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May 2020

Germany-based poultry supplier Claus opts for Schumacher Packaging's eco-friendly HALOPACK modified-atmosphere packaging

May 28, 2020 - 07:21

EBERSDORF BEI COBURG, Germany , May 19, 2020 (Press Release) -Frisch-Geflügel Claus (claus-frischgefluegel.de) is the first of Germany's poultry suppliers to opt for the eco-friendly HALOPACK modified-atmosphere packaging from Schumacher Packaging. The Schumacher Packaging Group is one of the largest family-run manufacturers of corrugated and solid board packaging solutions. Claus, a company that produces and supplies poultry meat, is abandoning the 190 mm plastic trays that have been the standard choice to date in favour of the innovative HALOPACK.

BIR ambassadors provide an update on COVID-19 pandemic

May 28, 2020 - 05:51
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BRUSSELS, May 28, 2020 (Press Release) -Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, BIR has sought to chart the business impact of the virus around the globe. The feedback in this latest article has been provided by BIR Ambassadors, who combine many decades of recycling industry experience and who promote the interests of the world recycling organization in their own specific countries and regions.

BOBST implements new strategy of customer engagement, will reduce environmental impact

May 28, 2020 - 04:28
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MEX, Switzerland, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Smart Factories, Technology Lounges and Customer Reference Sites are set as the preferred engagement model with clients. A new strategy to support the BOBST vision to shape the future of the packaging world, which reflects BOBST values and responsibilities.

Mactac launches new labeling solution for cold food packaging and cold, damp substrates

May 27, 2020 - 12:21

STOW, OH, May 27, 2020 (Press Release) -Designed for high-quality prime labeling applications for cold food packaging and cold, damp substrates, Mactac launches its new Wet Strength CHILL ATlabels.

The new labels improve wet strength in moist environments. They feature a 54# bright white facestock with a customer-preferred semi-gloss finish and built-in wet strength properties for harsh environments during the application process, as well as after-market life in coolers or food and beverage packaging.

Italy’s Favini launches Shiro Echo 100% recycled ecological paper

May 27, 2020 - 06:40
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ROSSANO VENETO, Italy , May 27, 2020 (Press Release) -Favini, a leading global producer of graphics specialties, continues its path of sustainable innovation by launching the high quality 100% recycled ecological paper Shiro Echo, in a renewed version. In addition to the well-known white versions, the new line, Shiro Echo Raw is now available in three colours and has a pleasantly rough tactile finish.

Italy’s Favini launches Shiro Echo 100% recycled ecological paper

May 27, 2020 - 06:40

ROSSANO VENETO, Italy , May 27, 2020 (Press Release) -Favini, a leading global producer of graphics specialties, continues its path of sustainable innovation by launching the high quality 100% recycled ecological paper Shiro Echo, in a renewed version. In addition to the well-known white versions, the new line, Shiro Echo Raw is now available in three colours and has a pleasantly rough tactile finish.

Smurfit Kappa's new survey : conscious consumerism keeps sustainability as top priority for businesses

May 27, 2020 - 03:48
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  • DUBLIN, Ireland, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • 61% of consumers expect the brands they buy from to have clear sustainability practices
  • Customer experience / satisfaction is the leading metric businesses (58%) use to measure return on investment from sustainability practices
  • Two-thirds of UK businesses struggle to measure impact of their sustainability strategies
  • Sustainability to remain a priority for businesses in post Covid-19 era

Haga Initiative presents 15 proposals to align EU ETS with 1.5 degree target

May 27, 2020 - 03:19
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STOCKHOLM, May 27, 2020 (Press Release) -The business network Haga Initiative presents 15 proposals on how EU emissions trading scheme can be tightened to be in line with the Paris Agreement. Raising climate ambitions can contribute to more green jobs and be part of the EU's green recovery plan.

EU ETS includes almost half of the emissions from the European Union. It is one of the world’s most extensive schemes to abate emissions, yet it is not aligned with either the Paris Agreement or the 1.5 degree target.

Nova Scotia expects Northern Pulp to follow latest order, despite company's concerns

May 26, 2020 - 21:49
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HALIFAX, NS, May 26, 2020 (CBC) -Nova Scotia's environment minister says that regardless of any concerns Northern Pulp has with an order he recently issued, he expects the company to abide by the terms as outlined in the document.

Last week, Gordon Wilson issued an order updating one he issued in January,that states what Northern Pulp must do as it decommissions and cleans up its site in Pictou County.

Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against Korea Petrochemical Industry

May 26, 2020 - 21:45
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DALLAS and AMSTERDAM, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.

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