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July 20, 2018

BCN – CMS, Inc. Announces Ownership Change

Orange, California based, Corrugated Machinery Specialists, Inc., (CMS) has announced the transition of ownership to its General Manager of 25 years, Nathan Forrester. CMS has been a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty retrofits and replacement parts for S&S and Prime flexo folder gluers since 1978 under the previous ownership of Jan Verbeek, who passed away earlier this year.

Forrester, as the new owner of CMS, will continue to provide the same level of quality customer service, parts and retrofits, on-site installations, and technical and troubleshooting support that has been given over the past 40 years.

Read additional coverage on Page 6 of the July 23 issue of Board Converting News.

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July 20, 2018

BCN – Advance Packaging Invests $13M In MI

Advance Packaging Corp., an independent U.S. corrugated board manufacturer in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has made a $13 million investment in new state-of-the-art printing technology. Trademarked by Advance as BentLine Technology, the line includes a Göpfert Ovation 8-color flexo and a Bobst Mastercut 2.1 diecutter.

The BentLine technology allows Advance to produce full eight-color prints and up to 10,000 sph. The system inspects 100 percent of the output, ensuring each piece is free of flaws. Advance began production on the new machine in mid-July.

Read additional coverage on Page 1 of the July 23 issue of Board Converting News.

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July 20, 2018

BCN – FBA: Shipments Shrink In June

Industry shipments of corrugated products decreased 1.7 percent, from  33.57 bsf in June of 2017 to 32.99 bsf in June of 2018, the Fibre Box Association (FBA) reported. There was one less shipping day in June of 2018. Average week shipments, however, increased 3.0 percent, from 7.631 bsf in 2017 to 7.856 bsf in 2018. Shipments of corrugated products increased 1.8 percent year-to-date.

Containerboard consumption decreased in June, from 2.785 million tons in 2017 to 2.726 million tons in 2018, or 2.1 percent. Consumption is up 1.8 percent year-to-date over 2017.

Read additional coverage on Page 1 of the July 23 issue of Board Converting News.

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July 20, 2018

FMN — FTA Opens Registration For Fall Conference 2018

Registration is now open for the Flexographic Technical Association’s Fall Conference 2018, themed Taking Care of Business.

See additional coverage on Page 6 in the July 23 issue of FMN.

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July 20, 2018

FMN — PIA Now Accepting Best Workplace Submissions

Printing Industries of America (PIA) has opened its 2019 Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) program for submissions with the entry deadline set for November 9.

See additional coverage on Page 4 in the July 23 issue of FMN.

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July 19, 2018

FMN — FPA Publishes Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has announced that the 2018-2019 Flexible Packaging Buyers Guide is now available.
See additional coverage on Page 3 in the July 23 issue of FMN.
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July 19, 2018

RM – PSI Selects 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Paper Stock Industries Chapter, a national chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc., has selected eight college-bound students as winners in its annual academic scholarship program.

See additional coverage on Page 9 in the July 23 issue of RM.

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July 19, 2018

RM – FCC To Open MRF In Houston, Texas

FCC Environmental Services and the city of Houston Solid Waste Management Department celebrated a groundbreaking act on the new Material Recovery Facility (MRF). The facility will be FCC’s second MRF in Texas and its most advanced facility.

See additional coverage on Page 2 in the July 23 issue of RM.

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July 19, 2018

RM – LRS Acquires DuPage Disposal

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), the Midwest’s leading independent recycling and waste diversion provider, announced it has acquired West Chicago based DuPage Disposal, a family-owned waste removal service specializing in residential waste and recycling collection for over a decade.

See additional coverage on Page 1 Left in the July 23 issue of RM.

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