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  1. UPM Highlights Societal Impacts In Its EMAS Reporting

    UPM has taken the first steps to renew its reporting under The European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS). Four of the company's mills have this year completed their EMAS Environmental Performance reports with locally relevant information on societal aspects and impacts

  2. Start-Up Of Metsä Group’s Bioproduct Mill To Begin In August 2017

    Metsä Group made the decision concerning the largest investment in the history of Finnish forest industry in April 2015, and the large-scale project at Äänekoski has progressed as planned – on schedule and according to the budget – towards the mill’s start-up.

  3. NatureWorks Creates Performance Chemicals Division And Launches Vercet Product Line

    NatureWorks, an advanced materials company offering a broad portfolio of renewably sourced polymers and chemicals, has formed a Performance Chemicals Division to supply lactides, polyols, binder resins, and chemical intermediates to companies that manufacture innovative C.A.S.E. (coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers), toners, and fine chemicals. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: Vercet is a new tunable platform of lactide-based chemistries from the NatureWorks Performance Chemicals Division. (Graphic: NatureWorks)

  4. ClearPower North America Launches Its Industrial Turbine Generator

    ClearPower North America has launched a patented, axial flow, fixed-blade Kaplan Industrial Turbine Generator (ITG), a solution that empowers manufacturers, utilities, municipalities and any business that utilizes gravity-fed pipelines or outfalls to convert their water flow into a source of sustainable, renewable, low-cost electricity

  5. Valmet Launches New Industrial Internet Offering And Starts Partnership With Tieto

    Valmet takes its Industrial Internet services to the next level by launching a new offering and opening four Performance Centers for energy, pulp, paper and board and tissue customers

  6. Glatfelter Bolsters Specialty Papers Inkjet Sales Team

    Glatfelter announced that Tina M. Moylan joined its Specialty Papers business unit as Director, Specialty Inkjet Products, reporting to David Dickerhoof, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, effective June 12

  7. BIO Congratulates Members For Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

    The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) recently congratulated member companies Merck & Co., Inc., Amgen Inc., and Dow Chemical Company for receiving 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

  8. Dow Receives 11th U.S. EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Koehler Paper Group are the recipients of a 2017 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award was given in the design of greener chemicals category for the development of ROPAQUE™ NT-2900 Opaque Polymer for BLUE 4EST™ Thermal Paper. This is the 11th Presidential Green Chemistry Award Dow and its affiliates have received since the EPA introduced the award in 1996. “BLUE 4EST™

  9. Canadian Freshwater Ecosystems In Peril, New Research Finds

    The first-ever nationwide assessment of Canada's freshwater resources found significant evidence of disruption to watersheds across the country as a result of human activities.

  10. Brazilian Pulp And Paper Exports Increase, French Pulp Production Rises

    While Brazilian domestic pulp consumption fell in March 2017, pulp exports surged almost 10 percent