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Fifth annual Pira Packaging Summit to address “new world order” of packaging on Nov. 11-12 in London

By Anne grimbert Thu, Oct 16, 2014

BRUSSELS, Oct. 16, 2014 (PPI Europe) -Over 170 senior decision-makers from throughout the packaging industry will gather in London on November 11-12 to attend the fifth annual Pira Packaging Summit and discuss the latest updates, developments and changes impacting the packaging industry.


Current Conditions for U.S. Containerboard, Corrugated Boxes and Boxboard

By Ken Waghorne Tue, Oct 14, 2014

U.S. corrugated box shipments retreated back to 30.1 billion square feet (BSF) in August, after adjusting the data for seasonality and working days. This figure was well below the 30.5 BSF figure that was recorded in July, but slightly higher than the 30.0 BSF monthly average for the prior 42 months. Not surprisingly, cumulative shipments for the first eight months of the year were dead even with the year ago level, since "flat" has been the word that has been used most often to describe the box market this year.


Growing Sustainably: Metsa Board is bringing its environmentally friendly measures and products to China

Tue, Oct 14, 2014

BRUSSELS - Metsä Board has recently celebrated its 60 years' presence in China. The firm established its first office in Beijing in 1953, and now runs offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong as well. However, its first exports to China could be dated back to almost a century ago in the 1920s.


Graphic Packaging 3Q 2014 results: adjusted EBITDA up 8.8% from year ago to $190.6 million

By Tue, Oct 21, 2014

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Third Quarter Highlights

  • Q3 Net Sales increased $49.3 million or 4.9%, after adjusting for the impact of divested businesses.

  • Q3 Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share increased to $0.17 versus $0.12 in the prior year period.


Bekaert Solaronics installs GemDryer and Energy Recovery system at Metsä Board Tako in Finland

By Mon, Oct 13, 2014

ARMENTIÈRES, France, Oct. 1, 2014 (Press Release) -Bekaert Solaronics installed a GemDryer® system with Gem12E emitters at Metsä Board Tako in Finland. The delivery includes also an Energy Recovery System (ERS) to be linked to the air dryer.


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