WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), one of the world's leading paper and packaging companies, today announced the launch of FlexFit™, a flip-top dispensing closure specifically designed for flexible pouches across personal care, home and food applications. FlexFit is a one-piece closure designed with a “latch-back” cap feature that ensures a clean dispense by keeping the cap away during use. It also comes in a range of orifice sizes and shapes, allowing brands to choose the best fit for their product. FlexFit is designed for brands who use or want to move to a flexible pouch and want to provide an improved dispensing experience for their consumers.
Sonoco (NYSE:SON) today announced it is implementing price increases for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada by a minimum of 10 percent. The increase is effective with shipments beginning April 10, 2017.
“This price adjustment is necessary to recover continuing cost inflation, particularly in uncoated recycled paperboard, our primary raw material,” said James Harrell, corporate vice president for Sonoco’s U.S. and Canada Tubes and Cores Division.
Sonoco is the largest producer of paper-based tubes and cores in North America, which are used to serve the paper, textile, plastic film, and tape and specialty industries. For more information about Sonoco’s complete line of paperboard tubes and cores or to learn more about current pricing, please visit the Company’s website or contact the Company at +800-377-2692.