September 2018

Georgia Ports plans to achieve 8 million TEU capacity by 2028

September 21, 2018 - 02:06
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SAVANNAH, GA, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -At the Savannah State of the Port event today, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch thanked Governor Deal for his leadership and detailed GPA's 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity of the nation's fastest growing and single largest container terminal from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers (TEUs) to 8 million.

"We're preparing to redefine the Port of Savannah as not simply the load center for the Southeastern U.S., but as the port of choice for major inland markets east of the Mississippi River," Lynch said.

Japan’s paper industry pushes sector to replace plastic

September 20, 2018 - 19:36
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TOKYO, Sept. 20, 2018 (Financial Times) -Japan’s biggest paper manufacturers have set up crack marketing and research units to leverage global movements against disposable plastic and convince the world that a “paperised” future is more than pulp fiction.

The specially established divisions will be used to fast-track innovations that represent a paper solution to any given packaging quandary. They will also centralise the sales pitch for paper as both governments and corporations lay out their ambitions to curb plastic bags, plastic straws and other “one use” items.

Kotkamills to exhibit its AEGLE range of folding boxboards at FackPack 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany from Sept 25-27

September 20, 2018 - 08:51

KOTKA, Finland, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -We warmly welcome you to meet the Kotkamills Consumer Boards team at FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technology on September 25th – 27th at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany. You will find Kotkamills at stand 5-430 located in hall 5.

Kotkamills Consumer Boards will be presenting their AEGLE range of Folding Boxboards at the show, including the recyclable barrier coated packaging board products, along with the ISLA Duo cupstock for the production of easily recyclable plastic free paper cups.

More online orders to find their way into customers’ mailboxes in Germany

September 20, 2018 - 07:11

BRUSSELS, Sept. 20, 2018 (RISI) -The German association of e-commerce and mail order (bevh) and the Association of the German Envelope Industry (VDBF) have entered into closer cooperation. The associations want to tackle the existing challenges in the delivery of goods due to sometimes heavily overburdened parcel services.

More online orders to find their way into customers’ mailboxes in Germany

September 20, 2018 - 06:27
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 20, 2018 (PPI Europe) -The German association of e-commerce and mail order (bevh) and the Association of the German Envelope Industry (VDBF) have entered into closer cooperation. The associations want to tackle the existing challenges in the delivery of goods due to sometimes heavily overburdened parcel services.

Valmet to install web monitoring systems on two paper machines at Shanying Huazhong Paper's facility in China

September 20, 2018 - 04:11
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet has received orders for next-generation web monitoring systems from Shanying Huazhong Paper Industry Co., Ltd. in China. The full-scale Valmet IQ Web Monitoring Systems will be installed on two paper machines at the company to improve and maintain machine productivity.

The orders were included in Valmet's first and second quarter 2018 orders received. Typically, the order value of these kinds of automation system deliveries is below EUR one million.

US-based PrintReleaf partners with print management and marketing logistics company The Standard Group to provide reforestation services

September 20, 2018 - 02:24
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DENVER, CO, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -The Standard Group -- a print management and marketing logistics company located in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania -- has chosen PrintReleaf to provide reforestation services to its customers. Discussing the selection, Scott Vaughn, CEO of The Standard Group, commented: "Standard Group's customers rely on us to bring them the latest and most innovative technologies available in the digital and print communications space.

$14-million generator project will optimize power unit at Kruger’s Corner Brook, NL, mill

September 19, 2018 - 19:35
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CORNER BROOK, NL, Sept. 19, 2018 (The Western Star) -While anyone passing by might be able to see work on the Deer Lake Power penstocks, it’s the work inside the powerhouse that excites Darren Pelley.

Pelley is general manager of Corner Brook Pulp and Paper, which owns the hydroelectricity plant that provides the city mill the bulk of its electrical needs.

Rayonier Advanced Materials sells resins business for $16.5 million to company led by current resins business management

September 19, 2018 - 18:13
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JACKSONVILLE, FL, Sept. 19, 2018 (Business Wire) -Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced today that it has sold its resins business to LRBG Chemicals, a company to be led by the current resins business management team, for a purchase price of approximately $16.5 million. The business, with manufacturing locations in Longueuil, Quebec and Toledo, Ohio, produces chemical resins used in the manufacturing of oriented strand board (OSB), hardboard and other engineered wood products. The business was originally acquired as part of the Company’s acquisition of Tembec in November of 2017.

Drylock and Procter & Gamble sign global cross-license agreement to expand intellectual property rights into Channel technologies

September 19, 2018 - 12:25
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ZELE, Belgium, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) and Drylock Technologies NV (“Drylock”) have entered into a global cross-license agreement to expand their intellectual property rights into the so called “Channel” and ‘Channel’ with associated wetness indicator strips technology. The “Channel” technology is used to enhance performance of absorbent hygiene products such as baby care taped diapers and pants as well as adult incontinence diapers and pants.

Italy's Fabio Perini receives ISO 50001 certification for environmental sustainability and its energy management system

September 19, 2018 - 09:37
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LUCCA, ITALY, Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Fabio Perini S.p.A has obtained the prestigious ISO 50001 certification for environmental sustainability. This milestone comes after a journey started in 2012 positioning Fabio Perini S.p.A. among the most cutting-edge companies in the converting sector and beyond.

Italy's Fabio Perini receives ISO 50001 certification for environmental sustainability and its energy management system

September 19, 2018 - 09:37
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LUCCA, ITALY, Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Fabio Perini S.p.A has obtained the prestigious ISO 50001 certification for environmental sustainability. This milestone comes after a journey started in 2012 positioning Fabio Perini S.p.A. among the most cutting-edge companies in the converting sector and beyond.

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