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MeadWestvaco sets $50 price increase on coated unbleached kraft paperboard for Sept. 1

By James McLaren Thu, Jul 18, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2013 (RISI) -MeadWestvaco has informed customers of a $50/ton price hike on its grades of coated unbleached kraft (CUK) paperboard effective Sept. 1, according to market contacts.

The increase follows a mostly successful price increase in March-May that lifted prices by $45 of an announced $50.


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Menasha Packaging's preprint facility in Neenah, WI recognized by AIB after successfull completion of its good manufacturing processes audit

By Tue, Jul 02, 2013

NEENAH, WI, July 2, 2013 (Press Release) -For the second year in a row, Menasha Packagings PrePrint facility in Neenah, Wis. has been recognized by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) after successfully completing its Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) audit.

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PPC participates in 2013 Forest Products Industry Fly-In to discuss key issues for forest products industry with legislators at Capitol Hill

By Tue, Jul 16, 2013

On June 19, 2013, Lou Kornet, representing the Government Affairs Advisory Committee at the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the 2013 Forest Products Industry Fly-In sponsored by the American Forest &Paper Association (AF&PA) and the American Wood Council (AWC). In attendance were joint PPC and AF&PA member companies Clearwater Paper Corporation, Graphic Packaging International, Inc., Georgia-Pacific LLC, MeadWestvaco Corp., International Paper, and PaperWorks Industries, Inc.

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Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions receives $75,000 incentive for energy efficiency at Wisconsin paperboard mill

By Mon, Jul 15, 2013

Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions announced that the Newark Wisconsin Paperboard Mill received a Focus on Energy incentive in excess of $75,000 for energy efficiency from the state of Wisconsin.

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Stora Enso receives approval from Chinese authorities for its integrated pulp and board project in Guangxi, China, to start building BM

By Fri, Jul 19, 2013

HELSINKI, July 19, 2013 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has received the requisite project approval for the integrated pulp and board project in Guangxi, southern China, from the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

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US-based Evergreen Packaging enters into intellectual property license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies

By Thu, Jul 18, 2013

MEMPHIS, TN, July 18, 2013 (Press Release) -Evergreen Packaging announced today it has entered into an intellectual property license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies. Under the agreement, Evergreen Packaging will initially explore the development of cupstock products using EarthCoating® technology, a mineralized barrier coating for paperboard materials.

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Zellstoff Pöls to present its Starkraft paper brand at Fachpack 2013 trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany

By Thu, Jul 18, 2013

POLS, Austria, July 18, 2013 (Press Release) -There are only a few months left now until Europe's largest and most modern kraft paper machine goes into operation, meaning that by the end of 2013 it will be able to produce 80.000 tons of high quality white kraft paper per year.


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