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ABB Opens Its Mexico technology and engineering center

ABB has established a new regional operations center for North America, bringing technology expertise closer to customers and building on its similar resources globally. An initial $1 million investment has been made for the new Mexico Technology and Engineering Center (MXTEC) in the city of Merida, Yucatan, to help the technology leader to reach higher […]

Mondi supports Noel Alimentaria on their journey to reduce plastic in fresh food packaging

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with Noel Alimentaria, supporting them and their choice of a paper-based solution for food products that greatly reduces the use of plastic. Mondi worked closely with Noel Alimentaria to identify the best possible packaging solution for their range of plant-based and meat food. The collaboration […]

Voith Expands Regional Service of OnPerformance.Lab with New Location in China

Voith announced that it has opened an OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) in Kunshan, China. Other OPL locations can be found in Heidenheim, Germany, and Tokyo, Japan. Voith’s OPL offers data-based services such as data analysis, condition monitoring, smart monitoring and expert advice. “Our new location in Kunshan is specifically geared toward our customers in the Chinese market […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased One Percent in November 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its November 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 1% in November compared to November 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 13% in November compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 9% […]

US packaging papers shipments down 9 percent in November

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has published its November 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly report. According to the report, total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in November decreased 9% compared to November 2021. They were down 3% when compared to the same 11 months of 2021. The bleached packaging papers operating rate was […]

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 […]

Solenis opens two new virtual center of excellence

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has opened two new international centers of excellence to help drive more sustainable solutions for the consumer paper packaging industry. One center is virtual, allowing customers to participate remotely in lab experiments, while the other center is in a new facility in Mönchengladbach, Germany. Both centers are […]

Atlas Holdings Acquires Crown Paper Group

Atlas Holdings announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Crown Paper Group, including Port Townsend Paper Corporation and Crown Corrugated Company, an integrated mill and containerboard operation in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Port Townsend Paper Corporation is a leading provider of high-quality recycled and […]

Pratt Industries Officially Opens New Corrugated Box Plant in Park City, Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly joined officials from Pratt Industries as they opened their new state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing corrugated box plant in Park City. The plant represents a $200 million investment that will create 58 new high-paying, quality jobs in Sedgwick County over the next five years. The Governor and Pratt executives took a tour of the […]

Cascades Temporarily Shutdowns Tissue Machine at St. Helens, Oregon Mill

Cascades said that it is temporarily shutting down one of its two tissue paper machines at its St. Helens, Oregon facility due to structural issues of the building housing the machine. In a press release, Cascades said, “Following inspections carried out as part of its annual maintenance shutdown which began on September 11, it was […]