April 2018

LEGO Group aims for 100% sustainable packaging by 2025

April 24, 2018 - 10:31
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BILLUND, Denmark , April 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Ambitions include replacing single-use disposable plastics and finding recycled or sustainably sourced bio-based materials for all plastic based packaging.

In 2015 the LEGO Group announced its ambition to use 100% sustainable materials in both its bricks and packaging by 2030. Today the LEGO Group announced that they are aiming for 100% sustainable packaging by 2025.

Lecta to present its range of specialty papers for premium packaging at Packaging Première in Milan, Italy from May 15-17

April 24, 2018 - 07:02

BARCELONA, April 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Lecta will be presenting its extensive range of specialty papers for premium packaging.

Lecta will participate in the upcoming edition of this exclusive event devoted to luxury packaging, to be held in Milan from May 15 to May 17. At this international exhibit, which brings together designers, manufacturers and top brands in the premium packaging industry worldwide, Lecta will showcase its wide range of papers for select packaging with numerous possibilities for applications.

BPM Paper's Wisconsin paper mill recognized as Green Professional in Wisconsin Green Masters Program

April 24, 2018 - 06:47
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PESHTIGO, WI, April 24, 2018 (Press Release) -For the fourth year in a row, BPM Inc., northeast Wisconsin paper mill, has received recognition as a Green Professional in the Wisconsin Green Masters Program. The Green Masters Program recognizes and assesses Wisconsin businesses on their sustainability performance in a variety of sustainability categories.

Monadnock Paper Mills introduces new Archival line of cotton and high alpha fiber papers and boards

April 24, 2018 - 06:29
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BENNINGTON, NH, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. (MPM), a family-owned manufacturer that delivers high-performance specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets, introduces Monadnock Archival line of cotton and high alpha fiber papers and boards for printing, presentation and preservation of fine artworks, photographs and important documents.

Andritz to refurbish and install dewatering equipment for new TMP washing stage for PM 12 at Holmen Paper's PM 12 in Hallstavik, Sweden

April 24, 2018 - 03:23
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GRAZ, Austria, April 24, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Holmen Paper, a part of the Holmen Group, Sweden, to refurbish and install dewatering equipment for a new TMP (thermo-mechanical pulp) washing stage at PM 12 in Hallstavik. Basic engineering, erection as well as commissioning and start-up, which is scheduled for the final quarter of 2018, are also part of the delivery scope.

AF&PA welcomes new EPA policy on carbon neutral forest biomass

April 23, 2018 - 18:07
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding a new policy on the carbon neutrality of forest-based, renewable biomass by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The fiscal year 2017 and 2018 Omnibus Appropriations bills directed the EPA to develop the policy.

AF&PA welcomes new EPA policy on carbon neutral forest biomass

April 23, 2018 - 18:07
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding a new policy on the carbon neutrality of forest-based, renewable biomass by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The fiscal year 2017 and 2018 Omnibus Appropriations bills directed the EPA to develop the policy.

Solenis to increase prices by 5-30% on all process chemicals globally, effective immediately

April 23, 2018 - 18:04
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WILMINGTON, DE, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by five to 30 percent on all process chemicals, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increases are due to increases in key raw material costs, escalating freight costs and decreased market availability of several raw materials.

EPA administrator Pruitt promotes environmental stewardship with forestry leaders and students in Georgia; announces new decision on carbon neutrality of biomass

April 23, 2018 - 18:01
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COCHRAN, GA, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, during a meeting with Georgia forestry leaders, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt discussed the importance of environmental stewardship and announced a new decision on the carbon neutrality of forest biomass.

EPA administrator Pruitt promotes environmental stewardship with forestry leaders and students in Georgia; announces new decision on carbon neutrality of biomass

April 23, 2018 - 18:01
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COCHRAN, GA, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, during a meeting with Georgia forestry leaders, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt discussed the importance of environmental stewardship and announced a new decision on the carbon neutrality of forest biomass.

Canadian Pacific Railway avoids work stoppage as unions to take ratification vote

April 23, 2018 - 16:07
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CALGARY, April 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has reached an agreement with both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which averts the potential work stoppage of 12:01 am Eastern time tomorrow, April 21, 2018. 

On the recommendation of federal mediators, the Minister of Labour will direct the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to administer a ratification vote on each of the company's final offers to the TCRC and IBEW.

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