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From stable European electricity prices to today’s chaos

How is electricity produced and distributed in Europe? Why do we have today’s situation with high electricity prices and a lack of electricity? Why is Europe affected by the natural gas prices? What is causing the paper and pulp industry in Europe to be plagued by sky-high prices for electricity and other energy? Fifty years […]

Andritz introduces performing technology solutions at MIAC

Andritz will be presenting its innovative technologies for sustainable paper production at MIAC 2022, booth #72, in Lucca, Italy, October 12-14, 2022. The Andritz main motto for this year’s MIAC is Sustainability in Practice. Andritz will be presenting innovative technologies that enable customers to save energy, water and raw materials. The product portfolio ranges from […]

Paper Packaging is Sustainable by Design

Consumer preference for paper packaging is growing. That’s according to recent survey results from the Paper and Packaging Board. As shoppers seek environmentally friendly options, they’re turning to paper. And this is good news for people like Rachel Ingram, Design Engineer Manager for Sonoco Products Company. Ingram joined Sonoco through Clemson University, which led to […]

A new capacity for the multi-grade paper manufacturing in Mandapeta, Andhra Pradesh

The Indian paper industry was one of the worst hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak leading to closure of educational establishments, coaching centers, and corporate offices, and adoption of new culture of Work from Home. The sector has witnessed some signs of revival. The closure of educational institutes significantly impacted the demand for paper. […]

Valmet appoints chief financial officer

Key appointment Finland’s Valmet has appointed Katri Hokkanen as the company’s chief financial officer, effective as of 1 August 2022. She will report to the firm’s president and chief executive officer, Pasi Laine. Hokkanen has worked as Valmet’s interim CFO since 1 May 2022. She began her career at the company in 2006. “After a thorough […]

Towards a science-based approach in the packaging debate

As the European Commission prepares to publish the revision of the packaging and packaging waste legislation, the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) has released a series of three scientific studies comparing recyclable and reusable packaging solutions. The studies highlight the essential role of sustainable packaging in the context of the EU Green Deal, […]

Chinese scientists turn black coal by-product into white paper

More than 2,000 years after the invention of paper in China, the country’s scientists are claiming another breakthrough that replaces its key ingredient with the dirty waste from coal-fired power plants. The result – which is almost indistinguishable from paper made from wood pulp – achieves a more than 90 per cent match to pure […]

How Körber solutions help manufacturers overcome the supply chain challenges

As some West Coast port congestion eases in the United States, there’s reason to believe that the paper industry supply chain is showing signs of righting itself. That may ultimately be the case, but the sheer reach and impact of the disruption indicates no quick fix is on the horizon. In the United States, diversion […]

Tissue papers

Tissue paper is soft, feathery, lightweight, highly absorbent, tear resistant, disposable and relatively strong paper products. The tissue paper name originates from the French word “tissue”, which meaning cloth. Because of the tissue paper is as soft as cloth. It has become an important part in our daily life. Uses of this type of paper […]

4evergreen alliance : striving for full circularity of fibre-based packaging by 2030

The wood fibre-based packaging alliance 4evergreen held its launch event entitled “Perfecting circularity with fibre-based packaging”. The online event included a panel debate with industry leaders from Stora Enso (Finland), Huhtamaki (Finland), Mars (US), Nestlé (Switzerland) and Smurfit Kappa (Ireland). It highlighted the alliance’s vision to further advance circularity of fibre-based packaging and introduced the sector’s […]