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Andritz to supply complete stock preparation line for wastepaper and special grades to Steinbeis Papier

International technology group Andritz has received an order from Steinbeis Papier GmbH to supply a complete stock preparation line for conventional wastepaper and special grades, featuring a capacity from 78 to 200 t/d, for its mill in Glückstadt, Germany. Start-up is planned for the end of the first quarter of 2023.

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Drewsen Spezialpapiere invests in three wind turbines close to the plant

As the first step in a long-term plan to use locally generated renewable energy, Drewsen is investing in three wind turbines. These are located approximately two kilometres from the mill and become property of Drewsen today, 1st July.

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Ecovadis Platinum: Fedrigoni among sustainability champions

Fedrigoni among sustainability champions: The Group was awarded the Platinum Medal by the international ESG rating agency Ecovadis, which annually examines 75,000 companies of all sizes and from 200 manufacturing sectors around the world, evaluating their operations and management systems from the standpoint of environmental care and social responsibility. This result places the Group in the top 1% of companies in the same industry worldwide for ESG performance.

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Lessebo Paper portfolio now available in the US via Legion Paper

Lessebo Paper announces its partnership with Legion paper to represent its portfolio of environmentally friendly, high quality paper qualities in the United States. Lessebo Paper has been producing paper since 1693, making it one of the oldest paper manufacturers in Sweden. The company focuses on sustainable and innovative uncoated graphic paper in the premium segment, consisting of Lessebo Colours, Lessebo Design and Lessebo Digital.

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Stora Enso launches premium white top kraftliner for demanding packaging end-uses

Stora Enso’s new 100% virgin fiber-based kraftliner, AvantForte WhiteTop, is now commercially available. The white top kraftliner targets demanding premium segments, such as fresh food, e-commerce, and shelf-ready packaging.

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Drewsen Spezialpapiere to increase prices significantly, effective July 1st

Sustained increasing costs for pulp, auxiliary materials and energy are forcing Drewsen Spezialpapiere to raise its prices significantly for deliveries starting from 01 July 2022. Customers will be contacted directly by the Drewsen sales team.

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Mineral oil hydrocarbons in foodstuffs - contaminant legislation as useful regulatory approach to prevent contaminations

The Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SC PAFF) of the European Commission has published maximum concentration levels for aromatic hydrocarbons (MOAH) in food for an EU-wide harmonized assessment of these food contaminants at the end of April 2022. This means that the regulation of MOAH as contaminants is de facto set. The regulation of MOAH from fcm paper containing recovered paper within a national mineral oil regulation, which is questionable in parts anyway, is now outdated and became redundant.

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Stora Enso launches biodiversity programme for own forests in Sweden

Stora Enso has launched a comprehensive biodiversity programme and related targets for its land holdings in Sweden. The programme, which covers the Company’s forest land in Sweden, has five focus areas, each with specific actions and measurable targets for 2030.

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Sappi successfully advances plans for decarbonisation

Responding to climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times. As a global company, Sappi is committed to being part of the solution and is focused on decarbonising its operations. As part of its long-term global commitment to climate protection and sustainable production, Sappi will be abandoning the use of coal at its German site in Stockstadt as a next step. To this end, the current coal-fired Boiler 9 will be decommissioned, and the mill will be operated using only renewable biomass and natural gas.

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Lecta expands its line of Adestor film products and services

Lecta is expanding its range of Adestor self-adhesive materials and services with the launch of the new line of Adestor Standard Films adhesive film products. This new line of standard products includes both polypropylenes, which offer rigidity and high transparency, as well as polyethylenes, which fit perfectly on flexible or compressible packaging, with various finishes and thicknesses that cover a broad range of applications.

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Drewsen Spezialpapiere invests in the expansion of its wastewater treatment plant

In preparation of future growth development, Drewsen Spezialpapiere is investing more than 1.5 million euros to develop its existing waste water treatment plant. At the core of this expansion project, is the addition of a new biological stage for the degradation of substances dissolved in the waste water. This is predominantly potato or corn starch explain Carsten Gatz and Gerhard Meyer, who spearhead the project.

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Print Against War: Delivering support to Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered a catastrophic humanitarian crisis with lives being lost and thrown into turmoil, properties and infrastructures destroyed, and millions of livelihoods being threatened every day. It is our duty as humans to provide support and assistance as best we can to the citizens of Ukraine in their deepest time of need.

This new initiative, Print Against War, is calling upon printers and converters, publishers, influencers, and suppliers to the printing and packaging industry to join forces to support their colleagues during this incredibly difficult time. Beyond the war in Ukraine, the organization’s goals extend to an ongoing ability to help restore the socioeconomic fabric of printing in any region affected by war.

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