July 2020

Saica

Saica to build first U.S. plant in Ohio

Spain-based Saica Group, one of the largest European players in the development and production of recycled paper for corrugated packaging, said it is establishing its first North American facility in… Thank you for checking us…


railroad traffic

U.S. rail traffic down 9 percent

U.S. weekly rail traffic was down 8.5 percent during the week ending July 18, 2020 compared to the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads said. Total traffic… Thank you for checking us…


EPA grant aims to reduce paper waste

The U.S. EPA has issued a Multipurpose grant (MPG) to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources to analyze and review Underground Injection Control (UIC) permits. The state has developed a… Thank you for checking us…


Kamine OCC

BIR: Halfway through a roller coaster year

The year started well for recovered paper markets, but primarily due to the reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand and prices began to weaken, Jean-Luc Petithuguenin, Paper Division president for… Thank you for checking us…



medium

Containerboard production up 1 percent in June

U.S. containerboard production in June increased one percent compared to June 2019, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) reported. Production was up five percent when compared to the same… Thank you for checking us…



DS Smith

DS Smith appoints new managing director for recycling

Rogier Gerritsen has been named managing director of DS Smith‘s Recycling Division. Gerritsen will be responsible for managing about 6 million tons of paper for recycling annually at company plants… Thank you for checking us…


May’s retail rebound may signal end of recession

The economic downturn brought on by the government reaction to Covid-19 has officially been declared a recession, but National Retail Federation (NRF) Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said it’s possible that… Thank you for checking us…