TORNESCH, Germany, Dec. 23, 2014 (Press Release) -In November, the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) named the 2015 WorldStars which will be awarded at the Milan trade fair IPACK-IMA in May 2015. Representatives from 17 member packaging organisations of WPO rated 265 projects submitted from 37 countries.
HELSINKI, Dec. 23, 2014 (Press Release) -Targeting superior visual appearance for demanding beauty and health care packaging.
SPRINGFIELD, MA, Dec. 22, 2014 (Press Release) -On December 9-10, 2014, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Folding Carton Boot Camp in Springfield, MA, educated a record 35 attendees from industry related organizations in the U.S. and Canada.
NORRKOPING, Sweden, Dec. 12, 2014 (Press Release) -Fiskeby International Holding AB, parent company of Fiskeby Board AB ("Fiskeby"), announced that it is exploring options for the Company.
U.S. corrugated box shipments increased to 30.9 billion square feet (BSF) in October, after adjusting the data for seasonality and working days. This was the highest monthly figure in two years. Shipments were roughly 3 percent higher than the year-ago level for the second consecutive month, a remarkable achievement since “flat” was the word used most often to describe the box market during the first eight months of the year. Cumulative shipments through October were 0.6 percent higher than the year-ago level.
Corrugated and paperboard box demand in the U.S. is forecasted to increase 2.6 percent per year to $39.4 billion in 2018, improving from the performance of the recession-impacted 2008-2013 period. Gains will be driven by a rebound in manufacturing output and continued expansion of the overall economy.
WÜRZBURG, Germany, Dec. 19, 2014 (Press Release) -TCPL Packaging, one of the biggest packaging printers in India, has ordered another high-end Rapida 106 in medium format from Koenig & Bauer (KBA). The new eight-colour press with coater will be equipped for printing board and film.