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PPC compiles complete benchmarking report for rigid box manufacturers

By Mon, Aug 26, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Aug. 22, 2013 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), the leading trade association representing North American rigid box converters and suppliers, recently compiled wide-ranging data on their operations, establishing the most complete benchmarking report for rigid box manufacturers to date.

Middletown Journal

Graphic Packaging expands paper recycling operations with new city lot in Ohio

By Fri, Aug 23, 2013

MIDDLETOWN, OH, Aug. 23, 2013 (Middletown Journal) -Middletown has unloaded a city-owned vacant property to a local business that will help it expand.

Graphic Packaging International on Charles Street will buy the vacant 2.38-acre lot at 1905 Columbia Ave. - which is to the south of the company - for $50,000.

Press Release

Boutwell, Owens & Co. Inc. installs new BOBST MASTERFOLD 110 A2 with Speedwave GT and HANDYPACK GT semi-automatic collecting table

By Mon, Aug 19, 2013

As part of a dramatic growth in both capability and capacity, Boutwell, Owens & Co. Inc. has recently added a new BOBST MASTERFOLD 110 A2 with a Speedwave GT and HANDYPACK GT semi-automatic collecting table. This will compliment their existing BOBST ALPINA 75 high speed straight-line folder/gluer with Cartonpack, giving Boutwell Owens comprehensive technologies for both straight line and auto-bottom finishing.

Press Release

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.


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