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Approximately three months after the start-up of Avezzano mill, Burgo Group is keeping the focus on containerboard (RCCM) and continues its diversification strategy, ranging from publishing to packaging, from printing paper to paper for corrugators. more...

Commission approves acquisition of Fibria by Suzano

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Fibria by Suzano, both active in the production and supply of wood pulp from eucalyptus trees. The decision is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Suzano. Suzano and Fibria, both from Brazil, are the two largest global suppliers of bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp ("BEKP"), an input to the paper, tissue and packaging industry. more...

Holmen chooses Identity Works to develop its brand

As part of the Holmen Group’s communications and sustainability strategy, Holmen has entered into partnership with Identity Works in order to strengthen and further develop the Holmen brand. The first step will be to create a new brand platform and visual identity that will help to ensure consistent communication across every part of Holmen. more...

Avery Dennison and French converting equipment manufacturer SMAG Graphique join forces.

As part of this partnership, Avery Dennison’s customers can visit SMAG Graphique’s showroom in Savigny sur Orge (France). Here the machine manufacturer showcases its dedicated RFID inserting machines for roll to roll RFID insertion and encoding. more...

Global Consumption of Plywood to Surge on Account of Burgeoning Demand From the Construction Industry

Global infrastructural development has reached newer heights in the last few years, with massive constructions - both residential and commercial - mushrooming across both Tier 1 and Tier 2cities across the world. This has led to impressive growth of the global building and construction industry and as a consequence positively impacted revenues of ancillary industries. Plywood Market is an inherent component of the construction industry - being widely used in manufacturing readymade and customised furniture. more...

Niels Petter Wright appointed as new CEO of Norske Skog group

After the successful completion of an extensive financial restructuring process, the Norske Skog group has been transformed into a financially solid, leading publication paper producer. Having established this solid foundation for the operating business, the Board of Norske Skog AS has appointed Mr Niels Petter Wright as new President and CEO of the Norske Skog group effective 1st December 2018. Niels Petter Wright’s previous experience includes almost 17 years in Elopak, of which the last ten years serving as the company’s CEO. more...

Vinda Personal Care (China) starts up two AHEAD-2.0M tissue machines supplied by Toscotec

On November 19th Vinda Personal Care (China) Limited started up two Toscotec supplied AHEAD- 2.0M tissue machines in Xiaogan city, Hubei, China. With the start-up of these production lines, Vinda inaugurates its second production base in Xiaogan, located in the vicinity of its existing mill. more...

Andritz receives order to supply tissue machine to Berli Jucker Cellox, Thailand

Andritz has received an order from Berli Jucker Cellox Ltd. to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue machine with shoe press, including stock preparation and automation systems, for their mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. The machine is designed for grammages from 13 to 40 g/m2used for all kinds of high-quality tissue and towels. more...

Mondi to invest in Corrugated Packaging facility in Bupak, Czech Republic

Mondi plans to further invest in its Corrugated Packaging facility in Bupak, Czech Republic, which has already benefitted from significant investments in recent years. Once completed, the upgrade will make the Czech production facility another flagship plant for Mondi Group’s corrugated board segment. more...

Fifth Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT tissue line successfully started up at ICT's Iberica mill in Spain

Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200HS tissue production line including an extensive automation package was successfully started up at ICT Iberica's mill in Burgo, Spain, in September 2018. The new tissue line meets the company's intention to adopt state of the art technology for highest quality tissue production. Valmet has previously delivered four tissue lines to ICT companies in Italy, France and Poland. more...

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