SAO PAULO, Jan. 23, 2014 (RISI) -The director of the Argentinean corrugated board producer Argenpack, Carlos Cacace, has been named the new president of the country's Council of Corrugated Board Producers (CAFCCo).
RICHMOND, VA, Jan. 22, 2014 (Press Release) -MWV joins The Carlsberg Group as a founding member of the Carlsberg Circular Community (CCC), announced earlier this week ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Circular Community brings together leaders in the beverage packaging industry to develop the next generation of resource-efficient packaging.
CHICAGO, IL, Jan. 22, 2014 (Press Release) -Mesirow Financial acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Stronghaven, Inc. ("Stronghaven" or the "Company"), a company advised by TransOcean Group, Ltd. ("TransOcean"), on its sale to Hood Container Corporation.
LEICESTER, UK, Jan. 20, 2014 (Press Release) -Warren Board Sales Ltd., the UK's leading independent cartonboard and graphical board stockist, has used International Paper's high-quality, fully coated, folding boxboard grade, Arktika, to produce a stunning gift presentation box and information leaflet.
NOTTINGHAM, UK, Jan. 21, 2014 (Press Release) -Chesapeake Lexington has just benefited from the installation of a sophisticated Heidelberg packaging printing press. The Speedmaster XL106 is an eight unit perfector press with twin coaters which has the ability to print eight colours on the board's surface or seven colours and one on reverse.
SAO PAULO, Jan. 21, 2014 (PPI Latin America) -Prices for US linerboard export to Mexico had a $10/tonne decrease in December-January, according to PPI Latin America sources, due to excess supply in the yearend, especially in North America, Europe and Brazil, and mills trying to push out more export during their normal seasonal slowdown.
PANKAKOSKI, Finland , Jan. 21, 2014 (Press Release) -Finnish speciality cartonboard producer Pankaboard has announced that it is to exhibit at this year's Packaging Innovations exhibition for the first time, marking the first appearance of its UK sales team, following the opening of its new UK sales office in Nottingham last year.
VIENNA, Austria, Jan. 20, 2014 (Press Release) -Mondi is very pleased to announce that the "ROYCO" soup packet of Mars Africa has won a 2014 WorldStar Award for Packaging. In partnership with Afripack Consumer Flexibles and the customer Mars Africa, Mondi Extrusion Coatings developed an innovative material for food packaging.
CHICAGO, IL, Jan. 20, 2014 (Press Release) -GPA announces their new Ultra Digital® Pre-Converted Substrates that make it easy to create a wide variety of eye-catching, personalized applications. They are ready right off the press...without the need for additional finishing equipment.
SPRINGFIELD, MA, Jan. 20, 2014 (Press Release) -Experts in capital markets, the economy, the forestry industry, and social media will share their research and business forecasts at the Paperboard Packaging Council's Spring Meeting: Outlook and Strategies Conference, on April 2-4, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans, LA. Speakers include: