July 2019

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.

North London Waste Authority, Biffa start #BinYourNappy campaign

July 05, 2019 - 04:42
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LONDON, July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -A new campaign has been launched today to encourage parents to dispose of used nappies in their general rubbish bin, after one in 10 UK parents of under 3s admitted to putting them in with the household recycling.

North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has revealed how lorry-loads of recycling have to be thrown away because they have so many nappies in them. The scourge of nappy contamination also forces recycling centre workers to pull filthy nappies off conveyor belts by hand so the rest of the recycling can be processed properly.

North London Waste Authority, Biffa start #BinYourNappy campaign

July 05, 2019 - 04:42
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LONDON, July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -A new campaign has been launched today to encourage parents to dispose of used nappies in their general rubbish bin, after one in 10 UK parents of under 3s admitted to putting them in with the household recycling.

North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has revealed how lorry-loads of recycling have to be thrown away because they have so many nappies in them. The scourge of nappy contamination also forces recycling centre workers to pull filthy nappies off conveyor belts by hand so the rest of the recycling can be processed properly.

Smurfit Kappa wins 11 awards at UK Starpack Awards

July 05, 2019 - 02:19

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has walked away with 11 awards for its innovative and sustainable packaging at the UK Starpack Awards last week.

Creative eCommerce and shelf-ready solutions for a diverse range of products including gin, dry shampoo and motorcycle helmets received praise from the judging panel for their clever use of materials and innovative approach to the brief.

BillerudKorsnäs and Bosch Packaging Technology collaborate to develop new sustainable paper-based packaging innovations

July 04, 2019 - 07:25
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SOLNA, Sweden, July 4, 2019 (Press Release) -The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging. Strong partnerships are required to bring about the development and innovation needed to meet this demand. A good reason for Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs to intensify their successful collaboration.

AF&PA testifies in opposition of California Senate Committee to prohibit consumers receiving paper receipts at point-of-purchase

July 03, 2019 - 13:11
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WASHINGTON, DC, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -In testimony before the California Senate Committee on Environmental Quality, the American Forest & Paper Association called for the legislature to reconsider efforts to create unnecessary barriers for consumers to receive paper receipts at point-of-purchase, except upon request. The full testimony text can be found here.

Stewart Holm, AF&PA Chief Scientist

OMNOVA Solutions enters into definitive agreement to be acquired by UK-based specialty chemical company Synthomer

July 03, 2019 - 05:09
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BEACHWOOD, OH, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -OMNOVA Solutions Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Synthomer plc, a United Kingdom-based specialty chemical company, for $10.15 per share in cash.  The Company also reported its second quarter fiscal 2019 earnings, which included the 10th consecutive quarter of year-over-year volume growth in its Specialty Solutions segment.

Andritz to rebuild Cartiere del Polesine's existing OCC line including reject treatment and install two new PrimeScreens X at its Adria mill, Italy

July 03, 2019 - 02:13
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GRAZ, Austria, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Cartiere del Polesine to rebuild an existing OCC line including reject treatment at the mill in Adria, Italy. In addition to all main process components, ANDRITZ will also install two newly developed PrimeScreens X for primary-stage fine screening as well as fractionation. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.

Andritz to rebuild Cartiere del Polesine's existing OCC line including reject treatment and install two new PrimeScreens X at its Adria mill, Italy

July 03, 2019 - 02:13

GRAZ, Austria, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Cartiere del Polesine to rebuild an existing OCC line including reject treatment at the mill in Adria, Italy. In addition to all main process components, ANDRITZ will also install two newly developed PrimeScreens X for primary-stage fine screening as well as fractionation. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.

Andritz to rebuild Cartiere del Polesine's existing OCC line including reject treatment and install two new PrimeScreens X at its Adria mill, Italy

July 03, 2019 - 02:13
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GRAZ, Austria, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Cartiere del Polesine to rebuild an existing OCC line including reject treatment at the mill in Adria, Italy. In addition to all main process components, ANDRITZ will also install two newly developed PrimeScreens X for primary-stage fine screening as well as fractionation. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.

Cascades details acquisition of Orchids Paper assets, transaction to close in August or September

July 02, 2019 - 12:32
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 1, 2019 (CNW) -Cascades ("the Company"), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of packaging and tissue products, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids" or "Orchids Paper") following the approval thereof by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (subject to completion of definitive documentation). Cascades will pay a cash consideration of US$207 million, financed by the Company's credit facilities.

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