Is your packaging e-commerce ready?

The old “pathway” of getting product from processors/manufacturers included a distribution channel that would deliver to the grocery/drug store or other retail outlet. The traditional secondary or tertiary package was the corrugated case or tray pack. Now, the continued evolution of ecommerce is dramatically impacting how products are delivered. This means that packagers need to […]

Packsize launches hot melt adhesive to reduce packaging costs

Packaging solutions provider Packsize has introduced a hot melt adhesive, which the company claims will takes stickiness out of custom box-making. Packsize Hot Melt Adhesive is based on industry-leading metallocene copolymer technology. Its non-charring formula enhances system performance and lowers production costs. Full Story Source: Container Board

AICC Canada – Upcoming Meetings

Book the Date! Registration is Open   General Member Meeting – Wed May 2, 2018 – 8:30 am Networking Breakfast sponsored by AICC Canada 9:00 am Speakers NAFTA UPDATE – Mathew Wilson, VP Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters who sits on the NAFTA committee. Ken Brooks, Partner, and Senior Vice President in EY’s Corporate Finance. […] […]

Still no end in sight to investment flurry in corrugated case material

High demand for corrugated packaging continues to stoke interest in investments for machines to produce corrugated case material. Judging by the sustained growth of corrugated board most experts expect that the market will absorb new capacities relatively smoothly, at least in the current year. Most additions relate to lightweight paper. Full Story Source: Container Board

German corrugated board market remains strong with high demand for corrugated base papers

The corrugated board market is reportedly still vigorous and paper demand is accordingly high. Nevertheless, the market for recycled corrugated case material was no longer as overheated as it had been in the previous months. Converters report things have improved slightly, which they attribute to declining paper exports. Full Story Source: Container Board