November 2018

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017 selected as best by Finnish financial journalists

November 07, 2018 - 08:12
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HELSINKI, Nov. 7, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017 was chosen as best by Finnish financial journalists in a competition organised by the corporate responsibility network FIBS. Our report was short-listed among the 10 best reports in the overall competition.

Finnish financial journalists considered the report as the best sustainability report for 2017. They emphasized the usability of the report; even if the report contains a lot of information, the facts are easily found.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö partners with five companies to develop new flexible paper-based packaging solution

November 07, 2018 - 07:27

HELSINKI, Nov. 7, 2018 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö has partnered with five companies to develop a new flexible paper-based packaging solution.

The objective is to develop a renewable, biodegradable and recyclable flexible paper‐based packaging material, by replacing current materials by more sustainable ones, leading to a reduced amount of plastic films. There is a significant market potential, as the size of the flexible plastic packaging market for dry food applications is evaluated at around EUR 3.7 billion a year in Europe.

Stora Enso introduces new sustainable RFID tag technology ECO for intelligent packaging

November 07, 2018 - 02:40

HELSINKI, Nov. 7, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso launches a new sustainable RFID tag technology called ECO™ by Stora Enso, designed for intelligent packaging functionalities in supply chain, retail and e-commerce applications. The technology enables paper-based RFID tags, providing a plastic-free and recyclable solution for packaging authentication.

Sun Chemical extends availability of SunLit Publish premium sheetfed offset process inks to commercial printers globally

November 06, 2018 - 08:47
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WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK , Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -After successfully introducing SunLit Publish in a number of European countries, Sun Chemical is now extending the availability of its series of premium sheetfed offset process inks to commercial printers throughout the rest of Europe and the world.

Kimberly-Clark receives 2018 Responsible Business and SmartWay Excellence Awards for its sustainability efforts

November 06, 2018 - 07:45
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DALLAS, TX, Nov. 5, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark Corporation has been recognized with two prominent awards for its efforts to improve energy efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint. The company received the 2018 Responsible Business Award for Climate Action from Ethical Corporation, and earned its sixth consecutive SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leadership in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.

Bobst to supply new EXPERTFOLD 80 folder-gluer with ACCUBRAILLE GT and ACCUCHECK to Paperpack in Greece

November 06, 2018 - 05:57

LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Paperpack – one of the leading providers of carton packaging and leaflets in Greece – has become the first company in the country to invest in a new EXPERTFOLD 80 folder-gluer from BOBST with ACCUBRAILLE GT and ACCUCHECK. This extremely versatile folder-gluer is enabling Paperpack to produce an impressive number of boxes at high speed with unrivalled quality.

Tronox 3Q 2018 results: revenue up 5% from year ago to $456 million

November 06, 2018 - 05:02
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    STAMFORD, CT , Nov. 5, 2018 (PRNewswire) -
  • Results demonstrate benefits of vertical integration with solid performance realized across the board in pigment, feedstock and co-products and all assets in full operation
  • Revenue of $456 million up 5 percent versus prior year driven primarily by higher pigment and zircon selling prices
  • Income from operations of $53 million up 13 percent versus prior year; adjusted EBITDA of $128 million up 8 percent versus prior year (Non-GAAP)
  • GAAP diluted EPS of $0.05; adjusted diluted EPS of $0.17 (Non-GAAP)

US-based Sun Automation announces partnership with Suba Solutions to provide equipment and parts in India

November 06, 2018 - 04:59
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GLEN ARM, MD , July 2, 2018 (Press Release) -SUN Automation Group, a leading global provider of innovative equipment to the corrugated industry, is pleased to announce a partnership with Suba Solutions to provide equipment and parts and support its customers in India. 

ALTANA invests in Israeli industrial digital printing company Velox to expand its technology and investment portfolio in Middle East

November 06, 2018 - 04:59
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    WESEL, Germany, Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -
  • Specialty chemicals group expanding its digital printing technology portfolio
  • Emphasis on new technology for high-speed digital “Direct-to-Shape” printing
  • Technology already deployed and multiple high-value strategic accounts secured

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA invests in the Israeli industrial digital printing company Velox Ltd., expanding its technology and investment portfolio in this area. The parties have agreed not to disclose the investment amount.

Metsä Board provides its Prime FBB 350 g/m2 folding boxboard to create 'golden' packaging for Finnish liquorice producer Kouvolan Lakritsi

November 06, 2018 - 04:39

ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Finnish liquorice producer Kouvolan Lakritsi wanted to take its confectionery into new retail channels and to help do this they called upon the expertise of Metsä Board’s packaging analysis and design team and specified its lightweight pure fresh fibre paperboards. The result of this collaboration was ‘golden’ packaging designed to look and feel like an exclusive branded leather-like clutch-bag.

Netherlands-based chemicals company Braskem joins Europe’s Bio-based Industries Consortium

November 06, 2018 - 04:25
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ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands , Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Chemicals company Braskem announces it has joined European network Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) as a full member.

BIC represents the private sector in the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership (PPP) with the EU worth €3.7 billion. By joining BIC, Braskem has become part of a wider network committed to bringing bio-based products to market.

Netherlands-based chemicals company Braskem joins Europe’s Bio-based Industries Consortium

November 06, 2018 - 04:25

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands , Nov. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Chemicals company Braskem announces it has joined European network Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) as a full member.

BIC represents the private sector in the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership (PPP) with the EU worth €3.7 billion. By joining BIC, Braskem has become part of a wider network committed to bringing bio-based products to market.

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