U.S. paper industry reaches record for containerboard production in 2021

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released preliminary 2021 data from U.S. paper and paperboard mills indicating record containerboard production, much of which is made from recycled fibres, and which is the material used to make new cardboard boxes. Preliminary data indicates total containerboard production in 2021 increased 5.6 percent compared to […]

DS Smith’s sustainable Greencoat® packaging showcased at International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) ‘22

Company’s wax replacement technology that revolutionized protein and produce packaging expands to B2C markets

DS Smith will be displaying its sustainable poultry packaging solution, Greencoat, at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta from Jan. 25-27, as well as previewing new products in its expanding line of wax alternative and plastic replacement products.

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INX creates Printing advice resource with Printer Space Blog

The printing and ink world has evolved over the years, perhaps more dramatically with the rise of digital in the last two decades. Finding accurate and useful information to keep pace with the changes can still be challenging, so INX International Ink Co. has created a helpful solution with the Printer Space blog.

Each month, Printer […]

Open For Business: The Boxmaker Fires Up New All-Digital Packaging Plant in Arkansas

The BoxMaker, a leading manufacturer of digitally printed and finished corrugated packaging, has begun full production at its newly constructed plant located in Lowell, Arkansas. The state-of-the-art facility features all digital print and finishing equipment for the manufacture of custom corrugated boxes and retail displays.

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Is the German recovered paper market headed for a reversal?

Prices for bulk recovered paper grades stayed largely the same in December on the German market after moving lower in October and November. After the turn of the year, the paper industry had reportedly sought but failed to achieve significant price cuts. Market participants told EUWID that prices have barely changed in January.

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Georgia-Pacific: Working Forests – Responsible Sourcing

Take a virtual walk through a working forest, experience responsible harvesting practices, and learn more about how GP is committed to sustainable forestry practices. 

Georgia-Pacific is committed to only sourcing from sustainable, legal and responsible sources.

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A look at innovative packaging solutions in the e-commerce space

A recent report by research intelligence firm PreScouter highlights innovative packaging solutions developed specifically for e-commerce. Here, Beatriz Gonçalves, materials engineer and coauthor of the Intelligence Brief, discusses the importance of packaging innovations that can enhance supply chain issues, branding, and sustainability goals.

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AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades. Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize knots, shives and fiber bundles coming from pulp screening.

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SinoCorrugated South 2022 and SinoFoldingCarton 2022 Announce Their Online Exhibition Platform

As one of the most significant exhibitions of WEPACK 2022, SinoCorrugated South and its concurrent show SinoFoldingCarton are launching a hybrid Mega Expo on April 7-9, 2022 at Shenzhen, China, leveraging a mix of in-person, live and virtual exhibitions simultaneously.

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Dogfish Head Engages Consumers with Scratch and Sniff Enhancement

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, a brand of Boston Beer Co., is an American brewery with commercial distribution in all 50 U.S. states. The brewery recently introduced a new variety pack featuring four different hop-forward beers.

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