Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Pixelle Invests $1.4 Million in Safety at Spring Grove Mill with Industry First Robotics

Pixelle Specialty Solutions said that it has improved safety and productivity at its specialty paper mill in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, by installing a smelt spout robot manufactured by Valmet. The smelt robot is essential for keeping recovery boiler spouts open and improving efficiencies in the liquor recovery cycle. The first smelt robot installation of its […]

Georgia-Pacific Introduces EarthKraft Recyclable Unpadded Mailers

Georgia-Pacific, LLC today announced it has expanded its EarthKraft™ line of curbside recyclable mailers to include an unpadded mailer for e-commerce shipments. The new mailer, available in two sizes, is suited to ship apparel and other soft items that do not need padded packaging for transport. Amazon is a key GP EarthKraft customer and has […]

Pixelle CEO Tim Hess to Step Down Due to Health Reasons; Ross Bushnell to Succeed Him

Pixelle Specialty Solutions today announced that Timothy Hess has decided to step down from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer for health reasons, effective August 7, 2023. In addition, the Company’s Board of Directors announced that following a comprehensive search process, it has selected Ross Bushnell to succeed Hess as Pixelle’s President and […]

Sofidel to Invest $185 Million to Expand Tissue Operations in Circleville, Ohio

At a groundbreaking in Pickaway County, just south of Circleville, on July 11, 2016, Sofidel committed to employing 300 Ohioans. Today, under a proposed expansion of their Circleville facility, that number could grow to nearly 600. Sofidel, a tissue paper manufacturer from Italy, first established operations in the United States in 2012. It was in […]

Cascades launches isothermal packaging technology, inaugurates a new production site

Cascades continues to roll out its expansion plan in the isothermal packaging market by enhancing its line of meal boxes with technology that’s 20% more efficient than its current home delivery solution, and by commissioning a new production facility in York, Pennsylvania. Cascades is improving its line of northbox® isothermal packaging solutions by adding innovative […]

Ox Industries Acquires 150,000 Square Foot Facility in Pennsylvania

  Ox Industries said that it has acquired a 150,000 square foot facility in Hanover, Pennsylvania to expand its converting capacity in the Mid-Atlantic Region. According to the company, the facility will house next-generation equipment and manufacturing practices and expand just-in-time stocking products and services.   “We are excited to expand our Hanover location and […]

North America pulp and paper market to reach USD 65.10 billion by 2029

The North America pulp and paper market size garnered USD 64.32 billion in 2021. The market is estimated to rise from USD 64.51 billion in 2022 to USD 65.10 billion by 2029 at a 0.13% CAGR during the forecast period. Fortune Business Insights™ has elucidated these inputs in its latest research report, titled, “North America […]

Georgia-Pacific opened new facilities in Georgia and Pennsylvania

Georgia-Pacific announced it has officially opened new facilities in McDonough, Georgia and Jonestown, Pennsylvania to produce an innovative, recyclable paper padded mailer. When combined with the recently added manufacturing capacity of a third production line at the company’s Phoenix-area plant, Georgia-Pacific has expanded its recyclable mailer production by 350% to help meet growing demand for […]

International Paper to build a new packaging plant in Atglen, Pennsylvania

Internetional Paper recently announced it will build a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging plant in Atglen, Pennsylvania. The facility will employ approximately 150 team members. “We are excited to expand our footprint and continue serving our customers with the highest level of safety, quality, operational excellence and customer service,” said Greg Wanta, senior vice president, North American […]

Pregis to invest $14 million in new manufacturing facility in the US

Pregis will be investing more than $14 million in a new manufacturing facility in the Atlanta area to support e-commerce growth in the Southeast. The new 298,000 square foot facility will be located in McDonough, Georgia and is the latest in a series of investments in protective packaging manufacturing facilities to support e-commerce demand. Pregis […]