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Sappi Europe to increase prices for all Sublimation & Inkjet grades by 8-15%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Transjet, Basejet and Inkjet grades by 8-15 % valid for deliveries from 1 July 2021. The unprecedented and ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination with extremely high freight rates makes price adjustments unavoidable.

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Mondi announces uncoated fine paper price increase

Mondi, global company in packaging and paper, will implement price increases of between 8% and 15% across the majority of its uncoated fine paper grades produced in Austria and Slovakia as of 5 July 2021.

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Smart and sustainable packaging for monthly subscription box

Luxury packaging specialist Pollard Boxes has created a stylish, sustainable and smart presentation box for the Limited Edition lookfantastic® beauty subscription box in collaboration with the environmentally conscious REN Clean Skincare. Already proud to be cruelty free, REN’s current aim is to be waste free by the end of 2021; so lookfantastic® wanted a pack that was either recycled, recyclable or reusable to fit with the REN brand ethos.

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Sappi Europe announces price rise for all Coated & Uncoated paper grades in Europe by 7-10%

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for all its woodfree coated and woodfree uncoated paper grades by 7 – 10 % effective 1. June 2021 for all markets in Europe. This is in addition to the previously announced and implemented increases.

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Drewsen to increase speciality paper prices significantly

Due to sustained increases in the cost of energy, transport and raw materials, notably pulp, Drewsen Spezialpapiere will be increasing paper prices significantly for their uncoated woodfree paper grades, effective for deliveries made from July 1st 2021.

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Tasteful, playful packaging concept won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Sweden

The winners of BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Sweden – Packaging Impact Design Award – have been selected. The finest prize of the the competition, PIDA Gold Award, went to design students Jenny Noshi, Anna Carlén, Moa Tillbom and Martin Lilius from Nackademin. Their winning packaging project “Lost in Senses” is designed for a tea set and a whole tea experience.

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First iced tea brand filled in SIGNATURE

From March 2021, Coca-Cola’s Fuze Tea's carton packs in the Netherlands are being produced more sustainably by using 100% responsibly sourced materials, that are 95% linked to plant-based raw materials which results in CO2 saving. Fuze Tea is the “first brand in the iced tea category to switch to more sustainable carton packs” by using SIG’s carton packs with the innovative SIGNATURE packaging material.

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N3 Display Graphics stays one step ahead with Drytac Polar Street FX

Large-format graphics production and installation company N3 Display Graphics recently used Drytac Polar Street FX aluminium print media to produce a range of eye-catching outdoor floor graphics to promote social distancing across the city of Bristol.

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Forestry and forest products sector releases global Sustainability Progress Report

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report which demonstrates progress in seven key areas of sustainability: sustainable forest management, renewable energy, greenhouse gas and suplhur dioxide emissions, water use, health and safety, and recycling. The 2021 report also highlights the forest products sector’s global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Heat sealable paper by Drewsen

After having placed the new qualities Probarrier PFAS-free greaseproof papers and Prostraw for the manufacture of paper drinking straws in the market, Drewsen is pleased to introduce to the market another sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to plastic: Proseal.

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Drewsen: Silver medal for EcoVadis rating

Social responsibility and sustainability, i.e. the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), have always held high priority at Drewsen. In order to make its efforts and improvements in this area more visible to customers, Drewsen has once again been assessed by EcoVadis.

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SIG: Paper U-straw for aseptic cartons

SIG’s pioneering Paper U-straw made its commercial debut this month. CAPSA Food is the first to take advantage of this innovation for its ‘Central Lechera Asturiana’ whole milk, a Spanish dairy brand.

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