SAO PAULO, June 18, 2015 (RISI) - Carton packaging supplier SIG Combibloc has announced a Real 221 million ($70 million) investment to expand its production capacity by 40% at its Campo Largo plant, Paraná state, southern Brazil. The unit currently produces 3.2 billion packs per year, and after the expansion the annual output will hit 4.5 billion units.Read more
PARSIPPANY, NJ, June 18, 2015 (Press Release) - Sun Chemical introduced its new SunSys resistance coatings, a series of water-based coatings formulated to impart or enhance resistance properties to paper and board substrates while at the same time being FDA compliant for direct food contact.Read more
DALLAS, June 10, 2015 (Press Release) -To maintain its fast growth and to offer maximum flexibility to its customers, a new KBA-Flexotecnica EVO XD eight-color flexo press will be delivered to Seydaco Packaging Corp., an innovative packaging firm located in Mississauga, Canada, later this year.Read more
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 18, 2015 (CNW) -Cascades, a leader in the recovery and the manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce that its line of UltratillTM products was selected by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association as the recipient of the CPIA Sustainability Award. This prestigious award was accepted by Mathieu Roberge , Products and Processes Development Manager at Cascades, during the CPIA Plastics Industry Leadership Awards Dinner held in Toronto on June 15 th.Read more
ROCHESTER, NY , June 16, 2015 (Press Release) -Diamond Packaging won five awards in the 22nd Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition, the industry's premier showcase for foil stamping, embossing, and other specialty effects. Awards were announced at the FSEA/IADD Odyssey in Schaumburg, IL on May 14, 2015.Read more
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) -