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February 2020

DS Smith hosts newly elected MP Dr. Luke Evans to discuss circular economy and upcoming environmental legislation in UK

February 13, 2020 - 09:43
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LONDON, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Sustainable packaging leader DS Smith hosts Dr Luke Evans, newly elected Hinckley MP on circular economy visit.

DS Smith, the UK’s leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions has hosted the newly elected MP for Hinckley and Bosworth, Dr Luke Evans to discuss the circular economy and upcoming environmental legislation in the UK.

Metsä Spring and Valmet collaborate to develop new wood-based 3D product as alternative to fossil-based materials

February 13, 2020 - 06:35
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet have initiated a joint project for the development of a novel wood-based 3D product to replace similar products made out of fossil resources, especially in consumer products like packaging.

Metsä Spring and Valmet collaborate to develop new wood-based 3D product as alternative to fossil-based materials

February 13, 2020 - 06:35
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet have initiated a joint project for the development of a novel wood-based 3D product to replace similar products made out of fossil resources, especially in consumer products like packaging.

Metsä Spring and Valmet collaborate to develop new wood-based 3D product as alternative to fossil-based materials

February 13, 2020 - 06:35
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ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet have initiated a joint project for the development of a novel wood-based 3D product to replace similar products made out of fossil resources, especially in consumer products like packaging.

Mondi's research reveals nearly seven out of ten in UK believe Valentine’s treat comes with too much wrapping

February 13, 2020 - 06:29

VIENNA, Austria, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -As Valentine’s Day approaches new research shows that over two-thirds (69%) of Brits think boxed chocolates have too much packaging.

Research for FTSE 100 listed global packaging company, Mondi, reveals that nearly seven out of ten (69%) men and women across the United Kingdom believe the favourite Valentine’s treat comes with too much wrapping*. Over two thousand adults from across the United Kingdom were questioned in research conducted online by Ipsos MORI in January 2020.**

DS Smith's research reveals 54% of people would prefer to receive flowers straight to their home in Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2020 - 06:21

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Romantics are being urged to spare their loved one’s blushes this Valentine’s Day with new statistics showing over a third (36%) of people would be embarrassed to receive a flower delivery at work.

Research from sustainable packaging company DS Smith, has revealed that over half (54%) of people would prefer to receive flowers straight to their home – with just 12% saying that they would prefer to receive flowers in front of their colleagues.

Thimm produces environmentally-friendly packaging from grass paper for Snocks socks and boxer shorts

February 13, 2020 - 06:11
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NORTHEIM, Germany, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -The shipping packaging for socks and boxer shorts from the brand Snocks is a sustainable solution for online shipments. Thimm produces the environmentally-friendly packaging from grass corrugated cardboard. This packaging design means Snocks requires no additional packing tapes. The environmental secure lock also protects from any unauthorised access to the textiles. Snocks also uses the packaging as a digital communications tool.

Thimm produces environmentally-friendly packaging from grass paper for Snocks socks and boxer shorts

February 13, 2020 - 06:11

NORTHEIM, Germany, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -The shipping packaging for socks and boxer shorts from the brand Snocks is a sustainable solution for online shipments. Thimm produces the environmentally-friendly packaging from grass corrugated cardboard. This packaging design means Snocks requires no additional packing tapes. The environmental secure lock also protects from any unauthorised access to the textiles. Snocks also uses the packaging as a digital communications tool.

CFQ standard is new Benelux quality standard for fruit and vegetable boxes for longer life and better logistics

February 13, 2020 - 04:29
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BRUSSELS, Feb. 5, 2020 (Press Release) -During the Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin, the CFQ standard is officially be launched by Fresh Produce Centre and Corrugated Benelux Association (CBA). Common Footprint Quality (CFQ). This CFQ standard is the new Benelux quality standard for fruit and vegetable boxes, made of corrugated cardboard and solid board. “Increasing the sustainability and stackability were the main purposes when developing this CFQ standard. We use the minimum of carton, while we guarantee the maximum of strength for these CFQ boxes.

ABB to supply new Ability Advanced Process Control to Double A's pulp mill in Prachinburi, Thailand

February 13, 2020 - 04:19
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WESTERVILLE, OH, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Double A, one of Asia’s leading pulp and paper producers, has selected ABB Ability Advanced Process Control (APC) for its pulp mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. The new contract includes full supply and implementation of ABB’s OPT800 Caust and OPT800 Lime APC applications for better control of the causticizing and lime production processes.

Toscotec successfully starts its 200th Steel Yankee Dryer at César Iglesias Group’s mill in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

February 13, 2020 - 02:51
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LUCCA, ITALY, Feb. 13, 2020 (Press Release) -Toscotec has successfully started up its 200th Steel Yankee Dryer at César Iglesias Group’s mill in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. César Iglesias Technical Director, Jesús Feris Ferrús, commented: “Following three months of stable operation, we can confirm that our new steel Yankee dryer is delivering exceptional performances. We registered a 25% reduction of our overall thermal consumption including Yankee and Hoods.

Nova Scotia's Port Hawkesbury Paper seeks new discount electricity rate

February 12, 2020 - 15:34
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PORT HAWKESBURY, NS, Feb. 12, 2020 (CBC) -Nova Scotia Power is scheduled to appear before government regulators Tuesday morning seeking approval for a unique discount rate for its largest customer, Port Hawkesbury Paper.

Under the four-year plan, Nova Scotia Power would control the supply of electricity to Port Hawkesbury Paper, with the right to direct the company to increase or reduce daily consumption throughout the year.

The rate proposal is supported by the mill, which says it needs to lower its power bill to keep its operation viable.

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