Metsä Board to ensure quick supply of white kraftliners

Metsä Board recently announced the launch of a new WKL Common Stock Service to help streamline and enhance the order-delivery processes of white kraftliners in continental Europe.

“As part of the commitment to develop customer focused services, Metsä Board created this new service to improve the availability of white kraftliners and help corrugated converters be more responsive and competitive. The new Common Stock service, which was started in March, provides the converters with easy access and reliable availability to ready-made standard white kraftliner reels from Metsä Board’s warehouse in Lübeck,” stated the company website.

This service enables a genuine just-in-time delivery service based upon improved availability of local stock. It

Asia Pulp & Paper launches new label paper at Expo Pack, Mexico

The new Acadia 2000 is a premium one-side coated paper claimed to have superior bulk and excellent smoothness. The wet strength label resists disintegration and rupture when exposed to water or other moisture build-up, making it suited to replacing the plastic-type label. The material is aimed at soft drinks, juice, coffee, beer, wine and other cold liquid food packaging, where it can withstand varied temperatures and humidity.

All pulp and fibre used in the making of APP’s paper products are

Wigston launches its new paper match tool

Wigston Paper in May launched an online paper matching tool to enable designers to identify the closest match for brand identities and corporate colours.

Using the new Paper Lookup Tool, designers and marketers can upload a logo or brand visual identity.  The free-to-use software then searches the company’s coloured paper ranges for the closest match against the three dominant colours in the image that has been uploaded.

Designers can either work from the information given or can fill in an

Japan pulp and paper company acquires Premier Paper Group

Japan Pulp and Paper (JPP) in the first week of July this year acquired the entire share capital of RADMS Paper Limited, Premier’s holding company.

Turning over $5bn (£4bn), JPP is a global company that employed 3,900 people prior to the acquisition across a raft of sectors, including property, ICT systems, renewable energy, recycling, paper manufacturing – mainly tissue and packaging papers – and paper distribution.

The business has operations in North America, Central America, Asia, the Middle