Can anything really be new at an integrated pulp and paperboard mill, where the leading position in Europe has been held for more than 40 years? First, let's take a look at the facts about this business.
Arriving as CEO of Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions (formerly Newark Group) in August 2011, Frank Papa knew he had his work cut out for him. Founded in 1912, the company was approaching its centennial but was floundering. In 2010, it had to declare bankruptcy.
In the 2.5 years since his appointment, Papa has certainly made his mark. "When I arrived, clearly, it was a very inward looking company." Some would say that would be putting it mildly. Newark was an old and tired company; there was no spunk, no excitement, no creativity.Read more
If Steve Carroll had a nickel for every time he had to explain to someone that Mann Packing and Robert Mann Packaging (RMP) are not the same company or related in some manner, he could probably purchase a very expensive Italian sports car.
Carroll, the president of RMP, doesn't really mind the confusion because every opportunity to explain that the two companies are quite different also gives him a chance to spread the word about the many products the manufacturer of corrugated cardboard boxes and cartons produces.Read more
BAY CITY, MICH. — Landaal Packaging Systems is proud to announce the groundbreaking for a major expansion of its Delta Containers Division in Bay City, Michigan.
A 2:00 p.m. event is planned for Wednesday, July 23, to break ground, and also to celebrate the 50-year partnership between Landaal Packaging and the City of Bay City, Michigan.Read more
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) is pleased to welcome its newest principal member, Hanover Packaging Co. of Hanover, PA.
Established in 1925, and today operating as a division of Timbar Packaging & Display, Hanover Packaging (www.timbar.com/hanoverpackaging/) is a full service designer and manufacturer of retail packaging, including rigid boxes and folding cartons, for the cosmetics, confectionery, pharmaceutical, and publishing industries.Read more
The Bremen-based company, which offers offset printing, die cutting, windowing and gluing capabilities in the production of folding cartons for bakery, deli, food service and related markets, recently became a member of the Independent Carton Group (ICG), an association of independently owned and operated folding carton companies.Read more