December 2014
Laila Rogestedt has a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, with a degree in Polymer Technology, and has held various positions in the international chemicals group Borealis since 1991.

Appointments

Laila Rogestedt appointed Head of Innovation and New Business of Södra

Laila Rogestedt will assume her position on 1 March 2015, when she will also become a member of Group Senior Management reporting to the President and CEO Lars Idermark. Laila Rogestedt has a…

Installations&startings

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia sign a letter of intent regarding a boiler plant delivery to Nokia

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia Oy have signed a letter of intent for a delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant to a new steam heating station in Nokia, Finland. The new heating station will…

Kataphraktos by Kamila Karst, the winner of the exhibition (Photograph by Guido Mencari).

Art & Culture

Cartasia: paper at the service of art

It is an International Festival, an artistic and cultural project, with environmental objectives, aimed at uniting art and one of the main industries of Tuscany: paper.

In Italy, in the region of Tuscany, paper manufacture has taken on the district characteristics, linking its image to the land to which it belongs and having a considerable impact on the whole…

Business&Finance

300 million from the banks for Burgo

To improve the balance sheet of Burgo, a paper company in Vicenza belonging to the Marchi family, with turnover of 2.6 billion euro, Mediobanca (shareholder holding 22%), Intesa Sanpaolo, Unicredit and Banco Popolare,…

Europe

Towards a circular economy: a zero waste programme for Europe

The recently published European Commission Communication is dedicated to promoting the so-called “circular economy”. This is the term used today to mean the approach of addressing the culture of reuse and recycling of…

World Economic Forum Project on the Circular Economy to Include EcoDesign Pilot from Cepi

Paper will show the way for other materials in ecodesign.

The World Economic Forum’s project on the circular economy (Project MainStream) has chosen the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) to contribute to one of the project’s three pilots for advancing circular thinking….

Cepi Director General Marco Mensink welcoming the participants.

European Paper Week – It’s all about competitiveness

European pulp and paper industry concludes successful event

The European pulp and paper industry successfully concluded its 16th European Paper Week, titled «It’s all about competitiveness». The three-day event brought together over 350 participants from the sector, related organisations as well…

Chemicals

AkzoNobel and partners looking to turn sugar beet into raw materials

AkzoNobel has joined forces with SuikerUnie, Rabobank, Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM), Groningen Seaports, and the Province of Groningen, to investigate the possibility of producing chemicals from beet-derived…

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