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April 2018

Ukraine's Kyiv CPM purchases carton box fabricating machine for SRP packaging from Vega, Italy

April 12, 2018 - 08:20

KIEV, Ukraine, April 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Kyiv CPM under the 2018 investment budget base, concluded a contract for carton box fabricating machine purchasing from Vega, Italy. Machine is acquired for SRP packaging. Installation of the line is scheduled for August 2018. An increasing of the line load is expected during 6 months after start-up.

Smurfit Kappa wins 14 awards for its innovative packaging solutions at European Flexographic Industry Innovation Awards

April 12, 2018 - 02:36

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 12, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has picked up 14 awards for its creative and innovative packaging at the European Flexographic Industry Innovation (EFIA) Awards.

Stand-out shelf-ready packaging solutions for brands including Beck’s, Huggies and M&S were among the submissions that caught the judges’ eyes.

On the night, Smurfit Kappa received four gold, four silver, three bronze and three highly commended awards, further consolidating its reputation as a leader in the packaging industry.

Graphic Packaging welcomes REB Marketing Intelligence's online report acknowledging recyclability of paper cups

April 12, 2018 - 02:20

ATLANTA, April 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Graphic Packaging International has welcomed the online report from REB Marketing Intelligence that acknowledges that paper cups are recyclable and are being recycled.

REB Market Intelligence, a leading online trade publication/information service specialising in recycling and waste management updated its subscribers and readers about the recyclability of paper cups following an interview with Mike Turner, Managing Director of Graphic Packaging International.

Beneco Packaging's SoOPAK wins 2018 Best Custom Medical Product Packaging award from GHP

April 12, 2018 - 02:03

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Beneco Packaging, a leading North American wholesale packaging solutions provider, and its custom packaging division SoOPAK, is pleased to announce that it has been named the 2018 Best Custom Medical Product Packaging award from GHP (Global Health & Pharma), a global information sharing platform and a multi-disciplinary members community headquartered in Burton-on-Trent, England.  The award is part of the 2018 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Packaging Awards hosted by GHP-News.

AF&PA urges immediate Senate confirmation of Fuchs, Schultz to US Surface Transportation Board

April 11, 2018 - 19:19
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WASHINGTON, DC, April 11, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman urged Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and the full Senate to quickly confirm the nominations of Patrick Fuchs and Michelle Schultz to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board. Both nominees appeared before the Commerce Committee on Wednesday, April 11.

CPI: EU ETS-reports CO2 emissions by UK paper mills down by one-third in 10 years

April 11, 2018 - 12:32
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SWINDON, UK, April 11, 2018 (Press Release) -The European Commission has published a record of 2017 site emissions of fossil carbon for energy and industrial sites across the European Union.

After allowing for changes in production levels, the figures show that the amount of EU ETS-reported carbon dioxide emitted by UK paper mills (per tonne of production) continues to fall – by around a third in just ten years. Actual emissions show a slight overall increase 1.1%, caused by an increase in production of 4.8% over the same period.

Favini nominated for Luxe Pack in Green award for its Sustainability Channel at LUXE PACK Shanghai 2018

April 11, 2018 - 12:17
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ROSSANO VENETO, Italy , April 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Favini nominated for Luxe Pack in Green for their Sustainability Channel, dedicated to the company’s green numbers.

Favini is pleased to announce that it is a nominee for the prestigious award, LUXE PACK in Green, during LUXE PACK Shanghai 2018, the event dedicated to the latest global trends in the packaging sector.

Solenis introduces new MicroSolSM advanced retention and drainage solutions for printing and writing paper producers

April 11, 2018 - 08:58

WILMINGTON, DE, April 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has introduced its new MicroSolSM advanced retention and drainage solutions to help printing and writing paper producers stay competitive through increased productivity and superior product offerings.

SIG Combismile to provide its on-the-go packaging solution for Chinese dairy producer Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group's Shuhua milk brand

April 11, 2018 - 08:00

LINNICH, Germany, April 4, 2018 (Press Release) -SIG’s innovative combismile has launched for the first time in China. Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co, China’s largest dairy producer, has chosen the innovative on-the-go packaging solution for its premium Shuhua milk brand.

Graphic Packaging's IntegraFlex collapsible cup packaging for Gluten Free Bar wins NEXTY Award for Best New Packaging Innovation

April 11, 2018 - 06:41

ATLANTA, April 10, 2018 (PRNewswire) -The Gluten Free Bar (GFB) Power Breakfast recently won the NEXTY Award for Best New Packaging Innovation during Natural Products Expo West. IntegraFlex™, the collapsible cup packaging technology, is a solution developed by Graphic Packaging International (GPI). The award recognizes the most innovative products in the natural products industry.

Valmet and Fortum collaborate with Swedish refinery Preem to produce advanced, high-value lignocellulosic fuels

April 10, 2018 - 08:39

ESPOO, Finland, April 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet and Fortum are developing a technology to produce advanced, high-value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher value bio-liquids. The technology is seen as one of the most competitive and efficient ways of producing advanced lignocellulosic biofuels to meet European targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.