September 2018

Valmet to replace PM 4 winder with new winding technology and surrounding equipment at Papier- u. Kartonfabrik Varel's facility in Germany

September 24, 2018 - 04:33
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply new winding technology and surrounding equipment for Papier- u. Kartonfabrik Varel GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. The existing winder will be replaced with this new winder to meet the increasing line production of paper machine PM4. The start-up is scheduled for the beginning of 2020.

The order is included in Valmet's third quarter of 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type is typically around EUR 5-10 million.

UPM recognised as Global Compact LEAD company for its strong engagement with United Nations Global Compact

September 24, 2018 - 03:04
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HELSINKI, Sept. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -UPM has been recognised as a Global Compact LEAD company for its strong engagement to the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. The recognition was addressed to only 34 global companies at the Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York on 24 September 2018.

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Xerox included in FTSE4Good Global Index for strong sustainable, social and governance practices

September 21, 2018 - 09:19
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NORWALK, CT, Sept. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Xerox Corporation is again ranked by the FTSE4Good Index Series, which measures the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance practices.

Xerox achieved a perfect 5.0 ranking in each of the environmental, social and governance categories and a 96 out of 100 for the overall environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating.

SIG provides its reclosable on-the-go combismile carton packaging solution to Chinese dairy manufacturer Inner Mongolia Mengniu

September 21, 2018 - 08:12

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -As Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Group in China continues to innovate the Asian milk market, the company has again chosen SIG’s on-the-go combismile packaging solution. This time in a larger format to launch its unique ManRan (Burnlooking) fiber shake milk to help with increasing weight management requirements.

Spain's Pasaban to supply BM-2600 board and paper winder to Papeleira Coreboard

September 21, 2018 - 07:11
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TOLOSA, Spain, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Papeleira Coreboard S.A., a company that produces 220 tons per day of cardboard for the paper core and angle manufacturing industry, has acquired a BM 2600 Paper Winder as part of its machinery and facilities upgrade project.  

Papeleira Coreboard is part of a group that includes Spiralpack and the paper core manufacturer Cicarsa. After a period of heavy investments to optimize their manufacturing process, they have become the benchmark for recycled paper in Portugal.  

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals completes acquisition of Brazil-based ketone peroxides producer Polinox

September 21, 2018 - 04:25
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , Sept. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has completed its acquisition of Brazil's Polinox, South America's leading producer of ketone peroxides, an essential ingredient in the manufacture of polymers. The purchase expands the company's footprint in South America, establishing it as one of the region's leading producers of curing systems for polyester thermoset resins.

Smurfit Kappa showcases new Shelf Facer shelf-ready pack design at its Shopper Marketing event in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

September 21, 2018 - 04:06

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa demonstrated the impressive capabilities of its ShelfSmart service, including its new packaging solution, Shelf Facer, at its Shopper Marketing event last week.

Shelf Facer is a shelf-ready pack designed to boost product sales and raise brand awareness in-store. Trialled in a UK pilot scheme for premium cereal bar brand Stoats, the Shelf Facer led to an impressive 13.8% uplift in sales.

Oji Holdings to accelerate development of biodegradable plastics and paper products with added functions

September 21, 2018 - 03:45
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TOKYO, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Oji Holdings Corporation ("Oji," Director of the Board/President: Susumu Yajima, Head office: Tokyo) announces that we will accelerate the development of biodegradable plastics that are friendly to the global environment and the development of paper products with added functions.

Oji Holdings to accelerate development of biodegradable plastics and paper products with added functions

September 21, 2018 - 03:45

TOKYO, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Oji Holdings Corporation ("Oji," Director of the Board/President: Susumu Yajima, Head office: Tokyo) announces that we will accelerate the development of biodegradable plastics that are friendly to the global environment and the development of paper products with added functions.

BillerudKorsnäs partners with Uppsala University to develop low price eco-friendly paper batteries

September 21, 2018 - 02:13
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GREENWICH, CT , Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs announced that it partnered with researchers at Uppsala University towards the future’s paper batteries. Together they have taken basic research based on pure cellulose from algae and developed it to work with the same type of fibre that BillerudKorsnäs usually uses to manufacture paper and packaging. This development opens up the possibility of eco-friendly batteries, with the long-term goal being large-scale production at a low price.

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