SAO PAULO, Jan. 8, 2019 (PPI Latin America) -Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano has started to offer in the Brazilian market a 100% biodegradable cupstock made from renewable sources, named Bluecup Bio. The company's paper unit director Leonardo Grimaldi toldPPI Latin Americathat Suzano spent two years with R&D to achieve the result. "This product has a giant growth opportunity in Brazil, as several companies are already looking for greener alternatives to substitute plastics.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Jan. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Toscotec has been awarded a contract by Smurfit Kappa Cellulose du Pin in France to rebuild the entire dryer section of its 6m wire PM5 at Facture, Aquitaine, France.Read more
BEACHWOOD, OH, Dec. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -OMNOVA Solutions Inc., a global manufacturer of specialty emulsion polymers, has announced an expanded distribution agreement with Maroon Group, a world-class distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients across key regions in North America.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Jan. 4, 2019 (Local News) -An environmental assessment will be filed by Northern Pulp by the end of the month.
That according to a spokesperson with the mill's parent company, Paper Excellence.
Time is running out for the mill, as there is a legislated deadline of January 30, 2020 to close the effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Jan. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -To mark the product launch of new Meray mueslis, Thimm developed a display that uses an invisible code to open up new channels for communicating with customers. These digital watermarks in printed images are positioning Fresh Nuts with its brand Meray as one of Europe's leaders in ethnic market sales.Read more
YORK, PA, Jan. 3, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -Glatfelter today announced that it has entered into a consent decree with the United States Government, the State of Wisconsin, and Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, under which Glatfelter expects to fully resolve its liability for the Lower Fox River and Green Bay environmental remediation and related Superfund litigation. The consent decree is subject to approval by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden , Jan. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Hans who is responsible for sustainability issues in the SCA Forestry business area, will be new Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International.
The Forest Stewardship Council is an international member organization that works for environmentally adapted, socially responsible and economically viable use of the world's forests.Read more
JELENIA GORA, Poland, Dec. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -In the second half of 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has signed a contract with South India Paper Mills Ltd., for a delivery of two core technological items - Intelli-Jet V Hydraulic Headbox and two Intelli-Nip Shoe Presses in Tandem configuration. Both items will be implemented on PM6 in mill in Nanjangud, India.Read more