Tag Archives: paperboard

Types of Corrugated Boxes

Corrugated board is widely used in the packing industry. The main advantages are lightness, recyclability, and low cost. This makes the material the best choice to produce containers devoted to the shipping of goods. Furthermore, examples of structure design based on corrugated boards can be found in different fields. Structural analysis of paperboard components is […]

renovation to Add New Value for $425 Billion Fibre-based Packaging Market

(Press Release) – The sustainability agenda means corrugated board, folding cartons, moulded pulp, flexible and speciality papers, are all receiving new interest from packaging buyers. Worth a total of $425.4 billion in 2022, each of these have their own established places in the world market, but the need to implement more sustainable packaging strategies is […]

Nippon Paper to Increase Prices in 2023 for P&W and Business Communication Papers

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has announced a 15-25% price increase for both its printing & writing paper and business communication paper in Japan. The revised price is effective for shipments on and after the 1st of February 2023. “Despite our productivity and cost-cutting initiatives, we are not able to continue to absorb this combination […]

Rengo completes construction on biomass incineration plant at Amagasaki mill in Japan

Rengo Co., Ltd. announces that it completed renovation work on the biomass incineration plant at Amagasaki mill in Japan. Amagasaki mill produces paperboard such as containerboard. Rengo has been working to reduce city gas consumption by utilizing sludge discharged in the papermaking process as biomass fuel. By increasing the efficiency of the incineration plant, Rengo expects […]

PPC Announces Winners of the 2022 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the top winners of its 79th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. These folding cartons and rigid boxes represent some of the best paperboard packaging manufactured by North American converters over the past year.   Paperboard Package of the Year Mentos Submitted by Graphic Packaging International The next […]

Europe’s recycling future hads Rotterdam conference agenda

Sessions at Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe, 15-16 November in Rotterdam, will focus in part on the growing role of EU policy on recycling collection, processing and trading. Targets, mandates and trade policies in the European Union, combined with corporate sustainability goals, are changing the way paperboard and plastic scrap are collected and traded […]

Stora Enso to Invest EUR 1 Billion for Conversion of Idled Paper Machine at Oulu Mill to Paperboard

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 1 billion to convert the remaining idle paper machine at the Group’s Oulu site in Finland into a high-volume consumer board production line. The investment supports the Group’s growth strategy in renewable packaging by providing new volume for growing packaging segments. Production on the converted machine is […]

Andritz to supply complete OCC line to Minhan Paper in Vietnam

International technology group Andritz has received an order from Minhan Paper Joint Stock Company to supply a complete OCC line for its mill in Van Lam, Hung Yen Province, Vietnam. Andritz will deliver the complete OCC line – from pulping to approach flow – including fiber recovery and also broke and reject handling. Andritz will install several […]

Bellmer to rebuild board machine for Whakatane mill, New Zealand

Whakatane Mill Limited, New Zealand’s’ only Paperboard mill located on the North Island, have selected Bellmer as the Main Equipment Manufacturer for a major rebuild of the board machine #3. Both teams virtually “shook-hands” at the end of January 2022. The whole project sales phase was executed virtually due to travel restrictions. However, the team […]

Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Paperboard Prices in the EMEA Region

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. announced that due to the continued escalation in the cost of European energy it will raise prices by EUR 70 per tonne on all recycled paperboard grades sold in the Company’s EMEA regions effective for shipments made on or after the 1st September 2022. “In light of the significant increases seen across the […]