April 2020

BOBST sells its 300th VISIONCUT die-cutting machine to corrugated packaging manufacturer ADAMS in Poland

April 30, 2020 - 12:57
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MEX, Switzerland, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -BOBST has announced that it has sold its 300th VISIONCUT. The flat-bed die-cutting machine was purchased by ADAMS, a corrugated packaging manufacturer, based in Poland. The company is a long-standing BOBST customer, already owning five flatbed die-cutters, two of which are VISIONCUT machines and a range of folder-gluers, plus the outstanding MASTERFLEX-HD 5-color printing press.

Ingevity 1Q 2020 results: net sales up 4.1% from year ago to $288.2 million

April 30, 2020 - 12:27
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    NORTH CHARLESTON, SC , April 29, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Net sales of $288.2 million were up 4.1% versus the prior year quarter’s sales of $276.8 million.
  • Net income of $45.3 million was up 99.6% versus net income in the prior year quarter of $22.7 million; net income as a percentage of sales was 15.7%, compared to 8.2% in the prior year quarter; diluted earnings per share were $1.08 compared to $0.54.

Essel Kağıt taps Toscotec for turnkey supply of new tissue line at its Osmaniye mill in Turkey

April 30, 2020 - 11:17
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LUCCA, ITALY, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Essel Kağıt (Essel Selüloz ve Kağıt Sanayi Ticaret A.Ş.) selected Toscotec for the turnkey supply of a new high-performance tissue line (PM 3) at its Osmaniye mill in Southern Turkey. The start-up is scheduled for autumn 2021.

CLECAT calls for efficient supply chains during Covid-19 pandemic

April 30, 2020 - 09:41
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BRUSSELS, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -A third wave of blank sailings has been announced recently by the 2M, Ocean Alliance and THE alliances. The current capacity reduction, in particular on the Far East-Europe trade, varies between 20% and 37%, depending on the alliance. Apart from blank sailings, lockdowns have also had an impact on the trades to and from South Africa and India/Pakistan, showing that the pandemic has a wider impact than just the main east-west trades.

Metsä Fibre and Ahlstrom-Munksjö continue to collaborate on responsible wood sourcing

April 30, 2020 - 06:52
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ESPOO, Finland, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, and Ahlstrom-Munksjö continue the collaboration by focusing on responsible wood sourcing. Ahlstrom-Munksjö, as a significant wood pulp consumer, and Metsä Fibre, as the world’s leading producer of bleached softwood pulp, have a particular responsibility to advance environmental performance and sustainability throughout their operations and supply chains.

Germany-based chemical distribution specialist Brenntag publishes its 2019 sustainability report

April 30, 2020 - 04:31
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ESSEN, Germany, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in the distribution of chemicals and ingredients, has published its sustainability report for fiscal year 2019. Here, the company documents its global activities, targets and performance in the field of sustainability. Among other things, the latest report gives insight into the areas of occupational health and safety, compliance and data protection, personnel retention and development, process safety and environmental protection.

Germany-based chemical distribution specialist Brenntag publishes its 2019 sustainability report

April 30, 2020 - 04:31
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ESSEN, Germany, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in the distribution of chemicals and ingredients, has published its sustainability report for fiscal year 2019. Here, the company documents its global activities, targets and performance in the field of sustainability. Among other things, the latest report gives insight into the areas of occupational health and safety, compliance and data protection, personnel retention and development, process safety and environmental protection.

Valmet to supply DNA automation systems to Shandong Sun Paper's facility in China

April 30, 2020 - 04:17
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ESPOO, Finland, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply Valmet DNA automation systems to Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (Sun Paper) in China. The two systems will be installed on the company's paper machine PM 39 and PM 40, enabling the lines to increase availability, production efficiency and optimize operation.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2020. The delivery will take place in the third quarter of 2020.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre continue to collaborate on responsible wood sourcing

April 30, 2020 - 03:03
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HELSINKI, April 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre continue the collaboration by focusing on responsible wood sourcing. As part of a resource-intensive industry Ahlstrom-Munksjö, as a significant wood pulp consumer, and Metsä Fibre, as the world’s leading producer of bleached softwood pulp, have a particular responsibility to advance environmental performance and sustainability throughout their operations and supply chains.

Valmet to convert lignite-fired boiler plant into biomass combustion at Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów-Adamów-Konin's power plant in Konin, Poland

April 29, 2020 - 07:10
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ESPOO, Finland, April 29, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet has received an order from Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów-Adamów-Konin SA (ZE PAK) to convert a lignite-fired boiler into a biomass-fired boiler at its power plant in Konin, Poland.

The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2020. The value of the order is approximately EUR 20 million. The converted boiler plant will be handed over to the customer in the autumn of 2021.

BillerudKorsnäs and Syntegon Technology launch joint system for Shaped Paper Pods

April 29, 2020 - 04:30
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    SOLNA, Sweden, April 29, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • BillerudKorsnäs and Syntegon Technology launch a joint system for Shaped Paper Pods
  • With this new solution, Syntegon supplies the manufacturing equipment and BillerudKorsnäs ensures the right configuration of the 3D formable FibreForm paper
  • Together with brand owners, we develop a sustainable and completely customized packaging solution regarding design, functionality and barrier properties

BillerudKorsnäs and Syntegon Technology launch joint system for Shaped Paper Pods

April 29, 2020 - 04:30
    SOLNA, Sweden, April 29, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • BillerudKorsnäs and Syntegon Technology launch a joint system for Shaped Paper Pods
  • With this new solution, Syntegon supplies the manufacturing equipment and BillerudKorsnäs ensures the right configuration of the 3D formable FibreForm paper
  • Together with brand owners, we develop a sustainable and completely customized packaging solution regarding design, functionality and barrier properties

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