Tag Archives: recycle

AFT supplying POM system to Sappi board mill in South Africa

Sappi has selected AFT to add new POM® Technology to their approach flow system at Ngodwana’s linerboard machine. The system will work with a kraft/recycle furnish mix on the mill’s nearly 700 tpd containerboard system. The supply includes a headbox screen for the current approach system, POMp degassing and a POM cascade cleaning system in […]

Fiskeby announces price increase for recycled cartonboard

 Fiskeby has announced a price increase for its Multiboard product range. More and more suppliers of recycled cartonboard are informing their customers of plans to increase prices. They are citing good demand and high costs particularly for recycled fiber as reasons. After Mayr-Melnhof and Reno de Medici had come out with such demands, Fiskeby has […]

Reno de Medici to hike prices for recycled board

Reno de Medici has announced plans to increase prices for the recycled board in Europe. The increase will amount to €50/t in continental Europe and £50/t in the UK for all orders from 25 January. The company cites higher costs for energy and recovered fiber as reasons for the increase.   source:euwid

Smurfit Kappa launches new recycling company in Germany

Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has launched a new company called Recycling Dual GmbH to help German manufacturers and retail businesses reduce costs and improve their sustainability efforts, in line with the updated legislation. Recycling Dual offers an innovative and integrated holistic solution to track the entire life cycle of paper, cardboard, and carton packaging. The […]

Domtar signs agreement with Voith to supply equipment for Kingsport Mill conversion to containerboard

Domtar Corporation has signed an agreement with Voith to provide equipment and technical services to convert the paper machine at its Kingsport, Tennessee, mill to produce recycled containerboard including high-performance lightweight packaging grades, as well as industry-standard grades. In addition to being a full-line supplier to the paper industry, Voith is also recognized as a leader in […]

Greif Announces 8% Price Increase on all Paper Tubes and Cores and Protective Packaging Products

Greif, Inc. on Oct. announced a price increase of 8% on all paper tubes, cores, and protective packaging products in the United States and Canada, effective starting with shipments on November 30, 2020. Greif said that the price increase “is in response to the rising cost of transportation, insurance, and labor in addition to direct […]

Valmet to supply a paper machine grade conversion rebuild in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdağ Mill in Turkey. In the project, paper machine PM 3 which is currently producing recycled containerboard, will be rebuilt to produce high-quality coated containerboard grades. The start-up of the rebuilt […]

Mondi trials digital watermarking to separate waste for a circular economy

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has joined forces with AIM, the European Brands Association, and other partners across the value chain to prove the viability of digital watermarking for sorting waste at scale. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative has the ambitious goal of assessing whether this pioneering digital technology can enable better sorting […]

New Jersey lawmakers propose legislation to ban paper bags

New Jersey’s Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced a bill that would ban single-use carryout bags and containers, including plastic and paper bags, polystyrene products. New Jersey Senate-Assembly Bill 1978 is sponsored by New Jersey Reps. Nancy Pinkin, James Kennedy, and John McKeon. The lawmakers first introduced the legislation Jan. 14, and it is currently with the […]

Frugalpac opens new manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales


Frugalpac, a UK-based manufacturer of fully recyclable coffee cups made from recycled paper, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales, to produce Frugal Cups. The ‘Frugal Cup’ offers an environmentally-friendly solution for cafes and consumers seeking an alternative to non-recyclable disposable cups. Frugalpac’s new factory is part of an 18,000 square foot […]