DUBLIN, Ireland, April 22, 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa has announced the roll-out of its new Shelf Smart service at its flagship Innovation Event - a market-leading solution that will help customers develop proven packaging solutions faster than ever before.Read more
SAO PAULO, April 27, 2015 (RISI) - Brazilian largest packaging paper and corrugated board producer Klabin announced its greenfield 1.5 million tonnes/yr Puma pulp project was 58% complete as of Mar. 31. The new pulp mill is being constructed at Ortigueira city, in Paraná state, southern Brazil, and will produce hardwood and softwood pulp.Read more
KENNESAW, GA, April 27, 2015 (Press Release) -
In what it described as a customer-driven decision propelled by the need for increased speed and quality, Prystup Packaging Products has installed a 57" 6-color Speedmaster XL 145 with aqueous coater and extended delivery in its Livingston, Ala. facility. Chosen for its overall performance and efficiency, it is the first large-format offset press for the former 40" enterprise.Read more
NEENAH, WI, April 23, 2015 (Press Release) - For the sixth consecutive year, Menasha Packaging's Promotional Print Solutions (PPS) facility and Midwest Fulfillment Center (MFC), both located in Neenah, Wisconsin, have been recognized by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) International with Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) audit scores greater than 900 out of a possible 1,000.Read more
SALT LAKE CITY, April 27, 2015 (PRNewswire) -The Packsize automated iQ Fusion 2® On Demand Packaging® machine was named the 2015 Silver Award Applied Technology - Industrial Solutions winner by the internationally renowned Edison AwardsTMat its annual event in New York City on April 23.
The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison's persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity, and ingenuity in the global economy.Read more
SHANGHAI, April 23, 2015 (RISI) - Two major cartonboard mills are currently taking ten days of downtime, curtailing market supply by some 48,000 tonnes.
PMs at APP China's mill in Qinzhou city, Guangxi autonomous region and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp & Paper's mill in Rizhao city, Shandong province suspended production on April 19 and 18 respectively for maintenance.
The coated ivory board PM at APP China's Qinzhou mill has a capacity of 1.2 million tonnes/yr.
The Voith unit, with a width of 8.7 m and a design speed of 1,400 m/min, started up in 2013.Read more
AALST, Belgium, April 24, 2015 (Press Release) - VPK Packaging group is investing 6.5 million EUR for the start of its operations in Courcelles, near Charleroi, in the French speaking part of Belgium. The new subsidiary will operate under the dedicated brand Cartonneries de Wallonie. The Group's first site in Belgium's southern part will focus on the production and distribution of corrugated packaging.Read more