Tag Archives: paper companies

Andritz acquires Bonetti Group, Italy

Andritz has signed an agreement to acquire the Bonetti Group, headquartered in Milan, Italy. Closing of the transaction took place on June 30, 2022. Established in 1923, Bonetti is a global manufacturer and supplier of doctor, creping and coater blades, as well as blade holders, and also provides services for paper machines. This acquisition extends […]

UPM begins commissioning phase for the future start-up of its Paso de los Toros pulp mill

The UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill was recently granted approval by the Uruguayan environmental authorities for its commissioning plan enabling UPM to begin the testing phase for pulp production equipment at the new plant. The commissioning tasks, including mechanical, hydraulic and efficiency tests, and the respective adjustment of various production equipment, will be […]

Klabin launches paperboard made from microfibrillated pulp for multipacks

Committed to bringing innovative and sustainable solutions to the market, Klabin, Brazil’s largest producer and exporter of packaging paper and paper packaging, has developed a new version of its paperboard Klamulti, designed for beverage packaging (multipack), which now has microfibrillated pulp (MFC) in its composition. This innovation, led by the Product Development and Technology Center […]

Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet will supply a mill wide Valmet DNA Automation System with the new Valmet DNA User Interface and consistency measurements package to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India. The target of the investment is to ensure a smooth start-up, to optimize the equipment efficiency and to achieve premium board quality. The order was included in Valmet’s […]

Stora Enso leases part of the Veitsiluoto site to Infinited Fiber Company

Stora Enso is leasing the former paper machinery hall at its Veitsiluoto site in Finland to the textile technology company Infinited Fiber Company, which plans to build a commercial-scale factory to produce regenerated textile fiber from textile waste. Earlier this month Stora Enso sold its district heating business at Veitsiluoto to utility infrastructure company Nevel, […]

PulPaper 2022: “The networking opportunities held in connection with the events have been very popular”

The international PulPaper 2022 for the forest industry and ChemBio Finland 2022 for the chemical and bio-industries, as well as the Helsinki Chemicals Forum for chemical safety, were held at the same time at Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre this week. The participants enjoyed the events and the networking occasions were popular. PulPaper was a […]

Voith makes successful steps to reduce carbon footprint at its sites worldwide

Since the beginning of fiscal year 2022, the Voith Group has left no carbon footprint at any of its worldwide locations. The company’s net zero concept comprises four fields of action: increasing the efficiency of its own processes, generating its own regenerative energy, using renewable energy sources, and offsetting the emissions that are currently still […]

Voith introduces InduraClean heavyweight cleaning system

Voith has introduced its new InduraClean (IDC) product family as part of its BlueLine stock preparation portfolio. The system consists of an improved cleaner bank, which can be combined with both the new InduraClean IDC-4 and optimized InduraClean IDC-5. Depending on requirements, the focus of the modular cleaning technology can be on significantly increased production, energy reduction […]

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

With two new patent applications filed last week, PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio. The new patent applications are directed to ejection elements in connection to the forming mold. The main purpose of the ejection elements is to release the product from mold parts for an easy removal of the products. […]

Ahlstrom-Munksjö changes its name to Ahlstrom

Ahlstrom-Munksjö now takes the next step in its strategy execution. Through a clearly defined purpose, sharper strategic focus and ambitious sustainability targets, the company is accelerating its pace of execution with the vision to become the Preferred Sustainable Specialty Materials Company. Following the ownership reorganization of its Decor business, estimated to be completed by the […]