Appeals court: Containerboard buyers didn’t prove makers Georgia Pacific, Westrock fixed prices

A Chicago federal appeals panel has upheld a lower court ruling that boarded up a class action antitrust suit against two containerboard companies, which alleged they conspired to fix prices. Judges again found the companies were not colluding, but rather making parallel moves in reaction to the market. Full Story Source: Container Board

Analysis | DS Smith rides Black Friday e-comm wave

Christmas is around the corner, and soon the UK will be in the grip of panic buying to get those last minute presents. Of course, consumers are making more purchases online and the busy period isn’t just down to a few shoppers leaving it late. It’s more of a ‘Christmas Arc’ that traditionally began in […]

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On December 7, 2018, WestRock Company (the “Company”) entered into definitive documentation to establish an unsecured commercial paper program (the “CP Program”) to which WRKCo Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (“WRKCo Inc.”), may issue short-term, unsecured commercial paper notes (the “CP Notes”) to the exemption from registration contained in […]

Going Green with Cardboard Pallets

Environmental concerns and a drive for lower cost logistics have seen increased demand for airfreight pallets made of recyclable corrugated cardboard. Lufthansa Cargo’s ULD management company, Jettainer, has entered into a sales partnership with German start-up trilatec for its squAIR-timber paper-based product. Full Story Source: Container Board

AICC Announces 2019 Spring Meeting Registration Open for Business

Registration Opens December 14 Special Holiday Savings if you register by Friday, January 11, 2019   AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, will open registration Friday, December 14, for the 2019 Spring Meeting, to be held April 1-3, at the Trump National Doral Resort in Miami, Fl.   The meeting will feature a three-day series of […]