March 2019

Carestia Arcade Beauty expands its machinery to increase production of small boxes and cards sample

March 08, 2019 - 05:02

PARIS, March 8, 2019 (Press Release) -To support the development of mini-products within the group, Carestia Arcade Beauty, leader in perfume discovery through sample, is increasing the production of small boxes and cards sample. By doing so, the site meets the expectations of brands through a sharp technical expertise and investments up to the task.

Finland-based Amerplast partners with Metsä Tissue’s Serla brand to introduce first circular economy tissue packaging

March 08, 2019 - 03:45
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TAMPERE, Finland, March 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Transition to Circular Economy is a necessity when we wish to create a better and more sustainable future for our children and the generations to come. We need to make the most of our limited resources and work together against climate change. Amerplast and Metsä Tissue’s Serla brand are partnering to introduce the first Circular Economy Tissue Packaging to the market.

Finland-based Amerplast partners with Metsä Tissue’s Serla brand to introduce first circular economy tissue packaging

March 08, 2019 - 03:45
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TAMPERE, Finland, March 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Transition to Circular Economy is a necessity when we wish to create a better and more sustainable future for our children and the generations to come. We need to make the most of our limited resources and work together against climate change. Amerplast and Metsä Tissue’s Serla brand are partnering to introduce the first Circular Economy Tissue Packaging to the market.

Solenis among winners of Closed Loop Partners’ NextGen Cup Challenge

March 07, 2019 - 08:34
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WILMINGTON, DE, March 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Solenis has been named as one of only 12 winners in the NextGen Cup Challenge, a global innovation competition backed by giants of the food-service industry to redesign and create a widely recyclable and/or compostable fiber hot and cold to-go cup. The Challenge attracted nearly 500 entries from more than 50 countries.

Solenis received the award in the Innovative Cup Liners category for its TopScreen recyclable and compostable barrier coatings technology.

German printing, paper machine manufacturing industry's exports totalled Euro 4.6 billion in 2018

March 07, 2019 - 06:32
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FRANKFURT, Germany, March 7, 2019 (Press Release) -The printing and paper machine manufacturing industry can look back on an overall satisfactory and stable performance in 2018. As in the previous year, overall exports totalled 4.6 billion euros. Strong demand in China and EU countries partially compensated for a significant fall in sales in North and South America, Russia, India and France.

Nouryon to invest in polymerization plant for its Expancel expandable microspheres in US

March 07, 2019 - 04:17
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , March 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has selected a location in the US for a world-scale polymerization plant for its Expancel expandable microspheres. The project will significantly strengthen the company’s leadership position in expandable microspheres, which are used to make customers’ end products lighter and reduce costs.

Advanced engineering is under way and long delivery item procurement has started. The project is scheduled for completion in late 2020, subject to final board approval.

RecyclePaperZA releases ready-to-use graphics for designers and retailers to promote recycling

March 07, 2019 - 04:02
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JOHANNESBURG, March 6, 2019 (Press Release) -RecyclePaperZA, the South African paper recycling association, has produced a set of graphics that just about anyone can apply on paper-based packaging and communication materials. The basic message is short and simple: Recycle this product – whether it be a box, a brochure or a document. The graphics are available Adobe Illustrator, EPS and Jpeg formats.

Wood-based UPM BioVerno diesel reduces tailpipe emissions

March 07, 2019 - 02:35
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HELSINKI, March 7, 2019 (Press Release) -The latest results from the off-road vehicle test carried out at Vuosaari Harbour, Helsinki, confirm that renewable UPM BioVerno diesel reduces tailpipe emissions.

The test in the Vuosaari Harbour focused on measuring the tailpipe emissions of a Volvo wheel loader. Both the nitrogen oxide and particle emissions were around 10% less when compared to a fossil reference fuel.

Wood-based UPM BioVerno diesel reduces tailpipe emissions

March 07, 2019 - 02:35
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HELSINKI, March 7, 2019 (Press Release) -The latest results from the off-road vehicle test carried out at Vuosaari Harbour, Helsinki, confirm that renewable UPM BioVerno diesel reduces tailpipe emissions.

The test in the Vuosaari Harbour focused on measuring the tailpipe emissions of a Volvo wheel loader. Both the nitrogen oxide and particle emissions were around 10% less when compared to a fossil reference fuel.

August Faller launches digital folding carton production with its subsidiary PackEx for production of folding cartons in small batches

March 06, 2019 - 12:20
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WALDKIRCH, Germany , March 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Packaging manufacturer August Faller has expanded its portfolio by founding a subsidiary which specialises in the production of folding cartons in small and very small batches – PackEx GmbH in Worms. Customers can order the desired products online at any time and benefit from short delivery times and significantly reduced operating costs.

Nouryon completes Euro 4 million colloidal silica expansion at its Bohus site in Sweden

March 06, 2019 - 05:04
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , March 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has raised production capacity for surface-modified colloidal silica at its Bohus site in Sweden. The €4-million expansion primarily adds capacity for the company’s Levasil CC-branded product line, which supports customers in the paints and coatings market in their switch from solvent-based to more sustainable water-based coatings.

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