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LOS ANGELES, CA – Mar 24, 2015 – OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced today it has completed the sale of Kotkamills Oy, to MB Funds, an independent Finnish private equity firm focused on acquisitions in the Nordic market. Kotkamills, located in Kotka, Finland... read more »
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MONTREAL, Mar 11, 2015 - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) will hold its annual meeting of stockholders on Friday, May 29, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, Oglethorpe room, 2 Tenth Street, Augusta, Georgia... read more »
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NORCROSS, Ga. & RICHMOND, Va.--- Rock-Tenn Company ("RockTenn") (NYSE: RKT) and MeadWestvaco Corporation ("MWV") (NYSE: MWV) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) with respect to the pending business combination... read more »
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JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Mac Papers, one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., today unveiled a new corporate brand that reaffirms the company’s position in the marketplace and positions it for future success... read more »
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Mar 3, 2015---Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro; hereinafter, "Nippon Paper Industries") has decided to integrate Yoshinaga Mill (Address: 798 Hina, Fuji-shi, Shizuoka Prefecture) and Fuji Mill (Address: 600 Tadehara, Fuji-shi, Shizuoka... read more »
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HARTSVILLE, S.C., Mar 9, 2015 -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in Graffo Paranaense de Embalagens S/A (Graffo)... read more »
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar 9, 2015 -- International Paper announced today that it has been recognized as one of the 2015 World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and governance.... read more »
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DS Smith Plc (“DS Smith”), the leading provider of recycled corrugated packaging in Europe, is pleased to announce the proposed acquisition of the Duropack business (“the acquisition”) for approximately €300m (c.£220m).... read more »
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ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2015 -- Caraustar Industries, Inc., a portfolio company of H.I.G. Middle Market, the dedicated middle market investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, has completed the acquisition of The Newark Group, Inc.... read more »
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ATLANTA----Crown Paper Group, Inc. has acquired Port Townsend Holdings Company, which includes the Port Townsend Paper mill in Port Townsend, WA; the Crown Packaging plant in Vancouver BC; the Boxmaster packaging plant, also in Vancouver; and Distribution Centers in Kelowna, BC, and Calgary, AB.... read more »
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Feb 18,2015 --Stora Enso has completed the divestment announced on 13 December 2014 of its Uetersen specialty and coated fine paper mill in Germany to a company mainly owned by the private equity fund Perusa Partners Fund 2... read more »
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(UPM, Helsinki, 10 February 2015) - UPM has significantly reduced work-related accidents with a three year program called “Step Change in Safety 2012–2014”. UPM’s lost time accident frequency* (LTAF) has decreased by 70% from 15.2 in 2012 to 4.4 in 2014... read more »
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Feb. 4, 2015 - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recovery of recyclable materials and the manufacture of green packaging and tissue paper products, confirmed completion of the transaction announced on December 11, 2014... read more »
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Feb 2, 2015: J. D. Irving Pulp & Paper Division has achieved top quartile safety performance in 2014 while surpassing its all-time production record (2013).... read more »
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LOS ANGELES----OpenGate Capital, a global private buyout firm, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of DS Smith Packaging Papeterie de Nantes SAS (“the Nantes mill”) from DS Smith Plc... read more »
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