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May 2020

Clyde Industries to supply boiler cleaning equipment to ANDRITZ for large pulp mill project

May 19, 2020 - 02:17
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ATLANTA, May 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Clyde Industries, a leading provider of boiler efficiency solutions for the pulp & paper industries, has received an order from ANDRITZ to supply boiler cleaning equipment for a large pulp mill project.

ANDRITZ will supply energy-efficient and environmentally leading equipment and processes for all main process islands in fiber production and chemical recovery.

UPM Energy to sell its 50% share in Kainuun Voima to city-owned Kajaanin Energiantuotanto

May 18, 2020 - 12:27
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HELSINKI, May 18, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM Energy and the City of Kajaani have negotiated an agreement, according to which, UPM Energy Oy will sell its 50% share in Kainuun Voima Oy to Kajaanin Energiatuotanto Oy, owned by the City of Kajaani. In addition to the share capital, UPM Energy's customer agreements specified in the deed of sale and the related rights and obligations (steam supply and sales agreements) will be transferred to Kajaanin Energiantuotanto in connection with the transaction.

Hamburger Containerboard sets first week of September as new start-up date for its PM2 due to corona crisis and recent fire

May 18, 2020 - 10:35
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SPREMBERG, Germany , May 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The new starting date for the PM2 paper machine at the Hamburger Container Board location in Spremberg was set for the first week of September 2020. The decision was made following impacts from Corona crisis as well as a recent fire on the building site.

As reported two weeks ago, a fire broke out in the stock preparation area during welding. No one was injured due to the fast intervention of the LEAG fire brigade.

Huhtamaki celebrates its 100-year anniversary by donating Euro 3 million to circular economy initiatives to address global sustainability challenges

May 18, 2020 - 08:06
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ESPOO, Finland, May 18, 2020 (Press Release) -To mark its 100-year anniversary Huhtamaki is donating EUR 3 million to global sustainability initiatives with a local impact. We are acting today, educating for tomorrow and funding innovation for the future, making a difference where it matters most to help address global sustainability challenges and build circular economy initiatives.

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Mills and Technology Newsletter

Kemira signs long-term agreement with UPM to extend and expand current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay

May 18, 2020 - 05:45
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HELSINKI, May 15, 2020 (Press Release) -Kemira has signed a long-term agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation extending and expanding its current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay, pending required environmental permitting. The new agreement will include capacity to support the existing pulp mill in Fray Bentos and the new, 2.1 million ton UPM pulp mill currently under construction in Paso de los Toros.

Kemira signs long-term agreement with UPM to extend and expand current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay

May 18, 2020 - 05:45
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HELSINKI, May 15, 2020 (Press Release) -Kemira has signed a long-term agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation extending and expanding its current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay, pending required environmental permitting. The new agreement will include capacity to support the existing pulp mill in Fray Bentos and the new, 2.1 million ton UPM pulp mill currently under construction in Paso de los Toros.

Metsä Board adds three new folding boxboard grades to its Express Board offering

May 18, 2020 - 05:09

ESPOO, Finland, May 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Board is adding three new grades into its Express Board offering. The new eco-barrier paperboard MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB, uncoated folding boxboard MetsäBoard Natural FBB and MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree are now available with enhanced availability and quick lead times via the Express Board service.

DS Smith launches new Essential Solutions online e-commerce range to support business during COVID-19 pandemic

May 18, 2020 - 04:51
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LONDON, May 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many organisations to review their supply chains and, in many cases, revise traditional business models in favour of e-commerce – delivering their product direct to the consumer.

While many businesses are working tirelessly to meet the surge in demand of online orders, a large number of SMEs and local businesses across the country have had to adapt rapidly – often facing the prospect of transitioning their business online for the first time.

UPM Raflatac RW85C PET wash-off solution receives recognition at 2020 PIDA awards

May 18, 2020 - 02:10

HELSINKI, May 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The UPM Raflatac RW85C PET wash-off solution, which is part of the UPM Raflatac SmartCircle sustainable product offering, has received recognition at the 2020 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA). Developed in partnership with Kiwi Labels, a New Zealand pioneer in digitally-printed labels, the sustainable solution for cherry punnet rPET packages was nominated in two categories, ultimately taking home bronze in the 2020 Sustainable Packaging Design Special Award-Retail Pack category.

Koehler to present NexPlus product line in event organized by specialist magazine Packaging Europe on “Sustainable Materials, Innovation and COVID-19"

May 15, 2020 - 12:04
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    OBERKIRCH, Germany, May 15, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Packaging Europe compensates in an innovative way for the missing trade fair interpack
  • Established recycling cycles: a clear advantage for paper as packaging material
  • Focus: innovative barrier paper from the Koehler NexPlus product line

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