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Thoro Packaging manufacturing with 100% wind power at Southern California folding carton plant

By Fri, Aug 16, 2013

Long time EPA Green Power partner, Thoro Packaging has moved to 100 percent wind power for all of its manufacturing. As a member of the Green Power Leadership Club since 2010, Thoro has always gone to great lengths to reduce its carbon footprint, and has again taken it a step further in renewable energy efforts. This now enables Thoro's customers to print "Cartons Produced with 100% Wind Power" on their packaging.

Press Release

Mondi’s Advantage Select sack kraft paper to be tested by tough conditions at South Pole for delivery of cement bags

By Wed, Aug 21, 2013

VIENNA, Aug. 21, 2013 (Press Release) -After the successful implementation of Mondi's Advantage Select sack kraft paper in 2-ply cement bag solutions in Asia and Africa, Mondi Kraft Paper is now up for a new challenge - the South Pole/Antarctica.

Boston Globe

Dunkin’ Donuts replaces foam cups with double-walled paper, where required by law, draws environmental criticism

By Tue, Aug 20, 2013

BOSTON, Aug. 20, 2013 (Boston Globe ) -The Dunkin' Donuts foam cup is so familiar to coffee drinkers - sold millions of times every day - that it even appears in the company's logo. But Dunkin' customers may soon find themselves drinking their coffee out of something new.

Press Release

Heidelberg-supplied Speedmaster XL 162 successfully installed at Imballi's folding carton print shop in Italy

By Tue, Aug 20, 2013

    HEIDELBERG, Germany, Aug. 8, 2013 (Press Release) -
  • Growing demands in terms of quality and very short delivery times from manufacturers of branded goods
  • Trend in packaging printing toward enhanced surface finishing with spot colors and dual coating applications

PPI Latin America

RISI announces new LA Packaging Conference in Miami on Nov. 18-20

By Renata Mercante Tue, Aug 13, 2013

RISI will promote the new Latin American Paper Packaging Conference on Nov. 18-20 in Miami, Florida, USA. The conference program will include RISI economists who will present key information about the current containerboard and boxboard packaging markets and provide valuable forecasting data considered essential for developing future business strategies.

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Containerboard stocks rise 110,000 tons with mills catching up on orders; July box shipments up 2.9%

By Will Mies Fri, Aug 16, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US corrugated box shipments in July jumped up 2.9% from a year ago, while containerboard inventories rose 110,000 tons from the prior month, according to Fibre Box Assn (FBA) and American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) statistics released on Aug. 15.


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