NEWBERG, OR, Jan. 13, 2014 (Press Release) -SP Fiber Technologies, LLC (SPFT) announced today plans to convert a newsprint machine at the company's Newberg, Oregon paper mill to lightweight packaging products. PM5 will cease production of newsprint on January 15th to allow for necessary process modifications.
ALEXANDRIA, VA, Jan. 13, 2014 (Press Release) -AICC has released the Second Edition of "Understanding the Key Characteristics of Linerboard and Medium and their Impact on Combined Corrugated Board," this publication was designed to help members better understand the performance properties of containerboard and their impact on the finished box.
NORCROSS, GA, Jan. 7, 2014 (Press Release) -RockTenn has acquired NPG Inc., (NPG), a leading independent merchandising displays company. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, NPG provides a broad range of display products and services to many of the world's most recognized retailers. NPG employs approximately 400 co-workers and operates two manufacturing facilities in Chattanooga and one in Las Vegas.
BRUSSELS, Jan. 6, 2014 (Press Release) -The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary McGann as its new Chairman. Mr McGann is Group CEO of Smurfit Kappa, one of the world's leading paper-based packaging companies headquartered in Ireland. He commenced as Chairman of CEPI on 1 January 2014, succeeding outgoing chairman, Mr Jussi Pesonen.
OAKLAND, Jan. 10, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -RockTenn (RKT) acquired independent merchandising displays converter NPG of Chattanooga, TN, that operates two plants focused on making store displays for retailers, and running on proprietary digital asset management technology.
OSAKA, Japan, Jan. 6, 2014 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that it officially commenced operations today at the Shin-Nagoya Plant (Kasugai-shi, Aichi Prefecture), in place of Rengo's former Nagoya Plant (Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi).
LONDON, Dec. 16, 2013 (Press Release) -Rexam, Europe's largest beverage can manufacturer, is celebrating the official opening of the fourth production line at its Ludesch plant in Austria. The new line adds an additional 0.7 billion can capacity to the plant's annual production, following a £20million investment by Rexam.
NORTHEIM, Germany, Jan. 7, 2014 (Press Release) -Thimm Verpackung GmbH + Co. KG based in Northeim (Lower Saxony) has taken over the Lohhof (Bavaria) corrugated cardboard plant from Reka Wellpappenwerke GmbH where 114 people are currently employed. Operations will be transferred on 1 February 2014.
NORCROSS, GA, Jan. 6, 2014 (Press Release) -RockTenn, one of North America's largest producers of 100 percent coated recycled board (CRB), announced today that all of its CRB mills have achieved certification under the 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance's (RPA-100%) newly launched certification program.