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Catalyst Introduces New Line of Lightweight Flexible Packaging Papers, LEAP

(Canada, Feb. 15, 2017) Catalyst Paper announced a new line of packaging papers, branded LEAP. These coated and uncoated lightweight flexible packaging papers for food packaging will be produced at the company’s Biron mill in Wisconsin as of February 2017.
Catalyst’s LEAP packaging papers are designed for food applications such as flat or pinch bottom bags, sugar packets, poly and adhesive laminated products, and ice cream treats. Available in 15 to 50 pound basis weights (lbs per 3,000 ft2), LEAP is FDA compliant, exhibits excellent print fidelity and has great runnability through converting processes.
LEAP is sustainably produced and available with certified chain-of-custody under FSC, SFI, and PEFC standards. Catalyst is also a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.
The LEAP platform enables customized solutions to meet customers’ specific application requirements.
Catalyst Paper manufactures diverse printing papers such as coated freesheet, C1S, coated and uncoated groundwood, newsprint, directory, as well as market pulp. With five mills across North America, Catalyst has annual production capacity of 2.3 million tonnes. To learn more, please visit: www.catalystpaper.com (Source: Catalyst Paper)

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(Washington DC, USA, Sept. 23, 2016) Two Sides North America, Inc. confirmed that over

ojipaper
Link: Japanese papermakers shedding excess capacity

(Tokyo, September 23, 2016) Japan’s paper manufacturers have started to rationalize their production facilities

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Link: Strong Domestic Demand in U.S. for Old Corrugated Containers Pushing Prices

(USA, September 23, 2016) Domestic demand in the U.S. for old corrugated containers (OCC)

paperboard
Total U.S. Boxboard Production Fell 2.9 Percent in August

(Washington DC, USA, Sept. 22, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

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Glatfelter’s Pixelle High-Speed Inkjet Papers Now Qualified for Ricoh Pro VC60000 Inkjet Printer

(USA, Sept. 20, 2016) Glatfelter announces its Pixelle® line of high-speed inkjet papers is

hutamaki
Huhtamaki invests in its manufacturing unit in Guangzhou

(Helsinki, Sept. 19, 2016) Huhtamaki supports the profitable growth of its foodservice business in

andritz_logo
Andritz receives follow-up order from Naberezhnye Chelny paper mill, a leading packaging producer in Russia

(Graz, Austria, Sept. 20, 2016) Andritz has received an order from ZAOR “Narodnoye Predpriyatie

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Sonoco ThermoSafe acquires Laminar Medica Group

(USA / UK, Sept. 21, 2016) Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and a

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Ranpak to reduce the costs-in-the-box with its new Greenline paper line

(Singapore, Sept. 14, 2016) The void filling market is constantly looking for reducing the

linerboard
Linerboard Weights Continue to Drop Sept. 16, 2016

(Alexandria, USA, Sept. 16, 2017) Right weighting of corrugated is happening every day. Some

packagingOnly
Packaging is the villain again (sigh)

(Brampton, ON., Canada, 18 September 2016) John Mullinder, Executive Director, PPEC - posts on

lahti
Stora Enso Plans Consolidation of Corrugated Packaging Production in Finland

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 15, 2016) Stora Enso announced plans to consolidate manufacturing of corrugated

URB
Sonoco Announces Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

(USA, Sept. 15, 2016) Sonoco today announced that it will raise the price for

camis
Dunapack Packaging to acquire the corrugated business of Camis Ambalaj Sanayi in Turkey

(Germany, Sept. 14, 2016) The Dunapack Packaging Division, through Mosburger GmbH, announced on Sept.

naturally-fresh
Fresh for up to 3 days longer; scientific work shows how corrugated packaging for fruit and vegetables stops bacteria

(USA, Sept. 14, 2016) New scientific work explains why corrugated packaging outperforms returnable plastic

ecommerce
Caraustar Introduces New On-Demand Packaging Ecommerce Site, Rapid-Pack

(USA, Sept. 13, 2016) Caraustar Consumer Packaging Group has introduced Rapid-Pack.com, a new ecommerce

creping
Researchers plumb the secrets of tissue paper

(Montreal, Canada, September 2016) Canada’s tissue manufacturers are now much closer to producing the

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KapStone Paper and Packaging to Invest $25 Million in Converting Assets

(Northbrook, Illinois, USA, Sept. 08, 2016) KapStone Paper and Packaging yesterday announced it is

valmet_optiflo
Valmet to supply key technologies for Cheng Loong’s new board machine

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 12, 2016) Valmet will supply Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company

heinzel
Andritz to convert SC paper machine to produce lightweight containerboard for Heinzel Group in Laakirchen, Austria

(Graz, Austria, September13, 2016) International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Heinzel

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Romania’s Vrancart eyes €14.7M investment

(Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 09, 2016) Romania’s cardboard maker Vrancart Adjud is aiming to acquire

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Caraustar Industries Acquires Los Angeles Paper Box

(USA, Sept. 6, 2016) Caraustar Consumer Packaging announced that it has acquired Los Angeles

dssmith
DS Smith Completes Acquisition of Deku-Pack in Denmark; obtains €3.2M financing to develop Hungarian operations

(London, Sept. 5, 2016) DS Smith said that it has completed the acquisition of

looksbeter
Multimedia: Learn why corrugated looks better and is safer

(USA, Sept. 2016) The benefits of corrugated packaging. Go To: http://bit.ly/27sFc79 And know why corrugated

paper_media
Link: The Relative Advantages of Paper and Digital Media in Education

(USA, Sept. 2016) In the past decade, classrooms have begun to shift away from

andritz)FiberGuard
Andritz to deliver recycled paper plant and PM approach to Pro-Gest

(Graz, Austria, August 30, 2016) The paper machine is targeted to produce 550,000 tons

ugrinpack
Hungary’s UgrinPack to expand, modernize plant

(Budapest, August 29, 2016) Hungary-based cardboard packaging maker Dunapack Kft has secured an investment

biobased
Rottneros leads European project for bio-based packaging

(Sweden, Sept. 01, 2016) Rottneros Packaging AB and Rottneros Bruk AB are participating in

lpoard
Weyerhaeuser completes sale of liquid packaging board business

(USA, Sept. 01, 2016) Weyerhaeuser has 280,000 tons of liquid packaging board capacity at

cartonboard_production
Greycon (UK) revolutionises cartonboard production

(London, UK, August 30, 2016) In January 2016, Greycon implemented their world renowned system

valmet_PM
VPK Paper starts up PM6 in Belgium after rebuild

(Helsinki, August 30, 2016) Valmet announced that it successfully completed a comprehensive rebuild of

domtar_8
The Role of Print and Paper in Advertising: A Multi-Industry Perspective

(Montreal, Canada, August 05, 2016) Even though it’s up to each company to choose

boxboard
Total U.S. Boxboard Production Down 2.5% in July

(Washington DC, August 18, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released its

mosturizer_valmet
Valmet to supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda Paper; will enable improved board quality

(Helsinki, Finland, August 11, 2016) Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda

paper_terminology
Correct Paper Terminology Prevents Printing Errors

(Montreal, Canada, 08 August 2016) The mistaken use of a word in place of

paper_over_digital
For the record – Majority of consumers value paper over digital-only communications

(Montreal, Canada, July 29, 2016) A new survey, commissioned by the Two Sides organization,

handwriting
Paper advantage: how handwriting makes you smarter

(Montreal, Canada, August 03, 2016) At your next meeting, will you be scribbling in

pixel
Pixels or Print? How to Make the Right Choice

(Montreal, Canada, August 01, 2016) We all know that reducing the amount of paper

main_7
Voith breakthrough with startup of Sun Paper’s new testliner project

(Heidenheim, Germany, July 28, 2016) Sun Paper, one of the leading paper makers in

A Film Press (courtesy Czech Papcel)
Czech Papcel inks deal with China’s KingDecor

(Litovel, Czech Republic, August 02, 2016) Czech paper machine maker Papcel a.s. has signed

Green Bay Packaging’s Retail Ready PDQ
Report: Retail Ready Packaging Offers Advantages over Traditional Packaging

(Cleveland, USA, July 20, 2016) Demand for retail ready packaging is forecast to increase

Valmet OptiConcept M containerboard machine
Kotkamills starts up new consumer board machine, BM2, in Finland; capacity 400,000 t/yr of Nordic folding boxboard and recyclable barrier board

(Helsinki, July 22, 2016) Kotkamills’ new consumer board machine, BM2, has started production in

gp_logo
Graphic Packaging Second Quarter 2016 Net Sales Up on Acquisitions

(USA, July 26, 2016) Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), a leading provider of packaging

(Image: courtesy DS Smith)
UK-based packaging major DS Smith acquires Creo Retail Marketing

(London, June 23, 2016) DS Smith on June 23 acquired Creo Retail Marketing Ltd

weyer_sample
M&As: Weyerhaeuser to Sell Liquid Packaging Board Business to Nippon Paper Industries for $285 Million

(USA, June 16, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company [June 16] announced an agreement to sell its

beihai
Capacities: Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill in China

(Helsinki / Shanghai, June 15, 2016) Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill

suzhou_sample
Capacities: Stora Enso to close and divest Suzhou paper mill

(Helsinki, June 15, 2016) Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest the key

trends
10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

trends
10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

pulp
U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Down in December 2015

(Washington DC, USA, January 27, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

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