LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Feb. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -BOBST specialists will be on hand at the BOBST stand #1634 in Hall A5 at ICE Europe 2019 to discuss the latest technology developments aimed at supporting the growing industry’s need for sustainability and pledge towards recyclability of packaging materials.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac, one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label stock, has opened a new slitting and distribution terminal in Johannesburg, South Africa. Operational since December 2018, the new Johannesburg terminal will supply innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products to label converters in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The grand opening of the new terminal was celebrated on February 7, 2019 with over 100 participants from around South Africa and the neighbouring countries, including customers and local trade media.Read more
FLORENCE, Italy , Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Open house in Florence will reveal pioneering technology in a changing world. BOBST with its REVO Partners and Mouvent are pleased to host an open house in Florence, Italy during the first week of April.
During the open house, BOBST will unveil two “world premiere” end-to-end solutions and three “world premiere” breakthrough innovations, which will revolutionize the standards and the dynamics of the labels and packaging industry.Read more
NEW DELHI, India, Dec. 20, 2018 (Business Wire) -The country's one the leading paper manufacturing company, Century Pulp & Paper took another initiative with its strong focus on hygiene and health by launching an innovative product, Biodegradable cellulose film “Natura Wrap” at Company’s Plant in Lalkua.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest approximately EUR 15 million to install a new co-generation plant at its Turin site in Italy. The investment allows the combined and efficient generation of power and steam needed for the site processes. The project will begin in the first half of 2019, and is expected to be completed by the first half of 2020.Read more
OBERKIRCH, Germany, Dec. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -This January, Technische Universität Darmstadt and the Koehler Paper Group will kick off the Green Coating Collaboration, a research partnership aimed at developing functional surfaces from sustainable raw materials.
Koehler has already laid the foundation with an investment of over 300 million euros in its Kehl mill, where the company plans to produce paper-based solutions with special barrier properties. The objective is to replace plastic with sustainable paper solutions wherever possible and practical.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are the framework that governments, business and civil society use to drive the sustainability agenda. With those goals in mind, UPM Raflatac developed the Biofore Site concept and set responsibility targets for 2030 that aim to improve its environmental, social and economic performance. The aim is to build a site-specific roadmap that includes auditing, measuring and evaluating progress. The Biofore Site concept will facilitate growth of a strong sustainability culture and increase transparency.Read more
NOTTINGHAM, UK, Nov. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Chilango, a UK based Mexican restaurant chain, has worked closely with the Sherwood Group and Yates Supplies to find a replacement for its bagasse trays and plastic lids, which were used to serve burritos, tacos, salads and nachos. Its new range of eco-friendly packaging has now launched.
Chilango was looking for a more robust, vibrant and iconic alternative for its packaging, which would enable them to tell their brand story, whilst being environmentally friendly, functional and maintain the food’s temperature during delivery.Read more