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Sonoco to invest $20 million for new Malaysian composite can plant; creating new $5 million innovation studio in SC

By Wed, Apr 16, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, April 16, 2014 (Business Wire) -Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced it will invest $20 million to build a state-of-the-art, high-speed composite can production facility in near Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, which will produce packaging for snacks.


US box shipments still under the weather in March as board inventories show less than normal 24,000 ton decline

By Will Mies Wed, Apr 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 (RISI) -US box shipments remained soft in March while containerboard inventories showed a less than average seasonal decline of 24,000 tons, according to Fibre Box Assn (FBA) and American Forest & Paper Assn (AF&PA) statistics released today.

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DS Smith to build new display and consumer packaging plant in Erlensee, Germany

By Wed, Apr 16, 2014

LONDON, April 16, 2014 (Press Release) -DS Smith announces further investments to improve on its ability to serve the demands of customers across the D-A-CH region. The largest project will be the construction of a new plant in Erlensee, located in the Main-Kinzig-Kreis region of Germany.

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Valmet-supplied headbox successfully starts up Dong Il Paper's containerboard machine at its Wolsan mill, South Korea

By Tue, Apr 15, 2014

ESPOO, Finland, April 16, 2014 (Press Release) -Dong Il Paper Manufacturing Co. Ltd has successfully started up its containerboard machine in its Wolsan mill in South Korea after a wet end rebuild in January 2014. Valmet's delivery covered the key components of the wet end rebuild: a new two-layer headbox and vacuum assisted forming board for middle ply.

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Tetra Pak successfully delivers its A3/ speed filling machine for Tetra Prisma aseptic portion packs to Chinese dairy Mengniu

By Mon, Apr 14, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland , April 15, 2014 (Press Release) -

Tetra Pak®, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces that its Tetra Pak A3/ Speed filling machine for Tetra Prisma® Aseptic portion packs has been successfully deployed with its first customer - Mengniu, a leading Chinese dairy.

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Massachusetts paperboard printer Boutwell, Owens & Co. expands to Texas with acquisition

By Wed, Apr 09, 2014

FITCHBURG, MA, April 9, 2014 (Local News) -Boutwell, Owens & Co. Inc., a Fitchburg manufacturer of printed paperboard retail and specialty packaging, has acquired the assets of Guynes Printing of Texas, forming a new corporation, Guynes Packaging and Printing of Texas LLC, a Boutwell Owens Company.


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