railroad traffic

U.S. rail traffic down from last year

U.S. weekly rail traffic was down 10 percent during the week ending September 12 compared to the same time a year ago, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported. Rail… Thank you for checking us…


GP recycling cups

GP mills accepting mixed paper bales

Georgia-Pacific is now accepting mixed paper bales that contain single-use polyethylene (PE)-coated paper cups at its recycled paper mills in Green Bay, Wisc. and Muskogee, Okla. GP said the development… Thank you for checking us…


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Wilmington Paper named an Exporter of the Year

Wilmington Paper Corp., a Pine Brook, N.J. family-owned business specializing in creating recycling management programs in folding carton and converting plants around the globe, has been named an Exporter of… Thank you for checking us…


Mixed paper

MerQbiz launches next generation BaleVision

MerQbiz, an analytics company that serves the recovered paper supply chain, has launched the next generation of its BaleVision quality assessment and analytics product suite. The launch includes data products… Thank you for checking us…


Balcones

Balcones acquires Single Stream Recyclers

Texas-based Balcones Resources has acquired Single Stream Recyclers (SSR), a Sarasota, Fla. company that Balcones referred to as the state’s first artificial intelligence (AI) powered recycling company. Balcones said the… Thank you for checking us…


Domtar Kingsport TN

Domtar to convert mill to recycled containerboard

By Ken McEntee Domtar Corp. said it will convert its uncoated freesheet paper mill in Kingsport, Tenn. to produce recycled linerboard and corrugating medium. John Williams, president and CEO, speaking… Thank you for checking us…



Lee and Man

Lee & Man revenue down from a year ago

Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd., one of the largest containerboard manufacturers in China, said revenue during the first half of the year declined from US$1.67 billion in the year-earlier… Thank you for checking us…


India is the world’s highest waste generator

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had last week launched a week-long garbage-free India campaign in the run-up to Independence Day. Announced on August 8, Modi had said his government’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ was key in supporting…