In the current exceptional circumstances, Lecta would like to inform its customers, suppliers, partners and other stakeholders of its decision to maintain company operations, given that we manufacture a product that is crucial to maintaining the supply chain for basic necessities.
Revised BIR Press Statement: BIR welcomes Circular Economy Action Plan
The Bureau of International Recycling, the global federation of recycling industries, welcomes the EU's support for recyclers as laid out in their new Circular Economy Action Plan.
Mondi celebrates double win at RISI PPI Awards
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper is contributing to a better world by making innovative, sustainable packaging and paper solutions.
Fire breaks out at Emami Paper Mills in Odisha
Bhubaneswar: A major fire broke out at Emami Paper Mills at Remuna in Odisha’s Balasore district on Tuesday.
Stark White Paper Cities Made From Dozens of Cut and Layered Sheets of Paper
Artist Ayumi Shibata practices the Japanese art of paper cutting to create layered, three-dimensional sculptures.
Changing how we produce and consume: New Circular Economy Action Plan shows the way to a climate-neutral, competitive economy of empowered consumers
Today, the European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan - one of the main building blocks of the European Green Deal, Europe's new agenda for sustainable growth.
Aussie woodchips keep toilet paper rolling
Australia has enough wood fibre to keep up with the demand for toilet paper, according to WA Plantation Resources chief executive Ian Telfer.
Napier Port expects slowdown in log exports after coronavirus outbreak
Napier Port said it expects to see a slowdown in log exports through the port because of the coronavirus outbreak that has hit the forestry sector's biggest market - China.
Environmental measures in Swedish forests will continue to be strong
In a recent opinion piece, a group of NGOs wrote that Sweden’s forest policy is wreaking havoc. Herman Sundqvist argues that this is wrong on several counts and that the country is working to improve environmental measures in the forest.
Metsä Board joins forces with the new European Paper Packaging Alliance
Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is one of the founding members of the recently established European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA).
Government to re-open Valaichchenai Paper Mill to meet the local need
Mar 05, Colombo: Minister of Small & Medium Business and Enterprise Development, Industries and Supply Chain Management Wimal Weerawansa said today (5) that the state-owned National Paper Company’s run-down Valaichchenai Paper Mill will be reopened soon.
Four policies could have saved 750 forestry jobs and it's not too late
With the Chinese market for logs grinding to a halt, Finance Minister Grant Robertson is urging government departments to come up with policy ideas to diversify markets and prevent 1,500 forestry workers losing their jobs.
Australian toilet paper truck catches fire sparking new tissue tizzy
SYDNEY — A delivery truck carrying toilet paper has burst into flames in the Australian city of Brisbane, ratcheting up a sense of panic about the availability of the product generated by the coronavirus outbreak.
Study: Forest industry mills could near carbon-neutrality target by 2035
A new study by the Pöyry consulting firm estimates that Finnish forest industry mills could almost completely replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources by the year 2035.
Coated paper prices rise sharply as coronavirus hits Chinese imports
Coronavirus seems to have benefitted paper companies, especially those such as Ballarpur Industries and JK Paper, which manufacture coated paper.
Key paper industry figures welcome new European Climate Law proposal
Cepi and ACE have reacted positively to proposed legislation that would enshrine the EU’s commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in law.
Lecta to increase CWF and UWF prices by 5% to 7%
Lecta announces a price increase of 5% to 7% on all its 2-side CWF and UWF grades in sheets and reels in all European markets.
Smurfit Kappa's new TopClip product is launched by leading beer brewer Royal Grolsch
Smurfit Kappa’s sustainable TopClip solution will be launched on the market by leading beer brewer Royal Grolsch as a paper-based replacement for the plastic shrink wrap currently used on their can multi-packs.
Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. Completed the purchase of the fine arts business operated under the iconic premium paper brand Arches®
Milan, March 2, 2020 – On the date hereof, F.I.L.A. – Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini S.p.A. (ISIN Code IT0004967292) has completed, through its wholly owned subsidiary F.I.L.A.- Arches S.A.S., the acquisition of the fine arts business currently operated by the Ahlstrom-Munksjö Group under the ARCHES® brand.
UPM Nordland Paper Machine 2 conversion to specialty papers enhances availability of renewable and recyclable labelling and packaging papers
In 2018, UPM announced the conversion of Paper Machine 2 in Nordland, Germany, from fine paper to specialty grades.
New wash press to improve sustainability and quality of pulp
Södra's pulp mill in Värö is placing an order this month for an additional wash press which will have several benefits for customers, not least in terms of sustainability, as Mehdi Arjmand, Department Manager Fiber line explains.
Paper industry asks for import monitoring system
The Indian paper industry represented by Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA) has expressed concerned over continued growth in paper imports in the country. In a communication to ministry of commerce and industry, IPMA has asked for implementing a Paper Import Monitoring System for all grades of paper and paperboard to curb the indiscriminate import of paper in the country.