SAO PAULO, July 10, 2014 (RISI) -Brazil shipped a total of 261,580 tonnes of corrugated board - including boxes, accessories and sheets - in June, a 3.38% decline over the same month of 2013, according to preliminary data from the Brazilian corrugated board assn (ABPO). The volume was also 9.49% lower than May.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 10, 2014 (Press Release) -
BRUSSELS, July 10, 2014 (PPI Europe) -The Igepa group has acquired the insolvent corrugated packaging firm Wellpappenwerk Lamersdorf located in Inden in western Germany. The plant, which employs 45 people, will be managed by Igepa's Häuser E. Michaelis and Freytag & Petersen firms under the name IPS Lamersdorf.
BRUSSELS, July 10, 2014 (PPI Europe) -Emin Leydier is set to raise its recycled containerboard (RCCM) prices by Euro 60/tonne from August 1. The hike will apply to all continental European markets, except Spain.
BRUSSELS, July 10, 2014 (PPI Europe) -Russian containerboard prices increased in Q2 due to rising input costs at mills, driven largely by negative effects of the Ukraine crisis.
BRUSSELS, July 10, 2014 (PPI Europe) -Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) has taken over Armstrong Packaging, a manufacturer of specialty rigid boxes located in Arbroath, Scotland. The value of the deal was not disclosed.
Owners Kevin Leary of W. H. Learyand Marcel Meyer of Robatech Group have agreed to join forces in a worldwide partnership which will allow both companies to further support their customers with valuable products, service and support.
On June 30, production operations officially started at the new, ultra-modern corrugated packaging plant of Schumacher Packaging in Greven.