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February 2019

Germany's Baden Board adds new “Grass Print” alternative virgin fibre to its recycled board portfolio

February 06, 2019 - 08:54

GERNSBACH, Germany, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Baden Board is expanding its highly respected recycled board portfolio with the addition of the newly developed “Grass Print”.

Grass is an alternative virgin fibre that is collected in the near vicinity of the mill in Gernsbach, the raw material is grown to harvest several times per year and has a unique life cycle when compared to the production of 1 tonne of virgin wood pulp. When compared to virgin pulp large quantities of water can be saved and grass pulp requires up to 80% less energy to produce.

Metsä Board recognized as global leader for supplier engagement on climate change by CDP

February 06, 2019 - 08:26
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Metsä Board Corporation, a part of Metsä Group, has been recognised by CDP for its leadership in developing supplier engagement to tackle climate change and manage carbon emissions. CDP, a non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, has awarded Metsä Board a coveted position on its third annual Supplier Engagement Rating leader board.

UK-based Waitrose & Partners launches recyclable cardboard grape punnets to reduce plastic from its shelves

February 06, 2019 - 04:31

BRACKNELL, UK , Jan. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -This week Waitrose & Partners takes another step forward in its bid to reduce plastic from its shelves with the introduction of recyclable cardboard grape punnets which will replace traditional plastic punnets for its Waitrose Duchy Organic and Waitrose 1 Sable grapes. Waitrose & Partners is the first UK supermarket to sell grapes packaged this way.

The switch to recyclable cardboard will save an initial 12 tonnes of plastic a year, with this figure set to rise with more grapes expected to make the change later in the year.

A.Celli to supply latest generation E-WIND T100 rewinder for tissue paper production at Berli Jucker Cellox's Prachinburi plant in Thailand

February 06, 2019 - 03:45
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LUCCA, ITALY, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -It is with great satisfaction that A.Celli Paper announces the beginning of a valuable collaboration with Berli Jucker Cellox Co. Ltd., to supply the latest generation E-WIND T100 rewinder dedicated to the production of tissue paper for the capacity expansion project at Prachinburi plant.

The new rewinder will be used for all types of high quality tissue paper, weighing from 13 to 45 gsm; it is equipped with three unwinders and a calender, maximum operating speed 1900 mpm, maximum diameter of the finished roll 1800 mm.

Nova Scotia’s new, tougher pollution standards would apply to Northern Pulp mill effluent pipe

February 05, 2019 - 13:24
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HALIFAX, NS, Feb. 5, 2019 (CBC) -A pulp mill on the Nova Scotia side of the Northumberland Strait was the topic of heated discussion today among MLAs.

Top environment officials from Ottawa met with the standing committee on agriculture and fisheries to discuss new pollution regulations that are in the works for pulp and paper mills.

Arkhangelsk pulp and paper mill installs heating system of its new evaporation station in Russia

February 05, 2019 - 10:56
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NOVODVINSK, Russia , Jan. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -

“Arkhangelsk PPM”, JSC continues the second key project of 2019 - “Construction of a new evaporation station” within the framework of the forest exploitation project “Board production rebuilt”.

BOBST along with REVO Partners and Mouvent to demonstrate new label and packaging production solutions at open house in Florence, Italy

February 05, 2019 - 10:40

FLORENCE, Italy , Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Open house in Florence will reveal pioneering technology in a changing world. BOBST with its REVO Partners and Mouvent are pleased to host an open house in Florence, Italy during the first week of April.

During the open house, BOBST will unveil two “world premiere” end-to-end solutions and three “world premiere” breakthrough innovations, which will revolutionize the standards and the dynamics of the labels and packaging industry.

Georgia Ports Authority unveils Big Berth/Big Ship program to allow Port of Savannah serve six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024

February 05, 2019 - 07:53
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SAVANNAH, GA, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA's Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024.

"No other single container terminal in North America has the ability to expand berth capacity at this rate," said Lynch. Currently, Savannah's Garden City Terminal is equipped to handle two of these vessels and by April of this year that number will increase to three.

Valmet introduces new fiber furnish analyzer for online measurement for paper, board and tissue makers

February 05, 2019 - 07:53
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet introduces the completely redesigned Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer, which takes advantage of Valmet's extensive field experience and new technology. Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer provides fast and precise online measurement of key fiber and furnish properties for paper, board and tissue makers.

EUROPEN welcomes establishment of Circular Plastics Alliance, urges stakeholders to ensure necessary framework conditions for circular plastics

February 05, 2019 - 05:40
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BRUSSELS, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -On the occasion of the first meeting of the European Commission’s high-level Circular Plastics Alliance, which aims to improve the economics and quality of plastics recycling in Europe, EUROPEN calls on all stakeholders, including EU and national policymakers, to ensure that certain framework conditions are put in place.

Bobst supplies its die-cutter Mastercut at paper packaging products manufacturer Avance Cartón's facility in Madrid, Spain

February 05, 2019 - 03:06

MEX, Switzerland , Jan. 31, 2019 (Press Release) -BOBST today announced that it has sold its 300th MASTERCUT, a major milestone for BOBST and its iconic die-cutter. The 300th machine was sold to Avance Cartón, a manufacturer of corrugated cardboard sheets, containers and packaging, based in Madrid.