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PPI Latin America

Containerboard suppliers adjust prices in Brazil in September, expect higher demand in fourth quarter

By Fernando Gonzalez Tue, Oct 01, 2013

SAO PAULO, Oct. 1, 2013 (PPI Latin America) -Most Brazilian containerboard suppliers - including Klabin, Rigesa, Orsa International Paper, Tedesco, Sengés, Fernandez, Inpa and others - adjusted prices for both virgin based and recycled papers in September, market sources said, and some are still finishing implementing increases in October.

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ECMA 2013 congress highlights positive growth perspectives for folding carton industry

By Thu, Sep 26, 2013

ECMA, the European Carton Makers Association, has provided its members vital inspiration in their quest for growth. During the congress 200 people were present. The delegates looked into new markets, the speakers provided ideas to break down boundaries and ECMA offered its members and the industry guidance in the very competitive marketplaces around the world where they operate in.

PPI Asia

China’s Nine Dragons tests PMs with 650,000 tonnes/yr of containerboard capacity

By Rita Yao Thu, Sep 19, 2013

SHANGHAI, Sept. 20, 2013 (PPI Asia) -Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) has started trials runs on two recycled containerboard PMs with a combined capacity of 650,000 tonnes/yr at a greenfield site in Quanzhou city, Fujian province.

Their startup has raised the firm's total recycled containerboard capacity to 9.98 million tonnes/yr.

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Paperboard Packaging Alliance announces student design winners at Pack Expo

By Wed, Sep 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 24, 2013 (Press Release) -The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA), a joint initiative between the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), announced the winners of its Ninth Annual Student Design Challenge on Monday, Sept. 23 at the PACK EXPO convention in Las Vegas, Nev.


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