AICC, the Independent Packaging Association announces the dates and locations for the Association’s upcoming spring and fall conventions through 2017. AICC’s national meetings take place annually in the spring and fall. The conventions provide premier educational and training opportunities for members as well as providing social and networking events. .
The locations of Naples, FL, Fort Worth, TX, Palm Desert, CA, Orlando, FL, Austin, TX and Las Vegas, NV have been selected to host the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Spring & Fall Conventions.Read more
Sales in November at 293,882 tonnes declined 6.4% over October. The number is also 2.3% lower than November 2013.Read more
Menasha Packaging is purchasing new equipment in response to growing customer demand. The company is adding a Bobst Central Impression Flexographic 90SIX Printing Press that will double its capacity for preprinted linerboard orders.
The press will be strategically located to best maximize efficiencies and optimize customers' supply chains. It is expected to be in production within 12-to-14 months.Read more
Box shipments declined by 1.8% on an actual basis in November to 27.914 billion ft2 but were up 3.6% on an average week basis, adjusted for one less day in the latest month which had only 18 shipping days, the Fibre Box Association (FBA reported).Read more
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 15, 2014 (Press Release) -In response to lively customer interest for rain-repellent paper bags, Mondi has developed the Splash Bag. This new bag resists rain for up to two hours and withstands humidity better than a standard paper bag.Read more
With a sleek, modern design, optimization for mobile phones and tablets, a new "Vox Box" blog, press room for PPC media releases, and an optimized search function, the redesigned website provides exclusive members-only data reports and publications, vital information for prospective members, and educational resources for consumers.Read more
The order is included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2014 orders received. The value of this size of an order is typically around EUR 60-70 million and it is part of Metsä Board's EUR 170 million investment in the mill.Read more
R-Flute is an entirely new type of corrugated fluting developed for retail sales. The new fluting size represents an extension of the standard B-Flute but offers even more benefits in terms of sales, logistics and environmental impact.Read more