SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 20, 2009 05:00 ET

Packaging Corporation of America Awards AMEC With $93 Million Efficiency-Upgrade Contract, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 20, 2009) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- International consulting, engineering, and project management company AMEC plc (LSE:AMEC) (London, England) has been awarded a $93 million contract by Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) (PCA) (Lake Forest, Illinois), a containerboard and corrugated products producing company. The contract involves the enhancement of energy efficiency at PCA's linerboard mill in Valdosta, Georgia. The aim of the project is to reduce energy consumption and electricity costs at the mill. According to Tim Gelbar, President of AMEC's Power and Process Americas business, the project will help PCA reduce fossil-fuel use and begin consuming self-sustained, green energy rather than purchased power.

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