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Corrugated Packaging Alliance: 91% of all corrugated packaging used in the US was successfully recovered for recycling in 2012

Thu, Jun 06, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2013 (Press Release) -In 2012, 91 percent (29 million tons) of the corrugated packaging used in the U.S. was successfully recovered for recycling, maintaining its top position as the most-recycled packaging material.

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Iggesund Paperboard to upgrade its folding boxboard Incada

Wed, Jun 05, 2013

IGGESUND, Sweden, June 5, 2013 (Press Release) -Iggesund Paperboard is advising customers to expect an upgrading of its folding box board Incada. From this autumn Incada will be whiter and lighter and also have a number of improved properties affecting printability. Incada Exel, which is more targeted as a packaging board, will also have improved stiffness.

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US folding carton manufacturer Malnove to install KBA Rapida 145 seven-color 57-Inch sheetfed press at its Nebraska facility

Tue, Jun 04, 2013

DALLAS, TX, June 4, 2013 (Press Release) -KBA North America is pleased to announce that Malnove, the largest independent folding carton manufacturer in North America, has chosen to equip its Omaha, Nebraska facility with a new KBA Rapida 14557-inch seven-color sheetfed press equipped witha host of impressive automation features includingthe KBA SIS Sensoricsidelay-fre


Packsize to demonstrate combined functionality of iQ FUSION corrugated converting machine with z-Fold at IRCE, Chicago, June 4-7

Tue, Jun 04, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, June 4, 2013 (PRNewswire) -Packsize today announced that its On Demand Packaging® system is demonstrating that packaging can meet consumers' expectations for functional improvements, including a demand for less packaging material and better product protection.

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Sonoco Flexible Packaging to expand Tennessee plant with $9.7 million investment

Fri, May 31, 2013

NASHVILLE , May 30, 2013 (Press Release) -Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Sonoco Flexible Packaging officials announced today the company will expand its Morristown, Tenn. facility. The announcement represents an investment of $9.7 million and will create 26 new jobs in Hamblen County.

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European Carton Manufacturers Association to hold ECMA Congress 2013 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Sep. 18-20

Fri, May 31, 2013

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, May 31, 2013 (Press Release) -

ECMA, the European Carton Manufacturers Association, provides the European folding carton industry a marvellous venue to explore the opportunities for industry growth from 18-20 September 2013 in Dubrovnik, Croatia.


Europac opens corrugated packaging plant in Morocco

By Daniela wortmann Fri, May 31, 2013

BRUSSELS, May 31, 2013 (RISI) -Spain's Europac has expanded into north Africa. The firm announced today that it opened a corrugated packaging facility in Tangier, Morocco.

At present, the facility concentrates on the production of heavy-duty boxes for industrial customers. According to the firm, the plant can produce up to 15 million m²/yr.


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