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Sonoco to increase all paperboard tube and core prices by 5-8% in US and Canada, effective March 24

By Fri, Feb 21, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 21, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Sonoco (SON) today announced that it will raise the price for all paperboard tubes and cores by five to eight percent, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada beginning March 24, 2014.


KapStone completes $29 million investment in new PMT Italia press section on PM 3 at North Charleston, SC, linerboard mill

By Thu, Feb 20, 2014

NORTHBROOK, IL, Feb. 20, 2014 (PRNewswire) -KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation announces the completion of a $29 million investment at the company's North Charleston, SC, paper mill. The primary project in this investment was the replacement of the press section on No.

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Ahlstrom introduces new biodegradable molding material for food packaging

By Thu, Feb 20, 2014

HELSINKI, Feb. 20, 2014 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, introduces Ahlstrom NatureMold(TM), a new biodegradable molding material for food packaging. This innovative and patent-pending product can be used for a range of food applications.

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ÅR Packaging cancels divestment of its tobacco, specialties and food packaging businesses

By Anne grimbert Thu, Feb 20, 2014

BRUSSELS, Feb. 20, 2014 (PPI Europe) -ÅR Packaging Group, one of the leading manufacturers of paperboard packaging, has cancelled the divestment of its tobacco, specialties and food packaging businesses, the firm said in a statement.

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Smurfit Kappa Bag-In-Box launches new curve seal for wine bags

By Wed, Feb 19, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 6, 2014 (Press Release) -Always at the cutting edge of technological innovation, Smurfit Kappa Bag-In-Box has launched a new type of seal on its wine application bags. In addition to the usual seals, eight supplementary radial seals (two in each of the four corners), help to protect the wine inside.


Sonoco Display and Packaging's Rural Hall, NC, facility achieves landfill-free status

By Wed, Feb 19, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 19, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonoco and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that Sonoco Display and Packaging's Rural Hall, N.C., facility has successfully diverted over 99 percent of its waste from landfills.


Brazil increases containerboard exports due to depreciated currency; Klabin targets paper business’ performance improvement

By Renata Mercante Wed, Feb 19, 2014

SAO PAULO, Feb. 19, 2014 (RISI) -The Brazilian Real currency depreciation against the US dollar has been encouraging local packaging paper producers to increase their export volumes.


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