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Dart Container Wins AF&PA Sustainability Award for Paper Recovery for Recycling (11/30/2016)

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington, D.C., USA, recognized Dart Container Corp., Mason, Mich., with the 2016 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Paper Recovery for Recycling for Dart’s Employee Recycling Center. The award was presented at AF&PA’s recent annual meeting in Cary, N.C.

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SAICA to Install Valmet IQ Moisturizer Systems at Corrugated Plants in Spain, France (6/17/2016)

Valmet, Finland, will supply two Valmet IQ Moisturizer systems to SAICA's corrugated board converting plants in El Prat, Spain, and Beaulac, France.

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Global Sack Kraft Market to Reach $10.5 Billion by End of 2024 (11/29/2016)

According to a recent research report published by Transparency Market Research, Albany, N.Y., USA, titled Sack Kraft Paper Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 – 2024,  the global sack kraft paper market is expected to reach a valuation of $10.5 billion by the end of 2024 compared with $8.4 billion in 2015. During the forecast period of 2016 and 2024, the global market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 2.6%.

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Packsize International Opens Subsidiary Operation in Australia (4/07/2016)

Packsize International, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, a provider of On Demand Packaging® for businesses with corrugated packaging needs, yesterday (March 6) announced that it has opened a subsidiary operation in Australia.

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Canfor Completes Wynndel Acquisition (4/19/2016)

Canfor Corp., Vancouver, B.C., Canada, announced this week that, further to its news release dated Jan. 21, 2016, it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Wynndel Box & Lumber Ltd. located in the Creston Valley, B.C. Wynndel is a producer of premium boards and customized specialty wood products sold under the brand name WynnWood.

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Supremex Acquires Durabox Paper (11/28/2016)

Supremex Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada, a manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of stock and custom envelopes and a growing provider of packaging and specialty products, this week announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Quebec -based Durabox Paper Inc., a manufacturer of specialty corrugated paper boxes.

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Metsa Board Orders Valmet IQ for New Extrusion Coating Line at Husum Mill (6/23/2016)

Metsa Board, Finland, has ordered Valmet IQ quality control systems (QCS) for a new extrusion coating line to start up in the first half of 2017 at its Husum mill.

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Hamburger Rieger to Boost Capacity of Linerboard Mill (4/20/2016)

According to a report by Euwid, Hamburger Rieger, Germany, plans to increase the capacity of its plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany by 70,000 metric tpy, to 250,000 metric tpy.

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Nippon Welcomed by Longview Labor Despite Slightly Mixed History (6/23/2016)

According to a report by The Daily News (Longview, Wash., USA) the North Pacific Paper Co. (NORPAC) mill in Longview will be the sole remaining Weyerhaeuser (Federal Way, Wash.) owned paper mill after its deal with Nippon is finalized by the end of the third quarter.

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Mondi Completes Acquisition of SIMET Corrugated Plant in Poland (4/28/2016)

Further to the announcement of Feb. 19, 2016, regarding its intention to acquire 100% of SIMET S.A., Mondi Group (Austria) confirmed that all conditions have been satisfied and the acquisition has been completed as of Tuesday (April 26).

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Graphic Packaging Wins Seven Paperboard Packaging Council Awards (11/29/2016)

Graphic Packaging International Inc. , Atlanta, Ga., USA, won a total of seven awards at the recent Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) 2016 Awards competition. This year's event was held in San Antonio, Texas.

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Grupo Gondi Places Large Orders for Bobst, BHS Corrugated Lines (11/15/2016)

Grupo Gondi, Mexico, this past week placed some large orders for expanded corrugator capacity with Bobst, Switzerland, and BHS Corrugated Lines, Germany. According to Euardo Posada, CEO of Grupo Gondi, “these investments will support the rapid expansion we are undertaking by updating and expanding our production capabilities with state-of-the-art technology and by adding the extra capacity we need for the near future. It means that we will continue to provide the market with the best possible packaging solutions while we also support the investments that our major clients are making in new plants in the region.”


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Elopak Launches Pure-Pak Sense Aseptic Carton (11/16/2016)

Elopak, Norway, has launched a new package for aseptic products, the Pure-Pak® Sense Aseptic carton, with unique design and functional features. Eckes-Granini Finland is the first juice company in Europe to introduce the new Pure-Pak® Sense Aseptic carton, with the re-launch last month (October 2016) of its popular Marli Natur juice range.


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Hood Container to Install New Press Section, Recycling Plant at Louisiana Mill (11/29/2016)

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Hood Container, St. Francisville, La., USA, announced the company will make a capital investment in two phases and install new equipment at its St. Francisville-based paper manufacturing facility. As part of the upgrades, Hood Container will retain 237 jobs held by Louisiana residents at the St. Francisville facility and create 10 new direct jobs with an average salary of $51,450, plus benefits. Louisiana Economic Development (LED) estimates the project will result in 30 new indirect jobs, for a total of more than 40 new jobs in the region. The expansion also will generate 80 construction jobs.

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New Research Shows Fruit Packed in Corrugated is Safer, Fresher than in RPCs (6/30/2016)

New scientific research indicates that corrugated packaging keeps fruit fresher and safer than reusable plastic crates (RPCs) and can significantly reduce contamination from transferred microorganisms.

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Kiev CPM to Modernize Paperboard Machine Press Section (4/12/2016)

The Kiev Cardboard and Paper Mill (CPM), Ukraine, has launched a project to modernize its No. 2 paperboard machine.

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Release Liners Market to Reach $17 billion by 2024 (11/28/2016)

The global market for release liners demonstrates a fragmented and highly competitive landscape due to a large pool of manufacturers, according to a new research report by Transparency Market Research (TMR), Albany, N.Y., USA, titled Release Liner Market (Application - Envelopes and Packaging, Graphic Arts, Hygiene, Industrial, Medical, Pressure sensitive label stock, and Tapes; Labeling Technology - Adhesive applied, In-Mold, Pressure sensitive labeling, and Sleeving; Substrates - Film, Glassine, Polyolefin Paper, Clay Coated paper, and Art paper) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 – 2024. At the forefront of this market are Mondi Group, 3M, Avery Dennison Corp., Gascogne Group, Rayven Inc., UPM, and Loparex Holding B.V.

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Georgia-Pacific Corrugated Acquires Southern California-Based Reliable Container (6/16/2016)

Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., USA, continues to expand its corrugated packaging business with the acquisition of Southern California-based Reliable Container.

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Neenah Packaging Announces Expanded Box Wrap Portfolio, Custom Design Solutions (6/15/20165)

Neenah Packaging, Alpharetta, Ga., USA, has announced the significantly expanded offering of its Box Wrap portfolio, with new additions to its Premium Packaging Solutions, and the introduction of its Luxury Packaging Solutions.

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