HELSINKI, Nov 11, 2015 (Press Release) - Only paperboard production volumes remained stable in July-September. Pulp and paperboard production volumes have increased since the beginning of January, while the production of wood products and paper has decreased in the first three quarters of the year. Although investments in the sector have increased, cost pressures continue to be strong. This is why companies' cost competitiveness must be improved.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov 13, 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa has won first prize at the recently held Scanstar packaging awards for a customised transport solution designed for food company Kavli.
The Scanstar awards are organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association (SPA), a body incorporating the national packaging organisations of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.Read more
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CHESTER, UK, Nov 9, 2015 (Press Release) - The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK announced today that it is to become a joint owner of OPRL Ltd, which runs the UK's on-pack recycling label scheme.
ACE UK, which represents leading beverage carton manufacturers Tetra Pak, Elopak, and SIG Combibloc, joins current owners British Retail Consortium (BRC), the trade association for the retail sector.Read more
LEICESTERSHIRE, UK, Nov 11, 2015 (Press Release) - Belfast based W&R Barnett, has acquired a 60% shareholding in Logson Group for an undisclosed sum.
W&R Barnett is a fourth generation family business committed to growing and investing in successful operating businesses and their employees. Founded in 1896, the group has grown from its origins as a grain merchant and expanded its operations to include a wide variety of commodity trading, storage and industrial businesses.
SOLNA, Sweden, Nov 12, 2015 (Press Release) -
The theme for BillerudKorsnäs' second Capital Markets Day (CMD) is "Investing in sustainable and profitable growth". BillerudKorsnäs will elaborate on how current and planned investments in market position, structure and innovation will drive growth in sales and profitability. The Group's financial targets have been revised to better support the growth strategy.
iFoodbag has signed a global production agreement with the international packaging and paper group Mondi. As an integrated supplier, Mondi can offer support and experience along the entire production and supply chain of the iFoodbag®. This innovative product, which will transform online grocery shopping, will now be available globally.
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ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 16, 2015 (Press Release) -Valmet has successfully started up new coating technology, featuring multilayer curtain coating, at Mayr-Melnhof Kolicevo board machine 3 (BM 3) in Slovenia. Valmet's delivery included a new OptiCoat Layer curtain coater with supply system and a new OptiCoat blade coater.Read more