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Illinois-based Transparent Container improves production time with new Heidelberg die cutter

By Mon, Jul 14, 2014

ADDISON, IL, July 1, 2014 (Press Release) -Transparent Container Company Inc., an industry leader in retail packaging solutions, has added a new Heidelberg Dymatrix 106 Pro highperformance die cutter to its growing list of recent equipment acquisitions.

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ProGest’s BM 2 produces record 24,000 tonnes of lightweight recycled containerboard in June at Villa Lagarina mill in Italy

By Mon, Jul 14, 2014

TREVISO, Italy, July 14, 2014 (Press Release) -

The month of June has been a month of records, the peak to an astounding first half of the year for Villa Lagarina BM2's lightweight recycled containerboard production.

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Pro-Gest Group to increase price for brown containerboard by Euro 60/tonne and white-top testliner prices by Euro 50/tonne, effective Aug 1

By Sun, Jul 13, 2014

ISTRANA, Italy, July 11, 2014 (Press Release) -Pro-Gest Group will increase its containerboard prices by € 60/ton for all its brown containerboard products and by €50/ton for all its white packaging grades. The price increase will take place on all deliveries starting on August 1st.

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Packaging News Briefs: Evergreen to close Iowa converting plant; Dart Container expands Kentucky warehouse

By Fri, Jul 11, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, July 11, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Evergreen Packagingplans to close a liquid packaging converting plant in Clinton, IA, by Sept. 1, after losing some customers, according to local press reports. The plant is one of about six US converting operations and the closure would impact about 107 workers.

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Corporate Strategy: Green Bay Packaging to install new press section in $30 million Arkansas project

By Will Mies Fri, Jul 11, 2014

OAKLAND, July 11, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Green Bay Packaging (GBP) is moving ahead with a press section replacement for machine No. 1 at its Arkansas Kraft Div containerboard mill in Morrilton, AR, to be completed in mid-2015, the company said.

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Green Bay Packaging invests $30 million in new press section replacement for PM 1 at its Arkansas kraft division

By Fri, Jul 11, 2014

GREEN BAY, WI , July 9, 2014 (Press Release) -Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP) announced that it is moving forward with a press section replacement for PM1 at its Arkansas Kraft Division in Morrilton Arkansas. The $30 million project will include a new large nip press in the first press position, followed by a new shoe press in the second press position.

RISI

Brazilian corrugated board shipments decline 3.5% to 261,580 tonnes in June

By Renata Mercante Thu, Jul 10, 2014

SAO PAULO, July 10, 2014 (RISI) -Brazil shipped a total of 261,580 tonnes of corrugated board - including boxes, accessories and sheets - in June, a 3.38% decline over the same month of 2013, according to preliminary data from the Brazilian corrugated board assn (ABPO). The volume was also 9.49% lower than May.

PPI Europe

Germany’s Igepa acquires Lamersdorf corrugated box plant

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Jul 10, 2014

BRUSSELS, July 10, 2014 (PPI Europe) -The Igepa group has acquired the insolvent corrugated packaging firm Wellpappenwerk Lamersdorf located in Inden in western Germany.

The plant, which employs 45 people, will be managed by Igepa's Häuser E. Michaelis and Freytag & Petersen firms under the name IPS Lamersdorf.

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