December 2018

Japan-based Rengo receives WorldStar awards for two packaging products

December 27, 2018 - 06:10

OSAKA, Japan, Dec. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it has won WorldStar awards for two products at the 2019 WorldStar Contest, hosted by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).

The two products, which are detailed below, were also prizewinners at the Japan Packaging Contest 2018. Winning the WorldStar Awards demonstrates that their usefulness has been recognized globally.

Asahi Super Dry Special Gift Set, an award-winning item 

Port of Everett in Washington hopes to close deal for former Kimberly-Clark mill site that closed in 2012

December 26, 2018 - 19:24
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EVERETT, WA, Dec. 26, 2018 (Local News) -An empty expanse of gravel yawns on the Everett waterfront, where generations of workers once toiled in a thrumming paper mill.

There are new signs that industry could stir back to life at the former Kimberly-Clark site.

Oji Fibre Solutions and Port of Tauranga, NZ, renew long term operating agreement

December 25, 2018 - 13:40
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TAURANGA, New Zealand, Dec. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Oji Fibre Solutions and Port of Tauranga have today confirmed their long term relationship has been extended with the renewal of their Operating Agreement for a further 10 years.

Oji Fibre Solutions is New Zealand’s major manufacturer of market kraft pulps, container board and packaging products. The company has committed to consolidating the majority of its import and export cargo volumes through Port of Tauranga for the next decade.

ANDRITZ to supply fiberline process technology and equipment for Iggesund Paperboard's mill in Sweden

December 21, 2018 - 02:08
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GRAZ, Austria, (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Holmen’s Iggesund Paperboard to supply fiberline process technology and equipment to their Iggesund mill, Sweden. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2019.

The technology supplied by ANDRITZ will substantially contribute towards reducing emissions further and result in environmentally friendly, high-quality pulp production.

ANDRITZ’s scope of supply encompasses:

India’s Century Pulp and Paper launches new “Natura Wrap” biodegradable cellulose film

December 21, 2018 - 01:02
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NEW DELHI, India, Dec. 20, 2018 (Business Wire) -The country's one the leading paper manufacturing company, Century Pulp & Paper took another initiative with its strong focus on hygiene and health by launching an innovative product, Biodegradable cellulose film “Natura Wrap” at Company’s Plant in Lalkua.

DS Smith to showcase corrugated solutions for produce packaging at 2019 Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, GA from Jan 11-12, 2019

December 21, 2018 - 00:35

COLUMBIA, SC, Dec. 20, 2018 (PRWeb) -DS Smith will showcase a full line of innovative corrugated solutions for produce, such as Greencoat®, the revolutionary wax-free, 100% recyclable coated box, as well as retail-ready packaging options and high-end graphics offerings.

Greencoat provides farmers, wholesalers, and retailers with a fully recyclable corrugated package that performs as well as wax in cold and wet environments, and DS Smith’s retail-ready packaging options enable farmers to showcase their brand with durable, multi-color graphics.

Andritz to supply new biomass boiler plant with external biomass handling system for Vattenfall's site in Uppsala, Sweden

December 20, 2018 - 08:06
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GRAZ, Austria, Dec. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Swedish energy company Vattenfall AB to deliver a new biomass boiler plant with an external biomass handling system for their “Carpe Futurum” project. The plant will be located on Vattenfall’s existing combined heat and power plant site in Uppsala, Sweden, some 70 km north of the capital Stockholm. The new plant will supply district heat to the Uppsala area and is also prepared for electricity production at a later stage.

M&K Trading installs multi-point gluer at Manchester Paper Box's facility in the UK

December 20, 2018 - 05:06

CHATTERIS, UK, Dec. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Manchester Paper Box have taken delivery of an Eterna TC2100 C6 multi-point gluer, supplied & installed by Cambridgeshire-based machinery manufacturer M&K Trading Ltd who are the UK & European agent for Eterna’s range of folder gluers. MPB are a large independent sheet plant with multiple sites offering their customers a wide variety of packaging solutions and have been long standing customers of M&K for many years, explains Robert Jess, Sales Executive for M&K.

Valmet to supply new brown stock washing and screening line for Sappi's Saiccor pulp mill in South Africa

December 20, 2018 - 02:43
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ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet has received an order for the new magnesium oxide (MgO) no 3 brown stock washing and screening line for the Sappi Saiccor mill in South Africa. The delivery is part of the Vulindlela Project which targets to reduce the Saiccor mill's air emissions and effluents, and to increase its total production from 783,000 ADt/a to 890,000 ADt/a. The capacity of the new MgO no 3 brown stock and screening line will be 720 ADt/d.

Essity’s new greenhouse gas emission reduction targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative, in line with Paris climate agreement

December 20, 2018 - 02:32
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STOCKHOLM, Dec. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity’s new targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emission have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. With this, Essity’s sustainability targets are now aligned with the Paris agreement objectives to keep global temperature increase below 2°C.

Essity’s new greenhouse gas emission reduction targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative, in line with Paris climate agreement

December 20, 2018 - 02:32
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STOCKHOLM, Dec. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity’s new targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emission have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. With this, Essity’s sustainability targets are now aligned with the Paris agreement objectives to keep global temperature increase below 2°C.

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