OAKLAND, CA, Feb. 15, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Smurfit Kappa Group's (SKG) containerboard and corrugated business in Mexico increased sales by 3.2% in 2018 to 794 million Euros and the firm's performance in the Americas including its US business grew margin from 14.4% in 2017 to 15.7% in 2018, the company announced this week.Read more
IPSWICH, UK, Feb. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Frugalpac – manufacturer of the first fully recyclable coffee cup made from recycled paper – has opened a new manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales, to produce Frugal Cups.
The ‘Frugal Cup’ offers an environmentally-friendly solution for cafes and consumers seeking an alternative to non-recyclable disposable cups.
Investment is bringing the Frugal Cup concept to lifeRead more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -SIG has opened a new Tech Centre, close to its packaging plant in Suzhou in China, which will bring a new dimension in supporting customers with the development and implementation of new product concepts and market-ready packaging solutions.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
SYDNEY, Feb. 7, 2019 (Local News) -The owner of Victoria’s biggest paper mill has announced it will team up with waste giant Suez to build a huge energy plant powered by hundreds of thousands of tonnes of household rubbish.
Australian Paper’s proposed waste-to-energy plant at Maryvale in the Latrobe Valley would burn an estimated 650,000 tonnes a year of rubbish from Melbourne and Gippsland.Read more
VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 6, 2019 (CNW) -Fortress Global Enterprises Inc.Read more
“Arkhangelsk PPM”, JSC continues the second key project of 2019 - “Construction of a new evaporation station” within the framework of the forest exploitation project “Board production rebuilt”.
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, Dec. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest approximately EUR 15 million to install a new co-generation plant at its Turin site in Italy. The investment allows the combined and efficient generation of power and steam needed for the site processes. The project will begin in the first half of 2019, and is expected to be completed by the first half of 2020.Read more