MOSCOW, Aug. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Segezha Packaging LLC (Segezha Group, part of Sistema JSFC) continues implementation of the program for augmenting its share in strategically important segments of the industrial sack market − cement and dry mix mortars. Segezha Group has signed a contract with Windmöller & Hölscher for manufacturing and delivery of the line for production of industrial paper packaging for Segezha Packaging in Karelia. Investments in the project amount to RUB 800 million.Read more
SAO PAULO, Aug. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil’s largest packaging paper producer and exporter, won today (Aug. 13) the public bid for the warehouse at the Port of Paranaguá in Paraná. At the auction, held at the headquarters of B3 in São Paulo, the company obtained access to an area measuring 27,530 m2 for 25 years, with the possibility of renewal for another 45 years. Investments totaling around R$130 million are planned and operations are scheduled to start in 2022.Read more
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, UK , Aug. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Molson Coors in the UK and Ireland is removing the plastic packaging from its Carling and Coors Light brands, as part of new global packaging goals announced today. The brewer will remove the plastic film wrap from large multipacks by the end of March 2020, replacing the plastic wrap with 100% recyclable fully enclosed carton board. By the end of March 2021, it will remove plastic rings from Carling and Coors Light cans, switching to 100% recyclable cardboard sleeves.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Aug. 14, 2019 (CBC) -The federal government is not committing to an environmental assessment of Northern Pulp's plans to pump treated effluent from their plant into the Northumberland Strait.
"We're still evaluating whether a federal assessment is necessary," Catherine McKenna, federal minister responsible for environment and climate change told Island Morning host Mitch Cormier.Read more
HALIFAX, NS, Aug. 9, 2019 (Local News) -Environmental advocacy groups are coming out strongly against a report released Wednesday by Unifor claiming 2,700 jobs would be lost if the Northern Pulp paper mill closes.
Jill Graham-Scanlon, president of Friends of the Northumberland Strait, said they are taking those numbers with a grain of salt.
Graham-Scanlon said Northern Pulp has had quite a long time to get their problems sorted out, and it appears the province is no longer interested in giving the company more time to come up with a solution.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Aug. 8, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in plant-based packaging solutions, is proud to be a founding participant in the Smallholder Access Program (SAP) led by The Rainforest Alliance and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC-C016043). FSC, supports ecologically responsible, socially conscious forest management, and has worked to transform forestry practices globally for nearly 30 years through rigorous, science-based standards and a third-party certification system.Read more
AALEN, Germany, Aug. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -PM 2 at the Aalen paper mill was installed in 1983 as a swing machine for Newsprint and recycled corrugated base paper.
Its flexibility was due to two independent flows of pulp. The continuously reduced demand for Newsprint has forced Palm to convert the papermachine to RCCM. Here the focus lies on light weight grades. Paper supply for customers in Newsprint is covered by the modern high performance machines in Eltmann (PM 1 and PM 3) and King’s Lynn (PM 7).Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , July 30, 2019 (Press Release) -As the Asia-Pacific region continues to be one of the major growth engines for aseptic carton packaging, SIG has announced investment in the region with the construction of a second production plant in Suzhou, China.Read more