ROSELAND, NJ, July 18, 2014 (Press Release) -Bobst North America is pleased to announce that Brian Kentopp has been promoted to Vice President, Business Unit Sheet Fed for North America effective June 9, 2014. Brian will be responsible for all Corrugated Board and Folding Carton business in the USA and Canada.
CHICAGO, IL, July 18, 2014 (Press Release) -Diamond Envelope Corporation has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper.
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 18, 2014 (PPI Asia) -Japanese packaging giant Rengo has announced a significant slowdown in the production of corrugating medium in response to the slow domestic market.
In June, its production rates were 25% or 25,000 tonnes below June 2013 levels, and shipments of the grade dipped 15%, or 13,000 tonnes.
OAKLAND, CA, July 18, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -The US paper/forest industry showed more progress in reaching 2020 sustainability goals including reducing purchased energy and water use, and cutting greenhouse gas emissions, according to the American Forest & Paper Association's 2014 Sustainability Report.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 (RISI) -RockTenn is curtailing production on two recycled corrugating medium machines "until further notice," according to contacts.
GARY, IN , July 15, 2014 (Local News) -When an international paper recycling company needed a spot to store paper-based materials, Gary was the choice.
DUBLIN, Ireland, July 15, 2014 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa, one of the world's leading packaging firms, announces a new, exclusive partnership with ESTL, the global market-leaders in the safe delivery of goods, bringing together the full suite of expertise for customers' packaging, transport, security and logistics needs, under one roof.
OAKLAND, July 11, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Green Bay Packaging (GBP) is moving ahead with a press section replacement for machine No. 1 at its Arkansas Kraft Div containerboard mill in Morrilton, AR, to be completed in mid-2015, the company said.
OAKLAND, July 18, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US linerboard export prices remain under pressure in global markets due to slow demand and excess supply as producers in the US, Europe and other exporting countries push more tons offshore in response to weak demand at home, according to traders.