SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2013 (RISI) -US box shipments remained relatively flat in November while containerboard inventories declined for the third month in a row, according to the latest industry statistics released today.
BRUSSELS, Dec. 16, 2013 (Press Release) -International Paper announced today that its exciting investment project at the Polish Kwidzyn mill is progressing well on time. The company disclosed earlier this year its plans for a substantial investment in the mill to further enhance its product quality and service platform for the coated board market in EMEA.
CONYERS, GA, Dec. 12, 2013 (Press Release) -Pratt Industries has officially opened its new material recovery facility (MRF) in south Georgia. The state-of-the-art plant, which replaces a smaller recycling center the city had operated nearby, is the result of a unique partnership between the public and private sectors.
NORTHBROOK, IL, Dec. 11, 2013 (PRNewswire) -KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a two-for-one (2:1) split of the Company's common stock at today's regularly scheduled board meeting. The stock split will be structured in the form of a stock dividend.
CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2013 (RISI) -BHS Corrugated North America, Rutledge, TN, has completed its transition into its state of the art corrugating roll manufacturing plant in Knoxville.
OAKLAND, CA, Dec. 13, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Greifappointed Peter Watson, 56, COO, effective Jan. 1. Watson was group pres for Greif's Paper Packaging and Land Management business segments as well as Global Sourcing & Supply Chain.
OAKLAND, CA, Dec. 13, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Greif's paper and packaging unit turned in a 21.3% profit margin in its last fiscal quarter, from record sales of $222.4 million, the company said this week.
OAKLAND, Dec. 13, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Executives from International Paper (IP) and RockTenn (RKT), the two largest North American containerboard producers, presented mildly positive comments on fourth quarter containerboard and corrugated box market conditions at an investment conference this week.
SPRINGFIELD, MA, Dec. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -From January 27-29, 2014, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) will hold the Financial Executives Institute and Human Resources Forum at the Marriott Hotel in Miami, FL.