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September 2021

Fedrigoni Group gets Gold Medal for sustainability from Ecovadis

September 17, 2021 - 09:49
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MILAN, Italy, Sept. 16, 2021 (Press Release) -Today we share with true satisfaction the award of the Gold Medal by Ecovadis, an international evaluation and rating agency on sustainability. The collective efforts of all our teams around the world to become an increasingly sustainable business has brought remarkable results, placing our Group in the top 5% of companies to which EcoVadis has issued this certification. The score achieved can only be an incentive to do even better, all together, taking up the challenges posed by our customers to make progress.

Paper Excellence commends UNESCO decision on establishment of Biosphere Region in Howe Sound, BC

September 17, 2021 - 08:16
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RICHMOND,BC, Sept. 16, 2021 (Press Release) -Paper Excellence commends the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Man and the Biosphere Program decision to accept the Howe Sound Biosphere Region into its family of Biosphere Reserves. The network of Biosphere Reserves includes 701 sites in 124 countries around the world. The application was submitted by the Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative Society.

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on Single Use Plastic Directive

September 17, 2021 - 08:00
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BIELEFELD, Germany , Sept. 17, 2021 (Press Release) -Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty for this innovative and sustainable packaging material, on which we would like to take a position, as follows.

Paper Excellence's Prince Albert Pulp and Cumberland Wood Products sign letter of understanding setting out intentions to build collaborative relationship

September 17, 2021 - 07:28
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PRINCE ALBERT, BC , Sept. 16, 2021 (Press Release) -Cumberland Wood Products and Prince Albert Pulp announced today the signing of a Letter of Understanding that sets out the intentions of all parties to build a collaborative relationship with each other in Saskatchewan.

Sun Chemical to increase prices for inks, coatings and adhesives in North America, effective immediately

September 17, 2021 - 07:06
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PARSIPPANY, NJ, Sept. 15, 2021 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of publication, packaging and commercial sheetfed inks, coatings, and adhesives in North America, effective immediately.

Huhtamaki receives EcoVadis gold medal for its sustainability performance in 2021

September 17, 2021 - 05:08
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 16, 2021 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki scores rose from 65 (94th percentile) in 2020, to 71 points (97th percentile) this year. This significant improvement was driven by the company’s environmental policy and actions towards energy efficiency and waste management, as well as sustainable procurement.

IG Design Group and St Austell Printing Company partner with Two Sides to share sustainable story of print, paper and paper-based products

September 17, 2021 - 04:47
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DAVENTRY, UK, Sept. 16, 2021 (Press Release) -The print and paper advocacy group, Two Sides, are excited to announce two new Partner members, IG Design Group and St Austell Printing Company, who will help tell the great sustainable story of the print and paper industry.

Valmet to supply new containerboard line to Kipas Kagit in Soke, Turkey

September 17, 2021 - 04:22

ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 17, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a new container board making line with extensive packages of automation and services to Batı Kipas Kagıt Sanayi İsletmeleri in Soke, Turkey. The new board making line (PM 3) will produce high-quality fluting and liner grades. The start-up of PM 3 is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023.

The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type and delivery scope is typically around EUR 90-110 million.

Valmet to supply new containerboard line to Kipas Kagit in Soke, Turkey

September 17, 2021 - 04:22
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ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 17, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a new container board making line with extensive packages of automation and services to Batı Kipas Kagıt Sanayi İsletmeleri in Soke, Turkey. The new board making line (PM 3) will produce high-quality fluting and liner grades. The start-up of PM 3 is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023.

The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type and delivery scope is typically around EUR 90-110 million.

APP's Foopak Bio Natura accelerates global plastic free mission with new Flustix certified plastic-free paperboard for food packaging

September 16, 2021 - 10:37
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JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 16, 2021 (PRNewswire) -Foopak Bio Natura, one of Indonesia-based Asia Pulp & Paper's flagship brands and paperboard brand for food and beverage packaging, received plastic-free certification from Flustix, an international plastic-free certification body based in Germany. The certificate was awarded following a rigorous multitiered analytical testing.

Foopak Bio Natura's paper products use certified natural wood sources without plastic polymer additions to combat the rising plastic pollution seen in the food and beverage industry.

Ahlström Collective Impact invests Euro 600,000 into UNICEF’s Global Education Program to build better future for children

September 16, 2021 - 06:27
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HELSINKI, Sept. 16, 2021 (Press Release) -Ahlström Collective Impact (ACI), a joint responsibility initiative by a group of companies and foundations has decided to make an investment of 600,000 € into UNICEF’s Global Education Program. Ahlstrom-Munksjö is one of the members and founding partners of the initiative.

Voith sets course for development of sustainable packaging papers by unveiling world's most modern pilot coater

September 16, 2021 - 05:27
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HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 16, 2021 (Press Release) -Environmental waste due to plastic pollution is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Sustainable alternatives to petroleum-based packaging have long been sought. An innovative solution is the versatile barrier papers that are recyclable and ideally biodegradable. The coating process for these papers is demanding; in addition to the perfect application of one or more functional layers, the drying of the sometimes temperature-sensitive application media is a challenge.

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