KOTKA, Finland , Oct. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Port of HaminaKotka Ltd and Steveco Oy have jointly constructed a world-class pulp terminal in the new D-area in the western part of the Mussalo Harbour in Kotka. ThePort of HaminaKotka has invested almost 40 million eurosin the infrastructure of the expansion area of approx.Read more
MARLBOROUGH, MA, Oct. 14, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Unicorr Packaging Group has added a Bobst FFG 8.20 Expertline—a 4-color high-speed flexo folder gluer with die-cutting capability—to its line of highly efficient, state-of-the-art production equipment. Recently installed at Massachusetts Container in Marlborough, the Bobst 8.20 produces high quality corrugated boxes for almost any industry including food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, e-commerce, appliances and home goods, industrial products, and shipping and distribution.Read more
BIELEFELD, Germany , Oct. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Stadtwerke Bielefeld and Mitsubishi HiTec Paper have been working together successfully since 2003. Now both companies have agreed to continue the partnership before the expiry of the current contract.Read more
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
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -MEPCO, the Middle East’s largest containerboard and paperboard manufacturer, announced today that it obtained the ISEGA certification for its product MEPWHITE (White-Top Liner). By certifying MEPwhite; MEPCO has an ISEGA-certified full range of containerboard products. MEPCO’s certified product list include MEPflute, MEPliner, MEPkraft, MEPdual, MEPchem, and recently, MEPwhite. Having a certified full range of products boasts MEPCO brand quality as well as widens its customer base and product applications.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Oct. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, the 3rd of October, is the day for the inauguration of the world’s most modern board machine. HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden and Minister of Enterprise Ibrahim Baylan will be present at the event.
The investment made by BillerudKorsnäs in the new KM7 machine at the Gruvön mill is the company’s biggest investment to date and one of the largest industrial investments in Sweden in recent years. It aims to meet the globally growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions.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
HALIFAX, NS, Oct. 2, 2019 (Local News) -Northern Pulp has submitted a required focus report to Nova Scotia's Environment Department for its controversial effluent treatment plant proposal.
The pulp mill near Pictou, N.S., was asked for the report by former environment minister Margaret Miller, who said following an environmental review in March that her department needed more information about the plan.
The department says the new focus report will be available online within 14 days, once its staff have done a preliminary check to confirm it's complete.Read more