September 2016

KapStone to showcase its Kraftpak paperboard product line at Packaging that Sells Conference in Chicago from Oct 3-5

September 30, 2016 - 07:49

NORTHBROOK, IL , Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (the “Company” or “KapStone”) today announced that the Company will be present at the Packaging that Sells Conference being held in Chicago from October 3 through 5 to showcase its Kraftpak paperboard product line.

Lucart Group's Fiberpack project wins "Best in Class" award at 14th Sodalitas Social Award in Milan, Italy

September 30, 2016 - 06:05
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LUCCA, ITALY, Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Thanks to the results achieved and for having been able to jointly meet the expectations of Growth, Sustainability, Innovation and Inclusion, the Lucart spa Fiberpack® project has won the special award "Best in Class", as part of the 14th edition of the "Sodalitas Social Award ". The award ceremony was held in the presence of numerous authorities at “Palazzo Mezzanotte “ in Milan on Friday 30th September and Lucart's Sales and Marketing Manager Mr Guido Pasquini accepted the award.

Flint Group confirms sale of its European publication gravure ink business to Sun Chemical

September 30, 2016 - 05:41
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LUXEMBOURG, Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -Flint Group has today confirmed the sale of its European publication gravure ink business to Sun Chemical in a deal which includes all product portfolios relating to Flint Group’s European publication gravure product range.

Forests Ontario joins Two Sides to promote responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper

September 30, 2016 - 05:09
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CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Forests Ontario has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper.

Södra inaugurates Värö pulp mill in Sweden following major revamp to expand capacity

September 30, 2016 - 04:54
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VAXJO, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The equipment is in place and production has now commenced. Södra’s new pulp mill in Värö was officially inaugurated on Friday 30 September. "We are delighted to announce that production is under way. Our focus in the immediate future will be on ramping up the production rate," said Gunilla Saltin, Business Area President of Södra Cell.

Södra inaugurates Värö pulp mill in Sweden - major capacity expansion

September 30, 2016 - 04:54
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VAXJO, Sweden, Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The equipment is in place and production has now commenced. Södra’s new pulp mill in Värö was officially inaugurated on Friday 30 September. "We are delighted to announce that production is under way. Our focus in the immediate future will be on ramping up the production rate," said Gunilla Saltin, Business Area President of Södra Cell.

Valmet to supply new rewinder to Roto-cart's greenfield tissue converting plant in Castelminio di Resana, Italy

September 30, 2016 - 01:21
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -The Italian tissue converting company Roto-cart Spa has selected Valmet as supplier for their new rewinder to be installed at the greenfield converting plant in Castelminio di Resana in Italy. The new site will be one of the biggest in the country.

The order was included in Valmet's second quarter 2016, orders received. The new Focus Reelite 20 ENS rewinder is planned to be in operation during the first quarter of 2017.

Sofidel achieves FSC chain of custody label for its tissue products in Italy, UK, Spain, France and Benelux region

September 30, 2016 - 00:58
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PORCARI, Italy, Sept. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -100% of tissue paper products in the consumer sector of Sofidel Group – renowned in Italy particularly for its brand Regina – in Italy, Great Britain, Spain, France and the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) will bear the FSC chain of custody label.

The decision was announced during FSC Friday, the international annual event of which Sofidel is main sponsor in Italy, that aims to raise awareness among businesses and consumers regarding responsible forest management.

Germany's Deutsche Post DHL Group to acquire entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of UK Mail for £242.7 million

September 30, 2016 - 00:36
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BONN, Germany, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Deutsche Post DHL Group, the worlds leading mail and logistics group, has reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer to acquire the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of UK Mail Group plc (UK Mail), one of the largest integrated mail and parcel operators within the UK. The acquisition will allow Deutsche Post DHL Group to bring its expertise in e-commerce and parcel delivery together with UK Mails existing customer base and network, to drive substantial shareholder value.

ACE states 44% beverage cartons recycled in Europe in 2015; total recovery rate at 74%

September 30, 2016 - 00:23
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Europe recycled 44% of beverage cartons in 2015, according to industry-wide figures. This corresponds to some 400.000 tonnes, or over 16 billion used beverage cartons recycled, in more than 20 paper mills in Europe. The total recovery rate (recycling and energy recovery) reached 74%.

Annick Carpentier, Director General of ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, said: “Our sector is committed to supporting and promoting beverage carton recycling, and we are happy to report a continued year-on-year increase.”

KBA and ALTANA's ACTEGA enter into strategic partnership for inline finishing

September 29, 2016 - 23:43
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RADEBEUL, Germany, Sept. 29, 2016 (Press Release) -KBA-Sheetfed, the world's second-largest manufacturer of sheetfed offset printing presses, and ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants, a division of the global speciality chemicals group ALTANA, have forged a strategic alliance in the field of inline finishing. The new cooperation agreement further intensifies their existing partnership and places activities on an even higher, strategic level. ACTEGA products which have been tested on Rapida sheetfed offset presses are to carry the seal of quality “Approved and licensed varnish by KBA”.

Klaipedos Kartonas and Voith successfully complete first stage of PM 3 upgrade in Lithuania

September 29, 2016 - 22:34
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VILNIUS, Lithuania, Sept. 29, 2016 (Globe Newswire) -AB Grigeo Klaipėdos Kartonas, in cooperation with Voith GmbH owned by Voith Paper S.A., successfully completed the 1st stage of modernisation of cardboard paper production machine (hereinafter the PM3 paper machine) and made a decisive step towards the implementation of the strategic plan which, through the modernisation of the PM3 paper machine in three stages, will enable the company to double its production capacity in about 3-5 years.

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