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Greif Packaging to invest $45 million in a modernization of the semi-chemical medium machine at its Riverville mill, VA

By Tue, Dec 03, 2013

DELAWARE, OH, Dec. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced that Greif Packaging LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary, plans to make significant improvements to its semi-chemical medium machine located at the in Riverville, Va. mill.


Cascades creates joint venture with Maritime Paper to integrate Norampac Containerboard Group locations in Newfoundland and Moncton, NB

By Wed, Nov 27, 2013

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Nov. 27, 2013 (CNW) -Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery and recycling sector and the production of green packaging and tissue products, announces an agreement between Norampac and Maritime Paper Products Limited (MPPL) to create a joint venture for their corrugated board activities located in the Atlantic Provinces. The transaction is subject to the approval of the Competition Bureau of Canada . The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Packaging: Amazon's Bezos envisions package-delivering drones, crowd-sourced demand

By Greg Rudder Fri, Dec 06, 2013

OAKLAND, CA, Dec. 6, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -From drones that would drop packages on a home's doorstep to crowd sourcing for determining product demand, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos this week outlined some of the ways his company may uproot and reconstruct US retail and grocery business.

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Folding carton converter WS Packaging Group expands digital printing capabilities at plants in Wisconsin and California

By Fri, Dec 06, 2013

GREEN BAY, WI, Dec. 4, 2013 (Press Release) -WS Packaging Group Inc. has expanded its digital printing capabilities across its nationwide network of 21 printing facilities with the recent installation of two new HP Indigo WS6600 presses.

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Bellmer-supplied TURBOPress shoe press successfully starts up at Kübler & Niethammer's production site in Kriebethal, Germany

By Wed, Dec 04, 2013

ÖSCHELBRONN, Germany, Dec. 5, 2013 (Press Release) -Kübler & Niethammer has invested some 19 million Euros modernising its production site in Kriebethal in eastern Germany. Part of the modification process involved upgrading the technology in the dryer and press sections.

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US-based Dicar appoints Steven K. Warll as president and CEO

By Mon, Dec 02, 2013

PINE BROOK, NJ, Dec. 2, 2013 (Press Release) -The Board of Directors of Dicar, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven K. Warll as the company's new president and chief executive officer. The son of Ron Warll, one of Dicar's founding partners, Steve began with Dicar in 1990 and has been part of the corrugated industry most of his life.

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World Packaging Organization to expand packaging education programs in 2014

By Mon, Dec 02, 2013

CHICAGO, IL, Dec. 2, 2013 (Press Release) -During the second Board meeting, held in Barcelona (Spain), from November 4-7, WPO (World Packaging Organization) Executive Committee and Board decided to continue supporting packaging education programs around the world, but especially in developing countries.

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Silicone release and coating business Akronn Industries starts up facility in Malaysia

By Mon, Dec 02, 2013

NEGERI SEMBILAN, Malaysia, Nov. 26, 2013 (Press Release) -Stellar Films Group, Malaysia, today announced the start-up of Akronn Industries - a new silicone release and coating business whose name - meaning ‘leading edge' in Greek - reflects the company's remit.


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