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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.

Press Release

BOBST North America announces organization changes from Aug. 1

By Mon, Jul 29, 2013

ROSELAND, NJ, July 29, 2013 (Press Release) -BOBST North America Inc. has announced organization changes, effective August 1, 2013. Steve Creasey, Vice President of Business Unit Sheet Fed North America and Latin America North will assume a new management role as Zone Business Director in Greater China.

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Fibre Box Association opens registration for 2013 FBA Independent Corrugator Executive Conference in Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 29-30

By Mon, Jul 29, 2013

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 26, 2013 (Press Release) -Fibre Box Association (FBA) has opened registration for the 2013 FBA Independent Corrugator Executive Conference to be held October 29-30, 2013 at the Cincinnati Marriott North in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Local News

Contractor killed in crane accident at Graphic Packaging mill in Macon, GA

By Fri, Jul 26, 2013

MACON, GA, July 26, 2013 (Local News) -One man is dead and three others are injured after a crane accident at Graphic Packaging in Macon.

According to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, 21-year-old Johnathan Siroky of Fayetteville was crushed between the crane and the door of a trailer Saturday around 10:30 a.m.


PPI Europe

Recycled containerboard prices poised to rise on low stocks, improved market dynamics

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Jul 25, 2013

BRUSSELS, July 25, 2013 (PPI Europe) -Recycled containerboard prices remained largely stable in July across Europe after some erosion in early June. The levels are poised to increase soon, however, as all major producers have unveiled plans for price hikes of up to Euro 50/tonne from August.

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Rengo starts revamp of linerboard PM 6 at its consolidated subsidiary Marusan Paper in Japan

By Tue, Jul 23, 2013

OSAKA, Japan, July 22, 2013 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that construction work has begun, as previously planned, to renew a containerboard (linerboard) machine at its consolidated subsidiary Marusan Paper Mfg. Co., Ltd.


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