ESPOO, Finland, May 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply a complete Advantage DCT 100HS tissue production line to Faderco in Algeria. The order also includes a rewinder and an extensive automation package including process and quality control solutions.
The order was included in Valmet's first quarter 2019 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed.Read more
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, May 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices on all Basoplast surface sizing products by up to 10% across the EMEA region, effective May 1, 2019 or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the shortage of potato starch in Europe, in addition to, the shortage and increased prices of other key raw materials.
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PARIS, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its agreement with Dow for the distribution of the flocking adhesives range. Drawing on the success of the existing agreement for Dow’s other product ranges, the extension will cover Europe, Middle East, and Africa region (EMEA), effective April 1st 2019.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, April 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices on all polyacrylamides and acrylamide monomer across the North America and EMEA regions, effective immediately. This price increase is necessary due to the steep increase of key feedstock material costs.
Several Force Majeure situations at major acrylonitrile producers in EMEA and North America have caused a shortage in product availability and significant cost increases.Read more
LONDON, March 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Just one week to go until the second annual Global Recycling Day, taking place on Monday 18th March 2019, and the world is getting ready to celebrate recycling.Read more
JOHANNESBURG, March 6, 2019 (Press Release) -RecyclePaperZA, the South African paper recycling association, has produced a set of graphics that just about anyone can apply on paper-based packaging and communication materials. The basic message is short and simple: Recycle this product – whether it be a box, a brochure or a document. The graphics are available Adobe Illustrator, EPS and Jpeg formats.Read more
JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -Sappi Limited is pleased to announce that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac, one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label stock, has opened a new slitting and distribution terminal in Johannesburg, South Africa. Operational since December 2018, the new Johannesburg terminal will supply innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products to label converters in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The grand opening of the new terminal was celebrated on February 7, 2019 with over 100 participants from around South Africa and the neighbouring countries, including customers and local trade media.Read more