December 2019



railroad traffic

Rail traffic down as year-end draws near

For the week ending December 14, U.S. rail traffic was down 8.5 percent compared to the same time last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported. Total U.S. weekly… Thank you for checking us…


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U.S. containerboard production down

U.S. containerboard production in November decreased 1 percent compared to November 2018, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) reported. Production was down 4 percent when compared to the same… Thank you for checking us…


November boxboard production declines

U.S. boxboard production in November decreased 2 percent compared to November 2018, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) reported. Production was down 1 percent when compared to the same… Thank you for checking us…


Ahlstrom-Munksjö

Ahlstrom-Munksjö receives OK compost certification

Finland-based Ahlstrom-Munksjö has received the OK compost Home and OK compost Industrial certifications from TÜV Austria for its Cristal and Cristalline ranges of transparent papers. OK compost Home and OK compost Industrial certifications confirm that…


Cascades Greenpac

Cascades increases ownership in Greenpac

Cascades Inc. said it is increasing its stake in Greenpac Holding, a state-of-the-art lightweight containerboard mill in Niagara Falls, N.Y., by exercising its option to purchase the interest held by… Thank you for checking us…


New-Indy to convert mill to virgin linerboard

By Ken McEntee New-Indy Containerboard, a manufacturer and supplier of recycled containerboard for the corrugated box industry, announced plans to establish operations in Catawba, S.C. at a recently-acquired pulp and… Thank you for checking us…