BRUSSELS, May 13, 2015 (PPI Europe) -Smurfit Kappa has signed up Bellmer Ibérica, a subsidiary of Bellmer, to convert its 65,000 tonne/yr virgin fiber linerboard machine PM 1 at its Sangüesa mill in Spain to the production of unbleached machine-glazed (MG) paper. The rebuilt machine, to be known as PM 4, will have a capacity of 30,000 tonnes/yr.
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 13, 2015 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa, one of the world leaders in paper-based packaging solutions, has today reached a world record by producing its 3 billionth Vitop Original® tap in its state-of-the-art, ultra-modern plant in Alessandria, Italy.
BRUSSELS, May 12, 2015 (RISI) - The packaging firm Moonen Packaging has snapped up PaperlinX's packaging operations in the Netherlands out of administration for an undisclosed price tag. While the business will change its name to Moonen Packaging, customers will not be affected by the change in ownership, the company said in a statement.
HELSINKI, May 7, 2015 (Press Release) -Valio has announced that it will continue its use of 100% renewable milk cartons after an initial test period of three months. From May 1st 2015, the fully-renewable Tetra Rex® Bio-based will be introduced for Valio LuomuTMorganic milk and sour milk.
AALST, Belgium, May 7, 2015 (Press Release) -VPK's first US-based core winding site will soon start up production in Stevenspoint, Wisconsin.
Specialized machinery is at the moment being transferred from Germany, where all parts were meticulously prepared for the transatlantic move. Installation is planned during the last two weeks of May, in order to start up production in June.
JOHANNESBURG, May 7, 2015 (Press Release) -With the new web inspection system (WIS) on paper mill 2, Sappi is driving forward its plans to continue expanding the centre of expertise for speciality papers and carton board at the Alfeld site. The aim of this investment is to ensure the high quality for which Sappi is known, and to continue raising its quality levels.
OSCHELBRONN, Germany, May 8, 2015 (Press Release) -Against strong competition, Bellmer's subsidiary Bellmer Ibérica was awarded a major order by Smurfit Kappa Group, one of the world's leading producers of paper-based packaging solutions with production sites in 33 countries.
LISBON, Portugal, May 5, 2015 (Press Release) -Inapa Packaging, part of Inapa Group, was the Portuguese winner of the Innovation and Excellence Award in customized packaging solutions, from Corporate LiveWire.
SPRINGFIELD, MA, May 12, 2015 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) Folding Carton Boot Camp, next taking place on June 9-10, 2015, in Springfield, MA, provides Millennials and other new packaging professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the design and manufacture of sustainable paperboard packaging.