DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 2, 2015 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Group ('SKG' or the ‘Group') one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas, is pleased to announce that Gary McGann, recently retired Group Chief Executive Officer, has been named as RISI's PPI 2015 Global CEO of the Year. RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry and presented the award to Mr McGann at their North American Conference on 28 September, in the InterContinental Hotel in Chicago,Read more
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Sept. 24, 2015 (Press Release) -Klabin, Brazil's largest packaging paper producer and exporter, is participating in International Coffee Week (SIC), where it will showcase its line of bio-based, 100%-recyclable paper sacks for packaging green coffee beans. The event is one of the main venues for promoting coffee in Brazil and will be held on September 24-26 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Sept. 30, 2015 (Press Release) -Cheng Yang Paper Mill Co., Ltd. has awarded GAW technologies with an order for starch preparation, working station and wet end chemical preparation system for the PM2 at the location Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
The producer of brown paper (i.e. kraftliner, testliner and corrugated medium grades) was founded in 2003, and became a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd. in 2008. The new PM 2 will have a capacity of approx. 500.000 tons/year, a width of 6.660 mm and a design speed of 1.360 m/min.Read more
D-SackTMis this year's winner of the Pulp & Paper International award for Innovation in Sustainable Packaging. The judges specifically appreciated how the D-SackTMsolution approaches sustainability from a broader perspective; not limiting innovation to the recyclability or biodegradability of the material. It encompasses the entire value chain.
The global PPI awards honor leadership, vision, innovation and strategic accomplishments in the forest products industry.Read more
The acquisition of FiberMark by Neenah Paper, announced last quarter, is now in the process of rapid integration. Neenah Paper and Packaging customers now have immediate access to thousands of colors, textures, finishes and weights in premium papers, box wraps, folding boards and labels. Newly expanded capabilities include specialty coatings and finishing with a focus on custom work.Read more