November 2014
High dewatering performance and low energy consumption by Voith.

Paper Production

High dewatering performance and low energy consumption

With the new InfiltraScrewpress, Voith is launching another product to join its BlueLine range of stock preparation machines that impresses with its high dewatering performance, improved energy efficiency and low maintenance outlay. As…

Paper Process

Avoid production losses with the predictive diagnostics

Piaggio & Figli Service of Genoa, for which the supply of Predictive Diagnosis (PD) services is just one of the product lines, therefore directly prepares, thanks to its experience in the repair and…

Sustainability

AkzoNobel creates the world’s first fully compostable and recyclable paper cup

Thanks to the company’s new coatings technology EvCote Water Barrier 3000 – which itself is made from plant-based oils and recycled PET bottles – restaurants can now select a more sustainable paper cup…

Made in Italy

Azmec focuses on customer service and not only on products

Vacuum pumps and liquid ring compressors

Azmec does not simply design and manufacture vacuum pumps and liquid ring compressors: it provides comprehensive services ranging from pump repairs to finding the best solutions with a view to reducing costs and…

Davide Paganotti, a minimalist Italian designer.

Protagonists

Davide Paganotti, a minimalist Italian designer

A minimalist approach, also defined as almost Zen-like: Davide Paganotti is an Italian designer who makes extensive use of alveolar cardboard: resistant, attractive and totally environment-friendly. His most successful products include rocking chairs.

Originally from Biella, in Piedmont (Italy), where he lives and works, with a degree in Territorial, Urban and Environmental Planning from the Politecnico in Milan, Davide Paganotti is an extremely creative designer in…

Benedetta Zago, General Manager of Trevikart srl – div. Cuboxal.

Italian packaging

The current trend is customisation

Something is changing in Italy, in the world of packaging, one of the manufacturing segments that is still in good health. Cuboxal, the company of the Pro-Gest group, is completing its spaces, reuniting its entire paper container production for foods in Silea (TV).

When we talk about Italian excellence, it is fashion, design and food and wine that immediately spring to mind. A sacrosanct reasoning, except that it is also rather limiting. Made in Italy is…

Analysis and perspectives

Raw materials: global pulp market trends

Focus turns to China both to understand the development of paper production capacity and its influence on the global pulp market. And a look at short fibre: interview with Ari Borg of Fibria.

Tom Wright, famous analyst of Hawkins Wright, who spoke at the last meeting of Aiac – the association of agents, traders and local sales offices of the major pulp companies operating in Italy…

European projects

Ecopaperloop: looking to a standard method for the quality of recycling paper

The score card for the recycling potential of cellulose packaging.

An estimate based on a points-scoring system can, on scientific basis, determine the impact of packaging at the end of its life cycle, depending on how easy or difficult it is to recycle…

NCR Biochemical Business Manager Alessio Canfailla.

Chemicals

NCR Biochemical incorporates Rental Colloid

Interviewing Alessio Canfailla, NCR Biochemical Business Manager

By Margherita Baroni NCR Biochemical has been recently taken over by Rental Colloid, which is a producer of specialty chemical auxiliary agents for water treatment, for the paper, textile and sugar industry, as…

Chemicals

Basf reorganizes its paper chemicals business

Basf is changing the organizational set-up of its paper chemicals business to strengthen its competitiveness and better meet the needs of the paper industry. As of January 1, 2015, the Paper Chemicals division…

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