When Sweden-based cartonboard manufacturer Korsnäs and paper maker Billerud merged in 2012 it created one of the leading players in the primary fiber-based packaging industry. Paperboard Packaging spoke with CEO Per Lindberg about the company's plans for the future.
Their plastic bottles are currently made from oil-based products, but they're being replaced by bottles made from sugarcane in what ecostore believes is a New Zealand first.Read more
Paperboard is a promising material for airline food packaging - it has low weight, can be barrier coated, and can be finished to the required level of elegance and quality feel. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has recently introduced a new food box made of the folding box board Incada.Read more
OAKLAND, Sept. 26, 2014 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US kraft linerboard export prices remain stable in most global markets in September despite sluggish economic growth in many countries and plenty of supply from mills around the world, according to contacts.
Also not helping US export producers was the recent surge in the value of the dollar, which this week climbed to a nearly two-year high against the euro on anemic eurozone business reports.Read more