SUNDSVALL, Sweden, May 21, 2018 (Press Release) -The energy company St1 and the forest products company SCA have formed a partnership to develop large-scale production of renewable fuels from tall oil. The planned production site will be St1's refinery in Gothenburg.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, April 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Mondi yesterday launched its third scientific cooperation to date with the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria. Mondi is the corporate partner and sponsor of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for ‘Mass Transport through Paper’, which will research the porosity of paper and how particles – such as gases, compressible liquids and microorganisms – travel through paper. The findings are expected to have practical applications for Mondi packaging and paper solutions, for example for food packaging.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, May 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Metsä Group has established a new innovation company, Metsä Spring Ltd. The company will, together with partner organisations, invest in new endeavours with the target to identify and develop new business opportunities in sustainable forest-based bioeconomy and circular economy. Niklas von Weymarn has been appointed CEO of the company. He transfers to Metsä Spring from the position of VP, Research in Metsä Fibre, also part of Metsä Group.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, May 10, 2018 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has announced its position as a joint development partner and investor in the Plant City, Fla.-based robotics company Harvest CROO Robotics.Read more
ATHENS, Greece, March 13, 2018 (Press Release) -On March 2nd 2018, Zeritis Group signed a long term lease with Schwaben-paper, a company specialized in the production of paper pallets. The tenant aims to perform renovation works and upgrade the building, in order to utilize it as its central warehouse unit.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden, April 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1st.
The service is provided by Nor Lines’ state of the art, LNG-fuelled vessels MV Kvitnos and MV Kvitbjorn. These flexible ships will sail in 14-day loops, connecting Rotterdam and Eemshaven with Norwegian ports from Hammerfest in the far north, and taking in calls including Sandnes/Tananger, Bergen, Trondheim, Ålesund, Bodo and Tromso.Read more
LONDON and ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Unilever has announced a partnership with start-up company Ioniqa & the largest global producer of PET resin Indorama Ventures to pioneer a new technology which converts PET waste back into virgin grade material for use in food packaging.
Ioniqa has developed a proprietary technology that is able to convert any PET waste - including coloured packs - back into transparent virgin grade material. The technology has successfully passed its pilot stage and is now moving towards testing at an industrial scale.Read more
FALLS CHURCH, VA, March 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Amazon, International Paper, and Starbucks Coffee Company have joined on as new funding partners of The Recycling Partnership, a rapidly growing national nonprofit that leverages corporate investment to transform recycling for good in hundreds of communities across the country. By supporting The Recycling Partnership, these major brands along with 34 other companies including Coca-Cola, Target, Pepsi and P&G are helping create more circular economy jobs, more material recovery and stronger, more equitable communities.Read more