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Smurfit Kappa invests in virtual shopping environment to analyse shopper behaviour

By Tue, Jul 09, 2013

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 10, 2013 (Press Release) -Maximising the possibilities of virtual reality in retail ready packaging - Smurfit Kappa steps into the shopper's mind and invests in a unique 3D virtual shopping environment to analyse and understand shopper behaviour.

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Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions streamlines facilities to increase its capabilities

By Thu, Jul 11, 2013

CRANFORD, NJ, July 11, 2013 (Business Wire) -

Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions (, a leader in the collection of secondary fibers and the manufacturing and converting of 100% recycled paperboard in the U.S. and Canada, today announced a plan to strengthen the company's capabilities.

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Corrugated Packaging Alliance response to IFCO life cycle analysis: Doesn't accurately reflect corrugated market

By Wed, Jul 10, 2013

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 10, 2013 (Press Release) -Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) Executive Director Dennis Colley issued the following statement regarding the Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) recently released by IFCO. Performed by Franklin Associates, the LCA compares Returnable Plastic Containers (RPCs) with Corrugated Containers (CCs).

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Containerboard: PROPASA plans to add containerboard PM, box plant at Monterrey mill

By Will Mies Fri, Jul 12, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Productora de Papel (PROPASA) plans to spend $50 million to enter the Mexican containerboard and corrugated box market, with a project that is one of five capacity additions most likely over the next two years totaling at least 525,000 tonnes/yr.

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DS Smith to hike recycled containerboard prices by Euro 50/tonne from August 1

By Fri, Jul 12, 2013

DIEGEM, Belgium, July 12, 2013 (Press Release) -In consideration of the strong improvement of the demand-supply balance of the CCM market and the continued pressure of high input costs, DS Smith Paper is announcing a price increase valid from August 1st of €50/T for all Brown grades in all Continental European Markets and specifically for Italy €50/T for all CCM grade

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Benson group's healthcare packaging business Medica packaging installs new leaflet folder for post-press department at its Crewe factory in UK

By Fri, Jul 12, 2013

LEICESTERSHIRE, UK, July 12, 2013 (Press Release) -

Medica Packaging, the specialist healthcare packaging supplier in Benson Group, has announced the installation of a new leaflet folder for the post-press department of its Crewe factory.


Caraustar to increase all paper tube and core products price by 5%, effective Aug. 1

By Thu, Jul 11, 2013

ATLANTA, July 11, 2013 (PRNewswire) -

Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of 5% on all paper tube and core product lines. The increase will be effective with shipments beginning August 1, 2013. The increase is primarily in response to increases in recycled paperboard prices and other external costs.


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Michelman President and CEO Steve Shifman receives Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 award

By Thu, Jul 11, 2013

CINCINNATI, July 11, 2013 (Press Release) -Mr. Steve Shifman, president and ceoat Michelman, was given the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 award at an event held June 27, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Shifman was chosen winner in the manufacturing category and will now go on to compete at the national level.


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