Innovation Continues Apace in Finland

GRAEME RODDEN Innovation in the Finnish pulp and paper technology sector is alive and well. This was amply demonstrated during an editors’ tour organized by the Finland Pulp and Paper Technology (PPT) group. This tour usually takes place every two or three years, and the 2018 edition was as full as its predecessors, with 15 visits to producers, suppliers, and ...

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CIPTE Show Highlights Innovation and Sustainability

ROBERT RYAN Innovation, sustainability and megatrends… these were key themes at the China International Paper Technology Exhibition and Conference (CIPTE). The three-day trade show and seminar program was held in Shenzhen, China, in September 2017, and attracted machinery and automation vendors, chemicals and consumables suppliers, papermakers, and industry experts from across China and overseas. Sustainability was the focus of the ...

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Sustainability as Business Leverage

In a dictionary, the word “sustainability” includes two definitions: the ability to be maintained at a steady rate, and the conservation of natural resources for ecological balance. There is perhaps no arena where these two ideas overlap more than they do in tissue production. The tissue industry is global in scale, resource intensive, consumer-oriented, and high volume—all areas where, no ...

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