Pratt toldThe Dealin Australia that combined sales this year would be A$4.8 billion, up from $4.1 billion last year. Earnings are estimated to be above A$750 million but the private company does not disclose its financial results.Read more
In all, the fire destroyed 14,000 tons of OCC or about 2% of the material that the company consumes annually at the Niagara Falls complex.Read more
The fire, which started Saturday afternoon, damaged material in a joint storage yard and a Norampac warehouse. Partial operations at the mill, which makes lightweight linerboard, had resumed Tuesday.Read more
The kraft-top liner unit, dubbed PM 37, kicked off production earlier this month.
It was scheduled to be fired up by June, but the firm declined to explain the change.
Nine Dragons is planning to erect a 350,000 tonne/yr testliner PM at the same site.
The startup of the unit, PM 39, is scheduled for the end of 2016.Read more
The company, maker of Minute Maid and Fanta, is planning to make drink boxes, cartons and packaging from paper and cardboard containing citrus fiber and juices. According to a Sept. 16 trademark filing, Coke plans to call the new packaging a " Peelpack."Read more