Articles by Ken McEntee

Containerboard mill planned in Utah

By Ken McEntee A new 1,000 ton-per-day 100-percent recycled containerboard mill has been announced for the Salt Lake City, Utah area. Crossroads Paper, a new company that is building the… This content is accessible to…


Cascades wins Orchids assets

Cascades has won the auction to acquire assets of Orchids Paper Products in proceedings before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Cascades said the transaction, which… This content is accessible to…




U.S. packaging papers shipments down 7 percent

U.S. shipments of packaging papers in May were down 7.2 percent compared to May 2018 and down 2.4 percent year-to-date, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced today. AF&Pa said bag and sack shipments…


Containerboard production drops 6 percent in May

U.S. containerboard production decreased 6 percent in May 2019 compared to May 2018 and was down 4.5 percent year-to-date, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced today. The average daily production compared to April…


Indonesia relaxes contamination standards

The Indonesian government said it will adopt ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries) standards for imported recovered paper, ISRI said. The decision marks an easing of a previous announcement that… This content is accessible to…