Mondi is committed to playing its part to produce important supplies and components during the COVID-19 outbreak. As a global leader in packaging and paper, Mondi's Personal Care Components team has found a way to convert a production line at its Gronau plant in Germany to manufacture soft, elastic straps which are now being used for face masks and used by medical professionals and consumers globally.
DS Smith has worked closely with food retailers across Europe to design, develop and produce new boxes designed to supply emergency provision boxes to the most vulnerable.
A donation of 600 cardboard boxes from Rigid Containers is helping Kettering Borough Council to continue delivery of essential food parcels.
We contacted a number of major paper industry supply companies regarding their approach to maintaining supply of products and services during the COVID-19 pandemic, and obtained the following responses from ACAT, Axchem, Compact Engineering, ECOL Studio, Envirosystems, Heimbach, Honeywell, Petrofer, Pilz Automation, Rakem, and Spraying Systems:
18 March 2020
Coronavirus: Urgent need for ventilators
Valmet launched: (1) Valmet MCA (Microwave Consistency Analyser); (2) Valmet Total Solids Measurement – Valmet TS for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants; (3) Valmet Visible Thermal Imaging System (for lime kilns); (4) Valmet Pressure-fed Bow Screen, part of its stock preparation offering; (5) Valmet Optical Consistency Measurement (Valmet OC2R); and (6) the innovative Valmet DNA User Interface (DNA UI).