Corrugated Fiberboard

'Particularly in snack foods, that regular slotted carton box is not necessarily going away,' says DDR Communications president

Dispatches: Pack Expo 2014

Corrugated packaging not going away in snacks

By Kacey Culliney

Snack makers need to protect fragile product and meet increasing e-commerce and promotional demands – good reasons to increase the use of corrugate in secondary packaging, says a business strategy expert.

AF&PA welcomes USDA issue to comment

US paper-based packaging plans issued for comment

By Joe Whitworth

Public comments are being invited on a research proposal covering four types of paper and paper-based packaging aimed at maintaining and expanding the products’ markets.

Picture courtesy of Mondi's Syktvykar site

Mondi deal boosts European corrugated packaging

By Joe Whitworth

Mondi Group has agreed a cash deal with Duropack to acquire its German and Czech Republic operations for €125m to strengthen its corrugated and containerboard position in Europe.

RockTenn buys up Smurfit-Stone for $3.5bn

RockTenn buys up Smurfit-Stone for $3.5bn

By Guy Montague-Jones

RockTenn has acquired fellow containerboard and corrugated packaging supplier Smurfit-Stone in a $3.5bn deal, months after Smurfit-Stone emerged from bankruptcy.


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