CLEVELAND, Sept. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -Growth in worldwide demand for packaging machinery is expected to climb at a 4.6 percent annual pace through 2017 to $41.8 billion. An improved business climate -- which will be reflected in expanding fixed investment spending, manufacturing output, and packaging demand -- will drive increases in equipment sales through 2017.
FORT WASHINGTON, PA, Sept. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -Amtech Software President, Cosmo DeNicola, is pleased to announce that Carolina Container, a multi-plant corrugated box company, has implemented Amtech's add-on module RPM at a second plant.
MALLOW, Ireland, Sept. 3, 2013 (CNW) -Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and the leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched the new Aeris Series of pre-qualified shippers to maintain pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines and other high-value products between 2- 8 degrees C during transport.
SINGAPORE, Aug. 30, 2013 (PPI Asia) -Prices for US old corrugated containers (OCC) have softened after peaking three weeks ago at $230-232/tonne in China, closing August at $226-228/tonne.
The benchmark grade's levels had kept climbing for almost three months since touching bottom at $200-203/tonne in mid-May.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 23, 2013 (RISI) -With a dramatic run-up in US containerboard company share prices this year, top executives at some firms gained large payouts -- even as analysts are also raising share price projections for some companies, PPI Pulp & Paper Week reported.
After 20-plus years in Green Lake, a local plant of Menasha Corp. is closing this fall.
The news was confirmed by a company spokesman who talked with the Commonwealth. The packaging plant is located in the industrial park at 750 South St. in Green Lake, by the intersection with Commercial Avenue.
Employees were told the news Aug. 13, but were informed they had the opportunity to apply to other company plants, such as Neenah and Hartford.