Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has increased prices by up to 14 percent for deliveries from January 1, 2022, for the entire range of specialty papers

The price increases are inevitable due to the inexorable rise in costs for energy, chemicals and logistics. Customers will be contacted directly by the Mitsubishi sales team. 

DS Smith has launched a new recycling pilot scheme in the UK to encourage school pupils to look after the planet

The DS Smith Young Recyclers scheme is partnering with five primary schools across Kent, UK, to help children aged 3 to 11 understand the importance of recycling and the circular economy through fun and engaging educational materials.

Pupils can get involved in the recycling process by...

Elkem has invested around EUR 36 million to upgrade and debottleneck its silicone upstream plant in Roussillon, France

The board of directors has approved a 20,000 metric tons capacity expansion, bringing the effective silicone intermediates capacity from Elkem’s upstream plant in Roussillon, France to 100,000 metric tons per annum while delivering productivity, cost, sustainability, and climate protection...

Avery Dennison’s emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from the company’s operations (scopes 1 and 2) are in line with reductions required to keep warming to no more than 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement and what the latest climate science has told us is needed to prevent the most...

Thành Phú Packaging has been recognized by the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) with a Gravure Award in the Printed Products category

Thành Phú is a family-owned and operated flexible packaging manufacturer in Vietnam continuously working on recyclable alternatives to conventional laminated film structures, aiming for easy recyclability and full circularity. 

The winning mono-material packaging is a reverse-printed flat...

French Group LSDH has opted for Mondi’s first recyclable functional barrier paper bag for its Les Crudettes salad range

Sustainable packaging is a fully integrated technology. Mondi operates across the value chain from sustainably managed forests to producing pulp and kraft paper, applying the coating, and printing the final material.

The French salad brand has replaced its transparent, glossy...

Appvion Operations has introduced a patent-pending, phenol-free technology that is foundational for its future direct thermal portfolio

The patent-pending chemistry allows Appvion to develop complete phenol-free direct thermal technologies to complement current product offerings. The new phenol-free technology design produces a heat-stable product that meets or exceeds all critical product characteristics.

‘As an industry...

Actega has appointed flexographic industry expert Robbie King, Jr., strategic account manager for the Flexible Packaging Business Line in North America

This newly created role demonstrates the company’s ongoing commitment to the flexible packaging and labels industry, as well as its drive to expand its market share in the region.

Jim Harris, director of sales for flexible packaging in North America at Actega, said: ‘It was clear that...

Durable label materials are designed for automotive applications

Lecta has increased the price of all its specialty papers grades increase by 12 to 14 percent
The new prices for thermal, carbonless, labels and flexible packaging papers will be effective on deliveries from new orders and applied in all markets.  
 
These new quotations will be subject to the addition of surcharges due to the uncontrollable and...

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