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October 2019

Proposed rate would see Nova Scotia Power take more control over electricity use at Port Hawkesbury Paper mill

October 02, 2019 - 14:49
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POINT TUPPER, NS, Oct. 2, 2019 (The Chronicle Herald) -Port Hawkesbury Paper and Nova Scotia Power Inc. have filed an application with the provincial regulator for a new electricity rate for the mill, which is the utility’s largest single customer.

More than $400 billion at stake in the global beverage industry from plain packaging

October 02, 2019 - 13:53
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    LONDON, Sept. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Brand Finance has estimated the potential value loss to businesses at US$430.8 billion if plain packaging is extended to alcohol and sugary drinks worldwide.
  • This represents an almost 50% increase compared with Brand Finance’s 2017 valuation, as brand values grow and parent companies are increasingly relying on their brands’ performance.
  • Pernod Ricard, at 36.2%, has the largest proportion of enterprise value at stake.

Selling throwaway coffee cups separately makes far more consumers ditch damaging disposables - Zero Waste Scotland

October 02, 2019 - 13:31
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STIRLING, UK, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -New trials led by Zero Waste Scotland revealed that cafés which replaced discounts for reusable cups with clear, equivalent charges for disposable cups significantly increased the proportion of customers switching to reusables for on-the-go coffee and tea.

G&W’s Georgia Central Railway upgrades Macon-Savannah short line

October 02, 2019 - 12:54
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LYONS, GA, Oct. 1, 2019 (Business Wire) -Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)(NYSE:GWR) today announced that its subsidiary Georgia Central Railway, L.P., a 211-mile short line freight railroad operating between Macon and Savannah, has upgraded its entire line to handle 286,000-lb. railcar loadings, matching the capacity of connecting national railroads.

Paper Converting Machine Company acquires Serbia-based STAX Technologies

October 02, 2019 - 12:34
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LUCCA, Italy, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of the Barry-Wehmiller Converting Solutions Platform, acquired STAX Technologies (“STAX”), headquartered in Čačak, Serbia. The acquisition adds reciprocating flow technology to PCMC’s tissue packaging product line offering.

Ence Navia’s biofactory starts production stop to complete efficient improvement and capacity expansion project “Navia 80"

October 01, 2019 - 05:19
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MADRID, Spain, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -

Ence Navia’s biofactory starts a production stop today, which will last until October 30, with the aim of completing the expansion project called “Navia 80”. This action implies the improvement of almost all the industrial processes of the plant. The facilities will see their efficiency remarkably increased, while progressing towards excellence from an environmental point of view.

Ence Navia’s biofactory starts production stop to complete efficient improvement and capacity expansion project “Navia 80"

October 01, 2019 - 05:19
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MADRID, Spain, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -

Ence Navia’s biofactory starts a production stop today, which will last until October 30, with the aim of completing the expansion project called “Navia 80”. This action implies the improvement of almost all the industrial processes of the plant. The facilities will see their efficiency remarkably increased, while progressing towards excellence from an environmental point of view.

Klabin joins UN’s “Business Ambition for 1.5º C – Our Only Future” movement

October 01, 2019 - 04:44
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SAO PAULO, Sept. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Klabin, the leading producer and exporter of packaging paper in Brazil, has officially announced its commitment to the United Nations (UN) and civil society to establish targets and goals to reduce the impacts of climate change by 2050. The company is participating in the global campaign “Business Ambition for 1.5º C – Our Only Future,” and is one of 87 companies around the world recognized for leading the path to combat climate change.

Oji Container to sell Vario558 packaging system to mail-order logistics center of major retail manufacturer

October 01, 2019 - 03:54

TOKYO, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Oji Container Co., Ltd. (president: Yutaka Fushino; head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo), a subsidiary of Oji Holdings Corporation (president: Masatoshi Kaku; head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo), today announces that it will sell Vario558, a new packaging system (an automatic sealing machine with adjustable height manufactured by OPITZ Packaging Systems GmbH) to the mail-order logistics center of a major retail manufacturer.

Andritz to supply P-RC APMP fiberline at Dezhou Taiding's facility in Dezhou, China

October 01, 2019 - 03:27
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GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Dezhou Taiding) to supply a P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) fiberline with a capacity of 400 t/d to the mill in Dezhou, Shandong, China. The new system will process poplar as raw material, and the fiber produced will be used on the company’s own paper machines for P&W (printing and writing paper) and board grades. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.

Toscotec to supply major rebuild for JSC "Yarpaper"'s PM1 at its mill in Yaroslavl, Russia

October 01, 2019 - 02:15

LUCCA, ITALY, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -JSC "Yarpaper" selected Toscotec for a major rebuild of its paper machine at Yaroslavl mill, northeast of Moscow, Russia. PM1 has a wire sheet width of 2,830 mm, produces test liner and fluting in the range of 100 to 150 gsm, using 100% waste paper.

Toscotec will supply the approach flow system, including screens, fan pumps, TT Headbox-H fitted with dilution control system and a newly designed Fourdrinier make up. The sheet path in the press section will be optimized, including the sheet transfer to the dryer section.

Toscotec to supply major rebuild for JSC "Yarpaper"'s PM1 at its mill in Yaroslavl, Russia

October 01, 2019 - 02:15
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LUCCA, ITALY, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -JSC "Yarpaper" selected Toscotec for a major rebuild of its paper machine at Yaroslavl mill, northeast of Moscow, Russia. PM1 has a wire sheet width of 2,830 mm, produces test liner and fluting in the range of 100 to 150 gsm, using 100% waste paper.

Toscotec will supply the approach flow system, including screens, fan pumps, TT Headbox-H fitted with dilution control system and a newly designed Fourdrinier make up. The sheet path in the press section will be optimized, including the sheet transfer to the dryer section.

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