After many years of industry and association service, Davis is inducted into the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC)/Paperboard Packaging Hall of Fame.
James M. Davis has lead a fruitful and successful career in the corrugated converting business — helping build and thrive several companies all while building a flourishing family as well.Read more
By offering much more than corrugated boxes, this independent box maker has been able to adapt to evolving packaging needs.
Full steam ahead. If you want to understand the business operating philosophy of John Tatum, ceo, Heritage Paper (HP), Livermore, Calif., these three words sum it up nicely. He’s always pushing forward. Don’t insult him by calling HP a traditional sheet plant. More accurately, it’s a full-service packaging provider that is blessed with a location that allows it to keep growing.Read more
GRAZ, Austria, Feb. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the start-up of PM2's dryer section at Smurfit Kappa's Hoya mill, Germany. As a result, Smurfit Kappa - one of the leading producers of paper-based packaging in the world with more than 41,000 employees in 32 countries - can achieve its goals to increase capacity, improve product quality, and reduce energy consumption.
The rebuild of the test liner and fluting machine comprised the following ANDRITZ performance:Read more
BRUSSELS, Feb. 14, 2013 (Press Release) -An amendment to Annex I of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive on packaging definitions has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
The amendment harmonises the list of products being defined as "packaging", which now includes rolls, tubes and cylinders. The amendment also lists exceptions, which are valid for industrial cores used in the paper industry.
The relevant paragraph for industrial cores in the Annex reads:Read more
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