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Model Obaly starts up third window gluing machine at its Hostinné solid board folding box plant in Czech Republic

By Wed, Sep 24, 2014

WEINFELDEN, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2014 (Press Release) -Model Obaly a.s., Opava - Our plant in Hostinné produces solid board folding boxes. This August, the plant has put into operation its third window gluing machine - Heiber+Schröder's top of the line machine, the WP 1100 MASTER.


PPC president Ben Markens predicts steady North American folding carton growth at ECMA/Pro Carton Congress in Sorrento, Italy

By Tue, Sep 23, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Sept. 23, 2014 (Press Release) -On September 18, 2014, Ben Markens, President of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), delivered a presentation to a record number of attendees at the joint European Carton Makers Association and European Association of Carton and Cartonboard Manufacturers (Pro Carton) Congress in Sorrento, Italy.


US-based private equity firm Larsen MacColl Partners completes acquisition of S. Walter Packaging Corp. in Philadelphia

By Tue, Sep 23, 2014

WAYNE, PA, Sept. 23, 2014 (Business Wire) -Larsen MacColl Partners, LP ("Larsen MacColl") is pleased to announce the acquisition of S. Walter Packaging Corp. ("S. Walter" or the "Company"). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Stora Enso releases Viewpoint “Retail Packaging 2016 and beyond” report on the speed-up of demand for smarter packaging solutions

By Tue, Sep 23, 2014

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 23, 2014 (Business Wire) -Stora Enso, the global rethinker of the paper, biomaterials, wood products and packaging industry, today releases a new report, Viewpoint. It is revealing industry insights regarding future demands for innovative packaging solutions within grocery retail businesses.


Bottled Up: Ecologic Brands' quest for a sustainable bottle

By Sally Cousins Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Californian-based packaging company Ecologic Brands is taking the packaging industry by storm with its sustainable fiber-based alternative to plastic bottles. A winner of the Advances in Innovation in Sustainable Packaging category at last year's PPI Awards the company is embracing the demand for a more environmentally friendly solution for liquid packaging.


FEFCO: corrugated shelf ready packaging helps supermarket discounters secure larger market share

By Thu, Sep 18, 2014

BRUSSELS—Supermarket discounters are the fastest growing European retail sector. That growth is down to a number of significant factors: one such factor is corrugated Shelf Ready Packaging (SRP), according to the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO).

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Containerboard: US linerboard export prices stable in global markets as supply pressures persist

By Will Mies Fri, Sep 26, 2014

OAKLAND, Sept. 26, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US kraft linerboard export prices remain stable in most global markets in September despite sluggish economic growth in many countries and plenty of supply from mills around the world, according to contacts.


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