May 2016
Krostar markets about 800,000 tons of wood chips and trunks every year.

Environment&Sustainability

The wood market in Europe: the importance of certifications

There are very few businesses that can handle international wood trading. We have met one: a European company that has been working in this sector for ten years. Based in Lugano, the company…

Co2 market

Is the Collapse that Started in January Coming to an End?

In February the price of emission permits in Europe continued to go down and reached a minimum level of 4.62 E/t. Last time this level was almost reached was 2014.  The second half…

The inauguration ceremonies were held on March 16, 2016. From left Elio Krummenauer, Sebastião Madeira, mayor of Imperatriz, Celso Tacla, Jukka Tiitinen.

Brazil

Valmet: a new Service Center inaugurated

Valmet has inaugurated its fourth Service Center in Brazil. The center is located in Imperatriz, in Maranhão state to serve customers in the northern and northeastern parts of Brazil. The new service center…

Active packaging (demonstrator) to avert microbial contamination.

Europe: The NewGenPak Project

A High-Level Training School for Sustainable Cellulosic Packaging

Financed by the Marie-Curie International Training Network, the school finished its work in December 2015 after four years. Focused on the development of innovative and sustainable cellulosic packaging, NewGenPack has achieved some interesting…

Coated Paperboard from Recovered Fibres

Reno De Medici between Acquisitions and International Divestments

On 14th March, Reno De Medici signed a letter of intent to acquire, even indirectly, the entire share capital of Cascades S.A.S., a company currently fully owned by Cascades Inc., the Canadian group…

A 17% Share in EmmausPack S.r.l has been sold

  On 14th March 2016 too, Reno De Medici sold a 17% share in EmmausPack S.r.l. to the Oldani Family (Stefano and Andrea Oldani bought the bare ownership whereas Angelo Oldani acquired the…

Spreader roll

Significantly longer service intervals with Voith EvoStretch

With the EvoStretch spreader roll, Voith has launched a new model at the start of the year that offers significantly longer service intervals than standard spreader rolls. The newly developed EvoStretch high-performance bearings…

Table of contents, May 2016

Editorial Without paper packaging, no internal market by Massimo Medugno,  6 Enterprises&Markets by Margherita Baroni,  8 Installations&Startings by CI, 12 CO2 Market by Alessia Barone, Sendeco2, 16 Europe The NewGenPak Project A High-Level Training…

Packaging | Dedicated research and development since 2011.

An all-round development strategy

Stockholm-based SCA has recently launched its new Arcwise technology, whose aim is to support box producers in integrating the typical rigidity of corrugated board with graphic design and curved shaped packaging solutions. By Roberto…

Chemicals

Kemira’s new production plant in Brazil

Kemira Oyj has started up production in its new sodium chlorate plant located in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. The sodium chlorate produced at the plant is used for on-site generation of chlorine dioxide, a…

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