October 2018

WestRock distribution center in Alabama making progress

October 05, 2018 - 18:30
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VALLEY, AL, Oct. 5, 2018 (Valley News) -The fair weather recently experienced in the local area has allowed work to proceed at a fast rate on the West Rock distribution center that’s going up in Valley Industrial Park. It’s going to be a massive building that will be a welcome addition to the industrial park.

The shell is complete on what will be a 375,000-square-foot building and work is now underway on the roof. The colors have been selected, and painting will begin in the near future. Asphalt for the parking lot will start going down today.

Sofidel announces winners of its Suppliers Sustainability Award in Columbus, OH

October 05, 2018 - 09:42
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PORCARI, Italy , Oct. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -The awards ceremony of the third edition of the Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award (3SAward) took place yesterday in Columbus, Ohio (USA). The 3SAward is an accolade awarded each year by the tissue manufacturer, led by the Stefani and Lazzareschi families, to the suppliers who have distinguished themselves through their environmental and social sustainability activities.

Sofidel announces winners of its Suppliers Sustainability Award in Columbus, OH

October 05, 2018 - 09:42
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PORCARI, Italy , Oct. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -The awards ceremony of the third edition of the Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award (3SAward) took place yesterday in Columbus, Ohio (USA). The 3SAward is an accolade awarded each year by the tissue manufacturer, led by the Stefani and Lazzareschi families, to the suppliers who have distinguished themselves through their environmental and social sustainability activities.

Futura and Omron collaborate to develop solutions of paper converting process for tissue sector

October 05, 2018 - 08:53
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LUCCA, ITALY, Oct. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Giovacchino Giurlani, Chief Technology Officer of Futura: “The development of automation is the key to the future of tissue production. For Futura, however, automation is merely an instrument at the service of our people. Human ability and intuition will always be the driving forces behind any innovation. This is what we call MANCHINE, the perfect synergy between human talent and complete production process control.”

K.Tateishi, founder of Omron: “To the machine, the work of the machine. To man the thrill of further creation.”

Zanders introduces new Zangrass uncoated grass paper and Zanbarrier NGR fluorocarbon-free barrier paper for flexible food packaging

October 05, 2018 - 07:23

NUREMBURG and BERGISCH GLADBACH, Germany , Oct. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -With two innovative new products, Zanders focused strongly on sustainability at this year's FachPack: Zangrass, an uncoated grass paper with almost unlimited areas of application, and Zanbarrier NGR, a fluorocarbon-free barrier paper for flexible food packaging, were the highlights of the fair presentation and were enormously popular with the visitors.

Södra announces its Swedish nurseries to be 100% fossil-free

October 05, 2018 - 05:39
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VAXJO, Sweden, Oct. 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Södra’s nurseries have now transitioned to fossil-free operations. Heating, machinery and vehicles are all powered by renewable energy. “Persistent efforts and environmental investments of SEK 10 million have generated results,” said Johan Jonsson, Head of Södra Skogsplantor.

Södra announces its Swedish nurseries to be 100% fossil-free

October 05, 2018 - 05:39
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VAXJO, Sweden, Oct. 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Södra’s nurseries have now transitioned to fossil-free operations. Heating, machinery and vehicles are all powered by renewable energy. “Persistent efforts and environmental investments of SEK 10 million have generated results,” said Johan Jonsson, Head of Södra Skogsplantor.

Thimm Group's pallet display and counter display receives Obal Roku prize in “POP & POS Displays” category from Syba

October 05, 2018 - 05:09

NORTHEIM, Germany, Oct. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -The Czech Packaging Association, Syba, has awarded prizes to two display innovations from THIMM Group – the pallet display for baking sets and the counter display for biscuits. Both displays received the Obal roku in the category “POP & POS Displays”. The pallet display also won the German Packaging Prize.

April Group receives SEC's Singapore Green Labelling Scheme certification for its pulp and paper products

October 05, 2018 - 04:32
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JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has announced that products from APRIL Group have been certified under its enhanced Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS) for pulp and paper products.

The enhanced SGLS uses a risk-based evaluation system to complement its more extensive qualification criteria, and facilitate the development of a risk mitigation plan. 

Nordic Paper set to start-up its Bäckhammar mill in Sweden next week following maintenance stop

October 05, 2018 - 04:16
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BACKHAMMAR, Sweden, Oct. 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Nordic Paper Bäckhammar mill is ready for start-up. The prognosis and working hypothesis are that the pulp production will start in the beginning of next week. As always, there will be a ramp up phase of the pulp production.

The paper production will follow the pulp production. Because of the difficult situation it will take time before the production is running with full capacity and it may take time before we are in phase with our planned deliveries.

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