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March 2021

Baldwin Technology Company to supply three new FlexoCleanerBrush orders to customers in US and Germany

March 24, 2021 - 02:09

ST. LOUIS, MO, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has successfully landed three new FlexoCleanerBrush orders, with a total of 16 cleaning heads, from customers in the US and Germany. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Baldwin has delivered a total of 30 FlexoCleanerBrush cleaning heads, thanks to close collaboration between onsite team members, local agents, the company’s global sales organization, and support from its product and technology center in Germany.

Baldwin Technology Company to supply three new FlexoCleanerBrush orders to customers in US and Germany

March 24, 2021 - 02:09
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ST. LOUIS, MO, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has successfully landed three new FlexoCleanerBrush orders, with a total of 16 cleaning heads, from customers in the US and Germany. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Baldwin has delivered a total of 30 FlexoCleanerBrush cleaning heads, thanks to close collaboration between onsite team members, local agents, the company’s global sales organization, and support from its product and technology center in Germany.

Global Compact Chile recognizes CMPC for its rural fire prevention plan and its interconnected benefits to different SDGs

March 23, 2021 - 18:51
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SAO PAULO, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Global Compact is a UN initiative that encompasses more than 100 companies in Chile and 10,000 around the world. The aim is to promote the adoption and implementation of the sustainability principles and goals set out in the Agenda 2030.

Berry Global announces its second investment of $110 million in hard surface disinfectant wipes to support prevention of COVID-19 pandemic

March 23, 2021 - 13:00
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EVANSVILLE, IN, March 23, 2021 (Business Wire) -Today, Berry Global Group, Inc., a leading global nonwovens manufacturer, announced its second investment for 2021 in the wipes segment to support the long-term consumer behavior shift towards infection prevention, amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. The investment, located in Europe, will increase Berry’s production footprint in support of its global customers, with total investments reaching over $110 million in nonwoven materials for products such as hard surface disinfectant wipes.

cts robotic solution optimizes pulp bale handling with automatic de-wiring

March 23, 2021 - 12:34
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BURGKIRCHEN, Germany, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -With a new robotic solution, the automation specialists at cts GmbH are optimizing pulp bale handling in the pulp and paper industry. Up to 90 pulp bales per hour can be automatically de-wired via a 6-axis robot on one or two independent lines. The flexible cts robot solution is available in two versions: The DWR-BC works with a camera system for wire detection, the DWR-BT works tactilely.

cts robotic solution optimizes pulp bale handling with automatic de-wiring

March 23, 2021 - 12:34
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BURGKIRCHEN, Germany, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -With a new robotic solution, the automation specialists at cts GmbH are optimizing pulp bale handling in the pulp and paper industry. Up to 90 pulp bales per hour can be automatically de-wired via a 6-axis robot on one or two independent lines. The flexible cts robot solution is available in two versions: The DWR-BC works with a camera system for wire detection, the DWR-BT works tactilely.

Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern to combine to create first U.S.-Mexico-Canada rail network

March 23, 2021 - 11:57
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CALGARY and KANSAS CITY, MO, March 21, 2021 (Press Release) -Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP, NYSE: CP) (“CP”) and Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) (“KCS”) today announced they have entered into a merger agreement, under which CP has agreed to acquire KCS in a stock and cash transaction representing an enterprise value of approximately USD$29 billion1, which includes the assumption of $3.8 billion of outstanding KCS debt.

Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box introduces new E Compact 60 light 60-micron EVOH film

March 23, 2021 - 11:33
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DUBLIN, Ireland, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box makes another step towards circular economy and reduces the amount of plastic used to manufacture bags by introducing the new light 60-micron EVOH film – E Compact 60.

The development process for this film took more than a year, and before giving final approval for use, Smurfit Kappa applied its strict qualification criteria in order to guarantee the film’s exceptional mechanical and barrier properties, to an even better than market average requirement.

Bambo Nature introduces first Nordic Swan eco-labeled diapers in plant-based paper bags

March 23, 2021 - 10:43
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AABENRAA, Denmark , Feb. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -Bambo Nature baby diapers were the first in the world to attain the acknowledged Nordic Swan Ecolabel, and now proudly introduces the first Nordic Swan eco-labeled diapers in plant-based paper bags. This new innovation supports the mission of being innovative, thinking outside the box, and acting sustainable every step of the way.

Bambo Nature introduces first Nordic Swan eco-labeled diapers in plant-based paper bags

March 23, 2021 - 10:43
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AABENRAA, Denmark , Feb. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -Bambo Nature baby diapers were the first in the world to attain the acknowledged Nordic Swan Ecolabel, and now proudly introduces the first Nordic Swan eco-labeled diapers in plant-based paper bags. This new innovation supports the mission of being innovative, thinking outside the box, and acting sustainable every step of the way.

Södra invests in new facility to increase production capacity of timber frames ten-fold in Värö, Sweden

March 23, 2021 - 10:08
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VAXJO, Sweden, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Södra’s new cross-laminated timber, CLT, is a fast mover in the market.

For this reason, Södra is investing in a new facility that will increase the production capacity of timber frames ten-fold.

The facility is expected to be commissioned in mid-2022.

Metsä Spring and Valmet build demo plant for 3D fibre products progressing in Äänekoski, Finland

March 23, 2021 - 07:28

ESPOO, Finland, March 23, 2021 (Press Release) -Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet are building a demo plant in Äänekoski. The plant will manufacture new 3D fibre products for food packaging and other purposes.

The demo plant reached its full height on 23 March 2021 with construction work proceeding as planned. The main equipment delivered by Valmet will be installed in the autumn 2021, and the first test runs should begin at the end of 2021 – approximately 12 months after the start of the construction.

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