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UPM Raflatac achieves an industry first RecyClass recognition in PE films

UPM Raflatac has received RecyClass recognition for PE Films with its Multipurpose UV acrylic adhesive technology - making UPM Raflatac the first ever pressure sensitive laminate producer to receive technology approval in this category. The granted recognition expands UPM Raflatac’s portfolio of RecyClass approved PE (polyethylene) label materials. These materials are recognized to be recycling compatible with colored and natural PE flexible films.

The fibre side streams of Metsä Board's Tako paperboard mill are set to benefit nearby farms

Soilfood, a Finnish circular economy company, is processing the fibre-based side streams generated in the production of paperboard from manufacturer Metsä Board, into various soil improvement fibres for local farms. Soilfood has previously used these side streams from Metsä Board's board mills at Kemi and Äänekoski. Now the cooperation has been extended to the Tako mill, located in the centre of Tampere.

Light + Building 2024: Fulminant innovation show provides a stage for sustainability and efficiency in buildings

The modern building is intelligent, connected and as a result saves energy. In combination with alternative energy sources and efficient lighting solutions, emissions in the building sector can be drastically reduced. This makes a significant contribution to achieving climate targets. 2,169 exhibitors presented the latest developments in building technology and trends in innovative lighting design at Light + Building in Frankfurt am Main from 3 to 8 March 2024. Over 151,000 visitors travelled to the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building-services technology.

AI: the key to a competitive and sustainable industry

Boosting competitiveness, protecting the climate, promoting prosperity – these are the major tasks facing industry today. Innovative technologies are the key to mastering these challenges. But how can companies make efficient use of automation, artificial intelligence, renewable energies, and hydrogen? And what steps can be taken to counteract the impending de-industrialization of Europe? HANNOVER MESSE 2024 will provide answers.

Norway: Pioneering the Green Industrial Transition

Norway is the official partner country of HANNOVER MESSE 2024, the world’s leading trade fair. Under the headline “pioneering the green industrial transition”, Norway will showcase products and solutions from cutting-edge industries including CCS, hydrogen, batteries and AI and machine learning.

WPCF advocates global efforts to reduce the graphic industry’s environmental footprint

Members of the World Print & Communication Forum (WPCF) affirmed their commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of the graphic industry. Recognising the indispensable role of the printing sector in promoting a circular economy and addressing climate change, WPCF members emphasized the growing importance of environmental action for printing companies.

Pulp & Beyond 2024: Vibrant discussions on climate change, green transition and the future of the forest industry

The leading international forest industry event, Pulp & Beyond 2024, will address topics such as climate change, the green transition and the future prospects of the forest industry. The event will also feature discussions on global economy and politics, as well as the importance of innovation. Pulp & Beyond 2024 will take place from Wednesday to Thursday, April 10th to 11th, 2024, at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre.

DREWSEN invests €1.4 million in state-of-the-art turbo blower to increase energy efficiency

DREWSEN Spezialpapiere is consistently pursuing its course towards CO2-neutral paper production. As part of the multistage transformation plan, with which 80% of the target is to be realised by 2030, the focus is not only on expanding renewable energies but also on increasing energy efficiency.

Billerud keeps leading position in sustainability index for 2023

Billerud – including Billerud North America - retains its position as one of the world’s most sustainable companies in its industry sector. This year’s results from the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices show that Billerud continues to be one of the leading companies in the Containers & Packaging category.

Minuteman Press King's Lynn has supported the planting of 279 trees

Long-standing Antalis customer Minuteman Press King’s Lynn has supported the planting of 279 trees since signing up to Antalis’ Forest Carbon scheme.
For Minuteman Press King’s Lynn, finding ways to limit the impact of its business on the environment is an ongoing endeavour, from ensuring the energy efficiency of its buildings to buying exclusively from Antalis in order to make a positive contribution to the reduction of its carbon output.

EMAS certification for Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt has passed the audit for the internationally recognised environmental management system in accordance with the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). With the EMAS validation, which also meets the requirements of environmental management norm ISO 14001, the company commits itself to continually improving its environmental performance.

6K Additive Receives Third-Party Recycled Content Certification from Sustainability Verification Leader SCS Global Services

The certification recognizes 6K Additive’s commitment to producing environmentally conscious titanium powder for additive manufacturing.

6K Additive, a division of 6K Inc. and leader in the sustainable production of materials for additive manufacturing and metal alloys, announced today that its titanium powder (Ti-6AL-4V) has been independently certified by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) Global Services, a global third-party auditing and certification organization, for achieving a minimum 95% post-consumer recycled titanium content.

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