November 2019

North American forest products railroad freight declines ahead of Canadian strike

November 25, 2019 - 13:51
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OAKLAND, CA, Nov. 25, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -North American forest products rail freight was down 2.1% through 46 weeks of 2019 at 769,271 carloads, the Assn of American Railroads reported. In the latest week ending Nov. 16, freight was down 7.1% to 15,379 carloads.

The statistics are before a strike was launched against CN at midnight Nov. 19 by the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference.

AF&PA supports Senators Rob Portman and Debbie Stabenow’s RECYCLE Act of 2019

November 25, 2019 - 11:48
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WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement in support of Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow’s (D-MI) “Recycling Enhancements to Collection and Yield through Consumer Learning and Education (RECYCLE) Act of 2019” (S. 2941).

Final Call for PPI Awards

November 25, 2019 - 11:43
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This is the final call for the PPI Awards, submit your nominations and entries by Friday November 29th.  The awards ceremony will take place at a dinner to be held during the Fastmarkets RISI European Conference on March 10th in Lisbon, Portugal.   

 

Categories this year:

Resilience - Managing Risk Award

The Internet of Things & Digitalization Award

Tissue Product Award

Bringing Paper to Life – Marketing Campaign of the Year Award

International CEO of the Year Award

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WWF publishes EPCI 2019, highlights importance of P&P industry's role in reducing its carbon footprint

November 25, 2019 - 06:27
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GLAND, Switzerland , Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -WWF today published its 6th Environmental Paper Company Index (EPCI 2019), a voluntary tool to increase transparency and awareness on how the pulp, paper and packaging sectors can reduce their footprint. The EPCI tracks companies performance on responsible sourcing, clean production, Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and reporting. This assessment comes ahead of the significant 2020 milestone by which many global companies pledged to have fully eliminated deforestation from their supply chains.

Switzerland's Archroma to present its new packaging and paper manufacturing solutions at Paperex 2019 in New Delhi, India from Dec 3-6

November 25, 2019 - 04:24
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REINACH, Switzerland, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Paperex 2019 to present its latest innovations and solution systems aimed to help packaging & paper manufacturers to optimize productivity and/or create value in their markets.

Switzerland's Archroma to present its new packaging and paper manufacturing solutions at Paperex 2019 in New Delhi, India from Dec 3-6

November 25, 2019 - 04:24
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REINACH, Switzerland, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at Paperex 2019 to present its latest innovations and solution systems aimed to help packaging & paper manufacturers to optimize productivity and/or create value in their markets.

Valmet to supply an energy management solution to Kemira Chemicals’ plants in Äetsä and Joutseno in Finland

November 25, 2019 - 04:23
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an energy management solution to optimize production and energy consumption at Kemira Chemicals’ bleaching chemical plants in Äetsä and Joutseno in Finland.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2019. The value of the order is not disclosed. The solution will be delivered to the customer in November 2019 and commissioned in May 2020.

Valmet to supply an energy management solution to Kemira Chemicals’ plants in Äetsä and Joutseno in Finland

November 25, 2019 - 04:23
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an energy management solution to optimize production and energy consumption at Kemira Chemicals’ bleaching chemical plants in Äetsä and Joutseno in Finland.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2019. The value of the order is not disclosed. The solution will be delivered to the customer in November 2019 and commissioned in May 2020.

Metsä Board receives Gold level rating in EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility assessment

November 25, 2019 - 04:12
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is proud to have been awarded the Gold level rating by EcoVadis for the third consecutive year for its approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Overall Metsä Board is also in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard industry.

Sofidel’s Papernet brand unveils new toilet tissue and napkins solutions that reduce paper waste

November 22, 2019 - 17:28
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FORT WASHINGTON, PA, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use, today launched two new Papernet brand products at booth 3227 at ISSA Show North America 2019 in Las Vegas. The small core toilet tissue and Ready Table interfolded napkins contribute to waste reduction and, as a result, greater environmental stewardship.

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