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Smurfit Kappa Bag-In-Box launches new curve seal for wine bags

By Wed, Feb 19, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 6, 2014 (Press Release) -Always at the cutting edge of technological innovation, Smurfit Kappa Bag-In-Box has launched a new type of seal on its wine application bags. In addition to the usual seals, eight supplementary radial seals (two in each of the four corners), help to protect the wine inside.

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Sonoco Display and Packaging's Rural Hall, NC, facility achieves landfill-free status

By Wed, Feb 19, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 19, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonoco and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that Sonoco Display and Packaging's Rural Hall, N.C., facility has successfully diverted over 99 percent of its waste from landfills.

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Brazil increases containerboard exports due to depreciated currency; Klabin targets paper business’ performance improvement

By Renata Mercante Wed, Feb 19, 2014

SAO PAULO, Feb. 19, 2014 (RISI) -The Brazilian Real currency depreciation against the US dollar has been encouraging local packaging paper producers to increase their export volumes.

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Caraustar sets price increase of $30/ton on all uncoated recycled paperboard grades and 5% on all converted paper products

By Wed, Feb 19, 2014

ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced price increases of $30 per ton on all mill uncoated recycled paperboard grades and 5% on all converted paper products, including tube, core and protective packaging product lines.

RISI

Graphic Packaging acquires folding carton assets of Triumph Packaging

By James McLaren Tue, Feb 18, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Feb. 18, 2014 (RISI) -Financially-troubled Triumph Packaging closed its folding carton plants in Illinois and Georgia late last year and its equipment and inventories were acquired by Graphic Packaging, sources from both companies confirmed.

Triumph Packaging operated plants in Thomaston, GA, and Bolingbrook, IL.

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Flint Group Flexographic Products launches new plate for corrugated preprint, aseptic packaging printing and UV flexo printing

By Tue, Feb 18, 2014

LUXEMBOURG, Feb. 17, 2014 (Press Release) -During the past years, the demands for a flexo printing plate have changed significantly; the plates have to be more and more specialised and adapted to the substrate as well as inks.

CNW

Sonoco to increase prices for all uncoated recycled paperboard products by $30/ton in the US and Canada, effective March 3

By Tue, Feb 18, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 18, 2014 (CNW) -Sonoco (SON) today announced that it will raise the price for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products by $30 per ton, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada beginning March 3, 2014 .

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Tetra Pak launches new Tetra Brik Aseptic 250 Base Crystal carton package

By Tue, Feb 18, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb. 17, 2014 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak® today announces the launch of the Tetra Brik® Aseptic 250 Base Crystal. Featuring two crystal shaped panels on the front side of the familiar Tetra Brik Aseptic, the new package provides customers with more graphic design possibilities, helping their products stand out on shelf.

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US-based Highlander Partners to acquire Polish cardboard packaging manufacturer Druk-Pak from Penton Partners

By Tue, Feb 18, 2014

WARSAW, Poland, Feb. 18, 2014 (Press Release) -Highlander Partners ("Highlander"), through its portfolio company Akomex, has signed a conditional agreement under which it intends to acquire the shares of the Warsaw, Poland listed Druk-Pak from Penton Partners.

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