November 2019

Ence's Navia biofactory resumes production after completion of efficiency improvement and capacity expansion project “Navia 80"

November 14, 2019 - 10:03
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MADRID, Spain, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The Ence biofactory in Navia has resumed its usual activity, the production of cellulose pulp and the generation of renewable energy, once the stop necessary to implement the efficiency improvement and capacity increase project called “Navia 80” has been completed.

Ence's Navia biofactory resumes production after completion of efficiency improvement and capacity expansion project “Navia 80"

November 14, 2019 - 10:03
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MADRID, Spain, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The Ence biofactory in Navia has resumed its usual activity, the production of cellulose pulp and the generation of renewable energy, once the stop necessary to implement the efficiency improvement and capacity increase project called “Navia 80” has been completed.

Georgia Ports Authority achieves 3.5% growth in container volumes in October

November 14, 2019 - 09:39
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SAVANNAH, GA, Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -The Georgia Ports Authority moved 428,400 twenty-foot equivalent container units in October, an increase of 14,600 TEUs or 3.5 percent. The strong month gave the Port of Savannah a fiscal year-to-date total of 1.6 million TEUs, up 90,600, or 6 percent.

"We have seen three years of incredible volume growth, and the economy of the U.S. Southeast remains a powerhouse," said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. "Georgia's market share continues to expand as new commodities come online and customers in new regions rely on our services."

PEFC appoints Josien Tokeo, Kurt Ramskogler and Dradjad Wibowo as new BOD members at 24th general assembly in Würzburg, Germany

November 14, 2019 - 09:05
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GENEVA, Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Three new members elected to the PEFC International Board at the 24th PEFC General Assembly in Würzburg, Germany. David Ford elected as the new Vice Chair, and two members re-elected for another term.

We are delighted to welcome three new board members: Josien Tokeo (Indigeous Peoples), Kurt Ramskogler and Dradjad Wibowo (both Private Forest Owners).

VPK Packaging and Peterson releases sustainability details of new Norwegian corrugated production site in Halden, Norway

November 14, 2019 - 07:17
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SARPSBORG, Norway , Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Peterson, VPK’s Scandinavian packaging division, has released more details of its new production site in Halden, Norway. Incorporating Industry 4.0 principles such as artificial intelligence learning, a high degree of advanced automation and carbon neutral operation, it will be one of the most technologically advanced packaging plants in the world.

Closed, circular energy system leading to CO2 neutral production and minimised environmental impact

VPK Packaging and Peterson releases sustainability details of new Norwegian corrugated production site in Halden, Norway

November 14, 2019 - 07:17

SARPSBORG, Norway , Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Peterson, VPK’s Scandinavian packaging division, has released more details of its new production site in Halden, Norway. Incorporating Industry 4.0 principles such as artificial intelligence learning, a high degree of advanced automation and carbon neutral operation, it will be one of the most technologically advanced packaging plants in the world.

Closed, circular energy system leading to CO2 neutral production and minimised environmental impact

Peterson releases sustainability details of new Norwegian corrugated production site in Halden, Norway

November 14, 2019 - 07:17
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SARPSBORG, Norway , Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Peterson, VPK’s Scandinavian packaging division, has released more details of its new production site in Halden, Norway. Incorporating Industry 4.0 principles such as artificial intelligence learning, a high degree of advanced automation and carbon neutral operation, it will be one of the most technologically advanced packaging plants in the world.

Closed, circular energy system leading to CO2 neutral production and minimised environmental impact

Peterson releases sustainability details of new Norwegian corrugated production site in Halden, Norway

November 14, 2019 - 07:17
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SARPSBORG, Norway , Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Peterson, VPK’s Scandinavian packaging division, has released more details of its new production site in Halden, Norway. Incorporating Industry 4.0 principles such as artificial intelligence learning, a high degree of advanced automation and carbon neutral operation, it will be one of the most technologically advanced packaging plants in the world.

Closed, circular energy system leading to CO2 neutral production and minimised environmental impact

HEINEKEN UK eliminates plastic rings and shrink wrapping from all multi-pack beer cans by 2021

November 14, 2019 - 05:59
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    EDINBURGH, Scotland , Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Over 500 tonnes of plastic to be removed annually through the elimination of plastic rings and shrink wrapping by the end of 2021
  • Innovative cardboard topper to replace plastic rings across the entire portfolio of beer and cider multi-pack cans, including Heineken, Foster’s and Strongbow
  • £22 million investment will be split across Manchester, Tadcaster & Hereford sites

Valmet to supply Defibrator system for Tianjin Shengsong Wood's facility in Tianjin, China

November 14, 2019 - 04:04
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply Defibrator system to Tianjin Shengsong Wood Co. Ltd in Tianjin, China. The start-up of the system is planned for the middle of 2020.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

UPM presents paper on sustainability at 42nd FIPP World Media Congress in Las Vegas, NV

November 14, 2019 - 03:49
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HELSINKI, Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Sustainability is the only solid foundation for long term value creation. This is the key message that UPM Communication Papers shares to international delegates at the 42nd FIPP World Media Congress, which is held from the 12th to 14th of November in Las Vegas.

WestRock wins two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards for safety and innovation

November 13, 2019 - 18:12
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WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized WestRock with two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards. This is the fifth consecutive year AF&PA has honored WestRock for their sustainability advancements. The awards were presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 8, in Bluffton, South Carolina.

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