Over February and March, prices rose by Euro 30-40/tonne in Germany and France, while Italian prices went up by some Euro 25-35/tonne.Read more
PM-11 is SAICA's first recycled paper mill in the UK and the first ‘new' containerboard paper mill to be built in the UK for decades. It will produce 450,000tpa of 100% recycled containerboard each year from UK recovered papers.Read more
Metsä Board has made major enhancements to its Avanta Prima, Simcote and Carta Elega folding boxboards, following technical improvements made at its mills during the 2011-2012 investment programme. The product enhancements improve the suitability of each cartonboard in the range for a particular packaging end-use such as food; beautycare; healthcare; or luxury packaging and graphics applications.Read more
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Volk Packaging Corporation, a specialty packaging company, has chosen Epicor AVP for corrugated packaging manufacturing. Their goal is to increase the quality and visibility of information, and become more effective and efficient across all areas of their organization.Read more
The evaluated property is called microdeviation, which is a measure of the topography of the paper or board surface, and a characteristic that correlates well to how a paper or board will print. This new product is a replacement of the well-known EMVECO Stylus Roughness Profiler System 210-R, used in the industry for many years.Read more
Leaders in global economics, leadership, recruiting, and packaging safety recently shared their expertise at the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference on April 3-5, 2013, in Nashville, TN.
At the meeting, participants heard comprehensive presentations from brand owners, economists, public policy experts, futurists, company executives, and employment experts. Attendees were also offered concise recommendations regarding positioning their companies for success.Read more