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  • Reflex invests in PM 4 for transparent paper in Düren, Germany, plans to add staff

    Major investments made on paper machine PM4 for transparent paper The paper manufacturer Reflex, with its headquarters in Düren, is pursuing targets consistent with its strategy: Major investments are being made in the infrastructure; strengthening and expansion of the product range aimed at growth within a highly More

  • Pöyry awarded engineering assignment for APRIL's new fine paper machine project at Pangkalan Kerinci site in Indonesia

    APRIL Group has awarded Pöyry with the detailed engineering services assignment for the fine paper machine project in Pangkalan Kerinci site in Riau Province, Indonesia. The assignment covers detailed engineering services for the new paper machine and Balance of Plant (BOP). The start-up of the new machine More

  • Voith launches new C-bar HerculeX screen basket

    With C-bar HerculeX Voith is launching a new screen basket onto the market that is regarded as the strongest screen basket that can withstand very high loads. It is made of wear-resistant material and is suitable for various applications in pre-screening and fine screening, fractionation, broke and More

  • Avery Dennison introduces new TrueCut adhesive technology for paper

    The extensive range of adhesive technologies available from Avery Dennison has expanded once again - this time to include TrueCut TM - a new adhesive technology specifically for paper. TrueCut technology enables major enhancements to conversion speed and adheres better on both cardboard and during low temperature More

  • Antalis showcases label innovations at Labelexpo 2015 in Brussels, Sept. 29-Oct. 2

    Antalis, the n°1 European distributor of paper, packaging solutions and visual communications products, and Arjowiggins Creative Papers (AWCP), a leading producer of fine papers will make their second visit to Labelexpo to showcase their labelling brands. Antalis, as the exclusive distributor of Xerox branded media in Europe, More

  • Fire stops production on PM 10 at Heinzel Paper's Laakirchen SC paper mill in Austria

    A fire on the PM10 paper machine did not cause any injuries and there was no impact on either the environment or the neighbourhood. The evacuation was quiet and orderly. The extinguishing systems functioned. Upon arrival in Laakirchen, an external team of experts started work at once. More

  • Austria's Röchling Leripa Papertech launches new "smart" product line ROBASMART

    The total digitization of production, already called the "fourth industrial revolution" by experts, is now also making its appearance in Austria. Röchling Leripa Papertech - leading innovator of wear parts made of plastic for paper machines - was the first company to address the forward-looking theme of More

  • Agenda 2020 Technology Alliance and two US laboratories to develop high-fidelity model for improving the drying of paper products

    A new Department of Energy (DOE) initiative will allow industry to leverage the high performance computing (HPC) capabilities of Lawrence Livermore (LLNL), Oak Ridge and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories to advance clean energy manufacturing technologies. The new program (link is external) was announced by David Danielson, assistant More

  • Appvion introduces kaBoom! colored paper

    Appvion, Inc. has introduced a new brand name, new colors, and new basis weights to its line of colored papers. kaBoom! Colored Papers by Appvion are designed to add value for printers, converters, distributors, merchants and their customers. They are well-suited for applications including menus, posters, direct More

  • Avery Dennison introduces new Aqua Opaque technology to maintain whiteness on wet uncoated wine labels

    A unique new technology from Avery Dennison has solved a longstanding problem for wine producers who want to use uncoated bottle labels. Uncoated paper facestocks, with a matt finish are a popular way of achieving a premium bottle ‘look', but they have always had one major disadvantage: More