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New start-up program launched to support entrepreneurs building circular economy

On June 24, the U.S.-based nonprofit Food System 6 (FS6) announces the launch of a comprehensive startup program in partnership with global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki.

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CatchMark's Triple T joint venture and Georgia-Pacific amend wood supply agreement

CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. announced that its Triple T joint venture has amended its wood supply agreement with Georgia-Pacific WFS LLC intended to achieve market-based pricing on timber sales. CatchMark invests in 1.1 million acres of prime East Texas timberlands through Triple T and acts as the general partner of the venture on behalf of a consortium of institutional investors.

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Fortum and Metsä Group to launch a joint Euro 50 million R&D program in circular bioeconomy

Fortum and Metsä Group have joined forces with Business Finland to create R&D program with pulp fibre from renewable and sustainable sources as its node, Metsä said in a statement.

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BillerudKorsnäs has extended cooperation with UPM in Pietarsaari

BillerudKorsnäs and UPM have entered into an agreement that will extend the supply agreement for pulp, steam and electricity for the production at BillerudKorsnäs' mill in Pietarsaari.

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Safeture Signs Deal with International Paper for Enterprise Solution

Safeture AB said it signed an agreement with U.S.-based International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, for its full Enterprise platform. This is a key step for Safeture's expansion in the U.S market.

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Mohawk and UPM Raflatac Partner for Sustainable Pressure Sensitive Labeling Solutions

Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc., North America's largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes, and specialty materials for printing, recently unveiled a groundbreaking portfolio of papers made from rapidly renewable, sustainable fibers.

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Stora Enso, Latvijas Finieris develop lignin-based resin for plywood

Latvijas Finieris has together with Stora Enso taken the next steps towards replacing phenol - in resins used in plywood - with lignin.

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SCA commences CCF collaboration with the Swedish Forest Agency

SCA is setting aside trial sites in the Sörgraninge conservation park for continuous cover forestry (CCF). The trial sites are part of a collaboration between SCA and the Swedish Forest Agency and will be used for training and follow-up to provide more knowledge of CCF methods.

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Kalmar and Klabin collaborate to build a smooth, safe and eco-efficient paper logistics process based on zero-emission RTG technology

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Klabin, Brazil's largest producer and exporter of packaging paper, with three Kalmar Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs).

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Huhtamaki and WasteAid announce global partnership

Global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki and international charity WasteAid have announced a €900,000 (£800,000) partnership to drive community-level circular economy innovation in Vietnam, India and South Africa for a two-year period.

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New Forests appoints SFM to manage timber plantation assets purchased from Norske Skog

Tasmanian-owned and operated company SFM has been appointed by New Forests to manage the timber plantation assets purchased from Norske Skog after a competitive tender process.

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Halifax researchers working to turn wood pulp into N95 masks

Researchers at Saint Mary's University in Halifax are investigating whether Nova Scotia fir and spruce can be converted into pulp for use in medical masks, disposable gowns and even bedpans..

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Stora Enso and Cordenka partner to develop bio-based carbon fiber materials

Stora Enso and Cordenka have signed a joint development agreement to develop precursors for bio-based carbon fiber. The co-development is driven by the need for high performance carbon fiber in transportation, construction and power generation.

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Veritiv Obtains Exclusive Distribution Rights in Canada for Asia Pulp & Paper's China Division Coated Board

Veritiv Corporation announced that its Canadian division, Veritiv Canada Inc., will be the exclusive Canadian distributor of coated board from China from Asia Pulp & Paper (APP).

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Filterpak and K Group to start the production of face masks in Finland

Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Filterpak and K Group will start in co-operation the production and supply of face masks for civil use in Finland. The first batch of masks will be available at the end of May.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre collaborating on responsible sourcing

Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Metsä Fibre continue the collaboration by focusing on responsible wood sourcing. As part of a resource-intensive industry Ahlstrom-Munksjö, as a significant wood pulp consumer, and Metsä Fibre, as the world's leading producer of bleached softwood pulp, have a particular responsibility to advance environmental performance and sustainability throughout their operations and supply chains.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Suominen strengthen co-operation

Ahlstrom-Munksjö and Suominen have signed a multi-year commercial agreement that renews and strengthens the existing co-operation at Ahlstrom-Munksjö's Ställdalen plant in Sweden. The agreement secures supplies from Ställdalen to Suominen's customers for several years and will also considerably improve the companies' joint service to the customers.

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Huhtamaki joins forces with the International Red Cross to provide COVID-19 emergency relief

Huhtamaki has announced a donation of EUR 0.5 million in support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC) COVID-19 appeal. The funds will be channeled via Finnish Red Cross to go towards boosting emergency relief efforts in Asia and Europe and improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable.

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West Fraser Timber further cuts production amid continuing COVID-19 pandemic

West Fraser says it will further reduce its SPF production by 30M to 40M board feet of production per week which represents between 45 and 60% of SPF production.

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Mercer International announces downtime at its JV Cariboo mill in Canada

Mercer International Inc. reports that its joint venture Cariboo pulp mill in British Columbia, Canada will be taking approximately 4 weeks of downtime starting on or about April 20, 2020, resulting in an approximate reduction of NBSK production of 30,000 tonnes of which Mercer's share is 15,000 tonnes.

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Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of full ownership of its Brazilian joint venture company Laminor

Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of full ownership of its joint venture company Laminor S.A. in Brazil. Laminor is specialized in high-quality tube laminates, particularly for oral care applications, and was set up in 2002 as a 50/50 joint venture together with Bemis Company, which is now part of Amcor.

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HJK and Kotkamills team up for a plastic-free stadium

Under the collaboration agreement signed between Football club HJK and Kotkamills, a manufacturer of fully recyclable food service board, HJK is aiming to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of its matches in the upcoming season.

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Metsä Board joins forces with the new European Paper Packaging Alliance

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, is one of the founding members of the recently established European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA).

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Mondi joins forces with Cartro, Mexican corrugated packaging company, to deliver sustainable packaging solutions for fresh produce

Mondi, leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, has partnered with Cartro, a leading provider of corrugated packaging in Mexico, to enter the fresh produce segment with a new avocado box that is sustainable by design.

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Georgia-Pacific and Bast Fibre Technologies Inc. Enter into Global Licensing Deal for Nonwoven Sustainable Fibre Applications

Bast Fibre Technologies Inc. (BFTi) and Georgia-Pacific, through its consumer products business, announced that they have entered into a global licensing agreement for a suite of patents related to the application of intact plant-based bast fibres in a variety of nonwoven products and processes.

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