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Barrier Coating Transforms Paper/Board into Recyclable Wax, Polyethlene Paper Alternatives (1/10/2018)

By applying EcoShield® Barrier Coating onto their kraft paper, recycled paper, and linerboard, manufacturers can produce fully recyclable and repulpable paper and boxes that resist moisture, oil, and grease.

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Sappi Expands Corrugated Board Lines with New Type of Fresh Fiber Liner (1/12/2018)

Fusion Uncoated is based on the paper concept for the already very successful Fusion Topliner. In contrast to the double-coated Fusion Topliner, however, Fusion Uncoated has a natural, uncoated surface.

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WS Packaging Conserves Landfill Space with Recyclable Clean-Release Card (1/22/2018)

REI Co-Op partners with Quad/Graphics and WS Packaging Group to create innovative solution for direct mail catalogs. 

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NIB, BillerudKorsnäs Sign Loan for New Board Machine in Gruvön, Sweden (3/14/2018)

New board machine will have an annual production capacity of 550,000 metric tons of liquid packaging board, carton board, food service board, and kraftliners.

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WestRock to Install New Valmet Linerboard Line at Florence, S.C. Mill (3/22/2018)

Delivery will include a state-of-the-art kraft linerboard machine to replace three older, narrow-width paper machines. 

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Fire Damages Paper Machine at Carthage Specialty Paperboard (1/02/2018)

Six workers are treated for smoke inhalation, and one is sent to the local hospital. 

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Maurer Appointed SVP, Americas Foodservice, for Graphic Packaging International (1/15/2018)

Spencer Maurer will serve as SVP of the business unit created from the combination with International Paper's Consumer Packaging business.

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PaperWorks Invests $3 million in New Warehouse for Indiana Paperboard Mill (1/10/2018)

New warehouse for Wabash, Ind., USA, mill will be capable of storing up to 7,000 tons of coated recycled board rolls.

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Announces Made by Milk Contest Winners (1/09/2018)

Lillian Ruediger Elementary of Tallahassee, Fla., won the grand prize of $5,000 in the 2018 “Made by Milk Carton Construction Contest” for its “Roadrunners Endless Summer Surfin’ Safari” creation.

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WestRock Completes Acquisition of Plymouth Packaging (1/08/2018)

Acquisition represents WestRock's entry into the growing on-demand corrugated packaging market that serves many e-commerce and other custom-packaging applications.

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Mpact Uses Voith HiCon 2.0 to Increase Capacity, Cut Energy Requirements (3/16/2018)

South African paperboard producer Mpact is the first Voith customer to use an InfiltraDiscfilter with HiCon 2.0 technology following a machine rebuild. At Mpact, the disc filters have significantly exceeded expectations. 

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Cellulose Replaces Plastic in Future Packaging Material (3/16/2018)

Project aim is to develop composite materials from nanocellulose and cellulose, which can be used as a barrier for heat, air, and moisture.

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PaperWorks Industries Finalizes Deleveraging and Recapitalization Transaction (3/06/2018)

Recapitalization supported by 98.7% of noteholders and reduced debt by 70%. New capital structure provides foundation for future growth and strategic opportunities. 

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Coveris Names Mosser CEO (1/02/2018)

Jakob A. Mosser will take over the company’s CEO responsibilities from Interim CEO Dimitri Panayotopoulos, effective Jan. 8, 2018.

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Huhtamaki to Strengthen Labeling Business in India (3/29/2018)

Acquisition of Ajanta Packaging will further strengthen Huhtamaki's labeling business in India by adding new printing technologies into its offering as well as improving its innovation capability.

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U.S. Boxboard Production Decreases in January (3/01/2018)

Output decreased 0.8% compared with January 2017 and was down 1.2% from last month.

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GPI Develops Packages for Young’s N.A. Seafood Expansion (3/02/2018)

Graphic Packaging International’s packages are designed specifically for U.K.-based Young’s North American market expansion.

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Huhtamaki to Further Improve Competitiveness in China (1/03/2018)

Company continues implementing operation efficiencies by consolidating production capacities in China.

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U.S Packaging Paper Shipments Decline in February (3/22/2018)

February 2018 shipments were 3.1New Link% lower than February 2017. Bag & Sack shipments were down 8.6% year-to-date and Multiwall shipments were down 14.5%.

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U.S. Containerboard Output Rises in December (1/15/2018)

Containerboard production in December 2017 was up 3.6% compared with December 2016 and up 3.1% year-to-date.

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