May 2021

Mixed paper

First quarter marked by rising recovered paper prices

The first quarter of 2021 was marked by increased prices for most recovered paper grades, followed, in many cases, by a downward adjustment due to logistical problems that curtailed exports,… Thank you for checking us…





Mondi Kraft White Top

Mondi begins white top linerboard production

The U.K.-based Mondi Group said its #19 paper machine at Ru┼żomberok, in Slovakia, has begun delivering Kraft Top White, an innovative and sustainable new recycled containerboard grade, to customers in… Thank you for checking us…


OCC Old Corrugated Containers

OCC consumption reaches record in 2020

By Ken McEntee U.S. mill consumption of old corrugated containers (OCC) reached a record level of nearly 22.8 million tons last year, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) reported.… Thank you for checking us…



The Market: OCC prices continue to rise in May

By Ken McEntee Despite ocean shipping interruptions that are keeping a lot of tonnage onshore, old corrugated container (OCC) prices continue to rise in the U.S. Several major publicly traded… Thank you for checking us…



Domtar

Domtar acknowledges acquisition talks

Domtar Corp. acknowledged that its management has been involved in discussions with Paper Excellence about a potential sale to the “Canadian” company that is financially based in the Netherlands and… Thank you for checking us…