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ABB Releases Second Edition of ABB Fiber Guide

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The new edition of the ABB Fiber Guide provides information on new advancements such as fiber morphology online measurement tools like its L&W Freeness and Fiber Online. January 10, 2022 ABB has announced the launch of the second edition of ABB Fiber Guide which is a comprehensive reference guide that......
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Billerudkorsnäs to Acquire Verso Corporation for USD 825 Million

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BillerudKorsnäs is aiming to convert Verso’s Escanaba Paper Mill into a world-class, sustainable, and fully integrated paperboard production site where one machine is estimated to be converted by 2025 and another by 2029. The total investment for the conversion project will be about USD 1 billion. December 21, 2021 Verso......
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McDonald’s Almost Entire Paper Packaging from Sustainable Fiber

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McDonald’s has placed a larger goal for itself for the entire customer packaging created from renewable, recycled or certified sources by the year 2025. August 24, 2021 McDonald’s Corporation is on its way to achieving its goal of sourcing all of its paper-based food packaging in its restaurants from the......
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Compañía Papelera Pacífico Orders Decontamination System from Voith

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Voith’s decontamination system will enable CPP to substantially increase the processing capacity of the waste contained in the recycled cardboard. August 12, 2021 Compañía Papelera Pacífico (CPP) is a subsidiary of the Chilean Group Empresas Coipsa. With another subsidiary of Empresas Coipsa – Unipapel, the company manufactures corrugated paper as......
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Valmet Introduces Versatile New Solution for Fiber Recovery and Pulp Thickening

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The solution reinvents the traditional bow screen with a new, user-friendly design and improved nozzle arrangement enabling higher capacity and greater runnability than before. November 12, 2019 Valmet has announced the launch of Valmet Pressure-fed Bow Screen, a versatile new addition to its stock preparation offering. Working to maximize the......
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Life Cycle of the U.S. Paper Industry

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By Cathy Greenleaf, Senior Consultant, Fisher International Typical Phases of Industry Growth PHASE CHARACTERISTICS Start Up Innovative product; entry to market not as difficult Growth Generally during this phase smaller companies are forced out through consolidation and barriers to entry are high Mature Profit margins are lowered; market share and......

Clariant launches environmentally focused optical brighteners

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June 3, 2013 Clariant launched the world’s most highly concentrated, urea-free liquid optical brightening agent (OBA) for printing and writing papers. New disulphonated Leucophor® ACK contains no environmentally harmful additives, decreases OBA requirements for papermakers, and lowers transport costs and carbon footprint. Leucophor ACK is an ultra-concentrated aqueous solution specially......
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“Neither gloom nor bloom. Outlook is inspiring long-term but skeptical short-term”

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Expertise comes from understanding and understanding comes from detailing and this is how Mr Basantt Khaitan, MD, Wires & Fabriks (S.A) Ltd., Jaipur has attained his proficiency in the paper industry. His penchant for the industry is well known among his peers and colleagues. To share his understanding and to......
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ANDRITZ: Gathering Pace

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.....Mr. Vikas Kothari (Country Manager) ANDRITZ OY, India Liaison Office, New Delhi.A son to a first generation paper technologist Late Mr. P.S. Kothari who held various managerial positions in the paper mills at the time when people didn’t even know what paper technology is all about. Vikas did his chemical......