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Pratt celebrates 5 million tons of recycled paper at Staten Island, NY, containerboard mill, takes in half of New York City recovered paper

By Tue, Sep 17, 2013

STATEN ISLAND, NY, Sept. 17, 2013 (Staten Island Live) -Next time you grab a pie from your favorite pizzeria, take notice of the box. In many cases, it was formerly an old newspaper or magazine that was recycled and transformed into a pizza box right here on Staten Island.

Press Release

Pratt continues growth of display division in US northeast with new facility in Reading, PA, offices in New Jersey

By Tue, Sep 17, 2013

CONYERS, GA, Sept. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -Pratt Industries Display Division continues to grow its stake in the Point-of-Purchase industry by expanding its manufacturing footprint to the northeast, establishing a fulfillment services team, and adding to an already robust client base.

Press Release

Pulver Packaging raises folding carton capacity with two new lines, Bobst die-cutter and folder-gluer at Illinois plant

By Tue, Sep 17, 2013

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, Sept. 17, 2013 (Press Release) -Pulver Packaging has substantially increased its folding carton manufacturing capacity with 2 new production lines, which will help them cope with increased sales. Productivity and reliability were key factors in the decision to purchase a BOBST VISIONCUT 106E die-cutter and SIGNATURE 110 folder-gluer.

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Moody's places Boise Paper's ratings under review for possible upgrade on PCA acquisition

By Tue, Sep 17, 2013

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2013 (Press Release) -Moody's Investors Service placed the Ba2 corporate family rating (CFR), Ba2-PD probability of default rating (PDR), Ba3 senior unsecured note rating and Baa3 senior secured bank credit facility rating of Boise Paper Holdings, L.L.C. (Boise) under review for possible upgrade.

Local News

International Paper reveals $100-150 million modernization project at Rome, GA, linerboard mill over three years

By Tue, Sep 17, 2013

ROME, GA, Sept. 17, 2013 (Local News) -At the Rome-Floyd Development authority this morning International Paper announced a significant reinvestment in their plant in Coosa. President of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce Al Hodge called it a very significant reinvestment and attorney Andy Davis said the investment will be to the tune of 100 to 150 million dollars.

RISI

US containerboard inventories jump 147,000 tons in August to their highest level for the month in eight years

By Will Mies Tue, Sep 17, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2013 (RISI) -US box shipments remained sluggish in August and containerboard inventories at box plants and mills jumped by nearly 147,000 tons as mills ran at close to 100% of capacity, according to the latest Fibre Box Assn. and American Forest & Paper Assn statistics released today.

Press Release

Dura-Fibre launches 100% recycled folding carton substrate, EcoEarth

By Tue, Sep 17, 2013

MENASHA, WI, Sept. 17, 2013 (Press Release) -As part of their expanding folding carton line, Dura-Fibre has launched EcoEarth, an environmentally friendly packaging solution made from 100% recycled materials. EcoEarth is FSC certified and offers an ideal balance of durability, printability and sustainability.

RISI

SKG to upgrade recycled containerboard PM 1 at Roermond mill in Netherlands

By Irina Van den Neste Tue, Sep 17, 2013

BRUSSELS, Sept. 17, 2013 (RISI) -Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has revealed details of its Euro 40 million ($53 million) investment in its recycled containerboard Roermond mill in the Netherlands.

The firm is set to upgrade its 225,000 tonne/yr PM 1 and fit it with a new rewinder.

RISI

Nine Dragons testing new PMs with 650,000 tonnes/yr of recycled containerboard capacity in Fujian, China

By Rita Yao Mon, Sep 16, 2013

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2013 (RISI) -Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) has started trials runs on two recycled containerboard PMs with a combined capacity of 650,000 tonnes/yr at a greenfield site in Quanzhou city, Fujian province.

Their startup has raised its total recycled containerboard capacity to 9.98 million tonnes/yr.

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