Tag Archives: coated recycled paperboard

Graphic Packaging to permanently decommission CRB machine at its Kalamazoo mill

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading consumer packaging company, announced it will permanently decommission the K3 coated recycled paperboard (CRB) machine in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The K3 machine is one of three CRB machines at the Kalamazoo facility and is the company’s longest-running machine. K3 ceased operation on July 1 and today’s announcement reflects the decision […]

Graphic Packaging to acquire Bell Incorporated

Graphic Packaging Holding Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bell Incorporated, a well-capitalized U.S. packaging provider. The proposed acquisition is expected to add approximately $200 million in sales, $30 million in Adjusted EBITDA and will support strategic priorities of increasing integration rates and expanding customers and categories. Annual synergies of approximately $10 […]

PaperWorks Acquires The Standard Group in Louisville, Kentucky

PaperWorks Industries has completed the acquisition of The Standard Group. Founded in 1932, The Standard Group is a converter of custom-printed paperboard packaging with a manufacturing location in Louisville, Kentucky. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The Standard Group aligns well with PaperWorks in terms of emphasizing quality and innovation while serving customers which […]

Graphic Packaging International Moving Its Bristol, UK, Packaging Operations to New Site

Graphic Packaging International is moving its Bristol, UK beverage packaging manufacturing operations to a new, state-of-the-art facility nearby, creating up to 30 new jobs in the process. The move to the 255,000-square-foot factory — twice the size of its current base in the Fishponds area — comes in response to increasing worldwide demand for fiber-based […]

Clearwater Paper Announces Revised Multi-Year Sustainability Goals in 2022 ESG Report

Clearwater Paper released its 2022 environmental, social, and governance (ESG) report. Along with a continued commitment to creating sustainable paper products, the report also highlights a significant increase in company-wide priorities to meet several key sustainability benchmarks. These include emissions reductions, resource conservation, and company representation, among others as part of revised, multi-year goals. “These […]

Sonoco puts into operation new paperboard machine at Hartsville mill in South Carolina

Sonoco announced that the new uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) #10 machine is operational as part of its previously announced Project Horizon – the $125 million investment to transform its former corrugated medium machine in Hartsville, South Carolina, to a state-of-the-art URB operation. Project Horizon was initiated, in part, to ensure the long-term viability and sustainability of Sonoco’s 100-year-old Hartsville Mill […]

Greif to Increase Price on All Uncoated and Coated Recycled Paperboard Grades

May 6, 2022 – Greif announced that it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) and coated recycled paperboard (CRB). The recycled paperboard increase is effective with new orders and shipments on and after June 6, 2022. Greif said these price increases are in response to […]

Sonoco to acquire assets of D&W Paper Tubes

Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has acquired the assets of D&W Paper Tubes, Inc., a Chatsworth, GA-based manufacturer of sustainable industrial paper tubes and cores. Founded in 2000, D&W is a family-owned company that produces 100-percent recycled paperboard convolute tubes, spiral-wound cores and yarn tubes primarily serving the […]

Sonoco-Alcore to hike paperboard prices in the EMEA Region

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. announces today that due to the rapidly escalating cost of European energy it will raise prices by €50 (£50) / tonne on all recycled paperboard grades sold in the Company’s EMEA regions, effective for all shipments made on or after the 4th October 2021. “The unpredicted increases in energy costs seen across all […]

The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board introduce 100% recyclable paperboard lid

A long-term collaboration between Finnish startup The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has led to the development of a 100% recyclable paperboard lid for use with takeaway cups. The lid, which is made from fully recyclable dispersion barrier board, is suitable for use with both hot and cold beverages. It […]