Translation is provided as a courtesy and TAPPI cannot verify its accuracy
Voith Paper
TAPPI Over The Wire Paper 360
Past Issues | Subscribe | Printer Friendly | TAPPI.org | Advertise | Buyers Guide | Travels with Larry Archive FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
 
Coldwater
 
January 7, 2016 In This Issue
Weekly Spotlight
Market Roundup
Pulp & Paper
Containerboard/Packaging
Nanotechnology
New Products
Sustainability
Energy
Safety
People
TAPPI News
Weekly Spotlight
Company has acquired two integrated paper-based packaging businesses, Industria de Embalagens Santana and Paema Embalagens, based in Brazil, for a total consideration of approximately EUR 186 million.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
United Steelworkers responds to the U.S. Commerce Department's determination that dumping of coated paper is likely to continue or recur if existing tariffs are revoked and as the U.S. International Trade Commission today considers whether unfairly traded uncoated paper imports are injuring American industry, a determination that could lead to duties:
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Earlier this week PayScale published the current average salaries for different types of workers involved in the production of pulp and paper as of the beginning of this year.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
The contest theme for fall 2015 was "Animals," with entries ranging from a life-sized bronco to a complete underwater diorama. The winning Southfield students were inspired to build the creation to honor their school mascot (alligator) and represent the students' fierce determination to succeed.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
The 2016 event will again feature the industry’s only peer-reviewed, non-commercial program exploring the latest advances in tissue making and converting technologies worldwide.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Market Roundup
According to the latest market study (December 31), the Nanocellulose Market was valued at $54.9 million in 2014 and is now anticipated to reach $699.6 million in 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 33.8% between 2015 and 2023.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Report says the price of wood pulp is the dominant driving force in many types of packaging and over the next three years, it will increase at an annual rate of 1.3% after three prior years of annual 5.6% growth rates.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Consumer shipments of converted tissue products increased 1.3% y/y in November 2015 (+1.7% 10 mo. YTD), with toilet paper volumes up 1.3% y/y, towels ahead 1.8%, and facial volumes flat y/y.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Housing starts and higher consumer spending will drive anticipated operating income growth for the global paper and forest products industry 1%-3% in 2016, underpinning the current stable outlook for the sector for the next 12 months, according to a Moody's Investors Service report published this past month.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Growing awareness of pollution is expected to drive lignin market growth in dust control applications over the next few years. High market potential for lignin as a key intermediate to manufacturing carbon fibers, phenol, BTX, and vanillin is anticipated to provide tremendous growth opportunities over the forecast period.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
In total, the timber content in China’s primary forest products imports in 2014 was equal to about 10% of the global production of industrial roundwood. By 2025 it will account for 12%-13% of global timber harvest.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Pulp & Paper
Companies this week are celebrating their 10th anniversary of a partnership ensuring the responsible manufacturing of environmentally preferable products that improve daily lives.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Event was dedicated to the tissue Industry with special attention to all of the decision makers and directors of industrial development.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Metsä Tissue now has four business units: Away-from-Home, headed by Juha Tilli; Baking & Cooking, headed by Mariusz Jedrzejewski; Consumer Continental, headed by Christoph Zeiler; and Consumer Nordics, headed by Mark Watkins.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Financial assistance from the Quebec government’s EcoPerformance program will be used to implement two energy efficiency projects at Kruger's Gatineau tissue mill, which produces and distributes paper towel and tissue products for household and commercial use.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
"I'm very hopeful that the Manistique Paper Mill will be up and running again in some capacity... I believe by April we should know. And it looks good. Everything we've heard with why they had trouble certainly has been corrected," said the State Senator.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
EBRD funding will support Paloma’s expansion goals by financing energy and resource efficiency improvements as well as working capital needs to increase the company’s ability to pursue its recapitalization process and attract additional investments.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Mill in Belgium has selected PMT (Italy) for the rebuild of a Bel Bond Top Former on its No. 3 paper machine, a 6.5-meter-wide unit that produces supercalendered paper.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Company has agreed to divest its 80% ownership in the mill in Brazil to Papeles Bio Bio. The divestment supports Stora Enso's transformation into a renewable materials growth company.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Russia-based company reports that it exported to the CIS and other countries 206,852 metric tons of newsprint (66% total sales volume) during the first 11 months 2015. It supplied newsprint to 76 countries in 2015 (compared with 72 countries in 2014).
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Institute of Paper Science and Technology at Georgia Tech
Containerboard/Packaging
"The acquisition of G-Box, with folding carton converting plants in Monterrey and Tijuana, Mexico, strengthens our geographic footprint in the growing Mexican food and beverage marketplace," said Michael Doss, Graphic Packaging's president and CEO.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Layoffs will be for most of the winter due to falling seasonal demand for mill's products.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 

"Given its perfect location in the world's fastest-growing beer market and its continuous innovations throughout the years, Málaga Produtos Metalizados is the perfect partner for us to continue to grow and to invest in our core business, worldwide," said Dr. Bart Devos, CEO of AR Metallizing.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Company will invest approximately EUR 25 million (some $27.5 million) in a new production facility in Kocaeli, in Turkey's eastern part.
.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Acquisition continues strategy of vertically aligning nationwide converting production with OX's paper mills that produce high-strength, 100% recycled tube and core paperboard.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
The company, which has a EUR 10 million turnover, is looking to recruit a mixture of skilled and semi-skilled full-time workers after significant company expansion. Weedon Corrugated employs 70 staff, mostly in its factory. The additional employees will increase the 50-strong factory floor workforce by almost 25%.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Nanotechnology
Nippon Paper’s nanofiber diapers have proven to eliminate odors much more than conventional nappies, according to the company. With the company's new nanofiber facility, Nippon would produce more diapers and may expand in food, cosmetics, and packaged products.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
New Products
Flowrox Smart, from a manufacturer of heavy-duty industrial valve and pump manufacturing and services, is dedicated to increasing productivity with optimization and online predictivity through automation and connectivity to help clients garner the full potential of Flowrox products as well as those from other manufacturers.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Korrvu packaging holds products in the center of its package, protecting it from shock and vibration.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Sustainability
Trees are congealed CO2. When you plant a forest, what you are doing is using the power of the sun harnessed by photosynthesis to draw CO2 out of the atmosphere and congeal it as living trees. You can also take some of the plant products that you grow and turn them into a form of carbon that will last longer, that won’t rot away.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Energy
License covers IH2 (trademark of Gas Technology Institute) technology, a continuous thermal catalytic process which produces liquid hydrocarbon transportation fuels from forest residues and other renewable resources.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Safety
Verso was lauded for "going above and beyond MIOSHA standards" in receiving the award. 2015 marks the fifth straight year the Michigan, USA, mill has been recognized for workplace safety. The mill is "an exemplary safety and health management system with injury and illness incidence rates below the industry average for the last three years..."
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
People
"Don was nominated for this award as he has achieved a reputation within the supplier community as providing great guidance and leadership when working with the suppliers," said ASPI President Mike Gray, area SVP, Sales and Paper Business N.A. for Valmet.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
In addition to his appointment as a member of the board, Gerry Gaetz will also serve on Fortress Paper's Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Joanne Owen is a partner in the global law firm DLA Piper, and is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. Nils Ingemund Hoff is an adviser and consultant, with extensive experience across a wide range of businesses. He currently holds the position of CFO at the Bergen Group ASA.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Erik Olsson has been appointed president of the Pöyry PLC (Finland) Management Consulting Business Group and a member of the Group Executive Committee, effective January 1.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Alexander Toeldte is currently an operating director at Paine & Partners LLC, a private equity firm. Prior to that, he served as the president, CEO, and a director of Boise Inc. and EVP at Boise Cascade LLC.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
TAPPI News
TAPPI NET will host a free webinar on Filtration Media Tuesday, February 9 at 12:00 p.m., conducted by Dr. Norman Lifshutz.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
Your opportunity to be part of the 2016 Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials Conference Technical Program will soon be over. Don’t miss out!
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
This Young Professional was focused from the start.
Share this articleShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
 
 

Advertise

We would appreciate your comments or suggestions.
Your email will be kept private and confidential.