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SSAB is launching Strenx – the new brand for high-strength steels

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<p>Strenx includes all SSAB’s hot-rolled plate and strip steels with a yield strength 600-1300 MPa (also tubes exceeding 600 MPa) and certain cold-rolled products. © SSAB</p>

/INS. SSAB is launching Strenx, a new high-strength structural steel product brand, which offers the most extensive portfolio of high-strength steels on the market. This will open up new competitive possibilities for customers to make stronger, lighter and more sustainable products.

Iggesund further reduces carbon emissions

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<p>The new recovery boiler at Iggesund Mill greatly reduced emissions of sulphur and particulates and enabled the mill to operate on 99.1 per cent biofuel during 2014.© Iggesund</p> (photo: Rolf Andersson, info@bildbolaget)

/INS. Iggesund Paperboard’s Swedish pulp and paperboard production facility, Iggesund Mill, reduced its fossil carbon dioxide emissions by 86 per cent from 2013 to 2014 from what was already a low level. The reduction is partly due to the investment in a new recovery boiler, which was completed in 2012.

New CLX chain hoist crane brings together precision, speed, user-friendliness, and safety

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The new CLX chain hoist crane from Konecranes provides high precision, fast lifting and lowering procedures, as well as safe and easy handling. © Konecranes

/INS. Konecranes expands its range of industrial cranes to include the new CLX chain hoist crane, usable in many applications thanks to its individual configuration and new features. High precision, fast lifting and lowering procedures, as well as safe and easy handling of the crane for loads up to five tons, increase the productivity of processes. For this reason, the CLX chain hoist crane can be used in almost all fields, workshops, and types of manufacturing.

Invercote G from Iggesund : Upgraded for better digital printing

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“For a company like ours that offers top-quality stiff paperboard, the explosive development of digitally printed packaging offers huge possibilities,” Fredrik Lisinsk© Iggesund (photo: Rolf Lavergren, www.bildbolaget.)

/INS. “We’re seeing almost an explosion of digitally printed folding cartons. For a company like ours which offers stiff paperboard of the highest quality this is a terrific development,” comments Fredrik Lisinski, who is responsible for developing Iggesund Paperboard’s sales to the digital print market.

Iggesund invites international designers

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“How is the forest managed and how adapted are the methods to the forests own life cycle? Johan Granås, Iggesund, explains to the participants in the Iggesund Design experience 2013.” © Iggesund<br /><br />

/INS. Iggesund Paperboard, manufacturer of the world-leading paperboard Invercote, is inviting designers from all over the world to participate in a unique learning experience. From those who apply, 20 will be chosen to join the Iggesund Design Experience in Sweden in June 2015.

Virgin fibre a necessity in chocolate packaging

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The Origin Box is made of three kinds of paper material, of which two, Invercote and Incada, are made by Iggesund Paperboard.© Iggesund (photo: Rolf Lavergren, www.bildbolaget.nu)

/INS. “When we choose the paperboard for chocolate packaging, the decisive factor is taste and odour neutrality. Of course the paperboard must be suitable for the construction we have chosen but if we do not minimise the risk of the chocolate acquiring an off-taste from the packaging material then the rest does not matter.”

UPM reduced work-related accidents by 70% in three years

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UPM reduced work-related accidents by 70% in three years © UPM

/INS. UPM has significantly reduced work-related accidents with a three year program called “Step Change in Safety 2012–2014”. UPM’s lost time accident frequency* (LTAF) has decreased by 70% from 15.2 in 2012 to 4.4 in 2014.

Bio-Gate AG signed a licencing agreement with VetBiotek for the strategically important veterinar market segment

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/INS. Nürnberg, (Feb. 2, 2015) – Bio-Gate AG, Germany announces today that it has signed a license agreement with VetBiotek for marketing and selling products in the veterinary channel that feature Bio-Gate’s MicroSilver BG™ technology, a pure silver powder consisting of highly porous and micro-sized particles of medical-grade silver. The products distributed by VetBiotek will be used for dermatological applications associated with companion animals. The patent rights granted to VetBiotek are exclusive for the United States and Canada and non-exclusive elsewhere.

Iggesund’s challenge to designers: Improve the packaging in your local shops!

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Iggesund is challenging designers to make everyday consumer packaging more sustainable by replacing plastic, glass and metal with paperboard. © Iggesund<br /><br /> (photo: Andersson Rolf, Bildbolaget V�stervik)

/INS. Iggesund Paperboard is working via the American crowdsourcing company Crowdspring to challenge the world’s designers to improve existing consumer packaging.

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