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Bel Papyrus starts up the new tissue line PM3 in Nigeria

Bel Papyrus starts up the new tissue line PM3 in Nigeria

July 12, 2013 In June 2013, the Nigerian tissue producer Bel Papyrus Ltd, member of the Boulos Group Of Companies, started up their new Toscotec supplied complete tissue production line installed in Lagos (Nigeria). The new Toscotec’s line, with an average production... (Continue reading)

Paper industry partners with European Commission in bio-based industry initiative

€3.8 billion EU-industry investment in bio-based industries July 10, 2013 48 companies joined forces with the European Commission to set up an unprecedented Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for bio-based industries. The PPP brings together €3.8 billion to advance the bioeconomy in Europe. The... (Continue reading)

Stora Enso aims to convert Varkaus Mill fine paper machine to containerboard

June 14, 2013 Stora Enso has decided to commence a feasibility study with the aim of converting the Varkaus Mill fine paper machine in Finland to produce virgin-fibre-based containerboard. The findings of a recently completed pre-feasibility study supported continuation of the... (Continue reading)

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Clariant launches truly PFOA-free Cartaguard KHI for greaseproof and safer food packaging papers

Clariant launches truly PFOA-free Cartaguard KHI for greaseproof and safer food packaging papers

May 16, 2013 Clariant introduced Cartaguard KHI – a revolutionary, high-performance and totally PFOA-free grease resistant additive for effective and safer grease-resistant food papers and board. New Cartaguard KHI supports the trend toward more eco-friendly solutions for hand-held, ready-to-eat foods such as... (Continue reading)

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L&W Introduce Stylus Roughness Tester Emveco

L&W Introduce Stylus Roughness Tester Emveco

April 22, 2013 Lorentzen & Wettre, a member of the ABB Group, announced L&W Stylus Roughness Tester Emveco – a paper laboratory instrument that measures the micro-surface roughness of paperboard and linerboard. The evaluated property is called microdeviation, which is a... (Continue reading)

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Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill in China to install Tissue Machine

May 29, 2013 Metso will supply a complete tissue production line for Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill Co. Ltd in China. The new tissue machine will be installed at the company’s mill in Jinggu County, Yunnan Province. The start-up of... (Continue reading)

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Siam Kraft to install containerboard line in Thailand

Siam Kraft to install containerboard line in Thailand

April 4, 2013 SCG Paper is buying an OptiConcept M containerboard production line with an extended scope of supply implementation from Metso for the Ban Pong mill of Siam Kraft Industry Co., Ltd. in Ratchaburi, Thailand. The start-up of the machine... (Continue reading)

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Stora Enso and Packages Ltd. complete joint venture agreement

May 31, 2013 Stora Enso and Packages Ltd. have completed the process of establishing a joint venture called Bulleh Shah Packaging (Private) Limited as announced on 18 September 2012. Stora Enso’s initial shareholding is 35% with a commitment to increase the... (Continue reading)

AFT opens new manufacturing site in China

April 4, 2013 AFT Inc. announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in China – Jiaxing AFT Manufacturing Co., Ltd. The facility is located in Zhejiang Province, west of Shanghai, on the Hangzhou Bay near an excellent transportation network of... (Continue reading)

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Shandong Sun Paper to install two tissue machines

April 10, 2013 Shandong Sun Paper, China places an order with Andritz to supply two tissue machines with steel yankees for the production of high quality facial and toilet paper. The machines will be installed at the Yanzhou mill, Shandong province.... (Continue reading)