June 17, 2019 – Cascades has joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network as an official member to offer sustainable packaging solutions for e-commerce.
Published in Supplier News
June 10, 2019 – Cascades has garnered a number of awards in recent weeks for its leadership and practices in sustainable development.
Published in Sustainability
May 28, 2019 – Cascades, manufacturer of ecological recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, has won the Ruby Award for innovation of the year in the confectionery industry to its recyclable and insulating container northbox®.
May 24, 2019 – Georgia-Pacific is investing US$100 million in its Bowling Green, Kentucky facility, which produces paper products for its Dixie business.
May 17, 2019 – PaperWeek Canada, the Pulp & Paper Technical Association of Canada (PAPTAC)'s annual conference, has opened its call for papers for the 2020 show.
May 9, 2019 – Cascades Inc. has reported its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2019, citing a 12 per cent increase in sales.
Published in Financial Reports
May 8, 2019 – As always, supply and demand of pulp, paper and cardboard products are in flux.
Published in Global Trends
May 2, 2019 – Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture of Cascades Inc. and Sonoco Products Company, has inaugurated its new production line of eco-friendly packaging at its facility in Birmingham, Alabama.
April 29, 2019 – Following 2019 Workers' Memorial Day on April 28, workers in the pulp, paper, graphical and packaging sectors represented globally by IndustriALL Global Union and UNI kicked off a yearlong campaign around the three fundamental worker rights needed to make work safe.
Published in Health & Safety
April 25, 2019 – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is expanding its packaging portfolio for takeaway food with the Bio Container, an addition to its Foopak suite that will be available in Canada by the end of the year.
April 18, 2019 – Cascades has inaugurated its newest and most modern containerboard packaging plant, a US$76-million investment in state-of-the-art equipment.
April 11, 2019 – Cascades is installing 30 new 240-volt charging stations at its Ontario facilities to extend its transportation electrification program to all its employees in the province.
Published in Labour Relations
April 10, 2019 – At the Hannover Messe industrial technology fair last week, Tetra Pak launched a connected packaging platform, which it says will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools.
April 8, 2019 – Peter R. Augustine, president of Fabio Perini North America, has been named as chair of the board for the Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI).
March 25, 2019 – Cascades, a manufacturer of green packaging and tissue products, has unveiled a new brand for retail solutions called Cascades IMGN.
March 22, 2019 – Moody's Investor Service has changed its outlook for the global paper, packaging and forest products industry to negative.
Published in Global Trends
March 21, 2019 – Resolute has rejected the offer by Repap Resources Group (under the name Rainy River Packaging) to purchase an idled pulp mill in Fort Frances, Ontario.
March 19, 2019 – Kemira, the chemical industry group, has partnered to create renewable packaging formats with Koepala, a sustainable packaging company providing solutions for on-the-go food.
March 11, 2019 – Packaging company Smurfit Kappa has acquired a new injection facility in San Antonio, Texas to produce solutions used for its Bag-in-Box system.
Published in Equipment & Systems
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