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AF&PA encouraged by EPA releasing reconsidered Boiler MACT rule, calls for implementation delay until final

By Tue, Dec 02, 2014

American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) release of its reconsidered Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule.

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Corrugated recovery is a true success story

By Esther Hertzfeld Tue, Dec 02, 2014

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. The reduction brings the total waxed corrugated volume to just below 3 percent of total corrugated volume produced in 2013 compared to 5 percent of total volume in 2002.

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Drupa 2016 to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany from May 31-June 10

By Tue, Dec 02, 2014

drupa 2016, the leading international trade fair for print and crossmedia solutions, is already set for success: Worldwide industry and its global players are giving their clear support for the next drupa, and many have booked larger exhibition space than for the previous show. Even now - 17 months before the start of the show on 31st May 2016 - 80 percent of the exhibition space is confirmed as booked. If this trend continues, drupa 2016 will once again, as throughout its 60 year history, be sold out and will cover the entire marketplace relating to print and cross media. International global players and market leaders will be at drupa 2016 alongside upcoming and innovative companies from around the world.

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Tetra Pak introduces new Tetra Brik Aseptic 500 Edge package size for smaller households

By Fri, Dec 05, 2014

Tetra Pak has extended its award-winning Tetra Brik®​ Aseptic​ Edge family with the launch of Tetra Brik® Aseptic 500 Edge, designed to meet the needs of smaller households.

Austria-based dairy company Berglandmilch is first on the shelf with the new package, using it for its premium milk brand, Formil.

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AICC joins 528 business groups and chambers in advocating for passage of tax extenders

Tue, Dec 02, 2014

AICC has joined more than 500 associations, business advocacy groups and chambers of commerce across the country in calling on House and Senate leaders to pass a business tax extenders bill before the conclusion of this session of Congress.

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Obituary: Dick Sharfstein, former owner of Pride Container (now Menasha)

Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Richard A. “Dick” Sharfstein, former president and owner of Pride Container Corp. (later Strive Group), Chicago, died on Tuesday, Nov. 25, following a brief illness. He was 80. He was an active AICC member, particularly of AICC Region 6 in Chicago, for nearly 40 years.

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