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Jan 3,2018---Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces it has acquired a 25% stake in Rengo Packaging Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (RPM), a corrugated subsidiary located in Shah Alam near Kuala Lumpur, from Thai Containers Group Co., Ltd. Through this acquisition, RPM has been made a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rengo....
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 2, 2018 --- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced that it has completed the transfer of its North America Consumer Packaging business to Graphic Packaging. As a result of the transaction, Graphic Packaging has assumed $660 million of IP debt. IP now holds a 20.5% ownership interest in the subsidiary of Graphic Packaging that holds the assets of the combined business...
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LONDON, MILAN, Jan 2, 2018 – Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Fedrigoni, a leading global producer of specialty papers and self-adhesive labels. The Fedrigoni family will retain a minority stake in the business...
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MONTRÉAL, Dec. 22, 2017 --- Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the closing of a transaction to acquire the 49 percent equity interest held by The New York Times Company in Donohue Malbaie Inc. for a cash purchase price in the amount of C$20 million. Resolute already owned 51 percent of the shares of Donohue Malbaie...
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VANCOUVER, Dec. 20, 2017 --- - Fortress Paper Ltd. ("Fortress Paper" or the "Company") (TSX:FTP) (OTCQX:FTPLF) reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Fortress Security Papers AG ("FSP"), has entered into and completed a share purchase agreement with the Swiss National Bank ("SNB") and Orell Füssli Holding AG ("OF"), pursuant to which the Company sold the two legal entities representing their security paper products business comprised of all of the shares of its wholly owned subsidiaries, Landqart AG and Landqart Management and Services AG...
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Dec 14, 2017---Sappi Limited, a leading global producer of dissolving wood pulp, speciality and packaging papers, graphic (printing and writing) paper and biomaterials, today announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group Holding AG (CPG) for CHF146.5 million (approximately $149 million)...
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC , Dec. 14, 2017 --- Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS) announces the acquisition of four plants in Ontario to strengthen its position in the containerboard packaging sector, and the purchase of an ownership position in Tencorr Holdings Corporation ("Tencorr"). The company also announces an increase in its equity holding of the Greenpac Mill LLC ("Greenpac")...
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Nov 27,2017---Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium paperboards is pleased to announce that its Simpele mill has recently integrated the FSSC 22000 food safety system into its management systems and received third party certificate to verify this...
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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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