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June 30,2017 --In April 2017, ABK Groupe & PAPCEL signed a new contract with the customer PT Aspex Kumbong, West Java, Indonesia to supply a complete tissue machine including approach flow system, Crescent former, winder and auxiliary equipment...
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GREEN BAY, Wis., June 29, 2017 -- WS Packaging Group, Inc., today announced that Dean Wimer has been named chief executive officer effective July 1, 2017, and current CEO Charlie Eitel will take over as the company's chairman. Wimer has been chief operating officer since July 2016....
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June 29,2017--Rottneros has developed a food packaging tray for fresh food and take away. The tray is manufactured entirely with wooden raw material and is both recyclable, renewable and degradable. The new product has been developed at Rottneros’ facility in Sunne, Sweden where a completely new production line for the trays is currently building...
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June 29, 2017 ---Valmet will supply two more containerboard production lines with related automation systems for Nine Dragons Industries Co., Ltd., China. The new production lines will be located in Hebei (PM 41) and Shenyang (PM 42) and are similar to the previous orders of PM 39 and PM 40 announced in March 2017...
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June 28, 2017---Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line with an extensive automation package to ICT Iberica in Spain. The new Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line will be installed at the company's mill in Burgo and will fit the company's intention to adopt state of the art technology for their highest quality tissue production....
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June 28,2017 --The joint-stock company PAPCEL, Czech Republic, won a tender for the supply of new machinery and equipment for the preparation of starch, which will be delivered to the paper mill OOO "Alexinskaya bumazhno-kartonnaya fabrika" in the Russian Federation, a member of the holding SFT Group...
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HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 28, 2017 -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a family-held developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films for approximately $170 million in cash...
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June 27, 2017---Metsä Tissue will rebuild paper machine 5 at its Düren mill in Germany. The total investment is approximately EUR 15 million and the rebuild starts immediately. The new volumes will be available on the market during the last quarter of 2018...
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June 27, 2017 ---Valmet will supply an Advantage DCT machine including the flexible ViscoNip press and an extensive automation package to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya. The company has decided to invest in a second machine at their mill in Yelabuga in Tartaristan, Russia, to meet the increasing demand for their high-quality tissue products....
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ATLANTA, June 24, 2017 -- Caraustar Industries, Inc. today announced the continuation of the previously announced price increase on paperboard tubes and cores and protective packaging products."The April announced price increase on our paperboard products was in response to the increased cost in uncoated recycled paperboard (URB)," reported Rick Moreland, Vice President of Sales for Caraustar's Industrial Products Group...
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June 24,2017--From 1 October 2017 all Holmen Paper sales in Spain and Portugal will be managed by the organization of CellMark.As communicated in 2016, Holmen’s Madrid mill has been sold and will be converted for containerboard production. This conversion will be initialized in mid-September 2017, and the mill will from this point cease to produce newsprint. Consequently...
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ATLANTA, June 23, 2017-- Georgia-Pacific today announced that its Palatka, Florida, mill has been selected as the location for the company's previously announced investment of more than $400 million in its GP Consumer (retail) tissue and towel business. The investment supports continued growth for key customers' premium private label towel products...
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June 23,2017--PulpEye has now reached the milepost of 50 units sold as Ahlstrom-Munksjö Aspa Bruk in Sweden invests in a PulpEye system for pulp analyses online. Bleached and unbleached kraft pulp is produced at the Aspa mill and the PulpEye they have acquired contains modules for determination and measuring of kappa number, brightness, dots and pH...
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UPM, Helsinki, June 22, 2017 - The Biofore company UPM has launched a new solution for the thin print market. The revolutionary paper, UPM EcoLite, has been specially designed to meet the needs of customers printing pharmaceutical leaflets and religious literature as well as user manuals and instructions. By choosing this new paper, UPM's customers will benefit from significant cost savings compared to a conventional paper solution...
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June 23,2017 --The company will increase prices on greaseproof papers by 5% on all despatches from 1st September 2017.Business Unit Sales and Marketing Director, Peter Warren says “Over the past two years our business has endeavoured to keep cost inflation to a minimum by driving internal efficiency and making targeted investments...
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June 23,2017--In May 2017, Kemsley Mill successfully passed the external audits for their Quality, Environmental, and Energy Management systems, retaining its ISO9001, ISO 14001 and ISO50001 accreditations...
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June 22, 2017---Ocean Paper welcomes Rosanne Burns. Rosanne is a sales veteran with over 30 years of experience in the pulp and paper industry. Rosanne has numerous long standing client and vendor relationships that will complement the value proposition and service that Ocean Paper delivers...
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BOSTON – June 22, 2017 – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the addition of Somerset 9 point (9pt) Gloss to its Somerset product line. The new line, made at its Somerset mill, will offer an eight percent yield advantage over competitive 9pt grades and increased cost savings for customers...
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NORCROSS, Ga., June 22, 2017 -- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) today announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxes, sheets and point-of-purchase displays....
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June 22, 2017---In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees at the mill are still ongoing, but PM8 was permanently shut down yesterday...
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