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May 2020

DS Smith launches new Circular Design Principles to drive sustainability in packaging

May 26, 2020 - 11:13
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LONDON, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Today, sustainable packaging leader DS Smith is launching its brand-new Circular Design Principles, as it reveals new research that shows there is a desperate need for consistent design to help cut through the confusion in the recycling of packaging.

DS Smith launches new Circular Design Principles to drive sustainability in packaging

May 26, 2020 - 11:13
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LONDON, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Today, sustainable packaging leader DS Smith is launching its brand-new Circular Design Principles, as it reveals new research that shows there is a desperate need for consistent design to help cut through the confusion in the recycling of packaging.

Iggesund Paperboard's new thick paperboard for packaging certified for HP Indigo digital commercial presses

May 26, 2020 - 10:07

IGGESUND, Sweden, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -A new thick paperboard from Iggesund Paperboard has been certified for HP Indigo for printing high-value applications on commercial digital presses.

The 18 pt (457 microns ) Invercote Creato 380 g/m2 is double coated on both sides, offering identical print surfaces on both sides, making it especially suitable for premium packaging applications. The paperboard was tested and certified for the HP Indigo 10000 series and HP Indigo 7000 series presses.

SIG introduces innovative packaging solution to conquer on-the-go market in Europe

May 26, 2020 - 08:19

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -With the commercial launch of combismile in Europe*, SIG’s innovative on-the-go packaging solution will enable brands and producers to create more unique and healthy products, differentiate themselves and stand out in a competitive on-the-go market. Using highly renewable and fully recyclable cartons which offer a welcome and viable alternative to plastic packaging.

Sofidel launches Nicky Defend disposable tissue paper towel with antibacterial lotion developed to guarantee proper hygiene

May 26, 2020 - 06:05
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LUCCA, ITALY, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Sofidel, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, continues to innovate and diversify its solutions for personal and household hygiene proposing the new Nicky Defend, a disposable tissue paper towel with antibacterial lotion designed for the Consumer market and specifically developed to guarantee proper hygiene.

BillerudKorsnäs introduces new life cycle assessment tool to evaluate environmental impact of different packaging solutions

May 26, 2020 - 04:49
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SOLNA, Sweden, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Many brands and retailers could reduce the climate impact of their packaging up to 50 percent and avoid thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide being emitted to air. The results is based on a large number of life cycle assessments performed by BillerudKorsnäs in a new tool that evaluates the environmental impact of different packaging solutions. The digital tool has received a warm welcome by customers and brand owners in their pursuit of reducing carbon emissions.

BillerudKorsnäs introduces new life cycle assessment tool to evaluate environmental impact of different packaging solutions

May 26, 2020 - 04:49

SOLNA, Sweden, May 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Many brands and retailers could reduce the climate impact of their packaging up to 50 percent and avoid thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide being emitted to air. The results is based on a large number of life cycle assessments performed by BillerudKorsnäs in a new tool that evaluates the environmental impact of different packaging solutions. The digital tool has received a warm welcome by customers and brand owners in their pursuit of reducing carbon emissions.

Södra ends short-time working at Orrefors sawmill

May 26, 2020 - 04:45
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“We have identified a number of new business opportunities that will safeguard production and have therefore decided to return to a normal rate of production as of the week beginning 11 May,” says Jörgen Lindquist, Business Area President of Södra Wood. Short-time working was also introduced at the sawmills in Mönsterås and Hamina in Finland at the same time.

Port of Gothenburg container traffic in full flow

May 26, 2020 - 04:44
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Ports throughout Europe have been hit hard by the current Covid-19 pandemic. This can be seen clearly in the recently published volume statistics from Europe’s largest ports. They are also feeling the knock-on effect of cancelled calls – in many cases up to 30%. In contrast, the Port of Gothenburg has increased its container volume by 8%, there have been no cancelled calls, and none are planned.

UPM restarts work on construction of new pulp mill in Uruguay

May 26, 2020 - 04:41
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Authorities, companies and unions in the country reached an agreement on Covid-19 safety measures that allowed construction workers to resume activities, PPI Europe’s sister publication PPI Latin America reported.

UPM suspended construction work on the project in late March as the number of coronavirus cases in Latin America began to climb. The firm did not comment on how the suspension of work might impact the scheduled start-up timeline of second half 2022.

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