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Kodak: New distributor for Kodacolor EDTG Series Inks

Eastman Kodak Company announces a partnership with Pigment.inc B.V Europe to distribute Kodak’s Kodacolor EDTG Series Direct to Garment (DTG) inks.

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ANDRITZ to supply complete MDF plant to Nile Wood, Egypt

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order – in cooperation with Dieffenbacher – to supply a complete MDF plant, including a chip washing and pressurized refining system, to Nile Wood S.A.E, a subsidiary of Egypt Kuwait Holding (EKH), for their greenfield site in Sadat City, Egypt. Start-up of the new equipment is scheduled before the end of 2021.

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Agfa launches SYNAPS XM110

Agfa announced the market launch of SYNAPS XM110 as the latest addition to its SYNAPS synthetic papers portfolio. With its thickness of 100 microns, it represents the thinnest type of SYNAPS XM and meets requirements for applications such as ticketing and signage.

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Husum’s paperboard production planned to be increased / Pulp mill renewal proceeds

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 22 January 2021 its plan to strengthen its position as “Europe’s leading producer” of folding boxboard by increasing production capacity.

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Mondi enters low-white recycled office paper market

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, launches Nautilus® Elemental, its first recycled office paper product for the low-white segment. The new product made from 100% post-consumer waste complements the existing wide range of premium high-white recycled papers. Low-white recycled papers are particularly popular with public authorities and institutions (e.g. schools). The new paper is now available across Europe.

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Delta SPC 130 press drives 30% annual digital sales growth for Rondo

Rondo Ganahl, corrugated board and packaging manufacturer, has unveiled plans for a new dedicated digital production plant after a dramatic surge in sales driven by an investment in the Koenig & Bauer Durst Delta SPC 130 FlexLine Automatic press.

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Valmet to supply a boiler plant for district heat production to Seinäjoen Energia in Seinäjoki, Finland

Valmet will supply a boiler plant for district heat production to Seinäjoen Energia Oy’s Kapernaum heat plant in Seinäjoki, Finland. The new boiler will enable the company to increase the use of renewable fuels in its district heat production. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The boiler plant will be handed over to the customer in autumn 2022.

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Sun Paper’s second paper machine PM 2 in Laos sets a new start-up record

On January 10th, Sun Paper started up a new packaging production line PM 2 in Laos. As the 6th packaging paper machine that Voith supplied to Sun Paper, PM 2 started up 18 days ahead of schedule and is Sun Paper’s second paper machine outside of China. From stock on wire to paper on reel it took only 1 hour and 46 mins. The team has thus set up a new start-up record for this type of paper machine.

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The paper revolution

With its advances in the development of environmentally friendly, sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions, Sappi has proven itself to be a pioneer in sustainability. To learn how the paper manufacturer is deeply revolutionizing the packaging industry and the types of challenges it has to overcome, watch the new episode of Blue Couch at 10 a.m. (CET) on Wednesday 3 February at www.sappi-bluecouch.com.

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Lecta presents new Termax thermal paper catalogue

Lecta presents an extensive new range of Termax products for the demanding, dynamic thermal paper segment, the result of deep technical know-how and years of experience in manufacturing specialty papers.

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Pro Carton joins the #Greensource initiative

#Greensource was created in 2020 as a European-wide effort to explain how the forest-fibre industries can make the 2050 climate neutrality target a reality. Cepi, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, and EPIS, the European Pulp Industry Sector Association, kickstarted the initiative. As a natural evolution of the campaign, Pro Carton – the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers – has joined the campaign as one of its co-leaders, bringing the perspective of the fibre-based packaging industry, a key part of the value chain.

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Start-up of Voith’s first MG paper machine PM 40 in China

On January 8, the Voith supplied specialty paper machine PM 40 was successfully started up at Sun Paper’s Yanzhou site in Shandong Province, China. The new capacity will further enrich Sun Paper’s product portfolio, and help in strengthening Sun Paper’s leading position with a diversified paper business. The first roll has achieved the market standard with stable quality.

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