Canadian Packaging

Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation

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    RockTenn to acquire Smurfit-Stone Containers Corp.

    January 24, 2011 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    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

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    Work stoppage continues at Smurfit-Stone Mill

    November 18, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    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.

  • Smurfit-Stone President & COO to resign

    November 1, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Company president and chief operating officer Steven J. Klinger announces resignation.

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    Smurfit-Stone Receives Final Court Approval For $750 Million DIP Facility

    March 11, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation recently announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware, has granted final approval of its $750 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) credit facility, which provides the company with access to the full amount of the facility. The court

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    Smurfit-Stone To Carry On Under Bankruptcy Protection

    March 9, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    A heavy debt load and slumping sales have prompted corrugated boxmaking powerhouse Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (SSCC) to file for bankruptcy protection in both the U.S. and Canada last month, with the Chicago-headquartered company—the largest corrugated producer in North America—hoping to

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    Smurfit-Stone Files for Reorganization in U.S. and Canada

    January 27, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, one of the industry’s leading integrated containerboard and corrugated packaging producers and is one of the world’s largest paper recyclers, recently announced that it and its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under

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