FELLINGSBRO, 27.04.2020 – Oppboga Bruk, a leading supplier of multiply paperboard for signs, displays as well as packaging, announced today that they had started supplying their FSC-certified product Oppboga Resilient™ for use in the manufacture of face shields to provide additional protection to front line staff in hospitals and care homes in the UK. 

In the context of the Coronavirus pandemic, the company, through Softys, acquired three new machines, in addition to those in Chile and Brazil that already landed in both countries on the weekend of April 10. The masks will be delivered free of charge to the public health services of each country.

Medical professionals across Europe have been facing shortages of crucial protective supplies, including face shields. Our industry is stepping up, by designing and manufacturing folding carton face shields; and making the designs available for all to use.

Finland’s famous forests are composed of trees that have been carefully chosen and cultivated since the 1960s. Part of this process is the practice of tree breeding: selectively breeding species of trees for forests that are as healthy, resilient and productive as possible.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had negative impacts on the domestic wooden processing industry, but this is also an opportunity for timber enterprises to review their production and business methods maintain stability at present and drive for sustainable development in the future.

Madrid, 14 April 2020 - DS Smith, the world's leading supplier of corrugated cardboard, which focuses on creating innovative sustainable packaging solutions in more than 37 countries, has launched solidarity initiatives in all its markets to help mitigate the effects of Covid-19.

Cepi, the Confederation of European paper industries and its members across Europe, strongly support the initiative of Pascal Canfin, Chair of the Environment Committee at the European Parliament, to launch a European alliance for a Green Recovery.

Bobst Group SA, Mex/Switzerland (“Bobst Group” or “BOBST”) confirms a strategic investment in CITO-SYSTEM GmbH, Schwaig/Germany (“CITO-SYSTEM” or “Company”) that leverages the strengths of both companies to drive innovation in tooling and in packaging production worldwide.

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