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.

Mondi's world expands

Mondi's world expands

Packaging giant Anglo American is set to merge its corrugated
packaging business, Mondi Packaging, with German firm Bauernfeind's
corrugated paper and packaging business. The Bauernfeind Trust will
receive approximately 5.3 million...

Greif rebranding

Greif rebranding

Greif, a global leader in industrial packaging, is implementing the
Greif name around the world and launching a new company identity to
reflect its diversity in industrial and related packaging.