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Watchdog raises red flag over DS Smith's sale of assets to rival

Food and drinks suppliers could get a worse deal on their packaging if DS Smith sells part of its business to Liqui-Box, the competition watchdog has found.

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Class action alleges Menasha wrongly made workers scan their fingerprints

An employee is filing a class action lawsuit against a Wisconsin-based specialized packaging company, alleging it breached information privacy law by making workers scan their fingerprints when punching in and out of work shifts.

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ACCC appeals against Kimberly-Clark flushable wipes court decision

Australia's consumer watchdog is appealing against a Federal Court decision that found the makers of so-called flushable wipes did not mislead their customers.

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Worker Severely Burned, and Graphic Packaging International Faces $211,400 in Fines

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Graphic Packaging International LLC - an Atlanta, Georgia-based paper product manufacturer - for exposing employees to hot steam, and failing to ensure the use of proper hazardous energy control methods.

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Ontario waived Resolute's repayment of $23 million for Fort Frances mill project

A town councillor in Fort Frances wants the provincial government to reveal the details of an agreement the previous Liberal government struck with Resolute Forest Products.

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Chemours says DuPont lowballed environmental liabilities

The DuPont Co. massively downplayed the cost of environmental liabilities with which Chemours would be saddled when DuPont spun off its former performance chemicals unit in 2015, according to a lawsuit unsealed Friday.

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Kimberly-Clark cleared over 'flushable' wipe claims

The company behind Kleenex has avoided punishment in the Federal Court on accusations it misled customers by claiming its moist towelettes are flushable.

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The General Court of the European Union has dismissed Huhtamaki's appeal against the European Commission's 2015 decision on anticompetitive behavior

Huhtamaki announced in July 2015 that it had decided to launch an appeal against the European Commission's decision before the General Court of the European Union. The General Court has dismissed Huhtamaki's appeal.

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District court denies reconsideration for individual to sue International Paper Co. over alleged 'black liquor' eruption

In a continuing case of lawsuits levied against the International Paper Co. (IPC) regarding an alleged eruption of "black liquor" at the Bogalusa Paper Mill that plaintiffs claim caused multiple injuries and property damages, a U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana judge has denied consideration of a civil court trial for one of the plaintiffs.

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Supreme Court census ruling a setback for R.R. Donnelley

The Supreme Court has blocked a citizenship question on the 2020 census for now. But the court opened a path that could still let the question be added.

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Quad, LSC seek quick hearing on DOJ lawsuit

Facing an Oct. 30 deadline to complete their merger, printing giants Quad/Graphics and LSC Communications are asking a federal judge to move quickly to resolve a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit that would block the deal.

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Vermont sues DuPont, 3M, others over chemical pollutants

Vermont announced that its filed lawsuits against DuPont, 3M and other chemical companies for damages it says was caused to groundwater, drinking water and other natural resources by the contamination of a class of potentially toxic chemicals.

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DuPont loses appeal bid to keep Chemours lawsuit secret

A judge has denied the DuPont Co.'s request to approve an appeal to Delaware's Supreme Court of an order directing the unsealing of a complaint filed against the company by chemical manufacturer Chemours.

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Canada officially appeals WTO panel report regarding US anti-dumping tariffs on softwood lumber

Canada has filed an appeal concerning the WTO panel report in the case brought by Canada in "United States -- Anti-dumping measures applying differential pricing methodology to softwood lumber from Canada." Canada requests the Appellate Body to review the Panel's findings and conclusions and to reverse it.

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Court allows class action against International Paper Co. over alleged 'black liquor' injuries, versus individual claims

A judge for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana has granted multiple plaintiffs' requests to include their personal injury lawsuits against the International Paper Company (IPC) in a class action lawsuit.

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Right to work laws violated, Burlington Packaging Corporation of America employee alleges in lawsuit

A Packaging Corporation of America employee is suing the company and United Steelworkers Local 231, claiming union fees were collected from his paycheck against his will.

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Legionella victims to file a complaint against Stora Enso

Victims of a Legionella epidemic (Legionnaires' disease) that broke out near Ghent will jointly file a complaint against the company responsible, according to reports.

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Judge questions secrecy in Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

A Delaware judge has ordered the unsealing of a complaint filed by chemical manufacturer Chemours against the DuPont Co., which spun off Chemours in 2015, and chastised attorneys for the secrecy surrounding the dispute.

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Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit

Britain's competition watchdog said it was investigating whether U.S.-based Liqui-Box's $585 million takeover of a DS Smith Plc business could lessen competition in the market.

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