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March 2019

Stora Enso invests Euro 5 million in new line, infrastructure for formed fiber products at its Hylte mill in Sweden

March 14, 2019 - 03:50
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HELSINKI, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso is investing EUR 5 million to build a new production line and related infrastructure to manufacture formed fiber products at Hylte Mill in Sweden. The formed fiber technology enables manufacturing of products that are designed for circularity, meaning that they are renewable, recyclable and biodegradable and do not contain any plastic.

Stora Enso joins New Plastics Economy Global Commitment led by Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UN Environment

March 14, 2019 - 03:36
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HELSINKI, March 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste and pollution at the source. The Global Commitment and its vision for a circular economy for plastic is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment.

A&R Carton introduces small size high fibre content composite cans

March 13, 2019 - 07:47

LUND, Sweden, March 13, 2019 (Press Release) -A&R Carton meets the need for sustainable smaller containers with its new sizes of the composite can Boardio® with an optimised fibre content of 90%. The consumer convenient cans can replace full plastic containers for nutritional supplements, snacks, chewing gums, powders etc. without compromising product safety and protection.

America-based Econscience launches new Great Lakes long lasting paper drinking straw made with domestic materials

March 13, 2019 - 06:53

NORTHBROOK, IL, March 12, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Econscience, Inc., an American manufacturer of high-quality paperboard alternatives to single- and multi-use plastic products, has begun shipping the Great Lakes Straw: a 100-percent paper drinking straw made entirely with domestic materials and labor that lasts the length of a day in one or multiple beverages. Straws will be available for purchase through select distribution within the U.S. and abroad.

Sofidel Group receives 2019 PPI Award in Tissue Innovation category for its Papernet Freshen Tech toilet paper in Vienna, Austria

March 13, 2019 - 04:51
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PORCARI, Italy , March 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Papernet Freshen Tech, a Sofidel Group product, received yesterday the 2019 PPI (Pulp & Paper International) Award in the Tissue Innovation category at the awards ceremony in Vienna.

Freshen Tech, part of the Away from Home range, developed for bars, hotels, restaurants, public facilities, public transport, etc., is the new toilet paper that neutralises bad odours thanks to an active ingredient capable of modifying their molecular structure.

Sappi North America announces global availability of its Proto and Spectro SBS paperboard products for commercial orders in all calipers

March 12, 2019 - 12:08

BOSTON, MA, March 12, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving wood pulp, announced that its Proto and Spectro paperboard products are available globally for commercial orders in all calipers.

Global Recycling Foundation confirms TOMRA Sorting Recycling as new sponsor for Global Recycling Day on March 18

March 12, 2019 - 10:54
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LONDON, March 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Global Recycling Foundation is pleased to announce that TOMRA Sorting Recycling, the provider of innovative and cutting-edge solutions for resource productivity, has become a ‘Friend of the Foundation’, as well as a sponsor for Global Recycling Day on 18th March 2019.

Tronox receives shareholders approval for transaction to re-domicile to UK from Australia

March 12, 2019 - 07:24
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STAMFORD, CT, March 8, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Limited (“Tronox” or the “Company”), a global mining and inorganic chemicals company, today announced that the shareholders of the Company overwhelmingly approved the transaction to re-domicile to the United Kingdom from Australia. Re-domiciling will be effected by “top-hatting” Tronox Limited with a new holding company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales called Tronox Holdings plc.

MULTIVAC invests to establish new production facility in Taicang, China

March 12, 2019 - 05:25

WOLFERTSCHWENDEN, Germany , March 12, 2019 (Press Release) -In February MULTIVAC signed an investment agreement to establish a new production company in Taicang in China. The new production facility will enable MULTIVAC in future to react to the requirements of customers in China with even greater speed and focus. The production of pack-aging machines and their peripheral components is planned for the new site. In addition to manufacturing, the Taicang facility will also have development and design departments.

Macfarlane Packaging expands its distribution facilities in Plymouth and Bristol, UK

March 12, 2019 - 05:07
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COVENTRY, UK, March 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Responding to customer demand and the continued success in developing new business Macfarlane Packaging has expanded its Distribution facilities in the South West.

Macfarlane Packaging is the UK leading distributor of a comprehensive range of protective packaging products and has seen a significant increase in demand for its services.

Colpac launches ‘Let’s Do Lunch’ range of 100% recyclable paperboard platters for sustainable alternatives in market to replace single-use plastic

March 12, 2019 - 05:02
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FLITWICK, UK, March 5, 2019 (Press Release) -We are excited to have launched our ‘Let’s Do Lunch’ range of 100% recyclable paperboard platters directly responding to demands from caterers and retailers looking for sustainable alternatives in a market which is dominated by single-use plastic.