July 2018

UK's online global marketplace Just Eat launches trial of Ooho! seaweed-based sauce sachets to reduce impact of plastics in takeaway sector

July 31, 2018 - 10:46
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    LONDON, July 23, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • In March, Just Eat announced a package of measures to reduce the impact of takeaways on UK plastic waste levels.
  • A six-week trial of seaweed-based sauce sachets - ketchup and garlic & herb - is now underway
  • The Ooho! Seaweed Sauce sachets, created in partnership with sustainable packaging development company Skipping Rocks Lab, decompose in a matter of weeks.

UK-based supermarket chain Waitrose to introduce home compostable coffee pods from December

July 31, 2018 - 10:17
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BRACKNELL, UK , July 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Waitrose will be the first major retailer to sell own-label home compostable coffee pods from December 2018.

This is the next step in the supermarket fulfilling its commitment that all its own-label packaging will be widely recyclable, reusable or home compostable by 2025.

Sappi listed in FTSE/JSE Investment Index Top 30 index and FTSE4Good Index Series

July 31, 2018 - 10:14
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JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 1, 2018 (Press Release) -Sappi Limited, the leading global producer of dissolving wood pulp, specialities and packaging papers, printing and writing papers as well as biomaterials and biochemicals, is pleased to announce its inclusion in the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index Top 30 index.

Japan Pulp & Paper to exhibit its packaging solutions at FachPack 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany from Sept 25-27

July 31, 2018 - 08:56

TOKYO, July 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Japan Pulp & Paper GmbH, a wholly-owned European subsidiary of Japan Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd., will exhibit at FachPack 2018, one of the largest events for the European packaging industry, to be held from Sept. 25 to Sept. 27, 2018 at NürnbergMesse, Nuremberg Germany.

Japan Pulp & Paper GmbH will present a comprehensive range of products, covering various packaging solutions from the Japan Pulp & Paper Group’s portfolio from papers and plastics to high performance polymers and additives.

Diamond Packaging receives award from beauty and fragrance brand Shiseido America for completing quality requirements

July 31, 2018 - 07:58

ROCHESTER, NY, July 30, 2018 (Press Release) -On Monday, July 16, 2018 Shiseido America presented Diamond Packaging with an award for successfully completing the Shiseido America quality requirements as outlined in the Vendor Compliance Manual. The certification covers the manufacturing of folding cartons produced at Diamond’s facility in Rochester, NY.

Diamond is one of Shiseido’s few certified suppliers, the first to be certified in North America, and the first U.S. supplier to be certified by Shiseido Corporation’s home office (Japan) in 140+ years.

Russia's APPM completes first stage installation of equipment on BM 2; to stop production for final upgrade in Jan 2019

July 31, 2018 - 06:16
    NOVODVINSK, Russia, July 30, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • In January 2019 APPM will stop BM-2 for a final upgrade
  • В январе 2019 г. на АЦБК начнется останов КДМ-2

JSC "Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill" finished the first stage of installation of the equipment of a new slitting machine and new transport and packaging line of the board machine No.2 (BM-2) at the Cardboard production.

Russia's APPM completes first stage installation of equipment on BM 2; to stop production for final upgrade in Jan 2019

July 31, 2018 - 06:16
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  • NOVODVINSK, Russia, July 30, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • In January 2019 APPM will stop BM-2 for a final upgrade
  • В январе 2019 г. на АЦБК начнется останов КДМ-2

JSC "Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill" finished the first stage of installation of the equipment of a new slitting machine and new transport and packaging line of the board machine No.2 (BM-2) at the Cardboard production.

Germany's Emtec Electronic to present its testing equipments at Tissue World Istanbul in Turkey from Sept 4-6

July 31, 2018 - 01:40
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LEIPZIG, Germany, July 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Just like two years ago, Emtec will attend the Tissue World Trade Show and Conference to be held at Istanbul Congress Center in September 2018. The German producer of innovative laboratory and online testing machines will be based on floor B5 at booth no. D171 together with its Turkish representative LABTEK.

Centerpiece of the booth will be the well-known TSA – Tissue Softness Analyzer which is used to reliably assess the Softness, Smoothness/Roughness and Stiffness as well as the overall Hand Feel of tissue and nonwoven materials.

International Paper APPM takes annual outage at Rajahmundry mill in India

July 30, 2018 - 19:44
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MUMBAI, July 30, 2018 (Business Standard) -International Paper APPMannouncedthat there would be Annual Outage (maintenance) from 30 July 2018 to 10 August 2018 (both days inclusive) in the manufacturing facility located in Rajahmundry, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. The estimated loss of production is around 500 tons per day.

A.Celli Paper introduces new iDEAL forged YD technology for production of Yankee Dryer Shells

July 30, 2018 - 07:20
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LUCCA, ITALY, July 30, 2018 (Press Release) -A.Celli Paper presents a new revolutionary concept for the production of Yankee Dryer Shells.

The two goals were to minimise mechanical issues and maximise uniformity and heat transfer.

Both have been achieved with iDEAL forged YD: the new production technology conceived and patented by A.Celli Paper to respond to these very needs.

iDEAL  forged YD is characterised by a shell made with a single piece of steel moulded and processed using hot forging and rolling systems.

ALLIMAND Group's subsidiary APMS rebuilds testliner PM for EUROPAC in Dueñas, Spain

July 30, 2018 - 05:43

SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain , July 30, 2018 (Press Release) -APMS - Allimand Paper Machine Spain- subsidiary of ALLIMAND Group, designer and manufacturer of paper and non-woven machines, reinforces its fifth year of presence in Spain with the delivery of a new packaging machine rebuild for the second leading Spanish manufacturer, EUROPAC in Dueñas. And the development objectives of the APMS subsidiary go well beyond the Iberian market.... Let's take a closer look. Packaging machine rebuild

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