Packaging Briefs – Tuesday, July 20 2010

David Bellm

January 29, 2014

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Packaging Briefs – Tuesday, July 20 2010


Graphic Packaging Increases Prices on SUS® Coated Unbleached Kraft Paperboard
Graphic Packaging International, Inc. recently announced a price increase of $50 per ton on its SUS Coated Unbleached Kraft paperboard, effective with shipments on or after August 23, 2010.  The increase affects GPI's coated folding carton grades, Pearl-Kote and Omni-Kote, as well as the Aqua-Kote carrier grade.

Ranpak Corp. settles dispute with R.V. Evans Company
Ranpak Corp. has settled a dispute with the R.V. Evans Company of Decatur, Illinois involving a distribution agreement between the parties. Ranpak had previously filed an action against R.V. Evans captioned Ranpak Corp. v. R.V. Evans Company, in the Lake County Court of Common Pleas, which was subsequently transferred to the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The complaint filed by Ranpak included claims that Evans breached its distributor agreement by Evans’ sale and promotion of Storopack PaperPlus and related products in contravention of the conflict of interest provisions contained in the distributor agreement. The complaint also included claims that Evans failed to comply with the requirements regarding prior notice and termination of the distributor agreement. The settlement with Evans resolves all issues in this case.  Terms of the settlement were not disclosed by the parties.

Verallia’s ECO Series containers celebrates sales of over 200 million bottles
Verallia has sold over 200 million wine & beer ECO Series bottles to a number of very eager, environmentally conscious wine and beer glass customers since introducing these containers just 18 months ago. This outstanding response exceeded all expectations and further confirms the commitment to the planet that Verallia and its customers are making every day. The company says its Verallia’s ECO Series lines were the first glass containers manufactured in North America focusing on eco-conception.

Lake Image Systems to introduce color web viewer at Labelexpo Americas 2010
Lake Image Systems will introduce a new color web viewer in booth 5620 at Labelexpo Americas 2010 in Chicago, September 14-16.  The new viewer—called the Discovery Web Monitor—provides high definition viewing of an entire web at web speeds in excess of 1,000 feet per minute, and is readily adapted to both the Lake Image Systems Discovery PQ and Discovery Multiscan inspection systems, as well as existing systems requiring better operator imaging.

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