Category Archives: Manufacturing

SRNS’ Operations and Construction Divisions Recognized by South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance for Safety Excellence

[caption id="attachment_8363" align="alignleft" width="1427"] Caption: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions will be recognized by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance for Safety Performance Excellence during 2016.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. March 14, 2017 – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) was recently announced as a Safety Award winner by the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA)  for excellence in safety performance…
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Springs Creative acquires Ilene Danchig Studio

Industry designers invited to view newly acquired Ilene Danchig Studio pieces ROCK HILL, South Carolina (March 14, 2017) – Springs Creative Products Group, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of the internationally known Ilene Danchig Studio, Documentary Textiles Archive.  Over 100,000 textile pieces and designs will merge with existing designs in the Baxter Mill…
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SMPS Palmetto Midlands Event: Win Rate Should Not Be Your Key Metric

[caption id="attachment_8207" align="alignleft" width="960"] Kathy Nanowski[/caption] WORKSHOP - 9:30-11am: The New RFP – Refilling the Firms Pipeline This morning’s session will  focus on using a sales funnel concept as a tool to prioritize and preposition for future work. A proactive marketing approach gives you an edge over your competition. Besides a mind blowing design approach,…
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Sonoco partnership announces expansion of Alabama facility

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture of Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) and Cascades Inc. (TSE:CAS) announced the investment of approximately $16 million for the expansion of its existing Birmingham, Ala., facility. This investment in world-class water based coating technology will provide coated paper and paperboard substrates using its new FlexShield, FluteSHIELD and SurfSHIELD…
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Domtar Corp. declares regular quarterly dividend

FORT MILL, S.C. -- Domtar Corporation  announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock UFS, +0.47% (UFS). The dividend of US$0.415 per share is payable on April 17, 2017 to stockholders of record on April 3, 2017. About Domtar Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety…
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Bamberg’s Phoenix Specialty celebrates 110 years in business March 23

BAMBERG, S.C. -- This year one of the most extraordinary companies in South Carolina will celebrate its 110th anniversary. The Hurst family will host the Phoenix Specialty Mfg. Co. Gold Anniversary celebration for employees, customers, local and state dignitaries and media in Bamberg on Thursday, March 23. Phoenix Specialty Manufacturing is a fourth-generation, family-owned company…
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Sonoco releases financial results for 4th quarter and full-year 2016

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full-year 2016. Fourth Quarter Highlights Fourth quarter 2016 GAAP earnings per diluted share were $1.04, compared with $0.55 in 2015. As a result of the Company's accounting calendar, the fourth quarter contained five fewer…
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Sonoco to acquire Peninsula Packaging Co.

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Peninsula Packaging Company for approximately $230 million in cash. Peninsula, which is owned by a fund managed by Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, is a leading manufacturer of thermoformed packaging for fresh fruit and vegetables…
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Sonoco announces first wooden plugs price increase in 6 years

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- The Reels Division of Sonoco announced it is implementing a general price increase for both new and recycled molded wooden plugs in the United States and Canada. Sonoco has not increased prices for its plug products since 2011. The price increase is expected to be in the range of 6-8%. “This increase…
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