CHESTER, UK, July 20, 2017 (Press Release) -Figures released by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE ) UK today show that the proportion of UK local authorities collecting beverage cartons for recycling from kerbside has hit 66%.Read more
HELSINKI, Jan. 25, 2017 (Press Release) -UPM has been one of the sponsors of a unique international cross-industry collaborative project that brought together expertise from across the entire paper supply chain from the mill, through transport, storage, handling and printing. As a result of the co-operation the project group has now published an 'Optimised Paper Handling & Logistics' (OPHAL) best practice guide. It serves as a global reference for suppliers, transporters, converters and printers to improve their efficiency.
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LUCCA, ITALY, Sept. 6, 2016 (Press Release) -Toscotec dryer section rebuilt has been successfully started-up at Sonoco Alcore paper mill in Ciriè–Torino, Italy.
The PM1 in Ciriè is specialized for the production of high quality core board grades.
The goal of investment was principally to increase the production, optimizing both efficiency and dryer section runnability by rebuilding of several dryer groups. A total of 15 new TT SteelDryer in place of casted iron dryers has been provided, together with the modernization of mechanical drive and tail threading implementation.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, July 8, 2016 (Press Release) -Sonoco Alcore, a major player in terms of high quality, innovation and added value in the production of cardboard tubes and cores, has confirmed the supply of a paper rewinder from A.Celli Paper.
Sonoco Alcore is part of the international group Sonoco, retained among the most representative, dynamic and innovative global providers of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and supply chain services.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Jan. 18, 2016 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sonoco-Alcore, Finland, to supply pulping and de-trashing equipment for the OCC stock preparation line at the Karhula paper mill. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2016.Read more
The Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment (ACE) UK is the proud winner of a UK Packaging Award.
‘CSR Initiative of the Year' was awarded in recognition of ACE UK's efforts to improve the environmental and economic case for beverage carton recycling with the opening of the UK's first purpose-built carton recycling facility in September 2013.Read more
This is a rise of 3% on the 2011 figure of 37%. The total recovery rate (comprising recycling and energy recovery) reached 69% across the EU.Read more
"We have absorbed higher energy, freight and other material prices throughout 2013 and the current market conditions are such that we must finally increase prices of coreboard and uncoated recycled board," said Phil Woolley, director, Sonoco Alcore Paper.
Sonoco Alcore S.a.r.l. is wholly owned by Sonoco and operates 28 tube and core plans and five paperboard mills in Europe.Read more