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International Paper (NYSE: IP) is committed to improving food safety throughout the supply chain. The Company announced their Kenton, Ohio and Visalia, California facilities achieved food safety certification by exceeding the standards of the benchmarking procedures as dictated by the…
Last modified on Tuesday, 20 December 2016 18:51
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) have just announced it has acquired Manchester Industries of Richmond, Virginia, a leading, independently-owned paperboard sales, sheeting and distribution supplier to the packaging and commercial print industries. Clearwater Paper has acquired Manchester Industries in a cash…
Last modified on Tuesday, 20 December 2016 09:09
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) (the "Company" or "KapStone") is pleased to announce that, yesterday, union members at its Longview, Washington paper mill and box plant, AWPPW Local 153 ("the Union"), voted to ratify and approved a new contract…
The Lenzing Group aims to increase the share of specialty fibers as a percentage of revenue to 50 percent by 2020. Following the previously announced expansion plans for Lenzing, Heiligenkreuz (Austria) and Grimsby (Great Britain), the Supervisory Board of Lenzing…
Researchers have developed a low-cost skin patch that changes color to indicate different levels of hydration, representing a potential new medical technology. Such an innovation might be used by marathon runners, military personnel and others to help prevent dehydration. “Hydration…
Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, today announced it will invest $20 million in the development of a new packaging center to support Duracell’s new North America battery packaging operation. Sonoco’s Display and Packaging unit will…
International Paper (NYSE: IP) has just announced that it has completed its acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's pulp business for approximately $2.2 billion in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. Because the transaction is a purchase of assets, International Paper expects to realize…
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) has just announced the permanent closure of its Oklahoma City converting facility and permanent shutdown of two tissue machines at the company's Neenah, Wisconsin, tissue facility. "As an integral step in our overall strategy to optimize…
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Containerboard Market in North America 2016-2020" report to their offering. The report forecasts the containerboard market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 2.42% during the period 2016-2020. The…
Procemex Inc., a leader in paper and pulp web monitoring and web inspection system solutions, announced today that the company is investing strongly in North American operations and growth with the establishment of new company in the United States. Further,…
Last modified on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 19:31
Robust all round solution offers reliable measurement under demanding conditions KROHNE, Inc. now offers the OPTIFLUX 4000 electromagnetic flowmeter, which is ideal for pulp and paper industry applications, including chemical dosing, bleaching, coloring, and black liquor processing. The OPTIFLUX 4000…
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified packaging companies, has awarded a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award to its Alpha facility in Beavercreek, Ohio, for driving landfill reduction through improved waste stream management. The Alpha plant implemented a plan to divert from…
Burrows Paper Corporation has just announced that it has agreed to sell its Packaging Division operations to Novolex™ and sell its Paper Division operations to Twin Rivers Paper Company. Burrows is a privately owned, worldwide supplier of paper and packaging…
Robert Williams of Freedom Corrugated surpasses 8,300+ consecutive successful splices An impressive new world record of 8,386 consecutive, successful splices has been set by Robert Williams of Freedom Corrugated, a BW Papersystems’ customer, in Hazleton, PA. Williams has successfully made…
Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) has just announced plans to temporarily idle the No. 3 paper machine at its Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, reducing annual coated paper production capacity by approximately 200,000 tons. Verso intends to implement this capacity reduction…
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