£30,000 tech investment set to pay off for Loughborough packaging firm

Loughborough-based corrugated cardboard packaging supplier Colton Packaging has invested £30,000 in a new warehouse management system which is expected to improve its stock taking efficiency by around 80%.

The new system, created by MJM Data and named Bridge WMS Standard, is part of a digital transformation Colton is currently implementing to meet the needs […]

Where Does All the Cardboard Come From? I Had to Know.

Before it was the cardboard on your doorstep, it was coarse brown paper, and before it was paper, it was a river of hot pulp, and before it was a river, it was a tree. Probably a Pinus taeda, or loblolly pine, a slender conifer native to the Southeastern United States. “The wonderful thing […]

Agarwal is Vice Chairman of International Corrugated Case Association

Hyderabad: M.L. Agarwal, MD of Central India Packaging Co. Pvt. Ltd, was appointed vice-chairman-II of the International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA), USA. He will eventually take over as chairman in 2025-2027.

Agarwal is the most senior past president of Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTCCI).

“FTCCI is proud that for the […]

Cardboard sector aims at carbon neutrality

The European Federation of Corrugated Cardboard Manufacturers (FEFCO) has launched an initiative to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

It said consumer awareness and expectations around packaging were rising, driven by concerns about climate change. 

FEFCO said its newly written roadmap described how climate neutrality would be achieved by meeting a series of milestones, and […]

Kraftliner prices continue to fall on German market in November

The price decline of unbleached kraftliner witnessed on the German market in October continued in November.

Beside reductions to contract prices, spot volumes were also sold on the market at substantially reduced prices, sources told EUWID.

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Thimm is investing EUR 20 million in another HP digital printing system at the Alzey site

Thimm Group has taken the next step in its digitalisation strategy and is investing EUR 20 million in a second digital printing system and associated peripheral works. The HP PageWide T1195i Press is scheduled to be commissioned at the Alzey site in the first quarter of 2024. The new digital printing system is an […]

Corrugated workers accept 8% pay deal

Industrial action by Unite members at DS Smith and Smurfit Kappa has been averted after workers accepted an improved pay deal.

Unite has a national agreement for corrugated packaging workers across more than 20 sites at the two groups.

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Orora Visual Rolls Out New Creative & Innovation Center

Orora Visual has invested in a new, improved 1,560-square-foot Creative & Innovation Center at its Dallas Headquarters location in Mesquite, Texas to provide an enhanced work environment conducive to collaboration among the creative team members, sales associates, and customers.

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PPRC Europe 2022: Where and how fiber flows critical in Europe

Producers of packaging board, tissue and other types of paper remain eager to maintain or boost their use of recovered fiber, according to mill buyers who formed a panel at the 2022 Paper & Plastic Recycling Conference Europe, held in mid-November in Rotterdam.

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The Environmental Benefits of Using Corrugated Packaging

Heavy-duty corrugated packaging is extensively used for packaging goods such as food items, beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, hazardous chemicals, and other materials. Heavy-duty corrugated packaging provides product safety. It also serves as a marketing tool to establish your brand’s identity. Packaging ethically, humanely safe, and easy to recycle is called eco-friendly.

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