September 2019

Sappi North America to launch new Spectro C2S paperboard at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, NV from Sep 23-25

September 20, 2019 - 10:46

BOSTON, Sept. 20, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving wood pulp, announced the launch of its new grade of paperboard packaging – Spectro C2S. The company will showcase its full line of paper packaging products during PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, Nev. from Sept. 23-25, 2019.

Circular Plastics Alliance: 100+ signatories commit to use 10 million tons of recycled plastic in new products by 2025

September 20, 2019 - 10:08
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, more than 100 public and private partners covering the whole plastics value chain will sign the declaration of the Circular Plastics Alliance, which promotes voluntary actions for a well-functioning EU market in recycled plastics.

The declaration lays out how the alliance will reach the target of 10 million tons of recycled plastic used to make new products every year in Europe, by 2025. This target was set by the European Commission in its 2018 Plastics Strategy, as part of its efforts to boost plastics recycling in Europe.

Recovery Boilers - the heart of the mill

Better reliability and higher performance, as well as a safe operating environment are key drivers for chemical pulp production. Additionally, environmental regulations – for example, emissions into air and water – are getting tighter, while society is setting ever-higher expectations when it comes to issues like odor control. Often described as the beating heart of a pulp mill, how the recovery boiler performs and is optimized is essential to a mill’s overall operational performance and profitability. With Valmet’s latest recovery boiler technology, chemical pulp producers can have a truly tailor-made solution suitable to their own individual production needs, local regulations and affordability.

Coca-Cola European Partners to remove 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastic by swapping shrink wrap for cardboard

September 19, 2019 - 05:01
    UXBRIDGE, UK, Sept. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Hard-to-recycle shrink wrap to be replaced with 100% recyclable cardboard packaging for multipack cans
  • Move supports Coca-Cola’s Action on Packaging commitments to make 100% of their packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025

PMP to rebuild press and dryer section at APP’s Pindo Deli Mill in Indonesia

September 19, 2019 - 02:23
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JELENIA GORA, Poland, Sept. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Paper Machinery Producer (PMP) recently signed a contract for the delivery of two rebuilds for the Press and Dryer Section for Asia Pulp & Paper Sinar Mas’ (APP) Pindo Deli Mill in Indonesia. The agreement is the result of an earlier successful cooperation between PMP and APP, signed off in August 2018.

DS Smith Tecnicarton to showcase its new industrial packaging solutions at EMPACK2019 in Porto, Portugal from Sep 18-19

September 18, 2019 - 10:11

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The company chooses for this occasion the whole range for the automotive industry and the transport and protection of bulky and difficult to handle products.

DS Smith Tecnicarton will be present once again at EMPACK2019, which will be held in Oporto on 18 and 19 September and will showcase its latest innovations in industrial packaging.

Metsä Board introduces new Prime FBB EB, plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard for food and food service packaging

September 18, 2019 - 05:32

ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Consumers and brands around the world are looking for more sustainable alternatives to plastic packaging, with easy recyclability being key. To meet these needs Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is introducing a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard that can be recycled in paper or paperboard waste streams according to local recycling schemes.

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper to present its brand new barricote BAG WGOM at Fachpack 2019

September 18, 2019 - 04:24

BIELEFELD, Germany , Sept. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is at Fachpack 2019 in Nuremberg for the first time and is presenting the brand new barricote BAG WGOM - a fully recyclable barrier paper for flexible food packaging, with multi-barriers against water vapour, grease and oil, oxygen and aroma as well as mineral oil migration.

TUI airlines eliminates over 26 million single-use plastics since 2018 as its commitment towards sustainability

September 18, 2019 - 03:46
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    HANNOVER, Germany , Sept. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Airlines continue to support TUI Group’s single use plastics reduction target by 250 million pieces by 2020
  • Launching new sustainable amenity kits on long-haul flights this month
  • Onboard retail adds bracelet created from fishing nets

Australian Paper says $600 million waste energy project is vital to Maryvale mill; opposed by Greens

September 17, 2019 - 18:07
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MORWELL, Australia, Sept. 17, 2019 (Local News) -Australian Paper has hit back at a Victorian Greens' proposal for a 10-year moratorium on an energy from waste project at Maryvale, and plans for other similar projects in Victoria.

Victorian Greens leader Samantha Ratnam put forward the motion in parliament last week citing environmental risks and fears it could put the clamps on developing a statewide recycling industry.