Jan. 23, 2018 - McDonald’s has announced plans to improve its packaging and help reduce waste in the communities the company serves around the world.
Published in Sustainability
Jan. 4, 2018 - Precision Energy Services (PES) has designed and supplied a second recycled paper mill sludge-to-energy system for Atlantic Packaging, processing 100,000 tonnes per year of paper mill sludge that was previously being sent to local area landfills. Along with eliminating the cost of sludge disposal, the system also reduces the cost of fossil fuels by the offset generation of plant steam.
Published in Green Energy
Jan. 2, 2018 - Mondi Group has signed an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the outstanding shares in Powerflute Group Holdings Oy – a division of Nordic Packaging and Container Holdings – for €365 million. Powerflute will be integrated into Mondi’s Packaging Paper Business Unit.
Jan. 2, 2018 - Graphic Packaging Holding Company has completed the combination of Graphic Packaging’s existing businesses with International Paper’s North America Consumer Packaging business.
Dec. 12, 2017 - Green Bay Packaging (GBP) has announced that it is in the first phase of evaluating construction of a new recycled containerboard machine at its location in Green Bay Wisconsin.
Dec. 4, 2017 - Cascades says it is acquiring four plants in Ontario to strengthen its position in the containerboard packaging sector, and the purchase of an ownership position in Tencorr Holdings Corp. The company also announces an increase in its equity holding of the Greenpac Mill LLC.
Nov. 28, 2017 - Bertrand Jolicoeur, Supremex CFO and corporate secretary, will be leaving the company effective December 15 to pursue another employment opportunity.
Nov. 20, 2017 - Pratt Industries is building a new mill in Ohio which aims to add 360,000 tonnes/year of corrugated medium and linerboard capacity to the market.
Nov. 10, 2017 - Cascades is boosting two of its Quebec operations with a $21-million investment.
Oct. 30, 2017 - The BillerudKorsnäs board of directors has appointed Petra Einarsson company president and CEO, succeeding Per Lindberg who is, after 12 years, leaving BillerudKorsnäs on his own request for a new assignment.
Oct. 28, 2017 - Graphic Packaging Holding Company will create a US$6 billion paper-based packaging company by forming a new partnership comprised of Graphic Packaging’s existing businesses and International Paper’s North America consumer packaging business.
Sep. 12, 2017 - BASF says its new low-odour binder for paper coatings, which is based on styrene butadiene, is specially designed for odour sensitive applications in the board and packaging market in the Nordic region.
Published in Chemicals
Sep. 5, 2017 - Smurfit Kappa, a global paper-based packaging firm, has acquired the Russian corrugated packaging company Soyuz.
Aug. 29, 2017 - Atlantic Packaging Products of Scarborough, Ont., has announced a strategic partnership with York Container Company of York, Penn.
Aug. 10, 2017 - Just a week after announcing a new US$80-million containerboard packaging plant in Piscataway, N.J., Cascades has unveiled it will close its Maspeth, N.Y. packaging plant, as part of its “modernization and optimization efforts in the Northeastern United States.”
Aug. 8, 2017 - Cascades is investing US$80 million to build a new containerboard packaging plant in Piscataway, N.J., which it says will be among the most modern of its kind in North America.
Aug. 2, 2017 - Georgia-Pacific has expanded its corrugated packaging business with the acquisition of Ohio-based PAX Corrugated Products. PAX operates a corrugated sheet plant with more than 100 employees in Lebanon, Ohio.
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.
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