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Caraustar installs Drent Goebel VSOP Web Offset printing press

Press release from the issuing company

6/26/07 -- Caraustar Industries, Inc. announces the installation of a Drent Goebel VSOP Web Offset printing press at its Grand Rapids, MI folding carton plant that is equipped with an ESI EB ink coating curing system and has the capability to print 8 colors plus coating. This technology includes the latest Cerutti/Bernal in-line rotary die cutting and carton delivery system, and should significantly improve overall print capabilities and turnaround times. Start up is scheduled for early August of 2007.

"Our objective is to serve each customer with the highest quality product with advanced graphic capabilities and improved speed to market, "stated Steve Kelchen, vice president of Caraustar's Converted Products Group.

Caraustar, a recycled paperboard and packaging company, is one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of converted recycled paperboard and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes, cores and composite cans; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products.