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03.04.2019

UPM and Carbodeon developing cellulose and nanodiamond materials for 3D printing

UPM and Carbodeon are developing cellulose and nanodiamond reinforced raw materials for 3D printing. The nanodiamond additives provide the product not only improved stiffness and strength but also higher heat deflection temperature. The product novelties will be available both for Fused Granular Fabrication (FGF) and for Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF). more...
02.04.2019

Holmen chooses Green Cargo’s climate-smart trains

Holmen has taken a new step in its sustainable strategy work. Holmen’s largest forest holdings are located in northern Sweden, while much of its industrial production takes place in the south. To secure its wood supply and add value to its own forest, Holmen is now going to be transporting its wood south on trains from Green Cargo. more...
02.04.2019

Thimm pack'n'display: the new brand for the packaging and presentation

Thimm is combining two well-established business divisions under the new brand Thimm pack'n'display. The ensuing synergies will create a unique technology mix in the market and offer completely new opportunities for the customers. More than 1,500 employees working together will now be better able to identify and meet our customers’ requirements. With this decision, the family business is further expanding its leading role in the market for packaging and displays. more...
02.04.2019

Tetra Pak and ABB pioneer digital energy assessment programme to help food producers reduce their environmental impact and cut costs

Tetra Pak has today announced it is developing an energy assessment programme in collaboration with ABB to help food and beverage producers lower their environmental impact and cut costs. These solutions are being showcased in the Swedish Pavilion at Hannover Messe 2019 between April 1st and 5th. more...
02.04.2019

UPM Communication Papers plans to reduce coated mechanical paper capacity in Germany

UPM plans to permanently close paper machine 10 at UPM Plattling, Germany, reducing the annual capacity of coated mechanical paper in Europe by approximately 155,000 tons. Paper production on paper machines 1 and 11 is planned to continue at the mill site. more...
01.04.2019

Carl Macher Invests in Logistics and Resource Efficiency

Carl Macher GmbH & Co. KG in Brunnenthal, Germany, a member of Kunert Group is continuing to expand its production capacity. Together with its sister company Papeteries du Rhin, production capacity is expected to exceed 300,000 tonnes per year by 2020. The company has invested over 10 million euros in automation and logistics technology in order to secure the internal supply of Paul & Co's paper core plants and to guarantee its capacity to deliver premium-quality core board to numerous bulk purchasers throughout Europe. more...
22.03.2019

Xeikon Partners with Kotkamills

Xeikon is delighted to announce its partnership with Kotkamills Oy. Visitors to this year’s Xeikon Café will have the opportunity to see the first demonstrations of the Xeikon 3500 dry toner digital press printing on Kotkamills ISLA® Duo paper cup stock. This sustainable and plastic-free food packaging solution carries the potential for paper cup converters to create new business opportunities. more...
18.03.2019

Stora Enso starts co-determination process regarding the possible conversion of the Oulu paper mill into packaging board mill and closure of one paper machine

Stora Enso starts co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland regarding a plan to convert the paper mill into packaging board production and the closure of paper machine 6 and a sheeting plant. The planned change could result in a reduction of a maximum of 400 employees at the mill. The decision on the potential conversion will be made by the Stora Enso Board of Directors during the first half of 2019 after the co-determination process has been completed. more...
14.03.2019

Stora Enso signs global commitment to combat plastic pollution

Stora Enso has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste and pollution at the source. The Global Commitment and its vision for a circular economy for plastic is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment. more...
04.03.2019

Stora Enso ranked the best in a new diversity comparison in Finland

Stora Enso received the highest scores in the FINDIX report, which was published for the first time today. The study examined the diversity of 89 Finnish companies through five different variables. These include gender distribution, age distribution, international background, educational background and industry-specific background of management teams and board of directors. The variables are based on the Finnish Securities Market Association’s corporate governance code, where they are highlighted as factors promoting diversity. more...

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