Packaging

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Over 215 million tonnes of containerboard and boxboard are produced every year worldwide. Booming e-commerce trends, sustainability interest, and box innovation will drive the market’s future. The paper packaging market is responding rapidly with increased output, machine conversions and innovative packaging solutions for retailers, CPGs and pharmaceuticals.

Box buyers now know even outer packaging reflects brand, whether it communicates luxury, eco-friendliness or otherwise – making packaging investments a crucial step in a business plan.

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In this special report, “How paper packaging buyers are managing procurement risk”, we will look at how big multi-national FMCG companies across Europe and North America are being affected by and responding to this complex set of procurement risks.
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Unbleached kraft bag and sack paper prices stay unchanged this month
Fastmarkets RISI invited feedback from the industry on the pricing methodology for European paper and board via an open consultation process between August 11 and September 9, 2022.
The change in industry leaders’ expectations since the start of 2022 is dramatic — get the intitial findings below, and have your say
Steven Honeyman shares his analysis on boxboard price trend drivers and how capacity is changing in the market
Smurfit Kappa CEO Tony Smurfit, Hood Container pres/COO Charlie Hodges, and Kruger senior vice-president and COO Michael Lafave discussed the containerboard and corrugated box markets during a discussion panel on Nov. 8 at Fastmarkets’ Forest Products International Containerboard Conference (ICC) in Chicago, IL
The top talking points from the Forest Products North America Conference in San Diego you should know
Sheets of brown corrugated cardboard used for filling in fragile parcels.
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