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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.