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MWV named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for tenth straight year

By Wed, Sep 18, 2013

RICHMOND, VA, Sept. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -For the tenth straight year, MWV was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. MWV is the only company in the packaging industry to have such an extended run on this prestigious list, which recognizes the world's leading companies in the areas of economic, environmental and social performance.

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PPC releases sustainability and forestry webinar series

By Wed, Sep 18, 2013

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Sept. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -With increasing demand for paperboard packaging derived from certified forest products, to help converters explain chain of custody as well as SFI/FSC forest management certification schemes, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently released a series of webinars on sustainable forestry.

Staten Island Live

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.

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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.

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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.

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