Paper360 - January/February 2016 - (Page 8)
...in case you missed it in TAPPI's weekly electronic newsletter
Pulp & Paper International Magazine
Merges into Paper360º
In October, it was announced that RISI's Pulp & Paper International magazine would be merged into TAPPI's
The resulting publication will combine the strengths of both and will provide readers with the industry's most comprehensive coverage of the global pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries.
The magazine will be managed by TAPPI under the banner of Paper360°, which will
now include editorial support and content from RISI, including such popular features as
the Top 50 Power List, Top 100 paper manufacturers, awards coverage, and market trends
UMaine Pulp and Paper Foundation Awards More Than $600,000
The University of Maine Pulp
and Paper Foundation (UMPPF) awarded
nearly $300,000 in scholarships during its
2015 annual Fall Scholarship Banquet, for a
total of more than $600,000 in scholarships
awarded during 2015.
Scholarships went to 91 students enrolled
in the College of Engineering majoring in
chemical, mechanical, electrical, biological
and civil engineering. Students must complete at least two semesters of co-op or internship in the pulp and paper industry and will graduate with nearly a year's worth of experience in their field.
UMPPF will also contribute nearly $200,000 to UMaine in the form of student programming, recruiting support, graduate student stipends
and faculty research support in pulp and paper. The contribution will also help facilitate the "Consider Engineering" program, a residential
summer camp offered free to high school juniors.
Fibria has structured all financing for the
Horizonte 2 Project, which will expand production capacity at its Três Lagoas, Brazil, mill.
Georgia-Pacific will donate $365,000 in
cash and paper products to the Kids in Need
Metsä Board is investing EUR 38 million
in an extrusion coating line and related infrastructure at its Husum, Sweden, mill.
The Portucel Soporcel group has officially
opened two new capital projects at its industrial complexes in Cacia and Vila Velha de
Ródão tissue mills in Portugal, representing
a total investment of EUR 95.3 million. It will
also invest an additional EUR 120 million
(through 2017) for a new tissue production
line at its Cacia mill.
Resolute Forest Products has acquired
Atlas Paper Holdings, Inc., a leading
manufacturer of at-home and away-fromhome tissue products, including recycled and
virgin paper grades.
Niederauker Muehle is considering purchase of Norske Skog's LWC Walsum mill.
SCA will acquire Wausau Paper for $513
million to strengthen the company's presence
in North America.
Shandong Sun Paper is considering a
new fluff pulp mill in south Arkansas.
AkzoNobel has opened a new $10 million
research, development and innovation center
in Strongsville, OH, to support the company's
Andritz will supply production technologies and equipment for the extension of SCA's
Östrand pulp mill in Timrå, Sweden.
Barry-Wehmiller will acquire the operations of Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH, including POEM (W+D) operations in Neuwied and
Löhne, Germany, along with the U.S. subsidiary,
W+D North America, and the Malaysian subsidiary, W+D Asia Pacific.
BASF is combining its water solutions
and paper chemicals businesses to form a
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - January/February 2016
Over the Wire
The Changing Face of Cuba
Resolute Announcement a Sign of Tissue’s Future?
A Bamboo Tissue Project in China
German Mill Pumps Up Performance
Stop Swapping Your Pumps and Start Testing Them Instead
TAPPI Journal Summaries
Knowing Human Performance – Growing a Culture
Index of Advertisers
Paper360 - January/February 2016