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Graphic Packaging to acquire UK-based Benson Group for approximately $165 million

By Tue, Feb 18, 2014

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 (PRNewswire)-Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage and other consumer products companies, today announced that a European subsidiary has agreed to acquire Benson Group, a leading food and healthcare packaging company based in the U.K.

Business Wire

Newark Group to increase prices of all uncoated grades of recycled paperboard by $30/ton, effective March 10

By Fri, Feb 21, 2014

CRANFORD, NJ, Feb. 21, 2014 (Business Wire) -Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions (, a leader in the collection of secondary fibers and the manufacturing and converting of 100 percent recycled paperboard in the U.S.


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.

Press Release

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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