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Iggesund Paperboard’s both mills – in Iggesund, Sweden, and Workington, England - have been awarded the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done by the EcoVadis firm of analysts. EcoVadis provides the leading system for assessing and marking the suppliers of global companies and has evaluated more than 25,000 suppliers. Companies using EcoVadis include Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, L’Oréal and Heineken.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. & MONTREAL--Nov 21,2017----Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Tembec Inc., combining two complementary high purity cellulose businesses and diversifying its product offerings with integrated forest products, paper, paperboard and newsprint businesses...
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CHARLOTTE, NC--Nov 20, 2017 - Since 1997, Converters Expo has brought professionals from across the converting industry to Wisconsin to share the latest technology, products, and ideas. Thanks to the overwhelming success of the event and industry demand, Converters Expo is adding a new show, Converters Expo South, which will debut on February 6, 2018 in Charlotte, NC at the Charlotte Convention Center...
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APPLETON, Wis., Nov. 13, 2017 -- Appvion, Inc. today announced plans to consolidate the majority of the carbonless paper coating and rewinding operations currently performed at its plant in Appleton, Wisconsin, to its integrated pulp and paper mill in Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania, and relocate the Appleton Plant's sheeting operations to an Appvion-operated facility near the mill. The company expects the transition will begin in January and be completed in the third quarter of 2018....
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ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 2, 2017- Neenah Paper, Inc. ("Neenah" or the "Company") announced today that it had completed the previously announced purchase of the outstanding equity of W.A. Sanders Coldenhove Holding B.V. ("Coldenhove"). Coldenhove is a specialty materials manufacturer based in the Netherlands, with a leading position in digital transfer media and other technical products...
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DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 2, 2017 -- Iconex, a leading global provider of receipt and label solutions, today announced the acquisitions of RiteMade Paper Converters, Inc. (RiteMade) and PM Company in two separate transactions. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed...
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YORK, Pa.--Oct 26,2017-- Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) announced today that its Advanced Airlaid Materials Business Unit (AMBU) was recently recognized for exemplary core values and excellent service by Rockline Industries during their annual State of Rockline strategic supplier event in Sheboygan, Wisconsin on October 4, 2017...
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Oct 24, 2017---Metsä Board has once again been rewarded a position on the CDP Water A List as well as on the CDP Climate A List. This is the third consecutive year that the company has been included on the CDP Water A List and the second year on the CDP Climate A List. Metsä Board also achieved Leadership status in the CDP Forest programme for the third year in a row. CDP is a non-profit global environmental disclosure platform...
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Oct 23, 2017---Rottersac and Stenay specialty papers production sites have obtained ISO 50001:2011 certification for their Energy Management System (EnMS) from SGS. Energy efficiency is a critical environmental performance indicator that helps to achieve cost optimization as well as helping to preserve resources...
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COMBINED LOCKS, Wis., Oct. 20, 2017 -- Appleton Coated LLC, a manufacturer of coated, uncoated, and specialty papers, as well as containerboard medium, liner, white top and coated white top has been sold to Industrial Assets Corp., a California-based corporation specializing in the acquisition and subsequent resale and or leasing of distressed manufacturing companies in their entirety. IA Corp...
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ATLANTA, Oct. 12, 2017 -- Graphic Packaging International (GPI), a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products for food, beverage and other consumer product companies, brought home 11 awards, including the Top Innovation Award, from the prestigious 2017 Paperboard Packaging Council Awards competition Thursday, Oct. 5 in Scottsdale, Ariz...
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Oct 10,2017---Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it has acquired a 100% stake in Sugii Kogyosho Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Tateyama-shi, Chiba Prefecture; President: Shigeki Sugii), making it a wholly-owned subsidiary...
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ROCHESTER, N.H.---Oct. 5, 2017-- Albany International Corp. (NYSE:AIN) announced today that its subsidiary, Albany International France S.A.S. (“Albany France”), has initiated discussions with the employee Works Council regarding a proposal to restructure operations at the Company’s Machine Clothing production facilities in Sélestat, France. The proposed restructuring would reduce employment by approximately 54 positions...
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ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2017 -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), has announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has acquired Norgraft Packaging, S.A.Norgraft is a leading folding carton producer in Spain focused on the food and household goods markets. Norgraft converts approximately 25,000 tons of paperboard annually and operates two converting plants located in Maliaño and Requejada in Cantabria, Spain. The business generated revenue of approximately $40 million on an LTM basis...
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Oct 4,2017---Smurfit Kappa has reached the 50th anniversary of developing automated packing lines. Since the first was launched in Sweden back in 1967, the company has developed, produced and installed over 8,000 innovative machines across many countries and market segments, servicing the world’s biggest brands...
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Leeds, MA, Oct 3, 2017 ---- Effective September 14, 2017, Chartpak, Inc. has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement for the selected assets of The W. G. Fry Corporation, a private label manufacturer of specialty notebooks, sketchbooks, and boutique papers. The assets include, but are not limited to, inventory, machinery and equipment, intellectual property and its customer base...
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LAKE FOREST, Ill.---Oct. 3, 2017-- Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of Sacramento Container Corporation and 100% of the membership interests of Northern Sheets, LLC and Central California Sheets, LLC in a cash-free, debt-free transaction. Funding for the $265 million purchase price came from available cash on hand....
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Atlanta, Georgia USA-- Sep 29,2017--Coldwater Group announced the acquisition of the paper machine drainage elements business of CoorsTek in Hillsboro, Oregon, formerly known as Wilbanks Ceramics, which becomes effective October 1, 2017...
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BAODING, China, Sept. 28, 2017 -- Orient Paper, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONP) ("Orient Paper" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that the Company postponed the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders ("Annual Meeting") that was originally scheduled to be held on September 25, 2017, at 10:00 AM local time in Wei County, China, due to a lack of the requisite quorum...
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MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2017 -- Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) today announced that its board of directors, as part of its ongoing efforts to maximize stockholder value, has formed a Strategic Alternatives Committee comprised of independent directors Eugene I. Davis, Alan J. Carr and Steven D. Scheiwe, with Mr. Davis serving as chairperson...
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