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May 2019

Sappi's Maastricht Mill wins 2018 Global Technical Innovation Awards for its Multilayer Headbox project

May 07, 2019 - 08:27
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JOHANNESBURG, May 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Good ideas become great solutions when they address problems in a novel way and yield tangible results. In line with the 2018 Global Technical Innovation Awards’ theme, ‘Thinking together’, the winning team from Sappi Maastricht Mill collaborated to bring about a packaging machine improvement that will impact our bottom line.

A.Celli Paper to supply new E-WIND P-100 paper rewinder for Shan Don Sun Honghe Paper's Shandong plant in China

May 07, 2019 - 05:05

LUCCA, ITALY, May 7, 2019 (Press Release) -The Chinese customer has confirmed its trust in the A.Celli Group, signing a new contract for the order of the E-WIND P-100 paper rewinder, whose delivery is scheduled for July 2019.

Valmet to supply IQ quality management solution for Cartones Ponderosa's BM1 cartonboard machine in San Juan del Río, Mexico

May 07, 2019 - 04:35

ESPOO, Finland, May 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Quality Management Solution to Cartones Ponderosa's cartonboard machine BM1 in Mexico. The comprehensive solution will improve machine efficiency and the overall end-product quality.

The order was included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2018 orders received. Typically, the value of these kinds of automation system deliveries is below EUR two million.

Maine becomes the first US state to ban styrofoam containers – in 2021

May 06, 2019 - 18:49
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NEW YORK, May 6, 2019 (CNBC) -Maine became the first state to ban Styrofoam containers this week in a win for environmental activists but a blow to the restaurant industry.

Democratic Gov. Janet Millssigned the billinto law Tuesday. The ban will go into effect Jan. 1, 2021.

Hospitals, Meals-on-Wheels providers and lobster dealers would be exempt from the ban. But it still applies to restaurants, food trucks, caterers, grocery stores and other businesses.

BASF announces change in responsibilities and appoints Jürgen Hambrecht as new chairman of its supervisory board

May 06, 2019 - 11:24
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    LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, May 3, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Franz Fehrenbach and Sinischa Horvat elected as Vice Chairmen
  • homas Carell and Alexander Karp succeed Michael Diekmann and François Diederich as new shareholder representatives

In its constitutive meeting, the new Supervisory Board of BASF SE has confirmed Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board elected Franz Fehrenbach and Sinischa Horvat as Vice Chairmen.

SIG partners with soft drink producer SCTP and Ventura Entertainment to raise awareness on importance of recycling in Mexico

May 06, 2019 - 09:59
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NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , May 3, 2019 (Press Release) -SIG has teamed up with soft drink producer Sociedad Cooperativa Trabajadores de Pascual (SCTP) and fun park operator Ventura Entertainment to raise awareness of the importance of recycling through special collection bins made from recycled carton packs at La Feria de Chapultepec amusement park in Mexico.

Frugalpac to provide its recyclable Frugal Cup for coffee to UK-based restaurant Arlingtons of Ipswich

May 06, 2019 - 04:48

IPSWICH, UK, May 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Arlingtons of Ipswich has announced a move towards a more sustainable future to become a ‘Frugal Cup Pioneer’ stocking the coffee cups made of 96% recycled materials during UK Coffee Week (29 April – 5 May 2019) and beyond.

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CPI welcomes new Committee on Climate Change report

May 03, 2019 - 09:07
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SWINDON, UK, May 3, 2019 (Press Release) -CPI welcomes the new Committee on Climate Change report (published 2 May 2019) and the wide-ranging analysis that underpins the call to move towards a net-zero emissions target by 2050. By definition, climate change issues need to be addressed globally and we urge the Government to redouble efforts to ensure international efforts match those of the UK.

Ingevity 1Q 2019 results: net sales up 17.7% from year ago to $276.8 million

May 03, 2019 - 06:47
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    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC , May 1, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Net sales of $276.8 million were up 17.7% versus the prior year quarter’s sales of $235.2 million
  • Net income of $22.7 million was down 36.6% versus net income in the prior year quarter of $35.8 million primarily due to acquisition costs; net income as a percentage of sales was 8.2%, compared to 15.2% in the prior year quarter; diluted earnings per share were $0.54 compared to $0.72

Mondi to invest Euro 30 million in Ansbach facility in southern Germany

May 03, 2019 - 06:32
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VIENNA, Austria, May 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Mondi Corrugated Packaging has unveiled further investment plans boosting its unique Heavy Duty corrugated portfolio - a product range serving key industries in the German economy with sustainable packaging and logistic solutions. Mondi’s innovative corrugated packaging replaces formerly used transport containers made of solid wood or metal and offers remarkable benefits to further reduce environmental footprint.

Emtec Electronic to showcase its innovations and measuring devices at Zellcheming Expo 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany from June 25-27

May 03, 2019 - 01:57
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LEIPZIG, Germany, May 2, 2019 (Press Release) -The pulp, paper and supplier industry will meet also this year at the Zellcheming Expo 2019 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. From June 25th to 27th the company emtec Electronic will present their innovative measuring devices in hall 4.1 at the booth no. G18, by which the complete production process can be controlled and guided in the right direction.