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Operations at three DS Smith corrugated plants in France back to normal

By Irina Van den Neste Mon, Apr 22, 2013

BRUSSELS, April 22, 2013 (RISI) -Operations at three DS Smith (DSS) corrugated packaging plants in France are back to normal as of today, the firm said. DSS' Atlantique plant in Nantes, the Bretagne plant in Carhaix and the Normandie plant in Torigni-sur-Vire had partial production interruptions last week as employees protested over salary increase issues.

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UK printed folding carton manufacturer Benson Group installs Dantex coating plate production equipment at Gateshead food-packaging factory

Mon, Apr 22, 2013

LEICESTERSHIRE, UK, April 22, 2013 (Press Release) -

Benson Group, one of the UK's leading privately owned printed folding carton manufacturers, has announced details regarding the installation of coating plate production equipment from Dantex at its Benson Gateshead food-packaging factory.

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Web processing machinery supplier Parkinson Technologies partners with Shruti International for Indian market

Thu, Apr 18, 2013

WOONSOCKET, RI, April 9, 2013 (Press Release) -Parkinson Technologies Inc., an industry leader in the development, design and manufacturing of web processing machinery for the plastics, nonwovens, paper and specialty materials industries, has announced the addition of Shruti International as its authorized representative in India and the U.A.E.


Cascades introduces EVOK -- the first polystyrene foam food tray made with recycled material

Wed, Apr 17, 2013

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, April 17, 2013 (CNW) -Cascades's new EVOK, the first polystyrene foam food tray in North America made with recycled material, can now be found on the grocery shelves of an important Canadian distributor. EVOKTMwas created to package meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, and fresh fruit.


Sonoco to develop processes to streamline Energizer's battery packaging facility in Asheboro, NC

Wed, Apr 17, 2013

HARTSVILLE, SC, April 17, 2013 (PRNewswire) -

Sonoco (SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has been awarded the primary packaging, retail display assembly and fulfillment of a segment of battery products for Energizer brands.


Cascades Recovery recycled 8,680 tonnes of cardboard and mixed paper from IKEA Canada into 100% recycled paper products in 2012

Wed, Apr 17, 2013

BURLINGTON, ON, April 17, 2013 (CNW) -IKEA Canada today released 2012 results of its partnership with Canadian waste management company, Cascades Recovery Inc. Cascades collected over 8,680 tonnes of cardboard and mixed paper from 10 IKEA Canada locations during the 2012 calendar year, all of which was recycled into 100% recycled content paper products.

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AICC and FBA join forces to deliver pro-industry message to Capitol Hill

Tue, Apr 16, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA , April 16, 2013 (Press Release) -AICC and the Fibre Box Association (FBA) are joining forces once again to bring a pro-industry, pro-manufacturing message to Congress and Administration. Both associations are inviting their members to participate in The 2013 Corrugated Industry Fly-In, June 18-19, 2013, in Washington, DC.

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MWV Healthcare receives Walmart Responsibility Award for its Shellpak Renew medication adherence packaging

Tue, Apr 16, 2013

RICHMOND, VA, April 16, 2013 (Business Wire) -MeadWestvaco Corporation, a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, received Walmart's "Responsibility Award for Total Health and Wellness," which recognizes MWV's development of the Shellpak Renew medication adherence solution.


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