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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, Sustainability Communications Manager at Iggesund. “Over time the issues raised have changed from being purely environmental ones to now encompassing the entire field of sustainability, including its financial and social dimensions.” In the last ten-year period

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

Flint has launched new UV LED sheetfed process ink - XCURA EVO

Last month Flint Group  announces the global launch of its latest version UV LED process inks, XCURA EVO created out of the new resin technology system for ‘increased stability and performance consistency’.  
“‘EVO’ is short for evolutionary,” explains Trevor Amps, global product management director for Energy Curing inks. “This signals a step change from our world renowned XCURA formulations which, for the past four years, have served our customers very well as an industry leader. XCURA EVO is