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PRINCE GEORGE, BC, June 2, 2017 --- Pattern bargaining for Western Canada's pulp and paper sector has concluded with a four-year tentative agreement signed by Unifor, the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC), and Canfor Pulp....
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June 2, 2017---Lecta Merchanting Division, made up of Torraspapel Distribution in France, Spain and Portugal and Polyedra in Italy announces a price increase for deliveries of coated and uncoated woodfree papers, carbonless and other grades effective 1 July 2017...
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June 2, 2017---Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest into new production capacity at its Saint Severin plant in France to meet the growing demand for Genuine Vegetable Parchment (GVP) products used mainly in baking and cooking papers as well as in other food packaging solutions. The total investment is approximately EUR 6.7 million...
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June 1,2017 --International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract for acquisition of Paperchine, Inc., owned by AstenJohnson Holdings Ltd., headquartered in Charleston, SC. Paperchine and its subsidiaries have approximately 180 employees in total and manufacturing facilities in the USA (Rockton, IL, Springfield, MA, and Tucker, GA), Canada (Vancouver), Thailand (Bangkok), and Germany (Maintal)...
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TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, June 1, 2017 - Kruger Inc. today announced that it has completed the start-up phase of No. 10 Linerboard Machine and begun production of XTR, a next-generation product offering the highest strength-to-basis-weight ratio in North America. XTR is 100%-recycled and backed by Kruger's 50+ years of experience in the production of eco-friendly containerboard products....
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June 1, 2017 ---Valmet has been trusted as supplier for the rebuild of Alas Dorada's PM4 in El Salvador. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage. This will be achieved by installation of an Advantage ViscoNip press combined with an Advantage ReDry web heater. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for end of the year 2017...
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May 31, 2017 ---Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Schumacher Poledno's corrugated line in Bukowiec, Poland. The Valmet IQ Moisturizer with two beams will enable the mill to improve corrugated board quality and reduce production losses caused by warped board. The system will be started up in July 2017...
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May 31,2017 --Group revenue of R9.3 billion, down 1% with foreign operations results impacted by a 10% stronger average ZAR/USD exchange rate .Group trading profit of R1.1 billion, up 12%.Trading profit from Rest of Africa - R610 million - 32% higher; now 55% of group trading profit...
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May 31,2017 --Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it will revise the prices of its boxboard products.In recent years, as prices of raw materials and chemicals and distribution costs rise, the environment pertaining to boxboard production has grown increasingly severe...
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May 30,2017 --Visy Board New Zealand announces construction of a second corrugated packaging plant, to be established in the Waipa District, south of Hamilton in the Waikato Province...
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May 29,2017 --Motor oil has traditionally been stored in plastic bottles which typically use around 85% more material than the new Bag-in-Box® solution.The clever new design also facilitates easier, more precise pouring and reduces the likelihood of spillage...
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Walki is one of the most experienced global suppliers of soft foam process liner materials that are used in sofas for instance. Walki’s soft foam solution reduces waste during production by as much as 3%. Cost efficiency, compliance with environmental regulation and safety are important for soft foam manufacturers.
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May 27,2017 --FMCG-Cigarettes performance continues to be impacted by severe pressure on legal cigarette industry volumes even as illegal trade grows unabated.FMCG-Others Segment Revenue up 8% amidst a challenging operating environment - most major Businesses/categories improved market standing...
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MONTREAL, May 25, 2017 - On behalf of the Board of Directors of FPInnovations, Mr. Yvon Pelletier, Chairman of the Board, announced today that Pierre Lapointe, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPInnovations is stepping down from his position. A selection process will be started over the next few weeks and Pierre will remain in office until his replacement is appointed - likely sometime this Fall...
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and MONTREAL, May 25, 2017 -- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE: RYAM) and Tembec Inc. (TSX: TMB) today announced a definitive agreement under which Rayonier Advanced Materials will acquire Tembec...
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – Mac Papers, one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., today announced that it has entered into an agreement to supply dye sublimation transfer papers manufactured by industry leader Coldenhove. The agreement was facilitated by #1 Network, Inc., an organization of independent graphic arts dealers...
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NORCROSS, Ga., May 24, 2017 -- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain operations of U.S. Corrugated, a large independent manufacturer of corrugated products for packaging and displays...
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ATLANTA, May 24, 2017 -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company's (NYSE: GPK) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share. The dividend is payable on July 5, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2017...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.---May 24, 2017-- Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE) has received the Diamond Finalist Award for its Cryovac® OptiDure™ Abuse Bag in the 29th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation...
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JERSEY CITY, N.J.--May 24,2017---Dade Paper & Bag Co. (“Dade”), a leading distributor of food packaging, paper products, foodservice disposables, and janitorial & sanitary supplies based in Miami, Florida has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Imperial Bag & Paper Co., LLC (“Imperial”)...
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