The Chicago TAPPI is hosting a "What's New in Corrugated" program on Jan. 6 at the Marriott Oak Brook in Oak Brook, Ill. The program includes speakers from these companies:Read more
Some Thoro Packaging team members have been with the company for more than 20 to 30 years. A business must be doing something right to have such longevity in its team. It is no wonder Thoro Packaging has been recognized by the Printing Industries of America as one of the 2014 Best of the Best Workplaces in the Americas in their annual HR awards.Read more
Benson Group, a leading UK manufacturer of printed cardboard packaging, has announced the launch of a full range of microwave cooking solutions.
Part of the range was deliciously demonstrated on-stand at Packaging Innovations in Islington back in October, with bacon roll snacks being prepared and enjoyed by visitors. The availability of this collection of microwave cooking solutions is a significant collaboration with parent company, Graphic Packaging International.Read more
Since October 2012 TurnAvisual with huge success has been offering an online 3D mock-up solution for the packaging industry which makes it possible for packaging manufacturers, brand owners and designers to collaborate closely in their effort to speed up the design process so time-to-market can be reduced significantly.Read more
Reynolds Group Holdings Limited ("Reynolds Group") today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its SIG Combibloc business to Onex Corporation for an aggregate amount of up to €3.75 billion, subject to certain adjustments based upon closing date cash and working capital. €3.575 billion will be paid to Reynolds Group at the closing of the transaction, with an additional amount up to the balance of €175 million payable depending on the financial performance of the SIG Combibloc business in 2015 and 2016.Read more
The two industry leaders International Paper (IP) and RockTenn also indicated they were growing more in line with overall industry box shipments, ending market share losses since their major acquisitions of Temple-Inland and Smurfit-Stone Container, respectively, in 2011-2012.Read more
Operating profit in 3Q was 11% higher to $60 million and net income showed a loss of $1 million.Read more
Essentra's $455 million acquisition of Clondalkin Group's specialist packaging division (SPD) includes five folding carton plants in the US and four in Europe focused on pharmaceuticals and healthcare.
Clondalkin's SPD has estimated 2014 revenues of $438 million, mostly in pharma and personal care, with 51 percent of revenues in cartons, followed by leaflets and labels.Read more