September 2019

James Cropper and Seawhite of Brighton partner to launch new cupcycling cartridge paper range

September 05, 2019 - 05:11
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KENDAL, UK, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Merging the latest advances in sustainability with the creativity of the art industry, specialist papermaker James Cropper has created a new cartridge paper made in part from used coffee cups. The range was created for Seawhite of Brighton using the papermaker’s CupCycling technology - the world’s first recycling process dedicated to upcycling single-use coffee cups.

Valmet launches new Optical Consistency Measurement for recycled pulp manufacturing applications

September 05, 2019 - 04:24
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet has launched a new Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement (Valmet OC2R), which has been developed for recycled pulp manufacturing applications, as well as general stock preparation applications in paper, tissue, and board.

Valmet launches new Optical Consistency Measurement for recycled pulp manufacturing applications

September 05, 2019 - 04:24
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet has launched a new Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement (Valmet OC2R), which has been developed for recycled pulp manufacturing applications, as well as general stock preparation applications in paper, tissue, and board.

Toscotec's best practices for reduction of Steel Yankee Dryer maintenance cost

September 05, 2019 - 02:53
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LUCCA, ITALY, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Maintenance managers and supervisors in tissue mills are required to work to budget and cut the costs of maintenance wherever possible. An efficient management of your TT SYD (Steel Yankee Dryer) helps reduce maintenance costs and avoiding the risk of emergency stops.

What to do to reduce the maintenance cost of your TT SYD:

Bunzl Canada opens new distribution facility in Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC

September 04, 2019 - 20:08
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BURLINGTON, ON, Sept. 4, 2019 (CNW) -Bunzl Canada (bunzlcanada.ca) today announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art distribution centre in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec. The company's previous investments in the province have included the acquisition of sanitation supply businesses Emballages Maska and Plus II Sanitation, which now operate under the R3 Redistribution brand banner.

Bunzl Canada opens new distribution facility in Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC

September 04, 2019 - 20:08
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BURLINGTON, ON, Sept. 4, 2019 (CNW) -Bunzl Canada (bunzlcanada.ca) today announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art distribution centre in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec. The company's previous investments in the province have included the acquisition of sanitation supply businesses Emballages Maska and Plus II Sanitation, which now operate under the R3 Redistribution brand banner.

ABB to supply mill-wide DCS, QCS to Gulf Ply Paper Company's new mill in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

September 04, 2019 - 08:52
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DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia , Sept. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -ABB has been selected to supply a mill-wide distributed control system (DCS) and quality control system (QCS) for the Gulf Ply Paper Company’s new paper mill in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Based on ABB Ability System 800xA, the solution includes ABB’s Pulp & Paper Library, providing a flexible, consistent and comprehensive means of controlling and supervising manufacturing processes when the new mill becomes operational in October 2019.

Valmet to install TwinRoll dewatering press at Metsä Board's Joutseno mill in Finland

September 04, 2019 - 04:11
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver, install and start-up TwinRoll dewatering press to Metsä Board Joutseno mill in Finland. The start-up is planned for October 2020.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed. An order with this scope of supply is usually valued in the range of EUR 2.5-3.5 million.

Valmet to install TwinRoll dewatering press at Metsä Board's Joutseno mill in Finland

September 04, 2019 - 04:11
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver, install and start-up TwinRoll dewatering press to Metsä Board Joutseno mill in Finland. The start-up is planned for October 2020.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed. An order with this scope of supply is usually valued in the range of EUR 2.5-3.5 million.

Woolworths in South Africa trials specially-designed paper bags for fashion, beauty

September 03, 2019 - 17:19
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DURBAN, South Africa, Sept. 3, 2019 (Local News) -Woolworths has announced its first trial of specially-designed paper bags for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases.  

The announcement of the specially designed bags is a part of the company's ongoing commitment to phase out single-use plastic shopping bags by 2020. 

Plastic bag usage in Chile drops by 16,000 tonnes in one year after new law

September 03, 2019 - 16:27
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SAO PAULO, Sept. 3, 2019 (PPI Latin America) - 

A year after Chile became the first nation in South America to ban plastic bags, the Minister of Environment said the country avoided the consumption of over 16,000 tonnes of plastic in twelve months. The new law made the number of plastic bags produced annually in the country drop by 2.2 billion.

Chile banned plastic bags in August 2018. Big retail companies had six months to adapt to the new rule while small business were given a two-year deadline until the total ban applies to them.

KBA installs new Omega Allpro 90 folder gluer at Ellis Paper Box's 60,000-ft2 post-press department in Mississauga, ON

September 03, 2019 - 11:40

DALLAS, TX, Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Canadian packaging specialist Ellis Paper Box, a member of the Ellis Group, the country’s largest privately-held manufacturer of folding cartons, always has its elite customers at the forefront of its mind and central to its business philosophy. To better service its leading international pharmaceutical firms, Ellis added a new Koenig & Bauer Duran Omega Allpro 90 folder gluer---the first in North America--- to its post-press department at its 60,000 sq ft Mississauga, Ontario facility this spring.

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