DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has called on the world’s innovation community to contribute to the development of the sustainable packaging solutions of the future.
The packaging leader has launched a new competition as part of its drive to solve one of the biggest challenges in the packaging industry – to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste that is generated every day.Read more
LUCKNOW, India , Jan. 9, 2019 (Local News) -The Yogi Adityanath-led government has given a notice to almost 60 factories in Western Uttar Pradesh for offloading their waste in Ganga and Yamuna rivers, causing widespread water pollution. The decision, taken ahead of the Ardh Kumbh Mela from January 14 to March 4, has created some tension in the area as it has disrupted work in sugarcane and paper mill as well as in distilleries.Read more
HELSINKI, Jan. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM is taking part in the international public tendering process in the port of Montevideo organized by the National Ports Administration (ANP) of Uruguay. The scope of the concession tender is the building and operation of a port terminal specialized in the storage and shipping of pulp, chemicals and other inputs related to pulp production with a capacity to handle approximately 2 million tonnes of pulp annually. The tender includes the design, financing, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the pulp terminal.Read more
HONG KONG, Jan. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Amazon Papyrus Chemicals Limited (APC), will see a leadership transition as part of a new corporate structure for the 18 year old specialty chemicals supplier. APC today announced the promotion of the following personnel:
Sales and Marketing FunctionRead more
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