November 2018

DS Smith Tecnicarton wins two awards for its latest solutions at IPA Awards 2018 in Madrid, Spain

November 29, 2018 - 06:19

LONDON, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Two DS Smith Tecnicarton solutions have been awarded in the V edition of the Inspirational Packaging Awards (IPA Awards). It is a 5-wave foldable export solution and ESD-treated trays for products with electronic components that have been awarded in the category of Technological Innovation.

DS Smith Tecnicarton wins two awards for its latest solutions at IPA Awards 2018 in Madrid, Spain

November 29, 2018 - 06:19
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LONDON, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Two DS Smith Tecnicarton solutions have been awarded in the V edition of the Inspirational Packaging Awards (IPA Awards). It is a 5-wave foldable export solution and ESD-treated trays for products with electronic components that have been awarded in the category of Technological Innovation.

Valmet to supply IQ steam profiler for Luzhou Yongfeng Pulp and Paper's mill in China

November 29, 2018 - 04:03
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Steam Profiler to Luzhou Yongfeng Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd in China. The solution will enable the mill to increase production capacity as well as improve runnability and the economic efficiency of the pulp production line.

The order is included in Valmet's third quarter 2018 orders received. The delivery will take place in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Södra and Forestry Research Institute of Sweden launch new large-scale greenhouse project orchard

November 29, 2018 - 03:42
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VAXJO, Sweden, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Sweden’s first large-scale greenhouse orchard for control-pollinated spruce seeds has opened at Södra’s nursery in Falkenberg. The project, conducted jointly with the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, will improve the quality of future spruce trees.

The supply of control-pollinated spruce seedlings* cannot keep pace with forest owner demand. To meet this need, Södra and the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden have now launched a project to increase the production of control-pollinated spruce seeds.

US-based total quality assurance provider Intertek launches new paper and cardboard testing facility at its site in Chicago

November 28, 2018 - 08:51

CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2018 (Business Wire) -Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is launching a paper testing facility at its existing site in Chicago. The new lab will offer the full scope of testing services to standards set by the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), further expanding the Company’s extensive package testing services in the United States, including ISTA transit testing and regulatory consulting.

SAICA Pack Barcelona's pack selected as 2018 European finalist for Frozen and Chilled Foods category in European Carton Excellence Awards

November 28, 2018 - 06:03

BARCELONA, Nov. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -SAICA PACK Barcelona’s pack was selected as 2018 European Finalist for the Frozen and Chilled Foods category in the European Carton Excellence Awards, promoted by ECMA and ProCarton.

The awards highlight the latest innovations from the European cartonboard and carton industry.

The selected design is 100% recycled and recyclable basket. The box was designed for our client “Divino Marmande” manufactured for Cualín, a leading vegetables grower from Almería.

Elopak provides its aseptic Pure-Pak cartons with Natural Brown Board to Spanish fruit juice manufacturer Zumosol

November 28, 2018 - 04:32

SPIKKESTAD, Norway, Nov. 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Zumosol in Spain has re-launched its organic juices in 1 litre aseptic Pure-Pak Sense cartons with Natural Brown Board from Elopak. In a switch from plastic packaging, the premium juice manufacturer found the new more natural and sustainable cartons a perfect fit for its organic portfolio.

Food retailers Maker Grill, Pie-Not adopt reCUP recyclable cup and foodservice products made with EarthCoating

November 27, 2018 - 17:32

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Nov. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -As global demand for increased recycling rates and plastic reduction in single use packaging continues to grow, US-based restaurants and coffeehouses are doing their part for the environment by adopting the reCUP recyclable paper cup and other recyclable paperboard foodservice products, made with EarthCoating barrier coating. The most recent are Muscle Maker Grill with 40 locations, and Pie-Not with two locations.

Rengo to exhibit its concept for sustainable packaging production at EcoPro 2018 in Tokyo on Dec 6

November 27, 2018 - 11:59

OSAKA, Japan, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it will exhibit at EcoPro 2018. The title of this year’s exhibition is “Environment and Society of the SDGs Era, and to the Future.”

The theme of Rengo’s booth will be “Corrugated Packaging Museum,” embodying Rengo’s “Less is more.” concept for sustainable packaging producing. We hope visitors will take the opportunity to visit the Rengo booth.

Cascades to invest $58 million to modernize and add new tissue converting equipment at Wagram, NC, plant

November 27, 2018 - 11:51
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WAGRAM, NC , Nov. 27, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, is pleased to announce an investment of US$58 million in its Wagram plant in North Carolina that will modernize the plant and add new tissue converting equipment. These project investments are part of the capital expenditure envelope previously announced by the Company.

Cascades to invest $58 million to modernize and add new tissue converting equipment at Wagram, NC, plant

November 27, 2018 - 11:51
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WAGRAM, NC , Nov. 27, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, is pleased to announce an investment of US$58 million in its Wagram plant in North Carolina that will modernize the plant and add new tissue converting equipment. These project investments are part of the capital expenditure envelope previously announced by the Company.

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