BRUSSELS, May 4, 2016 (Press Release) -For the eighth time, FEFCO (European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers) and CCB (Cepi ContainerBoard) updated the “European Database for Corrugated Board Life Cycle Studies”. The data represent the weighted averages of the inputs and outputs (gate-to-gate) from the participating production sites per ton corrugated board product for the year 2014.
With this work being done over 20 years now, the Corrugated Board Industry continues contributing to the need for transparent, high quality environmental data for LCA studies.Read more
UETERSEN, Germany, May 4, 2016 (Press Release) -Feldmuehle Uetersen’s entire product offering will be on show at drupa 2016. The portfolio includes products from the company’s segments Board Solutions, Liner Options, Labelling Applications, Flexible Packaging and Graphical Printing. The focus will be on VivaCard and MediaLiner, materials for modern POS solutions that meet the requirements for holistic packaging design.Read more
STOCKHOLM, May 2, 2016 (Press Release) -Together with Vasa Brewery, SCA has designed and launched a unique “hockey rink” tray for 50 cl beverage bottles. Arcwise® is the SCA-developed corrugated packaging concept with rounded shapes.
Vasa Brewery is happy about the new opportunities that Arcwise® offers.Read more
STOCKHOLM, April 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Innventia is involved in three new European projects aiming for innovative solutions for a future bioeconomy. PULPACKTION will develop packaging solutions for specific food and electronic packaging applications. The objective for NeoCel is to processes enabling the sustainable production of textile fibres and the BIOSKOH project will showcase how a number of Innovation Stepping Stones can realise a breakthrough in techno-economic viability of lignocellulosic biorefineries.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, April 29, 2016 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the board maschine rebuilt at the Iggesund mill in Workington, England. The new, state-of-the-art press section delivered by ANDRITZ will increase the production capacity by 20,000 tons, reaching 220,000 tons per year, and will further enhance the product quality and runability of the board machine at the same time. Energy consumption has also been reduced by almost 10 percent.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, April 27, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa, an expert in complete Bag-in-Box® packaging solutions and one of the leading providers of paper based packaging solutions in the world, has announced its collaboration with Maison Johanès Boubée, one of the major players in the French wine trade.Read more
CORONA, CA , April 27, 2016 (PRNewswire) -FoldedColor Packaging is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Silver Edison Award for www.FoldedColor.com, its revolutionary web-to-carton solution for cost-effective, high-quality production of short-run folding carton orders. The award was presented last week during the Edison Awards Gala at The Capitale in New York. Several members of FoldedColor's leadership team, including Jan Steiner, president and CEO, were in attendance.Read more
ALFELD, Germany , April 27, 2016 (Press Release) -Sappi introduces Algro Guard OHG, a new high-barrier paper-based packaging solution. With integrated barriers and heat sealing properties the paper is suitable for flexible packaging applications. According to its first user, Belgian chocolate producer Delafaille, this new innovative paper is the perfect solution for packaging designers and producers, sure to add pleasure to the consumer experience.Read more