PINEROLO, Italy, July 22, 2013 (Press Release) -China Paper Machinery Corporation, part of the Sinolight Corporation, selected PMT Italia as partner to supply the new liner machine to SiHai Paper Co. in Fuzhou, JiangXi province in China.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2013 (RISI) -MeadWestvaco has informed customers of a $50/ton price hike on its grades of coated unbleached kraft (CUK) paperboard effective Sept. 1, according to market contacts.
The increase follows a mostly successful price increase in March-May that lifted prices by $45 of an announced $50.
NEENAH, WI, July 2, 2013 (Press Release) -For the second year in a row, Menasha Packagings PrePrint facility in Neenah, Wis. has been recognized by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) after successfully completing its Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) audit.
On June 19, 2013, Lou Kornet, representing the Government Affairs Advisory Committee at the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the 2013 Forest Products Industry Fly-In sponsored by the American Forest &Paper Association (AF&PA) and the American Wood Council (AWC). In attendance were joint PPC and AF&PA member companies Clearwater Paper Corporation, Graphic Packaging International, Inc., Georgia-Pacific LLC, MeadWestvaco Corp., International Paper, and PaperWorks Industries, Inc.
Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions announced that the Newark Wisconsin Paperboard Mill received a Focus on Energy incentive in excess of $75,000 for energy efficiency from the state of Wisconsin.
CONYERS, GA, July 19, 2013 (Press Release) -Pratt Industries has partnered with the City of New York to place solar-powered recycling bins throughout downtown Manhattan to help increase paper recycling rates.
HELSINKI, July 19, 2013 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has received the requisite project approval for the integrated pulp and board project in Guangxi, southern China, from the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
MEMPHIS, TN, July 18, 2013 (Press Release) -Evergreen Packaging announced today it has entered into an intellectual property license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies. Under the agreement, Evergreen Packaging will initially explore the development of cupstock products using EarthCoating® technology, a mineralized barrier coating for paperboard materials.
POLS, Austria, July 18, 2013 (Press Release) -There are only a few months left now until Europe's largest and most modern kraft paper machine goes into operation, meaning that by the end of 2013 it will be able to produce 80.000 tons of high quality white kraft paper per year.