July 2019

European Commission adopts new framework of actions to protect and restore the world's forests

July 23, 2019 - 06:52
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BRUSSELS, July 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Today the European Commission adopted a comprehensive Communication setting out a new framework of actions to protect and restore the world's forests, which host 80% of biodiversity on land, support the livelihoods of around a quarter of the world's population, and are vital to our efforts to fight climate change.

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Forest Products Logistics Newsletter

MULTIVAC to showcase its new X-line machine generation at FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany

July 23, 2019 - 06:18

WOLFERTSCHWENDEN, Germany , July 23, 2019 (Press Release) -At FachPack 2019 MULTIVAC will be showing a number of forward-looking innovations from its various business units. The exhibits include the new X-line machine generation, which will be presented at the trade fair in the form of the RX 4.0 thermoforming packaging machine and the TX 710 traysealer. Another focus of the trade fair will be concepts for sustainable packaging. These meet the current demands for recyclability and for minimisation of plastic consumption in the production of packs.

Fine Hygienic Holding selects Oracle Cloud Applications to enhance operational efficiency, innovation and deliver better employee engagement

July 23, 2019 - 03:59
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AMMAN, Jordan , July 22, 2019 (Press Release) -The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s leading FMCG company, Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), has selected Oracle Cloud Applications to enhance operational efficiency, drive innovation and deliver exceptional employee engagement.

Spain's Pasaban completes expansion of its corporate facilities

July 23, 2019 - 03:34
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TOLOSA, Spain, July 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The building works, which were completed at the beginning of 2019 have allowed to implement a new layout, to expand the offices by one floor and to renovate the building's façade. 

Focused on obtaining greater added value projects, Pasaban concentrates on improving its organisational efficiency and banks on innovation and a close customer service. 

Spain's Pasaban completes expansion of its corporate facilities

July 23, 2019 - 03:34

TOLOSA, Spain, July 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The building works, which were completed at the beginning of 2019 have allowed to implement a new layout, to expand the offices by one floor and to renovate the building's façade. 

Focused on obtaining greater added value projects, Pasaban concentrates on improving its organisational efficiency and banks on innovation and a close customer service. 

Spain's Pasaban completes expansion of its corporate facilities

July 23, 2019 - 03:34
Posted in:

TOLOSA, Spain, July 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The building works, which were completed at the beginning of 2019 have allowed to implement a new layout, to expand the offices by one floor and to renovate the building's façade. 

Focused on obtaining greater added value projects, Pasaban concentrates on improving its organisational efficiency and banks on innovation and a close customer service. 

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

Italy’s Lucart publishes 2018 sustainability report

July 22, 2019 - 06:12
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    LUCCA, ITALY, July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • In 2018, the company's turnover increased by 12% despite the rising price of cellulose
  • Major investments include the acquisition of three production plants in Spain and the construction of a new plant in Hungary
  • 53% of the materials used by Lucart for the production of paper originate from recycled paper

Sulzer acquires US-based GTC Technology

July 22, 2019 - 03:33
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WINTERTHUR, Switzerland, July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -The petrochemical sector engineering market shifts with the strategic purchase of GTC Technology by Sulzer in May 2019. Already a market leader in separation and mixing technology, Sulzer has extended its petrochemical process capability further with the purchase of the US-headquartered specialist, GTC Technology.

US box shipments mostly flat as players plan for seasonal pickup, new Aug. 1 rule from Amazon

July 19, 2019 - 18:49

OAKLAND, CA, July 19, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Another month of flat US box shipments was reported for June this week, but the bigger topic was Amazon.

Boxmakers must by Aug. 1 provide packaging to Amazon that meets a new Amazon rule or be fined $1.99/unit. Vendors likely to face fines have already been alerted, a boxmaker in Chicago said. Amazon is "serious about it," the contact said.

"It'll probably take six months to understand the full impact, especially during the holidays, but I think some of (the Amazon business) will go away," the boxmaker said.

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