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November 2020

Graphic Packaging International’s KeelClip technology launched by Coca-Cola HBC in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Austria

November 20, 2020 - 09:09
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ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -As the first step in its commitment to replace plastic wrap on all can multipacks in its European Union markets, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company has successfully begun implementing Graphic Packaging International’s KeelClip technology in The Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Austria. The initiative will save more than 3,000 metric tonnes of CO2 and 2,000 metric tonnes of plastic each year.

Heidelberg-supplied Versafire EP increases productivity and efficiency at James Litho's facility in Ontario, CA

November 20, 2020 - 09:08
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KENNESAW, GA, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -In 2014, James Litho, a small commercial printing company in Ontario, California, became one of the earliest adopters of Heidelberg’s digital print platforms when it decided to invest in a Linoprint C901. After six successful years and running upwards of 300,000-400,000 digital sheets per month, James Litho has recently installed its third digital press from Heidelberg, a Versafire EP, replacing its older C901 and complementing its current Versafire CP.

Integration: The Key to Success

AF&PA welcomes Michelle Schultz and Robert Primus to Surface Transportation Board

November 20, 2020 - 08:50
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WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock issued the following statement thanking the U.S. Senate for confirming Michelle Schultz and Robert Primus to serve on the Surface Transportation Board:

Clariant wins high-level awards in areas of sustainability and innovation at Henkel Adhesive Technologies Sustainability Awards 2020

November 20, 2020 - 07:25
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    MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Nov. 20, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Henkel Adhesive Technologies Sustainability Award 2020 driven by strong cooperation on the development of innovative solutions with health and safety benefits
  • ICIS Innovation Awards 2020 for Best Product as well as Best Sustainable Process sees Clariant stand out among strong contributions by industry peers
  • Awards exemplify tangible results of Clariant’s commitment and capability of enabling business partners to achieve ambitious sustainability targets

Clariant wins high-level awards in areas of sustainability and innovation at Henkel Adhesive Technologies Sustainability Awards 2020

November 20, 2020 - 07:25
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    MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Nov. 20, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Henkel Adhesive Technologies Sustainability Award 2020 driven by strong cooperation on the development of innovative solutions with health and safety benefits
  • ICIS Innovation Awards 2020 for Best Product as well as Best Sustainable Process sees Clariant stand out among strong contributions by industry peers
  • Awards exemplify tangible results of Clariant’s commitment and capability of enabling business partners to achieve ambitious sustainability targets

Klabin listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

November 20, 2020 - 06:56
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SAO PAULO, Nov. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil’s largest producer and exporter of packaging paper, announces that it was included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) in two indices, namely the DJSI World and DJSI Emerging Markets, and announces the launch of more than 20 targets for its sustainable development and for the prosperity of society and the planet. The DJSI recognizes the world’s leading companies in economic performance, governance practices and social and environmental performance.

Case Paper names winners of its first-annual On the Case Awards

November 19, 2020 - 10:39

HARRISON, NY, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -Case Paper Company has announced the 14 winners of its first-annual On the Case Awards. The On the Case Awards were created to recognize exceptional companies in the printing and packaging industries, that have enthusiastically exhibited an ability to go above and beyond to make their customers happy.

The 14 awards cover a wide range of areas within the printing and packaging world, see the winners and categories here:

Paper and Packaging Board's latest consumer survey shows preference for paper-based packaging over plastic

November 19, 2020 - 09:59

MCLEAN, VA, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -With the shopping season upon us early this year and sturdy brown boxes helping ensure on-time delivery for both gifts and everyday goods, research from the Paper and Packaging Board’s latest consumer survey shows that people prefer these paper-based packaging and shipping materials 2:1 over plastic. And, if given a choice, 3 out of 4 people would prefer a paper-based shipping container, like a corrugated box, when receiving their online purchases.

ABB hosts its Capital Markets Day on Nov 19, 2020, provides update on recent strategic and operational developments

November 19, 2020 - 09:02
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ZURICH, Switzerland, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -ABB will be hosting its Capital Markets Day today, November 19, starting 11.30 am CET, at which CEO, Björn Rosengren, and CFO, Timo Ihamuotila, as well as the four business area Presidents, will give an update on the recent strategic and operational developments, including:

Stora Enso starts using market transactions valuation method for its forest assets in Nordic Region

November 19, 2020 - 06:41
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HELSINKI, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -Stora Enso will start using a valuation method based on market transactions for its forest assets in the Nordics in Q4/2020. Preliminary estimations indicate that the value of the Group’s forest assets, including leased land, will be EUR 6.5–7.0 billion, compared with a fair value of EUR 5.4 billion at the end of Q3/2020.

CFO Seppo Parvi, why is Stora Enso changing the valuation method now?

Bio-Lutions sets up facility for sustainable packaging solutions in eastern Germany

November 19, 2020 - 06:24

BRUSSELS, Nov. 19, 2020 (PPI Europe) -The industrial park at the port in Schwedt/Oder is set to become a new hub for sustainable packaging products. Bio-Lutions, a company specializing in disposable packaging products from agricultural waste, is currently building a new production facility with an annual capacity of over 1.5 billion product units at the site in eastern Germany. The project will create more than 200 jobs and help avoid some 30,000 tonnes/yr of plastic waste.

UPM joins Renewable Carbon Initiative to support and speed up transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon

November 19, 2020 - 06:13
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HELSINKI, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM has joined the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) which was founded in September 2020 by twelve leading companies in the chemical industry. The aim of the initiative is to support and speed up the transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon for all organic chemicals and materials.

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