HELSINKI, May 18, 2018 (Press Release) -“Fruit Glasses” by Viktoriia Schmidt and Arthur Schmidt, Germany, has won the 1st prize in the professional category of the Stora Enso Recreate Packaging 2018 design competition. In the student category, the winner of the 1st prize is “MonsterFruits” by Marcus Zieboll and Tino Buschhorn, Stuttgart Media University, Germany.Read more
BRUSSELS, May 24, 2018 (PPI Europe) -Russia’s MAG Group is set to launch operation of a large materials recovery facility (MRF) in Nizhny Novgorod. The facility, which is being supplied by Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions, held test runs on May 18 and is scheduled to start regular operations tomorrow. It will be able to process some 60 tonnes of solid waste per hour. According to local media reports, the project cost some Rouble 1.2 billion ($19.3 million).Read more
SANTA TERESA, NM , May 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Corrugated Synergies International (CSI) is expanding to Santa Teresa, creating 120 new manufacturing jobs. The company will invest more than $31 million in infrastructure, production equipment, and the renovation of their new facility. New Mexico beat out Nevada and Texas for the expansion.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, May 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Vast amount of unrecycled waste from packaging materials end up in the oceans and nature. Kotkamills is strongly involved in turning the packaging industry towards efficient circular economy. We are launching new easy-to-recycle plastic free consumer boards at PulPaper / PacTec fair in Messukeskus, Helsinki. At our stand 6g91 you will have a possibility to familiarize yourself with our easy-to-recycle products.
SACRAMENTO, May 17, 2018 (Press Release) -The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has approved a $1 million loan to expand a San Joaquin Valley company that makes bottles from recycled paper and plastic.
The Recycling Market Development Zone loan was awarded to Ecologic Brands of Manteca. It will help Ecologic utilize more California-generated cardboard, mixed paper, and plastic to make its paper bottles—diverting an estimated 488 tons of waste and creating 69 jobs in the process.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa’s pioneering MB12 carton is now available for primary packaging. The food-safe MB12 packaging helps customers to eliminate mineral oil migration with a sustainable solution.Read more
HELSINKI, May 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso and Sulapac have signed a joint development agreement to combat the global problem of plastic waste by accelerating the use of fully renewable, recyclable and biodegradable materials in packaging.
Through the joint development agreement, Stora Enso will licence Sulapac’s materials and technology, and begin the development of fully renewable caps and closures for liquid packages. Other areas for joint development work include food packages and packages for consumer electronics.Read more
ATLANTA, May 21, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Digital presses have revolutionized the packaging industry, delivering high-impact color and creating a new paradigm for versioning and customization. Despite its innovations, digitally printed packaging has not always offered solutions across the full spectrum of sizes and quantities. With the launch of Hummingbird™ digital packaging solutions, Georgia-Pacific is overcoming that barrier by producing digital pre-print for a full range of customer needs, from specialty versions to everyday large runs and beyond.Read more
TOLOSA, Spain, May 18, 2018 (Press Release) -The laminating line is now able to produce either laminate paper rolls or sheets depending on customer’s demand.
With the objective of improving the performance of one of their laminating lines and their Pasaban KDD 1500 paper sheeter, Pasaban Upgrades service carried out two different projects.Read more