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MWV study reveals nearly 60% of consumers did not purchase product due to difficult merchandise security measures

By Tue, Aug 06, 2013

MeadWestvaco Corp. unveiled findings from its Retail Security Solutions Study, which explores consumers' perceptions of common retail security measures, like clamshells and pull cards, their level of satisfaction with those measures and the impact they have on consumers' path to purchase.


Penford introduces cationic polymer PenStrength for recycled paperboard applications

By Tue, Aug 06, 2013

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, Aug. 6, 2013 (PRNewswire) -Penford Products, a leading global supplier of specialty bioproducts, recently introduced PenStrength, a high-performance cationic polymer. PenStrength enhances the binding of pulp fibers to make recycled paperboard stronger, allowing manufacturers to produce premium grade paperboard while reducing manufacturing costs.

Press Release

James Hannan of Georgia-Pacific named RISI's 2013 North American CEO of the Year

By Fri, Jul 26, 2013

James Hannan, Chief Executive Officer of Georgia-Pacific, has been named the 2013 North American CEO of the Year by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The award will be presented at the 28th Annual RISI North American Forest Products Conference on October 7-9, 2013, in San Diego, California.

Press Release

RISI announces new addition to conference lineup with 2013 Latin American Paper Packaging Conference in Miami, Nov. 18-20

By Fri, Aug 02, 2013

MIAMI, Aug. 2, 2013 (Press Release) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is pleased to announce an exciting new addition to our global conference lineup, the 2013 RISI Latin American Paper Packaging Conference. The Paper Packaging Conference will be taking place this year on November 18-20 in Miami, Florida, USA.

Globe Newswire

RockTenn CEO Jim Rubright to retire effective Oct. 31, COO Steve Voorhees to take over

By Fri, Aug 02, 2013

NORCROSS, GA, Aug. 2, 2013 (Globe Newswire) -RockTenn today announced that Jim Rubright will retire as chief executive officer and a director on Oct. 31, 2013. Steve Voorhees, chief operating officer of RockTenn, will become chief executive officer upon Rubright's retirement.

Press Release

Freedonia study: World demand for corrugated boxes to increase 4.2% per year to 234 billion square meters in 2017

By Thu, Aug 01, 2013

CLEVELAND, OH, Aug. 1, 2013 (Press Release) -World demand for corrugated boxes is forecast to increase 4.2 percent per year to 234 billion square meters in 2017, slightly outpacing real (inflation-adjusted) gains in GDP.

Local News

Greenpac venture seeks $50 million over radioactive contaminated soil when constructing New York linerboard mill

By Thu, Aug 01, 2013

NIAGARA FALLS, NY, Aug. 1, 2013 (Local News) -The owners of a new liner board manufacturing mill off 47th Street have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming they encountered significant issues with contaminated soil during the facility's construction.


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