June 2018

New PMC 2500S servo-driven machine forms cups and containers up to 46 ounces

June 29, 2018 - 18:09

MILWAUKEE, WI, June 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Paper Machinery Corporation has expanded its line of servo driven cup and container forming machinery with the new PMC 2500S. Designed to serve the food and beverage industry with an exceptionally wide range of sizes, the PMC 2500S forms cups and containers ranging from 4 to 46 ounces in round and non-round configurations.

Sun Chemical releases its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

June 29, 2018 - 10:01
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PARSIPPANY, NJ, June 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical released its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report which details the work the company is doing to increase its use of bio-derived raw materials in its products and shows positive progress on its eco-efficiency goals.

Highlights from the report focus on Sun Chemical’s commitment to the development of eco-friendly solutions, including how:

Sun Chemical releases its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

June 29, 2018 - 10:01
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PARSIPPANY, NJ, June 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical released its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report which details the work the company is doing to increase its use of bio-derived raw materials in its products and shows positive progress on its eco-efficiency goals.

Highlights from the report focus on Sun Chemical’s commitment to the development of eco-friendly solutions, including how:

Expera Specialty Solutions' Nicolet mill in De Pere, WI receives Focus on Energy’s “Energy Efficiency Excellence Award”

June 29, 2018 - 09:54
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KAUKAUNA, WI, June 29, 2018 (Press Release) -The Nicolet Mill was honored on June 28, 2018 – receiving Focus on Energy’s “Energy Efficiency Excellence Award” for its commitment to reducing energy waste. Nicolet has been active in identifying and implementing energy reduction projects, and as part of the

Esko's full suite of solutions achieve cost and time savings at UK-based folding carton manufacturer The Alexir Partnership

June 29, 2018 - 04:22
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THE HAGUE, The Netherlands , June 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Esko’s (www.esko.com) collaborative project with The Alexir Partnership has enabled the UK operation to achieve cost and time savings while significantly growing turnover.

BIR: China issues catalogue of designated ports of entry for solid waste imports

June 29, 2018 - 04:05
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BRUSSELS, June 29, 2018 (Press Release) -In order to further standardise the administration and management of solid waste imports and prevent and control environmental pollution, in accordance with the "Law of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Waste ", the " Measures for the Administration of Solid Waste Imports" and related laws and regulations, the General Office of the State Council, the General Administration of Customs and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced the following regarding imports of solid wastes:

BASF to increase prices for paper wet-end and water chemicals in EMEA region by up to 10%, effective July 1

June 28, 2018 - 11:19
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Driven by continued increases in cost of raw materials, transportation, and energy, as well as restricted availability of selected raw materials, BASF will increase prices for paper wet-end and water chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) by up to 10 percent, effective July 1, 2018 or as existing contracts allow.

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Omnova to close its styrene butadiene emulsions production facility in Green Bay, WI

June 28, 2018 - 09:15
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BEACHWOOD, OH, June 28, 2018 (PRNewswire) -OMNOVA Solutions has today announced that it will close its production facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  The site, which makes styrene butadiene (SB) emulsions, will continue operation for the next 9-12 months to ensure an orderly transition of production to OMNOVA's facility in Mogadore, Ohio.

AECOC, Ecoembes, Basque government join forces to reduce environmental footprint of e-commerce packaging

June 28, 2018 - 05:58

BRUSSELS, June 28, 2018 (PPI Europe) -Ihobe, a publicly-owned company that supports the Basque government in environmental matters, Ecoembes, an environmental organization that promotes the circular economy through the recycling of domestic packaging in Spain, and AECOC, the Spanish Association of Manufacturers and Distributors of Consumer Goods, have signed a collaboration agreement that aims to reduce the packaging derived from e-commerce and make it more environmentally friendly.

Stora Enso starts feasibility study and EIA for possible Euro 700 million conversion of its Oulu woodfree paper mill in Finland

June 28, 2018 - 02:57
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HELSINKI, June 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has started a feasibility study and an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a possible investment in Oulu. The feasibility study and the EIA evaluate a potential conversion of the Oulu paper mill into packaging board production. The feasibility study is expected to be concluded by the end of 2018, and the EIA process is expected to take a minimum of 6 months.

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