April 2018

Greenpeace International will not renew its FSC membership

April 09, 2018 - 10:22
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , March 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Greenpeace International announced today it is not renewing its membership in the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), a global timber certification scheme for which the NGO was a founding member 25 years ago. Matt Daggett, Global Campaign Leader for the Forest Campaign at Greenpeace International, said:

Electronics For Imaging to supply Nozomi C18000 single-pass corrugated packaging press to Alliance Packaging in Seattle, WA

April 09, 2018 - 10:09

FREMONT, CA , April 9, 2018 (Globe Newswire) -Alliance Packaging is adopting high-end, direct-to-board digital printing with the purchase of an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass corrugated packaging press from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The ultra-high-speed press is a groundbreaking offering in the digital corrugated packaging space because of its high production capacity and its complete integrated system.

Switzerland's Archroma to introduce its eco-advanced solutions for enhanced packaging and paper at TAPPI's PaperCon 2018 in Charlotte, NC from April 15-18

April 09, 2018 - 09:04
  • REINACH, Switzerland, April 9, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • Visit Archroma at TAPPI's PaperCon 2018, Booth #923, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC, USA, April 15-18, 2018
  • Meet OBA expert Andrew Jackson presenting new Leucophor ACK at TAPPI's PaperCon New Technology Showcase on April 17, 2018
  • Join the Archroma team at the TAPPI's 14th Annual Runnability 5k Fun Run/Walk on April 18, 2018

Voith to supply 400,000 tonne/yr XcelLine paper machine to Grupo Gondi, Mexico

April 09, 2018 - 05:59

HEIDENHEIM, Germany and MEXICO CITY , April 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Grupo Gondi has entered into a contract with Voith to supply a new paper machine with an annual production capacity of 400,000 metric tons. The new paper machine will be located in a facility in Monterrey in Northern Mexico. Voith will supply the complete BlueLine stock preparation and XcelLine paper machine from wet end process to winder, which should minimize the number of interfaces for the customer and maximize the operating efficiency of the project.

Södra to invest SEK 250 million in new tall diesel fuel production line at SunPine’s facility in Piteå, Sweden

April 09, 2018 - 05:33
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VAXJO, Sweden, April 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Together with SunPine’s other partners, Södra has decided to invest SEK 250 million in a new line for tall diesel fuel production. The investment will take place at SunPine’s facility in Piteå and increase today’s production capacity by 50 percent. The new line is expected to be operational in 2020.

Valmet to supply three IQ quality control systems with IQ Fiber optical sensors for new tissue machines of Italian system integrator E.I.L

April 09, 2018 - 04:46
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ESPOO, Finland, April 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver three Valmet IQ quality control systems with Valmet IQ Fiber optical sensors to the Italian system integrator E.I.L to be installed on three new tissue machines in EMEA area during 2018. The orders are included in Valmet's first quarter 2018 orders received.

Valmet to supply three IQ quality control systems with IQ Fiber optical sensors for new tissue machines of Italian system integrator E.I.L

April 09, 2018 - 04:46

ESPOO, Finland, April 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver three Valmet IQ quality control systems with Valmet IQ Fiber optical sensors to the Italian system integrator E.I.L to be installed on three new tissue machines in EMEA area during 2018. The orders are included in Valmet's first quarter 2018 orders received.

Sappi inks new, R$1.8B renewable power plant deal with South Africa Dept of Energy for Mpumalanga mill

April 06, 2018 - 17:06

JOHANNESBURG, April 6, 2018 (Local News) -Sappi has signed an agreement with the Department of Energy to build a renewable energy plant at its mill in Mpumalanga.

Sappi and consortium partners KC Africa and African Rainbow Energy and Power would spend a combined R1.8bn on a 25MW biomass energy unit at the company’s Ngodwana mill, said Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel.

Sappi will have a 30% stake in the facility, which is expected to contribute to the national grid from July 2020.

Sappi inks new, R$1.8B renewable power plant deal with South Africa Dept of Energy for Mpumalanga mill

April 06, 2018 - 17:06
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JOHANNESBURG, April 6, 2018 (Local News) -Sappi has signed an agreement with the Department of Energy to build a renewable energy plant at its mill in Mpumalanga.

Sappi and consortium partners KC Africa and African Rainbow Energy and Power would spend a combined R1.8bn on a 25MW biomass energy unit at the company’s Ngodwana mill, said Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel.

Sappi will have a 30% stake in the facility, which is expected to contribute to the national grid from July 2020.

Europac develops alternative beer packaging solutions

April 06, 2018 - 09:50
  • MADRID, Spain, March 23, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • A sheet of die cut cardboard that can be folded to become a bottle carrier instead of the traditional box-style packaging
  • Outstanding shelf visibility from the high-quality flexographic printing and the structural design, which allows the product itself to be seen
  • Strong commercial potential in a solution that can be used for the beer sector or other bottled products, such as cold drinks, water or fruit juices

Fibria's leased port operations at Terminal 32 at the Port of Santos, Brazil, started up by Conlog

April 06, 2018 - 07:31

SAO PAULO, April 5, 2018 (Press Release) -In March, Conlog (Concórdia Logística) started port operations at Terminal 32 (T32) located in the Macuco area of the Port of Santos in the state of São Paulo. Handling primarily pulp, paper and general cargo, T32 was leased by Fibria, a Brazilian company that is the world’s leading producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests, after winning the public auction held by the National Water Transportation Agency (ANTAQ) in December 2015. The term of Fibria’s concession contract for the area is 25 years.

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