WEST POINT, VA, June 2, 2014 (Local News) -RockTenn's West Point Containerboard mill is celebrating a "Century of Success" this year. The mill originally began operation in the Town of West Point as Chesapeake Pulp & Paper Co. on May 16, 1914. Last Saturday, May 17, marked the official anniversary celebration.
MEMPHIS, TN, June 2, 2014 (PRNewswire) -International Paper (IP) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Faraci today announced that Mark S. Sutton has been promoted to president and chief operating officer and elected a member of the company's board of directors effective immediately.
MEMPHIS, TN, June 2, 2014 (Memphis Business Journal) -John Faraci, CEO of International Paper Co. (NYSE:IP) is planning to retire in March. The company's board policy requires its CEO to retire at age 65. Faraci will turn 65 in February 2015, so his retirement will be effective March 1, 2015.
VIENNA, June 2, 2014 (Press Release) -At this year's RosUpack in Moscow, from 17 to 20 June, Mondi Containerboard will be showcasing ProVantage Komipak and ProVantage Komiwhite, two paper grades from its Appearance portfolio.
LANCASHIRE, UK, June 2, 2014 (Press Release) -As phase one of the recently announced £8m investment, leading independent food and drink packaging manufacturer, TRM Packaging, has now announced a £1m upgrade to its corrugator.
GRAZ, Austria, June 2, 2014 (Press Release) -GAW Paper Coating Systems, USA, has been awarded with the order by Voith for the complete Wet End Chemicals System, Coating Kitchen and Working Stations for the new BM 4 at Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited, India (TNPL).
SPRINGFIELD, MA, May 30, 2014 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently hired Clyant Sirois as Member Services Coordinator and Brian Westerlind as Communications Manager.
OAKLAND, CA, May 23, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Longtime, key shareholders of Graphic Packaging -- Texas Pacific Group (TPG) and the Coors family -- sold their remaining combined 13.35% stake in the company in a $455.6 million trade to Goldman Sachs toward a secondary offering of 43.65 million shares that was commenced May 19.