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Sappi successfully advances plans for decarbonisation

Responding to climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times. As a global company, Sappi is committed to being part of the solution and is focused on decarbonising its operations. As part of its long-term global commitment to climate protection and sustainable production, Sappi will be abandoning the use of coal at its German site in Stockstadt as a next step. To this end, the current coal-fired Boiler 9 will be decommissioned, and the mill will be operated using only renewable biomass and natural gas.

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Lecta expands its line of Adestor film products and services

Lecta is expanding its range of Adestor self-adhesive materials and services with the launch of the new line of Adestor Standard Films adhesive film products. This new line of standard products includes both polypropylenes, which offer rigidity and high transparency, as well as polyethylenes, which fit perfectly on flexible or compressible packaging, with various finishes and thicknesses that cover a broad range of applications.

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Drewsen Spezialpapiere invests in the expansion of its wastewater treatment plant

In preparation of future growth development, Drewsen Spezialpapiere is investing more than 1.5 million euros to develop its existing waste water treatment plant. At the core of this expansion project, is the addition of a new biological stage for the degradation of substances dissolved in the waste water. This is predominantly potato or corn starch explain Carsten Gatz and Gerhard Meyer, who spearhead the project.

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Print Against War: Delivering support to Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered a catastrophic humanitarian crisis with lives being lost and thrown into turmoil, properties and infrastructures destroyed, and millions of livelihoods being threatened every day. It is our duty as humans to provide support and assistance as best we can to the citizens of Ukraine in their deepest time of need.

This new initiative, Print Against War, is calling upon printers and converters, publishers, influencers, and suppliers to the printing and packaging industry to join forces to support their colleagues during this incredibly difficult time. Beyond the war in Ukraine, the organization’s goals extend to an ongoing ability to help restore the socioeconomic fabric of printing in any region affected by war.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö expands its global range of sustainable release papers

Ahlstrom-Munksjö reinforces its commitment to the PSA (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive) industry worldwide by launching its biggest-ever global range of sustainable release papers for silicone coating. The expanded and harmonized range contains three main product families, and offers release papers based on sustainable, renewable fibers, spreading from 41 g/m2 up to 215 g/m2. Products feature various technologies and finishes to match any release liner application, even the most demanding and specified one.

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Sappi Europe announces further price increases for its Speciality Paper Portfolio

Sappi Europe informs customers about ongoing challenges to cope with further increases of pulp, energy, chemicals and transportation costs. Sappi Europe will therefore implement further price increases of between 6 and 12% across its entire Speciality Paper Portfolio. The increase will applied latest as of 1 June 2022, taking existing agreements into account. This will be in addition to the previously announced increases.

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Sun Chemical to showcase extensive product portfolio at FESPA

Sun Chemical will present its solutions for a variety of applications on stand A40 (Hall 6.2) at FESPA 2022 (31st May – 3rd June 2022, Messe Berlin, Germany) under the theme of ‘Solutions in Motion’, where solutions showcased focus on helping customers to innovate their businesses. Products on display include Sun Chemical’s wide format and super wide format inkjet inks, textile inkjet inks, screen and industrial inks, as well as solutions from SunJet – Sun Chemical’s digital inkjet brand.

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Fedrigoni supports Medecins sans Frontieres for Ukraine

The dramatic humanitarian emergency caused by the war in Ukraine has mobilised so many solidarity projects. Fedrigoni Group has entered the field to provide support to the Ukrainian citizens, both those still in their country under bombardment and those who have managed to escape and are now scattered over the bordering countries or Italy.

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Dye Sublimation Papers that bring colour to life

At the upcoming FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 (31 May to 3 June) in Berlin, specialty papers manufacturer Sappi will be showcasing its extensive portfolio of coated and uncoated dye sublimation papers, containerboard and silicone base papers. At Europe’s most significant trade fair for screen and digital printing, large-format printing and textile printing, visitors to stand 4.2-D20 will have an opportunity to see for themselves the many qualities and diverse applications of Sappi’s papers.

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Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Coated Mechanical Reel products by 8% from 15 May

Due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation Sappi Europe will be forced to increase its prices to its European customers by 8% from 15 May. This is in addition to previously communicated increases.

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A new approach to packaging

With new translucent paper Crystalcon, Sappi is adding another innovative product to its range of sustainable packaging papers. Used in combination with Sappi’s heat-sealable Seal Silk, the new paper delivers a recyclable, easy-to-implement packaging solution for a variety of food and non-food applications – all from a single source.

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Stora Enso plans to divest four paper sites

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of four paper production sites. In line with Stora Enso’s strategy, paper is not a strategic growth area for the Group. The divestment intent is aligned with the Group’s strategy to focus on long-term growth potential for its renewable products in packaging, building solutions and biomaterials innovations.

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