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WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxes, sheets and point-of-purchase displays.…
Santi primarily will focus on serving independent tissue converters Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)—a division of Barry-Wehmiller and a leading supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens and package-printing industries—is pleased to announce that Gino Santi has…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) have just announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain operations of U.S. Corrugated, a large independent manufacturer of corrugated products for packaging and displays. WestRock acquired five corrugated converting facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, have just announced the completion of the acquisition of Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited (NYSE:MPSX) (MPS). WestRock refinanced MPS debt as part of the transaction. “I am excited…
Huycon Forming Belts Selected for New Reicofil 4 Pilot Line Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, was recently presented an award for Participating Partner during the open house for The Nonwovens…
Thursday, 01 June 2017 16:42

Augustine named 2017 Tappi Fellow

Peter R. Augustine, President of Fabio Perini North America was named a 2017 TAPPI Fellow. TAPPI, a leading association for the global pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and converting industries honored Augustine with the title in Minneapolis, Minn., during PaperCon. The…
Thursday, 01 June 2017 08:55

ANDRITZ to acquire Paperchine, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract for acquisition of Paperchine, Inc., owned by AstenJohnson Holdings Ltd., headquartered in Charleston, SC. Paperchine and its subsidiaries have approximately 180 employees in total and manufacturing facilities in the USA (Rockton, IL,…
WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain operations of U.S. Corrugated, a large independent manufacturer of corrugated products for packaging and displays. WestRock will acquire five corrugated converting facilities in…
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International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from First Quality Tissue to supply a PrimeLineTAD tissue machine with complete stock preparation for its mill in Lock Haven, USA. Start-up is scheduled for 2019. The TAD (Through-Air-Drying) tissue machine has…
New folio sheeter now produces press ready stacks without pile turning Printed Specialties increases production with a new eCon folio sheeter from BW Papersystems. Printed Specialties produces printing and paperboard packaging for the retail, electronics, and food, health and beauty…
This new tissue embosser-laminator will offer customers flexibility and safety in a small footprint Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a division of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced that registration is now open for Let’s Roll 2017, a one-day show that will feature…
Valmet's Advanced Process Control (APC) application, Valmet DNA FBB Combustion Manager, has improved combustion for the biomass boiler at WestRock's Covington mill in Virginia, USA. By optimizing combustion, the mill has been able to maximize and increase the main steam…
Neenah announces another edition to its popular Explore series. The new Explore 5 focuses on the hospitality industry, providing designers with practical, creative ideas to help differentiate their clients with digital print projects. To accompany the Explore 5 portfolio of…
Verso Introduces New Productolith® Pts. Promotion Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just released "A Bright, Beautiful SBS Paperboard/Caliper Cover That Fits," a new printed promotion showcasing its Productolith® Pts. product line. Productolith® Pts. is the ultimate combination of a solid…
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 09:23

North Charleston Mill Incident

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) – At approximately 8:45 p.m. EDT, Sunday, April 30, 2017, an incident occurred at our North Charleston, SC paper mill involving employees performing maintenance work in an operating area that was offline for…
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