Hot Topics: Folding | Gluing | Sheeting

Pactiv Sells Single-Faced Corrugated Business

Pactiv Corp. announced today the sale of its single-faced corrugated Netherland-based business to Palm Industrie Beteiligungs GmbH Co. KG. The single-faced corrugated business had sales of approximately $20 million in 2000, and, reports the co., the sale of this business is another step in the restructuring of its protective and flexible packaging segment that was announced in January 2001.

Smurfit-Stone Supports Corrugated Future with Latest ICPF Pledge

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) will benefit again from its long-time benefactor Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. That's according to Smurfit-Stone, who recently pledged an additional $250,000 (US) over the next five years to the ICPF.

Hundreds to Attend TAPPI's CorrExpo

More than 700 people are planning to attend TAPPI's 2001 International Corrugated Containers Conference and CorrExpo in Seattle, WA, USA, October 14-17, 2001.

Westvaco Launches Forte for Folding Cartons, "A Mini-Flute Alternative"

A webcast and conference call provided the venue for Westvaco's Forte substrate launch Wednesday morning. The co. says the new packaging substrate (for folding carton applications) offers converters a superior, high-value alternative to mini-flute board for the construction of small- and medium-sized packaging.

Czech Carton Converter Model Obaly Upgrades with KBA Press

Model Obaly, a flexible packaging printer in Opava, continues to make improvements to its facility. The recent acquistion of a KBA Rapida 142 is part of the upgrade, reports Koenig & Bauer Aktiengesellschaft (KBA).

Cut-to-Register Sheeting Trims Time and Labor Costs

Anticipating additional business, Unifoil Corp. made an upfront investment in a new Maxson sheeter. It paid off handsomely.

Holograms Light Up the Jimi Hendrix Experience

A quarter million oval onlay labels for The Jimi Hendrix Experience, the new acclaimed CD and LP collection of recordings by the late guitarist, were

Sheet-Fed Label Converter to Keep Winning Ways

For one 88-year-old sheet-fed label producer, “Independence Day” has taken on a whole new meaning. And, it has a brand new date.

Award-Winning Boxmakers Think Outside the Box

Unique structures and eye-catching graphics grab the judges' attention in the annual National Paperbox Assn. packaging competition.

PPC AWARDS

The Paperboard Packaging Council's annual competition acknowledges folding cartons that meet both graphic and consumer challenges.

Customer Satisfaction Begins and Ends with Quality

Corrugated Paper Products invests in new equipment and additives from National Starch and Chemical Co. in order to assure quick delivery as well as top quality products.

SuperCorrExpo 2000 Will Be a Celebration of Corrugated

Calling itself "The Corrugated Show for the World," SuperCorrExpo 2000 will take place October 23-27 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Converter Preps for Digitally Printed Packages

Darwin, with his adaptation theory of natural selection, has nothing on Stora Enso's research center in Imatra, Finland. The packaging board manufacturer

Innovation Is the Winner in Box Competition

Rigid box and folding carton industry firms from around the world shared 123 awards presented by the National Paperbox Association (NPA) as part of its

Strong, Versatile Cartons Offer Plenty of Shelf Appeal

For the first time in the 57-year history of the Paperboard Packaging Council's carton competition, two winners were chosen for the President's Award.

Safe-Slab™ Core Recycler(MD) - Blade Free Slabbing - an Appleton Mfg. Division Product

Subscribe to PFFC's EClips Newsletter