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April 2021

Metsä Fibre and Flootech sign contract on delivery of water plant for its new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland

April 26, 2021 - 03:11
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STOCKHOLM, April 26, 2021 (Press Release) -Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, and Flootech have signed a contract on the delivery of a water plant for the bioproduct mill being constructed in Kemi, Finland. The delivery includes the water plant itself as well the installation and commissioning of its process equipment. The delivery has a very high degree of Finnish origin – more than 90 per cent – and it will provide dozens of person-years of work in Finland at Flootech.

Corrugated: Pratt in HelloFresh deal, as HelloFresh's meal-kit business soars in the USA

April 23, 2021 - 18:29

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2021 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -HelloFresh, likely the largest meal kit-making company in the world, and Pratt Industries are partnering on what they call a "circular packaging"- and sustainability-focused deal for pinpointed, smaller boxes made fully out of recovered paper.

Public hearing spurs robust turnout for and against Evergreen Packaging paper mill permit in North Carolina

April 23, 2021 - 18:11
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WAYNESVILLE, NC, April 23, 2021 (Smoky Mountain News ) -State of residence was the most visible dividing line in an April 14 hearing on the proposed terms for a renewed wastewater discharge permit at the Evergreen Packaging mill in Canton. 

During the three-hour hearing, held online via Cisco Webex, 30 people gave the Department of Environmental Quality their thoughts on the matter, 16 against the permit and 14 in favor. All 14 supporters work or reside in Haywood County, and most of them were either mill employees or public officials. 

FPAC welcomes Canada-US collaboration on green and resilient infrastructure

April 23, 2021 - 09:09
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OTTAWA, April 22, 2021 (Press Release) -Earlier today, Canada and the United States announced a new joint initiative to engage governments around the world in greening government operations with a view to advancing global net-zero emission targets. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes this cross-border collaboration and is excited about the opportunity it presents for sustainably-sourced and made Canadian wood, pulp and paper, and lower carbon forest bioproducts.

Two Sides: paper industry undeservedly suffers from environmental perception problem

April 23, 2021 - 08:27
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DAVENTRY, UK, April 22, 2021 (Press Release) -Two Sides’ latest study ‘Paper’s Place in a Post-Pandemic World’ aims to understand changing consumer perceptions towards print, paper, paper packaging and tissue products. This unique insight into consumer attitudes towards one of the world’s oldest and universally used materials will be repeated biennially to monitor and report upon evolving consumer perceptions as environmental awareness intensifies and alternative digital channels of communication become prevalent.

Two Sides: paper industry undeservedly suffers from environmental perception problem

April 23, 2021 - 08:27
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DAVENTRY, UK, April 22, 2021 (Press Release) -Two Sides’ latest study ‘Paper’s Place in a Post-Pandemic World’ aims to understand changing consumer perceptions towards print, paper, paper packaging and tissue products. This unique insight into consumer attitudes towards one of the world’s oldest and universally used materials will be repeated biennially to monitor and report upon evolving consumer perceptions as environmental awareness intensifies and alternative digital channels of communication become prevalent.

European Commission takes further steps to channel money towards sustainable activities

April 23, 2021 - 08:17
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BRUSSELS, April 21, 2021 (Press Release) -The European Commission has today adopted an ambitious and comprehensive package of measures to help improve the flow of money towards sustainable activities across the European Union. By enabling investors to re-orient investments towards more sustainable technologies and businesses, today's measures will be instrumental in making Europe climate neutral by 2050. They will make the EU a global leader in setting standards for sustainable finance.

The package is comprised of:

Turkey's Modern Karton taps Voith for new 640,000 tonne/yr recycled containerboard machine

April 23, 2021 - 06:48
    HEIDENHEIM, Germany and CORLU, Turkey, April 23, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • As a full-line supplier, Voith will deliver the entire production system
  • The high-speed PM 6 machine will produce up to 640,000 metric tons of recovered corrugated cardboard base paper a year and will strengthen Modern Karton’s leading position in the market
  • Performance and many years of successful collaboration were decisive factors in winning the order

Turkey's Modern Karton taps Voith for new 640,000 tonne/yr recycled containerboard machine

April 23, 2021 - 06:48
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany and CORLU, Turkey, April 23, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • As a full-line supplier, Voith will deliver the entire production system
  • The high-speed PM 6 machine will produce up to 640,000 metric tons of recovered corrugated cardboard base paper a year and will strengthen Modern Karton’s leading position in the market
  • Performance and many years of successful collaboration were decisive factors in winning the order

Germany's Drewsen Spezialpapiere receives silver medal for EcoVadis rating

April 23, 2021 - 06:17
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LACHENDORF, Germany, April 22, 2021 (Press Release) -Social responsibility and sustainability, i.e. the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), have always held high priority at DREWSEN.

In order to make its efforts and improvements in this area more visible to customers, DREWSEN has once again been assessed by EcoVadis.

EcoVadis is an international leader in corporate sustainability rankings. Performance is assessed in four categories: environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.

PTS recovered paper conference to take place from May 18-19, 2021

April 23, 2021 - 03:09
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HEIDENAU, Germany , April 22, 2021 (Press Release) -On May 18 - 19, 2021, the established PTS Conference "Recovered Paper" will take place - this time featuring two innovations:for the first time we go International and switch our conference language to English and on top of that, the event will be held as an online event-with plenty of networking opportunities.

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