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RockTenn temporarily shuts containerboard PM at Jacksonville, FL, mill, impacts 25% of workforce

By Mon, Nov 04, 2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL, Nov. 4, 2013 (Florida Times-Union ) -RockTenn has temporarily laid off 50 workers at one of its Jacksonville facilities. A company spokeswoman confirmed that one of the two machines at the mill on Eastport Drive off Heckscher Drive was shut down effective Monday.

PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Containerboard: New Greenpac mill ramp on target to hit 1,500 tons next year, Norampac says

By Will Mies Fri, Nov 08, 2013

OAKLAND, Nov. 8, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Greenpac's new recycled containerboard machine ramp-up is proceeding on target and the company has been pleased "with the efficiency of the machine and the quality of the board," Cascadespres/CEO Mario Plourde said in the company's earnings call on Nov. 8.

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French folding carton manufacturer LGR Emballages installs new hot foil stamping machine at its Le Creusot plant in France

By Thu, Nov 07, 2013

OYONNAX, France, Nov. 8, 2013 (Press Release) -In order to meet the growing demand for sophisticated folding cartons in the healthcare and personal care sectors, the LGR Group has installed mid-2013 a brand-new hot foil stamping machine.

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Container Graphics appoints Graham Philip Saunders as business development manager

By Tue, Nov 05, 2013

CARY, NC, Oct. 28, 2013 (Press Release) -Graham Philip Saunders recently joined Container Graphics Corp. in the position of Business Development Manager. Mr. Saunders is the grandson of Philip Saunders, the company's founder, and the son of Neil Saunders, the company's CEO.

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Voith-supplied new VariFlex winder up and running in record time at Mpact's corrugated base paper PM 3 in Felixton, South Africa

By Tue, Nov 05, 2013

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Nov. 5, 2013 (Press Release) -In June 2013, Voith installed a new VariFlex winder at Mpact's PM 3 in Felixton, South Africa, in just eight days. Two days after start-up, the maximum operating speed of 2,500 m/min was reached.

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KapStone’s Longview, WA, mill wins 2013 AF&PA Sustainability Award for greenhouse gas reduction and energy efficiency

By Mon, Nov 04, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 4, 2013 (Press Release) -The KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation's Longview Mill has been recognized by the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) as a leader in sustainability by winning an AF&PA 2013 Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Award.

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