Atlanta paper and packaging giant WestRock Co. faces ransomware attack

Update: WestRock on Jan. 26 issued the following statement: “WestRock’s security teams, supported by leading cyber defense firms, continue to work on remediation of and recovery from this incident. With some exceptions, the Company’s operations have continued to run and deliver for customers.“

Atlanta-based paper and packaging giant WestRock Co. said Monday it’s been […]

Kadant Fiberline China starts up OCC system at Guizhou Pengsheng’s greenfield mill

Kadant Fiberline (China) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., announced it successfully started up its 800 tons per day OCC system at Guizhou Pengsheng’s greenfield mill in Anlong for its PM1. Pengsheng uses 100% domestic recovered paper as raw material and manufactures 90 to 140 gsm corrugating medium from recycled OCC.

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Highcon and EFI Announce Partnership

Highcon Systems Ltd. and EFI entered into a global partnership agreement to offer customers an integrated, end-to-end business productivity and workflow solution and provide a flexible foundation for digital growth.

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Walmart Refrigerated Grocery Delivery

Walmart plans to begin testing unattended, temperature-controlled boxes designed to hold groceries outside delivery customers’ residences in its hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas, this spring, the retailer announced in a blog post Tuesday.

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International Paper to make $52M upgrade in Bogalusa

International Paper plans to upgrade its mill in Bogalusa through a $52 million project to make it more efficient, state leaders said Thursday.

The company plans to retain the mill’s 492 direct jobs that provide an average annual salary of more than $86,000, plus benefits, a news release said. In Bogalusa, IP operates a […]

Peachtree Packaging and Display: The Next Level of Experiential Packaging is Personalization

How do ecommerce retailers and direct-to-consumer companies individually personalize thousands or even millions of custom shipping packages at scale?

Imagine a package delivered to your doorstep that is designed and printed just for you. This is the next level of experiential package design. Personalization, which means individualizing experiences based on customer preferences and […]

Obituary : Marvin Grossbard, Founder & Owner of President Container

Marvin Grossbard, founder and president of President Container, Middletown, N.Y., passed away on Wednesday, December 9. Larry Grossbard, his son and current CEO of the company, made the announcement on Thursday, December 10. “’MG,’ as he always liked to be referred to, was the founder of our company and an inspiration and mentor to […]

Quantum for Europal

Patrick Dejager, CEO of at Europal Packaging NV in Moeskroen, Belgium, has confirmed the start up of a new 2.5m doublewall Quantum corrugator line in his new factory in Blandain/Tournai.

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Metsä Board starts pre-engineering for paperboard capacity expansion

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, aims at strengthening its position as Europe’s leading producer of folding boxboard and plans to increase its production capacity. 

The company has started pre-engineering for increasing the annual production capacity of folding boxboard machine BM1 at the Husum mill in Sweden by approximately 200,000 tonnes.

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What is it about pizza boxes?

What is it about pizza boxes that they always seem to get singled out for special mention? Is it the guilt we feel at scoffing down all that cheese and pepperoni? At tearing into that soft fresh crust knowing full well that our long-delayed and somewhat erratic weight-loss program will be pushed back a […]