News for March 2018

International Paper’s Pursuit of Smurfit Kappa May Turn Hostile

International Paper Co. isn’t likely to back down in its play for Irish packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa Group Plc and could go hostile, according to two analysts tracking the industry. Smurfit on Monday rejected International Paper’s revised, unsolicited cash-and-stock offer of 37.54 euros per share as inadequate. Full Story […] Source: Container Board

Smurfit Kappa bid could go hostile, investors told

US packaging giant International Paper has told major shareholders in Smurfit Kappa that it hopes to secure a friendly takeover of the Dublin-based group, but warned there were no obstacles to a hostile approach. In a series of meetings with Smurfit Kappa investors in London and Paris this week, the Memphis-based company told them it […]

At FESPA, Esko Leads the Way in Automation for Sign, Display & Digital Corrugated Markets

The analog-to-digital transformation is sweeping through the sign, display and corrugated markets as sign providers and corrugated converters look beyond their production equipment to find an automated end-to-end workflow that ensures faster time to market, fewer errors and improved profitability. Full Story Source: Container Board

Contrasting Smurfit Kappa Group (SMFKY) and The Competition

Smurfit Kappa Group (OTCMKTS: SMFKY) is one of 22 publicly-traded companies in the “PAPER” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Smurfit Kappa Group to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends. Full Story Source: Container Board

Rondo Invests in Durst Corrugated Single-Pass Technology

Durst announced the first installation of the Durst Delta SPC 130 printing system in Austria at Rondo Ganahl AG. The leading corrugated board manufacturer will produce packaging and displays with offset and flexo technologies at six locations and will set up its digital center at the St. Ruprecht/Raab branch. Full Story Source: Container Board