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DS Smith to present its packaging solutions at NordicPack 2014 in Tampere, Finland Oct. 8-10

By Thu, Sep 18, 2014

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 (Press Release) -DS Smith will be present at the NordicPack 2014 -exhibition in Tampere Sports and Exhibition Centre on the 8th -10th October. The exhibition is especially for the buyers, decision-makers, influential people and future talents of the food and packaging industries.

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FEFCO: corrugated shelf ready packaging helps supermarket discounters secure larger market share

By Thu, Sep 18, 2014

BRUSSELS, Sept. 18, 2014 (Press Release) -

Supermarket discounters are the fastest growing European retail sector. That growth is down to a number of significant factors: one such factor is corrugated Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP), according to the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO).

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European cartonboard market starts to reawaken after summer doldrums; mineral oil migration issue heats up

By Anne grimbert Thu, Sep 18, 2014

BRUSSELS, Sept. 18, 2014 (PPI Europe) -"Is there still a cartonboard market in Europe?" a converter asked ironically to illustrate the quiet and sluggish nature of the European cartonboard market over the summer.

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Heidelberg's Prinect Packaging Workflow offers fully integrated workflow for packaging printers

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014

KENNESAW, GA, Sept. 17, 2014 (Press Release) -For small commercial print shops through large industrial packaging environments, Heidelberg offers complete integration through its Prinect Packaging Workflow, the first and only fully integrated workflow for packaging printers.


US box shipments still flat in August, while containerboard inventories edge 5,000 tons higher and operating rates again at 96%

By Will Mies Wed, Sep 17, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 (RISI) -US box shipments in August declined 3.3% on an actual basis, but rose 1.3% on an average-week basis (adjusted for one less shipping day in the latest period) from a year ago, the Fibre Box Assn (FBA) reported.

Year-to-date box shipments were down 0.4% on both an actual and average-week basis.

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Hamburger Containerboard to increase prices for white and brown containerboard by Euro 50/tonne from Oct 1

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014

PITTEN, Austria, Sept. 17, 2014 (Press Release) -Hamburger Containerboard to raise prices due to the current market situation by 50.--€/tonne for brown and white containerboard as of October 1st, 2014.

The sustained strong demand has resulted in exceptionally high operating rates on production as well as dramatically low stocks in the plants.


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