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January 2021

UPM Raflatac takes linerless labeling to new heights with OptiCut

January 26, 2021 - 15:10

HELSINKI, Jan. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac aims to take the labeling industry to new heights with the company’s newly developed UPM Raflatac Linerless OptiCut solution. The in-house developed adhesive technology used in OptiCut is available for each of the primary direct thermal linerless end-use environments – from retailing and logistics, to quick service and takeaway restaurants.

Brenntag strengthens its Water Treatment business in the UK with acquisition of ICL Packed Ltd.

January 26, 2021 - 12:44
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ESSEN, Germany, Jan. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, today announces the acquisition of ICL Packed Ltd., a subsidiary of Industrial Chemical Ltd. (ICL). Operating from England the acquired business is a specialist in the distribution of packaged chemicals for water treatment.

Mondi’s sustainable packaging hits the right note for Orkla’s new climate-smart food launch

January 26, 2021 - 12:40

VIENNA, Austria, Jan. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has created three sustainable packaging products for a brand-new range of vegan products from food manufacturer Orkla.

The branded consumer goods company worked closely with Mondi to create sustainable, high-performance packaging for the Swedish launch of its Frankful®plant-based Tex Mex range - soft tortilla wraps, tortilla crisps and taco spices.

Hansol Paper’s Eco-Friendly Packaging Paper ‘Hansol EB(Eco Barrier)’ Wins WorldStar Packaging Awards 2021

January 25, 2021 - 20:29

SEOUL, Jan. 25, 2021 (Press Release) -- Hansol Paper’s proprietary technology underpins eco-friendly packaging paper ‘Hansol EB’

- Recognized for technical innovation and sustainability as an alternative to plastic/aluminum films

- Hansol Paper to continue to focus capabilities on eco-friendly materials business

Hansol EB, Hansol Paper’s latest eco-friendly packaging paper, emerged as a winner at the WorldStar Package Awards 2021.

Cascades ranked 17th place in Corporate Knights' Global 100 Index of most sustainable companies

January 25, 2021 - 12:30
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Jan. 25, 2021 (CNW) -For the second year in a row, the media, research and financial information products company Corporate Knights has named Cascades one of the world's 100 most sustainable corporations. Cascades rose to 17th place among the 8,080 organizations analyzed. Having ranked 49th last year, Cascades has clearly made tremendous progress and remains the leader among the corporations assessed in its sector.

DS Smith partners with Wakefield Biochar to use Georgia mill waste as soil replenishment for farmers

January 25, 2021 - 10:23
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ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2021 (Press Release) -Farmers and agriculture markets stand to get tons of soil additives converted from wood waste once headed to landfills, thanks to a partnership between sustainable packaging leader DS Smith and premium soil producer Wakefield Biochar.

Under plans announced today, Wakefield Biochar will look to turn waste produced by DS Smith’s Riceboro, Ga., paper mill into enhanced, sustainable soil inputs for soil conditioning and remediation.

Metso Outotec takes 8th place in Corporate Knights' 2021 Global 100 Index of most sustainable companies

January 25, 2021 - 08:40
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HELSINKI, Jan. 25, 2021 (Press Release) -Metso Outotec is ranked 8th on the Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 Index of most sustainable companies in the world, and places as a top-ranking company among its peers. The results were announced virtually today.

Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, released its annual list of the worlds’ 100 most sustainable corporations for the 17th time. Corporate Knights analyzed 8,080 companies on environmental, social and governance indicators relative to industry peers using publicly available information.

Pro Carton joins #Greensource initiative as one of co-leaders

January 25, 2021 - 06:28
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BRUSSELS, Jan. 25, 2021 (Press Release) -#Greensource was created in 2020 as a European-wide effort to explain how the forest-fibre industries can make the 2050 climate neutrality target a reality. Cepi, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, and EPIS, the European Pulp Industry Sector Association, kickstarted the initiative.