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Nippon Paper completes biomass power generation

Nippon Paper Industries Co recently held a completion ceremony for the biomass mixed combustion power generation facility at Ishinomaki Hibarino Power Plant, operated by Nippon Paper Ishinomaki Energy Center Ltd., which had been engaged in unit trial operations since September 2017.
The power generation facility has commenced business operations as of March 1. Characteristically, the facility permits mixed combustion using wood biomass. The company seeks to contribute to the preservation of domestic forests (a key issue in recent years) by using unused woody materials mainly from Tohoku, including Miyagi Prefecture. In addition, the company will collect wood pellets from Asia and North America to increase the biomass blending ratio.
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Iggesund’s mills receives the highest sustainability rating from EcoVadis

Iggesund’s mills receives the highest sustainability rating from EcoVadis. EcoVadis provides the leading system for assessing and marking the suppliers of global companies and has evaluated more than 25,000 suppliers. Companies using EcoVadis include Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, L’Oréal and Heineken. “This is not the first confirmation that Iggesund Paperboard and its parent company, the Holmen Group, have a very strong sustainability programme,” comments Johan Granås

Fujifilm Uvijet UV inks get green seal with UL Greenguard

Fourteen inks in Fujifilm’s wide-format Uvijet UV ink range have achieved UL Greenguard product emissions certification. Achieving the certification means the low-emission, low-odour inks have been through a rigorous testing process to ensure they meet standards for low chemical emissions for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air. According to certification administrator UL Environment VOCs buildings and furniture are a major source of indoor pollution.
The 14 inks that have achieved

Sun Chemical has released 2016 Sustainability Report

Sun Chemical has released its 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, which focuses on how its research and development efforts have led to new products and services that help customers improve their eco-efficiency goals.
Sun Chemical highlighted four recently developed products that can offer customers  eco-efficiency benefits. Two examples, SunBar oxygen barrier coatings and SunFuse (PolarSeal) re-closable cold-seal adhesives, help reduce food waste. SunLam Deseamable Technology improves the