May 2017

Environmental issues stifle Tranlin in Virginia as testing continues in China that would help with project’s pollution permits, credits

May 31, 2017 - 17:52
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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA, May 31, 2017 (Local News) -The future of a $2 billion proposed paper mill in Chesterfield may hinge on the success of its Chinese parent company’s efforts to develop new technology in China.

TRESU to showcase its iCoat 30000 inline flexo coating system with HP Indigo presses at Dscoop EMEA 2017 in Lyon, France from June 7-9

May 31, 2017 - 06:20

KOLDING, Denmark, May 31, 2017 (Press Release) -At Dscoop EMEA 2017, TRESU demonstrates its iCoat 30000 inline flexo coating system for applying varnishes and metallic finishes to folding cartons and synthetic packaging materials that are digitally printed with HP Indigo presses (Lyon, France, 7-9 June 2017). Additionally, the company will exhibit a complete workflow of imaging and consumable products for the process.

BIR Paper Division highlights increased freight costs for recovered paper shipments between Europe and China

May 31, 2017 - 05:27
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BRUSSELS, May 31, 2017 (Press Release) -An “explosion” in container rates “had nearly dealt a death blow to the shipping of recovered paper”, the latest BIR Paper Division meeting was told by its outgoing President, Reinhold Schmidt of Germany-based Recycling Karla Schmidt. Freight costs for shipments between Europe and China had soared more than US$ 1000 per container - or US$ 40 a tonne - in the opening months of 2017, delegates learned at the gathering in Hong Kong on May 23.

Kruger successfully completes start-up phase of 360,000 tonne/yr linerboard PM 10; starts production of XTR linerboard

May 31, 2017 - 05:21

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, May 31, 2017 (CNW) -Kruger Inc. today announced that it has completed the start-up phase of No. 10 Linerboard Machine and begun production of XTR, a next-generation product offering the highest strength-to-basis-weight ratio in North America. XTR is 100%-recycled and backed by Kruger's 50+ years of experience in the production of eco-friendly containerboard products.

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Kruger successfully completes start-up phase of 360,000 tonne/yr linerboard PM 10; starts production of XTR linerboard

May 31, 2017 - 05:21
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TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, May 31, 2017 (CNW) -Kruger Inc. today announced that it has completed the start-up phase of No. 10 Linerboard Machine and begun production of XTR, a next-generation product offering the highest strength-to-basis-weight ratio in North America. XTR is 100%-recycled and backed by Kruger's 50+ years of experience in the production of eco-friendly containerboard products.

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Tetra Pak and Indian Army set up new carton recycling plant in Haiderbeg, India

May 31, 2017 - 05:04
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NEW DELHI, India, May 30, 2017 (PRNewswire) -The Indian Army is associated with numerous efforts to conserve nature and promote a sense of responsibility toward the environment. As a step in the same direction Counter Insurgency Force (CIF) Kilo has undertaken an environment project for recycling of used Tetra Pak cartons, in association with Tetra Pak India.

AkzoNobel increases organic peroxide capacity after completion of expansion project at its polymer chemistry production facility in Los Reyes, Mexico

May 31, 2017 - 04:52
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , May 31, 2017 (Press Release) -AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business has taken another significant step in cementing its industry leadership in organic peroxides with the completion of an expansion project at its Polymer Chemistry production facility in Los Reyes, Mexico.

The investment will increase the company's peroxyester capacity in North America by 40%, substantially increasing the supply of essential ingredients for customers in the polymer industry.

Valmet to supply IQ moisturizer system to Schumacher Poledno's corrugated line in Bukowiec, Poland

May 31, 2017 - 04:09

ESPOO, Finland, May 31, 2017 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Schumacher Poledno's corrugated line in Bukowiec, Poland. The Valmet IQ Moisturizer with two beams will enable the mill to improve corrugated board quality and reduce production losses caused by warped board. The system will be started up in July 2017.

The order is included in Valmet's second quarter 2017 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Typically, the order value of these kinds of automation system deliveries is below EUR one million.

KaiCell Fibers completes technical-commercial feasibility study to develop Paltamo biorefinery in Finland

May 31, 2017 - 03:51
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KAJAANI, Finland, May 31, 2017 (Press Release) -Having completed a technical-commercial feasibility study (FS), mainly delivered by CTS Engtec Oy, KaiCell Fibers are getting ready for the next steps towards making the biorefinery in Paltamo, northeast Finland, a reality.

Chadha Papers mill in Uttar Pradesh fined for effluent violation

May 30, 2017 - 18:25
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NEW DELHI, May 30, 2017 (Local News) -A paper mill in Uttar Pradesh will have to pay a fine of Rs 30 lakh for discharging untreated effluent in the open and operating without permission, the National Green Tribunal has ordered. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar slapped the fine on Rampur-based Chadha Papers Limited after an inspection team found that the discharge from the unit was beyond the permissible standards.

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