Tag Archives: eco friendly

UPM and Dongsung Chemical Form Strategic Partnership to Develop Renewable Products Using Bio-Based Raw Materials

UPM Biochemicals, headquartered in Germany, and Dongsung Chemical, headquartered in South Korea, have agreed to form a strategic partnership to develop renewable products using bio-based raw materials, initially for footwear materials. Dongsung Chemical has signed a Letter of Intent for this strategic partnership to develop a renewable polyurethane product based on UPM Biochemicals’ biobased mono-ethylene […]

Segezha Group launches pellet production facility in Sokol

Segezha Group, a leading Russian vertically integrated holding company in the forest industry performing a full cycle of operations from logging to advanced wood processing (MOEX: SGZH) and part of Sistema PJSFC, is continuing the construction of a pellet production facility to turn by-products and wood waste into biofuel pellets at its Sokol Woodworking Plant. […]

Russian company to use straw for papermaking

The first enterprise for the production of paper from straw will soon be built in Russia, according to recent statements, made by some local analysts in the field of paper business and Russian media reports. The project will be implemented by the local Saratov Poultry Plant Kurnikov Ltd., while the volume of investments in the […]

Cascades announces the closure of the Ransom and Pittston plants

Ransom and Pittston

Cascades Inc., a leader in eco–friendly recycling, packaging, and hygiene solutions, announces that it will progressively and permanently close tissue production and converting operations at its Ransom and Pittston plants, located in Pennsylvania, between December 7 and January 31st of 2021.   The two paper machines at the Ransom plant have a total annual production […]

Homag Group acquires System TM A/S

The Homag Group

The HOMAG Group intensifies its activities in the new market segment Construction Elements Solutions by acquiring 80% of the shares of the Danish engineering and manufacturing company System TM A/S. System TM is a leading supplier of optimization and systems solutions for the timber processing industry. In 2019, the company generated an annual turnover of […]

DS Smith launches Now and Next sustainability strategy

DS Smith, a provider of sustainable packaging with U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, has announced it is launching a new sustainability vision and strategy called, “Now and Next,” which maps out sustainability commitments and goals for the next decade. Through a two-phased approach, the Now and Next strategy will continue to focus on the transition to […]