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October 2019

Graphic Packaging develops KeelClip paperboard packaging solution for cans

October 17, 2019 - 09:12

ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has developed KeelClip, a paperboard packaging solution for cans that offers sustainability advantages and merchandising benefits as compared to other packaging options. KeelClip, the company's latest innovation in paperboard packaging solutions, performs well in high-speed environments thanks to the corresponding KeelClip 1600 machinery system.

DS Smith helps Morrisons revamp its Best Bacon RRP solution with new, 100% recyclable fiber-based corrugated design

October 17, 2019 - 08:34

BRUSSELS, Oct. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Farmers Boy, (Morrisons manufacturing), were looking to re-launch their Best Bacon product improving its Retail Ready Packaging (RRP) solution to attract shoppers in store. DS Smith was the perfect partner to help do this.

RSA and Ultimate TechnoGraphics automate prepress workflow with advanced integration

October 17, 2019 - 08:08
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ROCHESTER, NY and MONTREAL, QC , Oct. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Rochester Software Associates (RSA), provider of production print workflow software solutions and Ultimate TechnoGraphics, Inc., a leader in imposition and finishing automation software, today announced the availability of an advancement in the integration between the two firm’s software that reduces costs by streamlining the print production process for commercial and in-plant print centers.

French firm Écofeutre to open new production facility in 2020

October 17, 2019 - 06:19

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Oct. 17, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -French molded pulp packaging producer Écofeutre will open a new production facility in 2020 as part of the company’s plan to raise its production capacity.

Under the plan, the firm’s second factory will hit operational capacity in May 2020, according to local dailyLe Télégramme.

The mill is located in Évellys, a municipality in Brittany, northwestern France.

Set up in 1998 as a subsidiary of French industrial group Alain Glon Holding, Écofeutre currently employs about 70 people.

Kimberly-Clark wins SmartWay Excellence Award from US Environmental Protection Agency

October 17, 2019 - 05:05
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DALLAS, TX, Oct. 16, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark earned the SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leadership in environmentally responsible shipping as well as two prestigious Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards for its social impact programs, With U She Can and Toilets Change Lives.

Kimberly-Clark wins SmartWay Excellence Award from US Environmental Protection Agency

October 17, 2019 - 05:05
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DALLAS, TX, Oct. 16, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark earned the SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leadership in environmentally responsible shipping as well as two prestigious Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards for its social impact programs, With U She Can and Toilets Change Lives.

ACE member companies create GRACE - The Global Recycling Alliance For Beverage Cartons And The Environment

October 17, 2019 - 04:48
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BRUSSELS, Oct. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -The beverage carton industry creates GRACE - THE GLOBAL RECYCLING ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND THE ENVIRONMENT, joining forces at a global level to strengthen the beverage carton position as low carbon, sustainable and recyclable packaging.

Andritz-supplied solutions help Eldorado Brasil pulp mill to achieve 200 days of consecutive production at its mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil

October 17, 2019 - 02:18
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GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -The Eldorado Brasil pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Brazil, set an outstanding production record of 5,576 ADmt/d on September 21, 2019, with ANDRITZ technologies. In addition, production has been running for the past 200 consecutive days without a sheet break on the MS2 line.

Colbert Packaging installs Eagle Systems’ Cold Foil Module on an RMGT Ryobi Press

October 16, 2019 - 12:54

LAKE FOREST, IL, Oct. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Eagle Systems, Inc., a U.S. based developer and manufacturer of foil enhancement equipment, today announced that Colbert Packaging has installed an Eco-Eagle Cold Foil Module on their new RMGT Ryobi V3000 press. The installation, which was completed in early June, marks the very first Eco-Eagle on a Ryobi in North America.

BOBST launches its new vision CI flexo press to deliver efficient performance and cost-effective print production

October 16, 2019 - 09:21
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BIELEFELD, Germany , Oct. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -BOBST today announced the launch of a brand-new CI flexo press. The VISION CI is designed to deliver the most efficient performance for all production lengths on a wide range of substrates.

Fast to setup and change over, it features technical innovations and automation that ensure repeatable process consistency, minimum waste and easy manufacturing. It is ideal for converters looking to add a powerful and reliable production tool to their operation.

GAW technologies to supply chemical preparation systems for Palm Paper's PM 5 at its Aalen mill, Germany

October 16, 2019 - 04:53
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GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -GAW technologies GmbH in Graz / Austria was commissioned by Papierfabrik Palm with the supply of a chemical preparation and supply system for the new paper mill in Aalen / Germany. The new paper machine PM5 will double the capacity of the plant and replace three existing paper machines. It will produce lightweight and high-quality fluting and testliner grades from recycled fiber. The plant will be commissioned in 2021 and will have an annual capacity of 750,000 tons.

Port of HaminaKotka’s Baltic Sea Pulp Centre inaugurated on Oct. 3, after Euro 40 million expansion, supports UPM Kaukaa and Kymi mills

October 15, 2019 - 17:17
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KOTKA, Finland , Oct. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Port of HaminaKotka Ltd and Steveco Oy have jointly constructed a world-class pulp terminal in the new D-area in the western part of the Mussalo Harbour in Kotka. ThePort of HaminaKotka has invested almost 40 million eurosin the infrastructure of the expansion area of approx.

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