Category Archives: Interviews


Drewsen invests in paper processing efficiency

To be able to grow with its speciality papers DREWSEN is investing in a highly efficient Questec sheeter from BW Papersystems. In this interview, DREWSEN’s CEO Dr. Matthias Rauhut explains why. Dr. Matthias Rauhut is the CEO of DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE GmbH & Co. KG, based in Lachendorf, Germany. At the end of 2020, DREWSEN decided […]

What kind of challenges will 2021 bring for the British recovered paper market?

Simon Ellin, Chief Executive of The Recycling Association, spoke on the challenges facing the British recovered paper market in 2021. Q: Mr Ellin, how has container shortage affected the recovered paper market so far? Are there signs that the situation might improve in January 2021? A: At the moment, it is causing significant disruption. Members […]

Toscotec’s rebuild achieves production increase at Skjern Paper, Denmark

Skjern Paper is Denmark’s only paper mill. Founded in 1965, it is situated in Skjern, West Jutland. Since 2005, the ownership majority has been held by Buur Invest A/S, a Danish privately-owned investment company. The mill’s current annual capacity is 75,000 tonnes, including a range of products – coreboard, grey and blueliner, greyboard and sheets – […]

The recycling roller coaster

recycling truck

Municipal recycling has been on a bit of a roller coaster ride in recent years with changing material streams, changing commodity values, and changing end markets. During the WasteExpo Together Online Conference Sept. 14, several recycling industry stakeholders discussed some of the challenges and opportunities the industry has been experiencing in 2020 during a session titled […]

Fabio Perini Digital Tissue™: in 6 months over 130 lines worldwide connected with the Lucca headquarters

Fabio Perini

  Six months after its disclosure, Fabio Perini Spa takes stock of Digital Tissue™, the suite of digital solutions for the tissue ecosystem aimed at optimizing the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of the lines: as of today, over one hundred thirty lines all over the world (between Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa) are connected to the […]

Cellwood Machinery AB: Leading Supplier of Dispersing Systems

“Cellwood has played an important part in the development of the modern pulp and paper industry. The company is the world’s leading supplier of dispersing systems, which are used in the process of recycling paper waste into new paper,” says Mr. Johan Goth, Sales & Marketing Director, Cellwood Machinery AB. Cellwood, a Swedish company, was […]

Kuantum Papers Ltd.: A Well-Balanced Portfolio With Mass & Specialty Products

Kuantum Papers Ltd

Kuantum Papers with its slew of specialty paper launches in recent times has complemented its existing wide range of mass market products to give the market substantial product choices from a single producer. Punjab-based Kuantum Papers is producing paper out of agro-residues since the year 1979 and has since become a mill to churn out […]

JK Paper Ltd.- How to Breed Leaders Within Organization: The Key to Successful HR Strategy

“From an employee point of view, the conventional thought process was to get a job and stick to it for as long as circumstances allow. It was not so much about the role and responsibility one was going to share in the organization in accordance with his aspirations of growth. The scenario has changed in […]

NR Agarwal Industries Ltd.: NR Agarwal to Diversify Its Packaging Portfolio With a New 500 TPD Kraft Plant

NR Agarwal Industries Ltd

The leading manufacturer of writing-printing and duplex board is eying the growing packaging paper segment with a new expansion project. The company is planning to venture into low GSM kraft paper at reasonable prices to serve the growing domestic and overseas market in the kraft segment. Mumbai-based NR Agarwal Industries Ltd, since its incorporation in […]

Metsä’s Businesses, Perfect Exemplar of Circular Bioeconomy

Metsä’s Businesses

The Finnish group is known worldwide for creating renewable, forest-based value chain spawning its various business areas which all are at the forefront of the industry in terms of environmental performance, energy efficiency, and profitability. The group’s strong value chain utilizes wood to its maximum in different phases as pulp, wood products, paper, paperboard, finished […]