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
HELSINKI, Dec. 14, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso will invest EUR 22 million (SEK 232 million) at Skoghall Mill in Sweden in an expansion of the existing water treatment plant. Increased capacity and new, modern technology will enhance the water treatment process at the mill. This will reduce the environmental impact of the operations and help to meet future environmental requirements.Read more
LESSEBO, SWEDEN , Dec. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -There is a long history of pulp production at Lessebo Paper. Thanks to a 50 Million SEK investment, the pulp will be re-commissioned mid-2019, resulting in 20-25 new jobs.
“Investing in the pulp mill was a natural choice at this point of time”, explains Eric Sigurdsson, CEO at Lessebo Paper.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, is happy to announce the winner of the "Food for Thought" innovation challenge - looking for new business models and alternatives to single use plastics in food packaging.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet has been chosen to supply a tissue production line to Century Pulp and Paper (CPP) in India. The new Valmet Advantage tissue line will be installed at CPP's mill in Lalkua, India.
The order is included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
The order is Valmet's second tissue machine delivery to CPP's Lalkua mill. Cooperation between the companies started in 2008 when CPP's first Valmet tissue machine was installed.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -PT Purinusa Ekapersada, an Asia Pulp & Paper company, and Oji Holdings Corporation have agreed to enter into a US$35 million joint venture to set up a new converting factory in Indonesia. The new venture, PT Oji Sinar Mas Packaging, will produce corrugated cardboard and containers to meet growing domestic demand in Indonesia.
The new factory will be based in Bekasi City, West Java, and is expected to come online in January 2020. It is expected to produce 5,000 tons of cardboard from recycled material each month.Read more
DUBAI, Dec. 11, 2018 (Local News) -Paper Arabia 2018, an upcoming biennial event in Dubai, UAE will focus on eco-friendly products and artificial pulp as well as offer insights on green pulp-based products and using paper for a sustainable future, said event organisers.
Studies indicate that each year, around 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans. In an endeavour to stop plastic pollution, governments in more than 60 countries have introduced levies and bans to combat single-use plastic waste, according to UN Environment, an agency of the United Nations.Read more
VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 11, 2018 (CNW) -Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. ("Fortress Global") is pleased to announce that it has entered, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fortress Advanced Bioproducts Inc. ("FortressAB"), into a Technology License and Collaboration Agreement (the "License Agreement") with Mondelēz International, Inc. ("Mondelēz"), one of the world's largest snacking companies.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Dec. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, announced three additions to its leadership team including chief operating officer, chief digital officer and chief information officer. The new roles further show Buckman’s commitment to invest in talent that strengthens the company’s expertise in both smart and chemical solutions for its customers.Read more