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BillerudKorsnäs invests SEK 900 million in capacity increase at Frövi cartonboard and liquid packaging board mill and Rockhammar CTMP mill in Sweden

By Tue, Aug 26, 2014

SOLNA, Sweden, Aug. 26, 2014 (Press Release) -A new investment makes the board machine in Frövi the largest of its kind in the world. The investment is a concrete example of BillerudKorsnäs ambitious growth agenda.

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Sonoco Recycling recognizes P&G's IAMS Russellville, AR facility with gold-tier sustainability star award

By Tue, Aug 26, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, Aug. 26, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonoco and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that P&G's IAMS Russellville, Ark., facility has received a gold-tier Sonoco Sustainability Star Award for achieving zero waste to landfill.

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PMMI study details beverage packaging trends and demand, industry expected to reach $26.3 billion in North America in 2015

By Mon, Aug 25, 2014

RESTON, VA, Aug. 22, 2014 (Press Release) -The beverage packaging industry in North America is expected to reach $26.3 billion in 2015, with plastic bottles leading the way in popularity, according to "Beverage Packaging - An Industry Assessment," scheduled for release next month by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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Graphic Packaging plans $41 million West Monroe boxboard mill upgrade

By James McLaren Fri, Aug 22, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Aug. 22, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Graphic Packaging will invest $41.5 million in its West Monroe, LA, unbleached kraft paperboard mill to upgrade production machinery. The mill produces boxboard for beverage carrier and folding carton, and with two converting facilities nearby employs a total 1,340 workers.

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Boxboard markets in slow simmer in August as SBS price hike looms, CRB expected to tighten on Fusion mill shut

By James McLaren Fri, Aug 22, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Aug. 22, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US boxboard markets were in a slow yet tense summer mode in August, as a pending bleached price increase attempt loomed next month while recycled markets faced price pressure and unbleached markets remained less than robust, according to industry sources.

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Prolamina expands pouching capacity in Neenah, WI

By Fri, Aug 22, 2014

NEENAH, WI, Aug. 19, 2014 (Business Wire) -Prolamina Corporation, a leading North American packaging company that serves the food, medical and specialty markets, took delivery of their newest piece of manufacturing equipment, a custom-built Totani BH80. Housed in Prolamina's Neenah, Wis. facility, this is Prolamina's second facility to be tooled with Totanis.

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AF&PA hosts state legislators for facility tours at International Paper and RockTenn plants

By Thu, Aug 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 21, 2014 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) hosted over 40 state legislators and staff from 25 states on Monday for facility tours in conjunction with this week's National Conference of State Legislatures' (NCSL) 2014 Legislative Summit in Minneapolis, Minn.

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Sweden's Innventia launches feasibility study for uniform function standards to optimize corrugated board packaging

By Thu, Aug 21, 2014

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 21, 2014 (Press Release) - Innventia is launching a feasability study aiming towards uniform function standards to optimise corrugated board packaging. Guidelines prescribing the suitable quality of the lowest possible but sufficiently high grammage would lead to reduced environmental impact and lower costs during manufacture and transportation.

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US-based Sun Automation launches new CorrStream 66, 40 and 20 digital printers for corrugated packaging

By Wed, Aug 20, 2014

SPARKS GLENCOE, MD, Aug. 20, 2014 (Press Release) -Attractive, well-designed and innovative packaging adds to the customer appeal of health and beauty products by reflecting their opulence - a marketing advantage that can be further enhanced thanks to pioneering printing technology available to the corrugated industry.

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