August 2018

VPK's Corex division doubles cardboard tube production at its site in Poland

August 31, 2018 - 10:31

SCUNTHORPE, UK, Aug. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -The Corex division - producer of cardboard tubes - doubles the Polish site's area to support growth and optimise logistics.

The tube producer’s Polish site – situated centrally on the Poznan-Gdansk axis – has just increased its area significantly. By adding an additional building, the total production area has now almost doubled. This additional area gives space for future growth and additional machines. An additional drying unit has now been commissioned. A number of other machines are still planned.

VPK's Corex division doubles cardboard tube production at its site in Poland

August 31, 2018 - 10:31
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SCUNTHORPE, UK, Aug. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -The Corex division - producer of cardboard tubes - doubles the Polish site's area to support growth and optimise logistics.

The tube producer’s Polish site – situated centrally on the Poznan-Gdansk axis – has just increased its area significantly. By adding an additional building, the total production area has now almost doubled. This additional area gives space for future growth and additional machines. An additional drying unit has now been commissioned. A number of other machines are still planned.

Sun Chemical to launch its latest portfolio of infrared inks for banknote printing at African Currency Forum in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe from Sept 2-5

August 31, 2018 - 10:10
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WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK , Aug. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical Security, a newly formed division of Sun Chemical focusing specifically on security printing, will use the upcoming African Currency Forum from 2nd to 5th September 2018 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, to launch its latest portfolio of infrared inks for banknote printing. This includes new products all with infrared capabilities for current and future sensor and validation technology.

CEPI calls for clear and clean cut definition of EC's proposal on single use plastic

August 31, 2018 - 09:44
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BRUSSELS, Aug. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -The European Commission’s proposal on single use plastics products (SUPP), aims at addressing the marine pollution caused by the most littered plastics products. Yet an ill-defined product scope, open for interpretation, could consider any material using any sort of plastics layer or coating as plastics, whether the materials is in contact with food or for other functionalities.

Diamond Packaging wins four awards at packagePRINTING Excellence Awards

August 31, 2018 - 09:24

ROCHESTER, NY, Aug. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging today announced that it won four awards, including all three in the “Sustainability – Folding Cartons” category, in the 32nd annual packagePRINTING Excellence Awards, the industry's only competition recognizing the highest level of printing quality and technical achievement across the full range of packaging segments – labels, flexible packaging, folding cartons, and corrugated cartons. Winners were chosen from hundreds of entries submitted in over 40 different categories.

Hamburger Containerboard announces one week downtime for maintenance at facilities in Austria and Hungary

August 31, 2018 - 06:10
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PITTEN, Austria, Aug. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Hamburger Containerboard announce a one week downtime in Austria and Hungary due to general maintenance work. In total the company will reduce its outpout by about 7.000 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.

The Prinzhorn Group

Drewsen Spezialpapiere develops new Probarrier Nature Mineral Oil Repellent packaging papers

August 31, 2018 - 05:58

LACHENDORF, Germany, Aug. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Mineral oil components in foods are undesirable and harmful. It has been proven that saturated mineral oils (MOSH) accumulate in the human body. Aromatic mineral oils (MOAH) are considered carcinogenic.

Transporeon and Capgemini's Transport Market Monitor reveals high transport prices due to declining transport capacities and rising fuel costs

August 31, 2018 - 04:55
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UTRECHT, The Netherlands , Aug. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -The thirty-sixth edition of the Transport Market Monitor (TMM) by Transporeon and Capgemini Consulting reveals high transport prices due to declining transport capacities and rising fuel costs.

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SUEZ receives two new contracts from two municipalities to support waste management for Euro 70 million in Sweden

August 31, 2018 - 04:48
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MAIDENHEAD, UK, Aug. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -SUEZ was awarded two new contracts in Sweden to support advanced recycling schemes in two municipalities for an amount of €70m, but also a first remediation contract. With a full value chain approach, the Group expands its presence in the country as it now brings its expertise in common and hazardous waste management.

Two contracts for municipal waste management

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