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Andritz to supply dispersing systems, disc filters and refiners for kraftliner PM 1 and corrugated medium PM 2 at Zhejiang Chuancheng Industrial in China

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014

GRAZ, Austria, Sept. 15, 2014 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply dispersing systems, disc filters, and refiners for Zhejiang Chuancheng Industrial's paper machines PM1 and PM2, China. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2015.

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CPI welcomes collaboration of two corrugated companies to develop new-style corrugated shelf-ready packaging for UK coffee supplier Taylors

By Sun, Sep 14, 2014

SWINDON, UK, Sept. 11, 2014 (Press Release) -The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has hailed the collaboration of two corrugated companies, involved in producing new packaging for a leading UK roasted ground coffee supplier, as an excellent example of the flexibility and innovation that the sector offers retailers and brand owners.


Current Conditions for U.S. Containerboard, Corrugated Boxes and Boxboard

Tue, Sep 09, 2014

US corrugated box shipments jumped to 30.5 billion square feet (BSF) in July, after adjusting the data for seasonality and working days. This figure was 1.6% higher than the year-ago level, and also the highest monthly figure since May 2013. The strength of shipments in July was somewhat surprising, given the continued decline in industrial production of processed foods during the month. However, all of the industrial production data are subject to revisions going back six months, and the revisions in processed food output tend to be rather significant.

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Packaging news briefs: Rank taps bank for possible sale of Evergreen Packaging

By Fri, Sep 12, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Sept. 12, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Rank Grouphas tapped Credit Suisse to manage the sale of itsEvergreen Packagingbusiness in North America as well as JP Morgan to sell its Closures international unit in deals that could be valued at $4 billion, according to a Sept 5 report by The Financial Times.

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Containerboard: RockTenn expects 3-4% box volume drop, restarts two idle medium PMS

By Will Mies Fri, Sep 12, 2014

OAKLAND, Sept. 12, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -RockTenn (RKT), the second largest North American producer, expects corrugated box volume for the September quarter to be down 3-4% from a year ago, "a bit more" than the 2-3% per day decline anticipated in the company's last conference call, CEO Steve Voorhees told a KeyBanc investment conference this week.


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