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SCA to increase kraftliner prices by €80 per tonne

SCA increases the prices on white and brown kraftliner in Europe by €80 per tonne. The new price is valid from April 1, 2024.

“We see an improved and solid demand in the market for kraftliner with a good balance in the supply chain. The continued cost pressure is evident and must be managed to safeguard stable supply of sustainable kraftliner,” says Mikael Frölander, Vice President Marketing and Sales at SCA Containerboard.

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Rebranding Light radiates dynamism and transparency

New look, same passion. After a rebranding light, Ferag is confidently presenting itself as what it has long been: one of the global market players in the development, design and integration of material flow systems for a wide range of industrial applications. The new style captures the company's DNA in a dynamic way, redefining the image of the Swiss family business with a sharpened style that reflects its passion, joy and clear personality.

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ERA welcomes Rossini SpA as a new member

The European Rotogravure Association (ERA) is delighted to announce the addition of Rossini SpA to its prestigious network. Rossini SpA, recognized for its expertise in the production of rotogravure and flexographic printing solutions, emphasizes its commitment to innovation and quality in the industry. Since its establishment in 1928, the company has secured a leading position through the development of patented products like the Speedwell Sleeve and Carbon Fiber Carrier, demonstrating its innovative approach.

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Muller Martini makes production more sustainable with on demand production

Combined with intelligent on-demand production, Müller Martini's Smart Factory is the answer to sustainability in the printing industry – not only significantly reducing the carbon footprint, but also driving the digital transformation. Müller Martini will be demonstrating the economic and ecological benefits at drupa booth 1B50 and at the drupa “touchpoint sustainability” in Hall 14.

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Successful Digital & Webfed Technology Days at Koenig & Bauer

Koenig & Bauer has ramped up its environmental and sustainability offerings by unveiling future innovations for customers as the build-up to drupa continues. The next generation technologies in packaging décor printing technology and flexo specialisms were explored in depth during the Digital & Webfed Technology Days.

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Incoming orders 2023: Moderate decline overall

More orders from Germany and the euro partner countries, but a double-digit decline in orders from countries outside the eurozone: The German food processing and packaging machinery industry closed 2023 with a real decline in incoming orders of 4 percent.

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Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Packaging & Speciality products

Sappi Europe will increase prices for its Packaging & Speciality products by 5-8% effective on deliveries from 1 April 2024. This increase is necessary to maintain the viability of Sappi’s business, the actual amount will depend on the product.

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ICE Europe 2025: Technology driven, individually tailored, sustainably forward

Energised by the previous industry convergence, which witnessed a staggering 30% surge in visitor numbers, ICE Europe is set to return from 11 – 13 March 2025, in the dynamic city of Munich, Germany. Cementing its status, the 14th International Converting Exhibition promises to unveil a torrent of cutting-edge expertise on tailored product and processing solutions, enticing investment opportunities, and ground-breaking developments. 70% of the floorspace for ICE Europe 2025 is already spoken for, underscoring its role as a pivotal hub for converting industry innovations and unmissable networking opportunities across diverse sectors.

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Continuous improvement of environmental footprint of paper sacks

The European kraft paper and paper sack industry has a long tradition of tracking and communicating its environmental impact. Between 2007 and 2021, the carbon intensity of a single paper sack was reduced by 28%. This is the result of the latest carbon footprint analysis on European paper sacks. It was conducted by the Swedish research institute RISE on behalf of the European Paper Sack Research Group (ESG), a collaboration between EUROSAC and CEPI Eurokraft. Also, the fossil carbon impact per tonne of sack kraft paper was reduced by 26% during the same time. The most important findings are summarised in an infographic.

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Drewsen invests €1.4 million in state-of-the-art turbo blower to increase energy efficiency

Drewsen Spezialpapiere is consistently pursuing its course towards CO2-neutral paper production. As part of the multistage transformation plan, with which 80% of the target is to be realised by 2030, the focus is not only on expanding renewable energies but also on increasing energy efficiency. For this purpose, Drewsen is investing €1.4 million in a state-of-the-art turbo blower for vacuum generation in the paper manufacturing process.

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Koenig & Bauer Lauvic becomes a 100 percent Koenig & Bauer subsidiary

Press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer will be operating through a branch office of its own in Spain in future. With immediate effect, the current agency Koenig & Bauer Lauvic in Barcelona is being taken over and transformed into a 100-percent group subsidiary. Sascha Fischer has been appointed as new managing director.

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Watershed becomes proud owner of 1000th MPS machine

MPS is thrilled to announce the sale of their 1000th machine to their customer Watershed, a respected family-owned business based in Leeds, with an additional facility in Wales. This milestone marks a significant moment in both companies' histories and reaffirms Watershed's unwavering trust in MPS's cutting-edge technology.

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