VERSAILLES, CT, Feb. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -Fusion Paperboard is pleased to announce it will be enhancing its operations at its Sprague, Connecticut facility through a significant investment in new machinery. Fusion Paperboard has contracted Metso to help in a multi-million dollar improvement initiative to replace the entire Press Section of the paperboard machine at the Sprague mill. This work is scheduled to start during the first week of June 2013 and is expected to be completed within the month.Read more
The Fort Wayne city council approved $6 million in total property tax breaks toward industrial expansion projects. IP's tax break will save it about $362,000 over the 10 years of the abatement.
The Fort Wayne plant employs 104 workers. IP operates six corrugated plants in Indiana.Read more
BOISE, ID, Feb. 13, 2013 (Press Release) -Boise Inc. announced today key investments in the converting operations of its Packaging business. The largest capital improvement is the installation of a new 110" corrugator at the company's Central Texas Corrugated (CTC) sheet feeder facility in Waco, Texas, which is expected to start up in third quarter 2013.Read more
Former Vice President of Operations of the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) and consultant and owner of New Millennium Systems John Bacot will describe the science behind finding new business, sustaining business growth, and recruiting successful salespeopleRead more
The $6 million investment will let Menasha be more flexible and responsive when supporting the brand merchandising objectives of its customers by allowing more variety and complexity in the solutions offered. In addition, the company is now better equipped as a turnkey provider in promotional merchandising.Read more
A total of 22,598 robots valued at $1.48 billion were sold to companies in North America in 2012, beating the previous record of 19,337 robots sold in 2011. When sales by North American robot suppliers to companies outside North America are included, the totals are 25,557 robots valued at $1.66 billion.Read more