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November 2020

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.

Lecta reduces energy consumption by more than 60% with new lighting installations at its Zaragoza and Motril mills in Spain

November 19, 2020 - 05:10
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BARCELONA, Nov. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -In accordance with its firm environmental commitment in carrying out its manufacturing operations, Lecta has updated the lighting installations at its Zaragoza, Sant Joan les Fonts and Motril mills in Spain. This energy efficiency project carried out in cooperation with Spanish energy and renewables company Acciona entailed substituting all the lighting at plant facilities, replacing conventional lighting with new LED installations.

Mondi introduces innovative logistics solution for its large reels

November 19, 2020 - 04:20
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    VIENNA, Austria, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • First global paper manufacturer to offer innovative logistics solution – a "roll-on/roll-off" service for its kraftliner products, transported from Russia to its Italian customers
  • This innovative transportation mitigates damage significantly, shortens lead order times and reduces packaging waste by one truck load per month
  • Innovation has led to using a new and quicker transport route

Mondi introduces innovative logistics solution for its large reels

November 19, 2020 - 04:20
Posted in:
    VIENNA, Austria, Nov. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • First global paper manufacturer to offer innovative logistics solution – a "roll-on/roll-off" service for its kraftliner products, transported from Russia to its Italian customers
  • This innovative transportation mitigates damage significantly, shortens lead order times and reduces packaging waste by one truck load per month
  • Innovation has led to using a new and quicker transport route

Xerox announces suite of production print innovations including new presses and technology enhancements for existing printers

November 19, 2020 - 00:02
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NORWALK, CT , Nov. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Xerox announced a suite of production print innovations including new presses, technology enhancements for existing printers as well as artificial intelligence and automation features that aid speed and productivity.

At a virtual event attended by partners and clients around the world, Xerox unveiled the following innovations:

Dow Jones Sustainability Index lists CMPC as the second most sustainable forestry company in the world

November 18, 2020 - 14:22
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SAO PAULO, Nov. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -CMPC was listed as the second most sustainable forestry company in the world, according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The company scored 6 points higher on the prestigious indicator compared to the previous year.

“This tremendous result is the best proof that the path adopted by CMPC a few years ago is the right one. For us, sustainability is not only part of the business, we are convinced that without sustainable performance, there simply is no business”, said the CEO of Empresas CMPC, Francisco Ruiz-Tagle.

Pixelle introduces FlexArmor, a fluorocarbon free barrier technology for oil and grease resistant food papers

November 18, 2020 - 13:26

SPRING GROVE, PA, Nov. 25, 2020 (Press Release) -Pixelle Specialty Solutions on Nov. 18 announced the introduction of FlexArmor™, a new barrier technology engineered for oil and grease resistance in food service, quick service restaurant, fast food and casual dining papers, without the use of fluorocarbons.

Smurfit Kappa and KHS join forces to introduce its new sustainable TopClip multipack product solution for bundling canned beverages

November 18, 2020 - 06:40
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DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has joined forces with KHS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage and liquid food industries, to roll out its sustainable TopClip multipack product for bundling canned beverages. The partnership brings to the market an end to end solution for beverage companies, including a combined unique and innovative packaging solution and high speed, efficient packaging machines.

UPM Specialty Papers joins CELAB consortium to promote global recycling in self-adhesive label industry

November 18, 2020 - 06:28
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HELSINKI, Nov. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM Specialty Papers joins CELAB-Europe to promote the development of a sustainable and circular business model in the self-adhesive label industry; the target is to ensure that 75% of the used liner and matrix materials in Europe are recycled in a circular fashion by 2025.

Sappi Saiccor hosts MEC and TIKZN delegation to Vulindlela expansion project at its mill in Umkomaas, South Africa

November 18, 2020 - 05:50
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JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The Sappi Saiccor mill situated in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal hosted a high-level delegation from the office of the outgoing MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), Ms Nomusa Dube-Ncube, as part of the KZN International Investment Conference today. The MEC was accompanied by the Deputy Mayor of Ethekwini, Councillor Belinda Scott and the TIKZN Chairperson, Ms Ina Cronje.

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