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DS Smith's Tilburg corrugated plant hit by industrial action; more strikes loom next week

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Nov 14, 2013

BRUSSELS, Nov. 14, 2013 (RISI) -Operations at DS Smith's (DSS) packaging plant in Tilburg, the Netherlands, were interrupted on Wednesday, November 13, due to a strike. Around 60 workers downed tools during 24 hours demanding a 1.5% salary increase, according to the FNV Bondgenoten trade union.

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CPI asserts corrugated packaging has no substantial impact on waste problem

By Wed, Nov 13, 2013

SWINDON, UK, Nov. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -It's a myth that eliminating corrugated packaging will automatically reduce the amount of waste in the food supply chain insists Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), which is supporting its stance with recycling figures and information on enhanced production processes.

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China (Guangzhou) International Packaging Products Gala 2014 to be held from March 3-5, 2014

By Tue, Nov 12, 2013

HONG KONG, Nov. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -According to a report by, global demand for packaging machineries is on a 5.3% annual growth. China is one of the major exporters of packaging machinery and materials especially towards USA, India, South East Asia and Russia.

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PPC Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference authorities examine leadership, economy and public policy in Dallas, TX

By Mon, Nov 11, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Nov. 11, 2013 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, held from October 23-25, 2013 in Dallas, TX, was attended by close to 250 participants who not only heard from nine industry leaders, but also honored the winners of the 70th Annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition.

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President Container pledges $50,000 donation to International Corrugated Packaging Foundation

By Mon, Nov 11, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 11, 2013 (Press Release) -

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation ("ICPF") has announced that President Container has become ICPF's most recent corporate partner by pledging $50,000 to support the foundation's educational and student outreach initiatives.

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Bay Cities pledges $100,000 donation to International Corrugated Packaging Foundation

By Wed, Nov 06, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 6, 2013 (Press Release) -The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) has announced that longtime ICPF supporter, Bay Cities, has pledged an additional $50,000 to support the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's initiatives.


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