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Rengo/SCG Paper jv Thai Containers acquires corrugated box manufacturer D-In Pack in Thailand

By Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Rengo Co., Ltd.'s Thai joint venture company, Thai Containers Group Co., Ltd. has acquired a 100 percent stake in D-In Pack Limited, through their subsidiary. D-IN is a corrugated box manufacturer operating in Nakorn Pathom Province (Thailand) with an annual capacity of approximately 15,000 tons.

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PPC 2014 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference agenda addresses future of folding carton industry

By Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) 2014 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, Oct. 29-31, in Atlanta, shed light on the future of the folding carton industry, addressing key economic, political, and technological factors such as China's boxboard capacity bulge, the growing U.S. economy, and emerging short-run printing technologies.

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Smurfit Kappa to showcase packaging solutions at Vinitech trade show in Bordeaux, France Dec. 2-4

By Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Smurfit Kappa, a global leader in paper-based packaging, will be showcasing its latest innovations and meeting with current and future customers at the Vinitech trade show from 2 to 4 December 2014.

The company can be found at stand 2402, Hall 1, Aisle C in the Parc des Expositions in Bordeaux.

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US box demand should 'emerge from its lethargy' in 2015-2016, RISI's Waghorne tells Chicago ICC attendees

By Will Mies Fri, Nov 07, 2014

North American box and containerboard demand should "emerge from its lethargy" in 2015 if consumer spending finally begins to pick up, RISI VP for paper packaging Ken Waghorne told attendees at RISI's 16th International Containerboard Conference (ICC) last week.

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Europe Interview: German packaging firm THIMM targets investments in growth markets to stay ahead of the pack

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Oct 23, 2014

BRUSSELS-The German corrugated packaging industry has been undergoing a somewhat turbulent period this year amid low margins, structural changes and rising competition among players. PPI Europe caught up with Oliver Rokohl, sales and marketing director at Germany's THIMM Verpackung, one of the largest European independent packaging groups, to discuss the firm's progress with ongoing investments, its strategy plans and its vision for remaining on top in the current challenging market conditions.

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Reusable plastic containers used to ship produce in Canada fall short of safety standards for second year says study

By Thu, Nov 20, 2014

GUELPH, ON, Oct. 27, 2014 (Press Release) -A new study demonstrates that Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) used to ship fruits and vegetables in Canada are not properly sanitized and show traces of E coli.

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DS Smith wins two awards in 'display and promotional packaging' category at German Packaging Awards 2014

By Thu, Nov 20, 2014

LONDON, Nov. 19, 2014 (Press Release) -At the ceremony for the German Packaging Awards 2014 DS Smith l Packaging Division D-A-CH once again proved its innovative strength. The display and packaging specialist was awarded the coveted trophy not once, but twice for attention-grabbing display solutions.

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Metsä Board showcases its portfolio of lightweight cartonboards, linerboards and packaging services at Empack in Helsinki

By Wed, Nov 19, 2014

ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 19, 2014 (Press Release) -Metsä Board is showing its portfolio of lightweight cartonboards and linerboards, as well as its Packaging Services, at Empack in Helsinki, emphasising how they contribute to a future built on bio-based packaging.

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UK's cartonboard and graphical board stockist Warren starts up new converting facility in West Bromwich, UK

By Wed, Nov 19, 2014

LEICESTER, UK, Nov. 19, 2014 (Press Release) -

Warren, the UK's leading independent cartonboard and graphical board and paper stockist, has announced that its new converting facility is now fully operational and at full capacity, with the potential to increase its capacity further with the introduction of a shift system.

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