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
The upgrades would include a new headbox for the No. 5 saturating kraft paper machine, a new winder for the smaller No. 6 linerboard machine and upgrades to the press and dryer section of the large No. 8 linerboard machine, according to one contact.Read more
JBM Envelope Co. at 2850 Henkle Drive specializes in making open-end envelopes - not the kind with wide flaps used to mail bills, but the kind that hold hotel keys.Read more