WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 26, 2013 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has selected Stewart Holm as chief scientist. Holm will be responsible for managing AF&PA's scientific research and identifying research opportunities across the forest products industry.
CINCINNATI, OH, Aug. 22, 2013 (Press Release) -Michelman will be exhibiting in booth #55 at the ACCCSA convention being held August 25-28, 2013 in Panama City, Panama. The company will be featuring two additions to its line of HydraBan® water resistant coatings for converters of paper and corrugated.
SPRINGFIELD, MA, Aug. 22, 2013 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), the leading trade association representing North American rigid box converters and suppliers, recently compiled wide-ranging data on their operations, establishing the most complete benchmarking report for rigid box manufacturers to date.
MIDDLETOWN, OH, Aug. 23, 2013 (Middletown Journal) -Middletown has unloaded a city-owned vacant property to a local business that will help it expand.
Graphic Packaging International on Charles Street will buy the vacant 2.38-acre lot at 1905 Columbia Ave. - which is to the south of the company - for $50,000.
As part of a dramatic growth in both capability and capacity, Boutwell, Owens & Co. Inc. has recently added a new BOBST MASTERFOLD 110 A2 with a Speedwave GT and HANDYPACK GT semi-automatic collecting table. This will compliment their existing BOBST ALPINA 75 high speed straight-line folder/gluer with Cartonpack, giving Boutwell Owens comprehensive technologies for both straight line and auto-bottom finishing.
Long time EPA Green Power partner, Thoro Packaging has moved to 100 percent wind power for all of its manufacturing. As a member of the Green Power Leadership Club since 2010, Thoro has always gone to great lengths to reduce its carbon footprint, and has again taken it a step further in renewable energy efforts. This now enables Thoro's customers to print "Cartons Produced with 100% Wind Power" on their packaging.