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Boxboard: Fusion Paperboard plans to shut Connecticut coated recycled mill in September

By James McLaren Fri, Jul 25, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, July 25, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Three years after acquiring the Sprague coated recycled paperboard (CRB) mill in Connecticut, OpenGate Capital is winding down operations at Fusion Paperboard toward a Sept. 22 permanent shutdown, according to the company and local press reports.

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Containerboard: PCA reports 61% profit jump; DeRidder conversion 'on track' for start by Nov. 1

By Will Mies Fri, Jul 25, 2014

OAKLAND, July 25, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Packaging Corp of America (PCA) reported a 60.6% jump in net income to a record $114 million on an 83.5% jump in sales to $1.47 million, and after $14 million in charges related to integration of its Boise acquisition and restructuring at its DeRidder, LA, mill.

Press Release

Paper and Packaging Board to hold Paper Check-off meeting on Aug. 14

By Fri, Jul 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, July 25, 2014 (Press Release) -The Paper and Packaging Board (PPB), otherwise known as the Paper Check-off, will meet via conference call on August 14, 2014 from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (EST). The following is a draft agenda for the call:

I. Call to Order

II. Welcome/Introductions/Roll Call (USDA)

III. Antitrust Reminder


KapStone appoints Robert J. Bahash and Maurice Reznik as directors

By Thu, Jul 24, 2014

NORTHBROOK, IL, July 24, 2014 (PRNewswire) -KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) ("KapStone") today announced that on July 24, 2014, the Board of Directors elected Robert J. Bahash and Maurice Reznik as Directors of the Company. Mr. Bahash was elected as a Class A director with a term expiring at the annual shareholders meeting in May 2016. Mr.


Landaal Packaging Systems to break ground on $5 million addition

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

BAY CITY, MICH. — Landaal Packaging Systems is proud to announce the groundbreaking for a major expansion of its Delta Containers Division in Bay City, Michigan.

A 2:00 p.m. event is planned for Wednesday, July 23,  to break ground, and also to celebrate the 50-year partnership between Landaal Packaging and the City of Bay City, Michigan.

Globe Newswire

Sonoco summarizes sustainability progress in its 2013-14 corporate responsibility report

By Wed, Jul 23, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, July 23, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today released its 2013-14 Corporate Responsibility Report, Principle, People and Progress, outlining the Company's continued progress towards achieving its global sustainability targets.


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