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(USA) Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading distributors of paper, packaging and facility supplies in North America, is expanding its packaging business to provide global supply chain support for manufacturers of high-technology products...
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(USA) In the category of unlikely marriages, old-school paper mills and 21st century ethanol plants might seem like an odd couple. But the two share a certain chemistry that makes it possible for paper manufacturing mills to be converted to produce ethanol.
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The concept of electronic paper has been with us for ages. However, its becoming a reality, since E-Ink technology is coming to market with several very interesting products, predominantly e-book readers.
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Boxes that sense the weight of their contents and books that talk back when pages are turned could be developed using technology being tested by researchers at MIT in the US. They are making paper with wires, sensors, and computer chips embedded, a technology dubbed 'Pulp-based' computing...
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(USA) Tully's Coffee Corporation (Tully's), a fully handcrafted coffee roaster, today became the first major coffee retailer to adopt a fully renewable and compostable paper cup for its hot beverages. Tully's has simultaneously established an in-store collection program to divert the used cups...
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(USA) Building on the success of MeadWestvaco’s

EvolutionTM line of luxury folding cartons, the company’s Health & Beauty Packaging business has unveiled Evolution2—a paperboard package that provides the same premium look as a rigid set box (the standard for prestige packaging promotions)...
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(USA) Technology evangelists have predicted the emergence of electronic books for as long as they have envisioned flying cars and video phones. It is an idea that has never caught on with mainstream book buyers.



Two new offerings this fall are set to test whether consumers really want to replace
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(India) In a first-of-its-kind venture in India, bamboo pulp is being used in the manufacture of sanitary pads as absorbing material, instead of the regular wood pulp. Bamboo pulp has advantages: one, it is 300 per cent more absorbent and safer than wood pulp; two, it economises on the use of wood..
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(Canada) “It is really something new and special,” he said. “I envision that in three years, everyone who sells vinyl, polyurethane and leather furni
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ELECTRICITY-storage devices are getting more flexible, in a literal sense as well as in their design. This week sees the unveiling of the most robust
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A flexible, as in bendable, battery has been developed by researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The prototype is only a few inches squ
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(USA) What do you get when you cross a paper clip with a sticky note? Clip-Tabs(TM) by Clip-rite(TM), the first real innovation to the paper clip sin
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(USA) Sundyne Corp., a subsidiary of Hamilton Sundstrand, today unveiled its new Sunflo P-2500 high-pressure centrifugal pump model designed for gene
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PAPER batteries could soon be powering household gadgets, medical devices and electric vehicles. Scientists in the US have devised a new kind of ultr
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(USA) All of the company's products are printed on beautiful high-quality paper, either with great texture for writing a handwritten note or a nice
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