BUCKS, UK, Sept. 23, 2013 (Press Release) -Chesapeake has recently increased the number of factories that have declared compliance with the ECMA GMP standard to 10 operations. Chesapeake sites supplying the food sector in Germany declared compliance 2-years ago and this has now been extended to all other sites supplying food packaging in the UK and Poland.
LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept. 23, 2013 (PRNewswire) -On Demand Packaging® manufacturer and technology provider Packsize International together with System, an industrial automation company based in Italy, today announced that Packsize has obtained the rights to market the high-volume Freebox® automated packaging system.
VERONA, Italy, Aug. 31, 2013 (Press Release) -ABK Group is proud and glad to announce it was awarded the order of a new testliner machine, 1,250 m/min speed and 6 meter width by an important Customer whose name, at this point in time, cannot yet be disclosed.
OAKLAND, Sept. 20, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US containerboard inventories jumped by nearly 147,000 tons in August as mills ran at close to 100% of capacity despite sluggish box shipments, according to the latest Fibre Box Assn (FBA) and American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) statistics earlier this week.
OAKLAND, Sept. 20, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -International Paper (IP) plans on spending $100-150 million to upgrade its linerboard mill in Rome, GA, to "modernize operations" in three different phases over the next three years, the company told a local development authority in northwestern Georgia.
WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 20, 2013 (Press Release) -The American Forest & Paper Association released its August 2013 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report today.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 20, 2013 (RISI) -Smurfit Kappa has started negotiations with employee representatives with the aim of shutting down its Mittpac box factory in Bräcke in northern Sweden. The move may affect 10 employees, and is being attributed to reduced volumes as a result of a decrease in demand in the area.
BRISBANE, Sept. 20, 2013 (PPI Asia) -The High Court of New Zealand has settled with Australian packaging giant Visy regarding cartel activity there in 2000-2004.
The settlement will see Visy pay a NZ$3.6 million ($3 million) fine.
VALPARAISO, IN, Sept. 17, 2013 (Press Release) -Pratt Paper (Indiana), LLC, d/b/a Pratt Industries, a recycled paper and packaging company, announced plans today to locate a paper mill here, creating up to 137 new jobs by 2018.
BOSTON, MA, Sept. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced new program additions and speakers for the first annual Latin American Paper Packaging Conference, to be held November 18-20, 2013, in Miami, Florida, at the Eden Roc Hotel.