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Global metallised paper manufacturer AR Metallizing has announced that it has secured a deal to acquire Eurofoil Paper Coating GmbH in Berlin. The transaction is still subject to approval of the German Cartel authorities... Read more

Italian manufacturer of specialty paper for self-adhesive labels, packaging and fine printing, Fedrigoni Group, has announced that it is to acquire Ritrama, an Italian multinational self-adhesive products manufacturer. The acquisition is part of... Read more

Printing has been around for thousands of years; in fact, the world’s oldest print book The Diamond Sutra was produced in 868 A.D. Since then, printing has come a long way, but in 2019 it faces a new challenge – to exist sustainably. Printing is... Read more

When we think of sustainability, we don’t often think of the print industry and its abundance of paper. Back in the days of the first ever printed book, The Gutenberg Bible, this was less of a worry, as the print industry began its life and was... Read more

The Chinese ban on waste imports, implemented in January 2018, has led to "a crisis situation" in the European paper recycling sector, with a chronic oversupply of recovered paper and plummeting prices according to the European Recycling... Read more

Swedish sustainable packaging company BillerudKorsnäs, together with the Paper Straw Co, has developed the first functional 180° U-Bend paper straw. The straw is designed for use with individual drink cartons such as juice, milk and water. There... Read more

Finnish food and drink packaging specialist Huhtamaki is celebrating the opening of its newest food packaging manufacturing facility in Northern Ireland. The factory is in the town of Antrim, not far from Belfast and is set to employ around 100... Read more

Finnish renewables solutions provider Stora Enso has made public its aim to begin the large scale recycling of used paper cups at its Langerbrugge Mill in Belgium. The company has already ran several production trials and has concluded that it... Read more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches CelluStrawTM, a new fibre-based solution for drinking paper straws, enabling the food industry to provide consumers an alternative to single-use plastic straws. Read more

BillerudKorsnäs and ALPLA today announced that they will form a joint venture in the Danish paper bottle company ecoXpac. When the transaction has been completed, BillerudKorsnäs and ALPLA will own equal parts of ecoXpac. A minority post will be... Read more

DS Smith, a provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and energy provider E.ON have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent. Read more

Churning out corrugated base paper: The paper machine 6 (PM6) at the Palm paper factory in Wörth am Rhein, Germany, annually produces some 650,000 tonnes of the versatile packaging raw material with surface weights of up to 160 g/m2. Read more

Local farmers’ ability to sell biomass to the Iggesund Paperboard paperboard mill at Workington, UK, will return over £1.5 million annually to the local agricultural industry. Read more

Smurfit Kappa Group has expanded its product range in France with the acquisition of Papcart, a specialist in offset printing and conversion of cardboard and corrugated board consumer packaging, Read more

Honeywell technology will be used to transform one of Europe's oldest paper mills into one of the world's most modern under a €30 million project being implemented by Sappi Austria Produktions-GmbH & Co. KG, to upgrade its paper mill in Austria. Read more

Smurfit Kappa Piteå is the largest paper mill in the Smurfit Kappa Group and one of Sweden's leading companies in the paper-based packaging sector. Read more

The UK could face up to a £480m hit to its recycling exports as a result of recent Chinese recovered paper import restrictions, according to a new report from Rabobank. Read more

RDM, a France-based cardboard mill, asked VERLINDE in March 2017 to install a motorised VFM jib crane to handle its Big Bags, which has now been completed. RDM produces different types of cardboard for all sectors of industry. Read more

Smurfit Kappa Piteå is the largest paper mill in the Smurfit Kappa Group and one of Sweden’s leading companies in the paper-based packaging sector. Romana Moares spoke to company director Per Sward about the mill’s latest investments. Read more

The Sappi Group of South Africa is a global leader in the manufacture of dissolving wood pulp specialities and packaging papers, as well as graphic printing papers and bio-chemical products. Read more

  • AR Metallizing to acquire Germany's Eurofoil

  • Ritrama

  • Diamond Sutra

  • Sustainability in the print industry

  • paper waste

  • U-Bend paper straw

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