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Genechten Packaging Elects Demoulin New CEO (2/24/2017)

Van Genechten Packaging International (VGPI), Luxembourg, has elected Arnauld Demoulin as its new CEO, effective June 6. With years of international experience in personal care and FMCG, and an energetic drive, VGP is all set for further growth.

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Global Synthetic Paper Market to Reach $595.3 Million by 2025 (2/08/2017)

Research and Markets, Dublin, Ireland, has added the Global Synthetic Paper Market Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025 report to its offering. The Global Synthetic Paper Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 7.8% during the next decade to reach approximately $595.3 million by 2025.

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Paper and Packaging Board Announces New Board Members for 2017 (12/07/2016)

Steve Voorhees of WestRock, Christian Fischer of Georgia-Pacific, and Jennifer Miller of Sappi North America are named officers.

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Caraustar Hikes Prices on All Tubes, Cores, Protective Packaging Products (1/19/2017)

Caraustar Industries Inc., Austell, Ga., USA, this week announced that prices on its paper tube, core, and protective packaging product lines will increase by at least 8%, effective with shipments on or after Feb. 17, 2017. The increase, according to Caraustar, is required to recover escalating costs, including paperboard and other raw materials.

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Valmet Appoints Tecnilab Portugal Distributer for Water/Wastewater Automation (2/17/2017)

Valmet, Finland, has announced the appointment of Tecnilab as its partner in Portugal. Tecnilab is now an official distributor for Valmet's water and wastewater solutions and services in Portugal.

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WestRock Wins 2016 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Safety (12/01/2016)

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington, D.C., USA, recognized WestRock Co.,Norcross, Ga., with the 2016 AF&PA Leadership in Sustainability Award for Safety for their Safety First, Safety Always video project. The award was presented at AF&PA’s recent annual meeting in Cary, N.C.

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Graphic Packaging International Appoints Yost SVP/President, Americas (1/09/2017)

Graphic Packaging International (GPI), Atlanta, Ga., USA, has announced the appointment of Joseph P. Yost as SVP and president, Americas. Yost will have responsibility for the food and beverage commercial and converting organization within the Americas. His career with Graphic Packaging spans more than 27 years and includes roles such as: SVP, global beverage and Europe; chief integration officer and European CFO; and SVP, global supply chain. 

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Bosh Introduces Integrated Topload Cartoner (2/24/2017)

Increasing the convenience it offers to customers, Bosch Packaging Technology, Germany, in partnership with recently acquired  Kliklok-Woodman Corp., Decatur, Ga., USA, is  introducing the Kliklok ITC This integrated topload carton forming, loading, and closing solution complements Bosch's current packaging portfolio, and enables it to offer its food customers complete system solutions for primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging. The new development boasts one of the highest speeds available for a solution with such a small footprint, and has a large carton size range. This allows manufacturers to save production space and increase product output without compromising quality.

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Global Sawlog Prices Continue Downward Trend (1/03/2016)

Global sawlog prices fell in the 3Q/16 after a temporary increase in the 2Q/16 following an almost two-year-long downward trend. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) has fallen by 14.3% in two years and is currently almost 12% below the 10-year average and 21% down from the all-time high in the second quarter of 2011, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ), Seattle, Wash., USA.

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Explosion Rocks IP’s Cantonment, Fla., Mill (1/23/2017)

This past Sunday (Jan. 22, 2017) the International Paper lightweight containerboard and specialty fluff pulp mill in Cantonment, Fla., USA, was rocked by a pulp mill explosion that sprayed chemical pulping contents across nearby roads and property areas. All employees were accounted for with no fatalities or injuries. However, the mill experienced significant structural damage to its largest pulp digester as well as the power house.

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Fujian Nanfang Textile Chooses A.Celli Nonwovens Technology (2/27/2017)

A.Celli Nonwovens, Italy, reports that it has recently received an order from Fujian Nanfang Textile Co., a Chinese company specialized in the production and sales of carded nonwoven products, for the supply of a latest-generation winding line for Spunlace products. The supply, that in addition to the Combi system (integrated winder, stock stations and rewinder) also includes a completely automatic packaging system, is earmarked for Fujian Nanfang Textile’s new facility in the city of Nanping, in the Province of Fujian, China.

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Tembec Appoints Gignac New Director (2/10/2017)

Tembec, Montreal, Que., Canada, has announced the appointment of Pierre Gignac to the Tembec Board of Directors. Gignac joins Tembec's Board with broad international experience and expertise in enterprise risk management, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and finance. He served as the SVP of enterprise risk management and chief risk officer at Export Development Canada (EDC), as acting president and acting CEO of EDC from June 3, 2013, to February 2014, and in a variety of senior roles at EDC from the time he first joined in 1999. EDC, a Crown corporation, is Canada's export credit agency, providing financing and insurance solutions locally and around the world to help Canadian companies of any size respond to international business opportunities.

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Crown Holdings Announces Senior Management Changes (2/07/2017)

Crown Holdings Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., USA, announced that Gerard H. Gifford has been appointed EVP and COO, effective April 1, 2017. In this new role, Gifford will continue to report to Timothy J. Donahue, president and CEO, and will be responsible for the Americas and European Divisions. He will also assume responsibility for CMB Engineering, which is the company's can manufacturing equipment business, and corporate project management and engineering.

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Proposed Paper Bag Fee to Cost Consumers Millions (12/13/2016)

The plastic bag ban recently outlined by Boston City Councilor Matt O’Malley contains a fee on paper bags that will cost several millions of dollars to Boston consumers, further strapping working families already struggling to get by in one of America’s most expensive cities, according to the American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington, D.C., USA.

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Stora Enso Reconsiders Plans to Build Chemical Pulp Mill in Beihai, China (1/24/2017)

Stora Enso, Helsinki, Finland, has initiated a process with the Government of Guangxi, China, with the goal of removing the authorization for a hardwood chemical pulp mill from its investment permit. Stora Enso had previously announced that it was considering building a chemical pulp mill at its Beihai Mill site, once the mill’s new consumer board machine is up and running. The final decision is still subject to the decision of Stora Enso’s Board of Directors.

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Voith Brings Transformation of Group to Successful Conclusion (12/19/2016)

In the 2015/16 fiscal year, the Voith Group, Heidenheim, Germany, reported that it successfully completed the transformation of the Group, which has taken several years. In 2017, Voith moves into its 150th anniversary year “with renewed strength” and at the same time anticipated to be the starting point of a new period of growth for the Group.

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