June 2019

Global container carriers CMA CGM and MSC to join TradeLens

June 20, 2019 - 05:40
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With CMA CGM, MSC, Maersk, and other carriers committed to the platform, data for nearly half of the world's ocean container cargo will be available on TradeLens. The addition of CMA CGM and MSC will provide a significant boost to the TradeLens vision of greater trust, transparency, and collaboration across supply chains to help promote global trade. The companies will promote TradeLens and create complementary services on top of the platform for their customers and partners.

Not to be missed: PPI Transport Symposium 23 - Tarragona, Spain

June 20, 2019 - 05:26
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PPI Transport Symposium is the longest running conference and exhibition dedicated to the global forest products logistics industry. Organized by Fastmarkets RISI, in association with the International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA), the event focuses on the issues surrounding the worldwide transport, materials handling, and distribution of forest products.

SCA sells logistics terminal in Rotterdam

June 20, 2019 - 05:25
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The transaction is expected to reduce SCA’s net debt by about 575 M SEK, including both the purchase price and the effect of financial leases which are included in the sale.

SCA Logistics (Rotterdam) B.V.’s operations comprises the port terminal, stevedoring, forwarding and ships agency services. The company leases quay and the terminal land area from the Port of Rotterdam and owns the warehouses, offices, cranes and vehicles located on the leased area.

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A.P. Moller - Maersk to trial its new carbon-neutral transportation with its partner H&M Group

June 20, 2019 - 04:33
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 20, 2019 (Press Release) -A new carbon neutral product - the first of its kind in the industry - is being piloted with select Maersk customers who are highly engaged in sustainable solutions for their supply chain. H&M Group is the first company to trial it as part of the shift towards carbon-neutral transportation.

Stora Enso and Valio commissioned survey says Finnish youths prefer to buy their food in cartonboard packaging instead of plastic packaging

June 20, 2019 - 03:52
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HELSINKI, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -According to a survey commissioned by Stora Enso and Valio, more than half of Finnish youths say that they prefer cartonboard packaging over plastic packaging when choosing food products. The renewability of the packaging material is important especially for those young people who are most concerned about climate change.

iT’s Tissue appoints Marco Dell’Osso as new Chairman of its management team

June 19, 2019 - 12:31
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LUCCA, ITALY, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -A new management structure marks the beginning of an ambitious three-year programme for iT’s Tissue, the Italian Technology Experience.

After seven years and three editions of the unique live technology open-house event, Marco Dell’Osso has been appointed Chairman, leading an independent management team to take the brand forward.

Smurfit Kappa wins three awards for innovative and sustainable packaging solutions at 2019 WorldStar Awards

June 19, 2019 - 10:12

DUBLIN, Ireland, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has won three awards for innovative and sustainable packaging solutions at the 2019 WorldStar Awards.

The first product was for a life-saving dialysis kit. ‘Not a Drop Wasted’ is a secure but easily opened pack with rounded corners to protect the 5-litre bags of dialysis solution inside.

OMET introduces new TV 840 Tronic double-lane automatic napkin folding machine

June 19, 2019 - 05:48
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LECCO, Italy, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Efficiency and profitability: here are the trends that today drive innovation in the tissue industry. Research and development are going beyond mechanics, as it becomes more and more difficult to overcome the existing levels of speed, productivity and technical perfection of the parts.

OMET introduces new TV 840 Tronic double-lane automatic napkin folding machine

June 19, 2019 - 05:48
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LECCO, Italy, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Efficiency and profitability: here are the trends that today drive innovation in the tissue industry. Research and development are going beyond mechanics, as it becomes more and more difficult to overcome the existing levels of speed, productivity and technical perfection of the parts.

US states Vermont, Maine pass bills to ban single-use plastic bags; charge for paper bags

June 18, 2019 - 17:42
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MONTPELIER, VT, June 18, 2019 (Local News) -Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday that gives Vermont the distinction of having the most comprehensive restrictions on single-use plastic of any state in the U.S.

The bill, S.113, prohibits retailers from providing customers with single-use plastic bags at checkout and plastic stirrers starting next July. Stores can still provide customers with paper carryout bags for a fee of 10 cents.

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