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Independent Carton Group highlights members’ milestones and accomplishments in innovation, sustainability

By Tue, Feb 04, 2014

NEWTOWN, CT, Feb. 4, 2014 (Press Release) -The Independent Carton Group (ICG), an association of 18 independently owned and operated folding carton manufacturers, is pleased to highlight some of its members' most recent milestones and accomplishments, and the ways they continue to make their mark on the packaging industry.

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PaperWorks to close its Phoenix, AZ, folding carton plant; to affect 91 jobs

By Mon, Feb 03, 2014

BALA CYNWYD, PA, Feb. 3, 2014 (Press Release) -PaperWorks Industries, Inc. has announced that it will be closing its Phoenix, AZ folding carton plant in the coming months. Employees and customers affected by the closing have been notified as the company begins the process of transferring them to other folding carton plants in the US and Canada.

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Panther Group invests in Bobst Mastercut 2.1 Autoplatine flat-bed die cutter for its RRK Wellpappenfabrik plant in Bottrop, Germany

By Mon, Feb 03, 2014

TORNESCH, Germany, Feb. 3, 2014 (Press Release) -

The ambitious investment programme in progress across the whole of the Panther Group includes the current enhancement of the die-cutting section at the plant in Bottrop. The facilities at RRK Wellpappenfabrik are being supplemented by a Bobst Mastercut 2.1 Autoplatine, a high-end flat-bed die cutter.

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Corrugated: Microflute has captured 5-7% of US corrugated market, but is it growing?

By Will Mies Fri, Jan 31, 2014

OAKLAND, Jan. 31, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -With the advent of E-flute in the mid-1970s, microflute packaging was born. Box buyers had been telling their suppliers they wanted smoother printing surfaces and stronger board; using boxboard didn't provide enough package strength.

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Maritime Paper Products and Norampac Cascades conclude Atlantic Canada corrugated joint venture

By Fri, Jan 31, 2014

DARTMOUTH, NS, Jan. 31, 2014 (Press Release) -Maritime Paper Products Limited and Norampac, a division of Cascades Canada ULC have received clearance from the Competition Bureau of Canada and completed legal due diligence to form a new joint venture operation for corrugated packaging operations in Atlantic Canada.

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