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MWV Rigesa raises containerboard market share in Brazil to 20% with new PM; slates price hike

By Fernando Gonzalez Tue, Jul 08, 2014

SAO PAULO, July 8, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -MWV Rigesa, a subsidiary of MeadWestvaco group in Brazil, increased its containerboard market share in the country from 5% in 2013 to 20% this year, according to the company's business director, Jairo Lorenzatto.

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Rengo Packaging opens new corrugated plant in Oahu, HI

By Mon, Jul 07, 2014

OSAKA, Japan, July 2, 2014 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; Chairman, President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Rengo Packaging, Inc.-which carries out business in Hawaii, the United States-has commenced operations in May 2014 at its new corrugated plant on Oahu, Hawaii.

RISI

Caraustar-Newark Group would combine second and third largest US uncoated recycled board producers with 13 mills

By James McLaren Mon, Jul 07, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 (RISI) -Caraustar's planned acquisition of Newark Group under H.I.G. Capital would combine the second and third largest uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) producers which would rank just below Sonoco in that US industry sector, according to RISI capacity estimates.

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KBA to supply RAPIDA 106 four-colour B1 press to Chesapeake/MPS Greenford in the UK

By Mon, Jul 07, 2014

WÜRZBURG, Germany, June 20, 2014 (Press Release) -Chesapeake/MPS Greenford has chosen the latest feature-rich KBA RAPIDA 106 four-colour B1 press as part of a £3m investment programme designed to offer its customers the very best production options.

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Voith to supply three paper machines for packaging and graphic paper production to Sun Paper in China

By Mon, Jul 07, 2014

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, July 7, 2014 (Press Release) -

Sun Paper has commissioned Voith with the delivery of three paper machines for production of packaging and graphic paper. The Chinese company is thus relying on Voith's proven components and modules. This order continues the successful partnership between Sun Paper and Voith.

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AR Packaging invests Euro 2.2 million in Augsburg premises in Germany

By Thu, Jul 03, 2014

LUND, Sweden, July 4, 2014 (Press Release) -At the end of June 2014 AR Packaging acquired the premises of the manufacturing plant in Augsburg in Germany.

The investment of EUR 2,2 million is financed out of the operational cash flow and is a part of the investment program announced in March this year.

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Bobst to launch new NOVACUT 106 ER blank separating die-cutter at ExpoPrint 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil, July 16-22

By Thu, Jul 03, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 3, 2014 (Press Release) -BOBST will premiere the NOVACUT 106 ER - its brand new die-cutter for in-line die-cutting with blank separation - at ExpoPrint 2014 in July, as well as showcasing a folder-gluer line with Braille embossing capable of producing up to 115,000 boxes per hour.

PPI Asia

Rengo, other Japanese P&B firms hit with fines over corrugated board price-fixing

By Jessica Zimbalatti Thu, Jul 03, 2014

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 4, 2014 (PPI Asia) -The Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has unveiled fines totaling ¥13.3 billion ($136 million) on 61 corrugated container producers and converters there, including the subsidiaries of leading paper and board (P&B) firms.

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Kadant Johnson offers Donahue steam systems, Donahue steam traps and corrugator and boiler audit services

By Thu, Jul 03, 2014

THREE RIVERS, MI, July 2, 2014 (Press Release) -Kadant Johnson Inc., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. has expanded its corrugator steam and condensate handling systems to now include Donahue steam systems, Donahue steam traps, and corrugator and boiler audit services.

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