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Corrugated : RKT adds 3 more EVOLS, completes rollout of box plant operating system

By Will Mies Fri, Aug 08, 2014


OAKLAND, Aug. 8, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -RockTenn (RKT) continues to upgrade its North American box plant system since the acquisition of Smurfit-Stone Container in 2011, closing 21 box plants over the past three years and increasing volume per plant by 8.9%, the company told analysts in its conference call last week.

Press Release

SupplyOne acquires Spartanburg corrugated and custom packaging division of TimBar Packaging and Display in South Carolina

By Tue, Aug 05, 2014

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA, Aug. 1, 2014 (Press Release) -SupplyOne, Inc., a Newtown Square, Pennsylvania based consolidator of specialty packaging manufacturers, packaging equipment and supply distributors, announced it has acquired the Spartanburg division of TimBar Packaging and Display, a full service provider of corrugated and custom packaging based in Roebuck, South Carolina.

Local News

Fusion Paperboard union members file grievance against company, accuse it of breaching contract after shutdown of CT mill announced

By Fri, Aug 01, 2014

SPRAGUE, CT, Aug. 1, 2014 (Local News) -Members of United Steelworkers Local 1840, which represents Fusion Paperboard employees, filed a grievance against the company Wednesday, accusing it of breaching a negotiated contract, chapter president Rich Harrelle told The Bulletin.


Lee & Man starts up 400,000 tonne/yr recycled containerboard PM in China

By Rita Yao Wed, Aug 06, 2014

SHANGHAI, Aug. 6, 2014 (RISI) -Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing has started up a 400,000 tonne/yr recycled containerboard machine at a mill in Chongqing municipality in China.

Dubbed PM 20, the Valmet unit is 7.25 m wide and has a design speed of 1,100 m/min.

Local News

Pratt Industries seeks local variances for new $290 million containerboard mill in Indiana, wastewater treatment plant engineering underway

By Wed, Aug 06, 2014

VALPARAISO, IN, Aug. 6, 2014 (Local News) -Construction on the Pratt Industries paper recycling mill is underway, and the company will be in front of the city's Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday to seek several variances for the $290 million project.

Press Release

US-based Sun Automation reaffirms commitment to environmental sustainability following EU circular economy package

By Mon, Aug 04, 2014

SPARKS GLENCOE, MD, Aug. 1, 2014 (Press Release) -On the heels of last month's Circular Economy package published by the European Commission, SUN Automation Group®, a global leader within the corrugated industry, has reaffirmed its commitment to environmental sustainability.


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