June 2018

Packsize introduces new iQ3 custom box-making On Demand Packaging machine

June 06, 2018 - 13:08

CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 (Business Wire) -E-commerce retailers are embracing ship-from-store as a viable method to fulfill and distribute online orders from their stores rather than a distribution center. Outfitting a fully equipped shipping room at the retail storefront with the necessary materials to pick, pack and ship is now possible with the iQ3™ custom box-making machine from Packsize.

Paper Cup Alliance's new economic research claims loss of £819 million and 11,000 jobs due to 25p recyclable paper cup levy in the UK

June 06, 2018 - 10:25
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LONDON, June 6, 2018 (Press Release) -New economic research claims 25p recyclable paper cup levy could cost to the economy of £819m and 11,000 jobs in the coffee retail sector. Existing research suggests as few as 5.7% of consumers will switch to re-usable alternatives whilst 8% may choose not to make a purchase.

India-based ITC commits to make its product packaging 100% reusable and recyclable

June 06, 2018 - 07:26
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KOLKATA, India, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -ITC Ltd, a frontrunner in Solid Waste Management in India, made a pledge on the occasion of the World Environment Day celebrations in New Delhi that over the next decade, going beyond its Extended Producer Responsibility, it will deploy superior solutions so that 100% of its product packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable. ITC also reiterated that it is committed to scale up its solid waste management programmes and sustain its leadership position as a Solid Waste Recycling Positive Company. Mr.

Asian Paper and Tissue World to host 1,325 trade visitors in Bangkok, Thailand

June 06, 2018 - 05:31
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BANGKOK, Thailand, June 6, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok, the premier platform to meet leading industry players in the sector of the Pulp, Paper, Tissue, Packaging and related industry supplies, is opening its doors today, Wednesday, 6 June at BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand.

German environmental service provider Interseroh, bifa and Fraunhofer Institute develops new testing method for packaging optimisation

June 06, 2018 - 04:17

COLOGNE, Germany, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -With a new, scientifically well-founded assessment method, companies from retail and industry can now find out how well packaging can be recycled. The system was developed by Cologne-based environmental service provider Interseroh together with the bifa environmental institute (bifa Umweltinstitut) and was finally reviewed by the experts of the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV (Fraunhofer-Institut für Verfahrenstechnik und Verpackung IVV).

Valmet to supply batch cooking plant for Burgo Ardennes' pulp mill in Virton, Belgium

June 06, 2018 - 03:37

ESPOO, Finland, June 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply Burgo Ardennes with a batch cooking plant for its pulp mill in Virton, Belgium. The order is included in Valmet's second quarter of 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The start-up of the cooking plant is planned for the beginning of 2020.

UK-based supermarket chain Waitrose introduces trays made from tomato leaves and recycled cardboard

June 06, 2018 - 03:14
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BRACKNELL, UK, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Waitrose is cutting plastic by introducing punnets made using tomato vines for some of its tomatoes.

The punnets - which combine dried vines with recycled cardboard - will be used for the supermarket’s Duchy Organic tomatoes. The environmentally-friendly packaging puts the by-product of tomatoes to good use as the vine and leaves would otherwise be wasted.

UK-based supermarket chain Waitrose introduces trays made from tomato leaves and recycled cardboard

June 06, 2018 - 03:14

BRACKNELL, UK, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Waitrose is cutting plastic by introducing punnets made using tomato vines for some of its tomatoes.

The punnets - which combine dried vines with recycled cardboard - will be used for the supermarket’s Duchy Organic tomatoes. The environmentally-friendly packaging puts the by-product of tomatoes to good use as the vine and leaves would otherwise be wasted.

UPM Nordland Papier taps Andritz to revamp PM2 at its Dörpen mill in Germany

June 06, 2018 - 01:40

GRAZ, Austria, June 6, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from UPM Nordland Papier, Germany, to rebuild paper machine #2 (PM2) in Dörpen, Germany, to produce release/glassine papers. With the rebuild of PM2, the UPM group will increase the capacity of release paper production by an additional 110,000 t/a. Start-up after the rebuild is scheduled for the final quarter of 2019.

UPM Nordland Papier taps Andritz to revamp PM2 at its Dörpen mill in Germany

June 06, 2018 - 01:40

GRAZ, Austria, June 6, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from UPM Nordland Papier, Germany, to rebuild paper machine #2 (PM2) in Dörpen, Germany, to produce release/glassine papers. With the rebuild of PM2, the UPM group will increase the capacity of release paper production by an additional 110,000 t/a. Start-up after the rebuild is scheduled for the final quarter of 2019.

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