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Tekni-Plex Acquisition Bolsters Food & Beverage Capabilities

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WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Tekni-Plex has acquired Keyes Packaging Group from Arbor Investments in a deal that will elevate its ability to provide innovative solutions enabling customers to keep their food products fresher, longer.

Keyes Packaging Group, headquartered in Wenatchee, Washington, is a leading provider of environmentally-friendly, protective packaging for the food and beverage industry. The company is comprised of two diverse companies: Keyes Fibre and Wrap Pack.

Keyes Fibre, also located in Wenatchee, is among a limited number of suppliers that produce molded fiber trays for packaging and shipping apples, avocados, eggs and wine bottles. The company has the largest molded fiber plant on the West Coast, located in North America’s largest apple and pear growing regions.

Wrap Pack, located in Yakima, Washington, produces fruit and vegetable specialty-tissue protective wrap for storing and shipping pears, apples and citrus fruit.

The acquisition strengthens Tekni-Plex’s offerings to food and beverage industry customers as the company adds to its tray and flat portfolio.

“Once again we have added an incredible resource to the Tekni-Plex family,” Eldon Schaffer, CEO of Tekni-Plex Consumer Products division. “Keyes brings market intelligence and a deep material science application knowledge to us, as we continue on our journey to becoming more and more proactive for our customers.”

“Adding Keyes to the Tekni-Plex Consumer Products family also gives us a boost in our overall efforts toward providing additional sustainable solutions to our customers. Together with the recently acquired Grupo Phoenix capabilities, our existing Tekni-Plex organization and now with Keyes, we are building a tremendous future for the market, our customers and our employees” Schaffer continued.

Finally, the demand for molded fiber packaging products is expected to rise with increasing consumer pressure demand for more environmentally friendly packaging solutions.

“We are excited to join a company focused on creating next-generation solutions for the market and the opportunities this provides Keyes Packaging employees and customer partners,” said Kevin Stangeland, CEO.

Keyes Packaging Group will operate as part of the Tekni-Plex Consumer Products division.

ABOUT TEKNI-PLEX
Tekni-Plex is a globally integrated company that provides innovative solutions through material science and manufacturing technologies. A global leader in the Healthcare and Consumer Product markets, Tekni-Plex provides medical device components and a multitude of material science solutions that lead to a healthier and more sustainable world. Its solutions are found in some of the most well-known names in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Household and Food & Beverage markets. Headquartered in Wayne, Pa., Tekni-Plex employs 7,000 people throughout its operations in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Northern Ireland and the United States. For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.

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Groundbreaking ceremony in Blomberg: Phoenix Contact builds an energy-efficient facility for machine building

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The new building will consolidate all the machine building units currently scattered around the Blomberg site, bringing them together in one place. The 18,500 m² site provides space for a production area, offices, and a canteen. In the future, 400 employees will work here. Energy efficiency was a top priority during the planning. Along with the high insulation standard of the building enclosure, heat recovery via a ventilation system and air compressors, and highly efficient plant technology, a photovoltaic system of more than 750 KWp will be installed on the roof. This way, a large portion of the energy demand can be covered by green electricity. The heart of the heating and cooling system is an ice storage tank that will provide the energy for the heat pumps, a technology that utilizes the high amount of energy released by freezing water in order to support heating. The ice that forms in this process can be used for low-cost cooling. “When the system is combined with solar collectors for the ice tank, we can store regenerative energy at a low temperature level without any losses,” Stührenberg explains. “This is yet another building block for increasing our share of self-generated energy from renewable sources.”

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WORKPRO® Tools Renews Commitment And Increases Pledge To National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.®

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“This year, we at WORKPRO Tools want to continue to support the good work of NBCF, and we want to do so at an even higher level,” said Lily Chi, CEO of WORKPRO’s parent company, Hangzhou GreatStar Industrial Co., Ltd. “We are so proud to do what we can to support NBCF’s efforts to provide early detection and education about breast cancer and to support those who are dealing with the disease. Our company stands shoulder-to-shoulder with those who are facing this struggle.”

WORKPRO is featuring an assortment of essential hand tools, power tools and accessories that are appropriately colored in pink. Available on amazon.com, a portion of the proceeds from each tool will go directly to NBCF.  As part of the new commitment, WORKPRO Tools is stepping up its co-marketing efforts with NBCF.  WORKPRO is supporting NBCF’s mission by integrating NBCF’s marketing presence with its sponsored NASCAR XFINITY Race partnerships and in WORKPRO’S product marketing efforts.

About National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.®
Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Helping Women Now® by providing early detection, education and support services to those affected by breast cancer. A recipient of Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for 15 years, NBCF provides support through their National Mammography Program, Patient Navigation, breast health education, and patient support programs. For more information, please visit https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/ 

About WORKPRO® Tools:
Since 2009, WORKPRO® Tools has been committed to leading the way with innovative tools for the home do-it-yourselfer. Developed by Hangzhou GreatStar Industrial Co., Ltd., the largest hand tool manufacturer in Asia, WORKPRO® Tools delivers a diverse variety of hand tools, power tools and storage solutions. Sold in over 100 countries around the world, WORKPRO® Tools strives to provide tools to those who take pride in completing a project themselves.
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USD 1,289.57 Million Growth expected in Boiler Services Market by 2025 | 1,200+ Sourcing and Procurement Report | SpendEdge

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Major Price Trends in the Boiler Services’s Procurement Market

The pressure from substitutes and a moderate level of threat from new entrants has resulted in the moderate bargaining power of suppliers. This makes it extremely important to get the pricing and pricing model right. Buyers should align their preferred pricing models for Boiler Services with the wider industry and identify the cost-saving potential..

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IJGlobal reconhece a Atlas Renewable Energy com os prêmios Acordo de Energia do Ano ESG de 2020 e Social ESG

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O prêmio Social ESG foi concedido ao programa da Atlas “Somos parte da mesma energia”, uma iniciativa social lançada no Brasil, Chile e México, e implementada durante a fase de construção dos projetos de energia solar que a empresa está atualmente desenvolvendo nesses países.

O programa visa capacitar a força de trabalho feminina local com treinamentos que permitirão às mulheres optar por trabalhos mais técnicos na construção dos projetos. Ao mesmo tempo, a Atlas mobilizou seus empreiteiros para, no processo de contratação, dar prioridade às mulheres que participaram dos treinamentos. Esta iniciativa se tornou o principal programa social da Atlas e está alinhada com os Objetivos de Desenvolvimento Sustentável da ONU (5 – Igualdade de gênero, 8 – Trabalho decente e crescimento econômico, 10 – Redução de desigualdades e 12 – Consumo e produção responsáveis).

Até hoje, aproximadamente 1.000 mulheres foram treinadas em diferentes áreas, como construção civil, carpintaria, saúde e segurança, montagem de módulos, eletricidade, entre outras. Isso nos permitiu aumentar dos habituais 2% para 15% a participação feminina na construção dos projetos.

O programa “Somos parte da mesma energia” deve ser implementado nos novos projetos da empresa para que mais mulheres possam se beneficiar desses treinamentos e encontrar novas oportunidades de carreira.

A Usina Solar Jacarandá no Brasil também foi reconhecida pela IJGlobal com o prêmio Negócio de Energia Solar do Ano (Américas) devido à implementação bem-sucedida do programa “Somos parte da mesma energia” durante a construção do projeto.

Durante esse período, mais de 214 mulheres foram treinadas em habilidades técnicas. Entre as mulheres treinadas, 123 foram contratadas para fazer parte da construção da Jacarandá. No total, 159 mulheres foram contratadas, o que representou 17% do trabalho total contratado na Jacarandá durante o pico das obras. O projeto também se concentrou em contratar grupos sub-representados, como a população afrodescendente no estado da Bahia, que formou a maior parte da força de trabalho, 85% e 83% de homens e de mulheres afrodescendentes, respectivamente.

“É uma honra que a IJGlobal tenha reconhecido nosso programa de força de trabalho feminina “Somos parte da mesma energia” e sua implementação no projeto de energia solar Jacarandá”, disse Maria José Cortes, diretora de ESG da Atlas Renewable Energy. “Criar e implementar este programa tem sido uma experiência incrível para todos nós da Atlas, ajudando a abrir uma porta para novas oportunidades para mulheres em áreas rurais na América Latina e mudando paradigmas. Estamos muito orgulhosos disso, mas sabemos que ainda há muito a ser feito em termos de D&I. Esperamos que este programa promova a base de práticas mais inclusivas em nosso setor e nas comunidades onde atuamos.”

Sobre a Atlas Renewable Energy 

A Atlas Renewable Energy é uma empresa de geração de energia renovável que desenvolve, constrói e opera projetos de energia renovável com contratos de longo prazo em todas as Américas. O portfólio atual da empresa é de 2,2 GW de projetos contratados nos estágios de desenvolvimento, construção ou operação, e visa expandir para mais 4 GW nos próximos anos.

Fundada no início de 2017, a Atlas Renewable Energy conta com uma equipe experiente com o histórico mais longo em energia solar do setor da América Latina. A empresa é reconhecida por seus altos padrões no desenvolvimento, construção e operação de projetos em larga escala.

A Atlas Renewable Energy faz parte da Energy Fund IV, fundada pela Actis, uma importante investidora de capital privado no setor de energia. O crescimento da Atlas Renewable Energy se concentra nos principais mercados e economias emergentes, utilizando seus conhecimentos comprovados em desenvolvimento, comercialização e estruturação para acelerar a transformação para a energia limpa. Ao interagir ativamente com a comunidade e com as partes interessadas no centro de sua estratégia de projeto, a empresa trabalha incansavelmente para oferecer um futuro mais limpo.

Para saber mais sobre a Atlas Renewable Energy, acesse: www.atlasrenewableenergy.com

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