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Carton Group builds multinational group focused on sustainable packaging solutions

Carton Group, a leading supplier of packaging solutions and a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, has completed a successful refinancing and made three strategic acquisitions in Italy, Germany, and the UK. The company is further developing its position as a multinational player and underscoring its commitment to innovation, sustainability, and design. Carton Group started […]

Voith introduces new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings

Voith is supplementing its proven Pluralis family with new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings. Representing a significant advancement in refining technology, they are specifically designed to meet the demanding requirements of pulp mills and to minimize resource consumption. In addition, Pluralis HS refiner fillings can significantly improve paper quality, energy efficiency and overall pulp […]

Valmet has completed the acquisition of Körber’s Business Area Tissue

Valmet has completed the acquisition of Körber’s Business Area Tissue, the provider of innovative process technologies and related services for converting tissue jumbo reels into final tissue products. The closing of the transaction follows the agreement that was announced on July 7, 2023. By combining the complementary offering and competencies of Valmet and the acquired […]

Norske Skog Skogn invests NOK 180 million ($18.2 million) in new pulp production line

Norske Skog Skogn will invest around NOK 180 million ($18.2 million), after NOK 40-50 million ($4-5 million) in grant funding from the NOx fund, in a new thermomechanical production line (TMP) that will replace expensive recycled paper with fresh fiber. The new TMP line will reduce variable costs, significantly reduce NOx and fossil CO2 emissions, and […]

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 […]

Andritz starts up the first of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper

Andritz has successfully started up one of the two PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China, for its mill in Beihai City, Guangxi Province. The second tissue machine (TM6) is expected to be started up by the end of this year. The tissue machine (TM5) has a design speed of 2,000 […]

PulPac shows reinforced barrier properties in in-line recycled material

To maximize efficiency, PulPac’s Dry Molded Fiber uses an ‘in-line recycling’ system that may return any residual material with additives back into the process to be combined with additional input material. During production tests to optimize barrier additives, it was shown that not only does the in-line recycling ensure more than 99% usage of fiber […]

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

ANDRITZ will supply the main equipment – from pulping to the storage tower – featuring the following technological highlights: > LC pulping system comprising a FibreSolve FSR pulper with newly designed rotor and TrashWell standpipe for efficient reject removal as well as state-of-the-art detrashing machinery. The new pulping system not only enables excellent slushing of the […]

ANDRITZ presents TwinFlo Prime, a brand-new development in LC refining

ANDRITZ has launched the latest innovation in low-consistency refining – the TwinFlo Prime refiner, combining concentrated performance in a very compact design. The TwinFlo Prime builds on the success of more than 2,000 LC refining plants from ANDRITZ operating all over the world. The newly developed LC refiner combines the well-proven basic principles of the current […]

UPM Unveils New Range of Kraft Papers for Packaging Applications

UPM Specialty Papers has launched a new range of kraft papers designed for bags, wraps, single-packs, and lamination. The UPM SolideTM family of kraft papers features a versatile combination of strength as well as converting properties. All grades in the portfolio offer excellent printability to maximize the shelf impact of packaging. All papers in the UPM […]