November 2016


Protagonists: Giorgio Caporaso, the Italian designer who started a new way of designing

Aesthetics, function, emotion and attention. Giorgio Caporaso talks of his cardboard furniture as the expression of a broad concept of sustainability: created with natural materials, which can be assembled, repaired, recycled and changed,…


Waste framework directive: who is the recycler?

European material industries call for measurement of real recycling rates. Europe`s metals, steel, paper, and plastics recyclers industries are united in calling for a harmonised method to measure recycling rates at input into…

A prize to “Librottiglia”: a literary wine experience

Reverse Innovation wins its fifth prize for the creation of Librottiglia. This time it is the German Red Dot Communication Design Award 2016, one of the most renowned awards in the design sector….

Luxury Paper

Where there is paper, there is luxury. And where there is luxury, there is paper

by Vanna Pizzetti and Titti Cocola What characteristics must paper have, in the future, in order to meet the requirements of luxury brands? And in what sectors will there be most demand? We…

Malin Bendz, the new Executive Vice President of human resources and a member of the Leadership Team Group of Stora Enso.

Business Strategies

Stora Enso gives up the Kabel paper mill in Germany…

Stora Enso has signed an agreement with Hagen-Kabel Pulp & Paper, a company owned by a group of German investors, to sell the Kabel site in Germany, which produces coated paper using wood….

Co2 Market

In Europe, discussions are continuing over phase 4 of the ETS

The agreement reached in Paris over the climate has been ratified by an adequate number of countries which represent a sufficient quota of global emissions. The threshold was reached on 5 October and…

Project manager Edward de Vries (left) and mill manager and CEO Geert Wassens (right).

Installations&Startings | Netherlands

Successful conversion from newsprint to packaging paper

The PM 2 of Parenco in Renkum, Netherlands, was successfully started up just 14 months after contract signing. After a short optimization phase the customer signed the official take-over document. This rebuild increases…

Ther Inauguration of Södra's pulp mill in Värö.

Events | The inauguration took place in Varberg, on October 29 and 30.

Södra’s pulp mill in Värö is now reality

On Friday 30 September, in the presence of H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, the inauguration Ceremony of the plant. The equipment is in place now and production has commenced. Södra is…

Installations&Startings | Italy

The largest TT SYD ever installed in Europe

The biggest European Steel Yankee Dryer for tissue production, a Toscotec TT SYD-18FT (5.600 mm wide), has been successfully started up at Wepa Cassino mill in Italy. The PM3 rebuilding project was commissioned…


Historic British paper mill in Italian hands

F.I.L.A., Fabbrica Italiana Lapis e Affini S.p.A., has announced the acquisition of 100% of St Cuthberts Holdings Limited and of the operating company held by it. St Cuthberts, founded in 1907, is a…

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