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SCA, Sweden, and Fotografiska (The Swedish Museum of Photography) in Stockholm have signed a partnership agreement aimed at highlighting how hygiene and health affect people’s well-being. The collaboration is aligned with SCA’s focus on hygiene, health, well-being and its commitment to sustainability, as well as with Fotografiska’s “Fotografiska for Life” platform – photo exhibitions and dialogs that highlight challenges for society and people around the world.
Stora Enso’s Sunila Mill in Kotka, Finland, has placed a repeat order for an IQ Process and Quality Vision system (PQV) from Valmet, Finland. By monitoring dirt and shives on the mill's No. 6 pulp drying line, the system optimizes both end product quality and line efficiency. The new system will be started up in November 2016. Valmet supplied a similar PQV system for the mill's No. 4 pulp drying line in 2015.
According to a report Tuesday (June 14) by Engineering News (Bedfordview, South Africa), Sappi (Johannesburg, South Africa) is preparing to explore and optimize the extraction of biorenewable chemicals after signing an agreement with global supplier Valmet to build a second-generation sugar extraction demonstration plant at the company's Ngodwana mill.
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington, D.C., USA, recognized Dart Container Corp., Mason, Mich., with the 2016 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Paper Recovery for Recycling for Dart’s Employee Recycling Center. The award was presented at AF&PA’s recent annual meeting in Cary, N.C.
Fortress Paper Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., Canada, this week announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Landqart AG has entered into a purchase agreement with GAM Investment Management AG (Switzerland) on behalf of Procimmo Swiss Commercial Fund II (the Purchaser) for the sale of its lands and buildings related to its security paper business located in Landquart, Switzerland, for the aggregate purchase price of CHF 44,500,000 (approximately C$59 million), subject to customary conveyancing adjustments.
Liqui-Box, Richmond, Va., USA, this week announced it has hired Simon Waller to serve as GM, Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA).
Valmet, Finland, will supply two Valmet IQ Moisturizer systems to SAICA's corrugated board converting plants in El Prat, Spain, and Beaulac, France.
Borregaard (BRG), Norway, and Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM), Jacksonville, Fla., USA, have concluded a market, technical, and engineering analysis regarding a new lignin operation at RYAM’s Fernandina Beach site in Florida to serve the growing demand for natural lignin-based products.
Kimberly-Clark, Dallas, Texas, USA, this week announced that Christa S. Quarles, CEO of OpenTable, was elected to its board of directors, effective immediately.
According to a report this past Friday (June 24) by The Quoddy Tides (Eastport, Me., USA), new water quality standards proposed by the federal government for the St. Croix River could cost the Woodland Pulp mill millions of dollars and also could affect a number of communities, including Baileyville and Calais, that discharge carefully treated wastewater into the river.
Research and Markets, Dublin, Ireland, has added the "Corrugated Boxes Market by Material (Linerboard, Medium), Printing Ink (Water-Based, Solvent-Based, UV-Curable, Hot Melt-Based), Printing Technology (Digital, Flexography, Lithography), Type (Slotted, Telescope) - Global Forecast to 2021" report to its offering.
Packsize International, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, a provider of On Demand Packaging® for businesses with corrugated packaging needs, yesterday (March 6) announced that it has opened a subsidiary operation in Australia.
Canfor Corp., Vancouver, B.C., Canada, announced this week that, further to its news release dated Jan. 21, 2016, it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Wynndel Box & Lumber Ltd. located in the Creston Valley, B.C. Wynndel is a producer of premium boards and customized specialty wood products sold under the brand name WynnWood.
Arjowiggins' Papeteries du Bourray graphic papers mill in France has ordered a Valmet DNA distributed control system (DCS) for PM 1 to replace an earlier control system that is reaching end-of-life.
Voith, Heidenheim, Gemany, has developed a “Seal Wear Monitoring” system that will make sealing strip replacement easier to plan in the future.
Valmet is developing its paper machine clothing production plant in Tampere, Finland, by investing in press felt production.
Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, Wis., USA, has elected Blake D. Moret (left in photo), a 30-year veteran of the company, president and CEO, effective July 1, 2016.
Pulpwood costs have fallen substantially worldwide with the softwood and hardwood pulpwood price indices in the 4Q/15 being at their lowest levels in more than 10 years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ), Seattle, Wash., USA.
To strengthen its efforts in the prevention and mitigation of land and forest fires, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP)-Sinar Mas, Jakarta, Indonesia, this week activated the Situation Room at its head office in Jakarta.
Valmet, Finland, reports that it will supply board machine key technology and machine control systems in two new containerboard machines in China.