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Up Your Paper Game with this One Addition
Studies have found that color increases brand recognition by up to 80% and 92.6% of customers say visual factors were the most important when purchasing products. Think of Home Depot’s recognizable orange, Coca-Cola’s thirst-worthy red or John Deere’s inimitable green. The point is, color matt
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Crepe New Kraft
6 Reasons Crepe is the New Kraft
Some sources on Wikipedia, date the invention of paper back as early as 2nd century BC in China. Over thousands of years, the process has been refined, improved and extended to include new processes, specialty grades, advanced coatings and more. While kraft dominates in many markets, we would like t
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Specialty Paper Design Challenge
New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper is trying something new this year! We are hosting our very first Specialty Paper Design Challenge. This challenge allows college students from all over the country to work together at their University in small teams (up to five students per team) to design a creative an
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July is UV Safety Month!
Skin cancer is the most common cancer. About 5.4 million basal and squamous cell skin cancers are diagnosed each year. Though the statistics are sobering, skin cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer! There are many ways to protect your skin from harmful UV radiation, and you need more
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New Indy – Ontario Mill
Just like Ivex Specialty Papers, New Indy also owns the Ontario Mill, which is located in Ontario with a population of 165,000 and is located 35 miles east of Los Angeles and 65 miles Northwest of Palm Springs. This mill was built by Temple-Inland in 1984 and started up in 1985 as a 500 tpd …
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Open House Fun!
On Friday, June 10th, New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper held an Open House employees’ friends and family! The Open House Started at 2:00 pm and lasted until about 7:00 pm and there were over 80 participants. All afternoon, families and friends visited the mill, and learned a thing or two! The vis
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National Safety Month
New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper’s number one priority in the workplace is safety for everyone, and June is our favorite month because it is National Safety Month! Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages, and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1-44. But t
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New Indy – Oxnard Mill
The Oxnard paper mill was built in 1955 on the Southern California coast. It was one of the first paper mills to use 100 percent recycled fiber in the country. In the 1980s, the Oxnard mill was rebuilt. A new secondary fiber plant and package boiler was added to supply 335 tons per day of corrugati
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National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month!
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month! It’s a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate others. Asthma affects 24 million Americas, this More than 50 million Americans have all types
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New Indy – Hartford City Recycling
A few weeks ago, we shared information of New Indy’s Hartford City Mill. Another one of Ivex’s sister companies is Hartford City Recycling – which is actually a recycling facility, rather than a mill! Hartford City Recycling was acquired by New Indy in June of 2015 as part of the F
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New Color Gauge
In March, New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper put a new color gauge in our Peoria Mill! This color gauge is the Xi-Rite Pantone Ci7600 Sphere Spectrophotometer. What this machine does is collect data to archive color specifications of each production run to assure color match of papers already on the cust
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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month
New Indy sends out a monthly newsletter, which contains updates from other mills, healthy habits, etc. In addition, the newsletter features the month’s health awareness! April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. What is it? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disorder in
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Earth Day at IVEX
Earth day is an annual event celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year. Why does
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New Indy – Hartford City Mill
New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper has a few sister companies that are all owned by New Indy! The Hartford City Mill is located in a small rural town of Indiana.  Hartford City is located about ninety miles north of Indianapolis and forty five miles south of Fort Wayne. Richard Pratt purchased the fac
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Ivexs Light Weight Kraft Paper
New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper takes pride in all of our products, and we love sharing information about our Light Weight Kraft Paper! Our Kraft Paper comes in four different basis weights and eight different colors, plus black and white. The 85 pound basis weight Kraft Paper is primarily used for bo
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Ticket Stock
New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper has been working on increasing our Ticket Stock orders! We have been selling ticket stock since January of 2008, and all of our current ticket stock customers are extremely pleased with our products! We offer Ticket Stock in 8 different colors, which are pictured above
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Paper Coating What We Can Do
Our off-line air knife coater that we have here at New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper is something we are very proud of! There are two types of coating that we can apply to our paper at this point in time. The first type of coating that we do is a silicone coating for carpet seaming …
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Why/How We Control Color!
Color. When we think of color, there are endless amounts of shades, tones, etc. Here at New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper, color is extremely important to us, but making our color consistent is even more important. Color variation is our worst enemy, and we always seem to defeat it. How do we make sure
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Bradley University’s OLLI Tour!
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Bradley University (OLLI) is an organization of over 1000 Peoria-area residents, from age 50 to 98, who want to stay vital and active as they reach and enjoy retirement. One way to do that is to keep learning, so they participate in the many programs of OLLI
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Industrial Crepe – What is it?
New Indy Ivex Specialty Paper is a unique paper mill because of our focus on Industrial Crepe paper. Our paper mill in Peoria, IL is a “Specialty Paper” manufacturer that produces Crepe, Color and Coated paper from recycled fiber. Our customers find our Crepe paper to be extremely fascinating be
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Moving Forward in our Peoria Mill
Over the last ten years, the Peoria Mill has taken many steps to improve the quality of the paper, improve the efficiency of the paper mill and widen the range of products for its customers. On the quality side, the Mill installed a radial distribution header from Germany to level out the profile of
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Our New Outer Ply Crepe Bag!
If there is one thing unique about New Indy Ivex Specialty Papers, it’s our reluctance to say “no!” We are always willing to try new things with the amazing capabilities of our current paper products. The most recent product that was developed with our specialty crepe paper is this Outer Ply C
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New Indy Containerboard’s World Tour
On September 1st, New Indy Containerboard, Ivex’s owners, started a new event for the Health and Wellness Committee. Ivex is always trying to stress the fact that health and safety is our main focus, so this challenge that New Indy Containerboard (NICB) proposed sounded like the perfect event for
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SHARP Check-in Today!
  January 28th, 2016   The safety and well-being of our employees is a core value, as our employees are the ones who consistently deliver high quality products in a timely fashion to our valued customers.   Illinois OSHA came in today to do a mid-stream SHARP check-up on our progress.
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Ivex Back Stand upgrade 2016
  In 2016 we will be installing three shaftless backstands at our Duplex tape machine, #94 and #93 converting machines. We purchased the backstands from our “Corporate Cousins” Flutes, after searching for some time for a suitable fit. These backstands will eliminate the lifting, pulling, an
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CPR Class for Ivex Employees
New Indy Ivex Specialty Papers is always proving how seriously we take our work environment. The health and safety of our employees’ is our number one focus. Without healthy and safe employees, there’s no way we can uniquely satisfy all of our customers, time and time again. We want our employee
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New-Indy Containerboard Acquires Ivex Specialty Paper
  Ivex Specialty Paper was acquired by New-Indy Containerboard (NICB) June 30, 2015.   New-Indy is a joint venture that was formed in 2012 by the Kraft Group and Schwarz Partners, LP, two family-owned companies with long histories in paper and packaging. NICB uses 100% recycled fiber in our
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Press Rebuild Inside Ivex
Here at Ivex Specialty Papers, we are always looking forward to the future and seeing what is next for us! In July 2014, our Peoria Mill rebuilt the press section on our paper machine. The installed equipment replaced a press section that was mechanically loaded with hand positioned weights with th
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