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July 2019

Transcontinental releases its 2019-2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Plan

July 17, 2019 - 10:37
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MONTREAL, July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, TC Transcontinental is proud to release its 2019-2021 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Plan titled Acting Together, along with its 2016-2018 CSR Report, which presents the results achieved in the course of the previous three-year CSR Plan, Driving Sustainable Results.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches ParaFree new generation Wax Alternative Papers for food packaging

July 17, 2019 - 10:16
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HELSINKI, July 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches ParaFree Wax Alternative Papers, a new generation of eco-friendly food packaging papers, arming the quick service restaurant industry with a new fiber-based solution to meet the demanding sustainability needs of the food market.

A.Celli successfully starts up its iDEAL Master Tissue Machine at Blue Tissue's turnkey plant in Apizaco, Mexico

July 17, 2019 - 09:53
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LUCCA, ITALY, July 17, 2019 (Press Release) -On July 7th the A.Celli iDEAL Master Tissue Machine was successfully started-up, beginning production for the Mexican customer Blue Tissue Sapi de C.V. The new turnkey plant, which includes the two-plies slitter A.Celli E-Wind T100 rewinder, in addition to the tissue machine, integrates the existing Customer’s converting line.

The A.Celli iDEAL was installed in the Apizaco plant, in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala, with a great teamwork between the technicians of A.Celli Group and the Customer’s staff.

DS Smith to exhibit its premium consumer packaging solutions at Luxury Packaging London from Sept 11-12

July 17, 2019 - 06:25

LONDON, July 17, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith Consumer will be exhibiting at Luxury Packaging London show, the 11th and 12th of September 2019.

Meet our #PackagingStrategists team on booth H46 and discover our latest premium consumer’s packaging solutions for Wine & Spirits, Perfumes & Cosmetics and FMCG markets.

DS Smith Consumer in association with Balblair will participate during the fair in the UK Packaging Awards in the category « Cardboard Packaging of the year », introducing Balblair’s latest range of whisky folding boxes.

Metsä Board's modular takeaway packaging concept wins at Helsinki Wholesale market area's innovation competition

July 17, 2019 - 03:40

ESPOO, Finland, July 9, 2019 (Press Release) -In the spring Metsä Board – part of Metsä Group – announced that its modular takeaway packaging, targeted at restaurants' takeaway services, was one of the seven winning concept ideas in the Helsinki Wholesale market area's innovation competition. The winners were able to enter a pilot phase which has now come to the end. The takeaway packaging, developed by the project group led by Metsä Board, is easily recyclable and made of Metsä Board's fresh fibre paperboard.

Andritz to supply PowerFluid Circulating Fluidized Bed boiler for Toyo Engineering Corporation's new biomass power plant in Ishikari city, Japan

July 17, 2019 - 02:25
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GRAZ, Austria, July 17, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Toyo Engineering Corporation (TOYO), Japan, to deliver a PowerFluid Circulating Fluidized Bed boiler with flue gas cleaning system for a new biomass power plant to be built in Ishikari city, Hokkaido, for Ishikari Shinko New Energy Hatsuden Godo Kaisha. Start-up is scheduled in 2022.

Astron Paper & Board Mill to temporarily shut two PMs for maintenance in Halvad, India

July 16, 2019 - 17:36
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MUMBAI, July 16, 2019 (Business Standard) -Astron Paper & Board Mill announced that Unit-1 located at HALVAD, (MORBI GUJARAT) will be remain shut from following period: PM:1 Today mid night i.e from 16 July, 2019 to 20 July, 2019 PM:2 Today mid night i.e from 16 July, 2019 to 23 July, 2019

Reason for Shut Down: scheduled preventive maintenance of boiler / power plant.

DS Smith introduces solid board solution for arranging, protecting and fixing content inside pharmaceutical box

July 16, 2019 - 09:21

LONDON, July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Practical solid board solution for arranging, protecting and fixing the content inside the box.

Challenge: Customer wanted to keep the facing (dimensions) of specific product

DS Smith's e-commerce packaging design for Morocco Gold wins Starpack Gold Award 2019

July 16, 2019 - 09:06

LONDON, July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Last June the 27th, the Morocco Gold manufacturer won a Starpack Gold Award at London for its e-commerce packaging designed and produced by DS Smith consumer France in the 'Consumer experience - Home delivery' category.

This packaging, neutral from the outside to avoid shrinkage, conveys the high value of the product once opened thanks to a high quality litho printing inside; both on the pack and the fitment which protects an extra virgin oil bottle.

Klingele Group opens new logistics centre at its Werne site in Germany

July 16, 2019 - 06:39
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WERNE and REMSHALDEN, Germany , July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -The Klingele Group, one of the leading independent manufacturers of corrugated base paper and corrugated cardboard packaging, opens a new logistics centre at its Werne site. It covers an area of 15,500 m2 and has now created space for over 20,000 pallets in combination with the existing warehouse capacities.

Centralised logistics saves costs and reduces CO2 emissions

Tetra Pak becomes first carton packaging company to introduce paper straws for beverage cartons in Europe

July 16, 2019 - 05:10

LAUSANNE, Switzerland , July 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Company will put its paper straw innovations into the public domain to encourage industry collaboration, and will also explore bio-degradable materials.

Tetra Pak has today announced that customers have started field testing​ its paper straws for beverage products in Europe. The move means Tetra Pak is the first carton packaging company to provide such straws for beverage cartons in the region.