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Recycled containerboard prices fall across Europe on stubbornly high inventories

By Irina Van den Neste Wed, Apr 30, 2014

BRUSSELS, April 30, 2014 (PPI Europe) -Prices for brown grades of recycled containerboard (RCCM) have dropped this spring across all European markets amid paper oversupply and high stocks at mills. Demand, although rather healthy, was not sufficient to balance supply, sources said.

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PMT Italia to supplly key paper machine sections to SinoCPMC for Zhejiang Chuancheng's 500 KTons HQ packaging grades machine in China

By Wed, Apr 30, 2014

PINEROLO, Italy, April 30, 2014 (Press Release) -

PMT Italia has signed a Cooperation Agreement with SinoCPMC for the Zhejiang Chuancheng Industrial Project, a 500 KTons HQ Packaging Grades Machine.

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State of Ohio assists 14 projects including Graphic Packaging carton plant in Marion and IP expansion in Kenton

By Tue, Apr 29, 2014

COLUMBUS, OH, April 28, 2014 (Press Release) -Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the approval of assistance for 14 projects set to create 1,095 jobs and retain 4,823 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners.

Globe Newswire

RockTenn 2Q 2014 results: Net sales higher to $2.39 billion; corrugated segment shipments decreased 2.7% from year ago

By Mon, Apr 28, 2014

NORCROSS, GA, April 28, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -RockTenn (RKT) today reported earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 of $1.13 per diluted share and adjusted earnings of $1.27 per diluted share. Adjusted earnings per diluted share increased 13% over the prior year quarter.

Second Quarter Results

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KBA-supplied Rapida 106 starts up successfully at Packages Limited in Lahore, Pakistan

By Mon, Apr 28, 2014

WÜRZBURG, Germany, April 28, 2014 (Press Release) -A KBA Rapida with six inking units, coater and delivery extension went live in March at Packages Limited in Lahore, the second-largest city in Pakistan. This high performance press marks the beginning of a new era in sheetfed offset for the prominent packaging printer.

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Mondi Containerboard to present “kraft” portfolio of containerboard grades at Interpack 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany, May 8-14

By Mon, Apr 28, 2014

VIENNA, Austria, April 28, 2014 (Press Release) -At the forthcoming Interpack 2014 in Düsseldorf, from 8 to 14 May, Mondi Containerboard will present its broad "kraft" portfolio of high-quality containerboard grades at booth A24/B23 in hall 9.

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Tetra Pak uses bio-based low-density polyethylene for carton packaging in Brazil

By Mon, Apr 28, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 28, 2014 (Press Release) -In an industry first, Tetra Pak®, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces that all of the packages it produces in Brazil are now using bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE). ​​

Business Wire

Greif appoints David Lloyd as VP, corporate financial controller; promotes Chris Luffler to VP, business managerial controller

By Sun, Apr 27, 2014

DELAWARE, OH, April 25, 2014 (Business Wire) -Greif, a world leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that David Lloyd has joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Financial Controller.

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PPC highlights food safety and economy at its Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference in New Orleans, LA

By Sun, Apr 27, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, MA, April 25, 2014 (Press Release) -Food safety and the economy were the highlights of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference, held from April 2-4, 2014 in New Orleans, LA.

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Southern Lithoplate acquires Welsh Corrugated Container's corrugated sheet plant in Butner, NC

By Wed, Apr 23, 2014

YOUNGSVILLE, NC, April 21, 2014 (Press Release) -Southern Lithoplate, a North American market leader in digital and analog lithoplate, has acquired the assets of Welsh Corrugated Container, LLC a corrugated sheet plant located in Butner, NC.


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