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December 2020

Valmet to supply new flash drying and baling line, rebuild existing TMP production line at SCA’s Ortviken mill in Sundsvall, Sweden

December 15, 2020 - 06:21
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ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 15, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver a new flash drying and baling line and a rebuild of the existing integrated thermomechanical pulp (TMP) production line at SCA’s Ortviken mill into a chemi-thermomechanical pulp (CTMP) market pulp line, which will have a capacity of 300,000 tonnes per year. The delivery and installation of the equipment will take place during 2022 and the start-up of CTMP production is scheduled for the beginning of 2023.

Voith optimizes its HydroMix stock mixing system, features automatically adjustable mixing nozzle and compact design

December 15, 2020 - 05:44
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Dec. 15, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Excellent mixing quality of stock and whitewater
  • Automatic adjustment and geometric optimization of the nozzle for consistently superior sheet quality
  • Maximum flexibility for paper producers thanks to an extended operating window

Voith optimizes its HydroMix stock mixing system, features automatically adjustable mixing nozzle and compact design

December 15, 2020 - 05:44
Posted in:
    HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Dec. 15, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Excellent mixing quality of stock and whitewater
  • Automatic adjustment and geometric optimization of the nozzle for consistently superior sheet quality
  • Maximum flexibility for paper producers thanks to an extended operating window

Ontex inaugurates large solar power projects for on-site electricity consumption at its factory in Valverde de Majano, Spain

December 15, 2020 - 04:33
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    VALVERDE DEL MAJANO, Spain, Dec. 15, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Rooftop solar power at Ontex Segovia contributes to company’s goal of carbon neutral operations by 2030
  • One of the largest industrial auto-consumption rooftop systems in Spain and largest in the Castilla y León region
  • Ontex’s factories in Spain and eight other European countries run on 100% electricity from renewable sources
  • The new solar installation, operated by Menapy, will produce 3.900 MWh of green power per year, equivalent to the average consumption of 1,000 households

Charta Global's APP Sinar Mas offers new foopak and Enza range of specialty cup and plate grades now available in both North American and Latin American markets

December 15, 2020 - 01:43

ANAHEIM, CA, Dec. 10, 2020 (Press Release) -Charta Global, exclusive strategic partner to APP Sinar Mas, now offers two new specialty cup and plate grades. The development of the two new lightweight, low gsm grades add additional end use solutions to both of APP’s robust suite of food packaging solutions known as foopak and Enza; premier APP global brands, available in both the North American and Latin American markets.

Suzano reveals new organizational purpose and reinforces connection with sustainability and the future

December 14, 2020 - 18:15
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SAO PAULO, Dec. 10, 2020 (Business Wire) -Suzano, a global reference in bioproducts, reveals to the market its new Organizational Purpose: “Renewing life inspired by trees.” The concept is the result of over a year of work that involved listening to approximately 3,500 people, who included employees and various external stakeholders. It reaffirms Suzano’s proactive role in the development of sustainable and innovative solutions with trees as part of the solutions to society’s current challenges.

Sonoco joins AIM's digital watermarks initiative Holy Grail 2.0

December 14, 2020 - 08:00
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HARTSVILLE, SC, Dec. 11, 2020 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the most sustainable, diversified global packaging companies, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Digital Watermarks Initiative Holy Grail 2.0, an initiative facilitated by AIM, the European Brands Initiative, to prove the viability of digital watermarking for sorting packaging waste and the business case at scale.

UPM joins BIKE project promoting low-ILUC risk biofuels production for European bioeconomy

December 14, 2020 - 07:52
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HELSINKI, Dec. 14, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM Biofuels has joined the BIKE project that promotes low-ILUC risk biofuels production for European Bioeconomy. The project brings together companies and research organisations who believe that novel, safe and reliable biomass value chains can be deployed to produce food, feed, biofuels and biomaterials with a low risk of generating indirect land use change.

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