Lausanne, Switzerland (26 July 2022): Tetra Pak today announced that it will be exiting its remaining operations in Russia.
Lucart Hygiene set for growth following funding from Santander UK
Santander UK has provided a multi-million-pound funding package to Malvern-based Lucart Hygiene to support its growth in the ‘away from home’ tissue paper industry.
EU Commission proposals on mandatory reductions risk causing greater uncertainty for industry in case of gas supply disruptions
The European Commission released today the Winter Preparedness Package. The measures outlined in the package respond to the intertwined needs of European citizens and industry, in the face of a deteriorating situation regarding energy supplies.
Mondi expands capacity in sustainable pet food packaging solutions
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing nearly €65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe in order to meet growing customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions.
Cepi welcomes EU Parliament’s ITRE Committee vote on a revised Renewable Energy Directive, but implementation of the cascading use principle must be left to Member States
Today, the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, ITRE, voted on the revision of the renewable energy directive, or RED III.
Essity acquires Knix and takes global lead in leakproof apparel
Hygiene and health company Essity acquires 80% of the Canadian company Knix Wear Inc. (“Knix”), a leading provider of leakproof apparel for periods and incontinence.
Japan's forestry industry tests robots to address labor shortage
The yellow, four-legged robot walks up a grass slope, then marches through a forest full of twigs. It even mounts a stump and then climbs down unassisted.
The Metsä Board Kemi paperboard mill development programme is proceeding at full speed
At Kemi, work is underway not only on the construction of Metsä Group’s new bioproduct mill, but also on the paperboard mill development programme.
Essity acquires Modibodi – a leading leakproof apparel company
Hygiene and health company Essity acquires the Australian company Modibodi, a leading leakproof apparel company in Australia, New Zealand and UK.
SCA's world-unique electric timber truck from Scania has arrived
To further strengthen the sustainable value chain, SCA has, together with Scania, developed the world's first electric timber truck with a capacity of 80 tonnes.
Antalis has signed a binding offer to acquire the Cohal Group in Spain, a packaging manufacturer and distributor specialised in the labelling and packaging consumables sector
Following the recent acquisition of the BB Pack Group in Germany, Antalis continues its expansion into the packaging sector by signing a binding offer to acquire the Cohal Group (Autoadhesivos Cohal, S.A. and Garalmi, S.A.), a leading supplier in the Spanish self‐adhesive labels and packaging products distribution market.
Ban On Russian Wood Pellet Exports Would Have Consequences On Waste
Starting July 10, the Russian wood pellet exports to Europe will be completely stopped.
ARAUCO announced the collaboration agreement between the company and the State of Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil for the construction of a new pulp mill in this country considering an investment of US$ 3 billion
In the challenge to search for new opportunities that contribute to the development of ARAUCO, ARAUCO announced the recent collaboration agreement between the company and the State of Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil.
Suzano acquires 2,000 sq km in Brazil to secure supply for growing bioproduct demand
Purchase of eucalyptus forests currently operated under lease agreements supports the company’s growth strategy and secures long-term wood supply
Cepi voices strong concerns over robustness of tools provided to the industry to achieve the EU’s climate objectives
Representatives of the European paper value chain gathered yesterday in Brussels have pledged to recycle 76% of all paper consumed by 2030.
Cepi calls for more focus, impact assessment and consultation on EU Commission’s nature restoration proposal
A Regulation on nature restoration has now been tabled by the EU Commission, the first European legislation addressing biodiversity in three decades.
Acquisition of Essentra Packaging to position MM as a leading global pharma packaging producer
Proposed acquisition expands MM Packaging’s cartons, leaflets and labels activities for the pharma and health market creating an attractive platform for further growth
UPM sells its Steyrermühl site to the HEINZEL GROUP
UPM has signed an agreement to sell 100% of the shares of its Austrian subsidiary UPM Kymmene-Austria GmbH to the HEINZEL GROUP, a leading pulp, packaging and paper producer and trader in Central and Eastern Europe.
Stora Enso leases part of the Veitsiluoto site to Infinited Fiber Company
Stora Enso is leasing the former paper machinery hall at its Veitsiluoto site in Finland to the textile technology company Infinited Fiber Company, which plans to build a commercial-scale factory to produce regenerated textile fiber from textile waste.
Three scientific studies break stereotypes on reusable packaging
It is now scientifically proven that reuse should be considered on a case-by-case basis as it is not always the best environmental option. A peer-reviewed study shows that reusable packaging has a stronger impact on climate than recyclable corrugated.
Stora Enso assesses growth opportunities in recycled packaging materials with a conversion in Langerbrugge
Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line.
Packaging concept for vegan chewing gum wins BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA UK
Josh Curtis from Ravensbourne University in London triumphed in the UK Packaging Design Impact Award (PIDA) and earned this year’s Gold Award. His entry “Ritini” impressed the jury with its shape, branding, and versatility.