Monthly Archives: March 2019

Skjern Papirfabrik A/S, Denmark selects Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of its PM1

Skjern Papirfabrik

Toscotec will supply a new frame for the entire dryer section and 19 TT SteelDryers, designed for an operating steam pressure of 10 bars, and equipped with bearing housings, steam fits, and turbulence bars. The TT SteelDryers will replace most of the mill’s existing cast iron cans. The scope of supply also includes a new tail blowing system […]

Lecta temporarily stops line 8 production at its Condat Mill in France

Lecta Condat Mill in France

Lecta will temporary shutdown production line 8 at its Condat mill, in the French town of Le Lardin Saint Lazare, from the end of April. The decision will be reevaluated in the following months depending on market developments. The decrease in coated paper demand over the last several years resulted in overcapacity in this sector. The […]

Lucart shows that choosing recycled toilet paper saves 80% of renewable resources and 38% of water resources


On Monday, March 18th, for the second consecutive year, will be celebrated World Recycling Day. This is an event that aims to raise awareness about the key role that this practice plays in preserving the planet’s resources, and that this year will have as its theme “recycling in the future”. Today, in fact, humans use the natural […]

Smurfit Kappa to launch a tender offer to acquire the minority shares in Cartón de Colombia

Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa Group intends, subject to the approval of the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia, to launch a tender offer to acquire the minority shares in Cartón de Colombia S.A. (“Cartón”) for cash. Smurfit Kappa currently holds 69.94% of the shares in Cartón. Certain minority shareholders of Cartón, who hold approximately 15.54% of the shares in Cartón have […]

Futura harnesses the sticking power of water for lamination


The technology is the result of months of experimentation at FuturaLab – Futura’s hub of innovation – and the results have been a revelation. “There are no chemicals at play here,” says Futura’s Chief Technology Officer Giovacchino Giurlani. “Perfect adhesion of the tissue plies is the result of a combination of the uniform nip pressure of […]

Sofidel recognized as world leader for supplier engagement on climate change


Identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies to manage carbon and climate change across its supply chain, tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel has been awarded a position on the Supplier Engagement leader board by CDP. Sofidel has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies to manage carbon and climate change […]

A new cash flow to local farmers

Iggesund Paperboard

The initiative has created a totally new source of income for close to 200 farms in Cumbria and Scotland. It was recently given the Rushlight Bioenergy Award. The Rushlight Awards is a set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other […]

Stora Enso signs global commitment to combat plastic pollution

Stora Enso

Stora Enso has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste and pollution at the source. The Global Commitment and its vision for a circular economy for plastic is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment. For Stora Enso, signing the commitment is another step to combat the global […]

Crown Paper Group reports production and safety records

Crown Paper Group

In 2015, private investment firm Lindsay Goldberg LLC announced it created Crown Paper Group as a holding company for investments in the paper and packaging industries, and installed leaders team who had worked together for three-plus decades building high-performing businesses. Today, Crown Paper Group is an integrated West Coast containerboard and packaging system that includes Port Townsend […]

AF&PA thanks Congress for advancing regulatory policy on carbon neutrality of forest-based biomass


American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harmanthanked Congress for reaffirming that federal regulatory policy should reflect the carbon neutrality of forest-based renewable biomass. Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations legislation, which passed the House and Senate, contains legislative language to that effect. “We thank our bipartisan Congressional champions for advancing a measure that recognizes […]