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11.10.2018

BW Papersystems Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Its Founding

Fifty years after engineers and inventors Cark Marschke and Richard Thomas founded Marquip in the tiny northern Wisconsin town of Phillips, the corrugating and paper product machinery manufacturer - now called BW Papersystems - is celebrating five decades of remarkable growth and change. Fifty years after engineers and inventors Cark Marschke and Richard Thomas founded Marquip in the tiny northern Wisconsin town of Phillips, the corrugating and paper product machinery manufacturer--now called BW Papersystems—is celebrating five decades of remarkable growth and change. more...
09.10.2018

Stora Enso and Gasum to make renewable energy from wastewater in Sweden

Stora Enso and energy company Gasum have signed a contract to build a biogas plant at Stora Enso’s Nymölla paper mill in Sweden. The plant, built and operated by Gasum, will turn the mill’s wastewater effluent into renewable energy. more...
08.10.2018

ND Paper Announces Capital Upgrades at Wisconsin and Maine Pulp and Paper Mills

ND Paper will invest $300 million into its mills in Wisconsin and Maine in the next two years, sparking a transformation and new trajectory for ND Paper, the newly-formed U.S.-based subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, the largest containerboard producer in Asia. more...
08.10.2018

Global demand for paperboard cups and lids is projected to increase 4.0% annually

Paperboard usage will continue to grow, in part because many of the faster growing markets – especially in the Asia/Pacific region – are more reliant on paper cups for foodservice and instant noodle packaging than foam cups, which have more of a market presence elsewhere. more...
04.10.2018

BillerudKorsnäs material honored as "Carton of the Year" and "Save the Planet" at Carton Excellence Award 2018

"Spectacular"is the word the ProCarton ECMA Award jury used to express their fascination with the Carton of the Year winner. It is a 6-pack of Mini Moët bottles, designed by Van Genechten Packaging Angoulème using BillerudKorsnäs cartonboard. BillerudKorsnäs cartonboard material was also awarded in the "Save the Planet" category. more...
03.10.2018

Sofidel Tissue Company opens manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio

Italian tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel opened a 280-acre plant, one of its most technologically and environmentally advanced paper plants in the world, with innovative machinery that increases both the quality of its products and the energy efficiency of its operations. The Circleville, Ohio, plant is Sofidel’s largest worldwide and its first integrated paper mill built from the ground up in the United States. Since expanding to the United States in 2012, Sofidel now has operations in seven states: Florida, Mississippi, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. more...
27.09.2018

Smurfit Kappa reinforces its sustainability credentials with state-of-the-art technology in UK paper mill

Smurfit Kappa has begun operating a sophisticated Combined Heat and Power Plant (CHP) to reduce emissions and increase the profitability of its Townsend Hook Paper Mill in Kent. The new CHP, which provides steam and electricity for the paper machine, will slash the mill’s carbon footprint by at least 15%. Earlier this year, Smurfit Kappa reported reaching its fossil CO2 emission reduction target three years ahead of schedule. more...
19.09.2018

Beyond Fossils crystallises UPM's aim to a fossil-free future

UPM's new brand promise, UPM Biofore - Beyond fossils, captures the company's strong commitment to a future which is not dependent of fossil raw materials. The new direction is a natural continuation to UPM*s purpose of creating value from the limitless opportunities of bioeconomy. more...
19.09.2018

Nippon Paper Develops Aseptic Filling System for Paper Packaging

Nippon Paper Industries Develops "NSATOM®", a new package system equipped with world-first features with support for new beverages with particles, long fibers and high viscosity, and allows for ambient distribution. The two companies will launch "NSATOM" onto the market in 2019. more...
18.09.2018

Marubeni renews its status onf the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World for 11th year

The status of Marubeni Corporation was renewed as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World, one of the best known ESG investment indices* in the world, for the 11th consecutive year. more...

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