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AkzoNobel and TNW partnership gives Paint the Future tech appeal

Akzo Nobel N.V.

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<p><em>AkzoNobel and TNW partnership gives Paint the Future tech appeal</em></p>

Connecting with passionate tech innovators is the goal of a new Paint the Future partnership between AkzoNobel and the “heart of tech”, TNW (The Next Web).

SALMAR STARTER BYGGING AV TOPP MODERNE SMOLTANLEGG PÅ TJUIN

SALMAR

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Styret i SalMar ASA har enstemmig vedtatt å gå videre med planene om å bygge en av verdens største og mest avanserte anlegg for produksjon av settefisk på Tjuin industriområde i Malm i Steinkjer kommune. Kombinert med selskapets smoltanlegg i Follafoss betyr dette at Steinkjer vil bli en verdensledende aktør og et viktig kompetansesenter i utviklingen av en stadig mer bærekraftig sjømatnæring.

EU Green Week: Food packaging is an essential part of achieving Europe’s Green Deal ambition

Huhtamäki Oyj

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Food production is responsible for a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, but today it is estimated that approximately one third of all food produced globally is wasted. This significant number represents 8% of total global greenhouse gas emissions. 1 Packaging helps protect food from damage and spoilage from transport to storage and from stores to our homes. Packaging therefore ensures that the resources used to produce food, and the carbon footprint created, are not wasted.

Maersk selects Wärtsilä hybrid solution to support decarbonisation efforts

Wärtsilä

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The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its  Wärtsilä HY Module , a containerised hybrid battery power and energy storage system to Maersk Supply Service, the Denmark based provider of offshore marine services and integrated solutions for the global energy sector. The Wärtsilä system will support Maersk’s goal of reducing the carbon intensity of its fleet by 50 percent before the end of this decade. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in May 2021.

Huhtamaki invests in new fiber packaging capacity in South Africa

Huhtamäki Oyj

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Huhtamaki, a global key advanced manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions, is setting up a new manufacturing unit in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa to serve its existing and new egg packaging customers in the KwaZulu-Natal area with a broad range of locally produced packaging solutions. The new facility will be located close to one of South Africa’s main export ports, enabling competitive exports of egg packaging for customers across East Africa.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Launches FiltEV®, its New, Comprehensive Platform of High Performance Filtration Materials for Electric Vehicles

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj

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<p><em>It is estimated that only-electric vehicles will represent 25% of light vehicles production in 2030.</em></p>

/ins   Ahlstrom-Munksjö advances further into the growth segment of electrification, launching its first product offering, totally dedicated to filtration media solutions for electric vehicles.

Bio-Gate expands customer base for antiviral and antibacterial products

Bio-Gate AG

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/ins MSBG-Tec protective film spray from Bio-Gate complements hygiene strategies in public spaces Antiviral mask hygiene spray available for end users Successful tests on FFP2 (KN95) masks provides additional safety for users of everyday masks

AkzoNobel invites startups to bring surfaces to life and Paint the Future

Akzo Nobel N.V.

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Startups are about to embark on another exciting journey of discovery and collaboration with AkzoNobel – it’s launch day for the Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021.

Geyser Batteries establishes pilot production and R&D facilities in Mikkeli, Finland

Geyser Batteries Oy

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Geyser Batteries, a Finnish cleantech startup offering its customers high-performance batteries based on its proprietary water-based electrochemical technology, has announced its plan to establish a pilot production and R&D facilities in Mikkeli, Eastern Finland.

A Kind of Magic – Cosmetics Packaging Without Microplastic Pollution

Sulapac

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/ins Sulapac has launched a ground-breaking innovation. Now, water-based products can be packaged with a new bio-based Sulapac barrier that biodegrades without leaving permanent microplastics behind