October 2018

India’s Astron starts new machine

Astron Paper & Board Mill Ltd., in Halvad, Gujarat, has begun commercial production of recycled Kraft paper on its new No. 2 paper machine, with a capacity of 36,300 short… You must be logged in…


The Market: OCC remains stable; SOP prices strong

By Ken McEntee Despite continued strong demand from domestic mills, continued curtailments on exports have kept old corrugated (OCC) prices in check, traders reported this month. Meanwhile, strong wood pulp… You must be logged in…


Nine Dragons buys another US mill

ND Paper LLC, a subsidiary of China’s Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd., has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with OTM Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of CVG Inc. to… You must be logged in…


Ox Industries to make bid on Carthage Paperboard

WNYF-TV reported that Ox Industries, a family-owned company out of Pennsylvania, wants bankrupt Carthage Specialty Paperboard, of Carthage N.Y., in its portfolio. In business for 20 years, the company operates… You must be logged in…




Port of Long Beach sets traffic record

October 9, 2018 The Port of Long Beach, Calif. closed out the 2018 fiscal year having handled 8,000,929 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) during the previous 12 months, the most ever,… You must be logged in…


Paper Excellence buys Catalyst Paper

By Ken McEntee Several months after selling its U.S. paper mills to a subsidiary of China-based Nine Dragons Paper, Catalyst Paper Corp. has been sold to Paper Excellence Canada Holdings… You must be logged in…



Casella acquires two New York companies

Casella Waste Systems Inc., a regional vertically integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, has acquired the assets of WeCare Waste & Recycling LLC and Valley Sanitation. Both… You must be logged in…