July 2019

Ranpak Automation announces North American launch of EVO Cut’It! automated packing machine

July 08, 2019 - 16:15

CONCORD TOWNSHIP, OH , July 8, 2019 (PRWeb) -Ranpak Automation, a division of Ranpak, a leading international manufacturer of industrial packaging systems and materials, announced the North American launch of EVO Cut’It!™. EVO Cut’It!™ is a next generation automated packing machine for product shipping and fulfillment companies that automatically reduces carton size based on package content volume. The machine eliminates waste by automatically lowering the carton to the highest point of filling, at the speed of 900 boxes per hour.

Archroma to acquire stilbene-based OBA business for paper and powder detergent applications from BASF India

July 08, 2019 - 16:13
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REINACH, Switzerland , July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Archroma India Private Limited and BASF India Limited (BIL) have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Archroma of BASF’s stilbene-based OBA (optical brightening agents) business for paper and powder detergent applications.

The transaction includes BASF’s manufacturing unit at Ankleshwar, India, where approximately 100 people are currently employed.

DS Smith’s Kemsley, UK, mill CHP Plant granted development consent

July 08, 2019 - 16:10
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LONDON, July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Development consent has been given to construct a Combined Heat and Power Plant comprising a gas turbine (52-57 MW), Waste Heat Recovery Boilers (105MWsteam) and Steam Turbine (16MW). The project will be built on land within the south-eastern part of the Kemsley Paper Mill, Kemsley, Sittingbourne.

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Tetra Pak inaugurates new Euro 120 million carton packaging material factory in Vietnam

July 08, 2019 - 06:00
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HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company, inaugurates the country’s first-ever aseptic carton packaging material factory in Binh Duong, adding Vietnam to its global supply chain map. As Tetra Pak’s eighth factory in the Asia Pacific region, this €120 million regional manufacturing facility is set to produce aseptic cartons for domestic and export markets in ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand.

BOBST to supply new EXPERTLINE 1.6 and EXPERTFOLD 165 to G & G Preißer's new manufacturing site in Pirmasens, Germany

July 05, 2019 - 10:07

MEX, Switzerland , July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -With the size of its new manufacturing site near Pirmasens in Germany and the equipment installed within it, G & G Preißer is setting new standards in the European market for packaging made out of corrugated cardboard.

Sustainable packaging, printed electronics and new barriers are topics at the 29th PTS Coating Symposium in Munich, Germany from Sept 3-9

July 05, 2019 - 09:38
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HEIDENAU, Germany, July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -"upgraded - smart - bio" is the motto for the 29th PTS Coating Symposium from 03.09. to 04.09.2019 in Munich. This year's programme offers a great deal of potential for knowledge and innovation, with experts and speakers from industry and science reporting on trends and developments in the changing industry.

UK-based specialty chemical company Synthomer to acquire OMNOVA Solutions

July 05, 2019 - 06:11
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LONDON, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Synthomer plc ("Synthomer" or the "Company"), a FTSE 250 speciality chemicals company, and one of the world’s major suppliers of aqueous polymers, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with OMNOVA Solutions Inc. ("OMNOVA"), which develops, manufactures and markets polymers, dispersions, elastomers and other speciality chemicals, on the terms of a recommended acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of OMNOVA.

MG TEC taps A.Celli Paper for two E-WIND T100 rewinders for its tissue mill in Dej, Romania

July 05, 2019 - 04:55
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LUCCA, ITALY, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -A.Celli Paper has signed a sales contract with MG TEC Group for the supply of two latest-generation E-WIND T100 rewinders, which are destined to the Dej plant in Romania.

With a width of 2850 mm, they will use high quality tissue paper, with basis weight range from 14 up to 21 gsm; they are equipped with four unwinders each and reach an operating speed of 1600 mpm, producing finished rolls with a maximum diameter of 2500 mm.

Ilim Group to reduce production of bleached softwood pulp at its mills in Siberia by 165,000 tonnes from June through October

July 05, 2019 - 04:43
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ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 5, 2019 (Press Release) -From June throughout October 2019 Ilim Group will reduce production volumes of bleached softwood pulp manufactured at its mills in Siberia (in Bratsk and in Ust-Ilimsk) by 165 thousand tons, which will primarily impact Ilim’s exports to Asia in this period. Reduction of production volumes is caused by a scheduled shutdown aimed at a large-scale modernization of the Ust-Ilimsk pulp line as an integral part of Ilim long term investment program.