News for November 2018

DHL Turns to Robots to Equip U.S. Warehouses for E-Commerce

Worldwide delivery service DHL is deploying artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and product-picking robots at its warehouses in North America to help handle the surge in e-commerce demand. The U.S. unit of Deutsche Post AG will spend $300 million on its plan to equip 350 of its 430 facilities with new technology that includes autonomous trolleys […]

PaperWorks Receives Four Paperboard Packaging Competition Awards

PaperWorks Industries (paperworksindustries.com), an integrated North American full-service provider of recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications, has won four prestigious 2018 Paperboard Packaging Council Competition carton awards. The company was awarded the Gold Award in the general category for its KFC Canada triple Grab N’ Go carrier. The same carton was given […]

Fiber companies talk OCC pricing and export shifts

Recovered paper end users commented on some of the key trends in the recycled paper industry during their recent quarterly earnings calls. The following are some major recycling takeaways from the earnings calls of Cascades, International Paper, Packaging Corporation of America, Sonoco and WestRock. Transcripts of each call were provided by Seeking Alpha. Full Story […]

CBS invests in taping machinery with focus on e-commerce

CBS Packaging Group has invested in new taping machinery to boost its e-commerce packaging business. Installed at both West Bromwich and Essex plants, the investment allows the corrugated packaging manufacturer to further increase production and product creation for the expanding e-commerce market. Full Story Source: Container Board

LDI’s Omaha Box Company to build a new manufacturing plant in Nebraska

Liberty Diversified International (LDI) has begun construction on a new $45 million facility for its Omaha Box Company subsidiary, a designer and manufacturer of custom corrugated cartons and displays, as PaperAge reported. The move strengthens LDI’s ability and capacity to serve packaging customers in its northern region. Full Story Source: Container Board