January 2018

Tetra Pak listed on CDP Supplier Climate A list for second time

January 29, 2018 - 07:24
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Jan. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak has ​today (Monday 29th January)​ been named on the CDP Supplier Climate A list for the second time, as well as being announced as a CDP Forests A list in December, also for the second time. We have been reporting to the CDP Supplier Climate programme since 2009 and to the Forests programme since it was first established in 2015. Reporting to CDP highlights Tetra Pak’s commitment to transparency and measurement of its sustainability positioning.

Smurfit Kappa becomes official partner of Concours International Wine in Box contest in Toulouse, France on March 23

January 29, 2018 - 06:16

DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa, expert in complete Bag-in-Box packaging solutions, is official partner of the Concours International Wine in Box contest once again.

Smurfit Kappa has had a strategic partnership with the prestigious Bag-in-Box wine contest since it began four years ago. During that time, the contest, which involves 130 wineries from 15 countries, has become a trusted global reference for consumers.

UK's water industry announces new Refill campaign to reduce plastic bottle use by millions

January 29, 2018 - 05:22
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LONDON, Jan. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -People will be able to refill water bottles for free in tens of thousands of places in England in future following the announcement of a new national scheme by the water industry today (Thursday 25th January 2018). It’s estimated that the new scheme will cut plastic bottle use by tens of millions each year as well as substantially increasing the availability of high quality drinking water.

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

Spain's Pasaban to upgrade Iggesund's Workington mill in the UK with two KB-2300 sheeters

January 29, 2018 - 04:41

TOLOSA, Spain, Jan. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -The two KB2300 board sheeters will contribute to the British plant to continue offering a high-quality product alongside impeccable service. 

Iggesund, an important Swedish group and a benchmark in the board mills on a global scale, produces two of the highest quality paperboard products in the market. In their Workington (UK) plant they make “Incada” folding box board. The brand is used for packaging in sectors with high quality requirements, such as the food, cosmetics, electronics and the pharmaceutical.  

Spain's Pasaban to upgrade Iggesund's Workington mill in the UK with two KB-2300 sheeters

January 29, 2018 - 04:41
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TOLOSA, Spain, Jan. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -The two KB2300 board sheeters will contribute to the British plant to continue offering a high-quality product alongside impeccable service. 

Iggesund, an important Swedish group and a benchmark in the board mills on a global scale, produces two of the highest quality paperboard products in the market. In their Workington (UK) plant they make “Incada” folding box board. The brand is used for packaging in sectors with high quality requirements, such as the food, cosmetics, electronics and the pharmaceutical.  

Valmet to supply new waste-to-energy boiler plant for Shanying Huazhong Paper's mill in Jingzhou, China

January 29, 2018 - 04:03
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ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet and Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd. have signed a contract regarding a delivery of a mill waste-fired boiler plant to Shanying Huazhong Paper's paper mill, in the city of Jingzhou in Hubei province, China. The new waste-to-energy boiler plant will supply electricity for the paper mill and enables the mill to utilize all of its mill waste in energy production.

The order was included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2017 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Huhtamaki to establish joint venture with UK-based Smith Anderson Group to manufacture foodservice paper bags at its facility in Czeladz, Poland

January 29, 2018 - 03:07

ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki has agreed to establish a joint venture with Smith Anderson Group Limited, one of Europe's leading paper bag suppliers, to manufacture and sell foodservice paper bags in Eastern Europe. The joint venture will start manufacturing paper bags at Huhtamaki's facility in Czeladz, Poland. Manufacturing operations are expected to begin during Q1 2018. Huhtamaki currently manufactures paper bags in Russia only and this initiative further strengthens its position as a one-stop-shop to foodservice customers.

Metsä Board's Better with Less – Design Challenge collaborates with Pro Carton Young Designers Award

January 29, 2018 - 00:53

ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, the leading producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards launched the Better with Less – Design Challenge last November. This international packaging design competition aims to find new more environmentally-friendly and functional packaging solutions for some of the world’s most frequently used and fastest growing types of consumer packages, including takeaway meals, e-commerce, wellness, cosmetics and dry food.

SABIC acquires 24.99% stake in Clariant

January 26, 2018 - 19:16
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MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Jan. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today acknowledges the investment by chemical industry peer and partner SABIC, which has acquired a 24.99% stake in Clariant. The acquisition of these stakes, which were previously held by White Tale and 40 North, makes SABIC the largest Clariant shareholder.

Orient Paper takes temporary suspension of production due to mandated restriction on natural gas supply in North China

January 26, 2018 - 18:32
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BAODING, China, Jan. 26, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Orient Paper, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that it will temporarily suspend all of its production lines due to mandated restriction/suspension of natural gas supply (the "Restriction") for all natural gas consumption industries, including the paper manufacturing industry in order to secure adequate natural gas to households uses in urban and rural areas in Hebei Province.

Orient Paper takes temporary suspension of production due to mandated restriction on natural gas supply in North China

January 26, 2018 - 18:32
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BAODING, China, Jan. 26, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Orient Paper, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that it will temporarily suspend all of its production lines due to mandated restriction/suspension of natural gas supply (the "Restriction") for all natural gas consumption industries, including the paper manufacturing industry in order to secure adequate natural gas to households uses in urban and rural areas in Hebei Province.

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