September 2018

Veritiv joins Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network

September 19, 2018 - 09:37
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ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Veritiv Corporation, a North American leader in packaging solutions, has officially joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS). Amazon designed the APASS program to help sellers, merchants, and manufacturers obtain certification of their products as Frustration Free Packaging (FFP), Ships-in-Own-Container (SIOC), and Prep-Free Packaging (PFP).

Nippon Paper and Shikoku Kakoki develop NSATOM aseptic filling system for paper packaging

September 19, 2018 - 08:49

TOKYO, Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro; headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter "Nippon Paper Industries") and Shikoku Kakoki Co., Ltd. (President: Shigeru Ueda; headquartered in Itano-gun, Tokushima; hereinafter "Shikoku Kakoki") have developed "NSATOM", an aseptic filling system for paper packaging based on new concepts that supports filling involving particles, long fibers and high viscosity, and allows for ambient distribution. The two companies will launch "NSATOM" onto the market in 2019.

Sappi to exhibit its variety of packaging papers and boards at FackPack 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany from Sept 25-27

September 19, 2018 - 08:33

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Sappi, a leading global producer of packaging and speciality papers today reported it is again exhibiting at FachPack, scheduled for 25 to 27 September 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. Sappi will be located in Hall 9, Stand 9-260 at the show. The trade show, with a focus on packaging, technology, finishing and logistics, is a key platform for the manufacturer of speciality papers and boards for presenting its innovative and sustainable packaging solutions to a broad European expert audience.

Mondi to highlight new BarrierPack Recyclable recyclable plastic laminate at FachPack 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany from Sept 25-27

September 19, 2018 - 07:26

VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -Mondi, the global packaging and paper group, will highlight BarrierPack Recyclable, its fully recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock, along with other innovative products targeting the ice cream, pet food, and food and beverages categories at the upcoming FachPack trade fair in Germany.

At the show –– to be held 25-27 September in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg –– Mondi will be at Booth 7-254 in Hall 7 to display a variety of products that enhance consumer convenience.

Evergreen Packaging identifies key factors reshaping grocery purchasing decisions in its new report based on EcoFocus trend study

September 19, 2018 - 06:54
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MEMPHIS, TN, Sept. 18, 2018 (Business Wire) -Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in fiber-based packaging solutions, today released a report based on data from the annual EcoFocus Trend Study, which forecasts key trends that will shape the U.S. food and beverage industries in the year ahead. Now in its ninth year, the EcoFocus Trend Study examines how consumer attitudes, actions, preferences, and values are reshaping grocery purchasing decisions. The Responsible Packaging Shoppers (RPS) are emerging as a trend-setting segment of shoppers.

Fibria listed in 2018-19 portfolio of Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index

September 19, 2018 - 06:08
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SAO PAULO, Sept. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -Fibria, a Brazilian company that is the world’s leading producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests, once again was selected as a component of the portfolio for 2018-19 of the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index (DJSI) of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Fibria was the only company in the Forest & Paper Products chosen from among the companies analyzed.

A.P. Møller - Mærsk to combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services to offer end-to-end logistics solutions for cargo owners

September 19, 2018 - 03:37
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 19, 2018 (Press Release) -To better serve customers and unlock growth potential in the Logistics & Services segment, A.P. Moller - Maersk will combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services to be able to offer more comprehensive end-to-end logistic solutions for cargo owners. This is the next step in the Maersk journey to become a global, integrated container transport and logistics company.

Senior VP of gov’t affairs Ian Jefferies to lead Assn of American Railroads as next Pres/CEO

September 18, 2018 - 20:11
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WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -After an exhaustive executive search, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) announced today that Ian Jefferies will become the organization’s next president and CEO on January 1, 2019. Known as a trusted voice on rail and transportation issues, Jefferies honed the skills and expertise necessary to steer the world’s leading rail policy and research organization during his tenure as AAR’s senior vice president of government affairs and as a senior policy advisor on Capitol Hill.

Think tank MEI says Canada’s forests are in good health – “they are not overharvested”

September 18, 2018 - 19:58
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MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2018 (CNW) -Contrary to a widespread myth, forest harvesting is not synonymous with deforestation and does not threaten the sustainability of our forests, which are actually under-harvested. Thanks to innovation, the forestry industry is more and more productive and our forests are doing better, shows a publication launched today by the MEI.

Sun Chemical to exhibit its portfolio of inks,coating and consumable solutions at Corrugated Week 2018 in Indianapolis, IN from Sept 24-27

September 18, 2018 - 10:36
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BEIJING, Sept. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -During Corrugated Week 2018, Sun Chemical will show corrugated printers a wide range of ink, coating and pressroom consumable solutions designed to help converters improve productivity, expand capabilities, maximize return on investment in their equipment and people, and produce higher value packaging.