November 2019

A.P. Moller - Maersk join forces with industry peers and customers to develop LEO

November 13, 2019 - 11:23
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The LEO Coalition will explore the environmental and commercial viability of LEO - a blend of lignin and ethanol - fuel for shipping.

Lignin is a structural bio-polymer which contributes to the rigidity of plants. Lignin is isolated in large quantities as a byproduct of lignocellulosic ethanol and pulp and paper mills. Currently, it is often incinerated to produce steam and electricity.

Canfor agrees to going private transaction at $16.00 per share

November 13, 2019 - 10:57
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Under the terms of the Arrangement Agreement, Great Pacific, which along with its affiliates owns approximately 51% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Canfor, will acquire all of the Canfor Shares it does not already own for cash consideration of $16.00 per Canfor Share by way of a statutory plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia).

 

 

 

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Södra invests SEK 50 million in large-scale and automated forest tree breeding through SweTree Technologies in its pilot facility in Umea, Sweden

November 13, 2019 - 10:44
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VAXJO, Sweden, Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Södra is investing in large-scale and automated forest tree breeding through the innovative technologies company, SweTree Technologies. SEK 50 million will be invested in a pilot facility in Umeå. Stora Enso, Sveaskog and Holmen are co-funding the project.

Sofidel obtains declaration of conformity with international UNI ISO 20400:2017 standard on sustainable procurement

November 13, 2019 - 05:01
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PORCARI, Italy , Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, particularly well-known for its Regina brand, has obtained a declaration of conformity with the international UNI ISO 20400:2017 standard on sustainable procurement. Sofidel is one of the first Italian companies to meet the requirements of the standard, which is designed to make supply chains more sustainable and increase quality through the implementation of suitable procurement policies.

Sofidel obtains declaration of conformity with international UNI ISO 20400:2017 standard on sustainable procurement

November 13, 2019 - 05:01
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PORCARI, Italy , Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, particularly well-known for its Regina brand, has obtained a declaration of conformity with the international UNI ISO 20400:2017 standard on sustainable procurement. Sofidel is one of the first Italian companies to meet the requirements of the standard, which is designed to make supply chains more sustainable and increase quality through the implementation of suitable procurement policies.

Frugalpac introduces new fully recyclable Frugal Cup Linerless made of recycled paper

November 13, 2019 - 04:35
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IPSWICH, UK, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -UK-based manufacturer of easily recyclable paper-based packaging, Frugalpac, has added another innovative option to its market-leading range of sustainable coffee cups, introducing the Frugal Cup Linerless.

Seven months after the launch of the Frugal Cup, the UK’s first fully recyclable coffee cup made of recycled paper, Frugalpac has revealed its Frugal Cup Linerless, offering new and existing customers even more sustainable products to choose from.

Heidelberg-supplied Speedmaster XL 106 four-color press with Assistant increases OEE by 50% at Hobby Lobby printing's facility in US

November 13, 2019 - 00:51
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    WIESLOCH, Germany, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -
  • Hobby Lobby Printing taking advantage of the high level of automation of the new Speedmaster XL 106 with the Heidelberg Assistant digital platform
  • Digital collaboration with the customer over the entire lifecycle
  • Almost 2,000 Heidelberg Assistant users

Georgia-Pacific smokestack comes down at Green Bay, WI, location in shift to natural gas

November 12, 2019 - 19:38
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GREEN BAY, WI, Nov. 12, 2019 (Local News) -Georgia-Pacific’s Broadway Street Mill in Green Bay has taken down one of their smokestacks.

The 400-foot tall smokestack came down due to wanting to move away from and to start using natural gas.

Taking down the smokestack marks the end of a project that has lasted around two months.

We Are Green Bay - Smokestack comes down at Georgia-Pacific Green Bay location

Green Bay Packaging wins 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Water Reduction Achievements at Green Bay, WI, mill

November 12, 2019 - 19:34
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WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Green Bay Packaging with the 2019 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Water for their Water Reduction Achievements at Green Bay Mill. The award was presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 8 in Bluffton, South Carolina.

DS Smith plastic develops e-commerce and Giftbee circular packs to make online sales flow for beverage brands

November 12, 2019 - 11:24

BILZEN, Belgium, Nov. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The (R)Ecommerce lid that converts standard crates into e-commerce packs and Giftbee, the first ever purpose-designed reusable e-commerce pack for glass bottles, chart two paths to crack open online sales.

The potential of online sales for beverage makers is enormous, and largely untapped until now. DS Smith Plastics has developed two complementary circular packs to help brands boost sales get their goods directly to their customers, deliver massive promotional buzz and encourage quick and easy repeat purchases.

The Navigator Company’s Tissue Division to showcase its new six tissue products at Hygienalia Trade Show in Madrid, Spain from Nov 12-14

November 12, 2019 - 10:35
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SETUBAL, Portugal, Nov. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The Navigator Company’s Tissue Division will be attending the Hygienalia Trade Show in Madrid, one of the professional cleaning sector’s main events, where the company has a strong position in Spain.

The event will strengthen existing partnerships and build new business relationships, particularly at a time of expanding the business and growing the customer portfolio.

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