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Smurfit Kappa to showcase Bag-in-Box solutions at Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in Sacramento, CA, Jan. 28-29

By Mon, Jan 19, 2015

DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 19, 2015 (Press Release) -

Smurfit Kappa's 2015 trade fair season will kick off in late January in California, with the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in Sacramento.


More Chinese board mills announce extended Lunar New Year downtime

By Rita Yao Thu, Jan 15, 2015

SHANGHAI, Jan. 16, 2015 (PPI Asia) -Major board mills in Dongguan city, Guangdong, China will take downtime for the approaching Lunar New Year holiday in February.

The Lunar New Year will fall on February 19, and the whole country will be on a week-long holiday starting from February 18.


Smurfit Kappa to start up lightweight recycled containerboard PM in UK in late February

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Jan 15, 2015

BRUSSELS, Jan. 15, 2015 (PPI Europe) -Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) is nearing the completion of its £100 million ($152 million) investment in lightweight recycled containerboard at its Townsend Hook mill in the UK.

The mill's revamped 5-m wide PM is set to be launched in the second half of February, the firm said.


Weyerhaeuser tells union Longview, WA, liquid packaging mill downtime will be 7 to 9 days around Jan. 21, due to port slowdown

By Wed, Jan 14, 2015

LONGVIEW, WA, Jan. 14, 2015 (Local News) -Weyerhaeuser Co. officials have told paper union officials that temporary production cuts and layoffs at the Longview pulp and paper mill may occur around Jan. 21 and last seven to nine days, union officials said Tuesday.


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