pa·​per·​board | \ ˈpā-pər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce paperboard (audio) \

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The company became the world's primary source of converting machinery for the production of paper cup and paperboard containers. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Journalist Joan Walsh among Shorewood alumni honored," 17 Apr. 2018 Initially a commercial printing operation, the company began manufacturing paperboard packaging in 1992. Christopher Harress,, "New jobs and millions in investment roll in to Monroeville," 30 July 2017 Its Santa Clara mill — one of California’s two remaining paperboard mills — is highly energy-efficient, cogenerating its own electricity and selling the excess power to the local utility. Dorothy Rothrock, Orange County Register, "California’s manufacturing and recycling economy," 7 Apr. 2017 Togo transforms a single sheet of paperboard into a hyper-efficient purse for your meal. Joseph Flaherty, WIRED, "Awesome Fast Food Packaging That Cuts Waste and Grows Waists," 23 Oct. 2013 Georgia-Pacific is investing $50 million in its Brewton mill, funding upgrades of its paperboard machine. William Thornton,, "Georgia-Pacific announces $50 million upgrade at Brewton mill," 23 May 2017 The product is packaged in a paperboard box and contains 9.1 oz of 6-1.5 oz pieces. Fox News, "Trader Joe's recalls Mochi ice cream over undeclared peanuts," 11 May 2017 The affected products are individually packed slices sold in a paperboard box, with the UPC code of 076840657940, best by date AUG1218LT2 and lot number AUG1218LT2. Jennifer Calfas, Time, "Ben & Jerry's Recalls Pint Slices Due to Possible Peanut Contamination," 8 May 2017

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1549, in the meaning defined above

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