Manufacturer News

BillerudKorsnäs: Solution for e-commerce mailers

E-Commerce mailer bags made from BillerudKorsnäs’ Xpression E-com paper have 50 percent lower fossil emissions than virgin plastic mailer bags and using this leads to the removal of biogenic carbon from the atmosphere. This is proven by a new independent study that compares the environmental impact of different types of e-commerce packaging.

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Södra 360 Experience highlights sustainable choices with VR format

Södra has introduced the Södra 360 Experience, which takes advantage of virtual reality (VR) technology to increase knowledge about the role of the forest in society today and in the future, while also demonstrating the values and breadth of Södra’s business.

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Stora Enso to start feasibility study for expanding pulp and board capacity at Skoghall Mill

Stora Enso has decided to commence a feasibility study and environmental permit application process on enhancing and expanding the pulp- and board-making capabilities at its Skoghall Mill in Sweden. The investment would leverage the already strong mill into an integrated, highly cost-competitive and environmentally-friendly producer of packaging board and bleached softwood market pulp. The investment would serve customers globally and further establish Stora Enso as a provider of high-quality, renewable packaging materials.

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Senning joins Optima group

Since October 2020, Senning GmbH has joined the Optima Group, based in Schwaebisch Hall. The Bremen-based company specializes in the production and packaging of paper and tissue products.

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Pivot Solutions for the tissue business

The Tissue market is constantly evolving. The uncertainty of the cost of pulp, the high competitiveness of the market, the upheavals created by the current pandemic open up new challenges to tissue producers and transformers who need to anticipate competition with distinctive products, in short time frames and while preserving margins.

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Mondi joins CELAB consortium

Mondi has joined the newly created consortium CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels). This industry initiative was founded by companies in the self-adhesive label industry to create greater circularity for its products by enhancing and promoting matrix and release liner recycling around the world.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö joins CELAB, a global coalition for circularity in the label industry

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has joined CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), a global coalition recently created to promote the development of circular economy for self-adhesive label materials.

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Sappi Europe announces a price increase for the Fine Paper range for Overseas markets

The decrease in consumption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has triggered strong pressure on prices. In combination with cost increases in paper production and transport this has led to unsustainable profitability levels, especially felt in our overseas markets.

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Holmen invests in a new drying plant at Iggesund Sawmill

Iggesund Sawmill is being modernised to allow for an increase in production. Holmen is currently investing SEK 70 million in a new drying plant which will increase its drying capacity from 400 000 to 500 000 m3.

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InverformTM – a new, sustainable paperboard alternative to plastic food trays

Iggesund Paperboard’s new InverformTM  for ready-made food packaging trays ticks all the boxes for sustainability and performance.

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Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls to replace plastics

Stora Enso is introducing its new eco-friendly take-away bowls for food service packaging, PureFiber™. The products are free from plastic and PFAS and are designed to help customers replace plastic on-the-go food packaging. The bowls are being brought to market together with the wholesale company Tingstad. The PureFiber™ product range will expand to other food and consumer goods applications.

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Marco Esper becomes new Managing Director at Heimbach

Since October 1st, 2020, Marco Esper has joined the Management Board of Heimbach GmbH. After a successful introduction period, at the latest as of January 1st, 2021, he will take over the chairmanship of the Management Board as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and head the Heimbach Group's largest business unit Paper Machine Clothing (PMC) with the highest turnover.

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