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Metsä Group’s Kuura textile fibre gained important recognition in sustainability matters

Kuura textile fibre, which is made out of softwood pulp from the Äänekoski bioproduct mill, received a ‘Green Shirt’ rating based on the evaluation arranged by not-for-profit environmental organization Canopy. Their annual Hot Button Ranking is a well-established tool used in the global textile and fashion industries to assess the sustainability of wood-based textile fibers. […]

Elopak Selects Little Rock, Arkansas for Its New Liquid Carton Production Plant

Elopak has announced plans to build its first U.S. production plant with the latest state-of-the-art technology for the production of Pure-Pak® cartons for liquid dairy, juices, plant-based products and liquid eggs. The new production facility will be located in Little Rock, Arkansas and is expected to start production in the first half of 2025. It […]

Moelven challenges innovators to find sustainable packaging

Moelven Wood and Paper Province are working together to find a sustainable packaging solution to replace the fossil-based plastics that currently surround Moelven’s interior panels. To do so, they invite to an international innovation competition. To contribute to the annual reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by five percent, Moelven seeks a sustainable solution through an […]

Sofidel America unveils Nicky Elite brand with new mascot

Sofidel, a prominent global supplier of hygienic and household paper, has unveiled its renowned European brand, Nicky, to U.S. consumers. Marking a significant milestone, Nicky Elite becomes the inaugural household paper product line manufactured in the United States with a focus on sustainable paper packaging.   Fabio Vitali, VP of Marketing at Sofidel America, elaborated, […]

Rottneros secures long-term renewable energy

Rottneros has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) including Guarantees of Origin (GoOs) with the third largest German energy group Energie Baden-Württemberg (EnBW). The utility will supply Rottneros with just over 30 GWh/annum of clean energy delivered from the 116 MW Målarberget wind farm in Sweden over an 8.5-year period starting in 2025. […]

Performance Biofilaments Starts Commercial Production of Nanofibrillated Cellulose

Performance BioFilaments announced the start-up of the world’s largest nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC) commercial production plant at Resolute Forest Products’ Kenogami paper mill in Quebec, Canada. Nanofibrillated cellulose is a natural, renewable and sustainable biomaterial derived from well-managed, certified forests. It provides a low carbon additive to enhance performance-driven advanced materials and specialty chemicals. According to […]

Sylvamo Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Sylvamo has announced senior leadership changes effective July 1. Greg Gibson, senior vice president and general manager, North America, will be elected senior vice president, Commercial Excellence, until his retirement March 31, 2024. Gibson joined the industry in 1982 and has served in various sales, marketing, general management and senior leadership roles in North America […]

Huhtamaki invests Euro 20 million to expand packaging capacity in Spain

Huhtamaki inaugurates its extension of 12 500 m2 to its existing paper-based packaging manufacturing site in Nules, Spain.  This latest investment reflects the growing demand from for renewable and recyclable paper-based packaging to substitute rigid plastics. “This investment, which will create around 130 new jobs when fully operational, has been aided by the Community of Valencia, which […]

Smurfit Kappa helps rare football boots seller achieve sustainability goal

Smurfit Kappa has developed a new sustainable eCommerce packaging solution for RareBoots4u, a supplier of classic football boots to many well-known names in world football, including Karim Benzema, Bruno Fernandes and Mason Mount. RareBoots4u was the brainchild of two 16-year-old boys, Jake Self and Cam Sangster, who turned their passion for football boots into a […]

Huhtamaki steps up production of advanced smooth molded fiber packaging

Huhtamaki steps up production of advanced smooth molded fiber packaging in Europe to provide plastic free packaging solutions Huhtamaki, a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions, has strengthened its manufacturing capabilities in smooth molder fiber, a transformative and technologically advanced material which can be used to produce high-precision food packaging and replace rigid plastics. […]