Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 8

...in case you missed it in TAPPI's weekly electronic newsletter

Local Sections Offer Engagement
The Lake States TAPPI Executive Committee chose a special location for its March
meeting: beside the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Pilot Paper Machine.
Shown conducting Lake States TAPPI business in preparation for April's PaperCon
are, left to right: Martti Tuomisto, Bill Frawley, Jerry Lazarski, Bruce Janda, Dave
Schwerbel, Michael von Grumbkow, and Marc Brink.
Lake States TAPPI/North Central PIMA is one of 10 TAPPI Local Sections open to
TAPPI members. Organized geographically, Local Sections hold meetings, sponsor
mill tours, develop programs, and offer workshops. Many work with local universities
to sponsor scholarships; they also provide conveniently-located networking opportunities. To learn more about TAPPI Local Sections, contact thickson@tappi.org.

MANUFACTURERS

Ahlstrom Corp. and Munksjö Oyj, both
Finland-based, have completed the previouslyannounced merger of Ahlstrom into Munksjö.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj will have combined
annual net sales of approximately EUR 2.2 billion (US$2.32 billion), about 6,200 employees,
and 41 production and converting facilities in
14 countries. 
Americk Packaging, UK, has opened its
new Innovation Center, a dedicated facility at
its Wigan, England, plant.
Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has
ordered eight tissue machines from Toscotec.
Two are scheduled to come on stream in Q4
2017 and Q1 2018; the other six are planned
for delivery between Q3 2017 and the first half
of 2018.
Daio Paper, Japan, has ordered a new
XcelLine tissue machine from Voith.
DS Smith has opened the first PackRight
Center in Switzerland-the 27th PackRight
Center in the company's European network.
Another is opening soon in Germany.
Finnpulp has been granted an environmental permit for its bioproduct plant in
Sorsasalo, Kuopio, Finland, and connected
wastewater treatment facility. Production is
planned for 2020.
Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti (ICT),
Italy, is investing about PLN 301 million (US$
75.5 million) in its Polish tissue mill.
International Paper has been recognized
again by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader
in defining and advancing ethical business standards, as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company.  
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MAY/JUNE 2017

PaperWorks Industries will permanently
close the PaperWorks Philadelphia Mill in
Manayunk, PA-one of the oldest paper mills
in the US.
Papyrus Holding AB, the parent company in the Papyrus Group, will change its
name to OptiGroup AB, and the group will
be referred to as the OptiGroup. 
Pratt Industries Inc. has opened its
new, US$60 million corrugated box factory
in Beloit, WI.
Rayonier Inc. has entered into three
transactions with separate sellers to acquire
about 95,100 acres of high-quality industrial
timberlands in Florida, Georgia, and South
Carolina for an aggregate purchase price of
about US$217 million.
Resolute Forest Products Inc. has started
up its new tissue machine in Calhoun, TN.
SCA has been named a Green Master by
the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council. 
Sonoco has launched its ClearGuard portfolio of flexible packaging. The product meets
or exceeds barrier requirements for a variety
of growing product categories.
Sun Paper has ordered two new XcelLine
papermaking production lines-PM 36 and
PM 37-from Voith.
Tembec has announced a four-year, CAD136
million (US$101 million) capital investment
program centered on the specialty cellulose
pulp operation at the Temiscaming, QC, mill.

SUPPLIERS

AkzoNobel reports that its  Imagine
Chemistry initiative has resulted in more than

200 innovative ideas being submitted by chemistry startups, scientists, research groups, and
students around the world.
Archroma, Switzerland, has opened its
new Global Center of Excellence for Surface &
Coating Technology in Bradford, UK.
Eaglewood Technologies has expanded
its headquarters to include a demonstration
center for Laserlox and Sanilox Anilox Roll
Cleaning Systems.
Leine & Linde, Sweden, now offers an
integrated Advanced Diagnostic System (ADS
Online) for improved production and condition monitoring capability.
Mica Corporation's new photovoltaic
solar panel system atop its headquarters in
Shelton, CT, is expected to generate up to 65
kWh of clean energy per day.
PMP (Paper Machinery Producer), Poland,
will deliver an Intelli-Jet V hydraulic headbox for
PM 12 at Sappi North America in Cloquet, MN.
Pöyry, Finland, will design the rebuild of
PM 1 at Sappi's Somerset mill in Skowhegan, ME. 
Sulzer has been chosen to provide the UK
market with maintenance and repair services
for ABB medium and high voltage motors
and generators. 
Toscotec:
* will supply a MODULO-PLUS crescent former with single press configuration, TT
SYD-3200MM and TT MilltechHood to
EuroVast, Italy, to expand the capacity at
Cartiera della Basilica's Botticino plant.
* will supply a MODULO-PLUS machine
for the Ariete S.r.l. mill in Cava dei
Tirreni, Salerno.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - May/June 2017

Setpoint
Over the Wire
Leadership for a Changing Industry
An Ode to Small
The Graying of the Paper Industry
Suppliers Reach Out to Mill Leaders
Making a Difference: 2017 TAPPI/PIMA Awards
RISI’s Asian CEO of the Year
TAPPISAFE Offers Solid Benefits for Mills, Contractors
Reinventing Varkaus
Failure Isn’t Just an Option—It’s Unavoidable
Blower Technology Proves Its Worth
TAPPI Journal Summaries
Global Study: Most People Highly Value Paper and Print
The Changing World of OCC
TAPPI News
ASPI News
Index of Advertisers
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - intro
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - ebelly1
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - ebelly2
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - cover1
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - cover2
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 3
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 4
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 5
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Setpoint
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 7
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Over the Wire
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 9
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 10
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 11
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - An Ode to Small
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 13
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 14
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 15
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - The Graying of the Paper Industry
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 17
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Suppliers Reach Out to Mill Leaders
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 19
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Making a Difference: 2017 TAPPI/PIMA Awards
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 21
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 22
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 23
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 24
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 25
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 26
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 27
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - RISI’s Asian CEO of the Year
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 29
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 30
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 31
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - TAPPISAFE Offers Solid Benefits for Mills, Contractors
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 33
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Reinventing Varkaus
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 35
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Failure Isn’t Just an Option—It’s Unavoidable
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 37
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Blower Technology Proves Its Worth
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 39
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - TAPPI Journal Summaries
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 41
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Global Study: Most People Highly Value Paper and Print
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 43
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 44
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 45
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - The Changing World of OCC
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - 47
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - TAPPI News
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - ASPI News
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Paper360 - May/June 2017 - cover3
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