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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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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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Kotkamills to Make Pre-Feasibility Study for New Saturating Base Kraft PM (3/07/2018)

New paper machine (PM 3) investment would increase production of laminating papers at Kotka, Finland.

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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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Rengo Makes Asahi Shiko a Wholly-Owned Corrugated Subsidiary (2/10/2017)

Rengo Co. (Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan) Chairman, President, and CEO Kiyoshi Otsubo announced that the company has acquired all of Nippon Paper Industries’ shares of Rengo consolidated subsidiary Asahi Shiko Co. (Konosu-shi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan). The investment ration prior to the acquisition was Rengo 60%, Nippon Paper Industries 40%. Asahi Shiko is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rengo.

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Sappi Maastricht Orders Valmet Machine Rebuild to Board Production (2/27/2017)

Valmet, Finland, will rebuild a paper machine for Sappi Maastricht in the Netherlands. With the rebuilt PM 6, Sappi will be able to improve the existing graphical board products and move into producing high quality solid bleached board (SBB) and folding box board (FBB) grades. Today PM 6 is producing coated woodfree (CWF) paper grades. Startup of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for early 2018. The value of the order was not disclosed.

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U.S. Boxboard Output in February a Mixed Bag (3/19/2018)

Production in February 2018 increased 2.4% compared with February 2017, but decreased 4.8% from last month (January 2018).

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Sonoco Announces Supplier Sustainability Award Recipients (6/16/2017)

2017 award recipients are: Bristol Global Mobility, Pro Label Inc., Superior Group, Mondi Group, and CARLSON WAGONLIT. 

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WestRock Chairman Luke Named 2018 Outstanding Director (3/02/2018)

Luke has served as non-executive chairman of WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, since 2015. He is the former chairman and CEO of MeadWestvaco Corp.

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Mondi Joins WWF’s Climate Savers Business Leadership Program (3/13/2018)

Global packaging and paper group adopts 2050 science-based targets to limit global temperature rise to under 2°C. 

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Burgo Announces Conversion to Containerboard Plan for Line 2 at Avezzano Mill (2/28/2017)

Burgo Group S.p.A., Italy, one of the main European producers of graphical and special papers, this week announced the start of a conversion plan for Line 2 at the Avezzano (AQ) paper mill, from graphical paper to containerboard, with the view of making the mill a true national center of excellence for “cardboard” production.

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BillerudKorsnäs Nomination Committee Makes Proposals Regarding Board Election (3/12/2018)

Company’s nomination committee proposes the re-election of Andrea Gisle Joosen, Bengt Hammar, Lennart Holm, Michael M.F. Kaufmann, Kristina Schauman, and Victoria Van Camp as members of the board, and the election of Tobias Auchli and Jan Åström as new members of the board.

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DS Smith Opens New PackRight Center in Kaarst (6/12/2017)

PackRight Center concept - the first of its kind in the industry - is focused on creating individual display and packaging solutions while taking into consideration all aspects of each customer's respective supply cycle.

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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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Stora Enso Installing PE Extrusion Plant, Automated Roll Warehouse at Imatra Mills (2/07/2017)

Stora Enso, Finland, is investing EUR 70 million in a new polyethylene (PE) extrusion coating plant and an automated roll warehouse (ARW) at its Imatra Mills in Finland. The Imatra complex, which includes the Kaukopää and Tainionkoski mills, has a capacity of more than one million metric tpy of carton board and specialty packaging paper. With this investment, Stora Enso aims to increase and meet increasing customer demand for food service board and liquid packaging board.

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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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Could Amazon's Move On Whole Foods Add to U.S. Containerboard Demand? (6/22/2017)

Amazon makes bold expansion into U.S. grocery sector. 

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Lollicup USA Achieves SFI Certifications for Karat Paper Hot Cups (6/12/2017)

Certifications come at a time when the company is expanding its efforts to promote sustainability through its Karat products, Karat Earth environmental product line, and other operational efforts. 

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Dairy Products Packaging Market to Grow at 4.5%, 2017-2027 (3/13/2018)

Research report covers opportunity assessment along with vital insights on each market segment, developments, and innovations in the current packaging solutions as well as growth drivers positively influencing the expansion of the global dairy products packaging market.

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