Södra is now launching its complete offering for the assembly of cross-laminated timber (CLT) framing in Denmark. This is due to the high interest in Södra’s products, and it represents the first step towards an establishment of the building systems…
An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable corrugated…
Södra’s investment in circularity continues. Through a new partnership with Swedish company Trioworld, Södra’s timber packaging will now contain 30 percent recycled plastic, which will reduce annual emissions from the packaging by around 23 percent. “With the new packaging, we…
Brammer Buck & Hickman, a Rubix company and the UK’s leading supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, has announced the opening of a new East Midlands Hub, formed from the merger of its Nottingham and…
Vianode, established as a fully owned subsidiary of Elkem ASA dedicated to strategic growth opportunities for advanced battery materials, has successfully operationalized its industrial pilot in Kristiansand, Norway. To enable faster market entry of Vianode’s products, the company has entered…
Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, has signed a five-year license agreement with Shaanxi Beiyuan Chemical Group Co., Ltd. (Beiyuan), a leading producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in China. Under the agreement, Nouryon will license its innovative Continuous Initiator Dosing…
The Lenzing Group, the globally leading supplier of sustainably produced specialty fibers, welcomes the issuance of the guidelines for the implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive (EU) 2019/904, which took effect on June 05, 2019. In these guidelines, the EU…
 Metsä Group has started a planning process with the City of Äänekoski with the aim of expanding the production of mechanical wood products at the Äänekoski mill site in the future. A detailed plan is being applied for as an…
Lenzing Group, a leading provider of sustainably produced specialty fibers for the global textile and nonwoven industries, is continuing to make great strides toward achieving carbon neutrality across the Group. The successful completion and commissioning of an air purification and…
Valmet will supply a new Valmet Defibrator EVO system to the Brazilian company Guararapes. The system will be used for the company´s medium density fiberboard (MDF) production as part of its major expansion at Caçador plant in Santa Catarina state.…
Stora Enso is today launching its latest lignin-based innovation, NeoLigno® by Stora Enso. NeoLigno is a fully bio-based binder system without formaldehyde and isocyanates, thus, providing healthier indoor and working environments.  Hazardous chemicals aren't always visible to the naked eye,…
Wednesday, 14 April 2021 22:27

Is Now The Time For A War On Plastic?

The international consumer advocacy group Consumer Choice Center released a policy paper detailing the war on plastic, federal and state efforts at mitigating plastic waste, and potential legislative steps to better protect our environment. In Deconstructing The War On Plastic the authors evaluate…
Södra’s new cross-laminated timber, CLT, is a fast mover in the market. For this reason, Södra is investing in a new facility that will increase the production capacity of timber frames ten-fold. The facility is expected to be commissioned in…
Metso Outotec is adding two new products to its NordtrackTM mobile crushing and screening range. The Nordtrack S2.5 mobile screen is a small size, versatile scalping screen designed for small job sites and a variety of applications. With a compact…
In the rapidly changing medical market, Empire delivers the quality, prototyping, sampling, and rapid response time that is essential to product success Empire Screen Printing, a leading manufacturer of screen printed products, announces that its wide range of printing technology…
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