolutely delighted to announce that we won awards for both Environmental Leadership and Marketing Campaign of the Year at the 2020 PPI Awards in Portugal earlier this week,” as Södra states via press release.

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Coronavirus continues to spread: drupa postponed to April 2021

The drupa trade fair scheduled for 16-26 June 2020 will be postponed to 20-30 April 2021. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute when assessing the risk of major events. Based on this recommendation and the recent significant increase in the number of people infected with the new corona virus (SARS-CoV-2), including in Europe, Messe Düsseldorf has reassessed the situation. In addition, there is the general ruling issued by the city of Düsseldorf on 11 March 2020, in which major events with more than 1,000 participants present at the same time are generally prohibited.

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Toscotec-supplied tissue line comes online at Picknik Marketing, South Africa

South African tissue manufacturer Picknik Marketing Pty Ltd started up a Modulo-Plus tissue machine supplied by Toscotec at its Johannesburg mill. The new line produced high quality tissue from day one. The Modulo-Plus machine has a sheet width of 2,750 mm, an operating speed of 1,500 m/min, and a production capacity of 75 t/d. It features a second-generation TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer and energy-efficient, gas-fired TT Hood. The supply also includes the stock preparation and approach flow equipment and an off-line shaft puller. The service package includes erection supervision, commissioning, start-up assistance and training.

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Circularity is a “no regret option” for the European industrial transition

The Green Deal has to be translated into a business case, strengthening sustainable and circular industrial value chains in Europe, and ensuring that they are considered of strategic importance. For that reason, Cepi, on behalf of the European Paper Industry, applauds the increased support to low carbon value chains in the “New approach to industrial policy” released by the European Commission on 10 March.

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ANDRITZ to supply complete recovery island to Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited in India

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) to supply a complete recovery island for its mill in Mondipatti Village, Tamil Nadu, India. Start-up is scheduled for early 2021.

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Corex at Interpack

Corex and Blue Box Partners (BBP) will share a stand at Europe’s leading packaging show to underline the importance of sustainability and highlight their collaborative expertise to deliver a partnership for paper-based packaging solutions.

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AR Packaging drives sustainable innovation and targets a major shift to dry molded fibre packaging together with PulPac

AR Packaging aims to be first on the market with commercially viable plastic free trays and cutlery for the food, on-the-go and food service sectors. The group looks to contribute to innovative process developments of fully fibre based solutions and therefore has joined the PulPac Technology Pool.

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ANDRITZ to supply OCC line including detailed engineering to UPPC, Philippines

International technology Group ANDRITZ will install an OCC line with a design capacity of 870 admt/d at United Pulp and Paper Co., Inc. (UPPC), Calumpit mill, Bulacan, Philippines. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Stora Enso launches sustainable premium packaging for pellets

Stora Enso has taken another step forward by replacing plastic packaging with an eco-friendly solution and launching a new cardboard packaging box designed for pellets. With this new packaging, Stora Enso plays a pioneering role in the pellets industry and places sustainability, innovation and customer orientation at the centre of its developments.

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Toscotec completes two drying section rebuilds for Lucart

From July 2019 to February 2020, Toscotec successfully completed two customized rebuilds at Lucart Diecimo tissue mill. The two rebuilding solutions included the replacement of PM5 and PM6’s existing Yankees with Toscotec’s second-generation Steel Yankee Dryers, complete steam and condensate systems, as well as the installation of a TT SuctionPressRoll.

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ANDRITZ receives major order for paper machine rebuild from MOPAK Kağıt Karton, Turkey

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from MOPAK Kagit Karton, Turkey, to rebuild paper machine PM3 at its mill in Dalaman, Turkey. With this rebuild, which is the first part of a multi-stage project, the capacity of the mill will be increased to 500,000 t/a. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2021.

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Toscotec and Sofidel to co-present Sofidel America’s new integrated Tissue Mill in Inola, Oklahoma, at Tissue World Miami

Toscotec will be at Tissue World Miami 2020 Booth D-20 to showcase its innovative Tissue Technology including the Energy-Savings solutions customized for Sofidel America. On March 13 at 1:00 pm, Sofidel’s Vice Chief Technical Officer Davide Mainardi and Toscotec’s Sales Director Marco Dalle Piagge will jointly present “Energy Efficient Solutions for Sofidel America: a Case Study”, which offers a detailed analysis of this new integrated tissue mill from a sustainability perspective.

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