AMSTERDAM, March 5, 2014 (Press Release) -AkzoNobel has completed the expansion of its Industrial Coatings site in Songjiang near Shanghai in China, doubling annual production capacity and creating the company's biggest plant for packaging coatings in the world.
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, March 6, 2014 (Press Release) -BASF has expanded the production capacities of Ultramid C for flexible food packaging films at its production site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The company converted a part of its Ultramid B (polyamide 6) production facility making it capable to produce Ultramid C (polyamide 6/6.6) as necessary.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL, March 6, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has introduced a line extension to its wine shipper family that ensures temperature control and product protection during the shipment of wine, spirits and craft alcoholic beverages for up to five days.
MALLOW, Ireland, March 4, 2014 (CNW) -Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has added frozen (less than minus 20 degrees Celsius) configurations to its popular Envoy Series of pre-qualified shippers.
NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Feb. 26, 2014 (Press Release) -Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions and Smart Planet Technologies, Inc., announce a strategic collaboration to evaluate the use of Smart Planet Technologies' EarthCoating technology in recyclable barrier paperboard solutions.
SHANGHAI, Feb. 25, 2014 (RISI) -Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) has started up a new 300,000 tonne/yr recycled fluting PM at a mill in Leshan city, Sichuan province. The unit, dubbed PM 38, was scheduled to come online by December 2013. Ultimately, it was fired up in January. The firm did not explain the delay.
MEMPHIS, TN, Feb. 27, 2014 (PRNewswire) -International Paper today announced that it has once again been named as the No. 1 company in the Forest and Paper Products sector in FORTUNE® magazine's annual ranking of "The World's Most Admired Companies® 2014." This is International Paper's 11th time in the last 12 years to top the FORTUNE® list in this sector.
KENNESAW, GA, Feb. 27, 2014 (Press Release) -Americraft Carton, Inc. (Winston-Salem, NC), a $25 million producer of printed folding cartons, has added a Diana X 115 folder gluer from Heidelberg to reduce a production backlog and help move product to its customers on a just-in-time basis.