North American box and containerboard demand should "emerge from its lethargy" in 2015 if consumer spending finally begins to pick up, RISI VP for paper packaging Ken Waghorne told attendees at RISI's 16th International Containerboard Conference (ICC) this week.
US box demand will grow 2.1%/yr during the 2015-2016 period after being stuck at less than 1%/yr growth since 2011, he forecast.Read more
WRIGHTSTOWN, WI, Nov. 7, 2014 (Marketwired) -cei (Coating Excellence International), a market leading U.S. flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced that it has entered into a technology agreement with Teruel Incorporated of Brazil. Under the agreement, cei and Teruel will share technology capabilities.Read more
"The political shift that happened across the country earlier this week signals Americans' appetite for real change in Washington, D.C. This is significant for our industry and the 900,000 men and women we represent, because the recent onslaught of federal regulations thwarts American competitiveness.Read more
Grease Guard folding carton board has been specifically designed for packaging that is in direct contact with all food types. It is also recyclable, biodegradable and compostable, and can be used as an alternative to virgin fibre board with PE lamination.Read more
The value of the deal was not disclosed. The new firm plans to focus on its core strengths, which is producing specialist cartons, leaflets and labels for the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, Medica packaging said in a statement.
John Bath has been appointed as the company's new CEO.Read more
Group performance remains in line with our expectations, with continued good growth across all regions. The market and business trends discussed in our Interim Management Statement of 17 September 2014 have continued.Read more