February 2019

AR Packaging's A&R Carton wins four awards in Excellent Communications Design Packaging category at The German Design Award 2019

February 12, 2019 - 04:21

LUND, Sweden, Feb. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -We are proud to announce that A&R Carton has been awarded with four prizes at The German Design Award 2019 in the category Excellent Communications Design Packaging. The winners are Domino's Chicken Box, Schnitzel Joker Curry Wurst Pommes Kombibox, Tenz – PEEKBOX and Nalle Oat Flakes.

Domino's Chicken Box

EPA and local Arkansas and Georgia-Pacific leaders discuss air emissions consent decree for Crossett mill

February 11, 2019 - 18:21
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CROSSET, AR, Feb. 11, 2019 (ArkansasOnline) -The harshest critics of this south Arkansas town's paper mill said they were happy -- with some reservations -- Thursday night with environmental regulators' actions against the mill, the town's largest employer.

Government officials, Georgia-Pacific leaders, Crossett residents and others concerned with the business of the Crossett paper mill met Thursday night to discuss a proposed consent decree assessing penalties and requiring technological improvements to the tune of millions of dollars.

California packaging and design firm Bay Cities installs Bárberan Jetmaster digital printer

February 11, 2019 - 17:25

PICO RIVERA, CA , Feb. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Bay Cities, North America's most innovative packaging and design company, today announces the acquisition of the high-speed single-pass Bárberan Jetmaster 1750 to expand manufacturing and printing capabilities.

Metsä Tissue commences operational review of its mill operations, to develop new concept for future tissue paper mill

February 11, 2019 - 08:39
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Metsä Tissue, part of the Metsä Group, commenced an operational review of its mill operations on 1 February 2019. Jari Tiura, SVP, Operations, is responsible for the operational review.

Walki partners with petrochemical manufacturing company SABIC to launch new circular polymers for packaging industry to reach its sustainability goals

February 11, 2019 - 06:26
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The Walki Group is one of the pioneers in turning recycled mixed plastic waste into certified circular polymers for the packaging industry. The first products with circular polymers will be delivered to customers this year.

Walki partners with petrochemical manufacturing company SABIC to launch new circular polymers for packaging industry to reach its sustainability goals

February 11, 2019 - 06:26
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The Walki Group is one of the pioneers in turning recycled mixed plastic waste into certified circular polymers for the packaging industry. The first products with circular polymers will be delivered to customers this year.

Huhtamaki launches new high-quality, sustainable paper straws

February 11, 2019 - 04:27
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Straws are used by millions of people every day when enjoying drinks on-the-go. Huhtamaki now offers customers the opportunity to switch to paper straws for consuming cold drinks. Paper straws are a sustainable choice and an excellent alternative to plastic straws.

Huhtamaki is a pioneer in the use of sustainable materials for making food packaging products. Our new paper straws are made of fiber coming from sustainably managed forests and 100% of the paper used in the straws and in their wrapping is PEFC certified.

Huhtamaki launches new high-quality, sustainable paper straws

February 11, 2019 - 04:27

ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Straws are used by millions of people every day when enjoying drinks on-the-go. Huhtamaki now offers customers the opportunity to switch to paper straws for consuming cold drinks. Paper straws are a sustainable choice and an excellent alternative to plastic straws.

Huhtamaki is a pioneer in the use of sustainable materials for making food packaging products. Our new paper straws are made of fiber coming from sustainably managed forests and 100% of the paper used in the straws and in their wrapping is PEFC certified.

Cellwood successfully commissions its Grubbens Vertical Pulper at Vina Kraft Paper mill's production facility in Vietnam

February 11, 2019 - 03:49
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NASSJO, Sweden, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Cellwood´s Grubbens Vertical Pulper has been successfully commissioned at Vina Kraft Paper – Vietnam.

In September 2018 Cellwood Machinery rebuilt a bale pulper for Vina Kraft Paper. The installation consists of a new rotor unit 105/84 SF, engineering for internal lead plates as well as a new drive unit.The rebuilt was part of an energy saving project and at once resulted in improved pulp quality.

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

Kodak introduces Prosper Plus Imprinting Solutions for packaging with Continuous Inkjet Technology

February 08, 2019 - 18:03

COLOGNOLA AI COLLI, Italy, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Kodak announced today the introduction of the new KODAK PROSPER Plus Imprinting Solutions for the packaging industry. These solutions include four new imprinting components as well as food safe packaging inks and pre-coatings for folding cartons, food wraps, paper cups & plates, and ream wraps.

CelluForce restarts operations at its 300 tons/yr Cellulose NanoCrystals plant

February 08, 2019 - 05:56
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MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -CelluForce is pleased to announce that is has restarted operations at its Cellulose NanoCrystals (CNC) plant following the completion of a major upgrade project. With a production capacity of 300 tonnes per year, this modernized plant will help meet the growing demand for CNC and serve as a blueprint for the design of future CelluForce plants.

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