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Hahnemühle hosts its Virtual Open House

Physical Creativeworld / Paperworld 2022 will not take place in Frankfurt this year again, but Hahnemühle customers, end-users and fans worldwide shouldn’t miss out on news from the well-known and highly esteemed paper manufacturer.

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Beaver Paper Group modernizes production floor

Beaver Paper Group, manufacturer of sublimation media and cut and sew paper, is pleased to announce the two new of state-of-the-art roll converting machines to their recently modernized production facility. The additions include The Lemu Master Roll 3500 and The Lemu BRA-3.

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AFRY achieves global top rankings in the Industrial Processes and Power sectors according to ENR

The Engineering News-Record (ENR) has presented the 2021 rankings for international top design firms in ENR Global Sourcebook. AFRY is ranked as #1 in the Pulp & Paper industry and #1 in the Power cogeneration sector, and has leading positions in several other sectors.

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Color-Logic more than doubles gold colors available to all licensees

Color-Logic has announced that the number of different gold colors available in its basic Color-Logic license has been expanded from 25 to 55. For most jobs, Color-Logic users will no longer find it necessary to stock gold inks or substrates, or to match golds using trial or error.

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Flint Group secures EcoVadis Silver rating

Flint Group, including all business units within its Packaging and its Commercial Publication & Web divisions, has achieved a Silver status from EcoVadis. The company was considered to be in the top 21% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings, including printing inks. It was rated in the top 9% of companies in the Sustainable Procurement category, as well as in the top 7% for Ethics.

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ABB: Fastest paper machine moisture sensor on the market

ABB has released its High-Performance Infrared-Reflection (HPIR-R) moisture sensor, which provides the “fastest, most precise moisture monitoring available on the market today”. Taking up to 5,000 measurements per second, the sensor delivers precise, high-resolution measurement that enables mills to increase throughput while reducing operating costs.

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Andritz to supply effluent and sludge treatment line to Holmen Iggesund Paperboard

Andritz has received an order from Holmen Iggesund Paperboard Ltd. to supply a state-of-the art primary effluent and sludge treatment line for its mill in Workington, UK. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023. The mill will completely replace the existing primary effluent treatment plant to improve the efficiency of the system and reduce the level of total suspended solids (TSS) in the outfall.

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S.TO.R.I. celebrates 50ᵗʰ anniversary with ten-year growth trend

In 2021 S.TO.R.I. confirmed a ten-year growth trend during which its turnover increased by more than 25%. This result comes on the fiftieth anniversary of S.TO.R.I.’s foundation in 1972. Owned by Toscotec, a Voith company, S.TO.R.I. is located at Toscotec’s headquarters in Lucca (Italy) and specializes in rolls maintenance services for paper and converting machines of the tissue and paper industry. Its service offer includes predictive and preventive maintenance, press roll refurbishing up to a complete rebuild, grinding, dynamic balancing, upgrade installations, non-destructive examinations, and spare parts supply.

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Actega: Price increase for water-based coatings

Actega, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds for the print and packaging industry, today announces that prices for water-based coatings will increase from February 1st, 2022.

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The Royal Group invests in Koenig & Bauer Durst SPC 130

The Royal Group (TRG), U.S. based corrugated box and display manufacturer, with more than 30 locations nationwide, has invested in a Delta SPC 130 Automatic single-pass press from Koenig & Bauer Durst to provide mass customization and high-volume, fully automated digital production to its customers.

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Siflex Packaging saves up to 23% on white inks with Flexcel NX

Since setting up business in 2014, Siflex Packaging has focused on developing and improving processes related to the production of flexible packaging in Chile. To this end, it has 52 experienced employees working in a 5,000 m2 facility located in the northern part of the capital, Santiago, and has invested heavily in machinery, processes and systems boasting the highest industry standards.

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Valmet to deliver automation to the Baltics’ first biogas plant fired with household and commercial biowaste

Valmet will deliver automation to the Baltics’ first biogas plant fired with household and commercial biowaste. Built by BioWOIMA Finland Oy in Tallinn, Estonia, it will produce biomethane for the natural gas network and fuel for compressed natural gas-powered vehicles. Biofertilizer for land improvement is also produced as a by-product.

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