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Paper-based packaging preferred by consumers

Paper-based packaging best for groceries and fresh produce, say consumers in international survey.

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The company will invest EUR 60 million in mills at Iggesund, Sweden and Workington, England.

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Smithers Pira prepared the report on the future of the recycled paper packaging market.


Key drivers and trends in corrugated packaging

Demand for corrugated packaging material is expected to increase by an average of more than 4% annually over the next five years.

New emulsions from BASF

BASF has launched two new Joncryl products for water-based inks and overprint varnishes (OPV) used in the paper and corrugated board industry.

Carton board as the base for transport packaging

Finnish Eltete Group manufactures the pallets and transport boxes based on paper board.

International Paper to Build New Box Plant in Spain

International Paper has announced its plans to construct a new corrugated packaging plant in Villalbilla to build out its position in Spain, the fourth largest corrugated packaging market in Europe.

Ahlstrom introduces the first metalized poster paper for outdoor billboards at Fespa Digital 2012

Ahlstrom, a global high performance materials company, announced today it will launch a new metalized poster paper for outdoor billboards at Fespa Digital 2012, the largest European event for digital wide format print industry, held in Barcelona on February 21-24.

InnoMould: New innovation in paper from Stora Enso

Stora Enso initiated a change process called Rethink that calls for a paradigm shift: To rethink the old and expand to the new to offer customers innovative solutions based on renewable materials.

European Mills upgraded by Sonoco-Alcore

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l., a leading global supplier of packaging products and services is continuing to invest in Europe. A multi-million dollar cash injection has been applied to its three uncoated recycled paperboard mills located in Europe. Purpose of the investment: upgrading energy efficiency, enviromental performance and product range.

Clariant launches two new products to supplement its deposit control range

Clariant offers papermakers new deposit control solutions with the addition of Cartaspers SCH and Cartabond DST.01 to its range.

Corrugated board vs. plastics

International studies confirm the ecological and economic benefits of corrugated board over plastics.

Sonoco manufacturing biodegradable readygrow planters

Sonoco is now producing biodegradable ReadyGrow planters for Metrolina Greenhouses' spring herbs. The one-quart planters were released in early March.

The carbon footprint of carrier bags made of paper and plastics

The Austrian consulting firm denkstatt has now published the results of a current study regarding the climatic effects of carrier bags made of plastic and paper.

Transfer paper solution for digital decorating system

Mondi Coatings and Xeikon develop innovative transfer paper solution for patented digital decorating system.