Board Converting News, April 11, 2022

GPI To Decommission (CONT’D FROM PAGE 20)

and demand and follows the start up of the company’s new K2 machine in Kalamazoo, where the company invested $600 million to modernize and consolidate operations. Battle Creek employees are eligible to apply for other positions at Graphic Packaging, which is now putting its focus on the expanded mill in Kalamazoo. The company announced plans in 2019 to invest $600 million to build a new recycled paperboard machine in Kalamazoo. The machine began producing paperboard earlier this year.

Young, Weber To Lead AICC Webinar On Material Testing

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is calling on the expertise of AICC Technical Advisors Ralph Young and Tom Weber on Wednesday, April 20, in the webinar, Material Testing and Why You Need It Now. This webinar will focus on why understanding the characteristics or property values of the components pur- chased is critical and how they relate to other options in the industry. “While it can suffice that your board suppliers have specifications and can supply COAs, having your own in- ternal testing protocols in these days of fiber reduction



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