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MWV Rigesa buys new corrugator for Pacajus

By Renata Mercante Tue, Nov 18, 2014

SAO PAULO, Nov. 18, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -MWV Rigesa, the Brazilian subsidiary of MeadWestvaco (MWV), has announced the acquisition of a new corrugator from BHS to be installed at its Pacajus plant, in Ceará state, northeast Brazil. Rigesa's plan is to increase corrugated board output and sales in the region by 15-20% in the next five years.

PPI Latin America

Mexican containerboard prices stay flat in October-November; imports grow even with weaker Peso

By Renata Mercante Tue, Nov 18, 2014

SAO PAULO, Nov. 18, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -Prices for both domestic and imported containerboard remained stable in Mexico in October over September and are unchanged again in November, sources toldPPI Latin America. Domestic recycled linerboard is being traded for Peso 7,800-8,200/tonne ($575-605/tonne), which is the same level as a year ago.

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Tetra Pak to stop production at its Lund plant in Sweden by the end of February 2015

By Anne grimbert Tue, Nov 18, 2014

BRUSSELS, Nov. 18, 2014 (RISI) -Tetra Pak will cease production of packaging material at its factory in Lund by the end of February 2015. The move follows the firm's announcement in August that it would close the facility.

The consultation process with unions and employees was completed and some 250 jobs will be cut, a spokesperson from the firm said.

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Innventia: new EU project Banus to develop functional barriers in food packaging using recycled materials

By Mon, Nov 10, 2014

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 10, 2014 (Press Release) -The new EU project Banus will involve developing functional barriers for a variety of packaging examples that guarantees food safety, even when using recycled plastic and paper from recycling processes that are not currently approved for food packaging.

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KapStone Paper and Packaging CEO Roger Stone receives Lifetime Achievement Award at RISI International Containerboard Conference

By Mon, Nov 10, 2014

NORTHBROOK, IL, Nov. 10, 2014 (PRNewswire) -

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation ("KapStone" or "the Company") On Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the RISI International Containerboard Conference, Roger Stone was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Stone, who is the first recipient of this award, was also the keynote speaker.

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