AICC has joined more than 500 associations, business advocacy groups and chambers of commerce across the country in calling on House and Senate leaders to pass a business tax extenders bill before the conclusion of this session of Congress.
In a letter sent on Tuesday, November 18, business groups urged the House and Senate tax-writing committees to work together “to extend seamlessly, enhance or make permanent the expired and expiring tax provisions.” The letter went on to say, “These tax provisions are critically important to U.S. jobs and the broader economy.”Read more
At the COMPETENCE 14 Open House, held at the end of November in Mex, Switzerland, BOBST premiered a brand new folder-gluer for corrugated and litho-laminated box making.Read more
American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) release of its reconsidered Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule.Read more
he International Corrugated Packaging Foundation has announced that Paul Vishny, who retired as counsel of AICC earlier this fall, is being nominated for induction into ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders. ICPF’s Circle of Distinguished Leaders recognizes and honors exceptional individuals and leaders in the industry.Read more
A new study shows the corrugated industry continues to dramatically decrease its use of wax coatings. In 2013, the industry used 39 percent less wax than in 2002, when wax usage was first measured. The reduction brings the total waxed corrugated volume to just below 3 percent of total corrugated volume produced in 2013 compared to 5 percent of total volume in 2002.