News for December 2018

A push for paper packaging

Julie Corbett didn’t start her career as a “packaging person.” Most of her career was spent in the investment industry. However, after helping her kids with a waste reduction project for their school, she became interested in packaging and recycling. “We had to weigh our trash at the end of the week and the classroom […]

Fox Cities people of the year: A paper mill was on the brink of death. Then this happened

Doug Osterberg was one of the key advocates — he’ll tell you there were many — who kept hope alive for Appleton Coated, a paper mill that faced bleak prospects a little more than a year ago. Full Story Source: Container Board

Greater Green Bay’s 2018 People of the Year (Will Kress / GBP)

Since 2007, the Green Bay Press-Gazette has honored a Person of the Year — someone who had a positive impact on the community, often operating behind the scenes and with little or no fanfare. This year, we’ve expanded our list from one person to a group of people. We solicited nomination […] Source: Container Board

Nine Dragons to receive $12 million in tax credits to restart Old Town mill

The Finance Authority of Maine has approved $12 million in tax credits under the Maine New Markets Capital Investment Program for a Chinese paper company to restart pulp manufacturing operations in the closed Old Town mill. Nine Dragons Paper Ltd. plans to restart pulp-making operations, which are expected to create or retain roughly 130 direct […]

5 things you don’t know about Amazon packaging

As Amazon celebrates the 10th holiday season of Frustration-Free Packaging, we’re sharing five things you probably don’t know about how we invent, build, test, and certify packaging for customers and manufacturers. Learn how we invent and test new packaging to eliminate waste, ensure products arrive safely, and end “wrap rage” for our customers. Full Story […]