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Study shows wax coating usage drops below 3% of total US corrugated industry annual shipments

By Tue, Nov 18, 2014

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL , Nov. 18, 2014 (Press Release) -A new study shows the corrugated industry continues to dramatically decrease its use of wax coatings. In 2013, the industry used 39 percent less wax than in 2002, when wax usage was first measured.

PPI Latin America

Mexican containerboard prices stay flat in October-November; imports grow even with weaker Peso

By Renata Mercante Tue, Nov 18, 2014

SAO PAULO, Nov. 18, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -Prices for both domestic and imported containerboard remained stable in Mexico in October over September and are unchanged again in November, sources toldPPI Latin America. Domestic recycled linerboard is being traded for Peso 7,800-8,200/tonne ($575-605/tonne), which is the same level as a year ago.

Globe Newswire

Sonoco Display and Packaging wins four Design of the Times 2014 awards by Path to Purchase Institute

By Tue, Nov 18, 2014

HARTSVILLE, SC, Nov. 18, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco Display and Packaging, the point-of-purchase (POP) display and packaging services business of Sonoco (SON), has been awarded four Design of the Times 2014 awards, including a gold award, by the Path to Purchase Institute.

Press Release

PPC appoints Frankston Packaging's Kyle Eldred as its 45th chairman

By Tue, Nov 18, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Nov. 18, 2014 (Press Release) -

On October 30, 2014, at the Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA, former Chairman of the Board Stephen Scherger of Graphic Packaging International inducted Kyle Eldred of Frankston Packaging Co., LP as PPC's 45th chair.

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PPC legal counsel Clausen Ely honored for more than 40 years of service at fall meeting in Atlanta

By Tue, Nov 18, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Nov. 18, 2014 (Press Release) -Clausen Ely, The Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) legal counsel of more than 40 years, was honored for his contribution to the organization during PPC's recent Fall Meeting in Atlanta, GA. Ely will retire from his post with PPC effective January 1, 2015.


Tetra Pak to stop production at its Lund plant in Sweden by the end of February 2015

By Anne grimbert Tue, Nov 18, 2014

BRUSSELS, Nov. 18, 2014 (RISI) -Tetra Pak will cease production of packaging material at its factory in Lund by the end of February 2015. The move follows the firm's announcement in August that it would close the facility.

The consultation process with unions and employees was completed and some 250 jobs will be cut, a spokesperson from the firm said.


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