Jul. 18, 2017 - Per Lindberg, BillerudKorsnäs president and CEO, has announced to the board of directors that he will leave the company to become the president and CEO of Epiroc.
Jul. 6, 2017 - Global packaging company Sonoco says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Clear Lam Packaging, a family-held developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films for approximately $170 million in cash.
Published in Supplier News
May 10, 2017 - Cascades has announced the arrival of Cascades EVOK on the American market, describing them as the first polystyrene foam trays that contain a minimum of 25 per cent recycled content and 100 per cent manufactured in North America.
Mar. 6, 2017 - International technology group Andritz has received an order from the Italian Burgo Group to rebuild and convert its PM2, a printing and white writing paper machine, and its approach system into a modern brown packaging paper machine at the Avezzano mill, Italy.
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Dec. 1, 2016 - For the sixth consecutive year, Cascades has been named the most responsible organization and brand in the eyes of Quebecers.
Allen Kirkpatrick will assume the role of executive director of the Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association (CCCA), effective December 1, 2016. Kirkpatrick replaces David Andrews, who has decided to take a voluntary retirement from that position.
Murray Hewitt, general manager of the Greenpac board mill, received the Mill Manager award from RISI at the 2016 PPI Awards. This award is sponsored by Valmet.
Twin Rivers Paper Co. will acquire the paper manufacturing assets of the Burrows Paper Corp., which includes four specialty paper machines, located at Burrows’ facilities in New York and Mississippi, will be added to Twin Rivers as a result of the acquisition. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The paper mill in The Pas, Man., has been saved from imminent closure, and 300 jobs are no longer in jeopardy. Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd., a company affiliated with American Industrial Acquisition Corp., has purchased Tolko’s Manitoba Kraft paper mill and sawmill in The Pas.
Catalyst Paper reported significantly improved operating results for the quarter ended September 30, aided by a cost-reduction program that has save $63.1 million so far this year.
Office supplies are no exception to the consumer drive for products that promise wellness and sustainability. More than half of small office and home office consumers buy environmentally friendly office supply products, according to Understanding the Small and Home Office Consumer, the latest report from global information company The NPD Group.
The conversion of PM2 at Parenco’s Renkum, Netherlands, mill from newsprint to packaging paper grades will help to position the company as a competitive supplier in the packaging paper market, and broadens its paper making activities.
Published in Equipment & Systems
The packaging industry’s first corrugating database and analytical tool, FisherSolve Corrugating, is now available from Fisher International. The tool is built specifically for box producers and their suppliers, the breakthrough business resource is structured to helps industry professionals optimize their performance in the corrugated packaging marketplace.
Canada's provinces and territories have until 2018 to adopt a form of carbon pricing or the federal government will implement it for them, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this week.
Roger Gaudreault, formerly of Cascades, is the winner of the 2016 Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (Individual). This national individual award, sponsored by GreenCentre Canada, is presented to an individual working in Canada who has made significant contributions to advance green chemistry and/or engineering, including the technical, human health and environmental benefits.
For most corrugated converters, the concept of digital printing has been intriguing but too limited in scope to merit serious consideration.
Published in Trends
Consolidation, vertical integration and globalization are three trends affecting the containerboard and corrugated industries, according to Mark Wilde, managing director of BMO Capital Markets. Wilde provided an update on North American containerboard and corrugated markets at the annual meeting of AICC Canada in September.
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BillerudKorsnäs CEO to leave early 2018Jul. 18, 2017 - Per Lindberg, BillerudKorsnäs president and CEO,…
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