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SPG completes acquisition of complete packaging

Specialized Packaging Group (SPG), a leading, vertically integrated provider of protective packaging products, today announced the acquisition of Monroe, Michigan-based Complete Packaging (Complete), a portfolio company of the Spell Family Office. Complete provides custom-designed packaging solutions for a diverse array of end markets, including automotive, heavy truck, energy, aerospace, defense, heavy equipment, and general industrial. […]

Asia Symbol Paper successfully starts up Andritz tissue production line

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper, China has successfully started up its tissue production line delivered by ANDRITZ for its mill in Xinhui district, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province, China. The complete line order includes the stock preparation system with low-consistency refiners, a PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machine and the automation system. The tissue machine has a speed […]

Andritz to supply VIB moisturizing technology for Xianhe Group in China

International technology group Andritz has received an order from Xianhe Co., Ltd., in Hubei Province, China, for the supply of VIB moisturizing technology for two new paper machines. The plants will supply 300 t/day décor paper with a machine speed of 1,000 m/min and a paper width of 3,860 mm. The equipment installation is expected to be […]

Brigl & Bergmeister announces price hike

Brigl & Bergmeister (B&B) has announced a price increase of at least €200/t for its entire product range comprising label, packaging and specialty papers, according to Euwid. The increase will be valid for all deliveries from 1 July 2022. The step was unavoidable due to continuously rising prices for pulp, chemicals, energy and natural gas, […]

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Uncoated Recycled Paperboard

Sonoco announced it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the United States and Canada, effective with shipments beginning May 30, 2022. Sonoco said the price change reflects continued tight market conditions and inflationary pressures on manufacturing costs, including energy, freight, chemicals, packaging materials and […]

Solidus Solutions to hike board price increases from 1 June

Dutch Solidus Solutions has announced price increases for the board and board packaging from 1 June 2021. According to Euwid, a price increase for all solid board and coreboard grades by €30/t and consequently all converted solid board packaging products by 3.5 percent, will both be effective for deliveries as of 1 June 2021. “The […]

Onsite waste-to-energy plant has been put into operation at Blue Paper mill

Blue Paper mill

VPK continuously strives for innovations that deliver on sustainability promise and increase efficiency. This month, the new power plant at the Blue Paper site in Strasbourg has been put into operation. The ambitious project, for which 25 million euros were invested, enables the site to convert its own residual materials into thermal energy and will […]

A new cash flow to local farmers

Iggesund Paperboard

The initiative has created a totally new source of income for close to 200 farms in Cumbria and Scotland. It was recently given the Rushlight Bioenergy Award. The Rushlight Awards is a set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other […]

AF&PA thanks Congress for advancing regulatory policy on carbon neutrality of forest-based biomass


American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harmanthanked Congress for reaffirming that federal regulatory policy should reflect the carbon neutrality of forest-based renewable biomass. Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations legislation, which passed the House and Senate, contains legislative language to that effect. “We thank our bipartisan Congressional champions for advancing a measure that recognizes […]

ENCE extends its green financing for new biomass plant


ENCE extends the green financing of its Renewable Energy subsidiary to 69 million euros for the new 46 MW low emission biomass generation plant that the Company is building in Puertollano (Ciudad Real) and whose conclusion is scheduled for the end of 2019. This financing has a maturity of 7 years and includes an institutional […]