AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -A consortium of companies comprising Air Liquide, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has signed a project development agreement covering initial investments in an advanced waste-to-chemistry facility in Rotterdam. The facility will be the first of its kind in Europe to provide a sustainable alternative solution for non-recyclable wastes, converting waste plastics and other mixed wastes into new raw materials.Read more
LANDAU, Germany, Feb. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Prowell, a Progroup company, is resolutely pressing ahead with the construction of new sheetboard plants in Central Europe as part of its Two Twentyfive strategy. Ten months on from the announcement of the project, on 14 February 2018 Prowell will be conducting a machine test in the presence of invited guests to begin the preparations for the start of production.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has won a top Nestlé award for an innovative collaboration to optimise the food giant’s packaging and supply chain.
Smurfit Kappa has been working to support Nestlé’s Virtuous Circle programme which drives year-on-year performance through innovation and sustainable business practices. The award relates to a joint collaboration between Smurfit Kappa and Nestlé involving the company’s cereal portfolio.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -The BBC is today announcing a three-step plan to remove single-use plastic from our operations by 2020.Read more
It was a double celebration for SAICA as they were once again recognised for their pioneering approach to packaging at the Nestlé Supplier Awards.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -The Arne Asplund Mechanical Pulping Award 2018 has been granted to Professor Anders Karlström.
The award is handed out every two years by Arne Asplund Mechanical Pulping Award Foundation and it promotes the development of new technology for the manufacture of high-yield pulp.
The award will be presented on May 29, 2018 at the International Mechanical Pulping Conference, IMPC. The event is hosted by Papirindustriens Tekniske Forening and will be held in Trondheim, Norway.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Metsä Tissue is investing in a new production line for hand towels in its Raubach mill in Germany. The total investment is approximately EUR 10 million and the new production line for Away-from-Home products will be operative by the end of 2018.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 14, 2018 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Feb. 13 announcement regarding its work on a carbon-neutral policy for biomass.Read more
YOUNGSVILLE, NC, Feb. 14, 2018 (Business Wire) -Xerium Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently celebrated sale of the 1,000th TransForm forming fabric.
Xerium’s unique TransForm portfolio of high-performance forming fabrics continues to deliver broad success on some of the most demanding paperboard and packaging production lines in the world.Read more