Author Archives: Tony Yang

Unipak Hellas to install new RCCM machine in Greece

Indevco subsidiary Unipak Hellas is set to increase its production capacity for recycled corrugated case material. A new Toscotec-supplied PM will produce testliner and recycled fluting grades at the Pelasgia mill. Greek integrated paper and packaging company Unipak Hellas, a company of the Indevco Group, is building a new paper machine to increase production capacity […]

Ence: Supreme Court rules Pontevedra pulp mill’s concession extension is legal

The Supreme Court of Spain has uphold Ence’s appeal against a previous decision of the National High Court. With this ruling, the court has confirmed the legality of the extraordinary concession extension granted to the Ence Pontevedra pulp mill, Ence says. Under the concession, the company is allowed to operate at the current site until […]

Global Advanced Materials Manufacturer to Expand in Virginia: Hollingsworth & Vose to invest $40.2 million, create 25 jobs in Floyd County

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V), a global manufacturer of advanced materials used in filtration, battery, and industrial applications, will invest $40.2 million to expand its operation in Floyd County. The company will add over 28,000 square feet to its facility at 365 Christiansburg Pike Northeast to accommodate […]

Crown Van Gelder files for bankruptcy

Dutch paper producer Crown Van Gelder has run into financial difficulties. The company has filed for bankruptcy with the responsible court of Noord-Holland. The manufacturer of specialty papers for graphic and packaging applications Crown Van Gelder (CVG) has filed for bankruptcy with the District Court of Noord-Holland in Haarlem. The court opened the insolvency proceedings […]

Italian recovered paper market focuses on exports to Asia amidst weak domestic demand

At the beginning of the new year, merchants on the Italian recovered paper market were once again relying heavily on Far East exports to sustain their business. Given the very weak demand in their own country, suppliers were pursuing alternative sales channels in Asia intensely, and met with success not only for old corrugated containers […]

Innovation to add new value for $425 billion fibre-based packaging market through to 2027, Smithers data show

The sustainability agenda means corrugated board, folding cartons, moulded pulp, flexible and speciality papers, are all receiving new interest from packaging buyers. Worth a total of $425.4 billion in 2022; each of these have their own established places in the world market, but the need to implement more sustainable packaging strategies is pushing innovation and […]

Greif | Paperboard Circularity

Paper Packaging at Greif follows a robust circular economy supply chain. Greif is a leading recycler in North America, where our paper business is a net positive recycler. We are serious about sustainability and focused on reducing the environmental impact of our products. The circular economy process flow starts with collecting fiber from used Greif […]