September 2019

Sulzer introduces new XJ 900 submersible dewatering pump

September 25, 2019 - 07:28
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WINTERTHUR, Switzerland, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -In 2012, Sulzer introduced the XJ series of submersible dewatering pumps with outstanding hydraulic performance, increased wear resistance and high-efficiency motors. The XJ 900 is a performance range extension of the XJ series pumps.

Like all Sulzer submersible drainage pumps, the new XJ 900 offers an economical and reliable option for dewatering applications. Whether working in mining, tunneling or construction, the Sulzer pumps are a valuable asset against water-related downtime.

Voith launches new HelioX infrared emitter for contactless drying with low emissions

September 25, 2019 - 04:24
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Productivity increase thanks to output of up to 14 kW
  • Gas consumption and emission values considerably reduced
  • Reduced fire risk in the event of web breaks for improved safety

With its new gas-fired HelioX infrared emitter, Voith is offering a particularly efficient solution for contactless drying along with impressively low emissions. Not only can the new emitter be used to increase productivity, the reduced fire risk also improves safety in paper production.

Voith launches new HelioX infrared emitter for contactless drying with low emissions

September 25, 2019 - 04:24
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Productivity increase thanks to output of up to 14 kW
  • Gas consumption and emission values considerably reduced
  • Reduced fire risk in the event of web breaks for improved safety

With its new gas-fired HelioX infrared emitter, Voith is offering a particularly efficient solution for contactless drying along with impressively low emissions. Not only can the new emitter be used to increase productivity, the reduced fire risk also improves safety in paper production.

Hamburger Containerboard announces production upgrades; production of brown and recycled paper to fall by 40,000 tonnes during shuts

September 25, 2019 - 03:52
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PITTEN, Austria, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Hamburger Containerboard will install a curtain coater at their Trostberg location during November 17th to 25th 2019. The company expects to see significant improvements on the surface and printability of their coated grades.

Smurfit Kappa North America becomes EarthX Planet Partner; event to be held in Dallas, Apr. 22-26, 2020

September 24, 2019 - 16:33
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DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Smurfit Kappa North America has become a Planet Partner sustaining sponsor of theEarthx2020event in Dallas, Tex. that will bring together record numbers of concerned environmental citizens, educators, businesses, non-profit organizations, and thought leaders to celebrate global sustainability.

Sappi teams up with major global brands to explore new model of blockchain technology in enhancing sustainability of global supply chains

September 24, 2019 - 13:33
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BRUSSELS, Sept. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -A successful experiment by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), brings Sappi together with major global brands (Sainsbury's, BNP Paribas, Unilever, Barclays, Standard Chartered and Rabobank) showing how a new model of blockchain and other data sharing technologies can enhance the sustainability of global supply chains without increasing production costs.

DS Smith awarded Best Pharmaceutical Packaging Solutions Company 2019 by Global Health & Pharma magazine

September 24, 2019 - 10:57

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith and its specialized pharmaceutical & medical devices packaging business unit were awarded by Global Health and Pharma magazine as the Best Pharmaceutical Packaging Solutions Company for 2019.

DS Smith – a pharmaceutical packaging strategist

DS Smith has built a dedicated business unit, led by Emmanuel Pascart, for the pharmaceutical players including solutions covering all of the supply chain and a team with strong expertise in the pharma market.

Georgia Ports Authority achieves 16.5% growth in container volumes

September 24, 2019 - 09:53
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SAVANNAH, GA, Sept. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its busiest month ever for containerized trade in August, handling 437,750 twenty-foot equivalent container units. At the GPA Board meeting Tuesday, Executive Director Griff Lynch reported August volumes grew by 62,000 TEUs or 16.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

Klabin launches fully biodegradable fruit and vegetable tray

September 24, 2019 - 06:54

SAO PAULO, Sept. 24, 2019 (PPI Latin America) -Brazilian pulp and packaging paper producer Klabin developed a new biodegradable tray for fruits and vegetables made of corrugated board, which ensures the integrity of products during transport, storage and at store shelves. According to the company, the product was developed to respond to a call for new sustainable packaging that can substitute single-use materials usually made of plastic and styrofoam.

Vegware joins forces with recycling company First Mile to introduce RecycleBox courier-led recycling service

September 23, 2019 - 09:12
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EDINBURGH, Scotland , Sept. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Vegware is joining forces with leading recycling company, First Mile, to provide a UK-wide end-of-life solution for its compostable foodservice disposables using RecycleBox, First Mile’s low cost, courier-led recycling service.

First Mile currently collects over 25 material streams in London and Birmingham, including Vegware’s compostable packaging, but has now introduced RecycleBox to provide a national solution for those items not collected by local councils and other waste companies.

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