Consumables-Substrates - Paperboard
With the cannabis and CBD markets on the rise, Neenah Packaging has launched a line of hemp fiber papers that align with the brands serving that segment. The new hemp fiber papers provide for strong printing results, sustainability design attributes, and a luxurious appearance.
Sonoco has completed the acquisition of Corenso Holdings America, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of uncoated recycled paperboard and high-performance cores in the packaging industry, from a company owned by investment funds advised by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC and management.
Rayonier Advanced Materials has launched Kallima box, a new folding grade offering. The new three-ply folding boxboard grade is manufactured in North America and provides a foldable and printable solution for packaging, cartons, POP displays, and other applications.
The new Atelier paperboard from Sappi provides a distinct combination of visual and physical features, allowing packaging designers to develop a multi-sensory experience for consumers. The versatile paperboard can be finished using a wide variety of technologies and can be printed with offset, flexographic and screen platforms.
Newcomers to the paperboard packaging industry learned about the process of carton converting during the PPC Folding Carton Boot Camp.
To expand its business with pharmaceutical and luxury products customers, Utah Paperbox Company installed a Heidelberg Diana 55 Eye inspection system, becoming the first North American install of the device.
Paper and paperboard may be long-established packaging materials, but brands in luxury and premium markets still rely on its appeal to discerning consumers.
As part of the Paper & Packaging Board's campaign "Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds," two new animated characters have been revealed. The characters will be featured in print and television advertisements, as well as digital advertisements on various platforms.
As part of Heidelberg's recent Packaging Day's event, Netherlands-based Acket drukkerij kartonnage and Belgium-based Smart Packaging Solutions demonstrated how they are utilizing the latest in Heidelberg's offset printing portfolio to create a variety of packaging.
In operation for more than 200 years, the PaperWorks Philadelphia Mill is closing on April 14th. The closure will impact 147 workers.