Leena Lie, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications, and a member of Huhtamaki Global Executive Team has decided to leave Huhtamaki to pursue other career opportunities.
Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG has appointed Peter Oswald as new Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of the company with a contract for a period of five years. Peter Oswald will become member of the Management Board as of April 1, 2020.
Malin Bendz, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, will leave her position at Stora Enso as of 15 January 2020. After 20 years in the company, she will now pursue new career opportunities outside Stora Enso.
Bunzl plc has acquired a further business in the US. Joshen Paper & Packaging, which is based in Cleveland, Ohio and operates from a number of locations across 11 states in the US, is engaged in the distribution of packaging and other goods not for resale to customers operating principally in the grocery sector.
Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of the assets and operations of Mohan Mutha Polytech Private Limited (MMPPL), a privately-owned flexible packaging manufacturer located in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Walki Group has entered into a license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies, for the use of Earth Coating™ in a number of next generation environmental packaging applications. With this technology Walki takes a big step towards a zero-waste future. Walki’s goal is to reach 100% by the year 2030.
Mondi plc has agreed with Peter Oswald, Group CEO, that he will step down as CEO and from the Board of Mondi plc, and will leave the Group, on 31 March 2020.
Clearwater Paper Corporation announces the ratification of its labor contracts with the United Steelworkers and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers at its Lewiston, Idaho facility.
Kari Salminen has been appointed Deputy CEO of Walki Group in addition to his role as Executive Vice President of the newly formed Business Area Engineered Materials.
Sappi North America, Inc. announced that its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine is certified to the ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management System (FSMS) standard. Sappi is considered a Tier 3 supplier in the food supply chain and this new certification applies to all products produced at the mill.
Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) is testing a module that can use wind power peaks to generate steam for paper production. When the climate protection module provides steam for the paper machines, this in turn saves natural gas and avoids CO2 emissions in PKV's own power plant.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has completed the sale of its glass fiber reinforcement business in Mikkeli, Finland, to Vitrulan Composites Oy, a fully owned subsidiary of Vitrulan Group and part of the family-owned industrial holding ADCURAM Group.
CCL Industries Inc. has signed a binding agreement to acquire Polish BOPP film producer Flexpol Sp. Z.o.o. for an estimated $22 million on a debt/cash free basis. Closing is expected during the 1Q 2020 following regulatory approvals; the new business will then trade as Innovia Poland.
The Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) will further develop its mill into a production capacity of one million tons of corrugated board papers and board in the coming years. At the same time, PKV continues to invest out of conviction and emphatically in the conservation of natural resources.
Feldmuehle GmbH has successfully completed the self-administration insolvency proceedings that began at the end of 2018. After the unanimous approval of all creditors on December 16, 2019 to the insolvency plan submitted by the management, the competent court in Pinneberg suspended the insolvency proceedings on January...
Tequaly Técnica Industrial Ltda signed an order for a gas incinerator, instrumentation and services to be installed in Klabin Monte Alegre mill in Brazil. The unit was installed during October, 2019. Final tuning and start up is planned for January 2020.
Sonoco has completed the acquisition of Thermoform Engineered Quality, LLC, and Plastique Holdings, LTD, a global manufacturer of thermoformed packaging serving healthcare, medical device and consumer markets, from ESCO Technologies, Inc. for $187 million in cash.
Oji Holdings Corporation announces that Oji HD and ISHIZUKA GLASS Co., Ltd. have concluded a basic joint venture agreement on paper container-related business.
As of January 1, 2020, Huhtamaki appoints two new members to the Global Executive Team. Marina Madanat is appointed Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. Antti Valtokari is appointed Executive Vice President, IT and Process Performance.
The open-ended registration-exempt bond program was registered on December 25, 2019 by Moscow Stock Exchange.