April 2019

BIR firms-up its newest partnership with IFAT by highlighting recycling industry at its third edition trade fair in Istanbul, Turkey

April 09, 2019 - 05:02
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BRUSSELS, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -BIR recently firmed-up its newest partnership with IFAT (the world’s leading trade fair on environmental technologies) by putting the recycling industry into the spotlight during the third edition of IFAT Eurasia from 28-30 March 2019 at the Istanbul Expo Center (IFM).

Ence improves its environmental performance in 2018 by reducing greenhouse gas emissions at its biofactory in Navia, Spain

April 09, 2019 - 04:40
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  • MADRID, Spain, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • The plant is located as one of the energy facilities with the best records in all of Asturias.
  • The company plans to implement in 2019 a new control mechanism that will allow to continue improving the environmental performance of the organization.

Andritz-supplied BEK pulp drying line sets new production record of 2,456 admt/d at ALTRI Celbi's mill in Leirosa, Portugal

April 09, 2019 - 02:34
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GRAZ, Austria, April 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Following successful modernization of the bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp drying line by international technology Group ANDRITZ, Portuguese pulp producer Celbi set an outstanding production world record of 2,456 admt/d at its Leirosa mill, Portugal, on March 23, 2019.

Signode Industrial to introduce its StorFast Warehouse Automation technology at ProMat 2019 in Chicago, IL from April 8-11

April 08, 2019 - 13:29

GLENVIEW, IL, March 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, will introduce its StorFast Warehouse Automation technology in line with its industry-leading Octopus Compact 20 TSI automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper to North American manufacturers at ProMat 2019 (April 8-11, Chicago’s McCormick Place, booth# S1641). 

Sun Automation to announce expansion in Asia-Pacific region and to showcase its innovations at SinoCorrugated 2019 in Shanghai, China from April 8-11

April 08, 2019 - 13:23

GLEN ARM, MD , April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -SUN Automation Group, a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the global corrugated industry, will announce its continued expansion in the Asia-Pacific region and highlight its popular innovations at SinoCorrugated 2019 in Shanghai, China from April 8-11 at Stand N5A15. 

Sun Chemical to exhibit its portfolio for functional, industrial and specialty print applications at InPrint USA 2019 in Louisville, KY from April 9-11

April 08, 2019 - 09:39
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WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical will exhibit its portfolio for functional, industrial and specialty print applications suitable for a broad range of market sectors at InPrint USA 2019, in Louisville, Kentucky USA, from April 9-11 at stand 405.

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Sappi and Borregaard celebrate 20 years of biorefinery investment

April 08, 2019 - 07:47
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JOHANNESBURG, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -LignoTech South Africa (LignoTech) is an equal partnership joint venture between Sappi Southern Africa Limited (“Sappi”) and Borregaard AS of Norway (“Borregaard”). The lignin extraction plant in Umkomaas, KwaZulu Natal was first commissioned in December 1998 and officially opened in 1999. The plant at LignoTech was designed to generate revenue from a previously-unused component of the effluent stream from Sappi’s Saiccor mill. These are used as binding and dispersing agents in a wide range of agricultural and industrial applications.

Nouryon starts production of Perkadox GB-50 dibenzoyl peroxide at its facility in Los Reyes, Mexico

April 08, 2019 - 05:27
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has started production of a new version of its dibenzoyl peroxide (BPO), Perkadox GB-50, at Los Reyes, Mexico. It is the first dry BPO on the market that does not use the desensitizing agent dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP), which the European Union recently reclassified as a category 1B Reproductive Toxin.

Perkadox GB-50 is used as a curing agent for road markings, flooring, elastomeric roof coatings, adhesives, chemical anchors and other acrylic composites.

Chemical distribution specialist Brenntag receives C rating in Climate Change category in CDP's 2018 report

April 08, 2019 - 05:18
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ESSEN, Germany, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has taken part for the first time in international organization CDP’s climate rating project. Every year, CDP analyzes several thousand companies worldwide with regard to their strategic approach to the challenges of climate change and rates their climate management activities based on a comprehensive list of criteria.

Chemical distribution specialist Brenntag receives C rating in Climate Change category in CDP's 2018 report

April 08, 2019 - 05:18
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ESSEN, Germany, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has taken part for the first time in international organization CDP’s climate rating project. Every year, CDP analyzes several thousand companies worldwide with regard to their strategic approach to the challenges of climate change and rates their climate management activities based on a comprehensive list of criteria.

European Commission publishes second Environmental Implementation Review as part of its initiative to improve implementation of European environmental policy

April 08, 2019 - 05:00
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BRUSSELS, April 5, 2019 (Press Release) -An initiative to improve the application of EU policies and rules on the circular economy, nature and biodiversity, air quality, and water quality and management.

Eldorado Brasil taps Andritz for biomass handling system for its Onça Pintada plant in Três Lagoas, Brazil

April 08, 2019 - 03:29
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GRAZ, Austria, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Eldorado Brasil to supply a biomass handling system for their new Onça Pintada plant in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020. 

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