October 2018

Justice Department clears WestRock-KapStone deal

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared WestRock Co.’s acquisition of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. through Whiskey Holdco Inc., the companies announced. As this was the last antitrust approval… Thank you for checking us…



Scrap Magazine Equipment Focus: Paper Sorting

China‚Äôs import policy changes have closed off some markets for recovered fiber and raised the quality requirements of others. A variety of new separation technologies are offering MRFs hope that… Thank you for checking us…


Beverage carton recycler hopes for big expansion

By Ken McEntee Updated from an earlier article The Des Moines, Iowa-based ReWall Company, which turns recycled food and beverage cartons, mixed paper and plastic into environmentally friendly building materials,… Thank you for checking us…


ReWall to open Colorado plant

The DesMoines, Iowa-based ReWall Company, which turns recycled food and beverage cartons into environmentally friendly building materials, said it will open a new facility in Colorado that will expand end… Thank you for checking us…



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… Thank you for checking us…


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… Thank you for checking us…


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… Thank you for checking us…


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… Thank you for checking us…