October 2019

RSA and P3 Software streamline print procurement process for in-plant print centers

October 15, 2019 - 08:38
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ROCHESTER, NY, Oct. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Rochester Software Associates (RSA), provider of production print workflow software solutions and P3 Software, today announced the availability of an integration between the two firm’s software that reduces costs by streamlining the print procurement process for in-plant print centers.

The integration allows print centers to automate the print procurement process by sending job details from RSA's WebCRD Web to print to P3 Software's P3Source solution so jobs the shop can't produce can be sent out to third party suppliers.

The Navigator Company selected to sit on executive committee of WBCSD

October 15, 2019 - 08:04
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SETUBAL, Portugal, Oct. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -The Navigator Company has been selected to sit on the Executive Committee of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), comprising more than 200 CEOs from international corporations. Navigator is the only Portuguese company and the only company in the forestry sector worldwide to sit on this management board, acknowledging the company’s status as a world leader in sustainability committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2035.

ABB adds new features to its web imaging system to help paper makers enhance quality

October 15, 2019 - 06:08
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WESTERVILLE, OH, Oct. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Technology leader ABB today launched two new features as part of its Web Imaging System, designed to help manufacturers deliver on-specification paper as part of ABB’s commitment to providing end-to-end integrated solutions for the pulp and paper industry.

UK-based Barton Jones Packaging takes box making in-house with Kolbus Autobox line

October 15, 2019 - 04:36

RAHDEN, Germany , Oct. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Barton Jones Packaging, traditionally a packaging materials distributor, had been considering manufacturing their own corrugated boxes for a number of years. More and more customers were ordering bespoke sized boxes in smaller quantities and on a truly, “Just in Time basis”. The result was a need to stock large quantities of many different sized boxes. However, being a distributor by nature the prospect of having to manufacture in-house was daunting - could they easily transition to manufacturing boxes? 

Shuttered Verso paper mill owner in Maine prepares to sell on-site power plant

October 14, 2019 - 19:15
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BUCKSPORT, ME, Oct. 14, 2019 (Bangor Daily News) -The owner of the former Verso Paper mill site is preparing to sell the site’s electrical plant to a New York-based firm for an undisclosed price.

Stonepeak Kestrel Holdings III has applied for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval of its plans to buy the 161-megawatt natural gas- and oil-fired generator from AIM Development USA, according to a FERC filing released Thursday.

Maryland’s renewable energy facilities break pollution rules, say groups calling for enforcement

October 14, 2019 - 19:13
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BALTIMORE, Oct. 14, 2019 (Local News) -Maryland law says that any company that contributes to a state renewable energy goal — half the state’s energy portfolio must come from renewable sources by 2030 — must “substantially comply” with rules on air and water quality and waste management. The complaint says more than two dozen power generators, including paper mills and trash incinerators, have records of formal or informal enforcement actions by environmental authorities.

Maryland’s renewable energy facilities break pollution rules, say groups calling for enforcement

October 14, 2019 - 19:13
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BALTIMORE, Oct. 14, 2019 (Local News) -Maryland law says that any company that contributes to a state renewable energy goal — half the state’s energy portfolio must come from renewable sources by 2030 — must “substantially comply” with rules on air and water quality and waste management. The complaint says more than two dozen power generators, including paper mills and trash incinerators, have records of formal or informal enforcement actions by environmental authorities.

Neenah Packaging introduces new hemp fiber papers into its expanded premium folding board portfolio

October 14, 2019 - 15:17
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ALPHARETTA, GA, Oct. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Neenah Packaging once again meets market demands and addresses market trends with the introduction of new hemp fiber papers, a new color, and new finishes into its recently expanded line of Neenah Folding Board papers.

McLaren Packaging venture invests £5.5M million to build world’s first renewable energy plant for corrugated board manufacture in UK

October 14, 2019 - 15:10
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PORT GLASGOW, UK , Oct. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Award-winning drinks packaging company McLaren Packaging, through CorrBoard Bioenergy, its joint venture with printed packaging supplier Swanline Group, has invested £5.5M in the creation of the world’s first dedicated sustainable energy generation facility fuelled by organic waste to provide heat and power for the manufacture of corrugated sheet board.

The investment will facilitate carbon neutral corrugated material for use at McLaren and Swanline’s  respective manufacturing plants in Port Glasgow and Staffordshire.

Bobst installs new NOVACUT 106 E and to supply EXPERTCUT 106 LER and VISIONFOLD 110 A 2 at Coveris' site in Wisbech, UK

October 14, 2019 - 12:41

MANCHESTER, UK, Oct. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Packaging manufacturer, Coveris, has taken delivery of a new NOVACUT 106 E and secured BOBST a further two machine orders on the back of the die-cutter's success at its Wisbech site.

Alongside NOVACUT 106 E, Coveris has signed a deal to install EXPERTCUT 106 LER and VISIONFOLD 110 A 2 at 73,500sq ft site. The leading packaging manufacturer is a ‘BOBST house' and these latest investments enable the company to boost its skillset and maintain the ongoing development programme.

Unicorr Packaging installs FFG 8.20 Expertline flexo folder gluer from Bobst at Massachusetts Container in Marlborough, MA

October 14, 2019 - 12:27

MARLBOROUGH, MA, Oct. 14, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Unicorr Packaging Group has added a Bobst FFG 8.20 Expertline—a 4-color high-speed flexo folder gluer with die-cutting capability—to its line of highly efficient, state-of-the-art production equipment. Recently installed at Massachusetts Container in Marlborough, the Bobst 8.20 produces high quality corrugated boxes for almost any industry including food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, e-commerce, appliances and home goods, industrial products, and shipping and distribution.

BTG launches its new Single Point Charge SPC-5500 online instrument

October 14, 2019 - 10:06
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ECLEPENS, Switzerland, Oct. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -BTG launches its new online charge instrument called Single Point Charge SPC-5500. It is considerably smaller, easier to install and easier to handle than previous products. Its single point modular design allows for greater flexibility and it comprises BTG’s expert knowledge in charge measurement.

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