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May 2020

Metsä Tissue files environmental permit application for Mariestad investment project in Sweden with Land and Environment Court

May 20, 2020 - 09:07
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ESPOO, Finland, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has today, on 20 May 2020, filed an environmental permit application with the Land and Environment Court in Vänersborg (Mark- och miljödomstolen vid Vänersborg tingsrätt) concerning its plans to increase fresh fibre based tissue paper production at its Mariestad mill in Sweden.

Metsä Tissue files environmental permit application for Mariestad investment project in Sweden with Land and Environment Court

May 20, 2020 - 09:07
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ESPOO, Finland, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has today, on 20 May 2020, filed an environmental permit application with the Land and Environment Court in Vänersborg (Mark- och miljödomstolen vid Vänersborg tingsrätt) concerning its plans to increase fresh fibre based tissue paper production at its Mariestad mill in Sweden.

Smurfit Kappa signs commitment to align its CO2 target with Science Based Target initiative

May 20, 2020 - 08:53
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DUBLIN, Ireland, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa is taking another step forward in its sustainability journey by signing a commitment to align its CO2 target with the Science Based Target (SBT) initiative.

The move follows on from the packaging leader recently revealing in its 2019 Sustainable Development Report that it has reduced its fossil CO2 emission intensity by almost a third (32.9%) since 2005. 

CEPI: new EU Biodiversity Strategy could put at risk forest-based sector contribution to the Green Deal

May 20, 2020 - 07:21
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BRUSSELS, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -As part of the European Green Deal, The European Commission published today its new Biodiversity Strategy, titled “Bringing nature back into our lives”. The document presents the key points for the protection of biodiversity in Europe, including a proposal for land protection, which is set to increase from 26% today to at least 30% by 2030. One third of the whole network of protected areas should be covered by strict protection. This suggested increase in protection targets for land would come on top of existing measures and good practices.

Huhtamaki and WasteAid enter global partnership to drive community-level circular economy innovation in key locations for two-year period

May 20, 2020 - 06:06
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ESPOO, Finland, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki and international charity WasteAid have announced a €900,000 (£800,000) partnership to drive community-level circular economy innovation in Vietnam, India and South Africa for a two-year period.

VPK Group becomes major shareholder in corrugated sheet manufacturer CorrBoard UK through 50% share

May 20, 2020 - 04:30
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AALST-EREMBODEGEM, Belgium, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -VPK is proud to announce a renewed shareholdership for corrugated sheets supplier CorrBoard, located in Scunthorpe (UK). Through a 50% share, VPK becomes major shareholder of the consortium. The new shareholder structure aims to bring added financial security to the company as well as an ambitious investment strategy going forward. Read the full release below, issued by CorrBoard.

CorrBoard buoyed by investment boost

Valmet to supply central control and data collection system to operate PVO-Vesivoima’s hydro power plants in Finland

May 20, 2020 - 04:04
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ESPOO, Finland, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a central control and data collection system to operate PVO-Vesivoima’s hydro power plants in the Iijoki, Kemijoki and Kokemäenjoki rivers in Finland.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The system will be handed over to the customer in January 2021.

Valmet to supply central control and data collection system to operate PVO-Vesivoima’s hydro power plants in Finland

May 20, 2020 - 04:04
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ESPOO, Finland, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a central control and data collection system to operate PVO-Vesivoima’s hydro power plants in the Iijoki, Kemijoki and Kokemäenjoki rivers in Finland.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The system will be handed over to the customer in January 2021.

Flint Group Flexographic launches new nyloflex FTL digital flat top dot flexographic printing plate for corrugated post-print market

May 20, 2020 - 02:58
    LUXEMBOURG, May 20, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Highest print quality with lowest washboarding/fluting effect
  • Reduced press setup time, resulting in less start up waste of inks and substrate by up to 40%
  • Mylar and plate material cost savings up to 50% on a single colour separation

Smurfit Kappa orders two new headboxes from PMP for Brazil’s Uberaba mill

May 19, 2020 - 17:52
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SAO PAULO, May 19, 2020 (PPI Latin America) -Smurfit Kappa hired PMP to provide new headboxes for paper machine (PM) No. 5, located at the Uberaba mill, in Southeast Brazil. The main goal of the rebuild is to improve the quality of paper produced for the Brazilian market, enhance sheet formation, and reach better control on all speed ranges, PMP said in a press release.

Cascades launches new packaging line for e commerce

May 19, 2020 - 14:17

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, May 19, 2020 (CNW) -Cascades, a leader in eco‑friendly recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new product line designed for e‑commerce, that encompasses a comprehensive range of customized, creative and sustainable packaging solutions for companies selling their products online.

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