April 2019

WestRock receives Innovator Award from Sustainable Packaging Coalition for improving recyclability of foodservice

April 16, 2019 - 07:31
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ATLANTA, April 15, 2019 (Business Wire) -The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has honored WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, with its Innovator Award for the company’s work in improving the recyclability of foodservice packaging.

The SPC is a membership-based collaborative that believes in the power of industry to make packaging more sustainable. Each year, the organization recognizes advancements toward more sustainable packaging through its SPC Innovator Awards.

PAPCEL commissions new tissue machine in Indonesia

April 16, 2019 - 05:28
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LITOVEL, Czech Republic, April 16, 2019 (Press Release) -In April 2017 PAPCEL signed contract with a customer in Indonesia for the delivery of complete PM for hygienic paper (Tissue).

The Tissue machine is designed for a capacity of 60 t/day, weight 13 - 35 g/m2 at the operating speed of 1,200 m/min. Trimmed width on the reel is 2,850 mm. Testing and commissioning of the new Tissue machine has been being carried out since April 2019. It’s an approach part delivery with instrumentation of stock preparation, the entirely new tissue machine including winder and wrapper.

Global Water & Energy installs new wastewater treatment plant at Papelera Nacional's facility in Guayaquil, Ecuador

April 16, 2019 - 05:13
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BRUGES, Belgium , April 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Global paper manufacturer and distributor PAPELERA NACIONAL S.A. (PANASA) is enhancing its sustainability with a new Global Water & Energy (GWE) wastewater treatment plant in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

The GWE anaerobic plant will convert organic contamination present in the wastewater to up to 4,200 Nm3 of biogas, which when utilized as a fuel, is an equivalent of 2,818 kg fuel oil per day.

Ecosurety launches alternative EPR governance model

April 16, 2019 - 05:02
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SWINDON, UK, April 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Ecosurety has revealed an alternative model for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) governance, currently under consultation by Defra.

Called the Centralised Competition model, the alternative system revealed by Ecosurety offers an ambitious yet achievable set of parameters under which the UK’s EPR system would be governed following implementation in 2023.

DS Smith to trial water-resistant, compostable bird box made from recycled cardboard

April 16, 2019 - 03:30

LONDON, April 16, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith, a leading international packaging provider, is trialling the world’s very first water-resistant, compostable bird box made from recycled cardboard. The birdhouses are covered in a 100% recyclable, water-resistant coating, so they can survive the outside elements and serve a similar role to conventional bird houses made from timber.

A.Celli to supply new generation iDEAL Forged_YD – 16” Yankee Cylinder at Grupo Corporativo Papelera's El Tepetloxto plant in Mexico

April 15, 2019 - 12:06
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LUCCA, ITALY, April 15, 2019 (Press Release) -A.Celli is pleased to announce the delivery of another iDEAL Forged_YD new generation Yankee.

Particularly, we are talking about a valuable collaboration with the Mexican customer Grupo Corporativo Papelera, sealed with an agreement for the supply of a new generation iDEAL Forged_YD – 16” Yankee Cylinder for the El Tepetloxto plant, in Mexico.

Logson Group's Board24 to upgrade two corrugators at its Preston facility, UK

April 15, 2019 - 09:28

LEICESTERSHIRE, UK, April 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Re-investment is essential for the long term strength of the business, at Board24 we are consistently improving aspects of our machines to ensure we are able to provide our clients with industry leading quality of product and service.

We are delighted to announce two new investments in both of our corrugators at Preston. To ensure the site remains a state of the art industry leading sheet feeder, servicing customers throughout the UK and Ireland.

Segezha Group and FESCO Transport Group sign agreement of intent to develop optimal logistical solutions and cooperate on large-scale projects

April 15, 2019 - 06:40
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SEGEZHA, Russia, April 15, 2019 (Press Release) -On March 29, as part of the business program of Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum (KEF`2019, March 28-30, 2019) Segezha Group  (part of Sistema JSFC) and FESCO Transport Group signed an agreement of intent. The document was signed by Alexander Isurin, President of FESCO, and Mikhail Shamlin, President and Chairman of the Board of Segezha Group Management Company LLC.

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Smurfit Kappa partners with Plastic Soup Foundation to inspire innovative new ideas and encourage change in future of sustainable packaging

April 15, 2019 - 04:47
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DUBLIN, Ireland, April 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has joined forces with the Plastic Soup Foundation to stress the growing need for sustainable packaging.

The Plastic Soup Foundation is a Dutch organisation which campaigns for an end to the pollution of the world’s oceans. The term ‘plastic soup’, which first became popular in the late 1990s, refers to the pollution of the oceans by plastic including large pieces and tiny micro-plastic and nano-plastic particles, both floating and sunken.

UK-based iced drinks firm Polar Krush launches ‘world-first’ paper spoon straw

April 12, 2019 - 17:59
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ASHINGTON, UK , April 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Polar Krush, the UK-based iced drinks market leader has actively eliminated plastic straws from its brand with the launch of a revolutionary, 100% environmentally friendly spoon straw.

After listening to feedback from its global customer base, Northumberland-based Polar Krush has developed a unique spoon straw made from paper to replace the hundreds of millions of traditional polypropylene straws distributed each year by the food, drinks and leisure industries as a whole.

FEFCO announces new cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging at 538kg CO2 equivalents per tonne of product

April 12, 2019 - 11:26
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BRUSSELS, April 10, 2019 (Press Release) -FEFCO is proud to announce the new cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging at 538kg CO2 equivalents per tonne of product.

The carbon footprint covers the cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging, taking account of fossil and biogenic greenhouse gas emissions and removals and emissions from direct land use change.

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