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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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June 21,2017 --Metsä Group made the decision concerning the largest investment in the history of Finnish forest industry in April 2015, and the large-scale project at Äänekoski has progressed as planned – on schedule and according to the budget – towards the mill’s start-up. At the moment, the bioproduct mill project is in the departments’ trial run and commissioning phase...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.--June 21,2017 --Golden West Packaging Group LLC has acquired four independent packaging companies: Heritage Solutions, Inc., Capital Corrugated, Inc., PackageOne, Inc., Packaging Innovators Corporation; and their co-owned captive sheet feeder, Cal Sheets, LLC...
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HARTSVILLE, S.C., June 20, 2017 -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it is renewing its previously announced April price increase for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada...
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UPM, Helsinki, June 20, 2017 --- UPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading the mill's production process with a EUR 30 million investment. The upgrade will be targeted in the mill's fibre lines, recovery boiler, evaporation, bailing and wood handling...
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June 19, 2017 ---Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line to Sofidel's Ibertissue mill in Buñuel, Navarra, in Spain. The delivery includes an Advantage NTT 200 tissue production line, stock preparation equipment and automation system. Start-up of the new line is scheduled for third quarter 2018...
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CRABTREE, QC, June 15, 2017 --- Kruger Products L.P., Canada's leading manufacturer of quality tissue products for household, industrial and commercial use, today provided an update on the new No. 8 Paper Machine (PM8) Project at its Crabtree Plant and invited a few media and partner representatives in Lanaudière to visit the soon-to-be-completed project...
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SALT LAKE CITY — June 14, 2017 — Packsize International today announced the immediate availability of the iQ3™ On Demand Packaging® machine. This next-generation iQ Series system from Packsize minimizes operating, material, and shipping costs from a machine footprint of only 62 square feet, including the z-Fold® corrugated bale(s) from which the boxes are made...
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Vienna,June 14 2017 ---The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) has announced the winners of its Safety Awards Program for 2016. We are delighted to announce that three Mondi Industrial Bags plants in North America won PSSMA awards for plant safety in recognition of the “Best annual safety experience”...
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June 14,2017 --International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from AO Knauf Petroboard to rebuild the KM 2 board machine at its mill in Kommunar, Russia. The board machine – with a basis weight range from 100-320 g/m2, a working width of 4,260 mm, and a design speed of 700 m/min – has an annual capacity of 155,000 t/a for production of gypsum board made of 100% waste paper raw material. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2018...