Tag Archives: digitalization

Reno de Medici chooses Tietoevry as their digital business transformation partner

Reno de Medici (RDM Group) has selected Tietoevry to modernize their core business processes and enable digitalization in their nine mills. RDM Group is the leading producer in the recycled cartonboard business and the largest producer in Italy, France, the Netherlands and in the Iberian Peninsula. The renewal is based on Tietoevry’s Sales and Manufacturing […]

Voith Paper launches sustainability program “Papermaking for Life”

In line with the goals of the Paris Agreement, paper manufacturers worldwide are facing the urgent challenge of producing more sustainably. As a globally active technology company, it is Voith Paper’s responsibility to take a leading role in achieving these goals and to provide customers with the best possible support on their way to more […]

Andritz presents smart dewatering and drying solutions for chemicals production at ACHEMA 2022

Andritz will be exhibiting its broad range of proven and new technologies, services, and automation solutions for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries at the ACHEMA 2022 show in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in hall 12.0, booth C19. Showcase includes: The newly launched ANDRITZ screen scroll centrifuge HX – designed to enable flexible dewatering, even under […]

Graphic papers production in the United States from 2000 to 2020

 The United States produced 8.5 million metric tons of graphic papers in 2020, which was the lowest production volume since 1961. U.S. graphic papers production experienced considerable in the twentieth century, reaching a peak of 30.9 million metric tons in 1997. However, production has been in decline since then, with digitalization playing a key role […]

DS Smith partners with Trimble to drive digitalization at its paper mills

Following a successful trial, DS Smith has adopted Trimble’s powerful data mining platform, Wedge, at a paper mill in Kemsley in Kent – the largest mill for recycled papers in the UK. The online system, Wedge, has helped the Kemsley mill deliver a more consistent and higher-performing production process and ultimately an improved product through its […]

Nippon Paper to close paper machine at Ishinomaki mill in Japan

Nippon Paper Industries has decided that at the end of May 2022, it will shut down the operation of its coated paper-producing N6 paper machine at Ishinomaki mill (Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Pref) in Japan.   The Company will transform the business structure of the mill with the assumption that the mill will implement household paper […]

Walki partners with Greycon for new global IT solution

Walki begins the next phase of a group-wide business transformation which includes the modernisation of the group Global IT infrastructure, including MES, Trim Optimisation, and Planning & Scheduling provided by Greycon.   “The goal of this transformation” states Wolfgang Thissen, VP Executive and CFO at Walki, “is to implement standardized business processes with the support […]

Analysts expect decline of global paper demand in years to come

Global demand for paper is steadily declining, which is mainly due to the decline of its consumption both in emerging markets and Western world, according to recent statements, made by representatives of some leading global paper producers and analysts in the field of paper business.   The main reason for this is the current trend […]

Paper industry supports European Parliament call for new Industrial Strategy to be aligned with EU climate-neutrality objective

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the New Industrial Strategy for Europe, a report by Italian Member of the European Parliament Carlo Calenda (S&D – Envi Committee). The report calls for the new industrial strategy – planned for publication in March next year – to be in line with the goal of climate neutrality by 2050 and to create the […]