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Solenis Launches Fusion Strength and Performance Technology (6/07/2017)
FusionSM Strength and Performance Technology combines specialty chemistries and state-of-the-art process control offering packaging paper and board manufacturers new capabilities to increase sheet strength and quality while reducing operating costs.
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WestRock Completes Acquisition of Multi Packaging Solutions (6/06/2017)
"I am excited about our acquisition of MPS, which is an important step in the continuing development of WestRock," said Steve Voorhees, CEO of WestRock.
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Voith’s EdgeExpert Saves 4% Virgin Fibers at Smurfit Kappa (6/08/2017)
Concept provides cost savings on raw material consumption, perfect seal for the cleanest wire edge, and is suitable for single- and multi-layer machines.
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DS Smith Acquires DPF Groupe (6/05/2017)
DPF Groupe is a specialist in multi material packaging solutions for the industry and a well-invested corrugated producer. It operates two companies in France.
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Tobacco Packaging Market Worth $16.65 Billion by 2022 (6/07/2017)
Market size is estimated to grow from $14.27 billion in 2017 to $16.65 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 3.1%.
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Smurfit Kappa Launches Eco-Friendly New Type of Packaging for Motor Oil (6/02/2017)
New Bag-in-Box product, which protects and conserves the oil, has been specially designed for the automotive industry.
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Plastic-Free Blister Packs Made with Iggesund Paperboard’s Invercoat (6/01/2017)
Major benefits of being made from 100% paperboard include reduced environmental impact, and less consumer rage and self-injury.
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DS Smith Invents New Type of Charcoal Packaging (6/02/2017)
WonderGrill Box is a sealed rectangular box, without grooves in the base, so that coal dust will not leak out. Box is made impregnable by incorporating a latch in the flap of the closure, which hooks into a groove in the box once it is closed.
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Indian Army Sets up Plant to Recycle Used Tetra Pak Cartons (6/02/2017)
Counter Insurgency Force (CIF) Kilo has undertaken an environment project for recycling of used Tetra Pak cartons, in association with Tetra Pak India.
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GualapackGroup Acquires Mexican Converter Excel Nobleza (6/01/2017)
With acquisition, Italy-based flexible packaging producer GualapackGroup establishes capacity on the American continent.
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Graphic Packaging to Launch Integraflex Packaging Solution (1/31/2018)
Company will debut its new Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, U.K., from Feb. 28 - March 1, 2018.
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PaperWorks to Install New Die-Cutter for Greensboro Folding Carton Litho Press (1/31/2018)
Company has invested $2 million in a new 40-in. sheet-fed Bobst die-cutter for its Greensboro, N.C., USA, facility.
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Huhtamaki Expands to Paper Bag Manufacture in Poland (1/30/2018)
Huhtamaki currently manufactures paper bags in Russia only and this initiative further strengthens its position as a one-stop-shop to foodservice customers.
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Evergreen Packaging Pinpoints Four Trends Shaping Food, Beverage Industries (1/30/2018)
This year’s study by EcoFocus Worldwide identifies emerging consumer segment called "Fresh Authentics.”
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BillerudKorsnäs Orders Valmet Measurement, Analyzer Technology for Board Machine in Sweden (1/31/2018)
With advanced and best-available measurement and analyzer technology, the mill will be able to achieve the very high board quality goals set for the machine.
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WestRock Names Armstrong VP, Investor Relations (1/22/2018)
James Armstrong brings more than 12 years of experience in investment analysis on both the sell and buy sides, specializing in the paper and packaging industry.
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Institute of Packaging Professionals Elects Fenton to Board of Directors (1/23/2018)
TricorBraun’s VP of Brand Marketing Suzanne Fenton elected for second two-year term.
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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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Valmet to Supply OptiConcept M Board Production Line for Pratt Industries N.A. (1/23/2018)Valmet to Supply OptiConcept M Board Production Line for Pratt Industries N.A. (1/23/2018)
Board production line with automation will be installed at Pratt Paper, for its new greenfield mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA. The mill will use 100% recovered paper to produce lightweight and high-performance linerboard and corrugated medium.