March 2018

Current recovered paper prices: March 15, 2018

Across the country, mixed paper (PS-54) is literally without value, as some processors have reported landfilling some of their material due to lack of markets. The only positive mill buying… This content is accessible to…



Anti-dumping duties unfair, Kruger says

Kruger Inc. said U.S. anti-dumping duties announced yesterday on imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada are unfair and said it does not engage in dumping activities. Kruger issues its… This content is accessible to…


ONP load rejected for OCC content

By Ken McEntee Amidst unsubstantiated rumors of major loads of scrap paper being turned away at Chinese ports, at least one rejection, characterized by China Inspection and Quarantine (CIQ) as “very serious,” was reported last…




Chinese carton recycler to open South Carolina plant

A subsidiary of Zhangzhou Sanlida Environmental Technology Corp., a Chinese paper and plastics recycler that specializes in separating paper, plastic and aluminum from soft drink cartons, plans to locate its… This content is accessible to…


Kappa proposal “not opportunistic,” IP says

In a statement, International Paper (IP) confirmed that it has made a proposal to acquire Smurfit Kappa. However, IP said, it disagrees with Kappa’s comments in an earlier statement that… This content is accessible to…



Smurfit Kappa rejects IP’s proposal

Ireland-based Smurfit Kappa said this morning that it has rejected an unsolicited acquisition offer from International Paper. IP, Kappa said, proposed to buy Kappa, with Kappa’s shareholders receiving cash and… This content is accessible to…