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Smurfit-Stone merger closed

Dublin, Ireland-based Jefferson Smurfit Corp. and Chicago-based Stone Container Corp. announced November 18 the consummation of the merger between a wholy owned subsidiary of Jefferson Smurfit and Stone Container.
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Aseptic PE/EVOH/PE bottles hold shelf-stable infant formula

Infant formula isn't a category where you normally find a lot of packaging innovation. But this summer has brought us two interesting packaging advances in the "mother's milk" replacement business.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): Robert A. Guillou, vp, national accounts, Container Div.; Stephen P. Folan, vp, sales and marketing, Container Div.; Joe LeBlanc, vp, research and development; Del Brooks, vp, gen.
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Shaker cups pour into Papa John's pizza outlets

New 'shake-n-pour' lidstock on a plastic cup lets consumers shake or pour crushed pepper or parmesan cheese onto their pizza. The cup is placed into a die-cut area on corrugated pizza boxes for Papa John's pizza deliveries and carry-outs.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (Dublin, Ireland) and Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL) have signed a definitive merger agreement to create one of the world's largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging products.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) container plant in Murfreesboro, TN, was named Supplier of the Year by Ingram Entertainment.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: ITW Angleboard (Glenview, IL) for its Hartsville, SC, facility; CCL Container, Aerosol Div. (Penetang, Ontario, Canada); Stone Industrial (College Park, MD); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.
Olin?s four new injection-molded containers for pool chemicals include the 5-lb size (right) with molded hand-grip and product m
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Olin takes air out of pool chemicals display

A new line of interlocking modular square containers was designed to meet retailers' needs. Design features, some patented, make containers consumer-friendly as well.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): George Q. Langstaff, vp, converting and mktg., Industrial Packaging Div.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Jefferson Smurfit Group plc (Dublin, Ireland) plans to invest $120 million in its Mexican subsidiary, Smurfit Carton y Papel de Mexico, to expand its corrugated, folding carton and mill facilities over the next two and a half years.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Gulf States Paper Corp. (Tuscaloosa, AL) for its Demopolis, AL, paperboard mill; Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO) for its Galesburg, IL, container plant; ITW Mima (Glenview, IL) for its blown stretch film manufacturing plant in Douglasville, GA; Dienetics, Inc.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Group plc (Dublin, Ireland) has acquired Wellit GmbH Wellpappenfabrik (Delbruck, Germany) and Schneverdinger Wellpappenwerk GmbH & Co.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: Edson Packaging Machinery Ltd. (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada); Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.
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Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): Andrew H. Johnson, dir. of mktg.
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Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Industrial Packaging Div. opened a new partition plant in Covington, GA. The company's Smurfit Recycling Div.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) container plant in Philadelphia, PA.; Green Bay Packaging, Inc. (Green Bay, WI) for its Fort Worth, TX, Container Div.; GEI Mateer Burt, Inc.
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Packaging jobs on the line

Responding to Packaging 2000, our three-part series on packaging job skills, readers ascertain what will likely be necessary for packaging professionals in the new millenium.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit (St. Louis): James D. Duncan, vp/general mgr., Industrial Packaging Div.; Patrick J. Moore, vp/CFO; Gary L. West, vp/general mgr., Container Div.; Robert A.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Jefferson Smurfit (St. Louis, MO) has purchased Tropicana Dole Beverages' captive corrugated box mfg. plant in Bradenton, FL, and will continue to supply Tropicana under a long-term purchase agreement.
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Making the carton count

Feminine protection products have changed little since the 1930s. So when New York-based Ultrafem introduced Instead®, a feminine protection product radically different than tampons or pads, designing the right package was crucial.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Sioux City, IA, container plant; Atlantis Plastics (Atlanta, GA) Linear Stretch Films Div.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit (St. Louis, MO): Janet R. Carl, vp, environmental affairs.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO) has announced a $54.3 million capital improvement to its Brewton, AL, containerboard mill.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Group (St. Louis, MO): Richard W. Graham, president; Eric Priestley, executive vp/COO.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: ITW Angleboard's (Glenview, IL) Loveland, OH, plant; Jefferson Smurfit's (St. Louis, MO) Corona, CA, Boston, MA, and Shelby, NC, container plants, as well as its Ft.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Container Div. will open an 80ꯠ-sq' corrugated sheet plant/warehouse in Oshkosh, WI.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Gulf State Paper Corp. (Tuscaloosa, AL); Jefferson Smurfit Corp's (St. Louis, MO) Hendersonville, NC, paper tube plant, and New Hartford, NY, container plant.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Group p.l.c. (Dublin, Ireland): Patrick Wright, president and COO; Peter Webster, chairman and CEO of Smurfit Ireland/U.K.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Smurfit Recycling Co., an affiliate of Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO) opened a 61ꯠ-sq' recycling facility in Renton, WA.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Miami, FL, container plant.
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ISO 9001 registration: SIMCO (Hatfield, PA); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Winston-Salem, NC, container plant.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Smurfit Pallet Systems, a div. of Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO), has granted a manufacturing license for Payload(TM) corrugated pallets to Japan-based Ohmura Paper Co., through Japan-based corrugated container manufacturer Nissho Iwai Corp.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: International Paper's (Purchase, NY) Kaukauna, WI, integrated paper mill and converting plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Per Pak operations has acquired the assets of Elite Pkg. (Memphis, TN) and will be known as PerPak/Elite.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Smurfit Recycling Co., a div. of Jefferson Smurfit Corp., (St. Louis, MO), has purchased nearly 12 acres of land to build a new 110ꯠ-sq-ft recycling facility; the company has also opened a new 120ꯠ-sq-ft recycling facility in San Jose, CA.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): John E. Straw, vp, corporate sales & mktg.; Gary L. West, vp, operations, container div.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): John J. Curry, vp, mgr., Eastern region; Eric R. Fox, vp, mgr., Upper Midwest; James A.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Tag & Label Corp. (Anderson, SC); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Chesterfield, MO, Highland, IL, and Jonesboro, AR, container plants.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Smurfit Recycling Co. has opened a new 42ꯠ-sq-ft recycling facility in San Diego, CA.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO) acquired Michigan Can and Tube.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp's (St. Louis, MO), Memphis, TN, container plant has received the Valued Supplier Award from the Kellogg Co.
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Kleenex cartons express home decor

In September, Dallas-based Kimberly-Clark introduced its new line of Kleenex® Expressions(TM) facial tissue, in 14 designs, all aimed at complementing the latest styles and trends in home furnishings.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): James P. Davis, vp and general mgr., consumer pkg. div.; Scott Macfarlane, vp and general mgr., folding carton and boxboard mill div.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Group plc (Dublin, Ireland) announced that Smurfit Ireland and UK have established a joint venture with the Singapore-based New Toyo Group to manufacture folding cartons.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Challenge, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN); Gulf States Paper Corp.'s (Tuscaloosa, AL) Waco, TX, plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St.
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Supplier news: International news

Smurfit Flexible Pkg. (St. Louis, MO), a div. of Jefferson Smurfit Corp., has received the licensing rights in the U.S. and Canada to manufacture the printed sleeve of DECOPACK, a concept for multipacks that clusters containers in one pack
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO) has announced a $12.6 million capital improvement to its Ft. Worth, TX, container plant that includes the purchase of a BHS 98" corrugator.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): James R. Altemus, dir., corporate mktg.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): Warren S. Flenniken, div. vp and general mgr.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO) will sell its New Brunswick, NJ, container plant to Integrated Packaging Corp.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 registration: Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO), Mont-gomery, AL, container plant.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): L. D. "Dave" Fielder, vp and regional general mgr.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Jefferson Smurfit Corp. (St. Louis, MO): Ruut van den Hoed, dir., design and market research.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Wilson, NC, container plant received Supplier of the Year award from Perdue Farms, Inc. The company's Los Angeles, CA, paperboard mill was a winner in the Waste Reduction Awards Program sponsored by the California Integrated Waste Mgmt.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Arco Chemical Co.'s (Newtown Square, PA) Painesville, OH, plant; Jefferson Smurfit Co.'s (St. Louis, MO) Fernandina Beach, FL, containerboard mill; Lawson Mardon Flexible, Inc.
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Paperboard packs shine

When the winners of the 1995 National Paperboard Packaging Competition were announced March 27, the competition's first ever Technical Achievement award was presented to Jefferson Smurfit Corp.
Clay-coated newsback cartons have replaced SBS board for Pilling Weck1s line of disposable medical devices. The new cartons, so
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Folding carton changes rescue medical products maker

Changing from preprinted SBS to clay-coated newsback with labels printed and applied in-house saves Pilling Weck between 25 and 30% in material costs while halving carton inventory.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: CMS Gilbreth Pkg. Systems (Trevose, PA); Rexham Packaging (Greensboro, NC); Turck Inc.'s (Minneapolis, MN) Plymouth, MN, and Golden Valley, MN, plants; Doerfer Engineering a div.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Jefferson Smurfit (St. Louis, MO) announced a $4 million expansion of its Humboldt, TN, container plant.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Bemis Co.'s Pepperell, MA. plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp's Anderson, IN, container plant; Rex-Rosenlew Intl. Inc.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Industrial Packaging Div. Jefferson Smurfit Corp. & Container Corp. of America (St. Louis, MO): Patrick J.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Jefferson Smurfit's Industrial Packaging Div. (St. Louis, MO) has acquired the assets of Gate Pallet Systems (Crown Point, IN).
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Mondavi turns carton inside out

Each fall, wine and spirits marketers come up with unusual and decorative holiday gift boxes for their products. Few of this year's crop are as unusual as the one produced by Mid-Cities Paper Box (Bell Gardens, CA) for 750-mL bottles of four varietals from Robert Mondavi Winery of Oakville, CA.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Jefferson Smurfit Corp.'s (St. Louis, MO) Memphis, TN, and Sioux City, IA, container plants have been named Valued Suppliers by the Kellogg Company.