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The European paper industry welcomes the European Parliament’s call for new measures on food packaging

The European paper and board industry welcomes the European Parliament report by the rapporteur Christel Schaldemose MEP on implementation of the Framework Regulation on Food Contact Materials. In particular, the paper-based packaging value…

Food Packaging

Most by Walki protects food from harmful mineral oils

Mosh (Mineral Oil Saturated Hydrocarbon) and Moah (Mineral Oil Aromatic Hydrocarbon) are commonly used in industrial inks and can sometimes be found in printing dyes for packaging materials. According to a study published…

Food Packaging

Bio-Board: from whey proteins

A biodegradable barrier from Italian researchers.

Why choose cardboard, why make it «active» and how: two Italian research studies, the first from Bologna University, the second from the Centro Qualità Carta Lucense di Lucca (Lucense Paper Quality Centre), confirm…


Packaging: materials and innovative technologies for paper and cardboard design

University research in Italy is trying to support new ways of thinking aimed at promoting increasingly sustainable and performing packaging, specifically from a technological viewpoint in this case. Sustainability is an all-embracing concept,…

Installations - Austria

Andritz successfully starts up Europe’s largest new paper machine for Zellstoff Pöls

International technology Group Andritz successfully started up Europe’s largest new paper machine for specialty papers, supplied to Zellstoff Pöls, Austria. The PrimeLine paper machine produces very high-strength paper grades used primarily for carrier…

Packaging & Research

Paper as the Lotus

Improvement of mechanical and chemical characteristics thanks to surface coating.

by Elisa Brunelli In recent years, attention has primarily focused on surface coating, in order to obtain high performance cellulosic packaging, with completely new properties that enable competing with synthetic polymers. These ultrathin…

Liquid packaging board

Andritz to supply new sludge dewatering plant to Stora Enso, Sweden

International technology Group Andritz received an order from Stora Enso to supply a new sludge dewatering line for thickening and dewatering of fibrous sludges at the company’s Skoghall, Sweden board mill. With a…


Ambitious rebuild of Sappi’s Alfeld Mill Paper Machine 2 (PM2) addresses changing demand for high quality speciality papers

€61 Million Investment will maintain Sappi’s market-leading position for innovative, high quality speciality packaging materials

An ambitious rebuild of Papermaking Machine 2 (PM2) at Sappi’s Alfeld Mill will create the world’s largest papermaking machine producing one-side coated and MGBK (Machine Glazed Bleached Kraft) speciality grades. This complex and…


Graphic Liner MediaLiner for photo-realistic images on corrugated packaging and displays

Within just one year of its launch in 2012, Stora Enso Speciality Papers’ MediaLiner , targeted to brand owners and the corrugated packaging industry, has gained high acceptance within the whole supply chain….

Business strategies

Safety record

Follow the path of simplification

by Federico Reguzzi With a production specializing in four different types of paper and a wide range of weights, DS Smith Paper mill from Porcari (Lu) serves the market of corrugated cardboard that…

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