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December 21, 2018

BCN – FBA: Shipments Flat In November

Industry shipments of corrugated products decreased 0.2 percent, from  32.73 bsf in November of 2017 to 32.65 bsf in November of 2018, the Fibre Box Association (FBA) reported. Average week shipments also shrank by 0.2 percent over the same period. November shipments of corrugated products, however, increased 1.8 percent ytd or 0.9 percent.

Containerboard consumption also decreased in November, from 2.652 million tons in 2017 to 2.631 million tons in 2018, or 0.8 percent. Consumption is up 1.8 percent year-to-date over 2017.

Read additional coverage on Page 4 of the December 24 issue of Board Converting News.

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December 21, 2018

BCN – GPHC To Invest $350M In GA Mill

Atlanta Georgia based Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (GPHC) last week announced it is investing $350 million in the Augusta paper mill it acquired earlier this year from International Paper.

According to a report in The Augusta Chronicle, the capital infusion into the south Augusta plant will extend the life of the 60-year-old facility and enable it to maintain its 750-employee workforce.

Read additional coverage on Page 1 of the December 24 issue of Board Converting News.

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December 21, 2018

BCN – Greif, Inc. To Acquire Caraustar For $1.8B

Delaware, Ohio based Greif, Inc.,a leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced last week that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Austell, Georgia based Caraustar Industries, Inc., a recycled paperboard and packaging solutions company, from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, in a cash transaction valued at $1.8 billion. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of calendar year 2019, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory clearances.

Read additional coverage on Page 1 of the December 24 issue of Board Converting News.

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December 21, 2018

FMN — Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market To Hit $9.4 Billion

The Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market size is projected to grow from $5.3 billion in 2018 to reach $9.4 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 12.1 percent, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets.

See additional coverage on Page 12 in the December 24 issue of FMN.

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December 21, 2018

FMN — Flexible Packaging Market Expected To Reach $342B

The global flexible packaging market is expected to reach $342.85 billion by the end of the forecast period at Compound Annual Growth Rate of 5.92 percent, according to a new report from Market Research Future.

See additional coverage on Page 4 in the December 24 issue of FMN.

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December 21, 2018

FMN — Greif Acquires Caraustar Industries

Greif, Inc., Austell, Georgia, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Caraustar Industries, Inc., a recycled paperboard and packaging solutions company, from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, in a cash transaction valued at $1.8 billion. 

See additional coverage on Page 3 in the December 24 issue of FMN.

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December 21, 2018

RM – PSI Chapter Goes Big In Texas With Winter Event

The Paper Stock Industries (PSI) chapter, a national chapter of ISRI, is hosting a special one-day educational, networking, and social event January 24, 2019, at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown in Austin, Texas.

See additional coverage on Page 5 in the December 24 issue of RM.

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December 21, 2018

RM – Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 65 Years

On December 17, 1953, the national community improvement nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful (KAB) was founded when a group of corporate, civic and environmental leaders gathered to unite the public and private sectors to foster a national cleanliness ethic. 

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December 21, 2018

RM – Plastic Bottle Recycling Declines In 2017

Plastic bottle recycling declined slightly in 2017, slipping 3.6 percent to 2.8 billion pounds, according to figures released jointly by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC). 

See additional coverage on Page 1 Left in the December 24 issue of RM.

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