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Sonoco to increase prices for all uncoated recycled paperboard products by $40/ton in the US and Canada, effective March 2

By Mon, Feb 02, 2015

Sonoco today announced that it will raise the price for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) products by $40 per ton, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada beginning March 2, 2015.


Thoro Packaging joins Two Sides to promote responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper

By Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Thoro Packaging has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper.


Essentra completes acquisition of Clondalkin Group's specialist packaging division

By Fri, Jan 30, 2015

MILTON KEYNES, UK, Jan. 30, 2015 (Press Release) -Further to the announcement on 12 November 2014, Essentra plc ("Essentra" or "the Company") is pleased to confirm the completion of the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of the entire Specialist Packaging Division of Clondalkin Group ("Clondalkin SPD") with effect from today.


KapStone to expand Bowling Green, KY, packaging plant with $4.5 million investment

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Governor Steve Beshear today announced KapStone Container Corp. plans to expand its operations in Bowling Green. KapStone, which manufactures paper packaging containers, is expected to create up to 30 new jobs and invest $4.5 million into the project.


Brewer Carlsberg may soon be serving beer in paper bottles

Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Carlsberg is developing the world’s first fully biodegradable bottle for its beverages. The “Green Fiber Bottle” will be made from sustainably sourced wood fiber or paper pulp—think of the material used in egg cartons and protective packaging for electronics products—and will be much lighter than glass bottles, according to the company’s Senior Packaging Innovation Manager, Håkon Langen.


AF&PA elects Sappi North America's pres/CEO Mark Gardner as board chairman along with 2015 slate of AF&PA board officers

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the election of Sappi North America President and CEO Mark Gardner as the new AF&PA Board chairman along with the 2015 slate of AF&PA Board officers.


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