November 2019

UK heavy industry to cut 2 million tonnes of carbon emissions with new tech under £315 million gov’t investment

November 08, 2019 - 18:11
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LONDON, Nov. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -The government is on the hunt for the most effective ways to help cut industrial greenhouse gas emissions, as part of a £315 million investment drive in decarbonising heavy industry to help reach net zero by 2050.

Walki provides its aluminium free paper-based lid to Arla for its dairy cooperative in Finland and Sweden

November 07, 2019 - 11:28
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Thanks to Walki-Lid, dairy products can now be packaged completely sustainably – without aluminium and on the basis of renewable and recyclable raw materials. Arla, the world's largest dairy cooperative, uses Walki's paper-based lid material for their 175g Luonto+ yoghurt in Finland and for cottage cheese and crème fraiche in Sweden.

For this 175 g Arla Luonto+ yoghurt in Finland and for cottage cheese and crème fraiche in Sweden, Arla uses the paper-based lid material Walki-Lid. Copyright: "Arla"

Walki provides its aluminium free paper-based lid to Arla for its dairy cooperative in Finland and Sweden

November 07, 2019 - 11:28

ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Thanks to Walki-Lid, dairy products can now be packaged completely sustainably – without aluminium and on the basis of renewable and recyclable raw materials. Arla, the world's largest dairy cooperative, uses Walki's paper-based lid material for their 175g Luonto+ yoghurt in Finland and for cottage cheese and crème fraiche in Sweden.

For this 175 g Arla Luonto+ yoghurt in Finland and for cottage cheese and crème fraiche in Sweden, Arla uses the paper-based lid material Walki-Lid. Copyright: "Arla"

Quad/Graphics announces founding membership in Forests In Focus, initiative from environmental nonprofit GreenBlue

November 07, 2019 - 05:24
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SUSSEX, WI, Nov. 6, 2019 (Business Wire) -Quad/Graphics, Inc. (“Quad” or the “Company”), a leading marketing solutions partner, today announced that it is a founding member of Forests in Focus, a sustainability initiative from GreenBlue, an environmental nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable use of materials in society, and the American Forest Foundation (AFF), a conservation organization that works with family landowners in the United States.

Valmet signs multiyear agreement for continuous performance service with Whakatane Mill for its PM3 board line in New Zealand

November 07, 2019 - 04:14
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet and Whakatane Mill Ltd have signed a multiyear agreement for continuous performance service for Whakatane PM3 board line in New Zealand. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed.

The original performance agreement was signed in 2014 and was later extended for another three-year period. This renewal is the second extension with continuous and systematic development of Whakatane PM3’s productivity and quality with concrete targets regarding availability and optimization.

Smurfit Kappa collaborates with Mitsubishi HiTec Paper to create new type of innovative and recyclable food-safe packaging

November 07, 2019 - 02:30
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -As part of its ongoing Better Planet Packaging initiative, Smurfit Kappa has collaborated with one of its partners, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper, to create a new type of innovative and recyclable food-safe packaging.

A combination of Smurfit Kappa’s expertise in paper-based packaging and Mitsubishi HiTec Paper’s strength in coated papers has led to the first product in the new range being shortlisted as a finalist in the Swiss Packaging Awards.

APP’s annual Attitudes Towards Sustainability report shows 74% Canadians consider sustainability as important factor while purchasing

November 06, 2019 - 09:26
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TORONTO, ON, Nov. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Sustainably sourced packaged material is becoming a leading factor in Canadians’ purchasing decisions, with 62% of Canadians willing to pay more for such products.

BTG to upgrade consistency control and high-performance creping blades usage at Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills in Indonesia

November 06, 2019 - 05:03
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ECLEPENS, Switzerland, Nov. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -BTG has been chosen as a key partner by Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills in Indonesia to further improve the consistency control and high-performance creping blades usage throughout the mill.

The program offered by BTG includes an audit of the mill, consultancy to improve processes and a full competency development program. To ensure sustainability and full autonomy, roughly 500 operators were trained by a team of BTG international experts.

BTG to upgrade consistency control and high-performance creping blades usage at Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills in Indonesia

November 06, 2019 - 05:03
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ECLEPENS, Switzerland, Nov. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -BTG has been chosen as a key partner by Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills in Indonesia to further improve the consistency control and high-performance creping blades usage throughout the mill.

The program offered by BTG includes an audit of the mill, consultancy to improve processes and a full competency development program. To ensure sustainability and full autonomy, roughly 500 operators were trained by a team of BTG international experts.

NORAM acquires Swedish filtration technology provider for mills CleanFlow

November 06, 2019 - 02:50
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FORSHAGA, Sweden , Nov. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -NORAM and CleanFlow are pleased to jointly announce that NORAM has acquired CleanFlow and its line of products for green and white liquor filtration. CleanFlow is very pleased to join the NORAM Group of companies and to now be able to expand its products and services globally.

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