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Appointments in Metso’s Executive Team

Giuseppe Campanelli (photo) has been appointed President, Minerals Services business area and a member of Metso’s Executive Team from January 2, 2020 onwards. Previously he has been a member of the Minerals Services business area management team heading Professional Services. Kalle Sipilä has been appointed President, Pumps business area and a member of Metso’s Executive Team from January 2, 2020 onwards. Previously he has been operationally in charge of the Pumps business area in addition to his role as head of Finance and Business Control of the Minerals Services business area.

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A taxonomy delivering sustainable growth in Europe

“We, the signatories, represent sectors of major importance for European economic development and wealth. We provide highly skilled jobs to Europeans and invest in innovative solutions, renewable and efficient technologies that make the transition to a competitive, low carbon and circular economy in Europe possible. Doing so, we help fight climate change and lead the way towards a more sustainable world.”

A joint statement, driven by CEPI and others.

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The European paper industry is ready to rise to the climate challenge

The European paper industry welcomes the EU Green Deal Communication and the set of proposed actions planned for March 2020, in particular the European Climate Law, the New Industrial Strategy, the Circular Economy Action Plan 2.0 coupled with the Sustainable Products initiative and a new Forest strategy.

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Archroma announces CEO transition

Archroma, a global actor in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced its transition plan for the function of Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors of Archroma has appointed Heike van de Kerkhof to succeed current CEO Alexander Wessels effective January 6, 2020. Mr. Wessels has held the CEO position at Archroma since the Company was established in October 2013 and will be appointed as Vice Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors. He will also take on a Senior Advisory role within SK Capital working across its portfolio of investments, which includes Archroma.

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Sustainable future of paper-based products: First European recyclability guidelines for optimal packaging design

The use of paper for packaging purposes is growing every year, due to its excellent environmental performance but also to the increasing demand related to e-commerce and delivery services. There is a strong expectation from consumers, brands and retailers to have recyclable packaging material. A packaging recycling rate of 85% is already achieved today and the paper value chain continues to improve.

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Premier of ZELLCHEMING-Conference held prior to the ZELLCHEMING-Expo

Just before the start of the ZELLCHEMING-Expo, taking place from 24 - 25 June 2020 in Frankfurt am Main, the ZELLCHEMING e.V. will be holding a conference in Darmstadt for the first time. The new event complements the existing ZELLCHEMING event offering a science-focused platform.

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Haptik Award 2019: The Winners Are Here!

Paperazzo is delighted to announce the winners of the Paperazzo Haptik Award 2019. There were winners in seven categories. The Haptik Award, organised by the B2B magazine Paperazzo, honors high-quality paper and print products which put the tactile experience at the forefront. With the targeted use of haptic elements, paper and print products gain a competitive advantage compared to internet & co. Only when media and print products achieve this successfully, people, whose visual and auditory senses have long been overloaded, can really “feel” something.

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