August 2016

FEFCO: University of Bologna's new research shows corrugated trays keep fruits and vegetables fresher than RPCs

August 31, 2016 - 22:46

BRUSSELS, Aug. 31, 2016 (Press Release) -Corrugated fruit and vegetable packaging outperforms returnable plastic crates (RPCs) when it comes to micro-biological contamination. Corrugated trays keep fruit fresh for up to three days longer, according to a recent study.

Cellwood to supply new Krima hot dispersing Unit to Shree Ajit Pulp and Paper in India

August 30, 2016 - 22:53

NASSJO, Sweden, Aug. 29, 2016 (Press Release) -As part of a stock preparation upgrade, the Shree Ajit chooses the best available dispersing technology.

The Krima Hot Dispersing will be installed to improve their end product quality. With this new order, Cellwood strengthens its position as a world leading supplier of Hot Dispersing Systems.

Agenda 2020-sponsored project to increase fibre yield to receive funding from US DOE

August 30, 2016 - 22:34
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WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -An Agenda 2020-sponsored effort to improve pulping is among 13 projects designated for $3.8 million total funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through a program designed to spur the use of high-performance supercomputers to increase U.S. industrial energy efficiency and reduce environmental impacts.

Solid board made of tomato plants wins Packaging Europe Sustainability Awards 2016

August 30, 2016 - 14:34
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GRONINGEN/HOOGKERK, The Netherlands, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The winner of the Packaging Europe Sustainability Awards 2016 is the unique solid board enriched with tomato plant fibres, produced by SOLIDUS SOLUTIONS. This competition was organized for the second time by Packaging Europe, the renowned, international trade magazine about packaging. In each of the eight categories a winner was elected and the solid board enriched with tomato plant fibres won in the category ‘biobased packaging'.

American Forest & Paper Assn welcomes legislators on forestry tour in Arkansas

August 30, 2016 - 14:20
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WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) applauds Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) and Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR-04) as they tour Arkansas counties this week on their #SeedToSawmill tour. The tour will promote forest health and highlight the industry’s deep economic benefits to the state of Arkansas. They will examine each aspect of forestry, from the planting to its use in products such as paper and building materials.

Mondi to showcase printing and packaging paper solutions at FachPack 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany from Sept 27-29

August 30, 2016 - 08:16

VIENNA, Austria, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Customer workshop & live lab to give exclusive insights into packaging paper’s technical printing possibilities and the R&D activities of Mondi’s Print Competence Centre

Walki's new production unit starts up at Valkeakoski plant in Finland

August 30, 2016 - 06:36

ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The new production unit in Walki’s Valkeakoski plant has made the first deliveries to customers. So far the production line has met expectations.

The new production line comes with the latest technology when it comes to quality measurement and process control systems, ensuring high and consistent quality.

UPM Raflatac collaborates with Brazilian converter Baumgarten to study environmental impact of labels

August 30, 2016 - 04:55
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MILLS RIVER, NC, Aug. 29, 2016 (Press Release) -To help understand the full "label life" of their products, from the extraction of raw materials to delivery of finished label stock to customers, UPM Raflatac has collaborated with leading Brazilian converter Baumgarten on a life-cycle assessment (LCA) of label material release liners, with exciting results to report. These two frontrunner companies in the label value chain have adopted this voluntary guidance to assess - and reduce - their impact on the environment.

Huhtamaki's single use paperboard hot cup range receives Nordic Ecolabel and right to use Swan logo

August 30, 2016 - 03:56

ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki Foodservice Nordic is the first to introduce a single use paperboard hot cup range with the Nordic Ecolabel and the right to use the Swan logo. The cups produced in Hämeenlinna, Finland, meet all the criteria of the Nordic Ecolabel. The cups are targeted for cafés, restaurants and catering services. 

Huhtamaki's single use paperboard hot cup range receives Nordic Ecolabel and right to use Swan logo

August 30, 2016 - 03:56
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki Foodservice Nordic is the first to introduce a single use paperboard hot cup range with the Nordic Ecolabel and the right to use the Swan logo. The cups produced in Hämeenlinna, Finland, meet all the criteria of the Nordic Ecolabel. The cups are targeted for cafés, restaurants and catering services. 

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