2021-11-24

FFI flash survey: Customer forecasts could calm the tense supply situation with cartonboard

The current supply situation and the exorbitantly long delivery times for cartonboard are likely to persist for some time, the FFI concludes from a recent flash survey.
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2021-11-18

Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO of Metsä Group is the new Chairman of Cepi, the Confederation of the Paper and Pulp Industry

Ilkka Hämäläwill become Chairman of Cepi, the Confederation of the Paper and Pulp Industry, from January 2022.
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2021-11-10

Update on Plastic Packaging Tax (UK)

HMRC has confirmed there will be no delay to the implementation date of the plastic tax - it will start on 1 April 2022.
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2021-11-08

Two Sides Myths & Facts Booklet 2021

Two Sides, the print and paper advocacy group, have released the 2021 Myths & Facts Booklet with facts on paper and the environment, from European forest growth and paper's low energy consumption to the high recycling rate of paper and the circular economy.
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2021-11-01

New Managing Director for MM Kotkamills

The Mayr-Melnhof Group has appointed Päivi Suutari as the new Managing Director of MM Kotkamills
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2021-10-26

Pro Carton appoints new General Manager

Packaging Expert, Winfried Muehling, joins Pro Carton as General Manager following Tony Hitchin’s retirement.
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2021-10-25

The European pulp and paper industry presents its contribution to the Three Billion Trees Initiative

The European pulp and paper industry fully supports the European Commission's initiative to plant three billion additional trees in the EU by 2030.
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2021-10-20

EPPA LCA study - Single-Use Paper Packaging vs Multiple-Use Tableware

The LCA study clearly shows that single-use paperbased systems have a “very significant” environmental advantage over multiple-use systems in real-world conditions.
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2021-10-14

Six trade associations announce the new Fibre Packaging Europe coalition

Pro Carton is a founding member of the informal coalition which has a mission to provide renewable, circular and sustainable paper and board packaging solutions to help achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal.
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2021-10-13

Cepi voices appreciation for the European Commission’s efforts to address record-high energy prices in Europe

Cepi reiterates that access to affordable clean energy is a prerequisite for globally competitive European forest-based industries.
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2021-10-08

Heidelberg joins 4evergreen

Heidelberg affirms its commitment to environmentally friendly products and technologies by joining the international alliance 4evergreen.
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2021-10-05

Pro Carton’s Museum of Brands exhibition has re-opened for the third year

The latest collection of award-winning cartons from the European Carton Excellence Awards 2021 has gone on display for the third year at the Museum of Brands in Notting Hill, London.
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2021-10-04

The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board introduce a 100% recyclable paperboard lid for takeaway beverage cups

The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board develop a 100% recyclable paperboard lid for use with takeaway cups that offers performance comparable to that of a traditional plastic lid.
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2021-09-27

Have a word! Students gather to support campaign to get ‘cartonboard’ into the Oxford English Dictionary

Students gather around Pro Carton's giant cartonboard dictionary, supporting their campaign to get the word cartonboard into the Oxford English Dictionary
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2021-09-08

EU suggest further workshop on PPWD

In a response to a letter sent from Europen (the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment), the Commission indicate that a further workshop on the PPWD (Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive) may be held in November which is likely to delay the implementation of the directive beyond the end of this year.
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2021-09-02

NGOs to refuse invitations to speak at fossil-fuel sponsored media events

An open letter has been sent to the editors of EURACTIV, The Financial Times, and POLITICO Europe.
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2021-08-25

European Commission’s political leadership team

An updated graphic from EC Europa detailing the College of Commissioners from 27 EU countries from 2019 to 2024.
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2021-08-16

Kellogg's to roll out accessible cereal boxes

Following a successful trial, Kellogg's is permanently implementing a new "world-first" technology that enables consumers with sight loss to playback on-pack information via a smartphone.
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2021-08-09

Packaging Innovations For The Disabled

As we marvel at the athletes in the Paralympics, Two Sides have been taking a look at the latest packaging innovations designed for the disabled.
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2021-08-02

Kotkamills is now part of MM Group

MM strengthens its position in virgin-fiber based cartonboard and innovative barrier cartonboard solutions for plastic replacement.
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2021-08-01

Register for the 2021 Carton Awards E-vent

Pro Carton and ECMA are delighted to invite you to The 2021 Carton Awards E-vent on Monday 6th September 2021. Once again, the industry awards will be presented online in a gala presentation.
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2021-07-30

PPWD Feedback

CITPA, with the support of Pro Carton, provided feedback to the Eunomia (the EU’s consultants) workshops on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive review.
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2021-07-29

Update on EU Policy Issues - CITPA

CITPA (Pro Carton are Associate members) have updated their summary of the key EU policy issues that they are following. 
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