ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply three winders for Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd., in the city of Jingzhou in Hubei province, China. The order is following the delivery of the Valmet OptiConcept M board machine (PM 21) announced in December 2017 and earlier winder deliveries to company's Ma'anshan site. The capacity of the three winders will cover the production of two board machines. The start-ups of the winders are scheduled for the end of the year 2018.Read more
GUANGZHOU, China, Feb. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -The 25th South China International Exhibition on Printing Industry (Printing South China 2018) will be held next month on 10-12 March 2018. To meet market needs, a new Corrugated Zone will be set up and numerous industry giants will showcase their cutting-edge corrugated production technology and equipment at the show, where visitors can understand more about corrugated packaging industry and enjoy information exchange and sourcing under one roof.
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SAO PAULO, Feb. 20, 2018 (PPI Latin America) -Brazilian pulp and packaging paper producer Klabin has acquired for $2.5 million a 12.5% share in the Israeli startup Melodea Bio Based Solutions, a pioneer in the technology for extracting cellulose nanocrystalline (CNC).
Klabin stated that the deal will strengthen its efforts in the areas of research, development and innovation, using CNC's applications to make stronger paper and packaging, 100% recyclable and that can leverage new business opportunities for forestry products.Read more
NOTTINGHAM, UK, Feb. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -The country’s leading innovative packaging producer, The Sherwood Group, is launching a truly sustainable alternative to plastic and PE-lined food barrier packaging.
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LINNICH, Germany , Feb. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Tokyo-based Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP) and SIG have signed a joint venture agreement which will bring new value added carton packaging and filling technology solutions to the Japanese food and beverage industry. The 50-50 joint venture will be established as of April 1, 2018, under the name of DNP • SIG Combibloc Co., Ltd., located in Tokyo.
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STOCKHOLM, Feb. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -With three perfume packages where the raw material determines both scent and packaging, the graduate students Elin Strid and Malin Landerstedt show the potential of corrugated board development. The demonstrators are examples of the expanding corrugated board research within the RISE Bioeconomy division.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Iceland Foods, the UK’s leading specialist retailer in the frozen food category, is refreshing the ready meals market with two new major product ranges launched in February and packed in paperboard trays.Read more
JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -There was a distinctly Scandinavian feel about the finalist selections in this year's ProCarton ECMA Awards, including Finnish skincare and cosmetics firm Lumene’s creation of a new logo called ‘Wheel of Light’ just at the beginning of the year. The packaging concept was developed by international market leading packaging manufacturer Edelmann and a British design team from JDO.Read more
KENDAL, UK, Feb. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -British master papermaker James Cropper recently presented its most timeless premium papers and innovative sustainability initiatives at international trade fair Paperworld.Read more