October 2019

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.

SIG provides its combibloc EcoPlus 1 litter aseptic carton pack for ALDI Spain's Milsani long-life milk range

October 14, 2019 - 06:03

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Oct. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -In Spain, ALDI – one of the main discounters in Europe – has chosen the combibloc EcoPlus 1.000ml aseptic carton pack from SIG as a sustainable packaging solution for its Milsani long life milk range, reducing CO2 by up to 28% compared to using a conventional 1-litre SIG carton pack of the same format.

DS Smith to showcase its full line of product packaging solutions at 2019 PMA Fresh Summit Conference & Expo in Anaheim, CA from Oct 18-19

October 14, 2019 - 04:46

COLUMBIA, SC, Oct. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith North America Packaging and Paper Division will showcase its sustainable, innovative produce packaging offerings at the 2019 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit Conference & Expo from October 18-19 in Anaheim, CA.

DS Smith will showcase its full line of innovative produce packaging solutions such as Greencoat, the industry's only wax-free, 100% recyclable coated box, as well as shelf-ready and high-end graphics offerings.

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

New Pasaban-supplied KB 2300 sheeter increases productivity by 30% for Spanish cardboard distributor Comart

October 14, 2019 - 02:39

TOLOSA, Spain, Oct. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Comart, a specialised distributor in the supply of paper cardboard and flexible films has the largest private warehouse in Spain with a permanent stock of more than 10.000 tonnes of rolls and sheets. It is one of the few distributors that can guarantee a 24-hour supply service in Spain, France and Portugal. 

Environmental, other groups call on P&G to increase recycled fibers in tissue products, preserve forests, species habitat

October 12, 2019 - 14:48
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CINCINNATI, OH, Oct. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -David Taylor, CEO of Procter & Gamble (P&G) was told the company profited from a “wasteful, globally-harmful” practice—turning trees from the world’s largest, most carbon-rich intact forest into throwaway tissue products—in a letter signed by leaders of more than 115 environmental, conservation, consumer and student groups in the U.S. and Canada.

Environmental, other groups call on P&G to increase recycled fibers in tissue products, preserve forests, species habitat

October 12, 2019 - 14:48
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CINCINNATI, OH, Oct. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -David Taylor, CEO of Procter & Gamble (P&G) was told the company profited from a “wasteful, globally-harmful” practice—turning trees from the world’s largest, most carbon-rich intact forest into throwaway tissue products—in a letter signed by leaders of more than 115 environmental, conservation, consumer and student groups in the U.S. and Canada.

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper, heat and power supplier Stadtwerke Bielefeld to continue cooperation

October 11, 2019 - 07:25
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BIELEFELD, Germany , Oct. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Stadtwerke Bielefeld and Mitsubishi HiTec Paper have been working together successfully since 2003. Now both companies have agreed to continue the partnership before the expiry of the current contract.

Rengo enters into agreement for OEM manufacturing of cellulose microbeads

October 11, 2019 - 04:57
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OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it has entered into an agreement to commence OEM manufacturing of some products of the cellulose microbeads (trade name: CELLULOBEADS) manufactured and sold by DAITO KASEI KOGYO CO., LTD. (Head Office: Asahi-ku, Osaka; President: Yoshinori Waki).

Carlsberg unveils two new research prototypes of the Green Fibre Bottle

October 11, 2019 - 03:36
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -During the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Carlsberg Group today issued an update on its journey to create the Green Fibre Bottle, the world’s first "paper bottle" for beer.

Made from sustainably sourced wood fibres, it is both 100% bio-based and fully recyclable. The Group also announced it has been joined by other leading global companies that are united in their vision to develop sustainable packaging through the advancement of paper bottle technology.

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