April 2019

UK-based supermarket chain Waitrose to pack more products in its rye grass egg boxes

April 10, 2019 - 04:58

BRACKNELL, UK , March 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Egg boxes made out of rye grass and recycled paper will be extended to more Waitrose eggs.

The packaging has protected eggs in the Duchy range safely since 2015. From today customers will spot more Waitrose eggs in the environmentally friendly alternative, with the roll out to eight more products. The new boxes will house British Blacktail eggs which are exclusive to Waitrose. All the retailer’s hen eggs are free range.

German paints and printing inks industry association VdL criticizes EU's classification of white pigment titanium dioxide as hazardous substance

April 10, 2019 - 04:41
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    FRANKFURT, Germany, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Criticism of classification as a hazardous substance regardless of demonstrable safety
  • Warning against far-reaching consequences for industry and consumers
  • International criticism of threatening trade restrictions
  • Unnecessary warnings cause uncertainty among consumers
  • The alternative: European dust limit values at the workplace

AirBridgeCargo Airlines inks a leasing agreement with Sonoco to broaden its capabilities for abc pharma customers

April 09, 2019 - 17:36
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MOSCOW, April 9, 2019 (Press Release) -AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the leading cargo carriers in the transportation of special cargoes, and Sonoco ThermoSafe, a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, have signed the leasing agreement for the PharmaPort 360 temperature-controlled container.

Carton package makers see increasing demand in Latin America; invest in new applications

April 09, 2019 - 16:47
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SAO PAULO, April 9, 2019 (PPI Latin America) -Beverage carton producers see increasing demand in Latin America driving investments in the region. Growing awareness from consumers regarding sustainability and a push for convenience are making the industry look to new possible applications for paper based packaging solutions.

Pöyry to carry out detailed engineering design of Voith's 400,000 tonne/yr XcelLine paper machine supplied to Gondi Group's facility in Monterrey, Mexico

April 09, 2019 - 11:32
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HELSINKI, April 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Voith, the world's leading innovator in the paper industry, awarded Pöyry with a services assignment to carry out the detailed engineering design of its XcelLine paper machine supplied to the Gondi Group in Monterrey, Mexico. The services include all engineering disciplines as well as field engineering, and will be completed by mid-2019. The equipment will be installed in Mexico and has an annual production capacity of 400,000 tons.

Huhtamaki launches new blueloop range of recyclable flexible packaging

April 09, 2019 - 11:20

BRUSSELS, April 9, 2019 (Press Release) -The way packaging is designed has a major impact on its recyclability. Global food and drink packaging leader Huhtamaki launches blueloop, a new range of recyclable flexible packaging made of mono-material PP, PE and paper. Huhtamaki blueloop solutions involve innovative polyolefin structures to pack coffee, snacks, dry food, personal care and other fast-moving consumer products. The range also includes paper-based solutions to replace plastic packaging.

Metsä Board's restaurant takeaway recyclable packaging gets selected at Finnish innovation competition

April 09, 2019 - 07:13

ESPOO, Finland, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -The Helsinki Wholesale Market area launched, in October 2018, an innovation competition aimed at finding new ideas and solutions for the development of services and versatile entrepreneurship. From around 60 entries submitted, the best seven were chosen for a pilot phase. Metsä Board is delighted to announce that one of the selected entries is for its recyclable packaging concept targeted at restaurant takeaway services.

Russia’s Arkhangelsk pulp and paper mill reduces GHGs emissions by 41,9% compared to 1990 levels

April 09, 2019 - 05:45
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NOVODVINSK, Russia , April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -In 2018 statements on GHGs emissions of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC for 2017 were successfully verified for the compliance with requirements of ISO 14064-1-2006 Greenhouse gases - Part 1: Specification with guidance at the organization level for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals. The report for 2017 includes direct emissions and energy indirect emissions, other indirect emissions.

Russia’s Arkhangelsk pulp and paper mill completes installation of main equipment of BM 2

April 09, 2019 - 05:32
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NOVODVINSK, Russia , April 5, 2019 (Press Release) -The main equipment of board machine-2 (BM-2) has been installed at Board Production Plant of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC. All parts of modularities of a new machine manufactured by Valmet Technologies Inc. are assembled.

Now the installation of communication lines is in progress for main and auxiliary machine parts.

The BM-2 rebuilt works are being performed day and night.

There are 12 specialists from Valmet at site. Close upon 400 workers from contractor companies, as well as employees of APPM are involved in this work.