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RISI announces new addition to conference lineup with 2013 Latin American Paper Packaging Conference in Miami, Nov. 18-20

By Fri, Aug 02, 2013

MIAMI, Aug. 2, 2013 (Press Release) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is pleased to announce an exciting new addition to our global conference lineup, the 2013 RISI Latin American Paper Packaging Conference. The Paper Packaging Conference will be taking place this year on November 18-20 in Miami, Florida, USA.

Globe Newswire

RockTenn CEO Jim Rubright to retire effective Oct. 31, COO Steve Voorhees to take over

By Fri, Aug 02, 2013

NORCROSS, GA, Aug. 2, 2013 (Globe Newswire) -RockTenn today announced that Jim Rubright will retire as chief executive officer and a director on Oct. 31, 2013. Steve Voorhees, chief operating officer of RockTenn, will become chief executive officer upon Rubright's retirement.

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Freedonia study: World demand for corrugated boxes to increase 4.2% per year to 234 billion square meters in 2017

By Thu, Aug 01, 2013

CLEVELAND, OH, Aug. 1, 2013 (Press Release) -World demand for corrugated boxes is forecast to increase 4.2 percent per year to 234 billion square meters in 2017, slightly outpacing real (inflation-adjusted) gains in GDP.

Local News

Greenpac venture seeks $50 million over radioactive contaminated soil when constructing New York linerboard mill

By Thu, Aug 01, 2013

NIAGARA FALLS, NY, Aug. 1, 2013 (Local News) -The owners of a new liner board manufacturing mill off 47th Street have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming they encountered significant issues with contaminated soil during the facility's construction.

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Graphic Packaging to highlight consumer-driven innovation at Drinktec '13 in Munich in September

By Wed, Jul 31, 2013

ATLANTA, July 31, 2013 (Press Release) -Graphic Packaging International will demonstrate at Drinktec 2013 the benefits of consumer-driven innovation. Graphic Packaging's exhibit (#325 in hall A5) will showcase a range of packaging solutions that deliver on the three key packaging benefits identified by consumers: functionality, branding and sustainability.


Klabin moves ahead with investments in packaging paper and pulp; sets new sack kraft PM startup for October

By Fernando Gonzalez Wed, Jul 31, 2013

SAO PAULO, July 31, 2013 (RISI) -Klabin's investments totaled Real 194 million in the second quarter of 2013, Real 69 million of which were directed to mill operations and Real 107 million destined to the expansion of the sack kraft and recycled papermaking capacity.


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