Tag Archives: plastic packaging

EIB signs SEK 1.3 billion loan agreement with Billerud for bioproduct mill upgrade

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 1.3 billion (approximately €110 million) loan agreement with Swedish company Billerud, a world-leading paper and packaging materials supplier. The loan supports investments in the modernization and upgrade of a bioproduct mill, including the replacement of a recovery boiler. The upgrades are well anchored in Billerud’s sustainability […]

Heidelberg supplies WestRock with two longest sheetfed offset presses ever produced

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has delivered the two longest sheetfed offset presses ever produced to leading global packaging manufacturer WestRock. The longest, delivered to WestRock’s Tczew, Poland facility, is a 42 metre, specially adapted custom configuration of a Speedmaster XL 106 with a total of 20 printing and coating units. This record-breaking press represents a key […]

Silbo upgrades all its pallet wrapping to paper with Mondi

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has collaborated with Silbo to upgrade its pallet wrapping from plastic stretch film to Mondi’s kraft paper Advantage StretchWrap. Silbo has installed the first EW Technology PaperWrap machine at its plant in Zory, Poland and provides more sustainable flexible packaging for its broad range of customers, […]

No more rolling in plastic

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has created Protector Bag ExpandForm, a paperbag solution with an expandable feature to safely rollpack mattresses. Protector Bag ExpandForm replaces the current plastic packaging with a flexible and recyclable alternative. The solution is also customisable and can expand to different sizes while holding the mattress securely. […]

New packaging papers from Mitsubishi HiTec Paper at Interpack 2023

At Interpack 2023, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper will be presenting its full range of barricote® barrier papers for flexible food and non-food packaging, as well as the new PACK 75, a heat-sealable paper for primary and secondary packaging. Barricote barrier papers are purely paper-based and fully recyclable in the wastepaper cycle. With combinable barriers against water […]

Sappi Announces $418 Million Paper Machine Rebuild at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine

Sappi North America announced the approval of a $418 million capital project to convert Paper Machine No. 2 (a coated freesheet machine) at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine, to increase its capacity and produce solid bleached sulfate board (SBS) products. The project will be funded from free cash flow. “This move complements our long-term […]

Mondi and Reckitt launch paper-based packaging for Finish dishwasher tabs with 75% less plastic

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has helped Reckitt on its sustainability journey by designing new paper-based packaging for the company’s market-leading Finish dishwasher tablets. Packaging for dishwasher tablets must be sealable, durable and water resistant, so using paper has traditionally been challenging. However, by working closely together along Mondi’s EcoSolutions approach, […]

Mondi’s FunctionalBarrier Paper wins Gold at DOW Packaging Innovation Awards

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, and French Les Crudettes – LSDH Group’s Vegetable Division were recognised as Gold winner at this year´s Packaging Innovation Awards by DOW for using recyclable FunctionalBarrier Paper manufactured by Mondi to protect ready-to-eat salads. This prestigious prize follows five other wins scooped last year for the innovative […]

Predictions for the Global Pulp and Paper Industry in 2022

Similar to 2020, the Pulp and Paper industry underwent some significant changes in 2021—some expected, some unexpected. However, despite the uncertainty every year brings, our predictions from last year were pretty spot on. Some of those predictions included accelerated capital flow into packaging and allied segments, the rise of pulp prices off the bottom following a year of lows, and the opportunities environmental regulations have […]

Avery Dennison sets ambition to be net-zero on carbon emissions by 2050

Avery Dennison today announced its ambition to be net-zero on greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This commitment comes as the company raises the bar on its sustainability goals with new targets for 2030. As part of these new targets, the Label and Graphic Materials (LGM) business commits to 100% of its core film and paper […]