Monthly Archives: September 2018

With the new CHP renewable energy accounts for over 80% of Horizon Pulp & Paper’s consumption

renewable energy

Horizon Pulp & Paper (Horizon), the only sack kraft paper producer in the Baltics, inaugurated a new Combined Heat and Power plant (CHP), which will cover the mill’s energy needs and belongs to the company’s €25 million environment-centric investment program, the company announced. The CHP located at company’s operating site in Kehra, was inaugurated by […]

Sappi North America completes PM rebuild at its Somerset mill in Maine

sappi news

Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the end of a year-long rebuild of Paper Machine 1 at Sappi’s Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine. In February 2017, Sappi Limited announced a major investment at the Somerset Mill to establish a strong platform for growth in […]

Toscotec partners with Chemitex-Egypt to increase sales in Egypt

increase sales

Toscotec signed an agency agreement for both its Tissue and Paper & Board divisions with Chemitex Egypt for Trading & Agencies, S.A.E. to increase its sales in the Egyptian market, where it recently landed a number of P&B rebuilding orders. Toscotec entrusted Sameh Habib, founder and owner of Chemitex-Egypt, with the agency. Habib has fifteen […]

Morcon Tissue invested in new S-70 winder

S-70 winder

Morcon Tissue has invested in a new S-70 winder from the world-renowned manufacturer, United Converting. This state of the art piece of equipment will allow Morcon to better service its customers, introduce new products and significantly increase their capacity of wound products. Morcon and UC are very excited to build upon their strategic partnership that […]

UK’s Tesco introduces trialling in-store recycling machines which pay customers for returned plastic bottles


Tesco has today announced further ways to make it simpler for customers to recycle and reuse plastic packaging, and stepped up its commitment to move to a closed loop packaging system. It also calls on Government to introduce a consistent nation-wide approach to recycling. To encourage customers to recycle plastic bottles, Tesco has today begun […]

WestRock Provides Update Following Hurricane Florence


WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today provided an update following the landfall of Hurricane Florence. We are pleased that we have had no reported employee injuries and do not believe we have suffered any material physical damage to our facilities during the recent storm. We are working to restore […]

Druck & Bindung Machinery to sell China’s Gaosheng rigid box solutions in India

Gaosheng rigid box

New Delhi-based Druck & Bindung Machinery has been officially appointed as the India distributor for Gaosheng range of rigid box solution manufactured by China-based Wenzhou Gaosheng Machinery. Beside the fully automatic splicing board rigid box making solution, Druck & Bindung also supplies square bottom paper bag making equipment and finishing equipment in the India market. […]

Balaji Multiflex’s greenfield gets India’s first W&H Heliostar

Rajkot-based Balaji Multiflex opened its doors for the industry to come and see its latest W&H and Nordmeccanica equipment. Director Pranav Bhalara ushered 200+ visitors to the demonstration of W&H Heliostar, India’s first and Varex blown film line along with Nordmeccanica laminators. Director Pranav Balhara ushered the over 200 flexible packaging technocrats to the machine […]

Kerala floods: KMPA estimates losses of nearly $87 Billions

Kerala floods

In a press conference held at Kochi, Kerala Master Printers Association (KMPA) estimated 87 billion dollars as the current losses for the printers with the long-term losses expected to go up to 233 Billion Dollars! According to a leading daily, O Venugopal, vice president, All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) said, “A majority of […]

Progressing Cavity Pumps Allow Smooth Conveyance Of Waste Paper

cavity pump

  The recycling of waste paper has been long established as an environmentally friendly and especially cost-effective method in paper production. But the recycled waste paper, which is mixed with fibres and fillers, poses certain challenges to processing plants: To avoid wet waste paper being overly dehydrated during conveyance, meaning that the paper would no […]