September 2018

Pack2Go Europe commissioned new report says EU's single use proposal to restrict food packaging to increase risk of foodborne illness

September 28, 2018 - 11:53
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 28, 2018 (Press Release) -New report concludes that EU plans to restrict packaging and other items used for serving food will lead to the spread of Salmonella, Verocytotoxigenic E. coli, Listeria, Campylobacter and foodborne viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis.

CEPI unveils new live sustainability platform for demonstrating industry’s sustainability achievements

September 28, 2018 - 05:01
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OSLO, Norway, Sept. 28, 2018 (Press Release) -CEPI, the European association representing the pulp and paper industry, today unveils a dynamic ‘live’ sustainability platform which demonstrates, amongst other things, industry’s sustainability achievements.

BASF to increase paper wet-end and water chemicals prices in EMEA from Oct 1

September 28, 2018 - 04:21
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Sept. 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Driven by continued increases in cost of key raw materials, transportation, and energy, as well as restricted availability of selected raw materials, BASF has decided to increase prices for paper wet-end and water chemicals in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa), effective October 1, 2018 or as existing contracts allow to compensate those increased costs.

For the following product lines BASF will implement a minimum price increase:

Cationic Polyacrylamides     +8%

Anionic Polyacrylamides      +7%

GP PRO's Dixie Foodservice to launch new heat-activated disposable Dixie Ultra Insulair Hot Cup

September 28, 2018 - 03:01

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Just in time for National Coffee Day on Saturday, September 29, 2018, GP PRO's Dixie Foodservice, the recognized leader in premium disposable foodservice products, is spilling the beans on its soon-to-launch Dixie Ultra Insulair Hot Cup. The Insulair Hot Cup is the only heat-activated disposable beverage cup that uses an internal air pocket rather than an external sleeve to help keep beverages hot and hands cool.

A.Celli Paper to participate at MIAC Tissue conference 2018 in LUCCA, Italy from Oct 10-12

September 27, 2018 - 11:10
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LUCCA, Italy, Sept. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -A.Celli Paper is pleased to announce its participation in the cycle of conferences of the twenty-fifth edition of the MIAC - International Exhibition of Paper Industry, which will be held in October 2018 (on the 10th, 11th and 12th) at the Lucca Fiere Exhibition Centre.

Switzerland's Archroma introduces new Cartastrength DST.03 for stronger packaging and tissue papers

September 27, 2018 - 08:42
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REINACH, Switzerland, Sept. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of its new Cartastrength DST.03 for stronger packaging and tissue papers and improved stickies management during the production process.

Archroma is already well known in the paper industry for its portfolio covering the needs of packaging and paper makers, in particular with its solutions for colors, barriers & coatings, whiteness and strength.

Switzerland's Archroma introduces new Cartastrength DST.03 for stronger packaging and tissue papers

September 27, 2018 - 08:42
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REINACH, Switzerland, Sept. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of its new Cartastrength DST.03 for stronger packaging and tissue papers and improved stickies management during the production process.

Archroma is already well known in the paper industry for its portfolio covering the needs of packaging and paper makers, in particular with its solutions for colors, barriers & coatings, whiteness and strength.

Premier Packaging to present its secure printing, packaging and brand protection solutions at 2018 PACK EXPO in Chicago, IL from Oct 14-17

September 27, 2018 - 08:26

ROCHESTER, NY, Sept. 27, 2018 (Globe Newswire) -Premier Packaging Corporation, (“Premier”), a division of Document Security Systems, Inc., ("DSS"), a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and diversion protection technologies, announced today that executives from Premier will be presenting its innovative technology and secure printing, packaging and brand protection solutions at the 2018 PACK EXPO International show in Chicago, IL. October 14-17   

Voith Asia to supply two new XcelLine paper machines for Sun Papers' new site in Laos

September 27, 2018 - 08:25
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  • HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • Sun Paper has awarded Voith the contract for two more XcelLine paper machines
  • First packaging line project for Voith in South East Asia
  • New sales record for papermaking equipment in Asia: Voith supplied a total of nine new paper machines to Sun Paper
  • With a global footprint and overseas project management experience, Voith serves as a strategic partner for the customer’s business expansion

Avery Dennison wins 2018 Sustainability Award for its new sustainability procurement program at Label Industry Global Awards in Rosemont, IL

September 27, 2018 - 05:51
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OEGSTGEEST, The Netherlands , Sept. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Avery Dennison is excited to announce winning the 2018 Sustainability Award for its new Sustainability Procurement Program at the Label Industry Global Awards ceremony last night in Rosemont, Illinois.

Court confirms environmental permit for Finnpulp's planned bioproducts mill in Kuopio, Finland

September 27, 2018 - 05:31
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -On 21st September 2018 Vaasa administrative court has given its decision concerning the appeals of Finnpulp’s environmental permits. The terms of the permit will remain in the format provided by the Regional Administration of Eastern Finland with minor changes.

The court dismissed appeals almost entirely in the process that lasted one and a half years. In its decision, the Administrative Court considers that permit made by authorities has taken notice of all operation and its impact on the environment.

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