WAALWIJK, The Netherlands, March 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced the release of Skins Sandy, the newest addition to its Skins range of haptic coating resins. Like the other Skins resins, Sandy will enable brand owners and convertors to differentiate their products by adding an extra layer of sensory experience. Specifically, the new resin will enable print and packaging manufacturers to add sand-like textures to a wide range of materials, including food packaging.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 26, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a new sizing section with a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing at Sihwa Mill in the Republic of Korea. The main target for the rebuild of paper machine PM 1 is to increase strength properties of produced container and gypsum board grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for the second half of 2021.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 25, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year Mill Maintenance Outsourcing (MMO) agreement to continue taking care of the site maintenance of Orora’s Botany B9 board making line in New South Wales, Australia.Read more
WESTERVILLE, OH , March 24, 2020 (Press Release) -New-Indy Containerboard has chosen technology leader ABB to provide the integrated electrical and automation systems and equipment for its Columbia paper machine rebuild in Catawba, South Carolina, USA. The leading supplier of high-quality recycled containerboard for the corrugated box industry is rebuilding its Number 3 paper machine to diversify its product capabilities.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, March 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Sonoco, recently named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, in partnership with Tellus, a packaging company based in Belle Glade, Fla. and jointly owned by Florida Crystals Corporation and Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, today announced the introduction of its first, 100% U.S. sourced, sugarcane-based fiber bowl for refrigerated, frozen and prepared foods.Read more
LONDON, March 19, 2020 (Press Release) -DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, has today announced it has received a ‘Prime’ status in ESG from the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).
The score is only awarded to companies with an ESG performance above the sector-specific threshold, meaning it has fulfilled ambitious and absolute sustainability performance requirements.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , March 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Sig's combibloc ecoplus, the world's first and only aluminium-free aseptic carton, has hit the major milestone of 1 billion packs filled.
With the launch of combibloc EcoPlus, SIG disrupted the market by eliminating the need for an aluminium foil barrier layer in aseptic beverage cartons for the first time, significantly reducing environmental impact.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Board is delighted to announce the winner of its international packaging design competition the Better with Less – Design Challenge. ‘Expandable Eco Street Food Ware’ is a smart and ecological solution that addresses the growing demand for street food packaging and to find an alternative to the use of plastic. This year sustainability, and the dual role of packaging, played an especially strong role among the participating designs.Read more