Al Hoodwin, president of Michigan City Paper Box, Michigan City, Ind., was named a vice chairman of AICC by the Association’s board of directors at its recent winter board of directors meeting. As a vice chairman, Hoodwin is a member of the AICC executive committee and is in line to become the association’s chairman in the 2018-2019 membership year.Read more
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently called for revisions to the Sustainability Accounting Standard Board's (SASB) proposed Containers and Packaging Standard in a letter to SASB, in which PPC and other prominent packaging organizations asserted that several aspects of the standard should be clarified if it is to be a viable metric for assessing sustainability performance across the packaging industry.Read more
Sonoco (SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported record base financial results for its fourth quarter and full-year 2014.
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Bespoke packaging specialist GWP has purchased a Zünd G3 L2500CVE12 digital cutting system to support product development.
Founded in 1990, GWP initially produced conventional corrugated fibreboard products and has grown over the past 25 years into a multi-site operation specialising in the transit protection of fragile high-value products in the aerospace, defence and automotive industries. GWP records a turnover in excess of £10 million per annum and employs 100 members of staff.Read more
Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of a diversified range of paper and packaging products, today expanded its leadership offerings in the packaging market with the launch of LusterCoteTM, a superior C1S paper for labels and other related end use applications. Sappi is introducing the product to respond to a global customer need in consumer packaged goods, setting the stage for the future with packaging as one of its core business segments.Read more