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India’s New Paper Based COVID-19 Test Could Be a Game Changer

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FELUDA, the world’s first paper-based test strip for COVID-19, has been approved for commercial launch by the Drugs Controller General of India, India’s drug authority. October 9, 2020 A team of scientists in India has developed an inexpensive paper-based test for COVID-19 that could give fast results similar to a......
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Jani Sales Commences Production of 100 TPD Kraft Paper at PM1 in Gujarat

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With its new plant operational, Jani Sales is likely to be one amongst the leading manufacturers of MG papers in Western India. October 9, 2020 Jani Sales has started the manufacturing of 18BF to 25BF MG Kraft Papers in the range of 30 to 70 GSM at its Paper Machine......
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BTG Enhances its Consistency Measurement Portfolio

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BTG is adding a microwave transmitter to its leading consistency measurement portfolio, a technology previously supplied by Voith Paper. October 7, 2020 BTG continues to lead the global consistency market and this latest addition “further strengthens our ability to provide the best technologies to support our customers’ needs” says Dan......
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Toscotec Starts up Two AHEAD 2.0L Tissue Lines at Sofidel America

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In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic and the challenges it posed, Toscotec and Sofidel went the extra mile and managed to successfully complete the project in record time. October 7, 2020 Two Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.0L tissue machines came online at Sofidel America’s mill in Inola, Oklahoma. Shortly after start-up, the......
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Mondi Launches Water-Resistant Paper Bags for Cement Industry

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Applying Mondi’s customer-centric EcoSolutions approach, Mondi focused on Adelaide Brighton Cement and Pope Packaging’s goal to provide a more functional and sustainable packaging solution. October 2, 2020 Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has partnered with Adelaide Brighton Cement and Pope Packaging on the development of a new......
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PepsiCo Joins Recyclable Paper Bottle Consortium

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PepsiCo has announced its plan to further develop and scale the world’s first recyclable paper bottle. September 29, 2020 PepsiCo has joined the consortium of global consumer goods companies, including Unilever, to further develop and scale the world’s first recyclable paper bottle, initially developed by Diageo and Pilot Lite. It......
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PKV to Invest EUR 280 Million in Cartonboard Production

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In a very wide range of cartonboard products, the high grammages have always been a specialty of Varel. September 25, 2020 Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) is continuing to consistently implement its strategic program, which comprises a total of EUR 280 million, with future-oriented investments in its cartonboard production. These......
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Two 8-meter A.Celli Paper Rewinders Successfully Commissioned at Shanying Group

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Papermaking is one of the main business of Shanying Huazhong Paper Industry Co., Ltd and enjoys certain popularity and influence in the industry. September 25, 2020 The company introduced their papermaking production equipment for the domestic and international market in order to build an industrial packaging paper production base with......
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Lego to Replace Plastic Bags With Paper in its Boxed Sets

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Lego, as well as other big brands, have been looking for ways to cut plastic use in order to please customers increasingly worried about how their purchases impact the environment. September 15, 2020 Lego has announced that it will stop using plastic bags inside its boxed sets and replace them......
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Georgia-Pacific Recycled Paper Mills Open Opportunities for Paper Cup Recycling

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Georgia-Pacific has announced that it is now accepting mixed paper bales that contain single-use polyethylene (PE)-coated paper cups at its recycled paper mills in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Muskogee, Oklahoma. September 14, 2020 The development follows two years of partnership with the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) and collaboration with the......
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