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PPC presents "500,000 Hour" safety award to Winston Salem, NC-based Winston Packaging

By Sun, Oct 12, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Oct. 10, 2014 (Press Release) -Winston Packaging of Winston Salem, NC, recently earned PPC's revered "500,000 Hour" safety award for logging 500,000 hours without any OSHA recordable incidents. Winston Packaging recorded their last OSHA incident in December 2008 and averages approximately 6,000 work hours per month.


Containerboard: IP reportedly planning PM upgrades, boiler conversion at Savannah linerboard mill

By Will Mies Fri, Oct 10, 2014

OAKLAND, Oct. 10, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -International Paper (IP) is reportedly making improvements to the three machines at its large 980,000 tons/yr Savannah, GA, complex as part of the company's ongoing mill optimization program.


Boxboard: Fusion Paperboard cites recovered paper costs for shut as mill nears auction

By James McLaren Fri, Oct 10, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Oct. 10, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Fusion Paperboard is nearing auction at the end of the month while its 142 workers qualified for extended unemployment benefits in Connecticut following the permanent closure of its Sprague coated recycled board (CRB) mill last month.


Ohio-based JBM Envelope diversifies into customized packaging, adds new Manroland press in $3.6 million investment

By Fri, Oct 10, 2014

LEBANON, OH , Oct. 10, 2014 (Local News) -Nearly three decades old, one local manufacturer of paper envelopes is in the midst of reinventing its business and has invested millions behind the move.


Brazilian corrugated board producers sell flat volumes in September over August; annual sales rise 2.4%

By Renata Mercante Fri, Oct 10, 2014

SAO PAULO, Oct. 10, 2014 (RISI) -Preliminary statistics released by the Brazilian corrugated board assn (ABPO) show flat volumes for corrugated board shipments in September over August at 294,380 tonnes. The figure is 2.4% higher than September 2013.


Heidelberg launches new Linoprint CV and Linoprint CP digital printing presses

By Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    HEIDELBERG, Germany, Oct. 7, 2014 (Press Release) -
  • Linoprint CV with five colors for more flexibility in short-run printing
  • Linoprint CP for maximum productivity in a new performance class
  • New Prinect Digital Frontend with new RIP technology
  • Successful partnership with Ricoh further expanded


Wisconsin’s Menasha Packaging solidly in hands of founding family on its way to $2 billion in annual sales within two years

By Wed, Oct 08, 2014

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 8, 2014 (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) -Founded as a wooden pail factory in 1849, packaging maker Menasha Corp. remains solidly in the hands of its founding family - these days entering its seventh generation.


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