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UMV to supply sizing machine to Ahlstrom’s new glass fiber machine in Madisonville, KY Ahlstrom in Madisonville, Kentucky has awarded UMV Coating Systems a contract to supply a sizer to their new glass fiber tissue line UMV Coating Systems will supply the TWIN™ Sizer, Rod a film sizing unit to Ahlstrom’s new glass fiber tissue line in Madisonville, KY site… Read more →

UMV Coating Systems awarded Nordic Growth Company status by UC UMV has been officially awarded Nordic Growth Company status by UC, Sweden’s leading business and credit reference agency. The status relates to performance in the previous financial year. UMV has shown strong growth despite the ongoing pandemic, clearly indicating a great need for surface treatment technology especially within sustainable packaging… Read more →

UMV to present recent studies on cup-stock with water based barrier coating and the impact of application technologies The presentation will be held at TAPPICON2021 Coating & GraphicArts, Session6, Wednesday October, 6th 08:00 EST, 14:00 CET The study will give input to questions like: How the metering and application technology makes a difference in the barrier characteristics If it’s possible… Read more →

Customer article: LAS® in WestRock, Mahrt mill, US The below article was published in the mill’s internal news and UMV appreciates the permission to publish it here. “After more than three years of designing, planning and waiting, the new Liquid Application System (LAS®) manufactured by UMV Coating Systems is up and running on the No. 2 paper machine at the Mahrt… Read more →

Mehali Papers – 18 months with INVO® Tip We got a chance to talk to Ashraf Nathani, the managing director of Mehali, a relatively new founded company. Their 250,000 tpa coated duplex board machine was taken into commercial production in December 2016. However, the Nathani family is one of the most respected in Indian papermaking through their background in Ruby… Read more →

Paper Province Award 2020 to UMV Coating Systems On November 12th UMV was announced as the winners of the award in strong competition with other companies from the paper industry. Per Emilsson and Håkan Karlsson from UMV proudly received the award in this years online event. Award motivation “For their world-leading and long-term development work in sustainable surface treatment technology… Read more →

UMV Coating System Global Customer Support Update, Toniolo Ibérica Joins UMV Coating Systems strengthens the customer support network as Toniolo Ibérica S.L will represent the company in Spain and Portugal. Toniolo Ibérica is a well-established company with more than 40 years in the Paper industry. The customer network in combination with a coating technology leader will create opportunities for Spanish… Read more →

Video – Water based barriers for food packaging Sustainability for personal health is one of the world’s most important challenges. Consumers are pursuing for “green” products and in addition to this there are increased regulations set by authorities for packaging material and waste. As an example, FDA in the US announced on July 31st that they agreed with manufacturers to… Read more →