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SCA introduces revenue sharing for residents near wind farms

SCA has decided to take the lead ahead of the government report “The Value of Wind” (SOU 2023:18) by implementing its own compensation model, inspired by the report's proposals, for residents living near new wind farms developed by the company. The amount of compensation will be based on the distance to the turbine and the revenue generated by the turbine.

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Andritz participates in development of Smart Waste Factory

International technology group Andritz is participating in the development project ReWaste F, which brings together science and industry in an effort to transform the Austrian waste management sector towards a sustainable and resource-efficient circular economy. To achieve this goal, the project focuses on the development of a Smart Waste Factory.

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Valmet receives the second order of converting lines to Metsä Tissue in Mariestad, Sweden

Valmet is to provide two complete tissue converting lines including packaging solutions to Metsä Tissue’s mill in Mariestad, Sweden. The delivery includes digital services, training and support after the start-up. The order follows the earlier announced delivery of a Valmet Advantage DCT 200 tissue making line to the same mill. Both deliveries are part of Metsä Tissue's expansion and modernization project “The Future Mill”, aiming at world-class environmental and operational performance.

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Domino to Host European Digital Spectrum Event 2024

Domino Printing Sciences (Domino) is pleased to announce the return of its European Digital Spectrum Event on 17th and 18th September 2024 at Domino’s European Digital Centre of Excellence in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. Building on the success of the inaugural European Digital Spectrum Event in 2022, the event will bring together printing industry players from across Europe to meet, learn about the latest market trends in digital printing, and discuss their experiences of adopting digital printing technology.

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Mondi celebrates completion of €125 million containerboard mill upgrade in Kuopio, Finland

Mondi has completed its €125 million investment in the Kuopio containerboard mill. It includes upgrades to the wood yard, fibre line, evaporation plant, and paper machine producing ProVantage Powerflute®, a high-performance fluting predominantly used in fresh fruit and vegetable trays and boxes.

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Investments approved for the Sappi mill in Maastricht

For paper manufacturer Sappi, sustainability and climate protection are of paramount importance and are at the root of a long-term global commitment. In 2021, Sappi invested in the modernisation of its steam generation boiler at its Maastricht mill in the Netherlands. To reduce CO2 emissions, part of the gas-generated steam was replaced by electric steam via the new e-boiler. The electricity used is generated mainly from renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. The innovative technology has proven so successful that Sappi will now be investing in a second e-boiler which is expected to further reduce CO2 emissions year after year. Construction of the new e-boiler has already begun, with delivery and commissioning planned for the end of 2025.

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Drytac expands wallcovering options with new Paper Fleece Smooth

Drytac, international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce the launch of Paper Fleece Smooth. Designed to meet the growing demand for high-quality, eco-friendly interior décor solutions, Drytac Paper Fleece Smooth is PVC-free making it a sustainable option for stunning custom wallcoverings in settings such as homes, retail stores, hotels and offices.

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Enhancing suction roll performance with TrackLight AR

Suction zones and seal strips are typically inaccessible within the suction roll. With TrackLight AR, Voith offers a virtual window into the roll, enabling real-time monitoring of both the suction box and the edge deckle position. This technology ensures consistent settings and minimizes downtime for suction roll maintenance.

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XSYS impresses at drupa with eco-friendly innovations for brilliant flexo

With a central presence in Hall 8b at Messe Düsseldorf, XSYS wowed visitors seeking sustainable solutions at drupa. Bringing a flurry of product launches, the global prepress specialist supplier introduced new innovations specifically aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of flexo, while delivering brilliant print quality. These included the nyloflex® eco plate series, Catena ProServX equipment monitoring software, EcoFillX solvent saving imaging software feature, and rotec® eco sleeves, all developed to reduce waste, add value and enhance productivity. In addition, key industry collaborations promoted sustainable solutions developed with leading industry partners.

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Manroland Goss reports positive result from drupa

Manroland Goss experienced a pulsating industry at the eleven-day drupa, setting the course for a digital and more sustainable future in the printing and packaging industry. The technical highlights and innovations presented by manroland Goss, including advancements in packaging printing, book printing and AI-based maintenance, captivated the trade show visitors and engaged them in intensive technical discussions in a modern booth atmosphere.

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Frontwood® by Södra is being used for interior design in Construction City

Södra’s Frontwood® has been chosen for parts of the interior design in Construction City to create a unique and harmonious impression. The ongoing construction of Construction City, a 100,000 square meter office building, are expected to be completed by?2025. With a vision of establishing a hub for innovations, the project’s architect has focused on wood as the central building material. Using wood as interior material fosters an inviting atmosphere and promotes well-being.

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A&M Graphics adds flair to interior graphics project with Drytac Polar Chrome

Upstate New York graphics installation company A&M Graphics used Drytac Polar Chrome silver satin reflective PET film to create a range of interior graphics for customer Pall Corporation as part of a widescale multimedia project. Headquartered in New York, Pall Corporation supplies filtration, separations and purification products to clients in markets around the world, with brand image, and maintaining a high level of corporate messaging across its locations, highly important to the business.

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