April 2018

AF&PA urges United States Senate to confirm nominations of Patrick Fuchs and Michelle Schultz to USTB

April 25, 2018 - 11:43
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -Underscoring the need for long-overdue freight rail reform, American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman urged the United States Senate to quickly confirm the nominations of Patrick Fuchs and Michelle Schultz to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved the nominations on Wednesday, April 25.

Irving Pulp and Paper and Irving Tissue announce $40 million investment in Saint John, NB; to benefit 84 New Brunswick suppliers

April 25, 2018 - 09:38
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SAINT JOHN, NB , April 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Irving Pulp and Paper as well as Irving Tissue on the west side of Saint John is underway with a $40 million investment with an impact across NB. Eighty-four (84) New Brunswick companies will be working on the modernization, accounting for $29 million of the investment. These suppliers are located across New Brunswick. The project is scheduled for completion on May 14, 2018.

Irving Pulp and Paper and Irving Tissue announce $40 million investment in Saint John, NB; to benefit 84 New Brunswick suppliers

April 25, 2018 - 09:38
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SAINT JOHN, NB , April 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Irving Pulp and Paper as well as Irving Tissue on the west side of Saint John is underway with a $40 million investment with an impact across NB. Eighty-four (84) New Brunswick companies will be working on the modernization, accounting for $29 million of the investment. These suppliers are located across New Brunswick. The project is scheduled for completion on May 14, 2018.

Packsize Introduces new PackBot scalable robotic On Demand Packaging system

April 25, 2018 - 05:33

HERFORD, Germany, April 25, 2018 (Business Wire) -Packsize today announced PackBot™, an industrial service robot that extends right-sized corrugated packaging beyond human limitations. PackBot™, an example of Packsize Global Modular Architecture (GMA), is a scalable robotic On Demand Packaging® system that automates the bulk of the manual work on a company’s packaging line. Equipped with the PackNet® production and optimization software platform, PackBot™ made its debut today at Europe’s largest forum for innovative packaging solutions, the new Competence Center Packaging in Langenberg.

Elopak to supply filling machines and downstream equipment for expansion of Rørosmeieriet Dairy's plant in Røros, Norway

April 25, 2018 - 05:09

OSLO, Norway, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -Elopak has extended its partnership with Rørosmeieriet Dairy, the only organic independent dairy in Norway. The dairy has seen significant growth with a current share of approx. 37% of the Norwegian organic dairy market, and is set to embark on major evelopments at its location in Røros, the mountain region of the eastern part of Southern Norway. Established in 2001, by a cooperative of milk producers, Røros has experienced steady growth, and has taken organic dairy from ‘niche to volume’ in Norway.

Elopak to supply filling machines and downstream equipment for expansion of Rørosmeieriet Dairy's plant in Røros, Norway

April 25, 2018 - 05:09
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OSLO, Norway, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -Elopak has extended its partnership with Rørosmeieriet Dairy, the only organic independent dairy in Norway. The dairy has seen significant growth with a current share of approx. 37% of the Norwegian organic dairy market, and is set to embark on major evelopments at its location in Røros, the mountain region of the eastern part of Southern Norway. Established in 2001, by a cooperative of milk producers, Røros has experienced steady growth, and has taken organic dairy from ‘niche to volume’ in Norway.

Israel-based AVT installs Helios print inspection system at OPM Group's facility in Leeds, UK

April 25, 2018 - 04:20
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HOD HASHARON, Israel and LEEDS, UK, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -"100% Inspection is key to ensuring all products are fit for purpose and delivered in full and on time. With AVT’s best in class print quality control solutions in place and our QA procedures.”

OPM Group has installed its second AVT Helios print inspection system with a third and fourth planned for later this year. The investment is part of the operation’s vision to become one of Europe’s top-performing label and flexible packaging printers.

BillerudKorsnäs Consumer Panel Report 2017 reveals opportunity for brands to differentiate with packaging sustainability, calls for more sustainable act by customers

April 25, 2018 - 03:49
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SOLNA, Sweden, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -Packaging is a clear point of contact with the consumer, regardless of sales channel, and therefore a strategic tool for a brand that is helpful in people’s increasing ambition to become more sustainable-oriented in everyday actions and choices. The BillerudKorsnäs deep dive Packaging Sustainability for Helpful Brands shows that brand owners who clearly empowers consumers to act more sustainable are in high demand among global consumers.

Sweden's ÅF receives contract from Sappi to improve environmental footprint and expand capacity to 890,000 tonnes/yr of its Saiccor Mill in South Africa

April 25, 2018 - 03:32
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STOCKHOLM, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -ÅF has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by Sappi Limited to improve the environmental footprint of the Saiccor Mill in South Africa and expand its capacity.

The project is an equal effort joint venture between ÅF and the project, engineering and technical services company, Wood. The project is estimated to be 320 000 hours, which makes it the largest pulp and paper order ever secured by ÅF.

Sweden's ÅF receives contract from Sappi to improve environmental footprint and expand capacity to 890,000 tonnes/yr of its Saiccor Mill in South Africa

April 25, 2018 - 03:32
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STOCKHOLM, April 25, 2018 (Press Release) -ÅF has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by Sappi Limited to improve the environmental footprint of the Saiccor Mill in South Africa and expand its capacity.

The project is an equal effort joint venture between ÅF and the project, engineering and technical services company, Wood. The project is estimated to be 320 000 hours, which makes it the largest pulp and paper order ever secured by ÅF.

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