OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces it has started work on the construction of a new logistics center—tentatively named Yodogawa Logistics Center—at Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi.Read more
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -A new reportconducted by a coalition of Indonesian organizations and the Environmental Paper Network has found that Asia Paper & Pulp (APP), one of the world’s largest pulp and paper companies, is involved in hundreds of conflicts with communities across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo. The research results show that in just five provinces of Indonesia, at least 107 villages or communities are in active conflict with APP affiliates or its suppliers.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet will deliver biomass pretreatment system to PRAJ Industries for their second-generation bio refinery project which is under execution in India. The delivery is planned for the year 2020. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
PRAJ is progressing on the execution of the first batch of four second-generation integrated bio refinery projects in India, contracted by major oil marketing companies.Read more
TOKYO, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Oji Container Co., Ltd. (president: Yutaka Fushino; head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo), a subsidiary of Oji Holdings Corporation (president: Masatoshi Kaku; head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo), today announces that it will sell Vario558, a new packaging system (an automatic sealing machine with adjustable height manufactured by OPITZ Packaging Systems GmbH) to the mail-order logistics center of a major retail manufacturer.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Dezhou Taiding) to supply a P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) fiberline with a capacity of 400 t/d to the mill in Dezhou, Shandong, China. The new system will process poplar as raw material, and the fiber produced will be used on the company’s own paper machines for P&W (printing and writing paper) and board grades. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.Read more
NEW DELHI, Sept. 30, 2019 (Local News) -Kitchenware and culinary brand Tupperware India has announced to stop the usage of single-use plastic for product packaging from October 1, and instead use recyclable paper based compostable packaging material.
In a statement, the company has said that the transition would increase the company's expenditure by around 7 per cent, but the company would not pass on the rise in cost to the consumers.Read more