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Tetra Pak to stop production at its Lund plant in Sweden by the end of February 2015

By Anne grimbert Tue, Nov 18, 2014

BRUSSELS, Nov. 18, 2014 (RISI) -Tetra Pak will cease production of packaging material at its factory in Lund by the end of February 2015. The move follows the firm's announcement in August that it would close the facility.

The consultation process with unions and employees was completed and some 250 jobs will be cut, a spokesperson from the firm said.


Innventia: new EU project Banus to develop functional barriers in food packaging using recycled materials

By Mon, Nov 10, 2014

STOCKHOLM, Nov. 10, 2014 (Press Release) -The new EU project Banus will involve developing functional barriers for a variety of packaging examples that guarantees food safety, even when using recycled plastic and paper from recycling processes that are not currently approved for food packaging.


KapStone Paper and Packaging CEO Roger Stone receives Lifetime Achievement Award at RISI International Containerboard Conference

By Mon, Nov 10, 2014

NORTHBROOK, IL, Nov. 10, 2014 (PRNewswire) -

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation ("KapStone" or "the Company") On Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the RISI International Containerboard Conference, Roger Stone was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Stone, who is the first recipient of this award, was also the keynote speaker.


Iggesund Paperboard's Santoro swing cards gets global recognition

By Mon, Nov 10, 2014

IGGESUND, Sweden, Nov. 10, 2014 (Press Release) -It all began with a small design studio on a little road off Carnaby Street. SANTORO was Lucio and Meera Santoro's small-scale venture into innovative graphic design. Today their work is found around the world and they have won some 50 international awards for their designs, greeting cards and 3D books.


Packaging news briefs: Private equity bids expected for SIG Combibloc

By Greg Rudder Fri, Nov 07, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Nov. 7, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Private equity firms are set to bid for aseptic carton producerSIG Combiblocat less than an earlier expected price fromReynolds Group Holdings, owned by New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart, Reuters reported Nov. 7. Buyout groups BC Partners, Onex, and Partners Group are expected to bid on Nov.


Coating Excellence International in technology agreement with Teruel in Brazil

By Fri, Nov 07, 2014

WRIGHTSTOWN, WI, Nov. 7, 2014 (Marketwired) -cei (Coating Excellence International), a market leading U.S. flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced that it has entered into a technology agreement with Teruel Incorporated of Brazil. Under the agreement, cei and Teruel will share technology capabilities.


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