KapStone is the fifth-largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging materials and largest kraft paper producer in the U.S.
White paper prepared by PPEC (Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council) describing how recycled content is defined and measured, how it differs between packaging types, and its relationship to virgin material – all in its Understanding Recycled Content report.
The $343-million deal will strengthen RockTenn’s containerboard, specialty kraft paper and pulp position.
PPEC offers document on how to understand recycled content in paper packaging.
CCCA Announces Board of Directors and Executive Committee
PPEC says recycled content in Canadian mills continues to increase.
RockTenn Co. (Norcross, GA), a manufacturer of paperboard, containerboard and consumer and corrugated packaging, is acquiring Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL), in a deal valued at US$3.5 billion. The acquisition—approved by the boards of directors of both companies—will create a…
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation has announced that the UNIK Local 34 union (UNIK) at the company’s La Tuque, Que., mill rejected a contract offer tendered on November 10, 2010. The offer was rejected by approximately 53 per cent of the voting union members.
Company president and chief operating officer Steven J. Klinger announces resignation.