New-Indy Containerboard Acquires Shoreline Container in Michigan

New-Indy Containerboard today announced that it has acquired Shoreline Container, a Michigan-based paper and packaging company.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Shoreline has two manufacturing facilities in Michigan: the Holland facility produces corrugated packaging products, and the Zeeland faility distributes protective and specialty packaging materials.

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Sonoco officials speak on Glen Miller site closure

The Coronavirus, market conditions, and product demand are all reasons given by the company for the closure of the Sonoco Paper Mill in Glen Miller.

On Tuesday, Quinte News spoke with Julie Scott in Communications with Sonoco Head Office in South Carolina.

She says the demand for recycled pulp, which was being made in […]

AICC: Bring Virtual Training into Your Plant

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is offering several webinars in the coming weeks to help members continue to train their workforce and improve productivity and planning without traveling.  

Tuesday, April 14- Thursday, April 16 | 2:00 pm ET

Reducing Waste for Profit 

This webinar series will offer attendees the opportunity to learn via videoconference, […]


TAPPI/AICC SuperCorrExpo® Rescheduled to August 2021

Event remains at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL

TAPPI and AICC have announced the rescheduling of SuperCorrExpo® 2020. This mega-event – considered the largest corrugated show of its kind in the western hemisphere – will now be held August 8 – 12, 2021due to the […]

Greif completes sale of Consumer Packaging Group to Graphic Packaging Holding Company

Greif, Inc. has completed its previously announced divestiture of the Consumer Packaging Group business for $85 million in cash to Graphic Packaging Holding Company.

Proceeds from the sale of Consumer Packaging Group will be used toward debt repayment.

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Fruit Growers: Corrugated Packaging: Recyclable and Sustainable

When choosing a packaging type for transporting your products, the environmental footprint and ease of recycling of that packaging is an important consideration for your business as well as the retailer and end-user. Here are three reasons to choose recyclable corrugated packaging for transporting your produce to market.

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Hinckley MP visits DS Smith to talk circular economy

DS Smith, the UK’s leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions has hosted the newly elected MP for Hinckley and Bosworth, Dr Luke Evans to discuss the circular economy and upcoming environmental legislation in the UK.

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Metsä Board: Customizable and light e-commerce packaging solutions for Billebeino

For its -commerce packages, Finnish young sportswear brand Billebeino has chosen a Metsä Board’s white kraftliner digitally printed by Adara Pakkaus Oy.

The packs can be customized with according to the collection’s theme.

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American Forest Foundation Welcomes International Paper as a Family Forest Carbon Program Partner

The American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has joined AFF and its partner, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), in supporting the newly-created Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP) to enhance carbon sequestration in family owned forest land across the U.S.


Design Guidance for the Recyclability of Paper-Based Packaging

A few weeks ago, Dennis Colley, FBA’s President and CEO, attended a recycling conference where a Senior Packaging Engineer at a major brand asked if a package for one of their new products was recyclable.  Her intent was to specify a box that was fully recyclable, but she wasn’t sure if the non-fiber components […]