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December 2020

Graphic Packaging delivering viable E-Commerce solutions that improve consumer convenience, minimize packaging materials

December 21, 2020 - 16:01

ATLANTA, Dec. 18, 2020 (PRNewswire) -Leading paper-based packaging solution provider, Graphic Packaging International ('Graphic Packaging'), is responding to growing demand for viable Ships In Own Container (SIOC) solutions for e-commerce with a sustainable structure that is both sturdy and striking.

Brenntag signs agreement to acquire Canada-based full-line chemical distributor Alpha Chemical

December 21, 2020 - 08:05
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ESSEN, Germany, Dec. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, has signed an agreement to acquire Alpha Chemical Ltd. Alpha Chemical, headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, is a full-line chemical distributor with a focus on several key industries including Oil & Gas, Mining, Water Treatment and Aquaculture.

Toscotec completes post dryer section rebuild at containerboard producer Aviretta's Ettringen mill in Germany

December 21, 2020 - 02:37

LUCCA, ITALY, Dec. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -Toscotec successfully completed a post dryer section rebuild at German containerboard producer Aviretta. The project was executed according to the original schedule, despite Covid-19 restrictions. The paper machine (PM4) produces fluting from 60 to 130 g/m².             

 

Sappi congratulates Valli Moosa for his appointment by president Cyril Ramaphosa as deputy-chair and member of inaugural Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission for South Africa

December 21, 2020 - 02:14
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JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -Sappi Limited wishes to congratulate Mr Valli Moosa for his appointment by President Cyril Ramaphosa as deputy-chair and member of the inaugural Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission for South Africa. The Commission is chaired by the President.

The Navigator Company reduces 30% of group’s CO2 emissions in 2021 by investing Euro 55 million in new biomass boiler to at its facility in Figueira da Foz, Portugal

December 18, 2020 - 11:11
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SETUBAL, Portugal, Dec. 15, 2020 (Press Release) -The Navigator Company recently inaugurated a new biomass boiler at its Figueira da Foz industrial complex, in an overall investment totalling €55 million. This investment will allow the company to cut its fossil carbon dioxide emissions at this complex by around 150,000 to 200,000 tonnes per year, or 30% of the group’s emissions, in 2021.

The Navigator Company reduces 30% of group’s CO2 emissions in 2021 by investing Euro 55 million in new biomass boiler to at its facility in Figueira da Foz, Portugal

December 18, 2020 - 11:11
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SETUBAL, Portugal, Dec. 15, 2020 (Press Release) -The Navigator Company recently inaugurated a new biomass boiler at its Figueira da Foz industrial complex, in an overall investment totalling €55 million. This investment will allow the company to cut its fossil carbon dioxide emissions at this complex by around 150,000 to 200,000 tonnes per year, or 30% of the group’s emissions, in 2021.

Intergraf welcomes new EU Ecolabel for printed products

December 18, 2020 - 10:08
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BRUSSELS, Dec. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The European Commission has adopted a Decision establishing the new criteria for the EU Ecolabel for printed paper, stationery paper and paper carrier bag products (link). The new EU Ecolabel has an extended scope. It covers stationery, paper carrier bags, paper wrapping and gift paper. Packaging, labels and food contact materials are excluded from the scope.

Bobst Group and SEI Laser to join forces to accelerate development of digital laser cutting solutions for label and packaging industry

December 18, 2020 - 06:46

MEX, Switzerland , Dec. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Bobst Group and SEI Laser will join forces to accelerate the development of digital laser cutting solutions for the label and packaging industry. The synergies between both companies will enable to develop new solutions and approaches answering the needs of our clients.

The new activity will develop and commercialize worldwide digital laser cutting solutions for the labels, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated board industries.

Metsä Board partners with Futupack and Capertum to manufacture corrugated mask bin for disposal of face masks

December 18, 2020 - 06:35
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ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The use of face masks during the recent pandemic has justifiably grown to hundreds of millions worldwide. However, masks can easily end up littering public places or natural sites. Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, partnered up with a packaging design agency Futupack and corrugated board converter Capertum to manufacture a corrugated mask bin for the specific disposal of face masks.

Metsä Board partners with Futupack and Capertum to manufacture corrugated mask bin for disposal of face masks

December 18, 2020 - 06:35

ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The use of face masks during the recent pandemic has justifiably grown to hundreds of millions worldwide. However, masks can easily end up littering public places or natural sites. Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, partnered up with a packaging design agency Futupack and corrugated board converter Capertum to manufacture a corrugated mask bin for the specific disposal of face masks.

Mondi helps to reduce plastic use and CO2 footprint by developing paper-based packaging solution for Drylock Technologies' baby diapers

December 18, 2020 - 04:35
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    VIENNA, Austria, Dec. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Mondi has developed a paper-based packaging solution for Drylock Technologies' baby diapers
  • The EcoWicketBags are recyclable, replacing the traditional plastic packaging for diapers
  • CO2 footprint is significantly reduced with the innovative new products due to the use of renewable resources

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has launched a new paper EcoWicketBag for Drylock Technologies’ baby diaper ranges, bringing sustainable paper-based packaging to the hygiene market globally.

Mondi helps to reduce plastic use and CO2 footprint by developing paper-based packaging solution for Drylock Technologies' baby diapers

December 18, 2020 - 04:35
    VIENNA, Austria, Dec. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Mondi has developed a paper-based packaging solution for Drylock Technologies' baby diapers
  • The EcoWicketBags are recyclable, replacing the traditional plastic packaging for diapers
  • CO2 footprint is significantly reduced with the innovative new products due to the use of renewable resources

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has launched a new paper EcoWicketBag for Drylock Technologies’ baby diaper ranges, bringing sustainable paper-based packaging to the hygiene market globally.

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