TEMPE, AZ, April 1, 2014 (Press Release) -Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 10th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 58th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®.
NEW OXFORD, PA, April 1, 2014 (Press Release) -Over the past few years, the increase in demand for Yazoo's products has pushed their manufacturing lines to full capacity. With this high increase in demand for paper tubes and cores, Yazoo Mills is expanding production capacity by adding two additional winding lines.
NEENAH, WI, April 1, 2014 (Business Wire) -Bemis Company, Inc. announced today that it completed the sale of its Paper Packaging Division. As previously announced, Bemis reached an agreement to sell its Paper Packaging Division to Hood Packaging Corporation, a privately-held company headquartered in Madison, Mississippi and Burlington, Ontario.
BRUSSELS, April 1, 2014 (RISI) -Smurfit Kappa is mulling the divestment of its solid board division this year amid insufficient profitability, a move that could lead to plant closures and job losses, according to the FNV Bondgenoten trade union, which represents workers at SKG's four solid board plants in the Netherlands.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 (RISI) -Long-time industry equity analyst Mark Wilde announced his resignation from Deutsche Bank (DB) this week. Wilde had worked at DB for over 25 year.
PINEROLO, Italy, March 31, 2014 (Press Release) -PMT Italia has been charged to carry out the necessary modifications of the Cartiera dell'Adda PM1 with the goal of production increase and paper sheet strength properties improvement.
AALEN, Germany, March 31, 2014 (Press Release) -Palm has enlarged it's paper range with the development of a new paper grade for the Containerboard market. This high performance fluting product follows the market trend of utilising recycled based papers to achieve improved properties.
LAKE FOREST, IL, March 26, 2014 (Business Wire) -Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) announced today that it will not convert the idled No. 2 paper machine (D2) at its DeRidder, Louisiana mill to produce containerboard. Instead, PCA will convert the No. 3 newsprint machine (D3) at DeRidder to containerboard, producing lightweight linerboard and medium, and exit the newsprint business.
PHILLIPS, WI, March 25, 2014 (Press Release) -MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a Barry-Wehmiller company, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire- the operations of Körber AG's Papersystems companies: E.C.H. Will GmbH, Pemco Inc. and Kugler-Womako GmbH, pending the approval of the respective antitrust authorities.