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Hood Container acquires Sustainable Printing LLC

Hood Container Corporation has acquired the corrugated packaging business of Dalton, Georgia based Sustainable Printing LLC. The transaction includes all printing, converting, and ancillary equipment located in Dalton. Hood will continue operating these assets in the current facility. These assets complement Hood Container’s Southeastern footprint creating greater corrugated capacity and enhanced production capabilities in the […]

Domtar celebrating the Kingsport Mill grand reopening

Domtar executives and employees joined state and local dignitaries for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Kingsport Mill grand reopening celebration. The event marked the completion of the mill’s conversion into our first 100 percent recycled containerboard facility. The two-year project transformed the mill’s uncoated freesheet paper machine into the second-largest 100 percent-recycled containerboard machine in […]

CellMark Launches New Division: CellMark Packaging & Paper

CellMark today announced the launch of a new division — CellMark Packaging & Paper — which is the result of a merger of its two existing divisions, CellMark Packaging and CellMark Paper. The new division will be headed by Joe Hoffman, formerly Division President of CellMark Paper. “CellMark’s newly combined Packaging & Paper division is […]

PCA Temporarily Idles Paper Mill in Jackson, Alabama

The Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) paper mill in Jackson announced to its employees last week a layoff of virtually all of its 400-plus workers and a temporary idling of the mill. PCA issued this brief statement through the Jackson mill: “Due to economic conditions and lower demand for our products, we have temporarily laid […]

Total U.S. Containerboard Production Decreased 8.6 Percent in Q3 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2022 U.S. Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in Q3 2022 decreased 8.6% compared to Q3 2021. It was down 1.6% when compared to the same 9 months of 2021. New supply of containerboard (domestic production plus imports) in Q3 2022 […]

Hood Container Acquires Kentwood Packaging in Michigan

Hood Container has acquired the corrugated packaging business of Kentwood Packaging located in Walker, Michigan. The transaction includes all of Kentwood’s design, manufacturing, assembly, and fulfillment operations in Walker, including its membership in Great Lakes Wax Coatings, LLC. Financial Terms of the deal were not disclosed Jack Skoog and Tom Boluyt, co-owners of Kentwood Packaging […]

ND Paper to convert B26 paper machine at Biron Mill to packaging grades

ND Paper, the US subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, is taking critical steps to build on its growth in packaging products. At ND Paper’s Biron, Wisconsin mill, the company will be converting its B26 paper machine at the end of 2022 from coated mechanical papers to lightweight, high-strength recycled packaging products. Today, the […]

Waste Paper Grades

A Aseptic Packaging Aseptic Packaging shall include assorted drinking box containers, The material it self contains laminates of paper, poly & metal foil. Aseptic Packaging and Gable-Top Cartons Grade #52 Consists of liquid packaging board containers including empty, used, polyethylene (PE) coated, printed one-side aseptic and gable-top cartons containing no less than 70% bleached chemical […]

ProJet receives order from Fajar Paper

ProJet, Meerssen, Netherlands won a tender for the supply of 5 new high-pressure showers, which will be delivered to PM1 at Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk. in Bekasi, Indonesia. Fajar Paper is a leading packaging paper manufacturer in Indonesia with an installed capacity of 1,300,000 metric tons per year and a range of products which include […]

Delta Variant Upsets Paper Industry In Dongguan

The new and most contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is now upseting social lives and creating great difficulties to business in Southern China’s Guangdong Province. Latest reports from Dongguan – a municipality north of Shenzhen where the variant was earlier detected – said that transportation of inbound raw materials and outbound products of factories was […]