Sonoco (SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has been awarded the primary packaging, retail display assembly and fulfillment of a segment of battery products for Energizer brands.Read more
Shellpak Renew was launched in June 2012 to provide an improved and more sustainable medication adherence package for prescription medicines. This type of packaging is proven to help improve patient medication adherence. Better adherence can lead to better patient health.Read more
SWINDON, UK, April 12, 2013 (Press Release) -Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has hailed the latest set of carbon footprint figures released by The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) as more evidence that the Corrugated Industry leads the way on environmental matters.
According to FEFCO's European Database for Corrugated Board Life Cycle Studies*, the corrugated sector reduced its carbon footprint by a further 4.8% over the three years from 2009 to 2011. This follows a cut of almost 12% in the previous three-year cycle.Read more
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 (RISI) -Atlantic Packaging Products hopes to complete the conversion of the idle newsprint PM at its Whitby, ON, mill to containerboard by the end of April, according to contacts.
The machine would have capacity to produce 300,000 tons/yr of recycled lightweight containerboard but the net capacity addition reportedly would be more like 100,000 ton/yr because the company may indefinitely idle an older existing machine depending on market conditions.Read more