SPRINGFIELD, MA, July 28, 2015 (Press Release) -A panel of packaging design and industry experts met recently at PPC headquarters to evaluate the entries into the Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) 72nd annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. While the top winners will be revealed at PPC's upcoming Fall Meeting in Indianapolis, IN on October 8, 2015, the judging process revealed several unexpected industry trends.
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DUBLIN, Ireland, July 27, 2015 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has been awarded its second prestigious supplier award in recent weeks from Nestlé, the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company.
Smurfit Kappa was ranked the number one European Supplier of the Year for all-round excellence among Nestlé's European corrugated packaging suppliers. This comes after it was recently awarded the Nestlé European Innovation Recognition Award for outstanding innovation proposals.Read more
Mondi, the international packaging and paper group, met with about 400 representatives of mostly Russian companies at RosUpack 2015, the packaging trade fair that took place in Moscow in June.Read more
Visy Paper PM5 has successfully started up in end of March 2015 at Colaroo, Melbourne - Australia, after a press section upgrade carried out by the Italian company Toscotec. VP5 paper machine produces coating base sheet and test liner for export, from recycled paper.Read more
Iggesund Paperboard is enhancing its distribution service in Asia. The main aim is to shorten lead times and thereby give Asian customers better service.
"We are continuously evolving together with our customers' needs. We have therefore set up a sheeting and warehousing capability in Taiwan, which will be operationally ready by the end of July 2015," explains Ivan Chong, Business Area Director G&P, Asia Pacific. "This channel will strive to enhance Invercote's availability in the Asian market and will help Iggesund and our customers to gain new business."Read more
Warren, the UK's leading independent carton & graphical board and paper stockist, has announced that BillerudKorsnäs White cartonboard has been used to tremendous effect to provide a packaging solution for Innis & Gunn's limited edition Highland Ale.
Stocked and distributed in the UK exclusively by Warren since 2000, BillerudKorsnäs White cartonboard is the flagship cartonboard of the Swedish packaging producer, with its usage ideal for luxury brand packaging due to its combination of strength, shape ability and printability.Read more