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Caraustar-Newark Group would combine second and third largest US uncoated recycled board producers with 13 mills

By James McLaren Mon, Jul 07, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 (RISI) -Caraustar's planned acquisition of Newark Group under H.I.G. Capital would combine the second and third largest uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) producers which would rank just below Sonoco in that US industry sector, according to RISI capacity estimates.

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Brazilian corrugated board shipments decline 3.5% to 261,580 tonnes in June

By Renata Mercante Thu, Jul 10, 2014

SAO PAULO, July 10, 2014 (RISI) -Brazil shipped a total of 261,580 tonnes of corrugated board - including boxes, accessories and sheets - in June, a 3.38% decline over the same month of 2013, according to preliminary data from the Brazilian corrugated board assn (ABPO). The volume was also 9.49% lower than May.

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Germany’s Igepa acquires Lamersdorf corrugated box plant

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Jul 10, 2014

BRUSSELS, July 10, 2014 (PPI Europe) -The Igepa group has acquired the insolvent corrugated packaging firm Wellpappenwerk Lamersdorf located in Inden in western Germany.

The plant, which employs 45 people, will be managed by Igepa's Häuser E. Michaelis and Freytag & Petersen firms under the name IPS Lamersdorf.

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