September 2018

Henkel announces its sustainable target to develop 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025

September 05, 2018 - 01:44
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DUSSELDORF, Germany, Sept. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Building on its existing efforts and progress in sustainable packaging, Henkel is stepping up its commitment to further promote a circular economy: The company has set itself additional targets embedded in an expanded strategic framework. By 2025, 100 percent of Henkel’s packaging will be recyclable, reusable or compostable*. Within the same timeframe, Henkel aims to use 35 percent recycled plastic for its consumer goods products in Europe.

Graphic Packaging releases its 2017 Sustainability and Social Responsibility Report

September 04, 2018 - 12:17
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ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Graphic Packaging Holding Company, (the "Company"), a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies, today released its 2017 Sustainability and Social Responsibility Report. The report highlights the robust initiatives the Company has implemented and is continually pursuing to preserve the environment and invest in the communities where it operates. The report is available on the Sustainability tab at www.graphicpkg.com.

Kimberly-Clark to invest $150 million in Chester, PA, tissue mill, convert from coal to natural gas

September 04, 2018 - 11:29
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CHESTER, PA, Sept. 4, 2018 (Local News) -Kimberly Clark plans to invest $150 million in its Chester site in transforming its co-generation power plant from a coal-fired one into one fueled by natural gas.

The Chester mill employs more than 800 people in a 1.8-million-square-foot facility on the 61.5-acre campus. There, they primarily manufacture the Scott 1000 toilet paper for North America.

Kimberly-Clark to invest $150 million in Chester, PA, tissue mill, convert from coal to natural gas

September 04, 2018 - 11:29
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CHESTER, PA, Sept. 4, 2018 (Local News) -Kimberly Clark plans to invest $150 million in its Chester site in transforming its co-generation power plant from a coal-fired one into one fueled by natural gas.

The Chester mill employs more than 800 people in a 1.8-million-square-foot facility on the 61.5-acre campus. There, they primarily manufacture the Scott 1000 toilet paper for North America.

Solenis completes acquisition of pulp and paper chemical distribution business from Connell Bros. in Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam

September 04, 2018 - 10:41
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WILMINGTON, DE, Aug. 31, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis has completed the acquisition of the pulp and paper chemical distribution business from Connell Bros. Co. (CBC) in Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam.

All assets and business associated with the Solenis pulp and paper business represented by CBC in these countries are part of the deal, including inventory, accounts and field equipment. Additionally, CBC sales and technical personnel will be invited to transfer to Solenis, continuing the operation of the business.

manroland Goss web systems upgrades and retrofits new gluing system at News Corp's Yandina printing facility in Australia

September 04, 2018 - 06:01
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AUGSBURG, Germany, Sept. 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Upgrades and retrofits from manroland Goss web systems increase production efficiency, quality and the availability of the press. The newspaper printer News Corp Australia also knows about it. At their printing site in Yandina, they have now opted for an upgrade with a gluing system from Planatol, a retrofit for the production of additional formats and an e-retrofit of the controls of the existing UNISET and REGIOMAN presses.

Zero Waste Europe urges to stop plastic production, says plastic taxes to work if designed to influence producer and consumer behavior

September 04, 2018 - 04:35
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Taxing plastics can help lead to a responsible use of the material by triggering the necessary reduction of both production and consumption, a new report finds. However, a plastic tax will only work if designed to influence producer and consumer behaviour, rather than raising revenue.

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Netherlands-based digital freight forwarder Twill changes its brand affiliation from 'Damco' to 'Maersk'

September 03, 2018 - 02:53
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THE HAGUE, The Netherlands , Sept. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Twill, a digital freight forwarder designed to make shipping simple, today announced a change in its brand affiliation from 'Damco' to 'Maersk'. Launched in April 2017, Twill was created as a 'Damco innovation' and operated as a partner with the freight forwarder and supply chain management company, which is part of A.P. Moller - Maersk. The realigning of the brand will make it possible to offer Twill to all Maersk customers, in line with the A.P.

UK's waste-to-product company Renewi sells its 50% stake in Energen Biogas anaerobic digestion facility in Cumbernauld to Bio Capital

September 03, 2018 - 02:32
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MILTON KEYNES, UK , Sept. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Leading waste-to-product company, Renewi plc has sold its 50% share in the Energen Biogas (“EBG”) anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Cumbernauld to Bio Capital Limited (“BCL”) which is owned by Helios, Equitix and Aurium Capital.

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