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KapStone 4Q 2014 results: Net sales flat with year ago, operating income down 15.5%

By Mon, Feb 09, 2015

NORTHBROOK, IL, Feb. 9, 2015 (PRNewswire) -KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) today reported preliminary results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014.

As compared to 2013's fourth quarter, results for 2014's fourth quarter are below:

Net sales of $563 million flat to the prior year

Press Release

TAPPI honors Miami University Jonathan C. Kerr with Herman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Award

By Sun, Feb 08, 2015

ATLANTA, GA, Feb. 8, 2015 (Press Release) -TAPPI is pleased to announce that Jonathan C. Kerr of Miami University has been awarded the Herman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Award. Established in 1983, this award is the highest honor the Association can bestow upon an individual for exemplary leadership that has significantly contributed to its advancement.


UK's Boxes and Packaging relocates Swindon site to new energy efficient building

By Thu, Feb 05, 2015

SWINDON, UK, Feb. 6, 2015 (Press Release) -Boxes and Packaging are pleased to announce that the Swindon site is relocating into a modern energy efficient building just three miles away from its present location. The relocation will commence at the beginning of April and the site will be fully operational by May 2015.


Coating provider Michelman acquires India’s Supack

By Jessica Zimbalatti Thu, Feb 05, 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 6, 2015 (PPI Asia) -Coating specialist Michelman has acquired India's Supack International in a bid to develop its activities in the printing and packaging market there.

The two companies had previously worked co-operatively in the Indian market and Supack's management is not slated to change.


OSHA proposes International Paper fine of $85,000 for safety violations after worker suffered severe electric shock in 2014 at Ohio plant

By Thu, Feb 05, 2015

MADISON, OH, Feb. 4, 2015 (Press Release) -Every year, thousands of people are electrocuted at work by current from live wires and energized parts. Electrical current often enters through the skin, muscles or hair and then spikes through the nervous system, burning tissue in patches.


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