MONTREAL, Aug. 19, 2015 (Local News) -When looking for a solution to providing developing countries with clean drinking water, Teri Dankovich may have found the answer in a book.
The American chemistry researcher has helped develop a book whose pages can be torn out to be used as water filters. She calls it The Drinkable Book.
Dankovich says she came up with the idea while doing graduate work in Montreal.Read more
TÉMISCOUATA-SUR-LE-LAC, QC, April 10, 2015 (CNW) - Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery of recyclable materials and manufacturing green packaging products and tissue paper, is pleased to announce the company's investment in a new technology at its Norampac - Cabano facility. This innovative new process - a Canadian first - is used to extract hemicellulose, a cellulosic sugar with high value-added potential, from wood chips.Read more
GLENDALE, CA, Sept 3, 2014 (Press Release) - Label converters can now benefit from a new Avery Dennison portfolio designed to meet growing consumer demand for materials that do not contain bisphenol A (BPA) or phenol*. Materials containing BPA are widely used for thermal applications such as till receipts.
The new choices include BPA-free products; products with no added BPA or BPS; and materials that do not use any phenols during production.
Minerals Technologies Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement with Sun Paper Group to deploy the newly introduced NewYield(TM) Integrated Process Technology at Sun's pulp and paper operations in Shandong Province, China.Read more
HEDNESFORD, UK , Aug 7, 2014 (Press Release) - Weedon PSC Ltd, the UK's leading independent manufacturer of Retail Ready Packaging (RRP) and Point of Sale (POS) display units, has become the country's first manufacturer of corrugated packaging to use predominantly natural printing inks. The company has been awarded exclusive rights to print RRP and POS displays using a new range of environmentally friendly, water-based flexographic and screen printing inks, Earthinks®, which are made from up to 80% natural materials.Read more
MUTTENZ, Switzerland, March 27, 2014 (Press Release) -
Sustainability as an integrated component of the corporate strategy
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced membership in the chemical industry initiative "Together for Sustainability" (TfS), an organization founded in 2011 and aiming at jointly improving sustainability practices within the supply chains of the chemical industry.Read more
HELSINKI, June 24, 2013 (Press Release) -Fiber gives paper strength and printability. In the past, less fiber meant lower strength and poor printability. KemForm is changing the equation.
Two trends continue to cause headaches for the paper industry: recycled water and reused fiber. Both are creating problems with the strength and quality of the end product. Traditional chemistries struggle in closed systems. KemForm, however, thrives.Read more