June 2018

Hamburger Containerboard announces one week downtime for its PM3 in Pitten, Austria

June 15, 2018 - 06:08
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PITTEN, Austria, June 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Hamburger Containerboard announce a one week downtime for its PM3 in Pitten/Austria due to general maintenance work. In total the company will reduce its outpout by about 3.000 tonnes of brown containerboard.

The Hamburger Containerboard Division operates seven paper mills in four countries with 2 Mio tonnes of produced container board per year.

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McDonald’s announces rollout of paper straws in its all 1361 restaurants and new trials to test alternatives to plastic straws in the UK and Ireland

June 15, 2018 - 05:55
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CHICAGO, IL, June 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, McDonald’s announced a phased rollout of paper straws in all 1,361 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland with completion set for 2019 as well as plans to test alternatives to plastic straws in multiple markets throughout the globe later this year.

McDonald’s announces rollout of paper straws in its all 1361 restaurants and new trials to test alternatives to plastic straws in the UK and Ireland

June 15, 2018 - 05:55
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CHICAGO, IL, June 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, McDonald’s announced a phased rollout of paper straws in all 1,361 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK and Ireland with completion set for 2019 as well as plans to test alternatives to plastic straws in multiple markets throughout the globe later this year.

Andritz to supply reconfiguration of Kruger’s TMP peroxide bleach plant at its mill in Trois-Rivières, QC

June 15, 2018 - 05:45
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GRAZ, Austria, June 15, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Kruger’s Trois-Rivières Mill, located in Québec, Canada, for a major reconfiguration of their TMP (thermo-mechanical pulp) peroxide bleach plant. Start-up is scheduled for the final quarter of 2018.

The scope of supply includes:

Thimm Group wins three awards for its point of sale innovations at POPAI D-A-CH Award 2018

June 15, 2018 - 05:07

NORTHEIM, Germany, June 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Three product solutions from Thimm are winners of the POPAI D-A-CH Award 2018. The expert jury gave the awards to a floor display for spirits, a counter display for mouthwash and a sound amplifier made from cardboard.

Georgia Ports Authority surpasses 3 million TEUs in May 2018

June 14, 2018 - 08:52
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SAVANNAH, GA, June 14, 2018 (Press Release) -The Port of Savannah handled 3 million tons of cargo in May, an increase of 8.9 percent or 247,671 tons compared the same month a year ago. Total cargo crossing all terminals reached 3.22 million tons.

"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.

UPM Raflatac announces its main HD liners for standard PP and PE films in EMEIA to come from certified sources

June 14, 2018 - 06:18
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HELSINKI, June 14, 2018 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac has made further strides towards delivering a smarter and more sustainable future with the announcement that all its main HD liners for standard PP and PE films in EMEIA will come from certified sources by the end of 2018. Forest certification takes a lifecycle approach across the entire forest supply chain, ensuring that wood-based products are sourced from responsibly managed forests.

Lecta to build new 3.4 MW solar thermal power plant at its Condat Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare mill in France

June 14, 2018 - 06:12
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BARCELONA, June 13, 2018 (Press Release) -The new solar thermal power plant will be the largest in France.

In keeping with its commitment to the environment and increased energy efficiency, Lecta has announced an innovative renewable energy project to harness solar radiation for thermal power to be used in manufacturing processes at its Condat Le Lardin-Saint-Lazare mill. 

CEPI issues statement on REDII agreement

June 14, 2018 - 06:03
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BRUSSELS, June 14, 2018 (Press Release) -“The European paper industry stands firmly committed to sustainably sourcing and efficiently using bioenergy in Europe and is encouraged that negotiators have equally recognised this in the informal REDII agreement" says Sylvain Lhôte, Director General of CEPI. "What is lacking however is that there are no robust safeguards against subsidies that encourage the burning of wood and thereby distort the raw material markets that feed Europe’s bioeconomy.

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