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Resolute Forest Products to Invest $105M at Calhoun, TN, Paper Mill

March 27, 2014

When completed by mid-2016, Resolute Forest Products' $105 million upgrade to its Calhoun, TN-based pulp and paper mill will significantly lower the mill's costs, increase...

Pacific Graphic Supply Signs Exclusive Distributor Agreement with RBP Chemical Technology

RBPChemicalPacificGraphicSupply March 27, 2014

An exclusive distribution agreement has been forged between RBP Chemical Technology and Pacific Graphic Supply in Ontario, CA, to distribute RBP products in California. This...

Project Blackbird: Top Secret Branding Package (Includes Video)

Sabine Lenz March 26, 2014

This week, calls attention to a "top secret" branding package created by Project Blackbird, a motion graphics and direction company....

Resolute Forest Products Expands Its Eco-Conscious Align Paper Grades

March 24, 2014

Resolute Forest Products has added two more superbrite grades, Hybrid and Alternative, to its Align brand of environmentally responsible and budget-friendly papers by adding....

What Is the Difference Between Whiteness and Brightness?

Sabine3.19 March 19, 2014

Confused about Whiteness and Brightness? Brightness is a traditional measure that still appears on most packaging in the United States. The TAPPI standard (GE brightness)...

Neenah Relaunches Its Environment Papers Line with Fresh, New Natural Colors, Raw Finish

Neenah Environment Line-1 March 18, 2014

Neenah Paper announces the relaunch of its Environment Papers premium recycled papers line with fresh, new natural colors and a tactile Raw finish. Created for...

conVerd to Become Part of FiberMark’s Wide- and Grand-Format Inkjet Business

March 17, 2014

conVerd will become a part of FiberMark’s wide- and grand-format inkjet business in which FiberMark’s wide-format print product line will adopt the conVerd brand name....

Goodwill Annual Report (Includes Video)

Sabine Lenz March 12, 2014

This week, presents the Goodwill Annual Report. Printed by Graphic Litho of Lawrence, MA, this larger than poster size annual report shows how to...

10 Reasons Coated Paper Is Ripe for Collusion

March 5, 2014

The proposed merger of NewPage and Verso Paper may be on the ropes, but it has brought much attention to the oddities of the U.S....

Sappi Announces Call for Entries for the 2014 North American Printer of the Year Awards

Sappi Awards March 5, 2014

Sappi Fine Paper North America is seeking entries for the 2014 North American Printer of the Year awards, a competition that recognizes print excellence and...