OAKLAND, CA, June 6, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -A first upgrade project on a US gypsum facing paperboard machine in more than six years is planned by US Gypsum at its estimated 70,000 tons/yr mill in Oakfield, NY.
ALMATY, Kazakhstan, June 3, 2014 (Press Release) -Kazakhstan Kagazy has received the American Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Innovation Award 2014. The Awards Ceremony was held on 31 May 2014 in the Rixos Hotel.
LONDON, June 4, 2014 (Press Release) -At Okra farm fair in Finland DS Smith presents how high-quality, coated and printed corrugated packaging can support the marketing of the product. DS Smith will also present digital printing technique, which helps to produce impressive and eye catching Bag-in-box solutions even in small quantities.
DALLAS, June 5, 2014 (Press Release) -Sonderen Packaging, a leading high-quality, custom packaging manufacturer located in Spokane, Washington, is continuing to invest in its business with a new KBA Rapida 145 57-inch press with a host of unique automated KBA technology including UV. Delivery is due in fall 2014.
ÖSCHELBRONN, Germany, June 4, 2014 (Press Release) -Bellmer Vaahto has received a significant headbox retrofit order for the rebuild of BM3 at Pankaboard Oy, located in Lieksa, Eastern Finland. The mill operates two machines which produce packaging and graphic papers with demanding end-uses which require high lev-els of stiffness and excellent printability.
LONDON, June 2, 2014 (Press Release) -The international jury of the World Packaging Organization (WPO) awarded DS Smith once again with a WorldStar. The display "AFTER EIGHT Geschenkschleife" belongs in its category to the most outstanding and innovative developments of the last year.
NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 (Press Release) -Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Zhejiang Zhengda Paper Group Co. Ltd. for a 50,000 metric ton per year satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) plant that will produce coating grade PCC for packaging in Zhejiang Province, China.
SAO PAULO, June 3, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -Corrugated paper producers in Brazil completed in May the price increase announced in the first quarter of the year. Initially projected to reach up to 12%, the final round of bargaining with clients ended up with an average price hike of 6%.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 3, 2014 (Press Release) -Mondi Group is pleased to announce it has agreed to acquire the bags and kraft paper business ("the Business") of Graphic Packaging International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company, for a total consideration of USD105 million on a debt- and cash-free basis (the "Acquisition").