March 2018

Georgia-Pacific gears up for maintenance outage at Foley Cellulose mill in Florida

March 30, 2018 - 16:31
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PERRY, FL, March 30, 2018 (Local News) -Perry and Taylor County officials, as well as many local businesses, will be gearing up for a flood of out-of-town contract workers over the next several weeks, as Georgia-Pacific’s Foley Cellulose mill is preparing for a major “cold mill outage” scheduled in late April.

Perry Newspapers - Mill gears up for outage

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OMET to present its ASV Line for interfolded tissue products at IT’s Tissue 2018 in Italy from June 25-29

March 30, 2018 - 10:18
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LECCO, Italy, March 30, 2018 (Press Release) -A new line dedicated to interfolded tissue products and many other exclusive surprises will take center stage at the production plant in Lecco and the showroom in Lucca. This is how OMET gets ready for the next edition of IT’s Tissue, from 25 to 29 June, an opportunity to dive into a real Italian technology excellence.

DowDuPont recommends its stockholders to reject TRC Capital's “mini-tender" offer to purchase up to 2 million shares of its common stock

March 30, 2018 - 09:14
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WILMINGTON, DE and MIDLAND, MI, March 29, 2018 (Business Wire) -DowDuPont™ today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited “mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares, or approximately 0.09 percent of outstanding shares, of DowDuPont Inc.’s common stock at $60.25 per share, which was approximately 4.46 percent below the closing share price of DowDuPont’s common stock on March 23, 2018 ($63.06), the last trading day prior to the date of TRC Capital’s mini-tender offer, and approximately 5.4 percent below the closing share price of DowDuPont c

International Paper, Amazon and Starbucks joins The Recycling Partnership as new funding partner

March 30, 2018 - 02:52
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FALLS CHURCH, VA, March 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Amazon, International Paper, and Starbucks Coffee Company have joined on as new funding partners of The Recycling Partnership, a rapidly growing national nonprofit that leverages corporate investment to transform recycling for good in hundreds of communities across the country. By supporting The Recycling Partnership, these major brands along with 34 other companies including Coca-Cola, Target, Pepsi and P&G are helping create more circular economy jobs, more material recovery and stronger, more equitable communities.

FPInnovations welcomes reaffirmed vote of confidence by government of Quebec

March 30, 2018 - 02:09
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MONTREAL, March 28, 2018 (Press Release) -FPInnovations is looking forward to continuing its close collaboration with the government of Quebec, as expressed in the Quebec government's latest economic plan. This Plan économique du Québec provides for an additional $6.5 million not only to train a highly qualified workforce to meet the needs of companies in the forest sector, but also to turn to advantage the wealth represented by Quebec's hardwood forests, and particularly in southern Quebec.

Kruger Specialty Papers joins Sustainable Packaging Coalition

March 29, 2018 - 12:30
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MONTREAL, March 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Kruger Specialty Papers is proud to announce that it has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a membership-based collaborative that believes in the power of industry to make packaging more sustainable.

Kruger Specialty Papers shares the SPC’s vision of a world where all packaging is manufactured responsibly using processes that minimize environmental impacts.

Smurfit Kappa joins UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate

March 29, 2018 - 04:27
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DUBLIN, Ireland, March 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has demonstrated its commitment to water sustainability by joining the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate.

The mandate has been designed to address the growing crisis in water and sanitation in many parts of the world by implementing a range of strategies and policies. Through the initiative, Smurfit Kappa will be collaborating with global brands including ABInBev, Danone, Heineken and Unilever to identify, explore and solve water challenges.

Smurfit Kappa joins UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate

March 29, 2018 - 04:27
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DUBLIN, Ireland, March 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has demonstrated its commitment to water sustainability by joining the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate.

The mandate has been designed to address the growing crisis in water and sanitation in many parts of the world by implementing a range of strategies and policies. Through the initiative, Smurfit Kappa will be collaborating with global brands including ABInBev, Danone, Heineken and Unilever to identify, explore and solve water challenges.

Valmet signs Euro 45 million loan agreement with European Investment Bank to finance RDI program

March 29, 2018 - 04:19
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  • LUXEMBOURG, March 27, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • EUR 45 million financing for research, development and innovation (RDI) investments in the field of automation systems
  • Solutions targeted for application to pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production
  • Programme covers 2018-2021 and will be carried out at Valmet’s RDI centres in Finland

Valmet to supply multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment for Kipas Holding's new greenfield paper mill in Söke, Turkey

March 29, 2018 - 04:07
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ESPOO, Finland, March 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipas Holding's greenfield paper mill in Söke, Aydin, Turkey. The boiler plant will provide steam for a paper machine currently under construction and additionally produce electricity. Its steam production capacity will be sufficient for a possible second paper machine. The start-up of the boiler plant is scheduled for March 2020.

The order is included in Valmet's first quarter orders received in 2018. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

UK's waste-to-product company Renewi to sell its non-core Westcott Park anaerobic digestion facility to Olleco

March 29, 2018 - 02:25
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MILTON KEYNES, UK, March 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Further to the announcement on 9 March 2018, Renewi plc, the leading international waste-to-product company, today announces the sale of its non-core Westcott Park anaerobic digestion (AD) facility to Olleco (ABP Food Group's Renewables Division) for an undisclosed sum.

The sale, completed 28 March 2018, reflects the decision by the Board to exit the loss making facility in line with its strategy to actively manage its Municipal portfolio to improve Group margins and returns.

SKF upgrades Smurfit Kappa's LMU monitoring units to next-generation IMx-8 monitoring system at Piteå paper mill in Sweden

March 28, 2018 - 11:06
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GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Increased level of control over machines from vibrations to pressure and temperatures with SKF’s next generation IMx-8 monitoring system from SKF.

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