May 2019

Thimm Group wins Bronze POPAI awards for its ‘rickshaw’ display for Hardenberg-Wilthen in Frankfurt, Germany

May 27, 2019 - 04:28

NORTHEIM, Germany, May 27, 2019 (Press Release) -Thimm scores highly against the competition: the jury for the international POPAI Awards, which cover Germany, Austria and Switzerland, nominated the creative ‘rickshaw’ display for Hardenberg-Wilthen AG for a bronze statuette in the ‘Drinks’ category. The award-winning palette display showcases the Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin brand to particularly striking effect at the POS. The award ceremony took place on 8 May at a large gala in Frankfurt.

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Nouryon announces 2019 Imagine Chemistry winners in Deventer, the Netherlands

May 24, 2019 - 10:21
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , May 24, 2019 (Press Release) -Surfactants derived from plants, eco-friendly membranes, and miniature sensors were among the eight winning ideas in the 2019 Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge, organized by Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals). More than 160 submissions from 30 countries were received, and the winners were chosen from 14 finalists at a three-day event at the company’s RD&I center in Deventer, the Netherlands. 

Tom Bird carries “great optimism” into his role as BIR’s latest world president

May 24, 2019 - 07:10
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BRUSSELS, May 24, 2019 (Press Release) -With recycling representing “a major solution” to the problems of the environment, the recycling industry must strive to show the important role it is playing in safeguarding the future of the planet. So said the BIR’s new World President Tom Bird, Chief Operating Officer of Hong Kong-based Chiho Environmental Group. His initial two-year term was approved at the organisation’s 2019 General Assembly in Singapore on May 21.

Ence's renewable energy complex in Huelva, Spain renews EMAS eco-management and eco-auditing certificate

May 24, 2019 - 05:10
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MADRID, Spain, May 21, 2019 (Press Release) -The renewable energy complex of Ence in Huelva has renewed the European voluntary certificate EMAS, a community regulation of eco-management and eco-audit that aims to promote continuous improvements in the environmental performance of organizations.

Ence's renewable energy complex in Huelva, Spain renews EMAS eco-management and eco-auditing certificate

May 24, 2019 - 05:10
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MADRID, Spain, May 21, 2019 (Press Release) -The renewable energy complex of Ence in Huelva has renewed the European voluntary certificate EMAS, a community regulation of eco-management and eco-audit that aims to promote continuous improvements in the environmental performance of organizations.

Smurfit Kappa announces winners of its Better Planet Packaging design challenge

May 24, 2019 - 05:02
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DUBLIN, Ireland, May 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has announced the winners of its first ever Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge.

The competition, which attracted over 300 entries, was part of the company’s drive to provide a collaborative platform to solve one of the biggest challenges in the packaging industry – to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste that is generated every day.

The first challenge was to develop an alternative for the plastic stretch wrap which is used around pallets to provide stability during transport and storage.

Cascades' northbox container wins Ruby Award in innovation of the year in confectionery industry

May 24, 2019 - 04:39

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, May 22, 2019 (CNW) -Cascades Inc., a leader in ecological recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, is proud to have won the Ruby Award for innovation of the year in the confectionery industry thanks to its recyclable and insulating container northbox.

Each year, the Ruby Awards recognize a product in the confectionery market that is a break-through innovation that helps advance the industry. This award is presented by the National Confectioners Association (NCA) during the Sweets & Snacks Expo, this year held in Chicago.

AF&PA advocates for service, rate and process reforms at Surface Transportation Board hearing

May 23, 2019 - 15:11
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WASHINGTON, DC, May 22, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman urged the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to work toward service, rate and dispute improvements in a statement regarding the board’s May 22, 23 oversight hearing. AF&PA Director, Government and Industry Affairs Julie Landry’s submitted testimony for the official record for the Oversight Hearing on Demurrage and Accesorial Charges held at the International Trade Commission.

Gov't of Canada to invest $13.8 million in Kruger for manufacture of bio-based products at its mills in Brompton, QC, and Corner Brook, NL

May 23, 2019 - 13:12
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BROMPTON, QC, May 23, 2019 (CNW) -Environmental leadership and economic growth go hand in hand. The Government of Canada recognizes the opportunities offered by clean technologies in Canada's forestry sector. Investing in the use of clean resources to produce bio-based products helps secure good middle-class jobs, while protecting the environment for future generations.

Gov't of Canada to invest $13.8 million in Kruger for manufacture of bio-based products at its mills in Brompton, QC, and Corner Brook, NL

May 23, 2019 - 13:12
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BROMPTON, QC, May 23, 2019 (CNW) -Environmental leadership and economic growth go hand in hand. The Government of Canada recognizes the opportunities offered by clean technologies in Canada's forestry sector. Investing in the use of clean resources to produce bio-based products helps secure good middle-class jobs, while protecting the environment for future generations.

Gov't of Canada to invest $13.8 million in Kruger for manufacture of bio-based products at its mills in Brompton, QC, and Corner Brook, NL

May 23, 2019 - 13:12
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BROMPTON, QC, May 23, 2019 (CNW) -Environmental leadership and economic growth go hand in hand. The Government of Canada recognizes the opportunities offered by clean technologies in Canada's forestry sector. Investing in the use of clean resources to produce bio-based products helps secure good middle-class jobs, while protecting the environment for future generations.

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