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June 2019

Two Sides' new commissioned survey reveals love for print and public perception of key environmental areas

June 18, 2019 - 12:00
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DAVENTRY, UK , June 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The results of a new survey commissioned by Two Sides reveal a telling insight into the public’s perceptions and attitudes towards print and paper.

Carried out by independent research company Toluna, 6,000 consumers from across Europe (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Finland, Norway and Sweden and the UK) were surveyed on their environmental concerns and preferences relating to paper.


DS Smith's factory in Portugal receives PAPIES 2019 award for its cardboard island in category of displays for point of sales

June 18, 2019 - 11:44

LONDON, June 17, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith's factory in Portugal, specialised in displays for point of sales, received a PAPIES 2019 award last June 5th.

The award-winning equipment, in the category of displays for point of sales, was a cardboard island, consisting of a modular structure, integrating real ropes as a true stand- out feature. This eye catching and attractive solution, structurally developed for Unilever FIMA, provided great prominence to the Tresemmé brand.

US-based TemperPack publishes its 2018 Environmental Impact Report

June 18, 2019 - 09:26
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RICHMOND, VA, June 18, 2019 (PRNewswire) -TemperPack announced the publication of its 2018 Environmental Impact Report, which shows the company exceeded its goals for reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2E) emissions. 

TemperPack, along with its customers, avoided the creation of over 25 million pounds of CO2E during the year, beating its original goal for the year by over 50%.  

Valmet wins order to convert PM 7 at Stora Enso's Oulu mill in Finland

June 18, 2019 - 04:48
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ESPOO, Finland, June 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild for Stora Enso at its Oulu Mill in Finland. In the project, originally Valmet-supplied paper machine PM 7, which is currently producing fine papers, will be rebuilt to produce high-quality virgin-fiber-based kraftliner grades.

The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Footprint introduces compostable fiber-based six-pack can ring for Colorado brewer

June 17, 2019 - 15:45

DENVER, June 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Footprint, a leader in manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging solutions, is introducing a plastic-free, fiber-based six-pack ring for beverage cans. These eco-friendly, biodegradable rings are now being tested on a selection of Colorado Native beers. Colorado Native is the first brand to test Footprint's fully compostable and recyclable six-pack ring solution. Colorado Native is brewed by AC Golden, an incubator brewery within Coors Brewing Company that is charged with developing and nurturing small above premium malt beverages.

Rayonier Advanced Materials paperboard division launches its new FBB grade Kallima

June 17, 2019 - 11:22

MONTREAL, June 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Rayonier Advanced Materials paperboard division is pleased to announce the launch of their new Folding Grade Kallima box™.

Customers of Kallima® coated paperboard will continue to benefit from the strength and versatility they've come to expect from Kallima® commercial printing grades, but with a new product option that delivers a foldable, printable, boxable solution for all their packaging, cartons, POP displays and other projects.

Italian flour producer wins awards for gable-top carton made with Stora Enso's liquid packaging board

June 17, 2019 - 07:42

HELSINKI, June 11, 2019 (Press Release) -A leading Italian flour producer, Molino Rossetto, is collecting awards for its innovative paperboard packaging. The key to their success is a specially designed, renewable and recyclable gable-top carton, which differentiates the brand effectively and adds value to consumers in everyday use. The solution is a great example of creative use of liquid packaging board produced by Stora Enso now for dry food packaging.

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

Corrugated: Suppliers focusing on new solutions for Amazon's e-commerce growth machine

June 14, 2019 - 17:23

OAKLAND, CA, June 14, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Amazon's positive financial performance over the last few quarters – ongoing revenue expansion at a high rate and finally an increase in profit -- and its commitment to sustainability and its so-called "frustration free" packaging (FFP) will benefit corrugated box consumption in North America, US producers and analysts have said recently.

International Paper reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 21% as part of 2020 goals

June 14, 2019 - 15:55
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MEMPHIS, June 14, 2019 (Memphis Business Journal) -With two years left to hit its 2020 sustainability goals, International Paper has already exceed half of its target numbers.

The Memphis-based global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper products set 12 voluntary sustainability goals in 2012 — called Vision 2020 Goals — aimed at improving International Paper Co.’s (IP) impact on people and the planet.