LEIPA Celebrates 175 Years

On July 5, 1847 – exactly 175 years ago – Michael Leinfelder purchased the paper mill in Schrobenhausen. At the time, he probably had no idea what the small craftsman’s business would later become. Namely, an international family business with customers all over the world, known for sustainable products and committed employees.

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Greif Adds Eleven Additional Sites Achieving Zero Waste to Landfill

In 2021, eleven additional Greif facilities achieved zero waste to landfill status, bringing the total number to 45.

The facilities joining the zero waste to landfill status include seven US facilities, two APAC facilities, and two EMEA facilities.

Greif now counts 55 facilities achieving diversion of at least 99 percent of waste to landfills.

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Clemson: Paperboard Packaging Seminar

This seminar provides a comprehensive, hands-on exploration of paperboard packaging technologies. Upon completing this program, attendees will be equipped to make valuable contributions to critical packaging decisions. Individuals involved in package design, sales, specification, purchasing, scheduling, quality control, and production management will benefit from this seminar. This seminar is appropriate for all levels of […]

550 job openings available in Henderson, KY (Pratt)

For people who are job searching, Henderson might be the best place to look.

Henderson Economic Development leaders say right now, they’re seeing the highest number of open positions than they have in a long time.

Whitney Risley, the director of existing industry and workforce development, says their team has announced 550 new jobs […]

VPK choose Universal Fanfold system for Alizay

VPK Group has chosen Universal’s Fanfold solution for the production of corrugated packaging in Alizay, near Rouen, France.

The UniFold features fully automatic Fanfold production as well as options for gapless order changes and e-commerce board production at 220m per min.

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ANDRITZ to supply production technology and key process equipment to Nanning Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nanning Sun Paper to deliver state-of-the-art and highly efficient pulp production technologies for the fiberline and lime kiln plant as well as energy-saving OCC lines and a complete reject treatment system for RDF (refuse-derived fuel) production at its pulp and paper mill in the city […]

DHEC fines New-Indy Containerboard $129,000 over ‘rotten egg’ smell

A new order from South Carolina environmental officials is solving one of four disputes between the New-Indy Containerboard paper mill, the state health department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Catawba, South Carolina manufacturing plant has been under scrutiny for allegedly producing a foul odor that can be smelled in neighboring communities.

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Aviate, Navigate, Communicate: Breaking Down Boxes- New Episode Out Now

Gene Marino, Executive Vice President, Akers Packaging Service Group and AICC Board Chair, and Joe Morelli, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Huston Patterson Printers & Lewisburg Printing Company and AICC Associate Board Chair, went outside of the packaging industry to speak with BJ Slater, pilot and Owner/ Operations Manager, Plant Marvel Laboratories on Breaking […]

Burger King UK Becomes First Quick-Service-Restaurant in the UK to Launch Re-Usable Sides and Burger Packaging

Burger King® UK, in partnership with global re-use platform Loop, has announced it will be piloting a new range of sustainable, re-usable and returnable packaging across selected restaurants in a bid to tackle single-use packaging.

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Independent Research Confirms Highcon’s Non-Crush Creasing Delivers Stronger Boxes than Analog Die Cutting

A peer reviewed scientific research paper published on June 25th in Sensors, an MDPI journal, found categorically that when compared to conventional creasing performed by flatbed analog die cutting, Highcon’s patented DART creasing technology better preserves the inherent mechanical properties of corrugated boards while sustaining high packaging quality.

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