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‘Biggest growth area for liquid packaging is southeast Asia’

BillerudKorsnäs to build ‘world’s largest’ packaging board machine for $622m

By Jenny Eagle

BillerudKorsnäs, which manufactures confectionery, snacks and beverage packaging, is investing  SEK 5.7bn ($622.25m) in a KM7 (Karton Machine) to produce liquid board, cartonboard and liner at its factory in Gruvön, Sweden, to start operations in Q1,...

Quantrelle Packaging Solutions to double its facilities

Quantrelle Packaging Solutions to double its facilities

By Jenny Eagle

Quantrelle Packaging Solutions is doubling the size of its facilities from 46,000 sq ft to 65,000 sq ft in London, to increase capacity in its clam packing, shrink wrapping, sleeve wrapping and flow wrapping.

NewPage paper mill in Biron, Wisconsin

Paper mills in Wisconsin and Maine sold to Catalyst

Verso Paper wraps $1.4bn acquisition of NewPage, divests two mills

By Heidi Parsons

Verso Paper Corp., Memphis, Tennessee, has completed its $1.4bn acquisition of Miamisburg, Ohio-based NewPage Holdings, after reaching a settlement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ).


Stora Enso launches LennoKraft

By Jenny Eagle

Stora Enso has broadened its packaging paper products with LennoKraft, a white, one-side coated kraft paper.

Barilla pulps pasta into paper

Barilla pulps pasta into paper

By Fiona Barry

Barilla has partnered with a Venetian paper manufacturer to turn the Italian food giant’s pasta into stationery.

Billerud president and CEO Per Linberg

Billerud gets approval for UPM takeover

By Rory Harrington

Billerud’s proposed takeover of the paper packaging operations of Finnish company UPM-Kymmene for €130m has been given the green light by competition authorities.

Mineral oil migration of particular concern in dry food products

Paper and board packing pledge on mineral oil phase out

By Rory Harrington

Consumer health concern over exposure to mineral oils from paper and board packaging has triggered a voluntary commitment from European industry bodies to phase out their use over the next two years.

The paper tray is compostable and recyclable, says Nicholl

Paper trays to foil conventional pastry carriers?

By Lynda Searby

The ubiquitous aluminium foil pastry tray could be replaced by a more environmentally-friendly alternative in many industrial bakeries, following the launch of a new paper bakery tray by food industry container supplier Nicholl Food Packaging.

Give industry time to find mineral oil migration solutions - Pira

Special Edition: Dry Food Packaging

Give industry time to find mineral oil migration solutions - Pira

By Rory Harrington

Industry has time, and must be given the chance, to find solutions to safety concerns posed by the leaching of toxic mineral oils from recycled board and paper packaging into foods, said Pira International.


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