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.
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.
Published in Supplier News
Dec. 1, 2016 - For the sixth consecutive year, Cascades has been named the most responsible organization and brand in the eyes of Quebecers.
Published in Sustainability
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.
Published in Financial Reports
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