ALEXANDRIA, VA, Oct. 22, 2013 (Press Release) -The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) has announced that longtime ICPF supporter, Green Bay Packaging Inc., has pledged an additional $100,000 to support the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's initiatives. This new commitment brings Green Bay Packaging's total pledges and contributions during the current CorrAlliance Partner campaign to over $250,000. Green Bay Packaging regularly supports other ICPF fundraising events, like the annual Holiday Weekend in New York where it has participated the past two years. A Green Bay designer currently serves as the ICPF representatives on the Bowling Green State University's visual communication's packaging track advisory board. Bryan Hollenbach, Green Bay's Executive Vice President, additionally serves on ICPF's Board of Directors.
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, Oct. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -A new economic case study demonstrates a 25 percent annual cost savings from shipping tomatoes in corrugated versus shipping the same volume of tomatoes in reusable plastic containers (RPCs).
OAKLAND, Oct. 25, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Global containerboard demand will grow about 3% this year and slightly higher in 2014, with all the growth to come from developing markets, RISI VP for paper packaging Ken Waghorne told RISI's recent 28thNorth American Forest Products Conference in San Diego on Oct. 9.
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , Oct. 25, 2013 (Press Release) -The international producer of high value added packaging solutions Clondalkin Group has entered into a strategic alliance with Italian company Grafiche Pizzi.
CINCINNATI, OH, Oct. 24, 2013 (Press Release) -Michelman has added three new team members to its paper and corrugated business unit. The addition of these three experienced professionals strengthens Michelman's ability to serve and support its customers in the Americas.
BRUSSELS, Oct. 24, 2013 (PPI Europe) -Several major recycled containerboard producers including Europac, DS Smith and Hamburger have independently announced plans to raise their white and brown recycled containerboard prices by Euro 40/tonne ($54.8/tonne) from November 1. The hike will apply to all markets in continental Europe.
The hike will apply to all markets in continental Europe.
MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 23, 2013 (Press Release) -Amcor's approach to sustainability is driven by a framework consisting of five key focus areas: environment, community, workplace, marketplace and economy. Performance is measured in each of these areas to allow for benchmarking against international standards and other corporate peers.
RICHMOND, VA, Oct. 23, 2013 (Press Release) -MWV has been recognized as a winner in the 2013 Pro Carton-ECMA Carton Awards. The recognition is for the use of MWV's Crescendo C2S (330 gsm) paperboard in a uniquely stunning package for a luxury spirits producer.
DUBLIN, Ireland and LONDON, Oct. 23, 2013 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa, one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and The Americas, has received nine nominations for awards across six categories for the 2013 Pulp & Paper International (‘PPI') Awards.