July 2016

Evergreen Packaging mill driving recycled tire-derived fuel growth in Arkansas county

July 29, 2016 - 14:04
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PINE BLUFF, AR, July 29, 2016 (Local News) -During the three-month period ending in June, Jefferson County Recycling shipped more than 132 tons of tire derived fuel to Evergreen Packaging, according to a report submitted to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.

The tire-derived fuel or TDF, is made by grinding up used tires at the county’s recycling center on Gravel Pit Road.

Wheelabrator to commence construction of Kemsley, UK, energy-from-waste facility; will also supply steam heat to DS Smith mill

July 29, 2016 - 12:06
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LONDON, July 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Wheelabrator Technologies today reached financial close on a new 550,000 tonnes per year energy-from-waste facility at Kemsley in Kent.

“To achieve financial close is a significant milestone and I’m very proud of our team for making this possible, and excited to welcome a second facility in the UK to our fleet,” said Wheelabrator President and CEO Robert Boucher.

Paper, wood products manufacturers “beyond disappointed” with D.C. Circuit Court partial vacatur of Boiler MACT rule

July 29, 2016 - 11:04
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WASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2016 (Press Release) -As boiler operations are crucial to paper and wood manufacturers’ ability to generate energy, American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement in response to the District of Columbia (D.C.) Circuit Court decision to vacate key parts of  the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule.

GE Power to supply LM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbine for Bio-PAPPEL’s San Juan del Rio paper mill in Mexico

July 29, 2016 - 08:04
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    BADEN, Switzerland, July 28, 2016 (Press Release) -
  • GE to Supply LM2500+ Aeroderivative Gas Turbine and Long-Term Services to Bio-PAPPEL’s San Juan del Rio Notebook Paper Factory in State of Querétaro
  • GE’s Proven LM2500+ Gas Turbine Technology to Provide On-Site Power and Heat to Help Bio-PAPPEL Meet Paper Production Targets
  • Multiyear Services Agreement to Include Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics to Ensure Availability of Cogeneration Plant

Arjowiggins Graphic to showcase its paper and packaging products at LUXE PACK in Monaco from Sept 21 - 23

July 29, 2016 - 07:43

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France, July 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Arjowiggins Graphic, the specialist manufacturer of recycled papers, will promote its market leading sustainable paper and packaging products at LUXE PACK Monaco (21 – 23 September 2016). At the event, Arjowiggins Graphic will showcase a complete range of bright white recycled solutions that are perfectly suitable for the luxury packaging that works well across a range of applications including shopping bags, gift vouchers and brand packaging.

PMP implements Intelli-Nip shoe press technology at Poland's Apis to convert PM to liner grades

July 29, 2016 - 05:46
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JELENIA GORA, Poland, July 29, 2016 (Press Release) -In February 2016, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) launched another Intelli-Nip Shoe Press as a core technological item of a new press section Intelli-Press for Apis Sp. z o.o., Szczecin-Skolwin, Poland.

Smurfit Kappa Zedek wins two POPAI awards for creative retail marketing in Düsseldorf, Germany

July 29, 2016 - 03:46

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Zedek has been recognised for its creativity and innovation in retail marketing and point-of-purchase advertising displays by winning two POPAI Awards.

The POPAI awards showcase best practice in retail marketing across Germany, Austria and Switzerland and were presented at a spectacular ceremony in Düsseldorf.

Germany's disposable tableware manufacturer Papstar backs virgin fibre cardboard, warns against recycled cardboard

July 29, 2016 - 01:53

KALL, Germany, July 18, 2016 (Press Release) -Consumer protection organisations are warning of harmful mineral oils in foodstuffs as a result of the use of recycled cardboard for packaging. This also applies for pie bases as well as paper plates and bowls, which are used every day at the bakery. Sustainable disposable tableware manufacturer Papstar GmbH from the Eifel region has backed the use of FSC-certified cardboard from virgin fibre for many years.

APP showcases new products at specialty road show in Cape Town, South Africa

July 28, 2016 - 22:36

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 27, 2016 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp &Paper (APP) showcased new products for the South African market for the first time at a speciality road show in Cape Town last week. The road show featured guests from across the packaging, print and paper industries coming together to review the products being introduced and discuss wider trends in the industry.

Northern Pulp’s $35 million recovery boiler electrostatic precipitator marks one year at Nova Scotia kraft pulp mill in Canada

July 28, 2016 - 21:59
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ABERCROMBIE, NS, July 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Regulatory testing carried out in June on Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation’s (NPNS) $35-million recovery boiler electrostatic precipitator shows it continues to outperform expectations. The consistent test results confirm that the Kraft pulp mill continues to significantly reduce its environmental footprint.

The RISI Top 50 Power List 2016

July 28, 2016 - 05:24
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Welcome to the ninth edition of the RISI Power List. As per usual, some familiar names join (or rejoin) the list while others drop off and some new names make their debut. Another very familiar (and polarizing) name makes a first appearance and depending on how things go in November, he may repeat.

PPC's 73rd North American Paperboard Packaging Competition reveals upcoming design trends for folding carton industry

July 28, 2016 - 05:23

SPRINGFIELD, MA, July 28, 2016 (Press Release) -The judging of the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) 73rd North American Paperboard Packaging Competition took place in mid July. While the winning designs will be revealed at the association’s upcoming Fall Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, the competition reveled upcoming trends that carton converters and packaging executives should take into consideration today.

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