July 6, 2018 – Stora Enso has launched a feasibility study and environmental impact assessment for possible investment at its Oulu mill in Finland.
June 26, 2018 – Mondi is supporting e-commerce growth with the launch of its new corrugated packaging solution in Russia.
June 25, 2018 – Packaging and paper group Mondi is premiering new sustainable packaging innovations this week at RosUpack 2018 in Moscow.
June 21, 2018 – Elopak claims to have become the first manufacturer to deliver more than one billion 100 per cent renewable cartons after launching beverage cartons.
June 6, 2018 – An offer to acquire Smurfit Kappa Group will not be made by International Paper Company which cites a lack of engagement by Smurfit Kappa's board of directors and management.
June 5, 2018 – Twin Rivers Paper Company has completed the acquisition of the Pine Bluff, Ark. paper mill.
June 4, 2018 – The Mondi Group has completed the acquisition of Powerflute.
June 1, 2018 – Sonoco, a diversified global packaging company, has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 70 per cent interest of the joint venture of Conitex Sonoco for about $133 million.
May 25, 2018 - Unless you’re one of those overachiever types who brings his or her travel mug to the coffee shop every day, you probably carry your caffeine fix away in paper cups. Chances are you drank from a takeout cup this morning.
Published in Innovation
May 25, 2018 – Water-based polymers are allowing disposable paper cups a chance to be recycled and not bog down landfille sites. BASF has developed a technology that doesn't interfere with the paper repulping process and allows cups to be sorted with regular paper.
May 18, 2018 – A 26 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions has been achieved three years ahead of time by Smurfit Kappa, according to its newly published sustainable development report.
Published in Energy Efficiency
May 15, 2018 – VPK has developed new e-commerce packaging for Suitcase – one of the young start-ups belonging to the FNG Group. The packaging for Suitcase is complete with high-quality, digital printing.
May 9, 2018 – A new containerboard-making line, supplied by Valmet, for Hamburger Rieger GmbH at its Spremberg Mill in Germany has been designed to produce high-quality testliner grades based on 100 per cent recycled paper.
Published in Supplier News
May 7, 2018 – Paper straws will be introduced by the end of the year by Tetra Pak to help combat plastic straw waste.
Published in Sustainability
May 3, 2018 – The Mondi Group, a global leader in packaging and paper, has signed an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the outstanding shares in the National Company for Paper Products and Import & Export SAE (NPP) in Egypt.
May 1, 2018 - Supremex, a North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of packaging and specialty products, has concluded the acquisition of Groupe Deux Printing (G2) and its related company Pharmaflex Labels Inc. of Laval, Que.
Apr. 13, 2018 - Grupo Gondi, a paper packaging company in Mexico, has entered into a contract with Voith to supply a new paper machine with an annual production capacity of 400,000 metric tonnes.
Published in Supplier News
Apr. 5, 2018 - Sappi is introducing the second generation of Sappi Seal, describing it as a flexible packaging paper with improved sealing properties and increased sustainability.
Apr. 4, 2018 - A new fluidized bed combustion system is offsetting tipping fees at an Ontario recycled paper mill. In operation for more than a year, a Precision Energy Services (PES) sludge-to-energy system at Atlantic Packaging’s Whitby mill processes 100,000 tonnes per year of paper mill sludge that was previously being sent to local area landfills, eliminating the cost of sludge disposal and reducing the cost of fossil fuels by the offset generation of plant steam.
Published in Equipment & Systems
13th Annual RISI Latin American Conference
August 13-15, 2018
Tissue World Istanbul
September 4-6, 2018
PAPTAC International Lignin Conference 2018
September 18-20, 2018
Specialty Papers U.S. 2018
October 1-3, 2018
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October 2-5, 2018
FPInnovations Pulp, Paper & Bioproducts Course
October 15-19, 2018