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.Read more
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.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 30, 2016 (Press Release) -After a comprehensive rebuild supplied by Valmet the rebuilt paper machine PM6 at VPK Paper's Oudegem mill in Belgium has been successfully started. The rebuild in the forming, drying and reeling sections will lift up PM6's production capacity from approximately 185,000 t/a to some 200,000 t/a of high quality packaging grades.
The rebuild was executed in spring 2016 with 148 workers on site during 11 days. Safety is top priority in Valmet's projects, and the rebuild was carried out with no accidents.Read more
HELSINKI, Aug. 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Stora Enso is investing a total of EUR 6.6 million in the corrugated packaging business in Sweden. The aim is to strengthen competitiveness and to improve printing quality and service to customers. The investment encompasses a new corrugated cutting machine with high-quality printing in the Jönköping factory, and a smaller upgrade of the cutting system in the Skene factory.
Implementation will begin in the first quarter of 2017 in both Jönköping and Skene. In May 2017, the investment is expected to be in operation.Read more
KENDAL, UK, Aug. 26, 2016 (Press Release) -British master papermaker James Cropper is set to take a bite of the food packaging industry by unveiling its first ever food contact-approved range of papers at this year’s Luxe Pack exhibition in Monaco.
The luxurious range, named Dolcelicious, is designed to elevate the packaging experience for premium food brands and is suitable for contact with dry, moist and fatty foodstuffs. The range is available in 11 eye-catching colours, including Lemon Drizzle, Liquorice, Silver Spoon and Kiwi Fizz.Read more
IGGESUND, Sweden, Aug. 26, 2016 (Press Release) -The award-winning packaging designed by Van Heertum Design contains luxurious delicacies from the Italian company San Mauro and is made of Invercote G 240 g/m2 from Iggesund Paperboard. The unique bipartite packaging beat out tough competition to bring home the Red Dot Award 2016: Communication Design.Read more
SAO PAULO, Aug. 23, 2016 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil's largest paper producer and exporter and the leading manufacturer of corrugated board packaging and industrial bags, is participating in the first edition of Innovapack, the only event in Latin America focused on design, trends and innovation for final packaging of the food industry. The fair is being organized at Transamérica Expo Center in São Paulo, from August 23 to 25.Read more
HOCKENHEIM, Germany, Aug. 24, 2016 (Press Release) -It’s convenient, catches the eye and provides an even larger decoration area: At the FachPack trade show in Nuremberg Sonoco Consumer Products Europe will unveil its Square-Can, a rigid paper container in a nearly square format. Particularly in combination with another recent innovation from the packaging specialist – plastic lids decorated using in-mould labelling technology (IML) – the new package opens up a whole new range of design possibilities.Read more