June 2015

Business Strategy

Who will save the Paolo Pigna paper mills?

The historic Italian paper mills Cartiere Paolo Pigna (Alzano Lombardo, in the province of Bergamo) are looking for a white knight. The president and chief executive officer Giorgio Jannone has, for the first…

Balance sheets

UPM ends 2014 well

In the fourth quarter of 2014, UPM  registered a turnover of 2,531 million Euros, a figure 2% lower compared with the 2,588 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Sales went down mainly…


At the end of 2015 a French factory for Renova

The Portuguese group Renova plans to construct its first production site outside Portugal. The new factory will be situated in Saint-Yorre, in France, and should be commissioned at the end of 2015. The…


Pro-Gest takes part in the Elite project of Borsa Italiana (the Italian Stock Exchange)

The Pro-Gest Group, an Italian enterprise in Treviso (Veneto Region) which produces paper, cardboard, packing material and packaging, but which is also a strong player in Europe in the recycling sector, started in…

Installations&startings | Finalnd

Valmet to supply key technologies for paper machine grade conversion to Kotkamills

Valmet will supply key technologies for extensive grade conversion for Kotkamills Oy in Finland. The target is to convert the existing printing paper (machine finished coated paper, MFC) production line to produce high-quality…


Erpc Launches Call for Candidates for 2015 European Paper Recycling Awards

The awards will identify projects, initiatives and campaigns that contribute to Europe’s sustainability through activities supporting paper recycling. Winners will be announced at the official awards ceremony taking place at the European Parliament on 14 October.

The European Recovered Paper Council (Erpc) launched a call for candidates for the 2015 European Paper Recycling Awards. Now in their fifth edition, the awards are open to all entities based in Europe,…

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