Smurfit ‘insulated’ from hard Brexit but still wants to see deal

Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa has said its UK businesses, including a Co Armagh factory for corrugated packaging, is largely insulated from the impact of a no-deal Brexit. But the firm is keen to see a deal between the UK and the EU, according to chief financial officer Ken Bowles. Full Story Source: Container Board

Insider Selling: International Paper Co (IP) Insider Sells $2,100,150.00 in Stock

International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) insider Timothy S. Nicholls sold 45,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.67, for a total value of $2,100,150.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can […]

Gov. Parson Targets Adult Workforce Development with Fast Track Program (SMC Packaging / Video)

One of Mike Parson’s top priorities since becoming Missouri’s Governor is workforce development and his latest program called Fast Track was the subject of a roundtable discussion Friday in Springfield. The Governor held his roundtable discussion at SMC Packaging, one of the largest suppliers of corrugated packaging in the midwest located on Division Street. Full […]

Richmond-Based Startup Temperpack Inks Deal with Albertsons to Use Recyclable Packaging

The Richmond-based startup company TemperPack has inked a deal with one of the nation’s largest food and drug retailers to use its recyclable packaging. TemperPack, a maker of sustainable packaging for perishable goods, plans to announce Tuesday that Albertsons Cos. Inc. will start using TemperPack’s ClimaCell brand of packaging to ship pharmaceuticals. […] Source: Container […]

Amcor Receives EC Approval for $6.8bn Merger with Bemis

Australian packaging company Amcor has received approval from the European Commission for the proposed $6.8bn merger with US-based flexible packaging major Bemis in an all-stock combination. Amcor signed the deal in August following approval from the boards of directors of both companies to acquire Bemis. Full Story Source: Container Board