The uMfolozi Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College, Fibre Processing and Manufacturing (FP&M) Seta and the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) open Pulp and Paper Centre of Excellence On Thursday, 31 August 2017 the uMfolozi TVET College, the FP&M Seta and the Paper Manufacturing Association of South Africa hosted the official […]
The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) has published a fantastic reference on planted trees and the multiples uses of wood. Just like South Africa, wood is used to produce pulp, wood panels, laminate flooring, paper, charcoal, and biomass – items that are present in our homes and our daily lives.
“Paper, in its countless forms, touches our lives every day and it’s a relationship that often goes unnoticed. We use it without a second thought – from our first cup of coffee and morning ablutions, to eating yoghurt, popping our vitamins or putting on lipstick.” So says Jane Molony, executive director of the Paper Manufacturers […]
Sappi Limited launches new website highlighting global presence, increased functionality and robust educational resources
Sappi Limited (JSE), a leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and solutions, today announced the launch of its new website with significant updates benefitting customers, investors, employees and other stakeholders. This newly redesigned website is one of the many steps Sappi is taking to unite its global divisions as part of its groundbreaking 2020Vision […]
WASHINGTON – March 21, the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) will celebrate the United Nations International Day of Forests. The ICFPA is proud to represent the contributions of the global forest products industry to sustainable development on a day designated to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests.
In a world where notebooks are more electronic than paper-based, and printing is misconstrued as a crime against the environment, many have dismissed pulp and paper as a sunset industry. This could not be further from the truth, as illustrated by the success of the industry’s National Conference and Exhibition – held in Durban between […]
Tetra Pak and Gayatri Paper Mills’ partnership has reached fruition with the operational launch of the first carton recycling facility of its kind in South Africa during the World Environment Week. The partnership between food processing and packaging Tetra Pak and recycling operation Gayatri Paper Mills ensures the complete, environmentally responsible and friendly lifecycle of […]
Argentina’s Buenos Aires province has decided that single-use nonrecyclable sacks and bags used in stores, supermarkets and retail shopping outlets must be replaced by biodegradable ones. The measure will mainly affect plastic bags, which must be replaced by more environmentally friendly packaging such as paper that has to be 100% FSC certifi ed,produced with other cellulosic fibers like sugar cane or contain a […]