September 2014

Coated paper

Price increase for Sappi Europe

The second quarter of 2014 registered an improvement in the working performance of Sappi Europe, in spite of the difficult global market conditions. The Group announced that as of 1st September the prices…

Andrea Nappa, Favini Managing Director.

Business&Finance

Favini and Fedrigoni apply for listing on the Stock Exchange

Favini  announced that it has recently submitted its application for the listing of its ordinary shares on the Shares Telematic Market that is organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. If the necessary…

Silvio Fioravanti is a young archaeologist, who started collecting intact paper handkerchief packages some years ago.

Tissue

Interview with Silvio Fioravanti: a record italian collector

Silvio Fioravanti is a young archaeologist, who started collecting intact paper handkerchief packages some years ago: he now boasts an entire archive of card-indexed packages with about 13,600 handkerchiefs from 79 countries. This…

Francesco Canal, head of Santa Giustina mill.

Paper Mills

Santa Giustina: structural changes to the P.M.

The Santa Giustina plant belonging to the Reno De Medici Group, which is based near Belluno in the Veneto region, produces cardboard, specifically GD- Vincicoat(112); GT–Vincibright(113); Vinciwhite(117) and Vinci Avana(962), with coat weights…

Business Strategy

DS Smith increases its participation in Italmaceri to 100%

DS Smith  has recently announced the acquisition of the remaining 50% of the shares of the Italian recovery company Italmaceri Srl («Italmaceri»). DS Smith already owned 50% of the capital of Italmaceri as…

Chemicals

Ashland sells Ashland Water Technologies and become Solenis

Ashland has signed of a final agreement for the sale of Ashland Water Technologies to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, i.e. a private investment company which aims at generating financial…

It’s Tissue announces board for 2015 event

With another world-class event scheduled for 2015, Tissue Italy has named the management board for It’s Tissue.

Matteo Gentili assumes the role of President, alongside four Vice Presidents: Marco Dell’Osso, Communication, Massimo Franzaroli, Legal and Finance, Alessandro Mennucci, Sponsorship/Local Relations and Stefano Di Santo, Event Organization & Logistics. In addition,…

Andritz to upgrade deinking line for Danalakshmi Paper Mills, India

Installations&startings

Andritz to upgrade deinking line for Danalakshmi Paper Mills, India

International technology Group Andritz received an order from Danalakshmi Paper Mills to rebuild an existing pulp deinking line in Tamil Nadu, India. The upgrade aims at improving the quality of the waste paper…

Cepi Reports

Tissue and packaging offset graphic paper decline

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi) released today its 2013 Key Statistics, drawing a clear picture of the industry’s performance last year. The report includes data about production, consumption and the trade…

European projects

Recycling of packaging: the new European method, EcoPaperLoop

The EcoPaperLoop European project is about to end, with the project expected to be finalized by December 2014. An important objective reached consisted in the finalization of a shared method for the sharing of the evaluation of recyclability of packaging, which will be proposed as a European method to the European Recovered Paper Council (Erpc).

by Daniele Bussini – Innovhub-Papper Division The European project, which was launched in Milan in 2012 and is coordinated by Innovhub Paper Division, is about to end after two years of fruitful work…

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