June 2020


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Dumbest idea of 2020: Cardboard baseball fans

By Ken McEntee Perhaps the dumbest idea of the year that wasn’t initiated by a professional politician, DS Smith is looking to sell cardboard people to Major League Baseball and other professional sports leagues to…


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U.S. rail traffic down 13 percent

U.S. weekly rail traffic was down 13 percent during the week ending June 20, 2020 relative to the same period a year earlier, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported.… Thank you for checking us…




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U.S. rail traffic down 15 percent

U.S. rail traffic was down 15 percent during the week ending June compared to the same time a year earlier, the American Association of Railroads (AAR) reported. Total U.S. traffic… Thank you for checking us…


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Containerboard production for export up 42 percent

U.S. containerboard production through May was up 6 percent compared to the same period last year, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) said. Releasing its monthly containerboard report, AF&PA… Thank you for checking us…




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Greif shuts down Alabama recycling mill

By Ken McEntee Greif Inc. said it has permanently closed its uncoated recycled board (URB) mill in Mobile, Ala. as part of its commitment to optimize its URB mill network. The closure of Mobile’s No….