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  • Voith introduces new TheWall disperser filling for improved fiber treatment

    TheWall is a new disperser filling from Voith that was developed to ensure an improved fiber treatment during a long service life. The design of TheWall is innovative and unique. It is made of an especially strong material and used by tissue, newsprint and magazine paper manufacturers More

  • Xerium initiates planned shut of PM clothing facility in Quebec, cites costs, moving production offshore

    Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, today announced that it has initiated closure proceedings with the representative union officials at its PMC facility in Warwick, Quebec Canada. Production will be transferred to Xerium's lower-cost plants outside of North America. "The More

  • Valmet to supply OptiConcept M fine paper production line to APRIL's Pangkalan Kerinci site in Indonesia

    Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M fine paper production line for APRIL Group's Pangkalan Kerinci site in Riau Province in Indonesia. The new production line is planned to produce top quality digital-ready fine papers and it will increase the company's capability to produce value-added products from renewable More

  • SYNTHRON launches new release aid for paper industry

    The Paper Making Industry has faced a lot of restructuring over recent years. But despite all of the changes SYNTHRON has continued to develop new and exciting products for this Industrial Sector. SYNTHRON is a subsidiary of the PROTEX INTERNATIONAL Group and has been active for More

  • Verso introduces Ideal uncoated freesheet offset web

    Verso Corporation, a leading North American producer of printing papers, specialty papers and pulp, today introduced Ideal Offset, an uncoated freesheet web product. "Verso has harmonized two of its uncoated freesheet web product offerings into one comprehensive brand, Ideal Offset," says Mike Weinhold, Verso Senior Vice President More

  • Appvion launches new thermal receipt paper, Alpha Free, with vitamin C in place of BPA, BPS

    It won't cure the common cold, but Appvion, Inc.'s new eco-friendly receipt paper, Alpha Free, proves vitamin C works wonders at the cash register. Alpha Free is the first and only thermal receipt paper to use a vitamin C formulation in place of phenols like BPA or More