The Markens Group, Inc. (TMG) recently became accredited under the AMC Institute's standard, a strict set of best practices for outstanding association management companies (AMC). Among the 500+ AMCs worldwide, only 79 have achieved AMC Institute Accreditation.Read more
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2014 (Press Release) -
Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces the launch of the industry's first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSCTM) certified paperboard.Read more
"(The cause) is undetermined at this time," Niagara Falls Fire Chief Tom Colangelo said Monday. "We have interviewed everyone who was working (at both the Greenpac and nearby Norampac plants) that day (when the fire started) and no one saw anything."Read more
Box shipments in September rose 6.6% to 30.936 billion ft2 on an actual basis and were up 1.5% average-week (adjusted for one more shipping day this in the latest month), the Fibre Box Assn (FBA) reported.
Year-to-date box shipments are up 0.4% on an actual basis but down 0.2% average week.Read more
"According to the fire investigation, there was probably a spark from the combustion chamber that, despite several heat detection sensors and sprinkling systems in the conveyer, managed to set a 'glimmer-fire' to the woodchips in the warehouse," Meyer said.Read more