Diamond Packaging has been awarded with a position on the CDP Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014 for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change.Read more
With the holiday season just over, millions of shoppers made decisions about what wrapping paper and packaging they will need to purchase for their gifts. What might surprise many is how much consumer commitment towards environmentally sustainable packaging has increased.Read more
Rock-Tenn Co. and MeadWestvaco Corp. have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging ("NewCo") in a transaction with a combined equity value of $16 billion. The combined company, to be named prior to closing, will have combined net sales of $15.7 billion and adjusted EBITDA of $2.9 billion, including the impact of $300 million in estimated annual synergies to be achieved over the next three years.Read more
QuadTech appoints Tim Hilton from Innovo Packaging Technology, as a UK agent for sales of QuadTech web inspection and color control systems for the packaging sector.Read more
Curtis Packaging, Sandy Hook, Conn., has promoted Kerry Brown to vice president of operations and Mike Simko to vice president of sales.
In Brown’s new role, he has the responsibility for the full operational management of a $35 million dollar packaging company with 150 employees. He is responsible for the management of safety, quality, scheduling, sustainability, design, risk assessment, prepress, all manufacturing processes, shipping, and capital asset justification and acquisition.Read more