2017-11-17

European paper industry calls for a reviewed Bioeconomy Strategy that bolsters investment

The European paper industry takes a positive stance on the European Commission’s Staff Working Document on the review of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy.
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2017-11-07

Packaging design competition “Better with Less” challenges designers to create more environmentally-friendly solutions

Billions of consumer packages are consumed globally every day, and the amount is growing. The Better with Less – Design Challenge is challenging packaging designers to create ever more environmentally-friendly, functional packaging solutions for everyday goods. The international competition jury includes renowned packaging design experts.
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2017-10-24

Metsä Board recognised by CDP as a global leader in sustainable water management and climate action

Metsä Board has once again been rewarded a position on the CDP Water A List as well as on the CDP Climate A List.
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2017-10-24

Apple’s Tim Cook plants trees at Iggesund, acknowledges Holmen’s climate-smart efforts

When Apple CEO Tim Cook wanted to discover more about the sustainability work that lies behind the paperboard material Invercote, he visited the forest outside Iggesund in Sweden.
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2017-10-23

EU decide against plastic tax

The EU has decided against taxing plastic products, in favour of raising public awareness about the harm that plastics are doing to the environment.
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2017-10-23

How are cities becoming more sustainable?

Curious to know what cities are doing to become more sustainable, and how packaging can be part of the solution?
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2017-10-09

Luxury goods need bold packaging

It was a great moment for the Finnish family distillery Lignell & Piispanen, when the company’s new Gustav Dill vodka was at the top podium in the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.
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2017-09-05

Curtains up for WEIG-Karton – at the Global Gypsum Conference & Exhibition 2017

WEIG-Karton will be presenting themselves in a new light at the 17th Global Gypsum Conference & Exhibition in Kraków in Poland in October. The focus will be on three aspects: the new positioning of “Driven by care”, the UNIPLAC® plasterboard liner for maximum production stability and worldwide reliability of supply at the same high-level quality standards. The latter will be visualized by the new “global hands” key visual.
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2017-09-05

European paper industry shows the way in innovative solutions for energy efficiency and renewables

In a first of its kind project the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has called upon its member companies to voluntarily exhibit innovative, emissions-reducing projects that centre on increasing energy efficiency and promoting the use of renewable energy sources.
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2017-07-06

Finally – a plastic-free blister pack

One of the world’s most widely used forms of packaging – the blister pack – can now be made totally in paperboard. Two major benefits are reduced environmental impact and less consumer rage and self-injury.
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2017-07-06

Metsä Board’s white kraftliner chosen to package one of the world’s finest gins

Metsä Board's uncoated white kraftliner, MetsäBoard Natural WKL Bright, provided the ideal solution for Kyrö Distillery's gift packaging for its premium Napue Gin brand.
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2017-07-06

With an 18-unit Speedmaster XL 106, packaging manufacturer MPS, part of WestRock, offers designers and brand owners exceptional finishing options

The international packaging manufacturer Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS), part of WestRock, has installed the world’s first Speedmaster XL 106 with 18 units at its Scottish site in East Kilbride. MPS is responding to the high level of customer demand on the part of designers and brand owners for a wide variety of finishing options and premium quality.
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2017-07-06

The most beautiful new building. Award for new building of Marbach Poland in Kielce.

The Heilbronn-based die-cutting manufacturer Marbach operates worldwide. One of its 16 plants is located in Kielce, Poland. This subsidiary was housed in a rented building during the last years. The move into a newly constructed building took place in June 2016. This building has recently won an architecture award.
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