SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 (RISI) -US box shipments in August declined 3.3% on an actual basis, but rose 1.3% on an average-week basis (adjusted for one less shipping day in the latest period) from a year ago, the Fibre Box Assn (FBA) reported.
Year-to-date box shipments were down 0.4% on both an actual and average-week basis.
PITTEN, Austria, Sept. 17, 2014 (Press Release) -Hamburger Containerboard to raise prices due to the current market situation by 50.--€/tonne for brown and white containerboard as of October 1st, 2014.
LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 (Press Release) -DS Smith Plc, the leading supplier of recycled packaging for consumer goods, today issues its Interim Management Statement in respect of the period since 1 May 2014. DS Smith will hold its Annual General Meeting at 11am today.
KENT, UK, Sept. 23, 2014 (Press Release) -Kent-based speciality paper and cartonboard supplier, Chapelton, has announced the release of the new innovative packaging solution, the Catcher Board MB12 from Smurfit Kappa, which it will distribute into the UK packaging sector.
PARSIPPANY, NJ, Sept. 22, 2014 (Press Release) -During Corrugated Week 2014, Sun Chemical will show corrugated printers a wide range of solutions that can help graphics pop and improve pressroom efficiency.
Has this happened to you? You’re the plant manager, in the middle of a busy day. You get paged, and the voice says, “There’s an OSHA inspector in the lobby, and he wants to inspect the plant….NOW.” Mr. Plant Manager, what should you do? Why?
New barrier coatings and grades for paper-based packaging are part of the push forward to protect against mineral oil migrations into food. The risks of possible health damaging mineral oil residues migrating from recycled board and paper to food hit global headlines two years ago causing a high profile media storm.