Labelexpo Europe 2019 in Brussels closed its doors last Friday. For Koehler, this marked the end of four exciting, eventful and above all successful days. "We are very satisfied with the results of the fair," says Willy Früh, Director Division Thermal Paper at Koehler. "At Labelexpo we were able to show our customers the full range of our products. With the completion of paper machine 8, our portfolio will continue to grow".
The German Zanders Paper GmbH increases production based on the strong order situation. Shareholder JOOL Invest AB secures the liquidity for growth.
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is at Fachpack 2019 in Nuremberg for the first time and is presenting the brand new barricote BAG WGOM - a fully recyclable barrier paper for flexible food packaging, with multi-barriers against water vapour, grease and oil, oxygen and aroma as well as mineral oil migration.
Feldmuehle GmbH, leading manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, will increase prices for wet strength label paper qualities by 5% as of Jan 2020.
The specialty paper company is presenting itself for the first time at FachPack with sustainable and innovative solutions made of paper and board. Koehler's vision: paper with barrier properties as an alternative to plastic. Koehler's portfolio of packaging paper also includes 100% recycled paper and high-quality fine paper.
Stora Enso will be the presenting sponsor for FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2021 in Oberstdorf, Germany. The sponsorship builds on the experiences from previous ski championships to contribute to the sustainability and circularity of a large-scale sports event. The company will showcase its renewable and recyclable solutions in numerous applications.
During the second quarter of 2019, Arctic Paper Group reached a turnover of PLN 762.5 million (compared to PLN 784.1 million in Q2 2018) with an EBITDA of PLN 90.5 million (vs. PLN 65.9 million). On the consolidated level, the result continues to be strong. The combination of pulp and paper stabilizes our results, as the fluctuations on the two segments offset each other.
With two innovations in store, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is presenting a wide range of coated specialty papers for the label and packaging market at Labelexpo Europe 2019. The new products: jetscript METAL VPG 1018, a metallic-silver gloss inkjet paper for the water-based inkjet printing of self-adhesive labels, as well as barricote BAG WGOM, a fully recyclable barrier paper for flexible food packaging with multi-barrier against water vapour, grease and oil, oxygen and aroma as well as mineral oil migration.
BillerudKorsnäs continues the development of the paper battery and has during the spring completed the world's first production on a paper machine. The project is thus a step closer to the commercialisation of both small and large-scale energy storage in a paper battery.
In collaboration with researchers at Uppsala University, basic research has been developed to be able to use ordinary paper fibers for the manufacturing of batteries.