LONDON, May 22, 2015 (Press Release) - DS Smith boxes off competition to receive Nestlé Supplier of the Year award for the second time.
Nestlé, the multinational food and beverage company, has awarded DS Smith with the coveted Supplier of the Year award out of more than 500 of its UK suppliers.
VIENNA, Austria, May 22, 2015 (Press Release) - MM Packaging Austria with two sites, Vienna and Gunskirchen, Upper Austria, will concentrate its production on the larger facility in Vienna until year-end, securing its future as a high-performance site.
The Gunskirchen plant currently employs 135 employees. Approximately one quarter of the workforce will be offered continued employment in Vienna. Talks with the Works Council are already in progress. A social plan will be elaborated.Read more
HELSINKI, May 25, 2015 (Press Release) -Metso will supply altogether hundreds of valves for Stora Enso's conversion of the Varkaus Mill fine paper machine in Finland to light-weight containerboard. In addition, Metso has carried out an installed base audit of its valves in the recycled fiber plant. The analysis ensures applicability and future performance of the valves in the rebuild. Metso also takes care of the spare part inventory services to the mill.Read more
RICHMOND, VA, May 22, 2015 (Press Release) - MeadWestvacoCorporation ("MWV") and Rock-Tenn Company ("RockTenn") each announced a date for special meetings of their respective shareholders or stockholders to approve the previously announced combination of the two packaging companies. Subject to these approvals and certain regulatory approvals, the merger is currently expected to close on July 1, 2015, at which point MWV and RockTenn will become subsidiaries of WestRock Company, which will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WRK.Read more
KETTERING, UK, May 20, 2015 (Press Release) - We are delighted to confirm that following our order for a new 1.8m corrugator earlier this year, the machine is due to be started up at our Wellington plant in the south-west of England during July. The complete line – a Quantum corrugator – is manufactured by BP Agnati, based in Milan, Italy.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, May 20, 2015 (Press Release) - The American Forest & Paper Association released its April 2015 U.S. Paperboard Report.Read more
ATLANTA, GA, May 20, 2015 (PRNewswire) - Graphic Packaging International, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael P. Doss as President and Chief Operating Officer, reflecting an expansion of his previous role of COO. Mr. Doss has also been appointed to the Board of Directors of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. He will continue to report directly to the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David Scheible.Read more