August 2019

Sonoco Europe to showcase packaging in tune with latest consumer lifestyle trends at FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany

August 19, 2019 - 05:45

HOCKENHEIM, Germany , Aug. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Safe, convenient and sustainable: the demands on modern consumer packaging are diverse and can vary greatly from product to product. But no matter which product it is, one thing is certain: the packaging plays a key role in consumers’ purchasing decisions. Above all, it needs to perfectly match consumers’ lifestyles – which are increasingly flexible and environmentally conscious. At this year’s FachPack in Nuremberg, Sonoco Europe will demonstrate that excellent branding, high convenience and sustainability can very well go hand in hand.

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

ANDRITZ acquires Sweden-based specialist provider of process technologies KEMPULP

August 19, 2019 - 02:47
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GRAZ, Austria, Aug. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired the Swedish company KEMPULP, a specialist provider of process technologies for the chemical pulping industry. The company designs and markets technologies used in chemical pulping, including pulp washing, oxygen delignification and bleaching technologies.

Klabin wins public bid for warehouse at Port of Paranaguá in Brazil

August 16, 2019 - 10:11
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SAO PAULO, Aug. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil’s largest packaging paper producer and exporter, won today (Aug. 13) the public bid for the warehouse at the Port of Paranaguá in Paraná. At the auction, held at the headquarters of B3 in São Paulo, the company obtained access to an area measuring 27,530 m2 for 25 years, with the possibility of renewal for another 45 years. Investments totaling around R$130 million are planned and operations are scheduled to start in 2022.

Brewing company Molson Coors to remove plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands as part of new global packaging goals

August 16, 2019 - 08:59
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BURTON-UPON-TRENT, UK , Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Molson Coors in the UK and Ireland is removing the plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands, as part of new global packaging goals announced today. The brewer will remove the plastic film wrap from large multipacks by the end of March 2020, replacing the plastic wrap with 100% recyclable fully enclosed carton board. By the end of March 2021, it will remove plastic rings from Carling and Coors Light cans, switching to 100% recyclable cardboard sleeves.

Smurfit Kappa once again listed in FTSE4Good Index Series for its commitment to sustainability

August 16, 2019 - 01:48
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has once again been recognised by the FTSE4Good Index for its commitment to sustainability. The packaging leader’s strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices have secured its place on the list for the sixth year in a row.

Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.

Equity-backed Superior Industrial Maintenance acquires Carolina Coatings Solutions

August 15, 2019 - 20:27
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CONCORD, NC, Aug. 15, 2019 (Business Wire) -Superior Industrial Maintenance Company (“SIMCO” or the “Company”), a provider of corrosion protection services for mission critical assets in the infrastructure sector, announced its acquisition of Carolina Coatings Solutions and Industrial Services, Inc. (“Carolina Coatings” or “CCS”).

Ottawa will not commit to federal assessment of Northern Pulp plan in Nova Scotia

August 14, 2019 - 17:49
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HALIFAX, NS, Aug. 14, 2019 (CBC) -The federal government is not committing to an environmental assessment of Northern Pulp's plans to pump treated effluent from their plant into the Northumberland Strait.

"We're still evaluating whether a federal assessment is necessary," Catherine McKenna, federal minister responsible for environment and climate change told Island Morning host Mitch Cormier.

Voith to supply graphic paper PM 39 and major components for MG PM 40 at Sun Paper's Yanzhou facility in China

August 14, 2019 - 05:04
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  • KUNSHAN, China, Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • New record achieved with 10th and 11th order placement
  • Order comprised of PM 39 graphic paper machine and key components for PM 40 MG paper machine
  • Notable accomplishments achieved as a result of the Sun Paper and Voith collaboration

Selecta UK and Veolia launches new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service for workplace and ‘on the go'

August 14, 2019 - 04:58
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LONDON, Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Selecta UK LTD (“Selecta UK”), a group company of Selecta AG, Europe’s leading route-based unattended self-serve coffee and convenience food retailer and Veolia have announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service for the workplace and ‘on the go’.

August Faller develops new DryPeel Flag label consisting for documentation and simple product marking

August 13, 2019 - 10:00

WALDKIRCH, Germany , Aug. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -August Faller has developed a new label. The DryPeel Flag label consists of three material layers and is particularly suitable for documentation and simple product marking. The label can be removed in partial layers without leaving any residue or adhesive. It enables doctors, for example, to safely and accurately document the use of an anaesthetic or a vaccine.