David Bellm

January 29, 2014

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Packaging Briefs – Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Tetra Pak initiates Forest Stewardship Council-labeled cartons with Coop in Switzerland
Tetra Pak will begin supplying carton packages in Switzerland bearing the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) label. Starting with a range of packages for Coop stores later this month, Tetra Pak plans to offer around 340 million FSC-labeled packages to Swiss customers next year, representing around 60 percent of its annual sales in this market.

Dole CEO highlights corporate responsibility and sustainability programs at conference in Guatemala
On Sept. 7, Dole Food Company, Inc. President and CEO David A. DeLorenzo discussed the Company’s ongoing corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts in Central America in a forum organized by CentraRSE in Guatemala City.

Reynolds Group Holdings Limited announces anticipated funding of Pactiv acquisition
Reynolds Group Holdings Limited announced that it intends to finance the acquisition of Pactiv Corporation and associated transaction costs with a combination of approximately US$1.5 billion of additional indebtedness pursuant to an amendment to its existing Senior Secured Credit Facility, approximately US$3.5 billion of new senior indebtedness, of which approximately US$2.0 billion is expected to be secured, and approximately US$734 million of new equity and available cash.
Georgia-Pacific offers limited-edition products for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Georgia-Pacific is offering three limited-edition products to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Since 2004, Georgia-Pacific has donated more than $600,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to help in the fight against breast cancer. In 2009 and 2010, Georgia-Pacific is proudly contributing an additional $175,000 to support the cause. Komen supporters can purchase a 36-Jumbo roll of Quilted Northern Soft and Strong bath tissue or a Vanity Fair Dinner Napkin dispenser, both available at Sam’s Club exclusively during the month of October. Vanity Fair by the maker of Insulair is also introducing a special pink cup and packaging. Both the Vanity Fair Dinner Napkin dispenser and Vanity Fair by the maker of Insulair Cups are new to the Georgia-Pacific product line supporting breast cancer awareness.

Taghleef Industries has successfully started its new production line for NATIVIA biodegradable film
Over a month earlier than planned, Taghleef Industries has successfully started the production of the new NATIVIA film from its plant in San Giorgio di Nogaro, Italy. The start-up of the new line took place on August 18th, 2010 and since the following week the commercial production has commenced successfully. The first shipments of NATIVIA will be made beginning of September 2010. NATIVIA is based on NatureWorks PLA biopolymers, marketed under the brand name Ingeo, 100% made from renewable resources. NATIVIA is a biodegradable and compostable film complying with the European standard EN13432.


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