Atlantic Packaging Products Joins the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS)

Atlantic Packaging Products, Ltd., of Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce it is now a member of the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS).

The APASS network was developed to help support vendors, sellers, and manufacturers in certifying their products to make sure they are in line with Amazon’s Packaging Certifications Guidelines.

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November prices for kraftliner in Germany not cut and dried yet

As the start of November, it is not yet clear what is next for brown kraftliner prices after price cuts in October. Some observers expect no change again in November since all market players are trying to get business to calm down. Others mentioned that another round of price reductions was under discussion.

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CorrBoard harnesses organic waste to produce corrugated

CorrBoard Bioenergy (CB Bio) has invested £5.5m in building a sustainable energy generation facility fuelled by organic waste to power the manufacture of corrugated sheet board.

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Viral videos have terrified people into opposing Amazon’s plastic packaging. Here’s why they’re wrong

Amazon’s tendency to package a tiny product in a big cardboard box has long been a source of confusion.

And last year the retail giant’s move from cardboard to bubble-wrap-lined plastic mailers invigorated a wave of fury from environmentally conscious customers.

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Mid America Display 1st to Operate 2 EFI Nozomi Digital Corrugated Printers at Single Facility

Mid America Display, the custom product display and signage division of St. Louis corrugated packaging provider Boxes, Inc., is expanding its digital production packaging supply chain and display graphics operations with the purchase of a second EFI Nozomi C18000 single-pass inkjet, direct-to-board digital printer and an EFI VUTEk super wide-format printer from Electronics For […]

Boxes Are the Backbone of E-Commerce

For over a century corrugated packaging has carried products around the world, delivering everything from machine parts to computers and food from point of origin to point of use. Throughout its history, the corrugated industry has continually improved its products to accommodate evolving user requirements and “rules of the road.”

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Singles’ Day: a burden on the environment

As Singles’ Day has laid bare, e-commerce is growing at a dizzying speed in China, but this boom has also led to a brutal increase in the volume of packaging and waste, according to an environmental report.

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Green Bay Packaging Wins 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Water

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized Green Bay Packaging with the 2019 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Water for their Water Reduction Achievements at Green Bay Mill. The award was presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 8 in Bluffton, South Carolina.

“By maximizing water reuse and recycling, Green Bay Packaging minimized their environmental footprint […]

Corrugated vs Cardboard – Understanding the differences between these packaging materials

n 2018, nearly 1.9 billion people purchased goods online. By 2021, that number is expected to reach 2.14 billion. While there are plenty of in-store shoppers, the meteoric increase in online shopping over the years has led to the expectations around shopping changing — even for retailers with physical locations.

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Pixelle Acquires Verso’s Specialty Paper Business

Pixelle Specialty Solutions has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire specialty paper mills in Jay (Androscoggin), ME and Stevens Point, WI from Verso Corporation. The transaction is anticipated to close in the first quarter of 2020.

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