September 2019

Russia’s Selenginskiy to launch sack kraft paper production, investing $90 million

September 26, 2019 - 06:14
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BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 26, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -Selenginskiy, the largest producer of unbleached sulphate pulp in Siberia, plans to launch production of sack kraft paper, with an investment of Rouble 6 billion ($90.3 million), according to Timur Budaev, director of the management company TOR Buryatia, a unit of the Far East Development Corporation.

Budaev said in a statement that relevant permit applications had been prepared and were being considered by the Russian Ministry of Eastern Development.

Daio Paper to install additional household paper production facilities at its Kawanoe mill in Shikoku, Japan

September 26, 2019 - 05:09
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SHIKOKU, Japan, Sept. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Daio Paper Corporation (hereinafter, the “Company”) hereby announces that the board of directors of the Company approved a resolution at the meeting held today (September 26) to install additional state-of-the-art household paper production facilities to fortify stable supply to the domestic market and strengthen exports to Asian countries such as China in order to fulfill the needs of the market and consumers as the manufacturer of Japan’s top household paper brand.

Daio Paper to install additional household paper production facilities at its Kawanoe mill in Shikoku, Japan

September 26, 2019 - 05:09
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SHIKOKU, Japan, Sept. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Daio Paper Corporation (hereinafter, the “Company”) hereby announces that the board of directors of the Company approved a resolution at the meeting held today (September 26) to install additional state-of-the-art household paper production facilities to fortify stable supply to the domestic market and strengthen exports to Asian countries such as China in order to fulfill the needs of the market and consumers as the manufacturer of Japan’s top household paper brand.

Chemical distribution specialist Brenntag appoints Christian Kohlpaintner as new CEO and Member of Management Board from Jan 1, 2020

September 26, 2019 - 01:50
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ESSEN, Germany, Sept. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -The Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG appointed Christian Kohlpaintner as the company’s next CEO and Member of the Management Board effective January 1st, 2020. Over the last two decades, Christian Kohlpaintner has held various management positions in leading international companies. He joins from Clariant International Ltd. where he was Member of the Executive Committee. Christian Kohlpaintner will succeed the current CEO, Steven Holland, who will leave the company at the same time.

Finch Paper addresses ‘micro-outages’ at New York mill

September 25, 2019 - 20:53
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GLENS FALLS, NY, Sept. 25, 2019 (PostStar) -Finch Paper officials say their operations are being negatively affected by very short-duration power outages that can disrupt plant equipment.

“When we have an interruption, even for a few milliseconds, that pulp mill is down and it’s down for a long time,” said Finch Chief Financial Officer Alex Rotolo at an EDC Warren County meeting last week.

Rotolo said the brownouts could cause a chemical reaction in the paper-making process that cannot be stopped.

Utah-Based Advanced Graphics to install EFI Nozomi digital corrugated printer

September 25, 2019 - 16:54

FREMONT, CA, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Advanced Graphics, a Layton, Utah-based manufacturer of standees, wall graphics, displays and more, has purchased an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 direct-to-corrugated, single-pass LED inkjet printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. Founded in 1984, Advanced Graphics was historically a distributor of framed prints and posters. Today, the company is a manufacturer of a wide range of life-size corrugated displays, folding cartons and wall graphics serving retail operations, trade houses, small businesses and end consumers.

Mondi ‘DashV1Box - DashBoxes' wins award for ‘Logistics & Material Flow’ category at German Packaging Award 2019 at FachPack

September 25, 2019 - 12:23

NUREMBERG, Germany and VIENNA, Austria , Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Mondi is a global leader in packaging and paper, delighting its customers and consumers with innovative packaging and paper solutions that are sustainable by design. Mondi Corrugated Packaging designers have been recognised at the German Packaging Award 2019, which was held on the first day of the FachPack trade fair in Nuremburg, Germany, receiving an award in the ‘Logistics & Material Flow’ category.

UPM Raflatac, Xeikon and Magic Add announce digital printing integration for intelligent label solution RafMore

September 25, 2019 - 09:14
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HELSINKI, Sept. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac's intelligent label solution, RafMore by UPM Raflatac, is now available faster and more securely than ever thanks to a groundbreaking integration between Xeikon's digital printing presses and Magic Add's Internet of Packaging platform.

Stora Enso receives highest rating for sustainability communications

September 25, 2019 - 08:07
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HELSINKI, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has received the highest rating for sustainability communications in a study assessing 95 companies listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Large Cap Index in Sweden. The study is conducted with the aim to explore and measure publicly available sustainability communication, as it has been recognized that companies play a key role in enhancing sustainable development. The report is commissioned by the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (MISUM) at the Stockholm School of Economics.

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