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Sonoco 2Q 2014 results: net sales up 2% from year ago to $1.25 billion

By Thu, Jul 17, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, July 17, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco (SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its second quarter ending June 29, 2014.

Second Quarter Highlights

  • Second quarter 2014 GAAP earnings per diluted share were $.59, compared with $.53 in 2013.

PPI Europe

CEPI, EC discuss move to challenge Russia’s increased import duties on paper and board at WTO

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Jul 17, 2014

BRUSSELS, July 17, 2014 (PPI Europe) -The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has held a meeting with EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht to discuss measures that the EU can take to protect the interests of the European paper industry on the Russian market.


CMPC shuts down converting plant in Quilicura, Chile, capacity remains unchanged

By Fernando Gonzalez Wed, Jul 16, 2014

SAO PAULO, July 16, 2014 (RISI) -Chilean pulp and paper producer CMPC shut down in April its corrugated board converting plant in Quilicura, near the country's capital Santiago. The company's total corrugated board capacity remains unchanged, though, a spokesperson told RISI.


Grupak sets August for new 180,000 tonnes/yr recycled containerboard PM startup in Mexico

By Renata Mercante Wed, Jul 16, 2014

SAO PAULO, July 16, 2014 (RISI) -Mexican packaging paper and corrugated board producer Grupak has scheduled for August the startup of its new 180,000 tonnes/yr containerboard machine to be installed at the company's Hidalgo plant in eastern Mexico.

Press Release

Voith-supplied PM 2 successfully restarts following rebuild at Europac Papel Duenas packaging plant in Spain

By Wed, Jul 16, 2014

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, July 16, 2014 (Press Release) -Following a rebuild by Voith, the PM 2 of the Europac Group (Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A.) was successfully restarted at its plant in Duenas in the Spanish Province of Palencia after just 15 days of downtime and seven days of commissioning.

Press Release

Diamond Packaging wins two awards at 65th annual Premier Print Awards

By Wed, Jul 16, 2014

ROCHESTER, NY, July 15, 2014 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging today announced that it won two awards, including a Benny Award, the competition's highest honor, in the 2014 Premier Print Awards, the graphic arts industry's largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition recognizing outstanding achievement in print production.


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