Tetra Pak made further progress towards its 2020 environmental goals during 2014, passing several important milestones in its journey to develop sustainable products, reduce the environmental footprint of the value chain and increase recycling.
IGGESUND, Sweden, March 10, 2015 (Press Release) -
"We're seeing almost an explosion of digitally printed folding cartons. For a company like ours which offers stiff paperboard of the highest quality this is a terrific development," comments Fredrik Lisinski, who is responsible for developing Iggesund Paperboard's sales to the digital print market.
Smurfit Kappa Benelux, a subsidiary of Smurfit Kappa has announced that it has agreed to acquire the European and Mexican operations of Hexacomb, a subsidiary of Packaging Corporation of America. Hexacomb is the largest European manufacturer of paper honeycomb and packaging solutions, and employs approximately 215 people across the operations in the Netherlands, France, Spain and Mexico.Read more
Capital Corrugated & Cartons, Sacramento CA, installs a new MEGAFOLD 1850SL Specialty Folder Gluer from PPC Technologies & Solutions LLC (PPCTS).
The MEGAFOLD 1850SL is a rugged 73" wide Specialty Folder Gluer for heavy folding cartons, micro-flutes, E, C B, AB 3 & 5 layers corrugated boxes and also available in 1450 and 1650 widths.
ST ALBANS, UK, March 12, 2015 (Press Release) -With an increase of 18% in visitor numbers, the specialised trade show CCE International 2015 was a great success. A total of 2,410 visitors from 62 countries discovered a comprehensive range of raw materials, machines, accessories and services for the production and conversion of corrugated and cartonboard at this year's show. A characteristic of the event was the high quality of visitors and the exchange of expertise in open seminars held on-site.Read more
The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) announced today that Safeway has signed on as a licensee of the RPA’s new certified 100% recycled paperboard program.
Daniel Block, Safeway’s CPP, Senior Packaging Engineer Consumer Brands, said, “It’s very important to the Safeway organization that we are able to substantiate the claims we make on our packaging. This new certification program – which includes the certified symbol – is an excellent way to communicate that we’re committed to using environmentally-responsible packaging to consumers.”Read more
EBBW VALE, UK, March 13, 2015 (Press Release) -Leading UK manufacturer of paper carrier bags and flexible packaging, AB Group Packaging, has endorsed the findings of the recent IVL Life Cycle Assessment report, which compared the use of virgin fibre based packaging products against those of alternative plastic materials.Read more
Demonstrating the originality and inventiveness that can be achieved through corrugated packaging materials, the Cooler is a conventional fit-for-purpose beer case which transforms into an all-in-one beer chilling party pack for use in the home, at BBQ's or festivals.Read more