Tag Archives: APAC

First Runtech EP turbo blower in New Zealand started up at Essity AustralAsia

Runtech Systems-supplied vacuum system rebuild has been successfully started up at Essity AustralAsia (formerly Asaleo Care), New Zealand. “This is an exciting project for our site. Our previous vacuum system was oversized, inefficient and had reached the end of its life. The new Runtech system has reduced our power consumption by over 700kW and we […]

Kemira invests in a new production line of ASA sizing agents in Asia-Pacific

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries, announces a significant investment in the production of alkenyl succinic anhydride sizing agent (ASA) in China. ASA is one of the most effective and cost-efficient sizing agents for improving water-resistance in paper and packaging board.   This investment into an additional, third production […]

The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board introduce 100% recyclable paperboard lid

A long-term collaboration between Finnish startup The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has led to the development of a 100% recyclable paperboard lid for use with takeaway cups. The lid, which is made from fully recyclable dispersion barrier board, is suitable for use with both hot and cold beverages. It […]

Kemira adds capacity in Asia-Pacific to support the growing paper and board industry

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries adds capacity in Asia-Pacific and announces the start-up of a new dry polymer production plant in Ulsan, South Korea, and the initiation of planning for an increased production capacity of sizing agents in Nanjing, China. These investments are part of Kemira’s growth strategy implementation […]