November 2013

Focus on sustainability and innovation

European Paper Week: Reinventing Growth

The European pulp and paper industry today concluded its15th European Paper Week.

Within that context the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi) presented its 6th sustainability report and the Two Team Project results. The exciting three-day event brought together over 350 people from the sector,…

Tissue world

Tissue means Aloha brand in South of Italy

Meridional Tissue Srl was founded in the 2000s in Marsala-TP, Sicily per initiative of a group of friends who had the objective of achieving and promoting the consumption of tissue products, including napkins…

Maintenance documentation

One rugged, portable device

Futura‘s training and support division, ProCare, has changed the use and management of maintenance documentation for ever with its easy-to-use new ProTablet. Instead of shelves creaking under the weight of dusty manuals, ProCare…

Packaging & Research

Paper as the Lotus

Improvement of mechanical and chemical characteristics thanks to surface coating.

by Elisa Brunelli In recent years, attention has primarily focused on surface coating, in order to obtain high performance cellulosic packaging, with completely new properties that enable competing with synthetic polymers. These ultrathin…

Research & technology: ultrasonic systems

Innovation in paper and paperboard production processes: present and (potential) future

Ultrasounds have shown possible uses in various applications in the paper industry, but, despite the best efforts of research, over the years, this technique still has to exceed the level of curiosity and…

Interview to Guido Fornari and Sauro Abrami.

Regulation and sustainability: cross-border consulting

Ecol Studio skills and experiences to assist paper mills throughout Europe

by Federico Reguzzi Different and sustainable producing is a responsibility also for the paper industry. Today, the mills that intend implementing and improving their environmental sustainability, can refer to Ecol Studio – Italian…

The editoriale by Massimo Medugno

Stars and stripes promotional campaign

When I read the first time the news my comment was: «It’s incredible! I do not believe that they will!» But the reality goes beyond fantasy… The US Paper Check-off Program is a…

EUTR. The implementation of the Regulation: interview to International Paper

Raw Materials: minimising the risk

by Sergio Ferraris The Timber Regulation has triggered a series of obligations for companies within the sector  resulting in problems along the supply chain. We asked David Fulchiron, Director of Strategic Marketing at…

Paper Industry World - November 2013

Summary November 2013

Editorial Stars and stripes promotional campaign Massimo Medugno, 6 News from Europe When recovered paper ceases to be waste? Paola Capellini, 8 News from the world CI, 10 Sustainability Towards Green Economy: Icfpa…

Brazil

Sepac will increase its production by 35,000 t per year

A fifth tissue machine has now been ordered by tissue producer Sepac, based in Mallet, Brazil, which signed a contract with Voith in early 2013, just a few months after starting up its…

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