June 2018

Strategic partnership opens up new opportunities for growth

June 22, 2018 - 06:13
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An agreement was signed by Alexander Doll, Member of the Board of Management for Freight Transport and Logistics at Deutsche Bahn, and David Peradze, CEO of Georgian Railway, in Berlin which lays the foundation for future joint projects in the rail freight sector. By signing the agreement, Deutsche Bahn and Georgian Railway embark on a strategic partnership to strengthen the European and Asian multimodal transportation corridors.

SIG to provide its combismile package to Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Group in China

June 22, 2018 - 06:09

LINNICH, Germany , June 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Group in China has chosen SIG’s innovative combismile package to complement its new ‘Zhenguoli’ long-life yoghurt with coconut chips and berry jams, targeted at young and mobile consumers who require a convenient on-the-go option to match their busy lifestyles.

Georgia Ports Authority surpasses 3 million TEUs in May

June 22, 2018 - 06:08
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The Port of Savannah handled 3 million tons of cargo in May, an increase of 8.9 % or 247,671 tons compared the same month a year ago.

"Our May numbers reflect strong performances in breakbulk and containerized trade, showing growing global demand for both retail goods and manufacturing inputs," said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch.

Euroports increases pulp and paper warehousing capacity by 25% in port of Tarragona, Spain

June 22, 2018 - 06:07
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Euroports has increased its paper and pulp storage capacity in the port of Tarragona, Spain by 25%, bringing its total pulp and paper storage capacity at this terminal to 30,000 m2. Euroports’ bonded terminal has a dust-free area, a terminal length of about 300 m and 16.5 m draft.

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Lenzing and Duratex to build 450,000 tonne DWP plant in Brazil's Minas Gerais state

June 22, 2018 - 02:32
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    LENZING, Austria, June 22, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • Lenzing will hold 51 percent in a future joint venture
  • Largest single line dissolving wood pulp plant in the world
  • Basic engineering and permitting process to be kicked off
  • 43,000 hectares FSC certified plantation secured
  • Final investment decision subject to outcome of basic engineering expected in 2019

Ence starts assembly of boiler of its new 40 MW biomass plant in Huelva, Spain

June 21, 2018 - 11:36
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MADRID, Spain, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Ence-Energía y Celulosa started the assembly of the boiler of its new 40 MW plant in Huelva yesterday, with the first pillar and the frame of its metal structures set up. The process of assembling the structure begins hours after GBS, responsible of the production of the components of the boiler, made a new delivery of parts in the energy complex, which contained the modules of the pressure parts of the boiler.

Duni launches new fully recyclable coffee mug during Volvo Ocean Race

June 21, 2018 - 09:54
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MALMO, Sweden, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -When the Volvo Ocean Race starts its eleventh and final stretch on 21 June, everyone is invited to a big sailing event in Gothenburg. The competition has become famous for being one of the leading sail racing contests that takes place around the world, but also for its focus on the question of plastic pollution in our oceans. Among other things, different summits are held on this topic at each stop of the race.

Duni launches new fully recyclable coffee mug during Volvo Ocean Race

June 21, 2018 - 09:54

MALMO, Sweden, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -When the Volvo Ocean Race starts its eleventh and final stretch on 21 June, everyone is invited to a big sailing event in Gothenburg. The competition has become famous for being one of the leading sail racing contests that takes place around the world, but also for its focus on the question of plastic pollution in our oceans. Among other things, different summits are held on this topic at each stop of the race.

Diamond Packaging achieves gold rating in EcoVadis CSR assessment for second consecutive year

June 21, 2018 - 09:43
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ROCHESTER, NY, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging has been awarded a Gold rating for the second consecutive year, based on its participation in the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment in April 2018. The company’s score defines Diamond’s overall CSR performance as “Advanced” and places it in the top 2% of suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis in all categories.

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