Category Archives: Interviews


Why printed receipts still matter

Printed receipts are important for consumers and retailers alike. Here’s why. Holiday spending is expected to increase as much as 4 percent this year. That may not sound like much, but Americans are on track to spend a record $960 billion celebrating the December holidays. For retailers and consumers alike, printed receipts can help make […]

Pioneering research into reducing water footprint paper industry in Eerbeek and Loenen

After more than a year of technical and practical preparations, the Eerbeek Water Roundabout (The Netherlands) pilot was officially launched in September. On the premises of Industriewater Eerbeek (IWE), a test installation of a closed, circular water management system will run until the end of 2023. This pilot will investigate whether a ‘full scale’ installation […]

Advanced Industries Packaging introduces renamed companies and launches new website

Advanced Industries Packaging  announces a significant transformation within its group of companies. After an intensive six-month journey of comprehensive rebranding and renaming, the company officially marks the successful conclusion of this pivotal undertaking. In addition to this important milestone, Advanced Industries Packaging has dedicated significant efforts of its central and local procurement departments to secure […]

Liquid-cooled drives: turning a new page for pulp and paper

Jarkko L. Mattila, and Roger Ekstrom, Global Product Managers, ABB System Drives explain why liquid-cooled drives are the ideal solution for challenging pulp and paper environments. The pulp and paper industry has long used variable speed drives (VSDs) to achieve greater energy efficiency and precise motor control. However, some places within a mill present challenges […]

Printed promotions deeply embedded in shopper behaviour

48% of shoppers use printed promotions for making buying decisions every week. And 73% use them more than once per month. The annual European Shopper survey is answered by 7,000 consumers from 8 countries. The European Shopper survey conducted by iPaper in collaboration with Epinion, measures the state of printed promotions every year. In June […]

Södra aims to achieve net zero emission by 2040

Södra has laid out its commitment to science-based targets for 2030 in its annual and sustainability report, and to reach net zero by 2040. The Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) will provide support in quantifying its emissions and following up emission reductions in a way that is structured, recognized and transparent. SBTi enables Södra to set […]

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 […]

Frans Timmermans: “We are building a whole new economy, a reuse economy”

he European Commission has published its official proposal for revising EU packaging legislation. It will replace the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) with an EU Regulation in order to achieve greater harmonisation in the implementation of EU packaging rules by member states and to strengthen the internal market. The proposal will now be forwarded […]

Resolute raises over $300,000 for local charitable and community organizations

Throughout the month of September, Resolute hosted multiple supplier events in Quebec, where some 120 suppliers and other business partners helped raise over C$300,000 for community and charitable organizations located in the company’s Canadian operating regions. On October 24, Resolute proudly presented $170,000 to two hospital foundations in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec: the Fondation […]

Georgia-Pacific Wins the American Forest & Paper Association Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Innovation in Sustainability Award for Juno® Technology

ATLANTA- Georgia-Pacific is honored to be recognized with an Innovation in Sustainability award for Juno® Technology. The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced its Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Sustainability Award winners, recognizing exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry. “This is the first year we are presenting […]