February 2018


U.S. consumers prefer print, survey says

Seventy three percent of U.S. consumers surveyed said they feel that reading a printed book or magazine is more enjoyable than reading them on an electronic device, according to Two Sides North America, an initiative…







Fire guts City Carton in Iowa City

A fire last night ripped through the City Carton Recycling Center in Iowa City, destroying more than half of the facility. Read more… You must be logged in to view this content.


Weakened OCC outlook expressed by Sonoco

By Ken McEntee Sonoco’s outlook for old corrugated container (OCC) prices appears to have weakened since the beginning of the year, although it remains strong, according to CEO Jack Sanders.… You must be logged in…


Graphic Packaging expects lower OCC prices

By Ken McEntee Graphic Packaging anticipates Midwest Old Corrugated Container (OCC) prices to average $15 to $20 less per ton in 2018 compared to 2017. Stephen R. Scherger, senior vice… You must be logged in…