NEWS

Value-added ‘Return on Experience’

FESPA Global Print Expo’s status as the leading international exhibition for speciality print and signage remains unchallenged, as the May 2019 event welcomed 20,780 individual visitors from 137 countries over the course of four days (Messe München, 14 – 17 May 2019).

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Palm invests €500 million at its head office in Aalen-Neukochen

Palm, Germany’s largest family owned business in the paper industry, is planning a huge investment in Aalen-Neukochen to secure the long term future of this site. 

 

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New modular packaging design solutions

Creative Edge Software, developer of the award-winning all-in-one iC3D packaging design software, has introduced two new modular software products. iC3D Designer and iC3D Modeller offer essential design tools and next-step capabilities on monthly or annual subscription.

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Marabu Alternative Ink for TrueVIS printer

The German ink manufacturer Marabu offers a new solvent-based alternative ink for wide-format Roland® Print & Cut printer using the TrueVISTMINK. The Mara® Jet DI-TV alternative inkjet ink delivers brilliant and durable prints “at lower production costs and easier maintenance than the OEM ink”.

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Management change put into effect

About one year after the business combination of manroland web systems and Goss International the newly formed company successfully completes its Post-Merger-Integration phase. The manroland Goss Group has been strategically positioned to be the “leading solutions partner for all webfed printers around the world, be it Parts Solutions, Service Solutions, Engineered Solutions or System Solutions”.

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Stora Enso will convert the Oulu paper mill into a packaging board mill

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 350 million to convert the Oulu paper mill in Finland into packaging production. The investment includes converting paper machine 7 into high-quality virgin-fibre-based kraftliner production, and the closure of paper machine 6 and sheeting plant. Production on the converted machine is estimated to start by the end of 2020.

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Stora Enso inaugurates a new production unit for cross laminated timber at Gruvön sawmill

Stora Enso’s investment in a new production unit for cross laminated timber (CLT) at Gruvön sawmill in Sweden was inaugurated today by Stora Enso’s CEO Karl-Henrik Sundström, Joakim Sveder, Mill Director, Gruvön sawmill and Leif Haraldsson, Municipal Commissioner of Grums.

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Voith edge trim concept yields excellent results in its first reference in Latin America

Since January 2017, paper manufacturer GreenPaper, headquartered in the city of San Nicolás de los Garza, NuevoLeón, Mexico, has been operating with Voith’s EdgeExpert edge trimconcept on the wire section of its PM 3’s top ply. The paper manufacturer is Latin America’s first reference for this solution.

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Sappi packaging papers: improved properties

Sustainable materials that are easy to recycle have become decisive parameters in the choice of packaging for branded goods. Paper-based solutions play a decisive role and are increasingly replacing composite packaging. With its optimised Guard M and Guard MS papers, Sappi offers even more possibilities.

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Personnel change in the Management Board

In its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has consented to the amicable termination of the board position of the company's long-time CFO, Mr. Dirk Kaliebe, as of 30 September 2019. Kaliebe had informed the Supervisory Board that he was not seeking to renew his current contract, which expires in the calendar year 2021.

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UPM's FibDex®, a wood-based innovation for wound care, receives regulatory approval and CE mark

UPM launches a new advanced wound care product for the European market. FibDex® is the first wound dressing created from wood-based nanofibrillar cellulose to receive regulatory approval and be awarded a CE mark. Nanofibrillar cellulose, which has been shown to be biocompatible with human cells and tissue, forms the core of the dressing. UPM's proprietary nanotechnology, combined with over a decade of research into nanofibrillar cellulose and a highly professional R&D, has resulted in the development of this unique product. 

 

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New Primera MC for the Möller Media Group

The Möller Media Group, which employs 150 staff, currently produces catalogs and magazines on their saddle stitchers in print runs of between 5,000 and 200,000 copies. In order to ensure they can continue to offer the complete portfolio of a full-service operation with pre-press, printing and print finishing services in future, the long-serving Prima S and PrimaPlus saddle stitchers are now being replaced by a new Primera MC from Muller Martini. The Primera C140 saddle stitcher, which has been in use since 2013, will remain in operation.

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