North America

Steam Generators: Small and Fast Fits the Bill

One packaging company saw big gains with a small steam boiler. If you traveled to Modesto, CA, in 1973 you would find a small upstart packaging company called Pacific Southwest Container, LLC. Traveling forward to the present, you would see the same company continuing to thrive in not only Modesto, where it has a second facility, but also in Visalia ...

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The Paper360° TOP 100

There was some movement on the table in 2017, with more changes on the way as some recent M&As near completion. MARK RUSHTON, GRAEME RODDEN A new company made its debut in 2017, and enters this year’s Top 100 near the top of the list, no less. There is a catch though. Essity, although a new entity, was created when ...

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Thinking Outside the (Metal) Box

New HDPE cooling towers help a Southern containerboard mill protect its operations.   ED SULLIVAN HVAC systems play a crucial role in many industrial cooling applications. These systems—composed of cooling towers, chillers, and air handlers—are used to cool areas where high heat loads can shut down critical processes. High heat loads could stem from machinery that generates extensive heat, or ...

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Paper360 – July/August 2018

Paper 360 July/August 2018   The July/August issue of Paper360 is now available! Viewing this email on your phone? Our mobile optimized reading view has you covered with scrolling views that automatically adjust for your reading pleasure. Click here to start reading this issue now! Check out some of this issue’s highlight features: RISI’s 2018 Top 50 POWER LIST Machine Learning and Improved Performance Innovation Continues ...

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Paper360 – May/June 2018

We are excited to share Paper360 in a new and improved format!   The May/June issue of Paper360 is now available on a fully interactive platform optimized for mobile reading. That means whether you are at your desk or on the go, your magazine is easy to access and even more comfortable to read. The new reading view makes reading easy with scrolling articles that automatically ...

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Pratt Industries to Build New Recycled Containerboard Mill in Ohio

Pratt Industries, Atlanta, Ga., USA, a major U.S. recycling, paper, and corrugated packaging company and an affiliate of the family owned Australian firm Visy Industries, has plans to expand its U.S. operations, according to a news report by EUWID Pulp & Paper, Germany. 

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An Ode to Small

trendspotting | MANAGEMENT An Ode to Small  A bold management decision in 2013 has revitalized Turners Falls Paper.  GRAEME RODDEN   Find a niche, be the best at what you do, serve your customers like no others, be quick to respond to evolving markets. How does a small papermaker survive, and thrive, in this era of declining demand—especially when one’ ...

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