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August 2019

Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at Port of Corner Brook in Newfoundland and Labrador

August 30, 2019 - 16:37
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CORNER BROOK, NL, Aug. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian companies in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada invests in infrastructure projects that create quality, middle-class jobs, and support economic growth.

AstenJohnson and Heimbach call off merger

August 30, 2019 - 12:42
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CHARLESTON, SC, Aug. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -AstenJohnson CEO Kevin Frank said: “We regret to announce that the proposed transaction to merge the Heimbach and AstenJohnson PMC (Paper Machine Clothing) businesses has been called off. While both companies have a high level of respect for each other and saw great potential to merge, the obstacles simply proved too great to overcome at this time.”

DS Smith optimises Zalando’s shipping packaging, adds automatic bottom for quick unfolding

August 30, 2019 - 09:22

FULDA, Germany , Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -In order to speed up the packaging processes in its logistics centres, Zalando has redesigned its most common shipping packaging size. The display and packaging manufacturer DS Smith is the development partner and supplier of the optimised solution. Now, the shipping box features an automatic bottom that can be unfolded more quickly instead of the previous folder-type variant. At the same time, the auto-bottom variant helps Zalando to improve its eco-balance.

Bobst to install FFG 8.20 DISCOVERY at corrugated cardboard specialist Manor Packaging's facility in Peterborough, UK

August 29, 2019 - 08:25
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MANCHESTER, UK, Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Corrugated cardboard specialist, Manor Packaging, is taking delivery of BOBST FFG 8.20 DISCOVERY - the first of the next-generation Flexo folder gluers to be installed in the UK.

Tetra Pak passes milestone of delivering over 500 billion packages worldwide labelled with FSC logo

August 29, 2019 - 06:08
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak has now delivered more than 500 billion packages labelled with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) logo globally, marking a significant milestone in the company’s journey to promote responsible sourcing and contributing to a low-carbon circular economy.

Thimm develops sustainable shipping packaging with fixed padding made from corrugated cardboard for toy cars

August 29, 2019 - 05:29

NORTHEIM, Germany, Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Thimm has developed sustainable shipping packaging with fixed padding for toy cars which led to THIMM being crowned the winner of the international competition Obal roku in the “E-Commerce” category. The packaging includes sophisticated padding made from corrugated cardboard which fixes the 49 individual parts securely in place.

BASF to sell global pigments business to fine chemical company DIC for Euro 1.15 billion

August 29, 2019 - 04:44
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LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -BASF and the fine chemical company DIC have reached an agreement on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free basis is €1.15 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020. The divestiture is subject to the approval of the relevant competition authorities.

Edson to exhibit new 3600C compact case packer for away-from-home towel and tissue industry at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, NV from Sept 23-25

August 29, 2019 - 02:02
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HAMILTON, ON, Aug. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Edson, a product brand of ProMach, introduces at Pack Expo, September 23-25, Las Vegas Convention Center, the new 3600C compact case packer designed specifically for the price and size requirements of the away-from-home towel and tissue industry. The 15 cases-per-minute 3600C case packer offers an exceptional price to performance ratio by leveraging advanced systems found on the industry leading Edson 3600 case packing platform that have proven themselves in hundreds of installations.

Boxes and Packaging redesigns its order picking tray for retail customers and deliver success in variety of ways

August 28, 2019 - 09:53

BIRMINGHAM, UK, Aug. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -A simple, yet robust, order picking tray has been created for a retail customer and delivered measurable success in a variety of ways.

The picking tray, which received a gold Starpack design award at this year’s ceremony, is used in a distribution location for storing customer products on both shelving and a free- standing stacking area and facilitates order picking for online clothing and accessory sales.

Stora Enso's Cupforma Natura paperboard used for SIA Glass' new ice cream packaging in Sweden

August 28, 2019 - 05:01
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HELSINKI, Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -The Swedish ice cream brand SIA Glass is introducing a new, renewable packaging from Arta Plast for part of its range. Made from paperboard Cupforma Natura™ by Stora Enso, the new package contributes to the company’s environmental sustainability by reducing the climate impact 50% compared with the former plastic package.

SIG develops combismile carton for Maple Hill's 100% grass-fed organic whole milk and chocolate milk

August 28, 2019 - 04:55
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NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Aug. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -For the first time ever, 100% grass-fed organic milk is now available in shelf-stable, single serve cartons. Maple Hill and SIG worked together to create innovation in a category that has been quiet far too long. Maple Hill’s 100% grass-fed organic whole milk and chocolate milk made with Fair Trade Cocoa are now available in eight-ounce combismile cartons from SIG.