FBA: Shipments Shrink In April

Industry shipments of corrugated products decreased 2.1 percent, from 32.65 bsf in April of 2019 to 31.96 bsf in April of 2020, the Fibre Box Association (FBA) reported. Average week shipments also decreased 2.1 percent, from 7.775 bsf in 2019 to 7.611 bsf in 2020....

ISM: Economic Downturn To Continue Through 2020

The economic downturn in the U.S. will continue for the rest of 2020, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in the Spring 2020 Semiannual Economic Forecast. Expectations for the remainder for 2020 have been clouded by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic;...

Royal Containers Ltd. Acquires C&B Display

Brampton, Ontario, Canada based Royal Containers Ltd, has added to its expanding footprint with the acquisition of Mississauga, Ontario based C&B Display Packaging Inc. The acquisition follows Royal’s 2009 acquisition of Morphy Containers and its 2018 acquisition...