March 2019

Stora Enso starts co-determination process with employees at Oulu mill in Finland on plan to convert to packaging board production; PM 6 and sheeting plant to close

March 18, 2019 - 04:05
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HELSINKI, March 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso starts co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland regarding a plan to convert the paper mill into packaging board production and the closure of paper machine 6 and a sheeting plant. The planned change could result in a reduction of a maximum of 400 employees at the mill. The decision on the potential conversion will be made by the Stora Enso Board of Directors during the first half of 2019 after the co-determination process has been completed.

Solenis raises prices 5-20% on chemicals for the Asia Pacific pulp and paper industry

March 15, 2019 - 18:17
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WILMINGTON, DE, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Effective immediately, or as customer contracts allow, Solenis will increase prices by 5-20 percent on specialty chemicals for the pulp and paper industry in the Asia Pacific region. The company will also increase prices by 5-10 percent for polyacrylamide (PAM) products in the region. These price changes are necessary due to the increase in certain raw material costs combined with a tightening overall global supply chain.

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Evergreen Packaging releases white paper "Trend Watchers Say the Topic of the Year for Food and Beverage Might Be 'Plant-Based'." .

March 15, 2019 - 12:49
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MEMPHIS, TN, March 14, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in fiber-based packaging solutions, today released a white paper, "Trend Watchers Say the Topic of the Year for Food and Beverage Might Be 'Plant-Based,'" based on data from the annual EcoFocus Trend Study, which forecasts key trends that will shape the U.S. food and beverage industries in the year ahead. Now in its ninth year, the EcoFocus Trend Study examines how consumer attitudes, actions, preferences, and values are reshaping grocery purchasing decisions.

Russia’s Arkhbum Tissue Group reports shipment of first batch of sanitary tissue products from its new plant in Kaluga, Russia

March 15, 2019 - 09:30
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NOVODVINSK, Russia, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -The new plant at the industrial site “Vorsino” of “ARKHBUM TISSUE GROUP”, LLC (the affiliated company of “Arkhangelsk PPM”, JSC, Group of Pulp Mill Holding) in Kaluga region has shipped the first batch of sanitary tissue products. The first truck (33 pallets) has left today to the North-Caucasian federal district.

As the Sales Business Unit of “ARKHBUM TISSUE GROUP” noted it is expected to ship 20 trucks to partners in February and 150 trucks in March.

Russia’s Arkhbum Tissue Group reports shipment of first batch of sanitary tissue products from its new plant in Kaluga, Russia

March 15, 2019 - 09:30
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NOVODVINSK, Russia, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -The new plant at the industrial site “Vorsino” of “ARKHBUM TISSUE GROUP”, LLC (the affiliated company of “Arkhangelsk PPM”, JSC, Group of Pulp Mill Holding) in Kaluga region has shipped the first batch of sanitary tissue products. The first truck (33 pallets) has left today to the North-Caucasian federal district.

As the Sales Business Unit of “ARKHBUM TISSUE GROUP” noted it is expected to ship 20 trucks to partners in February and 150 trucks in March.

BIR to feature expert strategist, speaker and moderator Gabrielle Walker at its World Recycling Convention and Exhibition in Singapore from May 20-22

March 15, 2019 - 09:22
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BRUSSELS, March 15, 2019 (Press Release) -At BIR’s upcoming World Recycling Convention & Exhibition in Singapore (20-22 May 2019), the Keynote Session on Tuesday, 21 May at 15.00 will be featuring a highly inspirational and knowledgeable expert strategist, speaker and moderator.

Dr Gabrielle Walker helps businesses from many different sectors everywhere in the world to address global challenges—with a focus on climate change, plastics, sustainability, the circular economy, energy (oil and gas, utilities and renewables), mobility, finance, agriculture/land-use.

Nouryon celebrates 25th anniversary of its Boxing site in China

March 15, 2019 - 06:42
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , March 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Today Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Boxing site, one of the company’s first chemical production locations in China. The site has grown to become an integral part of the company’s surfactants production network via a series of investments, including a €4.8 million expansion that was completed at the end of 2017.

Futura introduces new JOI Hydro-Bond technology which achieves perfect adhesion of tissue plies using water alone

March 15, 2019 - 05:22
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LUCCA, ITALY, March 15, 2019 (Press Release) -JOI Hydro-Bond is a new technology from Futura which, for the first time in tissue converting, achieves perfect adhesion of tissue plies using water alone - no glue.

The technology is the result of months of experimentation at FuturaLab – Futura’s hub of innovation – and the results have been a revelation.

E.ON to build new state-of-the-art combined heat and power facility for DS Smith's Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent, UK

March 15, 2019 - 04:29
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  • ESSEN, Germany, March 15, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • ON to build combined heat and power facility for DS Smith in Kent
  • Annual savings of 36.000 tons of carbon
  • Long-standing site partnership extended for a further 20 years

DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and E.ON, a leading energy company in Europe, have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent (UK).

Koehler receives 200-tonne Yankee cylinder from Voith for new paper machine at its Kehl site in Germany

March 14, 2019 - 12:25
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OBERKIRCH, Germany, March 8, 2019 (Press Release) -"The arrival of the cylinder represents an important step towards our new paper machine," says Dr. Stefan Karrer, technical director of the Koehler Paper Group. The 200-ton steel cylinder forms the heart of the new paper machine that Koehler is currently building at its Kehl site on the Rhine. With a diameter of 7.31 meters, it is the world's largest smoothing cylinder of its kind.

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