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Mounting on Mega Investments, Paper Packaging to Continue on High Growth Trajectory

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The mega projects announced recently by JK Paper, Emami, and Naini will add at least 500,000 tonnes of packaging board capacity in premium category, thus matching the pace of forecasted double-digit growth in packaging paper and board, where the demand is slated to reach at 9.7 million tonnes by FY19...
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Going Green On The Go

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Answering to the packaging needs of a growing market for takeaway food, Metsä Board’s new eco-barrier paperboard offers a sustainable and cost-efficient option. At the offices of OffsetKolmio Oy, a printing house situated in Hämeenlinna, Finland, the company’s Managing Director Kimmo Jokinen has laid out a selection of test packages...
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Sustainable Superfood in Sustainable and Safe Packaging

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Insects are considered a common element of human nutrition in many regions around the world. In Europe, too, snacks and dishes made of arthropods are becoming popular. No wonder given the fact that they are rich in nutrients, beneficial to the environment and efficient to breed. Zirpinsects, the manufacturer of...
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Packaging as Pure as Its Content

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Packaging with organic appearance is seen as the new premium – to such wide extent that some brands are copying the organic look also for products that are not organic Don’t judge the book by its cover, they say – but is that really marketable when it comes to packaging?...
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How Switching From Plastic to Paper Opened New Opportunities for Bimbo

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Smurfit Kappa and Bimbo held an Innovation Day to fully understand Bimbo’s goals and through a collaborative process, developed a corrugated solution. Bimbo, the world’s largest baker faced three challenges in their efforts to streamline their supply chain. 1. Improve the plastic tray return cycle to reduce production line stoppage...
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With New & Enhanced Capacities, ITC PSPD set to grow and address existing and evolving needs

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TC-PSPD recently commissioned a new virgin fiber based paperboard facility at Bhadrachalam (Telangana) and a décor paper machine at the specialty papers unit at Tribeni (West Bengal), both adding significant capacities in their respective segments. These capacity additions are poised to further strengthen ITC’s share in the market and enable...
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New Industry Challenges Demand Indian Paper Companies Undergo Transformation

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The Indian paper industry has enjoyed rising revenues and profits in recent years. However, these gains have not been evenly shared among the top players. A new study by Kanvic Consulting finds Indian paper companies must act now to transform themselves to overcome the growing challenges of increasing imports, rising...
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Mondi to Discontinue Production of Industrial Bags in Zeltweg

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According to Mondi, this possible restructuring affects only industrial bags production and has no impact on the other two business segments at the site. October 18, 2018 Around 100 jobs might be cut at Mondi’s Austrian site in Zeltweg. The company is examining the possibility to close industrial bags production...

Paper Arabia 2014, to be held from September 21 to 23, adds corrugated and carton industries to its portfolio

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UAE trade in corrugated packed products crosses 3 million tons (valued $4.6 billion in 2013) According to the ‘Future of Corrugated Board Packaging up to 2019’ report published recently, the global corrugated packaging industry generated nearly 90 million tons of finished products, worth over $140 billion in 2013. Demand for...

The W-O-W- factor

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The success of a recycling initiative known as the WOW programme was the driving force for ITC of India to install a FibreFlow drum pulper. The drum, which processes a wide variety of wastepaper types, has been called “a game changer” by mill management. This is a story of success...
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