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14.07.2017

International Paper's Directors Elect Christopher M. Connor to Board

International Paper announced the election of Christopher M. Connor to its board of directors effective October 1, 2017. Mr. Connor, age 61, retired as Executive Chairman of The Sherwin-Williams Company in December of 2016. more...
10.07.2017

Zellcheming - New Board Elected

The Annual General Meeting of the Association ZELLCHEMING took place from July 4-6th, 2017 during the ?ZELLCHEMING-Expo on the fair ground in Frankfurt. At the members’ assembly on July 5 , Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Erich Kollmar, Gebr. Bellmer GmbH, was elected as new Chairman of Association ZELLCHEMING. more...
03.07.2017

EU Member States should break free from plastic bags

More than 7 months after the transposition deadline of the EU Plastic bags directive, environmental NGOs celebrate the 8th edition of the International Plastic Bag Free Day. In this important year where plastic pollution of ocean is considered a priority global concern, the compliance and ambition levels of EU Member States to reduce plastic bags fall short of expectations. more...
12.06.2017

Increased quality and resource efficiency with new camera technology

A new project within the Process Processing IT and Automation (PiiA) Strategic Innovation Programme will lead to reduced process and quality variations in paper and board production. A methodology based on visual and infrared camera technology will be developed within the RISE Bioeconomy division in cooperation with academia and industry more...
08.06.2017

Ismo Nousiainen appointed CEO of Metsä Fibre

M.Sc (Engineering) Ismo Nousiainen has been appointed the deputy CEO of Metsä Fibre Oy, a part of Metsä Group, as of 1 August 2017 and the CEO of Metsä Fibre and a member of Metsä Group Executive Management Team as of 1 January 2018. more...
02.06.2017

Voith Paper Under New Management

The Supervisory Board of Voith GmbH has appointed Andreas Endters as Chairman of the Board of the Group Division Voith Paper as of 2017-10-01. He thus succeeds Bertram Staudenmaier who will be leaving the company at the end of this year upon his own request. more...
19.05.2017

ICFPA announces winners of the Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award

he International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has announced the winners of the Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award, a global award that aims to stimulate interest by young researchers carrying out projects in a wide range of activities relevant to forest- based science, products as well as process improvements or other innovation throughout the value chain. more...
10.05.2017

Holmen appoints Stina Sandell Director of Sustainability and Communications

“Holmen has a long history of working actively on sustainability issues. With our considerable renewable forest and hydro power assets and our products based on fresh fibre, we help drive the transition to a more sustainable society,” says Holmen’s President and CEO Henrik Sjölund. “The aim of the new post is to draw on our excellent sustainability assets to strengthen our business.” more...
08.05.2017

Miroslaw Pietraszek appointed as president of PMP

PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) – a global provider of tissue, paper and board technologies for the Pulp & Paper industry as well as solutions for other heavy industries, today announced that it has appointed Miroslaw Pietraszek as President effective April 28th, 2017. Zbigniew Manugiewicz, PMP’s co-founder and former President, will continue to serve as a member of PMP’s supervisory board of directors. more...
08.05.2017

Lars P. S. Sperre appointed as interim President and CEO

The board of directors has unanimously appointed Lars P. S. Sperre as interim President and CEO of Norske Skogindustrier ASA with immediate effect. Sperre has been employed by Norske Skogindustrier ASA since 2006 and been member of the corporate management team since 2014. Prior to this appointment, Sperre acted as Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy & Legal. more...

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