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Packaging Investors Just Saw $3 Billion Wiped Out in One Hour

Packaging investors just can’t catch a break. Containerboard data for March caught the street by surprise and wiped off more than $3 billion in industry market-cap within an hour of the market open. Through Monday, the S&P 500 Containers & Packaging Industry Index (S5CONP) had bounced back from its Dec. 26 low and was […] […]

Benchmarking Digital Printing for North American Corrugated Packaging and Displays: Understanding Where and How Value Is Being Created

Globally recognized researchers and industry advisors Karstedt Partners is proud to announce a groundbreaking study, Benchmarking Digital Printing for North American Corrugated Packaging and Displays designed to provide near real-time data and guidance to converters, technology developers and suppliers to assist in future/current strategy development. Full Story […] Source: Container Board

Unilever Packaging to Contain 50% Recycled Material by Year End

Unilever announced last week it expects to reach 50% recycled content in its packaging by the end of this year. The company did not specify how much of its packaging currently contains recycled content. Unilever North America President Amanda Sourry said the company is “significantly accelerating our plastic packaging commitments in North America […] Source: […]

Brazil’s Paper Producer Klabin to Spend $2.3 Billion in Expansion –Filing

Brazilian paper producer Klabin SA said on Tuesday that its board approved a 9.1 billion-real ($2.3 billion) Containerboard expansion project.  Klabin expects to build the Puma II project in the southern state of Parana between this year and 2023. Klabin will build two new paper machines, with production of integrated pulp, in the same […] […]

Unicorr Achieves Certification as an Amazon APASS Provider

Unicorr Packaging Group, one of the largest converters of corrugated products and protective packaging in the Northeast, is now a certified APASS provider, the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network. The APASS network was created by Amazon to help their vendors find packaging suppliers.  As an APASS provider, Unicorr is qualified to design, test, […] […]