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18.09.2017

Succession at the top of Voith Group decided

The Shareholders' Committee of Voith Management GmbH has decided about the succession of Dr. Hubert Lienhard, long-standing President and CEO of the Management Board. Stephan Schaller, currently member of Voith Shareholders’ Committee and head of the global motor-cycle division of BMW Group, has been appointed as successor. more...
18.08.2017

KaiCell Fibers appoints Esko Nenola as Director of Wood Supply

Finland’s KaiCell Fibers Ltd has appointed Esko Nenola, Forest Engineer, M.Sc. (Business Administration), Director of Wood Supply for the company’s biorefinery venture in Paltamo. He brings extensive international experience in wood sourcing and the entire forest relates value chain, as well as having taken part in corporate restructuring and other strategic tasks. Among his previous management position he was leading the mechanical wood processing operations of Swedwood/IKEA in Russia. more...
28.07.2017

Changes in Valmet's Executive Team

The following appointments are made as of October 1, 2017. Jukka Tiitinen is appointed Area President, Asia Pacific. Jukka is currently holding the position of Business Line President, Services at Valmet. Aki Niemi is appointed Business Line President, Services Business Line. more...
25.07.2017

Resolute Appoints Patrice Minguez as President of Tissue Group

Patrice Minguez will serve as a member of Resolute's Executive Team and will oversee all tissue operations as well as sales and marketing functions. This includes the Atlas Tissue operations in Florida and the new state-of-the-art tissue and converting facilities at Calhoun, Tennessee. He will also be accountable for the company's Calhoun pulp and paper mill. more...
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...

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