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Smurfit Kappa to invest Euro 27 million to transform virgin fibre linerboard machine PM 1 into unbleached MG paper machine PM 4 in Sangüesa, in Spain

By Mon, May 19, 2014

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 19, 2014 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa will invest EUR 27 million on its Sangüesa site (Northern Spain) to transform its PM1 machine producing today 65 kT of virgin fibre based containerboard (Karpan liner), into PM4, a 30 kT virgin brown machine glazed paper.

Local News

Folding carton firm Boutwell, Owens & Co. staying put in Fitchburg, MA, following Texas acquisition

By Tue, May 13, 2014

FITCHBURG, MA, May 13, 2014 (Local News) -When Boutwell, Owens & Co., Inc. announced last month that it had acquired a new plant in Texas, some wondered whether the purchase meant one of the area's oldest and largest manufacturers would be moving on to greener pastures.

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Linerboard: US export prices still under pressure from increased supply offers

By Will Mies Fri, May 16, 2014

OAKLAND, May 16, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US linerboard export prices remained stable in most global markets, but there was plenty of supply as producers from North America, Europe, Brazil, Russia, and other countries attempt to push more tonnage into export markets, according to contacts.

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Box shipments show uptick in April as inventories drop 92,000 tons, but US market still fragile with new supply

By Will Mies Fri, May 16, 2014

OAKLAND, May 16, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -After a slow first quarter impacted by weather and flat economic growth, US box shipments picked up slightly in April, while mills eased back on operating rates to just below 95% and containerboard inventories tumbled 92,000 tons, according to the latest industry statistics.

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OX Paper Tube & Core purchases new building at Hanover, PA, HQ to support tape and label and film and flexible packaging segments

By Wed, May 14, 2014

HANOVER, PA, May 14, 2014 (Press Release) -OX Paper Tube and Core LLC, a division of OX Industries, has purchased a 41,000 square foot building at 600 West Elm Avenue, Hanover PA. The newly-acquired building is located next to OX's current tube and core facility on Maple Avenue.

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