ESPOO, Finland, July 6, 2015 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply Parenco B. V. with high capacity winder for company's containerboard making line PM2 in Renkum, Netherlands. The PM2 was shut down in 2009 by mill's earlier owner due to declining demand of newsprint paper. Now, the machine will be converted to produce testliner and fluting grades, which are used in containerboards. The converted PM2 is scheduled to start-up during the third quarter of 2016.Read more
LONDON, July 2, 2015 (Press Release) -State-of-the-art corrugator raises quality for customers. DS Smith's UK Packaging Division has made a major investment within its Sheetfeeding business.
The £12m development will officially open on June 24 at the company's Blunham site and sees existing machinery replaced with a new state-of-the-art corrugator, the installation of high-tech materials handling lines and a complete refurbishment of the premises.Read more
The company plans to convert its coated magazine paper and kraft paper PM 2 to produce an estimated 400,000 tonnes/yr of FBB and recyclable barrier board by summer 2016.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, June 24, 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa was this week awarded the European Innovation Recognition Award for outstanding innovation proposals by Nestlé, the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company.
The award is given for outstanding innovation proposals across Europe and is judged by internal teams at Nestlé on the basis of a series of solutions demonstrating innovation, proactivity and practicality.
NEENAH, WI, June 29, 2015 (Press Release) -Menasha is expanding its PrePrint facility in Neenah, Wis. to accommodate the addition of a new flexographic printing press. The expansion and new equipment are in response to increasing customer demands.
Menasha previously announced the purchase of a second Bobst Central Impression Flexographic 90SIX Printing Press to its network, which will close to double the company's capacity for preprinted linerboard orders. It is expected to be in production by March 2016.Read more
BRAMPTON, ON, June 29, 2015 (Press Release) -Most boxes and cartons manufactured in Canada are now 100% recycled content, made completely from old boxes and other used paper material collected from the back of factories, supermarkets, office buildings, or from residential Blue Box programs.Read more