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ÅR Packaging to invest Euro 30 million to expand its business in 2014

By Anne grimbert Thu, Mar 20, 2014

BRUSSELS, March 20, 2014 (PPI Europe) -ÅR Packaging Group will invest Euro 30 million ($41.7 million) in 2014 in order to develop its business, the firm said in a statement.

"[The] focus will be the expansion of the company as well as efficiency increases in the plants. The investments will be finalized out of the operational cash flow," the company said.

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Voith to supply new BM 4 coated board machine to TNPL in Tamil Nadu, India

By Thu, Mar 20, 2014

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, March 20, 2014 (Press Release) -The Indian paper manufacturer Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) has again chosen Voith, as a competent partner for board and packaging paper production, to deliver its new BM 4 board machine in order to expand its existing product portfolio.

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SIG Combibloc's carton bottle combidome receives iF Design Award

By Wed, Mar 19, 2014

LINNICH, Germany, March 17, 2014 (Press Release) -It is outstanding in every respect: combidome, the carton bottle from SIG Combibloc. combidome combines the best features of a carton pack with the best features of a bottle, making it different from anything that has ever been seen before in food packaging.


UK's corrugated industry likely to strike in April over higher wages

By Irina Van den Neste Wed, Mar 19, 2014

BRUSSELS, March 19, 2014 (RISI) -The majority of the Unite union's members in the UK corrugated industry support an initiative for industrial action in response to what they consider an insufficient pay rise offered by the UK's Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), according to the results of a ballot among the union's 2,000 members last week.

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Heidelberg-supplied Diana X 80 folding carton gluing machine runs successfully at Polish print shop ERBI in Lodz, Poland

By Tue, Mar 18, 2014

    HEIDELBERG, Germany, March 18, 2014 (Press Release) -
  • Production at ERBI benefits from extremely well equipped Diana X 80 - including Inspection Control and Braille modules
  • Machine features excellent flexibility and short makeready times
  • Poland a major sales market for die cutters and folding carton gluing machines

PPI Latin America

Prices for containerboard keep stable in March; corrugated box suppliers start hike implementation

By Renata Mercante Tue, Mar 18, 2014

SAO PAULO, March 18, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -Prices for both virgin based and recycled containerboard remained unchanged in March in Brazil.PPI Latin Americasources commented about rumors of price adjustments planned by paper suppliers from March-April, but so far nothing has been put into practice yet.


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