HELSINKI, June 22, 2015 (Globe Newswire) - Stora Enso plans to permanently shut down the Group's corrugated packaging converting unit in Chennai, India, due to unprofitability and a major decrease in local market demand.
The mill closure will involve negotiations with the local employees' union. The mill employs 350 people, who will receive compensation and other support including training, medical care and assistance in finding new employment.Read more
HEIDELBERG, Germany, June 23, 2015 (Press Release) -
SWINDON, UK, June 15, 2015 (Press Release) -The UK retail landscape is changing dramatically as the once loyal customers of the big four supermarkets become much more flexible in their shopping habits due to the rise of the discounters, online shopping and the increasing preference for topping up with the essentials at their local convenience stores.Read more
OSLO, Norway, June 12, 2015 (Press Release) -"With its proven track record of convenience and on-shelf differentiation we see great potential for the gable top carton in aseptic markets," says Oliver Betzer, Director Strategic Marketing, Elopak. "These are important elements in stagnating markets where innovation, value added packaging and differentiating concepts are critical."Read more
ALEXANDRIA, VA, June 15, 2015 (Press Release) - The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation ("ICPF") announced this week that Smurfit Kappa has become ICPF's most recent corporate partner by pledging $150,000 to support the foundation's educational and student outreach initiatives.Read more
ST. CATHARINES, ON, June 16, 2015 (Marketwired) -Axiom Corp. ("Axiom" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that PaperNuts Corporation is prepared to file provisional applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) regarding several innovations made to the latest generation of PaperNuts loose-fill packaging technology.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 12, 2015 (Press Release) -
BOBST has become the first machinery supplier to win the gold "Highlight of the Year" trophy in the 24-year history of Brazil's Embanews awards.
The award is in recognition of the many innovations and benefits that the new NOVACUT 106 ER inline blanking die-cutter brings to cartonboard packaging manufacturers.