In 2020 the Felix Schoeller Group faced unprecedented challenges in its business due to the COVID pandemic and in 2021 we are confronted with rapidly rising costs in many areas, including raw materials, packaging and freight. Price adjustments are unfortunately unavoidable. Therefore, Felix Schoeller will increase pricing between 5 - 8 % for various products invoiced from April 1st, 2021. This step will allow us to remain your reliable partner for all your specialty paper

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Business Wire IndiaReverie Language Technologies, a leader in comprehensive full-stack Indic language localization and user engagement solutions, announces the launch of Prabandhak V2.0, an AI-powered translation management hub.  With t

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Toscotec upgraded its YES-CONNECT-VISION AR (Augmented Reality) system to provide faster and more effectiveremote services. After launching the first version in 2018, Toscotec perfected the system based on user feedback and practice in the field. With this improved tool, mill operators wearing an ergonomic helmet fitted with a high definition camera send out high-resolution images and audio in real time, becoming the eyes and the ears of Toscotec’s service team inside the mill.

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ABB and international producer Sun Paper have completed the successful activation of a major drives project at the first modern pulp and paper site in Laos as part of an investment towards reaching an output of 1.2 million tons of pulp and paper annually. The project, completed by ABB 18 days ahead of schedule despite the restrictions of the pandemic, represents Sun Paper’s first overseas production base and supports China’s Belt and Road Initiative, an important infrast

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Valmet will supply a folding boxboard making line (BM 1), a fine paper making line (PM 3) and a bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) production line to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China. The lines will be delivered to a new greenfield mill in Zhangzhou, which will eventually have a total pulp and paper capacity of 3.9 million tonnes annually. The start-ups of BM 1, PM 3 and BCTMP line are scheduled for the third quarter of 2022. The

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Problems are often encountered with conventional rolls when processing pulp. The rolls cause high specific pressures as well as a short nip. To prevent this, Voith is now offering a new polyurethane (PU) roll cover that has been developed for press rolls: the IntensePress. This has been specifically designed for use in the demanding applications of pulp machines and twin-wire presses. The decisive advantage of IntensePress is its high chemical resistance. Furthermore, it is characte

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Business Wire IndiaPiramal Glass, Asia’s largest speciality glass manufacturer, has successfully kicked off its first cross-border trade digitisation programme using blockchain. The company is prioritising the technology in 2021 as a means of unlocking hidden margins and efficiency through digital automation. The team partnered with enterprise blockchain platform, #dltledgers, a leading fintech operating out of Singapore and India.The first phase of thi

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Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring Ltd has made an equity investment in Montinutra Ltd, a startup converting forest industry side streams into high-value bioactive products. The financing round totals approximately EUR 1 million, and Metsä Spring is participating in the round with current and new private investors. Montinutra intends to produce valuable ingredients for the cosmetics, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries using forest indust

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