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The March of Time

By Esther Hertzfeld Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Change is good. It keeps us fresh, brings on new ideas, shakes things up. We’ve been seeing a bit of it around the paperboard packaging industry lately with continued mergers and acquisitions. Now, after 99 years, Paperboard Packaging has evolved into an online edition, delivered to your inbox in this on-the-go world we now live in.


New Brands, New Attitudes: A profile of the Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions CEO

Tue, Sep 02, 2014

BRUSSELS—Arriving as CEO of Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions (formerly Newark Group) in August 2011, Frank Papa knew he had his work cut out for him. Founded in 1912, the company was approaching its centennial but was floundering. In 2010, it had to declare bankruptcy.


Northern Ireland folding box manufacturer Delta Packaging expands European supply network with new facility in Poland

By Anne grimbert Fri, Aug 29, 2014

BRUSSELS, Aug. 29, 2014 (RISI) -Northern Ireland's Delta Packaging will build a new 10,000 m² greenfield facility in Gliwice in Poland. The investment amounts to Euro 20 million ($26.4 million) and will create 104 jobs.


Sonoco to acquire Germany-based composite cans, drums and rigid plastic container manufacturer Weidenhammer Packaging Group for Euro 286 million

By Sun, Aug 24, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, Aug. 25, 2014 (Globe Newswire) - Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Europe's leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for €286 million, or approximately $383 million, in cash. The final consideration is subject to a normal adjustment of net working capital.


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