MEADWESTVACO PACKAGING SYSTEMS Beverage Grade Board (MBGM)
Responding to tis Covenant responsibilites, MeadWestvaco set out to deliver a paperboard that would improve the environments benefits of their carton packaging.
The worldwide supply of High Wet Strength (HWS) paperboard contains an average of 10% to 15% recycled content with all of Ausralia’s HWS board requirements being met by imports.
MeadWestvaco Beverage Grade Board (MBGB) is a locally produced HWS paperboard. The papeboard has a 76% recycled conent reducing the introducton of imported waste into the system.
History of The Day
Boeing B-17D Flying Fortress, 40-3089, of the 5th Bomb Group/11th Bomb Group, with Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, America's top-scoring World War I ace (26 kills), aboard on a secret mission, is lost at sea in the central Pacific Ocean when the bomber goes off-course. After 24 days afloat, he and surviving crew are rescued by the U.S. Navy after having been given up for lost, discovered by OS2U Kingfisher crew. - 21st October 1942