NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2014 (The Guardian) -As the holiday season approaches, more and more purchases are happening online. Online purchases are projected to grow 20.1% to hit $1.5tn this year, according to eMarketer. As a result, mail packing is a burgeoning sustainability concern.
ROERMOND, The Netherlands , Nov. 18, 2014 (New York Times) -Three times a week, tanker trucks make an hourlong journey from a baby-food factory in Nunspeet, in the central Netherlands, to a paper mill in the southeastern city of Roermond.
SAO PAULO, Nov. 18, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -MWV Rigesa, the Brazilian subsidiary of MeadWestvaco (MWV), has announced the acquisition of a new corrugator from BHS to be installed at its Pacajus plant, in Ceará state, northeast Brazil. Rigesa's plan is to increase corrugated board output and sales in the region by 15-20% in the next five years.
SAO PAULO, Nov. 18, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -Prices for both domestic and imported containerboard remained stable in Mexico in October over September and are unchanged again in November, sources toldPPI Latin America. Domestic recycled linerboard is being traded for Peso 7,800-8,200/tonne ($575-605/tonne), which is the same level as a year ago.
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 18, 2014 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association released its October 2014 U.S. Paperboard Report.
BRUSSELS, Nov. 18, 2014 (RISI) -Tetra Pak will cease production of packaging material at its factory in Lund by the end of February 2015. The move follows the firm's announcement in August that it would close the facility. The consultation process with unions and employees was completed and some 250 jobs will be cut, a spokesperson from the firm said.
STOCKHOLM, Nov. 10, 2014 (Press Release) -The new EU project Banus will involve developing functional barriers for a variety of packaging examples that guarantees food safety, even when using recycled plastic and paper from recycling processes that are not currently approved for food packaging.