March 2014

News from Europe

For a European industrial renaissance… Gaining competitivness

P. Capellini On 22 January 2014 the European Commission has issued its Communication «For a European industrial renaissance», with the aim of diverting the industrial decline and give impulse to reach the 20%…

March. Editorial

«Basta: Get back on track!» in support of Europe’s economic recovery

by Massimo Medugno Following the release of the Industrial Renaissance Communication Package of 22nd January 2014 launched by MEP Antonio Tajani, Cepi (the Confederation of European Paper Industries) launched a campaign calling for…

Cartiere del Garda: papers… originating on the lake

Place: Italy, Riva del Garda, on the Trentino shores of the namesake lake, in the realm of woodfree coated papers. Here we have tried to explore what is going on in a niche…

Research

Corrugated cardboard: antibacterial filters for air purification

A research study developed and patented by the Milan Polytechnic University shows that filters in corrugated cardboard, which have undergone a proper antibacterial treatment, can purify the air we breathe. A brilliant idea…

Market Strategy

Södra to expand Värö pulp mill

At their meeting on 24 February, Södra’s board of directors made the decision to invest SEK 4 billion (around USD 610 million) to implement a major expansion of the pulp mill in Värö,…

Paper Production

A prestigious brand with a green soul

Recovering bran and using it as a raw material together with cellulose.

Cartacrusca (i.e. bran paper) is the result of the collaboration between Favini, a long-standing producer of ecological papers, and Barilla. It is exclusively produced from bran for the famous food company. by Clara…

Corporate news

Recycled packaging: Interim Management Statement

DS Smith business has continued to perform well, driven by growth across the Group and the ongoing delivery of the previously announced synergies from the acquisition of SCA Packaging. Like-for-like corrugated box volume…

Where to find growth niches...

Tissue: Europe and emerging markets

Central and Eastern European Countries (CCEE) are currently going through a very dynamic phase, with Russia, Poland, Ukraine and Romania, i.e. countries with large populations and a rapidly evolving tissue sector, leading the…

Survey

Chemicals and paper mill: good practices of customer-supplier collaboration

Federico Reguzzi As an integral part of the paper making process, chemistry is a key factor for the sector industry and chemical suppliers increasingly act as the trait d’union between paper mills and…

Design Mention

Valmet’s OptiConcept M awarded honorable mention in Fennia Prize 2014

Valmet‘s paper and board making concept, OptiConcept M was awarded honorable mention in Fennia Prize 2014, one of the biggest design competition for companies in Finland, on 30th of January. The competition is…

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