January 2018

Graphic Packaging to launch new Integraflex packaging solution at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, the UK from Feb 28-Mar 1

January 19, 2018 - 04:39

ATLANTA, GA, Jan. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Designed for hassle-free on-the-go eating, Integraflex combines the best characteristics of folding carton and flexible packaging to deliver a user-friendly compact pack that’s simple to open and reseal.

Rakhee Karia, GPI European Marketing Manager, said: “We are looking forward to showcasing Integraflex at Packaging Innovations and excited to share its outstanding convenience features.

Andritz to supply new 100,000 tonnes/yr bleached kraft paper machine PM 3 for Zellstoff Pöls' plant in Austria

January 19, 2018 - 02:15
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GRAZ, Austria, Jan. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria, to supply a large paper machine for the production of bleached kraft paper grades. At the Pöls location, the ANDRITZ PrimeLine MG plant will produce environmentally friendly MG paper for flexible packaging and release applications. With an annual capacity of 100,000 t and a design speed of 1,400 m/min., PM3 is setting a new benchmark in the production of this type of product.

Domtar ranked 42 on Newsweek Green Rankings 2017 list

January 19, 2018 - 01:35
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FORT MILL, SC, Jan. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -At Domtar, sustainability means taking a longer-term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that a major news magazine recognized us as a top-50 U.S. green company in its year-end sustainability rankings of the largest publicly traded companies in the United States.

Port Hawkesbury Paper takes downtime as energy prices soar for Nova Scotia mill

January 18, 2018 - 14:42
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TRURO, NS, Jan. 18, 2018 (Local News) -Port Hawkesbury Paper has been shut down for nearly two weeks over the past month.

The shutdowns haven’t resulted in layoffs and are caused by high electricity costs, said Archie MacLaughlan of Unifor Local 972, which represents the mill’s 300 workers.

“When the load is high we have to pay big rates,” said MacLachlan.

Truro Daily - Port Hawkesbury paper mill quiet as energy prices soar

INCPEN welcomes UK Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan

January 18, 2018 - 10:44
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LONDON, Jan. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -INCPEN’s CEO, Paul Vanston, joined the Prime Minister, the Secretary of State for the Environment, the Environment Minister and other high-profile ministers and guests at yesterday’s launch of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan (25YEP). As today is Day 2 of a 25-year project, INCPEN has reflected over the last 24 hours on the Government’s aims in the Plan.

US-based Sealed Air provides its TempGuard paper box liners to national meal kit delivery service Sun Basket

January 18, 2018 - 09:22

CHARLOTTE, NC, Jan. 18, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Sealed Air, a global leader in protective e-commerce packaging materials, is providing sustainable box liners to leading healthy, national meal kit delivery service Sun Basket. 

Italy's A.Celli announces new Extreme Automation business unit

January 18, 2018 - 09:15
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LUCCA, ITALY, Jan. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -With a view towards, INDUSTRY 4.0, Extreme Automation is the A.Celli Group’s answer for the efficiency of the production system.

Research, innovation and competitiveness are the drives for company progress.

And today more than ever, the revolution the great process change that affects every industrial sector and that A.Celli has interpreted through a precise vision christened «Extreme Automation».

James Cropper partners with Veolia waste management to establish cup collection stations as part of its CupCycling program

January 18, 2018 - 08:04
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KENDAL, UK, Jan. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Coffee culture is thriving, with many of us purchasing multiple on-the-go drinks of our favourite caffeine pick-me-up each day, leading to an estimated 3 billion coffee cups being used annually, but only a fraction of these being recycled.

James Cropper partners with Veolia waste management to establish cup collection stations as part of its CupCycling program

January 18, 2018 - 08:04

KENDAL, UK, Jan. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Coffee culture is thriving, with many of us purchasing multiple on-the-go drinks of our favourite caffeine pick-me-up each day, leading to an estimated 3 billion coffee cups being used annually, but only a fraction of these being recycled.

Clariant increases production capacity by 15% at its facility in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

January 18, 2018 - 06:29
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    MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • The global specialty chemicals company will increase its production capacity by around 15% in order to better serve the global market, particularly North and Latin America
  • The low double-digit million CHF investment in the facility reinforces Mexico's strategic position within the company
  • Since its opening in 2002, the Coatzacoalcos plant has expanded continuously over the last 15 years in order to support customers' growth

Clariant increases production capacity by 15% at its facility in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

January 18, 2018 - 06:29
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    MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • The global specialty chemicals company will increase its production capacity by around 15% in order to better serve the global market, particularly North and Latin America
  • The low double-digit million CHF investment in the facility reinforces Mexico's strategic position within the company
  • Since its opening in 2002, the Coatzacoalcos plant has expanded continuously over the last 15 years in order to support customers' growth

Italy's Recard to supply new 115 tonne/day tissue PM 2 to Lilas-subsidiary Azur Papier in Tunis, Tunisia

January 18, 2018 - 05:07
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LUCCA, ITALY, Jan. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -A growing, strengthened relationship between Recard and Azur Papier, the company belonging to the group Lilas SAH (Société d’Articles Hygiéniques) headquartered in Tunis, that once again chose the Lucca company to enhance its production capacity. The supply entails a turnkey plant, with two virgin fiber stock preparation lines, a feeding unit, two rewinders and ancillary equipment, and is earmarked for the Zriba facility, 60 km south of Tunis, with start-up scheduled by the end of 2018.

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