KENDAL, UK, Jan. 28, 2019 (Press Release) -James Cropper are proud to have partnered with Forge Waste and Recycling and environmental charity Hubbub as part of the #LeedsByExample campaign. The campaign aims to improve 'on the go' recycling infrastructure for coffee cups in the Leeds/Yorkshire area.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, Jan. 17, 2019 (RISI) -DS Smith North America plans for the installation of a 110-in corrugator at its new Lebanon, IN, box plant. The plant is to be operating by yearend.
It is to be a full-line corrugated operation and include pre-print press capability, and span almost 550,000 ft2. The groundbreaking for construction of the plant began this month.
The project cost is about $106 million, according to estimates.Read more
HELSINKI, Jan. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM is taking part in the international public tendering process in the port of Montevideo organized by the National Ports Administration (ANP) of Uruguay. The scope of the concession tender is the building and operation of a port terminal specialized in the storage and shipping of pulp, chemicals and other inputs related to pulp production with a capacity to handle approximately 2 million tonnes of pulp annually. The tender includes the design, financing, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the pulp terminal.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 7, 2018 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö has partnered with five companies to develop a new flexible paper-based packaging solution.
The objective is to develop a renewable, biodegradable and recyclable flexible paper‐based packaging material, by replacing current materials by more sustainable ones, leading to a reduced amount of plastic films. There is a significant market potential, as the size of the flexible plastic packaging market for dry food applications is evaluated at around EUR 3.7 billion a year in Europe.Read more
Repsol and Saica Natur have signed a new collaboration agreement in order to maximize the use of low density polyethylene film (LDPE) waste and take a new step in the transition towards a circular economy.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, Oct. 26, 2018 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Two of the largest US containerboard producers each reported 24% margins for their corrugated businesses in the third quarter and a third major dramatically increased its margin by 30% year-over-year.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 22, 2018 (Press Release) -Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper has partnered with One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, on the Lead2030 initiative – a competition to find youth-led practical solutions to drive progress on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mondi has committed $50,000 to fund a project that will make a tangible contribution to SDG12 ‘Responsible Consumption and Production’.Read more