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Klingele paper mill: production break in March

The Klingele Group, an independent manufacturer of corrugated base paper and corrugated board packaging, has announced a production break for its paper mill in Weener from March 10th 2019. This is due to construction and repair measures at the site; in addition, the annual revision of the company’s own power plant in Weener will take place during the same period. more...

Valmet to supply process and quality vision systems to Blue Paper SAS in France

Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Web Monitoring System (WMS) and a Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) to Blue Paper SAS's Paper Machine 1 in Strasbourg, France. The systems will improve the machine's overall production efficiency. more...

Progroup officially opens new corrugated sheet board plant in Ellesmere Port

Progroup AG started operating a new corrugated sheet board plant in Great Britain. The plant in Ellesmere Port will produce up to 235,000 tonnes of corrugated board a year, making it the most efficient and powerful of its type in the world. more...

Mayr-Melnhof Group acquires TANN Group

Mayr-Melnhof Packaging has today closed the acquisition of TANN Group. TANN prints on and finishes externally sourced fine paper to produce tipping paper (cigarette filter paper) and is the global market leader in this area. more...

Lenzing opened Center of Excellence at its location in Indonesia

The Lenzing Group opened the new “Lenzing Center of Excellence” (LCOE) located at its Indonesian site in Purwakarta. Thanks to the LCOE, the Lenzing Group is setting a further milestone in intensifying its cooperation with its partners along the value chain. With this step, it enhances its efforts to jointly conduct research and development work on new yarns. The Lenzing Center of Excellence also offers laboratory and analytical facilities to conduct trials and analyses of various types of fibers and yarns in order to further improve product quality. more...

Holmen mills rated world’s most sustainable

Holmen’s Iggesund and Workington paperboard mills have received the highest rating for sustainability in a 2018 assessment by CSR analysis company EcoVadis. This means both paperboard mills are among the top one per cent of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis. more...

Mondi to invest in Styria plant

Mondi, the global packaging and paper group, is investing in its Styria, Austria, plant to further boost its ability to offer safe, clean, environmentally friendly liners for Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers. "Mondi’s FIBC liners ensure clean food processing and are ideal for milk powder, other foods, pharmaceuticals and additional applications", notes Stefan Pfundner, Business Solution Manager, Mondi Technical Films. more...

Xeikon qualifies Ahlstrom-Munksjö Wallstar Digital

Xeikon, a "market leader in digital colour printing technology for the labels and packaging as well as the graphic arts printing industry" and a subsidiary of the Flint Group, today reported that it has qualified Ahlstrom-Munksjö Wallstar Digital® nonwoven wallcovering media for use on Xeikon digital presses as part of the alliance between the two companies. more...

Stora Enso divests Swedish packaging manufacturer June Emballage

Stora Enso has divested 100% of the shares of its Swedish subsidiary June Emballage AB to its current management team. June Emballage is a manufacturer specialized in small-batch custom-made transport packaging in corrugated board. “We believe that June Emballage is in a better position to serve its smaller scale markets for custom-made packaging as a stand-alone supplier. more...

Resolute Completes Sale of Catawba, SC, Paper and Pulp Mill

Resolute Forest Products Inc announced that, on December 31, 2018, it completed the previously disclosed sale of the Catawba, South Carolina, paper and pulp mill to New-Indy Containerboard, LLC ("New-Indy"), pursuant to the terms of the asset purchase agreement dated October 2, 2018. The total purchase price of about $300 million consists of $260 million in cash, before customary closing adjustments, and the assumption of approximately $40 million of balance sheet liabilities, largely net pension benefit obligations. more...


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