E-Newsletter - A Publication of Interstate Resources

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Interstate Container’s New Lexington County, SC Facility to Produce ‘Green Packaging’

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

The $13 million investment to open a containerboard manufacturing plant will create 60 new jobs in Lexington County, SC.

Interstate Container announces that it will establish a new manufacturing plant in Lexington County, South Carolina, with the facility expected online in September. The corrugated plant will produce eco-friendly wax-alternative corrugated boxes, which are 100% recyclable, repulpable, and compostable and which are used to ship fresh and frozen food products, such as poultry and seafood.

Interstate Container is renovating a facility previously owned by Smurfit Stone to meet its manufacturing needs. This location, with its local and state support, provides necessary market access for the corrugated packaging manufacturer to expand its customer base and market reach.

Interstate Container is a division of Interstate Resources, a national group of kraft linerboard, recycled medium, and corrugated manufacturers based in the U.S.

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Interstate Container Launches New Web Site

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

Interstate Container has launched a new web site separate from that of mother company, Interstate Resources Inc. at http://www.interstatecontainer.com.

The website provides visitors with current up-to-date news and sustainability initiatives from the corrugated packaging manufacturing group of companies. Furthermore, visitors can obtain necessary product information and specifications, request quotes, and learn of sectors served and registered patents.

Interstate Container is the founder of the recyclable, reusable, and compostable GREENCOAT® wax-alternative corrugated boxes for poultry, meat, seafood, and floral and landscaping packaging.

Interstate Container is a division of Interstate Resources Inc., a member of INDEVCO Group.
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Sustainability at Interstate Resources: Growing Green, Growing Profits

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

Interstate Resources has published a series of PDF files about the U.S. corrugated manufacturing group's sustainability efforts. Download this story at:

Corporate Profile:

Established in 1939, Interstate Resources operates by the founder’s simple motto: “What is good for the community is good for the company.” Whether it’s customer service, product innovation or investments in green energy, Interstate Resources continues to excel.Today, Interstate Resources has ten businesses on the east coast, and continues to add acquisitions in four highly competitive industry divisions: paper, container, timber/ lumber and biomass energy.

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Interstate Resources is a member of INDEVCO Group. Their international support has provided Interstate Resources with management independence and flexibility; investment resources; and the ability to anticipate future needs and demands.Jim Morgan, President and COO, is at the forefront with a global vision / local touch for Interstate Resources. Operational focus is on product and service innovation, with environmental sustainability.

Operational Highlights Include:

$10.9 million investment for manufacturing improvements and a 650-acre multiple-lagoon system for cleaner, recyclable wastewater in Riceboro, Georgia

New biomass energy division established in Reading, Pennsylvania diverting 60 truckloads daily from landfills to the Evergreen Community Power facility

A 78% reduction of fossil fuels since 2003

Saving 6,000 acres of trees a year at the Reading, Pennsylvania location

Custom solutions to help reduce customer carbon footprints, e.g., supply chain reduction for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies

Recyclable wax replacement packaging, with proven moist condition tolerance

Meeting or exceeding American Lumber Standards in Riceboro, Georgia


ISO 9001:2008

Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)


American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA)

Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC)

Berks County Chamber of Commerce

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Delmarva Poultry Industry

Fibre Box Association (FBA)

Forest Landowner Association

Forest Resource Association

Georgia Forestry Association

New Jersey Business and Industry Assn.

North Carolina Poultry Federation

Produce Marketing Association

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI)

The Corr (Global Green)

Wood Supply Research Institute

Interstate Resources will continue to add new products, enter new markets and acquire new operations. With a steady hand, innovative products and vision, Interstate Resources is positioned well for the future.

Interstate Resources, Inc. is a member of INDEVCO Group.
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Friday, April 1, 2011

Interstate Container - 72 Years of Success

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

An article about Interstate Container Reading LLC, in Pennsylvania, USA, has been published on readingeagle.com. The article discusses the corrugated packaging manufacturer's success over the past 72 years, since the establishment of Intersate Container in Glendale, New York in 1939 and move to Reading in, up until its recent successes.

Brudereck, Jason, 20 March 2011, 'Interstate Container Reading LLC, 72 Years', Reading Eagle. To read more visit http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=292474.


Interstate Container Reading is a company of Interstate Resources, a member of INDEVCO Group.
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Interstate Container Provides Poultry Packaging Solutions

Interstate Resources News homepage: http://news.interstateresources.com

Today poultry processors are facing the dilemma of balancing increased costs with the need to maintain competitve prices and ensure social and environmental awareness. An article tackling the issue, lauds Interstate Container for its innovative, eco-friendly and cost-efficient GREENCOAT® boxes.

Thornton, Gary, 14 March 2011,' Poultry Processors Look to Technology to Solve Cost-Price Squeeze', WATTAgNet.com. To read more visit

Intertate Containeris a company of Interstate Resources, a member of INDEVCO Group.
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