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Amazon to Bring 500 Jobs to Beloit with $105 Million Fulfillment Center (Near Pratt’s Facility) »
$105 million  Amazon.com  fulfillment center under construction in Beloit is not only expected to create hundred...
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Your E-Commerce Addiction Means Delivery Emissions Could Increase 30% by 2030 »
The rise in e-commerce is wreaking havoc on our cities,  the millions of packages delivered each day  are wors...
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An Olympic First: Corrugated Beds for Tokyo Athletes Village »
Tokyo Olympic athletes beware — particularly larger ones. The bed frames in the Athletes Village at this year’s Olympic...
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Taco Bell Wants Compostable, Recyclable Packaging by 2025 »
Taco Bell has pledged to make its packaging recyclable, compostable, or reusable at locations worldwide by 2025,  acc...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Maine Paper Mill’s Unexpected Savior: China »
During the deepest part of last winter, a van pulled off the highway and followed the two-lane road that skims along the P...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sustainable Packaging Solutions Improve »
Packaging companies long ago discovered that producing a recyclable package for fresh fruits or vegetables does not equate...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Starr Ranch Switches Plastic for Corrugated for Organic Apples »
Starr Ranch Growers, Wenatchee, Wash., has new sustainable packaging for organic apples. The company is starting a tria...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corrugated Increases Efficiency and Allows You to Say More With Your Packaging »
Source: Jamestown Container Companies Corrugated Increases Efficiency and Allows You to Say More With Your Packagin...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Would Shift Disposal Costs (EPR – Extended Producer Responsibility) »
s communities around the country struggle to keep up with the increased costs of recycling, some legislators are looking i...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Packaging and Returns: Part of Amazon’s Sustainability Efforts »
Amazon wants you to know it cares about the environment. “Sustainability is incorporated into every part of our business w...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graycliff Partners Announces Sale of HarperLove »
Graycliff Partners LP today announced the sale of HarperLove Holdings, LLC, a Charlotte, NC-based provider of specialty ch...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Economic Report: Manufacturing Employment Ends Year on Sour Note »
AICC, through its membership in the Council of Manufacturing Associations, is pleased to present the "Monday Economic Repo...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Designed to Shift Disposal Costs »
Bill Designed to Transfer the Cost of Recycling From Towns and Cities Back to the Producers of Packaged Products As...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shopping Without Packaging in Hamburg's First Zero-Waste Store »
Trend to package-free food rising as more stores open up Hamburg’s  first unpackaged shop  called&nb...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resource Recycling: Top Ten Stories of 2019 »
Over the past 12 months, plummeting fiber prices have hamstrung programs and recycling operators across North America. Lit...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where Is Secondary Packaging Going? »
The key to more sustainable primary and secondary packaging involves two major approaches: recycle and reduce. The first r...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amazon Boxes a Holiday Gift for Paper Mills »
U.S. paper mills hope to take advantage of the "Amazon effect" this holiday season and recycle a glut of used cardboard bo...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eco-Friendly Packaging Marginally Helps to Sway Consumers »
A fifth of UK consumers are drawn to products with eco-friendly packaging (21%), according to a new poll. Conducted...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
E-Commerce - A Backdoor Play On The E-commerce Boom »
If you're like most people, then you have probably received a box (or several) on your front door this month courtesy of A...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Producer to Invest $49M in New Corrugated Cardboard Box Plant »
The Milwaukee Business Journal reports that an affiliate of ND Paper Inc. could invest $49 million in a box plant in Racin...
Monday, January 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Economic Report: ISM®: Manufacturing Activity Falls at Fastest Pace Since June 2009 »
Written By: Chad Moutray, Ph.D., CBE AICC, through its membership in the Council of Manufacturing Associations, is...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
China Halts Tariff Increase on Us Recyclables »
The Chinese government will not implement a planned tariff increase on OCC and other recovered fiber imported from the U.S...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
With a Few Simple Recycling Steps, Cardboard Boxes From Online Holiday Purchases Can Be Turned Into »
Cardboard boxes are made from recovered paper and/or trees that are continuously replanted to ensure a sustainable supply....
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Words of Wisdom From Your Packaging Peers »
The packaging field advances as fast as it does partly because people openly share ideas, pain points and best practices....
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Containerboard, Boxboard Production Declines in November 2019 »
Both containerboard and boxboard production declined slightly in November compared with November 2018, according to the&nb...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corrugated Packaging: E-Commerce’s Perfect Partner »
Packaging plays a key role in the phenomenal growth of e-commerce in recent years. According to a survey from Smithers’ Pi...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPS’s $20 Billion Bet on E-Commerce Is Paying Off »
Everyone knows the UPS  delivery service, with its ubiquitous brown trucks that ramble through every neighborhood in...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DS Smith to Open a Recycling Facility in Reading, PA »
I n the summer of 2019, London-based  DS Smith , a global provider of sustainable packaging, had expressed its intere...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The E-Commerce Era is Accelerating the Need to Re-Think Packaging »
The DHL Trend Report offers a comprehensive look at the future of packaging in the logistics industry DHL recently re...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trend Watch for Brands, Retail & E-Commerce. »
The future vision of movies like Blade Runner (set in 2019) has not yet come to fruition but, nevertheless, trends around...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shelf Ready Packaging Eliminates Outer Carton »
Pathway Solutions Inc.  has launched new shelf-ready packaging, called the Advantage Plus™, that eliminates the...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SECURE Act Will Alter 401(k) Compliance Landscape »
President Donald Trump on Dec. 20 signed into law the  Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE)...
Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Ready For Lidless Coffee »
For all the progress made by coffee slingers like  Starbucks , McDonald's, and  Dunkin’  to produce...
Friday, December 20, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
How to Reuse and Recycle Your Amazon Boxes »
This week,  the Verge  reported on the massive onslaught of Amazon’s cardboard boxes at recycling facilities e...
Thursday, December 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AF&PA Releases November Containerboard Report »
U.S. production and operating rates decrease Total containerboard production in November 2019 decreased 1% compared to...

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