PPC Welcomes Tap Packaging as New Member

In business since 1906, Tap Packaging sets another milestone by joining the PPC as a principal member

The PPC Predicts Market Trends

A new report on trends and predictions for paperboard packaging include green products, tobacco packaging, dessert demographics, and much more

Paperboard Packaging Council Bestows Top Award to Graphic Packaging

Graphic Packaging Intl. (GPI) was named Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) winner of the top Paperboard Package of the Year, Folding Carton Package of the Year, and Innovation Award at its recently held annual meeting held October14 in Orlando, FL.

$2 MM Folding Carton Expansion at Menasha Includes Sheeting

A $2 million expansion at Menasha Packaging's Folding Carton Group in Neenah includes the addition of 20,000 sq ft, a new 65-in. precision sheeter, and an automated scrap removal system

Retail-Ready Packaging To Grow Says Pira Intl.

Research from Pira Intl. indicates there will be steady growth for "retail-ready packs" (RRPs) to 2016, representing new opportunities for converters/suppliers

Containerboard June Operating Rate Up from May

The American Forest & Paper Assn. reports that while June 2011 US containerboard production was flat when compared to May 2011, month over month average daily production was up 3.3%

Menasha Packaging Installs Flexo/Folder/Gluer

Menasha Packaging installs a four-color Isowa flexo/folder/gluer at its Lakeville, MN, plant with the capability to perform quick setup and fast run speeds and support customers with a lean supply chain and inventory control

Speaking Out Against Extended Producer Responsibility

Taking an active role in opposing a proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) resolution at the Chicopee City Hall in Chicopee, MA, on June 6, were Jeff Shinners, president of Pioneer Packaging and Kim Guarnaccia

AICC Expands To Focus on Independent Producers of Folding Cartons & Rigid Boxes

The Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters adds new member categories as it focuses further on "independent" producers. The association will have further relevance to independent producers of folding cartons and rigid boxes

Boxboard Production Increases

The American Forest & Paper Assn. has released its March 2011 US Paperboard Report that indicates total boxboard production increased by 2.2% compared to March 2010 and increased 11.1% from March 2011

Menasha Packaging Announces $10M Pennsylvania Expansion

Menasha Packaging has announced the expansion of its facility in Yukon, PA. The company plans to spend $10 million in capital improvements at its 300,000-sq-ft packaging and display plant over the next 12 months

NP&PA Reports Monthly Production Increase of 5.5%

According to the American Forest & Paper Assn.'s January 2011 U.S. Paperboard Report released February 22, total boxboard production increased by 8.3% compared to January 2010, and it increased 5.5% from last month

AF&PA Comments on Obama's State of the Union Address

American Forest & Paper Assn. president and CEO Donna Harman today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s recent State of the Union address

RockTenn To Acquire Smurfit-Stone Container

The Boards of Directors of both RockTenn and Smurfit-Stone Corp. have unanimously approved a definitive agreement allowing Smurfit-Stone to become a wholly owned subs. of RockTenn

AF&PA Releases November 2010 Containerboard Report

The American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) has released the November 2010 US Containerboard Statistics Report
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