BRUSSELS, July 17, 2014 (PPI Europe) -The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has held a meeting with EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht to discuss measures that the EU can take to protect the interests of the European paper industry on the Russian market.
LONDON, July 17, 2014 (Press Release) -Gareth Jenkins has been promoted into the role of managing director at DS Smith's UK packaging division.
SAO PAULO, July 16, 2014 (RISI) -Chilean pulp and paper producer CMPC shut down in April its corrugated board converting plant in Quilicura, near the country's capital Santiago. The company's total corrugated board capacity remains unchanged, though, a spokesperson told RISI.
SAO PAULO, July 16, 2014 (RISI) -Mexican packaging paper and corrugated board producer Grupak has scheduled for August the startup of its new 180,000 tonnes/yr containerboard machine to be installed at the company's Hidalgo plant in eastern Mexico.
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, July 16, 2014 (Press Release) -Following a rebuild by Voith, the PM 2 of the Europac Group (Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A.) was successfully restarted at its plant in Duenas in the Spanish Province of Palencia after just 15 days of downtime and seven days of commissioning.
ROCHESTER, NY, July 15, 2014 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging today announced that it won two awards, including a Benny Award, the competition's highest honor, in the 2014 Premier Print Awards, the graphic arts industry's largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition recognizing outstanding achievement in print production.
CONYERS, GA, July 15, 2014 (Press Release) -Pratt Industries has officially opened its newest recycling facility in Rock Hill, SC.
GRAZ, Austria, July 15, 2014 (Press Release) -ANDRITZ AUTOMATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has successfully concluded complete modernization of the process control system for a steam boiler at the Hamburger Containerboard mill in Pitten, Austria.
NEENAH, WI, July 15, 2014 (Press Release) -Menasha Packaging's PrePrint facility and Folding Carton Group, both located in Neenah, Wisconsin, have been recognized by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International after successfully completing its Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) audit once again.