TORONTO, ON, Jan. 17, 2014 (Press Release) - G.A. PAPER INTERNTIONAL INC., announces that it has acquired the merchant operation FIRN OVERSEAS PACKAGING LTD. (Firn) from the Mondi Group.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Dec. 16, 2013 (Press Release) - Taking long-term responsibility for the environment is a fundamental aspect of Holmen Paper's strategy. All the mills are certified according to the ISO systems for environmental, energy and quality management. Holmen Paper and Holmen's forestry are also certified under the standards FSC and PEFC.
"These certifications help to establish trust in our environmental work. Adding the EU Ecolabel to the mix strengthens our environmental profile even further," states Katarina Granö, market communications manager at Holmen Paper.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Jan. 7, 2014 (Press Release) - Thimm Verpackung GmbH + Co. KG based in Northeim (Lower Saxony) has taken over the Lohhof (Bavaria) corrugated cardboard plant from Reka Wellpappenwerke GmbH where 114 people are currently employed. Operations will be transferred on 1 February 2014. Business operations will then be continued under the name of Thimm Verpackung Süd GmbH + Co. KG. It has been agreed that the purchase price will not be disclosed. The Reka plant in Kitzingen is not included in the takeover and remains in the ownership of the Schröder family.Read more
SAO PAULO, Dec. 18, 2013 (RISI) - Brazilian tissue paper producer Mili launched earlier this month a double ply toilet paper manufactured with 100% bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp. The company's single ply products continue being manufactured with recovered paper combined with pulp.
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MONTREAL, Jan. 2, 2014 (CNW) - Domtar Corporation today announced the closing of the acquisition of privately-held Laboratorios Indas, SAU ("Indas"), pursuant to a definitive agreement announced on November 19, 2013 .
Indas is Spain's largest manufacturer and marketer of branded adult incontinence products, with its IncoPack and Indasec line of products. With the addition of the new business, Domtar will become one of the leading adult incontinence products manufacturers in Europe , providing the Company with the critical mass upon which to build a pan-European business.Read more
NEWARK, NJ, Dec. 26, 2013 (Press Release) - U.S. Corrugated Inc. (USC) today announced the acquisition of Louisiana Corrugated Products LLC (LCP) a full line corrugated packaging facility located at Monroe, LA. The transaction closed on Friday, December 20th; terms were not disclosed.Read more