HELSINKI, Jan. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö has joined the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers (SEAM) program, a new initiative to improve sustainability of the abrasive industry.
SEAM was launched on January 21, 2020 by the Federation of European Producers of Abrasives (FEPA), which represents over 80% of the abrasive product producers in Europe.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, Jan. 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Kotkamills, a manufacturer of fully recyclable barrier boards, has signed a significant collaboration agreement with Lavazza Professional.
As a result of the collaboration, Lavazza Professional is announcing today the new KLIX Eco Cup™, a special Kotkamills’ eco-friendly cup made from ISLA® food service board, available from February in its KLIX® in-cup vending machines.Read more
BARCELONA, Jan. 22, 2020 (Press Release) -Just over a year after introducing Diva Art into the market, Lecta expands the possibilities within the high-end packaging sector and other creative uses with its Diva Art Metal range of metallized paperboard products.Read more
SEATTLE, WA, Jan. 21, 2020 (Press Release) -Today in a public letter citing the company’s enduring mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit, Starbucks chief executive officer Kevin Johnson announced a multi-decade commitment to be a resource-positive company, aspiring to give more than it takes from the planet. The announcement included science-based preliminary targets for the reduction of carbon emissions, water use and waste by 2030, and outlined five strategies the company has identified to move toward them.Read more
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2020 (Fastmarkets RISI) -International Paper (IP) is among numerous companies bringing a class-action anti-trust lawsuit against the four biggest US railroads over fuel surcharges, according to media reports.
The case includes Class 1 rail carriers BNSF, Union Pacific, CSX and Norfolk Southern. The companies are seeking to move the litigation to one of two locations, according to a Dec. 19 court filing,Freightwavesreported. That will be heard Jan. 30.Read more
BONN, Germany, Jan. 14, 2020 (Press Release) -The FSC national standard for Vietnam is a comprehensive tool to manage forests in a sustainable way and promote responsible wood production.
The national standard could contribute to the strengthening of the Vietnamese forestry sector. By applying this new NFSS, FSC certificate holders could get greater access to global markets. It should also help them prove their positive impacts on the environment and social development.Read more
TOKYO, Jan. 6, 2020 (Press Release) -Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. has come to a decision to end the Technology Agreement with Xerox Corporation on the agreement’s expiration date, March 31, 2021, and notified Xerox Corporation of its decision. The Technology Agreement provides for technology/brand licenses and sales territories applicable to each company.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 7, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is participating in a joint project called SEED, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, in which forest companies are developing new digital solutions together with companies in the ICT industry.
In the two-year project, forest industry mills will serve as innovation platforms for app developers and research institutions focused on solving production challenges. The cooperation aims to find new digital solutions that increase production efficiency.Read more