Carton & Box Reporter

  • American Forest & Paper Assn., Washington, DC, reports total kraft paper shipments in March 2011 were 140,100 tons, an increase of 2.1% compared to March 2010 and up 12.9% compared to February 2011. Total boxboard production in March 2011 increased by 2.2% compared to March 2010 and increased 11.1% from February 2011. Containerboard production for March 2011 rose compared to February 2011, with month-over-month average daily production up 0.8%

  • Finn Industries, Ontario, CA, joins the Paperboad Packaging Council (PPC), Springfield, MA, as a principal member. PPC also reports its royalty-free Paperboard Packaging Recyclable logo is a registered trademark.

  • Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY, installs its second eight-color Speedmaster XL 105 UV press from Heidelberg, Kennesaw, GA. The press has a special double coating configuration with initial flexo dispersion coater, four modular deliveries, and full interdeck UV capability.

  • Hammer Packaging, Rochester, NY, installs its first Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 102 press, choosing an eight-color model with CutStar roll sheeter, Prinect Press Center with Intellistart operator guidance system, integrated Wallscreen, and Axis Control color measurement and control system. An integrated UV system from Germany-based IST utilizes the new Electronic Lamp Control that enables the system to operate at very low energy consumption and take up 50% less floor space.

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