HAGUE, The Netherlands, Sept. 14, 2015 (Press Release) -
More than one hundred entries, including many fantastic innovations, delighted the jury of the Pro Carton ECMA Award this year. The focus was on the unique sustainability of cartonboard: numerous innovative concepts were devoted to cartonboard as a replacement for other materials in order to find more sustainable packaging solutions for the future.Read more
Mondi, the international packaging and paper group, will again exhibit its innovative products at Scanpack 2015, the largest packaging trade fair in northern Europe.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 4, 2015 (Press Release) -The Archangelsk Pulp & Paper Mill (APPM), the largest producer of packaging papers in Russia, recently put its BM 1 board machine in Archangelsk back into service following an extensive rebuild by Voith. Voith's scope of supply included the approach flow system, the headbox and a new top wire. The bottom wire was rebuilt by Voith to meet the new requirements.Read more
SAO PAULO , (PPI Latin America) -
Brazilian Packaging Association (ABRE) has released its first half 2015 report showing that the country's packaging production declined 2.6% compared to January-June 2014. The performance in the second quarter was also 2.8% lower compared to April-June 2014, according to ABRE.Read more
COLOGNE, Germany , (PPI Asia) -
Australasian packager Orora has purchased a Canadian firm, Jakait.
The Ontario-based firm, which sells corrugated packaging products and labels to the greenhouse produce sector, was purchased for a total consideration of C$22 million ($17 million).