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Chinese board prices stable over last month of 2014 as hike efforts fail

By Rita Yao Thu, Jan 01, 2015

SHANGHAI, Jan. 2, 2015 (PPI Asia) -The Chinese paper and board market was mostly flat in December, with only some prices seeing slight declines.

Levels for all surveyed coated fine paper (CFP) grades were unchanged. Premium end CFP prices remained at RMB 5,400-5,550/tonne ($871-895/tonne), the same as in November.


PPC holds extended seminar on short-run printing solutions for paperboard packaging at 2014 Fall Meeting in Atlanta

By Tue, Dec 30, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Dec. 30, 2014 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) 2014 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference, Oct. 29-31, in Atlanta, GA, featured an extended seminar on short-run printing solutions for paperboard packaging.


Cascades to sell its North American boxboard manufacturing and converting assets to Graphic Packaging for C$44.9 million

By Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Cascades Inc. has reached an agreement for the sale of its North American boxboard manufacturing and converting assets to Graphic Packaging Holding Company for $44.9 million.

The Cascades boxboard units affected by the transaction are:


What lies ahead in 2015 for independents?

By Mark Mathes Tue, Dec 16, 2014

So often end of the year columns are dedicated to a look back on what has transpired over the previous 12 months.  This will not be one of those columns for one simple reason; I don’t care anymore what happened earlier this year.  Sure, I have learned from previous events and I have tried to incorporate those lessons in my daily decision making.  But for the most part the only people who benefi


Griffin Communications, AICC and Paperboard Packaging receive national marketing awards

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Griffin Communications and AICC were awarded with two 2014 Gold Awards by the Association of Marketing Communications Professionals. The statues, known as MarCom Awards are peer recognition by this national organization for both excellence and effectiveness in various forms of advertising, PR and promotion.


AICC 2015 spring meeting and the 2nd annual independents’ cup charity golf tournament registration now open

Tue, Dec 16, 2014

The AICC 2015 Spring Meeting and 40th Anniversary Celebration will be held April 29-May 1 at The Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, FL.   The spring meeting will feature a three-day series of general sessions, workshop tracks, networking and social events. The meeting will also feature the 2nd Annual Independents’ Cup Charity Golf Tournament.


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.       .


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