VALPARAISO, IN, Sept. 17, 2013 (Press Release) -Pratt Paper (Indiana), LLC, d/b/a Pratt Industries, a recycled paper and packaging company, announced plans today to locate a paper mill here, creating up to 137 new jobs by 2018.
BOSTON, MA, Sept. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced new program additions and speakers for the first annual Latin American Paper Packaging Conference, to be held November 18-20, 2013, in Miami, Florida, at the Eden Roc Hotel.
OAKLAND, Sept. 20, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Pratt Industries announced plans to build a 360,000 tons/yr recycled containerboard mill adjacent to its massive Valparaiso, IN, box plant for completion by July 2015. The company must still complete the approval process for the new mill, but hopes to break ground by March.
OAKLAND, CA, Sept. 20, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Nine Dragons Paperstarted 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, China,PPI Asiareported. The startup lifts the company's total recycled containerboard capacity to 9.98 million tonnes/yr.
HAWTHORN, Australia, Sept. 16, 2013 (Press Release) -McCormick Distilling Co. Inc., a Weston, Mo. based manufacturer and distributor of premium spirits, has converted its Eco Friendly 360 Vodka 1.75L line from glass to lightweight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles from Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world's leading producer of rigid plastic packaging.
SPRINGFIELD, MA, Sept. 20, 2013 (Press Release) -On October 23, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has elected its Board of Directors for 2013-14. Composed of business executives, manufacturing experts, thought leaders, and innovators in the paperboard packaging industry, the Board includes:
BRUSSELS, Sept. 19, 2013 (RISI) -France's Emin Leydier has announced plans to increase its recycled containerboard prices by Euro 40/tonne from October 1. The hike would apply to all European markets except the UK and Spain.
The hike would apply to all European markets except the UK and Spain.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 19, 2013 (RISI) -Rigid Containers, a unit of the Belgian packaging group VPK, has started up a new box-making plant in Wellington in the south-west of England.