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November 2020

Mediterranean Shipping Company introduces Equipment Imbalance Surcharge

November 24, 2020 - 03:00
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IPSWICH, UK, Nov. 24, 2020 (Press Release) -Due to the strong demand of containers for European exports (20’, 40’, 40’HC), and consequent need of costly ad hoc inventory repositioning, MSC will implement an Equipment Imbalance Surcharge (EBS) for cargo moving from Europe to India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and the Maldives.

As of 23 November 2020 (booking date) until further notice, the EBS Equipment Imbalance Surcharge will be charged:

James Cropper's PaperGard reduces risk of surface transmission of covid-19 virus

November 24, 2020 - 01:18

KENDAL, UK, Nov. 24, 2020 (Press Release) -PaperGard is proven to be effective at reducing the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, on the surface of paper.

The latest test results (Nov, 2020) show that the PaperGard protected papers reduced the viability of the viral strain by over 95% in only 15 minutes, and by 99.9% within 2 hours when tested against ISO 18184.

Graphic Packaging International offers three key takeaways from Pack Expo Connects 2020

November 24, 2020 - 00:55
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ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -In the year that COVID-19 ground packaging industry events to a halt, organizers across the globe made the call whether to take their events virtual. Pack Expo did just that, reimagining its in-person event as Pack Expo Connects, a virtual solution for the 700+ exhibitors and 18,000 attendees that would usually attend the physical show.

Graphic Packaging International offers three key takeaways from Pack Expo Connects 2020

November 24, 2020 - 00:55

ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -In the year that COVID-19 ground packaging industry events to a halt, organizers across the globe made the call whether to take their events virtual. Pack Expo did just that, reimagining its in-person event as Pack Expo Connects, a virtual solution for the 700+ exhibitors and 18,000 attendees that would usually attend the physical show.

IT Tech Packaging provides updates on its biomass cogeneration project

November 23, 2020 - 12:19
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BAODING, China, Nov. 23, 2020 (PRNewswire) -IT Tech Packaging, Inc. ("IT Tech Packaging" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that it has completed invitation for the 75 t/h biomass boiler procurement bids for its biomass cogeneration project and multiple well-known enterprises in the industry have been invited and participated the open bidding. The company is evaluating the bidding proposals and will announce the bidding result in the near future.

 About IT Tech Packaging, Inc.

Georgia-Pacific earns EPA's ENERGY STAR certification at its pulp mill in New Augusta, MS

November 23, 2020 - 12:10
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NEW AUGUSTA, MS , Nov. 23, 2020 (PRNewswire) -Georgia-Pacific's Leaf River cellulose mill in New Augusta, Mississippi, is the first U.S. pulp mill to earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the manufacturing facility performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

Georgia-Pacific earns EPA's ENERGY STAR certification at its pulp mill in New Augusta, MS

November 23, 2020 - 12:10
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NEW AUGUSTA, MS , Nov. 23, 2020 (PRNewswire) -Georgia-Pacific's Leaf River cellulose mill in New Augusta, Mississippi, is the first U.S. pulp mill to earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the manufacturing facility performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

Georgia-Pacific earns EPA's EnergyStar Top Project for its water use reduction project at its mill in Palatka, FL

November 23, 2020 - 11:56
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PALATKA, FL , Nov. 23, 2020 (PRNewswire) -At Georgia-Pacific's Palatka, Florida, consumer products mill, water is crucial to everything from energy production to the precise paper stock recipes that eventually become the paper products people use every day. But the idea is to borrow – rather than consume – that water, returning the majority back to the natural environment in a safe manner.

Georgia-Pacific earns EPA's EnergyStar Top Project for its water use reduction project at its mill in Palatka, FL

November 23, 2020 - 11:56
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PALATKA, FL , Nov. 23, 2020 (PRNewswire) -At Georgia-Pacific's Palatka, Florida, consumer products mill, water is crucial to everything from energy production to the precise paper stock recipes that eventually become the paper products people use every day. But the idea is to borrow – rather than consume – that water, returning the majority back to the natural environment in a safe manner.

EFI-supplied Escada Corrugator Control system increases productivity and reduces waste at Maritime Paper Products' facility in Dartmouth, NS

November 23, 2020 - 10:00

FREMONT, CA, Nov. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Maritime Paper Products, a long-time leader among independent corrugated manufacturers and printers in Canada with 90 years’ experience, made a significant investment to drive productivity, reduce waste and improve its carbon footprint with the purchase of one of the corrugated manufacturing industry’s leading technology solutions, an EFI Escada Corrugator Control system from Electronics For Imaging, Inc.

EFI-supplied Escada Corrugator Control system increases productivity and reduces waste at Maritime Paper Products' facility in Dartmouth, NS

November 23, 2020 - 10:00
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FREMONT, CA, Nov. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Maritime Paper Products, a long-time leader among independent corrugated manufacturers and printers in Canada with 90 years’ experience, made a significant investment to drive productivity, reduce waste and improve its carbon footprint with the purchase of one of the corrugated manufacturing industry’s leading technology solutions, an EFI Escada Corrugator Control system from Electronics For Imaging, Inc.

Swanline launches new Cygnus REELboard range of barrier coated solid boards for food packaging sector

November 23, 2020 - 06:59

STAFFORDSHIRE, UK, Nov. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Swanline Paper and Board (SPB) has been appointed by Reelbrands to distribute REELboard under Swanline’s Cygnus brand. The ground-breaking new range of barrier coated materials gives a viable alternative to PE laminated grades, without the PE! Coated with a SeerPak aqueous coating, the brand-new line of material is suitable for direct food contact and has been proven to be resilient to grease and moisture through the clever micro applied, layered coatings.

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