November 2018

Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200HS tissue production line successfully started up at ICT Iberica's mill in Burgo, Spain

November 20, 2018 - 02:16
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200HS tissue production line including an extensive automation package was successfully started up at ICT Iberica's mill in Burgo, Spain, in September 2018. The new tissue line meets the company's intention to adopt state of the art technology for highest quality tissue production. Valmet has previously delivered four tissue lines to ICT companies in Italy, France and Poland.

Sun Chemical to showcase its portfolio, partnerships and acquisitions at IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2018 at Santa Clara, CA from Nov 14-15

November 19, 2018 - 09:50
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PARSIPPANY, NJ, Nov. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -Dring IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2018, Sun Chemical will highlight its latest strategic partnerships and acquisitions as well as the latest offerings from its wide portfolio of solutions for printed electronics, displays, electroluminescent lighting, smart sensors, packaging, printed circuit boards, and electronics manufacturing.

Sherwood Group provides its Puracoat solution to UK-based Mexican restaurant chain Chilango for its new eco-friendly packaging

November 19, 2018 - 06:28

NOTTINGHAM, UK, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Chilango, a UK based Mexican restaurant chain, has worked closely with the Sherwood Group and Yates Supplies to find a replacement for its bagasse trays and plastic lids, which were used to serve burritos, tacos, salads and nachos. Its new range of eco-friendly packaging has now launched.

Chilango was looking for a more robust, vibrant and iconic alternative for its packaging, which would enable them to tell their brand story, whilst being environmentally friendly, functional and maintain the food’s temperature during delivery.

Valmet to supply OCC and OptiConcept M containerboard lines for Mondi SCP's mill in Ružomberok, Slovakia

November 19, 2018 - 04:06
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply Old Corrugated Container (OCC) and OptiConcept M containerboard making lines with a winder for Mondi SCP's mill in Ružomberok, Slovakia. The start-up of PM 19 is expected towards the end of 2020. 

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AF&PA appreciates EPA for organizing America Recycles Day Recycling Summit

November 16, 2018 - 10:23
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WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman today commended the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for organizing the America Recycles Day Recycling Summit. On Thursday afternoon, she will join industry executives in addressing the EPA headquarter-based summit and in signing an EPA pledge to help identify solutions to issues facing the U.S. recycling system.

Ingevity increases prices for all for pine chemical-based products by 7-12% from Jan 1, 2019

November 16, 2018 - 09:20
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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC , Nov. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Ingevity has announced a general price increase for all tall oil fatty acid, tall oil rosin, rosin derivatives, distilled tall oil, and lignin dispersant products. The increase is due to continued inflationary pressures and will range from 7 to 12 percent for all products.

The new prices will be effective January 1, 2019, or as contracts allow.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

EUROPEN and 72 other associations call on EU to safeguard single market in single-use plastics negotiations

November 16, 2018 - 05:28
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BRUSSELS, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -EUROPEN and 72 other associations representing a wide range of packaging materials and sectors across the packaging value chain call on the European Institutions to ensure that the free movement of packaging and packaged goods across the EU’s Single Market is not undermined by the Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUP), currently being negotiated in trilogues.

Essity wins ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ awards at 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

November 16, 2018 - 02:09
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STOCKHOLM, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity has won the awards ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ for Tork EasyCube® and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ at the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards. The awards were announced on November 15 in Berlin.

Essity wins ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ awards at 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

November 16, 2018 - 02:09
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STOCKHOLM, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity has won the awards ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ for Tork EasyCube® and ‘Best Practice - Sustainability’ at the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards. The awards were announced on November 15 in Berlin.

Solaris Paper receives 2018 DEAL Award from Sustainability Dashboard Tools at ISSA North America Show in Dallas, TX

November 16, 2018 - 01:58
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ATLANTA, GA, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Solaris Paper is a proud recipient of the 2018 DEAL Award. Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC recognized Solaris Paper for its leadership in sustainability.

Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC presented the DEAL Awards October 30, 2018, at the ISSA North America Show in Dallas, TX. The awards recognize the outstanding performance, contributions, and leadership of organizations that participate in the DEAL program.

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