Month: August 2017

By: Philip Stoten If you’re involved in the manufacturing industry, you should have heard of Industry 4.0, or at least of Smart Factory or Industrial IoT. If you haven’t, then it’s time to learn more about what many refer to as the fourth industrial revolution following the first three revolutions of mechanization, mass production, and…

Yazoo Mills, an industry leader in production of 100% recycled paper tubes and cores, is pleased to announce their recent purchase of a brand new automatic recutting line. The new addition brings Yazoo to a total of 29 recutting lines, marking the company as having the largest core-cutting department in the United States for smooth,…

OX Industries announces the opening of their new converting plant located in Ft Worth, TX.  The 100,000-square foot facility will house the newest manufacturing technology in paper tube, core, and protective packaging production equipment to service OX customers in the Midwest region.  This facility will also serve as a distribution center for OX’s engineered building…

AWC and AF&PA support US House passage of Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski and American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statements following United States House of Representatives passage of the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 (H.R….

New report from Scottish Environment Protection Agency takes aim at contamination in recycling system Contamination of waste being sent to Scotland’s material recovery facilities (MRFs) is hindering Scotland’s ability to maximise the quantity and quality of material available from recycling, according to a report published today (27 July) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)….

Corenso completes acquisition of Corpak in North America and plans to add two core winders to the plant Corenso today announces that it has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of Corpak Inc. (“Corpak”), a manufacturer of cores and tubes located in Richmond, Virginia, and will make a considerable investment in expansion and…