WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2015 (Press Release) - The American Forest & Paper Association released its March 2015 U.S. Paperboard Report.Read more
NEW DELHI, April 20, 2015 (The Hindu Business Line) - Fair trade watchdog CCI has cleared the proposed merger between US companies MeadWestvaco Corp and Rock-Tenn Company after finding that the deal is not likely to adversely impact competition in the Indian market.
Rock-Tenn is into packaging solutions as well as manufactures container board and paperboard. MeadWestvaco provides corrugated packaging solutions and speciality chemicals for automotive and other industries. Both entities are present in India.
Sandy Hook, CT, April 1, 2015 –Curtis Packaging, a leading producer of luxury packaging and a recognized industry leader in sustainability, is pleased to announce the addition of esteemed paper industry veteran Larry Adams to its sales team.Read more
Smurfit Kappa UK Limited, a subsidiary of Smurfit Kappa Group plc, a world leader in paper-based packaging, has completed the acquisition of inspirepac.
Chris Marples, CEO of inspirepac, will continue to lead the business and is suitably enthused by the deal.
At the forthcoming Converflex exhibition, which takes place in Milan 19 to 23 May 2015, BOBST will present on stand Hall 2 - L11-M14 its comprehensive range of equipment and services developed to enable packaging manufacturers in the Folding Carton, Corrugated Board and Flexible Materials printing and converting industries to achieve their objectives of efficiency, productivity and product quality.Read more
From May 2016 onwards, tobacco companies will have to sell cigarettes in plain packaging with photographs of internal organs damaged by smoking, with the brand appearing only in smaller and standard typography.
The draft also plans to impose transparency measures on lobbying activities of tobacco companies.Read more