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A reinterpretation of Picasso's Guernica

A world-famous painting reworked by celebrated Spanish photographer and artist José Manuel Ballester and printed by Durst is the star attraction at a special exhibition. For the first time, a modified Guernica - originally painted by artist Pablo Picasso - has been printed full-size using advanced digital printing and production technologies from Durst.

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‘Goood’ results for Interquell with Mondi’s paper-based FlexiBags

Mondi is launching two new paper-based bags for German pet food producer Interquell, delivering both “consumer convenience and sustainability benefits”.

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Valmet to supply an extensive tissue machine rebuild to Metsä Tissue’s Mänttä mill in Finland

Metsä Tissue has selected Valmet as the supplier of an extensive rebuild of their tissue machine PM 10, including control system, at the Mänttä mill in Finland. The investment is part of their Future Mill program with the target to improve the mill’s energy and production efficiency and increase its production capacity. It will also allow for improving product quality, according to consumer customers’ expectations.

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The world's first Prinova for Rapidocolor Printing

After the world's first start-up of a new Prinova saddle stitcher from Muller Martini coming February, Rapidocolor Printing in Bucharest aims to become the Romanian market leader for technical manuals.

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World record production with ANDRITZ HC refiner

In close cooperation with its customer Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, international technology group ANDRITZ recently achieved a milestone in high-consistency (HC) refining by processing a peak capacity of 1,300 admt/d of local hardwood chips per day and achieving sustainable production of 1,150 admt/d at the mill in Dafeng, China.

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Sappi: Price increase for Fine Paper grades for Overseas markets

The decrease in consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic continues to place strong pressure on prices. In combination with cost increases in paper production and transport this has continued to lead to unsustainable profitability levels, especially felt in overseas markets. Due to this Sappi is to further increase prices for the entire Fine Paper range by a minimum of US$ 50/ton as of February production and March shipments for all overseas markets.

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Graphic Visual Solutions hits higher standards with Agfa’s PressTune and InkTune

Graphic Visual Solutions (Graphic) was founded in 1985 and has steadily grown to become one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art printing, packaging, and imaging facilities in the Southeast. The company’s core capabilities include printed materials, labels and packaging, cross-media campaigns, wide-format graphics, direct mail marketing, fulfillment, logistics, and creative services.

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Registration opens for virtual.drupa 2021

Drupa exhibitors and interested companies from the international printing industry now have the opportunity to register for participation in virtual.drupa. After the face-to-face format of the world's leading trade fair had to be cancelled due to the Corona pandemic, drupa will now take place in a virtual format from 20-23 April 2021. During the four-day online show, companies will present themselves and their products to the global print community, interact and reactivate their business by generating important leads and sharing expert knowledge.

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Voith to supply a complete BlueLine OCC system to Papresa mill in Spain

Papresa, a producer of newsprint in Southern Europe, selected Voith to deliver a complete stock preparation system for its mill in Rentería, Spain. As a full-line supplier, Voith will provide the full scope BlueLine OCC system that is scheduled for start-up in the last quarter of 2021, with a total capacity of 700 tons/day. The scope of supply is completed by a multi-year service agreement for services and consumables.

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Kernow FloorSharK® achieves anti-slip R10 rating for floor graphics on Xeikon 3000 series

Xeikon is pleased to announce that Kernow Coatings’ recently launched FloorSharK® Dry Toner has successfully passed the R10 slip test after being tried and tested on a Xeikon 3500 digital press. The two companies have been involved in a rigorous testing programme to achieve the R10 anti-slip rating for floor graphics.

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PulPaper rescheduled to 2022

The PulPaper event will be rescheduled to the spring of 2022. The decision is due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic situation and travel restrictions. This spring, however, a new online Virtual pre-PulPaper event is organized on Thursday 29 April 2021.

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A milestone in sustainable packaging

Sappi will introduce new barrier coating technology for functional paper packaging at its speciality mill in Alfeld, Germany, strengthening its position as a global provider of sustainable paper packaging solutions.

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