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Is more foreign boxboard finding its way into the US market?
By Dustin Jalbert, economist, paper packaging The unprecedented growth in global boxboard capacity has understandably generated some concerns about how effectively the marketplace can absorb these volumes in the near term, particularly in a weak global economic environment. China’s aggressive expansion into virgin boxboard has been well in excess of both domestic and even global demand growth for virgin boxboard over the last several years, and now market players await the impact of another salvo of capacity from Europe. The European projects alone will add roughly 1.2 million metric tons of folding boxboard capacity (FBB) capacity through 2017. We have explored these and other global trends in our recent World Boxboard Study.
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TricorBraun Team Member Earns IoPP Packaging Professional Status
Yang Li was awarded the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation from the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). Yang Li, global business coordinator at TricorBraun, St. Louis, Mo.,
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Familiar Names, a New location and a New Attitude
Familiar Names, a New location and a New Attitude April 19-20, 2017 (right before PaperCon2017) Kristi Ledbetter, TAPPI’s Converting Division Manager, and I had the privilege to revisit a company
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Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018)
Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018) Farrell Appointed SVP, Supply Chain, for Graphic Packaging International (1/16/2018) Mike Farrell will have
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Sack and kraft packaging demand is shifting to consumer application
JOHN NELSON World demand for sack and kraft paper used in packaging is set for healthy annual growth of three percent across the next five years, according to the latest exclusive research from Smithers Pira.
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Corrugated Industry Stands Solid on New Package Cleanliness Research and Sustainability Facts
The first corrugated box was produced in the United States in 1895.
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