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New JRC study misinterprets satellite data on forest cover and risks misguiding EU climate policy choices

Early in July, the scientific journal “the Nature” published an article “Abrupt increase in harvested forest area over Europe after 2015” based on a study by the European Commission Joint Research Centre bioeconomy unit based in Ispra, Italy.

A statement by CEPI.

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ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation system to Vinda Personal Care, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) Co., Ltd. to supply a stock preparation system to feed its four tissue machines at the mill in Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. Start-up is scheduled for the second to third quarter of 2021.

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Energy system integration could be one of the solutions for deep decarbonization of European industrial ecosystems

On Wednesday, the European Commission published its Energy System Integration Strategy aimed at making the energy system more “circular” as a whole - across multiple energy carriers, infrastructures, and consumption sectors - with energy efficiency at its core.

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ABB launches latest digital solution for total control over wet end operations

ABB has launched the latest generation of its Advanced Process Control (APC) to provide complete digital control over wet end operations, optimizing productivity and profit for paper mills globally.

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BTG to supply sensors and instrumentation for new Palm PM 5

Palm Aalen will equip the new PM 5 stock preparation and paper machine with sensors and instrumentation from BTG.

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Smurfit Kappa launches Bag-in-Box packaging solution for hand sanitiser

Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box has extended its range to include a hand sanitiser solution to meet the ongoing demand for the product in many markets.

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Select Products Holdings invests in full tissue solution from PCMC

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced the recent milestone sale of a full tissue solution to Select Products Holdings LLC.

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PTS Corrugated Board Symposium 2020

From 09/08 to 09/09/2020, the PTS Corrugated Board Symposium 2020 will take place in Dresden with an international orientation for the first time. Participants can look forward to speakers from industry, business & science who will discuss and present interesting and future-oriented topics.

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Valmet to deliver machine vision system to ITC in India

Valmet will supply a new-generation machine vision system to ITC in India. The new Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) will be installed on ITC’s packaging board machine - BM7, replacing the existing WIS system. The new Valmet IQ WIS will enable the mill to inspect and improve paper quality in greater detail.

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Toscotec shaft pullers achieve top results at Lucart and Marutomi

Toscotec’s automatic shaft pullers met their goal with great results at Lucart’s mill in Porcari, Italy, and at Marutomi Paper’s mill in Fuji, Japan.

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Voith and PTS Heidenau: New standard for measuring stickies and non-tacky contaminants

In collaboration with the research and service institute Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS) Heidenau in Germany, Voith is introducing a new measuring method to detect unwanted tacky contaminants known as stickies. The measuring method, which uses a near-infrared (NIR) camera, allows the reliable detection of contaminants along the papermaking process and offers higher measuring accuracy and a wider range of applications compared to conventional methods. The associated technical rule was recently published as DIN SPEC 6745.

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Mondi upgrades paper bags facility in Hungary

Mondi has successfully completed the implementation of a new state-of-the-art paper sack converting machine at its Nyíregyháza site in Hungary. The machine – a Windmöller & Hölscher AD 8320 / AM 8115 – allows the plant to produce a new line of sophisticated paper sacks for food packaging. The site will be capable of producing more than 130 million sacks annually.

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