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Colter & Peterson and Komori America Corporation form sales partnership in time for Print ‘13

By Tue, Sep 03, 2013

PATERSON, NJ , Sept. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -Colter & Peterson and Komori America Corporation announced today they have agreed to a strategic sales partnership where C&P's ancillary print finishing equipment will be marketed and sold as part of the KomoriKare program in the U.S.

PPI Latin America

Packaging paper, box demand to heat up from September in Brazil; prices likely to move up

By Renata Mercante Tue, Sep 03, 2013

SAO PAULO, Sept. 3, 2013 (PPI Latin America) -With the yearend approaching, packaging paper and corrugated board suppliers expect seasonally higher demand in Brazil, especially in September, October and November. "The market had a slight improvement in August over July, especially for corrugated board.

Press Release

World demand for packaging machinery to reach $41.8 billion in 2017 – Freedonia Group

By Tue, Sep 03, 2013

CLEVELAND, Sept. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -Growth in worldwide demand for packaging machinery is expected to climb at a 4.6 percent annual pace through 2017 to $41.8 billion. An improved business climate -- which will be reflected in expanding fixed investment spending, manufacturing output, and packaging demand -- will drive increases in equipment sales through 2017.


Sonoco ThermoSafe launches new Aeris Series of pre-qualified shippers

By Tue, Sep 03, 2013

MALLOW, Ireland, Sept. 3, 2013 (CNW) -Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and the leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched the new Aeris Series of pre-qualified shippers to maintain pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines and other high-value products between 2- 8 degrees C during transport.

PPI Asia

US OCC prices edge down after passing $230/tonne mark in China

By Nick Chang Thu, Aug 29, 2013

SINGAPORE, Aug. 30, 2013 (PPI Asia) -Prices for US old corrugated containers (OCC) have softened after peaking three weeks ago at $230-232/tonne in China, closing August at $226-228/tonne.

The benchmark grade's levels had kept climbing for almost three months since touching bottom at $200-203/tonne in mid-May.


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