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June 2020

Long Falls Paperboard in Vermont secures $250,000 grant for biomass boiler

June 30, 2020 - 14:12
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BRATTLEBORO, VT, June 30, 2020 (Local News) -As plans move forward to replace natural gas with biomass from wood for energy needs at Long Falls Paperboard, the company received a chunk of funds from the federal government to help purchase new technology for a boiler.

Mike Cammenga, principal of Long Falls, said his group received an initial $250,000 Wood Innovations grant via the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. He anticipates a matching grant will bring the total contribution to $500,000 for assist with purchasing the equipment at about $1.5 million.

EPPA supports German Presidency’s commitments to post COVID-19 pandemic recovery

June 30, 2020 - 12:42
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands , June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -The European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA) warmly welcomes the German government’s priorities under its Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Alliance is offering its expertise to support an enduring and equitable Green Recovery and ensure the improved resilience of Europe’s food infrastructure.

ABB launches new generation of Wet End Control advanced process control solutions for paper mills

June 30, 2020 - 12:20
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WESTERVILLE, OH, June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -ABB has today launched the latest generation of its Advanced Process Control (APC) to provide complete digital control over wet end operations, optimizing productivity and profit for paper mills globally.

ABB launches new generation of Wet End Control advanced process control solutions for paper mills

June 30, 2020 - 12:20
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WESTERVILLE, OH, June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -ABB has today launched the latest generation of its Advanced Process Control (APC) to provide complete digital control over wet end operations, optimizing productivity and profit for paper mills globally.

ABB launches new generation of Wet End Control advanced process control solutions for paper mills

June 30, 2020 - 12:20
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WESTERVILLE, OH, June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -ABB has today launched the latest generation of its Advanced Process Control (APC) to provide complete digital control over wet end operations, optimizing productivity and profit for paper mills globally.

Nouryon completes acquisition of carboxymethyl cellulose business of J.M. Huber

June 30, 2020 - 12:08
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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Nouryon has completed its previously announced acquisition of the carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) business of J.M. Huber Corporation. The transaction will significantly broaden Nouryon’s portfolio of products in CMC, a sustainable, bio-based water-soluble polymer used as a thickener, binder, stabilizer and film former. 

Appvion issues its sustainability policy focusing on four key areas of environment, community, workplace and economy

June 30, 2020 - 09:47
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APPLETON, WI, June 29, 2020 (Press Release) -Appvion is a North American leader in specialty papers and coatings. We aim to achieve sustained profitable growth for continued successful business development and improved corporate citizenship through responsible business practices and integrity. We are committed to building environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and effective corporate governance into all aspects of our business while ensuring that ecological stewardship is a key component of our corporate responsibility.

SIG provides its combismile packaging solution for Juustoportti's new range of premium oat-based drinks

June 30, 2020 - 07:52

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Finnish food producer Juustoportti has launched a new range of premium oat-based drinks in Europe’s on-the-go market with SIG’s combismile* carton packaging. The introduction of Friendly Viking’s Oat Drinks is part of the producer’s efforts to branch further out into plant-based products.

Frugalpac launches new Frugal Bottle made of recycled paper for wines

June 30, 2020 - 07:05

IPSWICH, UK, June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Meet the Frugal Bottle – the biggest innovation for wine and spirits since the launch of the glass bottle.

The 75cl Frugal Bottle is made from 94% recycled paperboard with a food-grade liner to hold the wine or spirit. It can be refrigerated and keeps the liquid cooler for longer.

Frugalpac launches new Frugal Bottle made of recycled paper for wines

June 30, 2020 - 07:05
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IPSWICH, UK, June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Meet the Frugal Bottle – the biggest innovation for wine and spirits since the launch of the glass bottle.

The 75cl Frugal Bottle is made from 94% recycled paperboard with a food-grade liner to hold the wine or spirit. It can be refrigerated and keeps the liquid cooler for longer.

Mondi completes implementation of its new Euro 7 million state-of-the-art paper sack converting machine at its site in Nyíregyháza, Hungary

June 30, 2020 - 06:30
    VIENNA, Austria, June 30, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • New €7 million investment in state-of-the-art paper sack converting machine at Mondi's plant in Nyíregyháza, Hungary
  • The machine will increase the plant’s quality, efficiency and service standards to produce high-end and sophisticated paper sacks for food purposes
  • The investment will see 130 million paper sacks produced annually
  • Mondi Nyíregyháza is in the process of seeking certification from HACCP to serve the food, feed, and seed industries

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