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
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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