LINKS

Money that grows on trees - The Economist
• Brazil's economy is crumbling but its giant pulp firms are booming
Storing electricity in paper
• Read more on Linköping University
Ecological and Efficient Energy Accumulation Systems thanks to nanocellulose
• A McMaster University Research led to the development of energy accumulation systems made out of nanoparticles contained in a nanocellulose web.
Wastewater-based cultivation
• a potentional way to make algae production
WWF´s Environmental Paper Company Index shows continual improvement by leading pulp and paper producers
• Gland, Switzerland — The WWF Environmental Paper Company Index (EPCI) 2015 shows a positive trend towards more transparency and sustainability by the world’s more progressive pulp and paper manufacturers. The 31 voluntary participants in this year´s Index together produce 15% of the world´s paper and board and 15% of the world´s pulp. While all participating manufacturers demonstrated outstanding transparency, more than 90% of product categories reported since 2013 showed improvement.
Smart Energy Expo 2015: interview with Andrea Morandini, Cartiere del Garda
• During the Smart Energy Expo 2015, Green Style interviewed Andrea Morandini, energy manager of Cartiere del Garda, who described some solutions for energy saving.
The "drinkable book" developed to clean dirty drinking water
• PPI Environment: MONTREAL, Aug. 19, 2015 (Local News) -When looking for a solution to providing developing countries with clean drinking water, Teri Dankovich may have found the answer in a book.
MIAC - October 14-15-16 2015 - Lucca /Italy
• INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF PAPER INDUSTRY
"Libro Arbol”, il libro che si trasforma in un albero
• Ogni libro lascia dopo di sé il seme della cultura, ma qualche volta può lasciare anche un vero e proprio seme in grado di dar vita ad una vera e propria pianta.
AIAC dinner 25 June 2014
• Internet site for UNA Hotel Poggio dei Medici
ASSOCARTA
• Trade association for the paper industry representing pulp, paper and board manufacturing companies in Italy
ATICELCA
• Italian Technical Association for Cellulose and Paper
B.W.P.A.
• British Wood Pulp Agents Association
BENECELL
• BeneLux Pulp Agent Association
BRACELPA
• Brazilian Pulp and Paper Association
CEPI
• Confederation of European Paper Industries
CFA
• Canadian Forestry Association
COPACEL
• Confédération Française de l’Industrie des Papiers, Cartons et Celluloses
EUROPULP
• Federation of the National Associations of Pulp Agents in Western Europe
EXPO 2015 WILL INCREASE PAPER COLLECTION
• Interesting article appeared on Panorama explaining why EXPO 2015 will increase paper collection
FOEX
• Site of FOEX with PIX index for pulp prices, weekly updated
FPAC
• The Forest Products Association of Canada
b>I.U.C.A.B.
• International Union of Commercial Agents and Brokers
INDEX 2014 GENEVA
• Link to the non-wovens exhibition taking place in Geneva from 8 to 11 April 2014
UTIPULP
• The Group of European Market Wood Pulp Users
WWF-Forestry Certification
• Link to WWF's views on forestry certification
Z.I.V.
• German Pulp Agents Association
AF&PA
• American Forest & Paper Association


Downloads

Useful downloadable files (in alphabetical order)

AIAC

Members 2017

AIAC EVENT 2017 - 1st Presentation Hawkins Wright:

Pulp market outlook: short-term cycles & long-term trends - Tom Wright

AIAC EVENT 2017 - 2nd presentation Visual Hunters

Pulp Industry Consolidation - What next? Teija Konttori

AIAC EVENT 2016 - 1st Presentation: EPIS

Bioeconomy Presentation by Anna Maija Wessman

AIAC - EVENT 2016 - 2nd Presentation - ITOCHU

Jin Asada speaking about trading houses

AIAC - EVENT 2016 - 3d Presentation- Pöyry

Pirkko Petäyä on tissue market

AIAC - EVENT 2015 - Presentation 1: Solis Power

Solis Power Engineering, our main sponsor, has given a very interesting presentation on renewable energy but mainly on energy efficiency systems and their applications to various sectors including the pulp and paper one.

AIAC EVENT 2015 - Presentation 2: Albertini Syz Private Bank

Angelo Drusiani, head of fixed income at Albertini Syz, has spoken about financial markets' distortions brought by excessive speculation and high velocity trading.

AIAC EVENT 2015 - Presentation 3: Brian Mc Lay & Associates, Inc.

Brian Mc Lay, founder of well-known and respected Brian Mc Lay & Associates, has given us his description, view and forecast of global pulp markets, basing his assumptions on current and future demand & supply and on other variables.

AIAC - EVENT 2014

ANDREA BOLTHO'S PRESENTATION

AIAC - EVENT 2014

TOM WRIGHT'S PRESENTATION

AIAC - EVENT 2014

Costell's Presentation

AIAC 2014 - Pulp Imports

Pulp Imports into Italy during 2014

ASSOCARTA Paper between cliches and reality

A presentation made by Assocarta on paper between cliches and reality

Chicago International Containerboard Conference 2014

Macro-economic presentation by Mr Katsnelson

EUTR

Rules text in English

EUTR - Meeting at Unindustria in Rome 19 February 2013

Acceptance form

EUTR - Meeting at Unindustria in Rome 19 February 2013

Invitation, program, summary info

EUTR - Meeting at Unindustria on 19 February 2013

Presentation by Massimo Ramunni, Assocarta

EUTR - Unindustria Rome 19 February

Presentation by Davide Paradiso of Conlegno

Event 2013 - Palazzo Arzaga - 1

1-Presentation by Multi Marine Services

Event 2013 - Palazzo Arzaga - 2

Presentation by Pöyry

Event 2013 - Palazzo Arzaga - 3

Presentation by Prof. Boltho

Event 2013 - Palazzo Arzaga - 4

Presentation by Assocarta

Event 2013 - Palazzo Arzaga - 4-ita

Presentation by Assocarta - Slides in italian

FAO Forest Products Annual Market Report 2009

2009 Forest Industry Report by FAO and UNECE

FAO-THE IMPORTANCE OF CHINA’S FOREST PRODUCTS MARKETS TO THE UNECE REGION

FSC - Sinthesys Report FSCm (in Italian)

Comparativr analisis of FSC rewuirements for Controlled Wood and the PEFCR, PEFC-Germany and SFI Standards (the document is in Italian).

Italy - Pulp Imports Jan-Dec 2011 - Graph

Pulp imports Jan-Dec 2011 into Italy - Graph

Italy - Pulp Imports Jan-Dec 2011

Pulp (all types) imports into Italy during full year 2011

Italy - May 2012 (9 SLIDES)

Other interesting pulp & paper stats

Italy 2001-2011 : Paper & Board Production

Paper & board production & apparent consumption last 10 years until 2011. Source: Assocarta.

IUCAB, Agents' rights

A presentation given in 2006 by IUCAB, International Union of Commercial Agents and Brokers, about Pulp Agents' rights.

Le casse di cartone che stregano l'Expo - article in Italian Paola Malcotti - Rovereto

The amplifier for smartphones made of a folded cartonboard convinced the organizers. It will be one of excellence of Made in Italy at the World Expo

NUOVO ACCORDO COLLETTIVO AGENTI

Accordo economico collettivo 16 febbraio 2009 per la disciplina del rapporto di agenzia e rappresentanza commerciale del settore del commercio

PaperImpact Survey-Which environmental Standards are specialty papers confronted with ?

This survey, implementd by the Association PaperImpact, contains a very useful summary of the various standards whith which producers of specialty and packaging papers are daily confronted with. The "handbook" contains a brief description, and link to the relative website, of the various standards like the "Eco Labels" (Nordic Swan, Blauer Engel etc.), forestry certifications (FSC etc.) and more (REACH and other regulations).

PIX 1

PIX 2

Print Power - Brochure

Print Power project brochure, original version in English

Pulp General Trade Rules

SAN VIGILIO 2011

Presentation by Tom Wright - Hawkins Wright: Focus on China

SAN VIGILIO 2011

Presentation by Oliver Landsell, Hawkins Wright: Outlook for Market Pulp Supply and Demand

SAN VIGILIO 2011

Presentation by Paolo Mattei and Massimo Ramunni: Print Power & Two Sides

Scarperia 2012

Saara Soderberg's Presentation

Scarperia 2012

Antonio Cristofanelli's Presentation

Scarperia 2012

Roger Wright's Presentation

SFM Comparison

A comparison between existing practices of Sustainable Forest Management

Illegal Timber

New European Laws Come Into Force

The Boston Consulting Group

Presentaion by Kirsten Lange of The Boston Consulting Group given during Europulp meeting in Montecatini in September 2009 about Perspectives on the global crisis and opportunities for pulp in Europe

THE CHINA COMPASS

Study on China

Tirrenia 2010

Presentation Due Diligence on illegal logging

Tirrenia 2010

WWF Presentation

Tirrenia 2010

Print Power Presentation