Monthly Archives: January 2018

Fibria signs long-term agreement with DP World for port logistics in Santos (Brazil)

The pulp will be stored and loaded at the private use terminal located on the left bank of Santos, where new logistics facilities will be built. Fibria, a Brazilian company and the world’s leading producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests, has entered into a long-term agreement with DP World Santos, a company of the […]

Voith and US logistics group C. H. Robinson close partnership for digital commerce

Voith continues to expand its digital agenda and extends the range of its trading platform for recovered paper (RCP) merQbiz. For this purpose, merQbiz and the American logistics provider C. H. Robinson have agreed to an exclusive cooperation: the customers are now offered unmatched freight capacity, competitive real-time pricing and a powerful supply chain network to the platform. “The […]

TWM Interview: Manuel Dizon, CEO – International, Global Tissue Business Unit, Asia Pulp & Paper

Manuel Dizon joined Asia Pulp & Paper as CEO – International, Global Tissue Business Unit in January 2017. He has more than 20 years of general management, sales, and marketing experience with companies including Coca-Cola, Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble. A TWM report. TWM/1 What is your vision for APP’s AfH and retail tissue products globally? Dizon: “Our […]

Coastal Tianjin to apply for free trade port

Tianjin, a coastal city in north China, plans to deepen its opening up by constructing a high-standard pilot free trade zone (FTZ) this year and applying to establish a free port, reported Wednesday, citing the acting mayor’s work report. The coastal city will promote comprehensive opening up externally and internally, and better improve its […]

The 25th South China International Exhibition on Printing Industry

Smart Packaging Printing – The New Opportunities The fierce market competition compresses corporate profits as small amount and personalized production getting its popularity. Currently, smart production has developed as industry trend. The new technology of post-press processing is the key of smart packaging printing and it’s a new chance for companies to greatly enhance productiveness […]

New stamps feature paper-cutting art from northern China

Traditional Chinese handicrafts regularly feature on postage stamps, and paper-cutting art is a popular choice because of the vivid colors, joyful motifs and primitive charm they use. China Post issued a set of four postage stamps on Jan 24 showing various styles of paper cutting from northern China. Each bears a face price of 1.2 […]

Cepi: interview to Jori Ringman, Head of Circular Economy Initiatives

To consolidate existing pieces of design tools into a set of user-friendly, universal ecodesign rules for all value added elements of the paper and board value chain. The pilot project intends to create a self-enforcing mechanism of speedy adoption of new ecodesign rules, thanks to commitments by businesses. Jori Ringman, Sustainability Director at Cepi. The World […]

Global Forest and Paper Industry Releases Policy Statement on Climate Change

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (Icfpa) released its statement on climate change ahead of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting (COP21) in Paris, France. The statement presents the contributions of forests and the forest products industry to the mitigation of global climate change and calls on governments to recognize these contributions. […]

The new XcelLine TM10 tissue machine by Voith was successfully started up in a new record time

Customer: Lee & Man TM9 in Jiangxi Production: tissue Supplier: Voith Start-up: June 2017 Design speed: 2,000 m/min Width at reel: 5,600 mm Production rate: the mill will produce 60,000 tons of household tissue annually from virgin fiber Characteristics: the new XcelLine TM10 tissue machine was successfully started up in a new record time. The scope of supply includes the BlueLine stock preparation, approach […]