July 2017

Potsdam Specialty Paper completes $2 million expansion project at its mill in Potsdam, NY; to create 22 new jobs

July 31, 2017 - 10:10
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ALBANY, NY, July 28, 2017 (Press Release) -Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Potsdam Specialty Paper, a specialized paper manufacturer in the North Country, has completed an expansion project that will create 22 new jobs at the facility. The expansion in St. Lawrence County is supported by a 400-kilowatt allocation of low-cost hydropower from the New York Power Authority's St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project.

Potsdam Specialty Paper completes $2 million expansion project at its mill in Potsdam, NY; to create 22 new jobs

July 31, 2017 - 10:10
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ALBANY, NY, July 28, 2017 (Press Release) -Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Potsdam Specialty Paper, a specialized paper manufacturer in the North Country, has completed an expansion project that will create 22 new jobs at the facility. The expansion in St. Lawrence County is supported by a 400-kilowatt allocation of low-cost hydropower from the New York Power Authority's St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project.

Sonoco releases its 2016-2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

July 31, 2017 - 09:23
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HARTSVILLE, SC, July 31, 2017 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has released its 2016-2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report, which is available on the Company’s website at www.sonoco.com/sustainability, celebrates Sonoco’s successful projects while reporting on the Company’s significant progress toward long-term sustainability goals.

Sonoco releases its 2016-2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

July 31, 2017 - 09:23
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HARTSVILLE, SC, July 31, 2017 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has released its 2016-2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report, which is available on the Company’s website at www.sonoco.com/sustainability, celebrates Sonoco’s successful projects while reporting on the Company’s significant progress toward long-term sustainability goals.

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UPM Paper ENA achieves EU Ecolabel certification for all its graphic paper grades

July 31, 2017 - 05:49
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HELSINKI, July 31, 2017 (Press Release) -Following its Biofore approach, UPM Paper ENA has reached the next significant milestone in the company's sustainability journey, as now all its mills produce papers that are awarded with the EU Ecolabel. The UPM Hürth paper mill completed the full range on June 5th, when its products received the EU Ecolabel certificate. The mill achieved the needed reduction in emissions by switching to more sustainable sources of energy.

New report from Scottish Environment Protection Agency takes aim at contamination in recycling system

July 31, 2017 - 04:33
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STIRLING, Scotland, July 27, 2017 (Press Release) -Contamination of waste being sent to Scotland’s material recovery facilities (MRFs) is hindering Scotland’s ability to maximise the quantity and quality of material available from recycling, according to a report published today (27 July) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

Rengo subsidiary Tri-Wall establishes joint venture TW Michigan with Detroit, MI-based HG Packaging

July 31, 2017 - 04:25
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OSAKA, Japan, July 14, 2017 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that its consolidated subsidiary Tri-Wall Limited has established TW Michigan Inc., a joint venture in Michigan, United States, for manufacturing and sales of heavy duty packaging materials, through Tri-Wall’s wholly-owned subsidiary.

TW Michigan is a joint venture with HG Packaging, LLC, a company located in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan which mainly supplies heavy duty packaging for automobile component manufacturers.

Erving Paper reaches tentative agreement with town over wastewater sludge at Massachusetts mill

July 28, 2017 - 15:29
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ERVING, MA, July 28, 2017 (Local News) -The town of Erving selectboard gave tentative approval to a new agreement with Erving Paper Mill to accept sludge from the Millers Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant, pending a formal contract accepted by both parties.

Representatives from the paper mill attended Wednesday night’s selectboard meeting and offered a proposal based on previous conversations with the town.

Recorder - Erving approves wastewater, paper mill deal

Erving Paper reaches tentative agreement with town over wastewater sludge at Massachusetts mill

July 28, 2017 - 15:29
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ERVING, MA, July 28, 2017 (Local News) -The town of Erving selectboard gave tentative approval to a new agreement with Erving Paper Mill to accept sludge from the Millers Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant, pending a formal contract accepted by both parties.

Representatives from the paper mill attended Wednesday night’s selectboard meeting and offered a proposal based on previous conversations with the town.

Recorder - Erving approves wastewater, paper mill deal

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