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17.05.2019

FESPA returns to Munich in 2021

FESPA today announces that the flagship Global Print Expo will return to Munich, Germany, in 2021, together with its co-located event for non-printed signage, European Sign Expo. The events will run for four days, from 18 to 21 May 2021. This will be the event’s sixth return to the Bavarian capital. more...
15.05.2019

New study confirms non-recycled paper is better for the climate

When produced where the environmental impact of producing electricity is low, and where the forest is sustainably managed, paper from fresh fibres has lower environmental impact than paper from recycled fibres. That’s the conclusion of a new life cycle study made by IVL, Swedish Environmental Research Institute. more...
15.05.2019

Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of PM1 of Cartiera Marchigiana

Cartiera Marchigiana selected Toscotec to completely rebuild the dryer section of its paper machine at Montelupone, Macerata, Italy. This is a repeated order for Toscotec, who has recently been entrusted with a turnkey rebuild project by Cartiera Cama, which has the same ownership of Cartiera Marchigiana. Thanks to the advantages of TT SteelDryer technology, the rebuild will boost PM1’s drying capacity and efficiency, without increasing the paper machine’s length. more...
15.05.2019

Pulse production opens for the manufacturing of specialty paper

Producing paper is about large volumes. The step from manufacturing in lab to industrial production therefore faces great challenges. Uncertainty regarding supply, demand and price often makes new concepts stick to the "valley of death". You don't want to build a factory until you know that everything works. more...
15.05.2019

Voith introduces online platform MyVoith for digital applications and services

MyVoith is a global platform that brings together the company’s digital services and business-related information in one location. The platform offers users personalized access to their applications, services and data from the Voith world. These include industry-specific webshops, asset management solutions and further self-service applications, as well as the Voith IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) applications and services. more...
14.05.2019

Stora Enso launches wood-fibre-based biocomposite solutions for cosmetics, food and luxury packaging

Stora Enso introduces DuraSense™ by Stora Enso – wood-based biocomposites for premium cosmetics, food and luxury brands seeking alternatives to plastic packaging. With the help of DuraSense, customers who place very high demands on aesthetics and tactile values can make their packaging more eco-friendly. more...
14.05.2019

New president for International Council of Forest and Paper Associations

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has announced Sylvain Lhôte as its new president. Lhôte, director general of the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), was elected at the ICFPA’s recent annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada, which was attended by representatives from 12 ICFPA member country associations. more...
13.05.2019

Valmet to supply boiler diagnostics systems to Harbin Boiler Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet will supply boiler diagnostics systems to Harbin Boiler Co., Ltd. in China. The order consists of two Valmet Acoustic Pyrometer systems and they will be installed in the Fugu power plant. more...
10.05.2019

Thai Siam Cement acquires Indonesian paper firm Fajar for $665 million

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s largest industrial conglomerate Siam Cement Group Pcl (SCG) acquired a 55% stake in Indonesian paper packaging company, PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk from existing shareholders for $665 million, it said on Friday. more...
09.05.2019

Stora Enso explores recycling of paper cups for magazine paper production

Stora Enso aims to start recycling used paper cups on a large scale at its Langerbrugge Mill in Belgium. Based on production trials, Stora Enso possesses the technical feasibility to recycle paper cups for use in other paper applications. Stora Enso is now looking into partnerships for the collection and sorting of used paper cups to ensure that this high-quality fibre material is captured and given a second life. more...

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