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US company Sonoco acquires Inapel Embalagens

5th Dec 2023

Sonoco has expanded its flexible packaging operations by acquiring Inapel Embalagens in Brazil. Inapel, with over 50 years of industry leadership, operates 2 facilities in Sao Paulo. The acquisition complements Sonoco's existing packaging operation in Pinhais, Brazil. Inapel's technical capabilities align with Sonoco's focus on sustainable...

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Andritz starts up largest fibreline in China for Nanning Sun Paper

5th Dec 2023

Andritz has successfully initiated operations at Nanning Sun Paper's pulp and paper mill in Guangxi Province, China, with a cutting-edge fibreline and lime kiln plant. The project, executed on a full EPS basis, features China's largest high-kappa fibreline (1,600 adt/d capacity) and an energy-efficient lime kiln (450 t/d burnt lime capacity).

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Sappi’s Cloquet mill completes Higg FEM assessment

3rd Nov 2023

Sappi Limited, a leading dissolving pulp producer, has achieved a 91.5 per cent score in the Higg FEM verification audit at its Cloquet mill, demonstrating strong environmental practices. The Higg FEM, developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, measures and scores environmental performance in areas like water use, carbon emissions, waste...

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Finland’s Ahlstrom promotes eco-packaging with paper tape solutions

8th Oct 2023

Ahlstrom is expanding its product range for pressure-sensitive adhesive packaging tape applications, aiming to support sustainability in packaging industry. With the MasterTape pack, Ahlstrom offers a more eco-friendly alternative to plastic packaging tape, meeting growing demand. Their tape products use FSC certified fibres and high bio-based...

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Dimension-Polyant to exhibit green fabric at Performance Days Munich

27th Sep 2023

Dimension-Polyant, a leading sailcloth producer, will unveil its eco-friendly fabric at Performance Days Munich. Collaborating with Hyosung, it has developed a sustainable version of X-Pac VX21 laminate using 100 per cent recycled regen Ocean nylon from discarded fishing nets. The fabric carries the cleenTEC seal, ensuring it's climate-neutral with ...

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US’ Berry upgraded to A rating from MSCI for effective ESG management

18th Sep 2023

Berry has received an 'A' ESG rating from MSCI for its effective management of ESG factors. The rating acknowledges Berry's progress in areas like carbon emissions reduction, labour management, and chemical safety in packaging materials. The company's commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 contributed to its improved carbon emissions...

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Italy’s A.Celli starts up winder & packaging line supplied to Softbond

4th Jul 2023

Softbond Nonwovens in Argentina has successfully started up the E-Wind Stream winder and R-Way automatic packaging installed by A.Celli. The equipment, including a master roll winder and packaging line, has exceeded expectations in terms of performance and efficiency. Softbond looks forward to continuing the partnership with A.Celli to enhance...

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Dow partners with P&G China for air capsule e-commerce packaging

23rd Jun 2023

Dow and P&G China have collaborated to develop an air capsule e-commerce packaging solution aimed at reducing excessive packaging and promoting recyclability. The packaging design provides product protection, consumer convenience, and tamper-free opening. Dow's ELITE AT high-performance PE resins enable the creation of an all-PE mono material...

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Israel’s Shemesh Automation launches BuckIT TKS25

23rd Jun 2023

Shemesh Automation has launched BuckIT TKS25, an automated turnkey packaging line for buckets. The line offers high throughput, versatility for various bucket specifications, and customisation for jumbo nonwoven wet wipes. It provides a one-stop-shop solution with design, manufacturing, installation, training, and support services all in one place.

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