Paper is an extraordinary material. The climate-friendly, renewable material is strong, flexible and extremely versatile. With these properties, paper offers endless potential and plays an important often unrecognized role in everyday life. Felix Schoeller combines the experience of more than 100 years of paper manufacturing with the know-how to develop solutions for life from this material together with customers and partners. Paper Made For Life - that's what the Felix Schoeller brand stands for. This is the result of an extensive process in which the company, led and accompanied by CEO Hans-Christoph Gallenkamp, explored what contribution Felix Schoeller wants to make to society today and in the future.
For decades now, Printer Trento in the northern Italian city of the same name has been one of the largest and most cutting-edge book producers in Central Europe. Its five Rapida large-format presses from Koenig & Bauer produce 15 million books every year. Over 150 employees handle work for renowned publishers from home and abroad in the company’s two print centres, bookbinding shop and logistics centre.
Mondi is expanding its range of medium, high and very high barrier paper-based packaging to support customers on their journey to use more sustainable packaging solutions. Thanks to Mondi’s extensive research and development activities, expertise in both paper and plastic as well as investments in new technology and increased capacity, the company has further evolved its portfolio and now offers a full range of FunctionalBarrier Papers to customers. By applying different barrier technologies, such as extrusion coatings, aqueous coatings and other very high barriers, this range of paper-based packaging solutions is fit for purpose and can be used for a variety of applications.
Metallic finishes play a vital role in marketing and brand communication, especially in the packaging of premium products. Meanwhile, issues of recyclability, the circular economy and climate protection are high on the agenda. Can print-based metallic decorations play a part in providing premium looks and plastic-free embellishment?
Holmen Iggesund and Yangi®, pioneers of dry forming technology, have entered into a long-term agreement to explore opportunities with a new type of sustainable packaging material. Under the agreement, the two companies will engage in close collaboration alongside brands, to further explore the opportunities of biobased and renewable packaging for the cosmetic and beauty industry.
After Drewsen Spezialpapiere succeeded in taking the first step towards regenerative energy supply with the purchase of three wind turbines in July of this year, the investment in a 1.4 megawatt peak photovoltaic plant is now the next step. In mid-December 2022, Drewsen commissioned its first free-standing plant on a former brownfield site in the immediate vicinity of the factory. Within 2 months, 3,590 solar modules were installed over an area of 16,000 m2. With an expected electricity production of almost 1,300,000 kWh per year, they cover about one eighth of the external electricity demand in a renewable and climate-friendly way. The investment sum for this plant amounts to €1 million.
In its new 2023 calendar, Lecta highlights the apparent simplicity and formal perfection of the circle, a shape which surrounds us and is found everywhere: from a tiny atomic particle to our planet itself. A circle is the wheel that transformed daily life for our species, the spherical face of the watch that keeps time, the balloon that floats up into the sky and the point that dots the “i”.
Mondi has started production at its €16 million greenfield plant in Morocco, which can produce 100 million paper bags each year. This brings Mondi’s total capacity in West Africa to over 500 million bags annually, helping to meet the growing customer demand for paper bags in the region. This plant is Mondi’s fourth site in West Africa (in addition to two plants in Morocco and one in Ivory Coast).
Meeting Hasselblad’s stringent optical standards and ultra-high requirements for quality, the new filters are a perfect match for Hasselblad lenses, elevating any creative tool kit. Traditional craftsmanship meets modern technology with a splash of colour with the new Hasselblad Vandra Camera Strap.
Mondi launches Color Copy original customized for the North American market. The digital color printing paper was specifically adapted for Canadian merchant Multiplex Solutions. “We are really excited to bring the Color Copy brand to North America!” says Jeffrey Lovely, President at Multiplex Solutions.