BRUSSELS, Oct. 3, 2013 (PPI Europe) -Cartonboard sellers and buyers from across the world gathered in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on September 18-20 for the annual European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) congress. The event, which was held in the shadow of the ongoing European financial crisis, focused on growth opportunities for the folding carton industry, prospective new markets as well as the need to break down boundaries.
BOSTON, MA, Oct. 2, 2013 (Press Release) -Despite the continued decline in North America and Europe, global paper and board production still managed to advance at a meager 0.2% pace to reach a new record level of 400 million tonnes in 2012. Positive growth in tissue and packaging grades continued to offset the retreat in global graphic paper production. These and other statistics were published today in the2013 Annual Review of Global Pulp & Paper Statistics,by RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry.
APPLETON, WI, Oct. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -The Pratt Industries mill on Staten Island passed a major milestone recently, producing its five millionth ton of 100% recycled containerboard. The Pratt Paper PM 12 machine in Conyers, Georgia, a sister machine to the Staten Island machine, has also passed a major milestone.
HELSINKI, Oct. 4, 2013 (Press Release) -Metso will supply two lime mud filters to Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner in Lövholmen, Sweden. The order was received in June 2013 and the start-up is planned in June 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
HELSINKI, Aug. 29, 2013 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has placed an order with Metso to supply two IQ Moisturizer systems for BM4 at Imatra Mills, Finland. Stora Enso has previous positive experience with IQ Moisturizer at its Tainionkoski and Inkeroinen boards mills in Finland.
VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -Nearly 1,000 people visited the international packaging and paper group's 380 sqm booth at FachPack in September, making it one of the most popular sites at the trade fair.
SPREMBERG, Germany, Oct. 2, 2013 (Press Release) -As announced already towards the end of last year, the management of Hamburger Rieger has now taken the final decision to substantially invest in the expansion of its top-quality White CCM production.
DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 3, 2013 (Press Release) -An optimal shopping experience will ultimately lead to the perfect packaging design. New technology now allows customers to live this experience and translate it in to reality with Smurfit Kappa´s 3D Store Visualiser which was launched last week.
DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 1, 2013 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has won first prize in the Scanstar packaging awards for folded and easy-to-carry moving boxes to Clas Ohlson. Scanstar is arranged by the Scandinavian Packaging Association (SPA), a coordinating body for the five Nordic countries' national packaging organisations.
FIFE, Scotland, Oct. 2, 2013 (Press Release) -Tullis Russell reinforced its position as one of the world's leading premium paper and board manufacturers by winning the highly acclaimed Procarton-ECMA President's Special Award for use of its cartonboard in the hugely innovative presentation box for Bombay Sapphire.