Paper/Forest Products/Containers

Growing demand, shifting supply in global fluff pulp market

BOSTON, June 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global demand for fluff pulp is growing steadily, but disruptive shifts on the supply side could upset the balance of costs, prices and profitability worldwide. Upcoming capacity expansion projects, along with the recent sale of Weyerhaeuser's fluff pulp asset...

2016-06-04 00:32 1421

Liqui-Box acquires Maverick

RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Liqui-Box, a world leader in flexible liquid packaging solutions, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire both the Engineering and Flexible operations of Maverick, based inCape Town, South Africa. Maverick Engineering is ...

2016-06-03 23:42 1653

Thailand to Host 10th Eco-products International Fair 2016

BANGKOK, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- * Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha to inaugurate the four-day EPIF * "24-Hour Eco-Life" theme to focus on development of a low-carbon society and green growth * Different zones to showcase eco-innovations, eco-products, and eco-services T...

2016-06-01 17:28 2543

Asia Plantation Capital Welcomes Interns From Local Universities to its Johor Distillery

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Plantation Capital will be providing industrial training for undergraduate students from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) starting inJune 2016.

2016-05-30 14:37 3067

The APC Group Expands into Africa

GENEVA, May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Global plantation giant, the APC Group -- a group of associated companies that includes the award‐winning Asia Plantation Capital -- has now widened its global corporate presence to include Africa Plantation Capital inKenya, with a major acquisition of land f...

2016-05-23 09:00 3136

INTERFOOD 2016 Launches This November In Shanghai

SHANGHAI, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The China Shanghai International Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Exhibition (INTERFOOD) is the most international professional exhibition inChina's food processing and packaging industry. The 15th INTERFOOD will be held from14-16 November, 2016 in th...

2016-05-20 10:00 2628

Weyerhaeuser/IP deal highlights global trends in fluff pulp market

BOSTON, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 2, Weyerhaeuser announced the sale of all of its fluff pulp assets to International Paper (IP) for$2.2 billion. These two firms account for 39% of the global market for fluff pulp, which is used in diapers and other absorbent hygiene products. The deal ...

2016-05-13 02:00 2265

RISI and TAPPI Announce TISSUE 2017

BOSTON, May 3, 2016  /PRNewswire/ -- TAPPI along with RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced an International Tissue Conference, Tissue 2017, to be held in the Fall of 2017. The event will provide a unique experience for attendees by covering mar...

2016-05-03 06:47 1572

Tissue World Istanbul Tradeshow and Conference 2016, a Unique Addition to the Global Tissue World Portfolio

ISTANBUL, April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Set to take place as a full-fledged tradeshow for the first time inTurkey, Tissue World Istanbul 2016 scheduled from 27-29 September 2016 is set to be a very unique addition to the global Tissue World portfolio. Organized by UBM Asia and next to a wide rang...

2016-04-29 13:00 2856

Apex Technology and PAG Lead Acquisition of Lexmark

HONG KONG, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A consortium led by Apex Technology Co. Ltd. and PAG Asia Capital and including Legend Capital Management Co. Ltd. announced today a definitive merger agreement with global printing and imaging solutions provider Lexmark International. The Consortium has...

2016-04-20 12:06 2587

Kemira Welcomes You in Asian Paper Bangkok 2016 with Latest Innovations for the Pulp and Paper Industry

SINGAPORE, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With Thailand as one of the top leading pulp and paper manufacturing markets inAsia, Kemira is pleased to be participating in ASIAN PAPERBANGKOK 2016, held from 1-3 June 2016 at BITEC, with the booth No.B02. The leading global pulp & paper chemicals compa...

2016-04-19 09:00 2211

Bandera to Sponsor Europe's Largest Graphene Event

BUSTO ARSIZIO, Italy, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bandera proudly announces its sponsorship and participation at the 6th edition of theGraphene Conference series, the largest European event on Graphene and 2D Materials. The exh...

2016-04-18 08:00 2153

Amcor Packaging Wins Three Alufoil Trophies for Consumer Convenience, Technical Innovation and Resource Efficiency

ZURICH, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) has selected three Amcor packaging solutions as winners of an Alufoil Trophy 2016 in the categories of Consumer Convenience, Technical Innovation, and Resource Efficiency.  Photo -

2016-04-12 22:56 2141

Starlinger viscotec to Host Venice Dinner Reception at CMT's 17th GEPET

VENICE, Italy, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Starlinger viscotec is a specialist in PET recycling technology, especially food grade applications, and also a key player inEurope's PET market. In addition to the gala evening - join us on May 9-10 to connect with influential peers and for vibrant...

2016-03-22 16:00 1967

BASF and Avantium Intend to Establish Joint Venture

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and AMSTERDAM, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- * Production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) based on renewable resources, the main new building block for polyethylenefuranoate (PEF)   * Further development and licensing of Avantium's production processes fo...

2016-03-15 15:00 2449

MIHAS 2016: Malaysian Companies Set To Penetrate 39 World Markets At Sourcing Programme

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) in a statement urged Malaysian companies to participate in the International Sourcing Programme (INSP) to be held in conjunction with Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) 2016 ...

2016-03-08 09:00 2529

Asia Plantation Capital Welcomes Special Advisor to its Scientific Board

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Plantation Capital, an award-winning sustainable plantation management company, announced the appointment of Dr Kodi Isparan Kandasamy, as a special advisor to its established and well respected Scientific Advisory Board.

2016-03-08 07:24 2892

Maersk Container Industry Develops Reefer Solution to Save Container Operators Millions

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy consumption is halved whilst still preserving produce quality during transport with the latest software release for Star Cool refrigeration units. The update has solved a technological challenge long thought impossible.   To view the Mult...

2016-03-02 21:38 2752

Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2016 Opens with Sourcing Experience Debut

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Malaysian International Furniture Fair opens its 22nd year in an atmosphere of excitement and heightened anticipation with increased pre-registered attendance, first time participating Japanese exhibitors, and the debut of new O2O (online ...

2016-03-02 01:01 2772

Australian Government Report Jumps to Conclusions to Mask Failure of 'Plain' Packaging

GENEVA, Feb. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian Department of Health's Post-Implementation Review (PIR) of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act[1], published today over eight months too late, comes to the shaky conclusion that the measure will work over time even though it is unable to support th...

2016-02-27 03:10 2515
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