Category: Timber, Wood and Paper

Surteco Canada and Surteco USA Announce Appointment of Director of Distribution Sales
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Surteco Canada and Surteco USA Announce Appointment of Director of Distribution Sales

The company underlines commitment for future growth in North America

The United Kingdom Is Dominating the Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market
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The United Kingdom Is Dominating the Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market

Biodegradable Food Service Disposable Containers are fast becoming the standard. With improving technology and better heat resistant bio-plastic resins, this will become the de facto standard in the near future. Leslie Carr of Scyphus, writes about the Biodegradable Disposable Market, its future and how Scyphus Biodegradable Section is coping with the growing demand.

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Intratec Discloses Costs of Butyl Acrylate Production From Propylene and Butanol

New report details capital investment and operating costs of a Butyl Acrylate Plant

Scyphus Ramps Up Expansion by Establishing Itself in the Booming Popcorn Market
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Scyphus Ramps Up Expansion by Establishing Itself in the Booming Popcorn Market

Popcorn Boxes have evolved beyond the cinema and have become a favourite of event organisers and fast food joints alike. The primary reason, that these personalised popcorn boxes are becoming the preferred container over the erstwhile popular popcorn tubs, is the ease of storage and flexible printing options, and to top that, it's cost effective too.

The 4th Annual Sustainable Food & Beverage Conference & Expo, 7 November 2017
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The 4th Annual Sustainable Food & Beverage Conference & Expo, 7 November 2017

Dr Theo Hacking, Director of Graduate Programmes, will be speaking at the Annual Sustainable Food & Beverage Conference at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Scyphus Director Leslie Carr, writes about Food Safety and a safer Food Industry.

U.K. Has Been Taken Over by Takeaway, Now Another Culture That Prompts Restaurants to Prop Up There Packaging Quality and Branding Style
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U.K. Has Been Taken Over by Takeaway, Now Another Culture That Prompts Restaurants to Prop Up There Packaging Quality and Branding Style

Just like takeaway, which caters to fast food enthusiasts, a new dining culture is taking over. It's the 'home delivery' culture, online food delivery services, or direct from restaurant, home delivery of fine dining is in vogue in UK. Restaurants are gearing up with high-quality branded boxes, paper cups, pots & bags to extend their brand impression beyond the restaurant, to your dining table.

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Intratec Discloses Costs of Caustic Soda Production

New report details capital investment and operating costs of a Sodium Hydroxide Plant

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Intratec Discloses Costs of Vinyl Acetate Production

New report details capital investment and operating costs of a VAM Plant

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Intratec Discloses Costs of Titanium Dioxide Production

New report details capital investment and operating costs of a Titanium Dioxide Plant

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Takeaway Culture is So Non-English, but It's Catching on Fast

English breakfasts, fine dining, etiquette and sobriety, everything that is quaintly British is being taken over by an aggressive on the move eating and drinking, as work cultures change, and the way of life changes with that. Brits no more have the luxury of sitting at a restaurant for a quite lunch or a formal dinner. Good or bad, Britons are accepting the change and learning to live with it.

STIHL Inc. and Goodwill Industries International Receive 2017 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award
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STIHL Inc. and Goodwill Industries International Receive 2017 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

Winners to present their submissions at Pack Expo 2017 at
RPA Reusable Packaging Learning Center | Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm PDT

Paper Cup In-Flight Branding Unleashed
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Paper Cup In-Flight Branding Unleashed

In-flight advertising is not new, but not known to all for sure. It is one of the most effective branding solutions available to a company, and there are enumerable benefits. It creates a rare and ideal opportunity for businesses to communicate & engage target customers in a much captivating manner. Here are a few reasons why In-Flight advertising and specially with paper cups is important.

What 'Shazam for Brands' Means for Promotional Paper Cups
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What 'Shazam for Brands' Means for Promotional Paper Cups

Scyphus had earlier written on QR Codes on Cups and Augmented Reality experiences extended to paper cups. They have written on how 3.3 Million UK consumers scanned a QR code in the 2nd Quarter of 2012, and this is what you needed to make the user engage, interact and convert into a customer much more easily. But since then technology has moved further ahead and we have Shazam to replace QR.

Subliminal Messaging: Why Paper Cups Leave Billboards for Dead
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Subliminal Messaging: Why Paper Cups Leave Billboards for Dead

Paper cups as a medium of communication, conscious and subliminal messaging discussed by Scyphus Director Steve Morris

A Year After Brexit: The Impact on Trade and Industry
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A Year After Brexit: The Impact on Trade and Industry

Scyphus has been writing about Brexit and its effect on SME and Industry in General, particularly because Britain not being a major manufacturing country, they now revisit the effect of Brexit on an economy that has shifted over the years vastly from a manufacturing to a service-driven economy. In 1948, British industry accounted for 41% of the British economy. By 2013, it was just 14%.

UK Announces Diesel and Petrol Car Ban: By 2040 When the Production of Any New Petrol or Diesel Cars Will Be Completely Banned. but is an Electric Car Really Green?
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UK Announces Diesel and Petrol Car Ban: By 2040 When the Production of Any New Petrol or Diesel Cars Will Be Completely Banned. but is an Electric Car Really Green?

Diesel drivers on congested roads in towns and cities across the UK face new pollution taxes under Government plans which will ultimately herald the end of the traditional car. But this ambitious project of phasing out cars as we know will eventually increase the pressure on the power grid manifolds, the UK would need as many as 10 new power stations to cope with the electric revolution.

Help Scyphus in Supporting Medical Care for Africa
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Help Scyphus in Supporting Medical Care for Africa

Social responsibility is often a buzz word surrounding big league corporate in modern days. That is, ensuring that an organization is giving back something from what it is taking from the society as profit. Sometimes this implies reducing emissions from manufacturing facilities, supporting community development, and other efforts that provide something back. Scyphus appeals to its patrons...

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Coupon Cups: The Interactive Branded Paper Cup

Coupon Cups are the latest fad all across the B2C marketing industry.The closest analogy is coupons, prizes and tickets distributed by Cola companies on the reverse side of the sleeves on their PET bottles. Scyphus tells us about how and why this unique paper cup, that goes beyond its regular avatar and end up being quite quirky, is catching up so well with the non-hospitality people as well.

Is It a Myth That Ceramic Cups Are Less Harmful to Humans and the Planet Than That Paper Cup - Scyphus' Leslie Carr Debated in Favour of Paper Cups
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Is It a Myth That Ceramic Cups Are Less Harmful to Humans and the Planet Than That Paper Cup - Scyphus' Leslie Carr Debated in Favour of Paper Cups

It is already established that ceramic cups require 1000 times the energy to make a paper cup, and thus unless a ceramic cup is used at least a 1000 times, it's not as green as a paper cup, which when manufactured from certified sustainable paper and recycled properly have minimum effect on the planet. The question now is, is it as safe as a paper cup either?