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July 2020

Consultation launched on Welsh Government’s plans to ban range of single-use plastic items

July 31, 2020 - 06:02
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CARDIFF, UK, July 30, 2020 (Press Release) -The Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government, Hannah Blythyn, has launched a consultation on the Welsh Government’s proposals to ban a range of single use plastic items.

Ahead of a beach clean in Anglesey, which was the first local authority in Wales to be given plastic free status, Hannah Blythyn said she wanted to hear from the people of Wales on how the country can be at the forefront of the global drive to tackle the plastic waste problem.

A.Celli to supply three new E-WIND T-200S tissue rewinders to APP's Gold HongYe Paper production plant in Nantong, China

July 31, 2020 - 04:14
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LUCCA, ITALY, July 30, 2020 (Press Release) -The over ten-year collaboration between the two companies continues after the three A.Celli rewinders purchased for the Xiaogan plant at the beginning of the year.

The Asian Pulp and Paper (APP) Group, one of the largest and most important companies in the world as regards the production of paper, tissue and packaging materials, has signed the purchase contract for three A.Celli E-WIND tissue rewinders T200S shaftless for the Gold Hongye Paper production plant located in Nantong, in the Chinese province of Jiangsu.

First Quality Tissue plans to install two new state-of-the-art Thru-Air-Dried technology tissue paper machines and converting operations in US

July 30, 2020 - 13:32
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2020 (Press Release) -First Quality Tissue, the fastest growing US tissue paper producer in the last 10 years, announced today that it plans to install two new "state-of-the-art" Thru-Air-Dried (TAD) technology tissue paper machines with a total of 150,000 tons/yr of capacity in 2022 and 2023 in what is expected to be the USA.

The company said that each paper machine will include "complete lines of converting equipment."

UPM begins construction of its third nursery with annual production capacity of 10 million seedlings of Eucalyptus dunnii and Eucalyptus grandis in Sarandi Del Yi, Uruguay

July 30, 2020 - 12:32
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PASO DE LOS TOROS, Uruguay, July 28, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM begins the construction of its third nursery in Uruguay, located in Central Uruguay, about 10 kilometers from Sarandí del Yí, Durazno. The investment is approximately 25 million dollars, as communicated in 15 May 2020. . The modern nursery will have an annual production capacity of more than 10 million seedlings of Eucalyptus dunnii and Eucalyptus grandis.

The new nursery will ensure the required annual planting capacity to supply the new UPM Paso de los Toros mill.

Italy’s Lucart publishes 2019 sustainability report

July 30, 2020 - 11:14
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PORCARI, Italy , July 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Lucart's 15th Sustainability Report, written in compliance with the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI Standard) guidelines, highlights the achievement of a turnover of 515 million Euro (+6.4%) together with the real commitment to innovation, social responsibility and to achieving the European Green Deal goals.

Italy’s Lucart publishes 2019 sustainability report

July 30, 2020 - 11:14
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PORCARI, Italy , July 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Lucart's 15th Sustainability Report, written in compliance with the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI Standard) guidelines, highlights the achievement of a turnover of 515 million Euro (+6.4%) together with the real commitment to innovation, social responsibility and to achieving the European Green Deal goals.

Sappi North America and Two Sides to continue partnership of long-standing commitment to sustainability, and its employee and product safety

July 30, 2020 - 10:45
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CHICAGO, IL, July 28, 2020 (Press Release) -Headquartered in Boston, Sappi North America (SNA) is an industry leader with more than 2,000 employees in the United States and Canada, and four mills with the capacity to produce 1.35 million metric tons of paper and packaging and 1.17 million metric tons of kraft, high-yield and dissolving pulp.

Sappi North America and Two Sides to continue partnership of long-standing commitment to sustainability, and its employee and product safety

July 30, 2020 - 10:45
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CHICAGO, IL, July 28, 2020 (Press Release) -Headquartered in Boston, Sappi North America (SNA) is an industry leader with more than 2,000 employees in the United States and Canada, and four mills with the capacity to produce 1.35 million metric tons of paper and packaging and 1.17 million metric tons of kraft, high-yield and dissolving pulp.

De Jong Packaging completes acquisition of Bangma Verpakking and strengthens its position on Dutch food packaging market

July 30, 2020 - 10:24
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DE LIER, The Netherlands , July 30, 2020 (Press Release) -De Jong Verpakking BV (DJV), the only independent corrugated manufacturer in the Netherlands is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Bangma Verpakking and strengthens its position on the Dutch food packaging market. The Autoriteit Consument en Markt has approved this acquisition.

Flint Group introduces TerraCode sustainable water-based ink and coating range for paper and board packaging applications

July 30, 2020 - 09:49
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LUXEMBOURG, July 30, 2020 (Press Release) -Flint Group Paper & Board proudly introduces TerraCode, a sustainable water-based ink and coating range for paper and board packaging applications. Designed to support market demands for sustainable packaging, Flint Group presents an innovative bio-renewable product offering that can be tailor made for converters’ individual needs.

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