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AICC announces national convention locations through 2017

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

AICC, the Independent Packaging Association announces the dates and locations for the Association’s upcoming spring and fall conventions through 2017.   AICC’s national meetings take place annually in the spring and fall.  The conventions provide premier educational and training opportunities for members as well as providing social and networking events.       .


Mondi launches rain resistant Splash Bag for packaging cement and other powdery products

By Mon, Dec 15, 2014

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2014 (Press Release) -In response to lively customer interest for rain-repellent paper bags, Mondi has developed the Splash Bag. This new bag resists rain for up to two hours and withstands humidity better than a standard paper bag.


KBA managing director Ramona Weiß-Weber steps down, Reinhard Marschall to take over, effective Jan 1

By Thu, Dec 11, 2014

With effect from 1 January 2015 a new managing director will take the reins at KBA Deutschland. Reinhard Marschall (49) succeeds Ramona Weiß-Weber at the helm of Koenig & Bauer's German sales and service subsidiary for sheetfed offset presses. The previous managing director has left the company after three years to pursue new challenges.


Cascades settles with EPA for $165,000 over alleged Clean Water Act violations at Maine pulp mill and Connecticut corrugated plant

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Two companies operating under the control of Cascades USA, Inc. have agreed to settle EPA allegations that they violated the federal Clean Water Act. The companies are Cascades Auburn Fiber, operating in Auburn, Maine; and Norampac New England, Inc., operating in Thompson, Conn.


KapStone workers authorize strike at Longview, WA, mill; talks hung up on health care, overtime

By Wed, Dec 10, 2014

LONGVIEW, WA, Dec. 10, 2014 (Local News) -Union pulp mill workers have overwhelmingly authorized a strike against the KapStone Paper & Packaging plant in Longview.

The vote to authorize the strike was 99 percent in favor, Gregory Pallesen, vice president of the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers, said Wednesday morning.


Veolia launches new technology to transform non-recyclable paper from household waste into pulp for insulation and construction materials

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014

LONDON, Dec. 9, 2014 (Press Release) -Today Veolia has launched a new technology to transform non-recyclable paper and cardboard from household waste into a pulp. This new pulp is suitable for a range of products such as insulation and construction materials, demonstrating its commitment to the circular economy.


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