Articles by Ken McEntee

Economy: Retail sales slowed in July

Retail sales slowed during July as retailers continued to face supply chain disruptions, the National Retail Federation (NRF) reported. “July retail sales showed slight deceleration in spending, but nothing to… Thank you for checking us…



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Intermodal rail traffic up 1.5 percent

U.S. railroads originated 1.07 million containers and trailers in July 2021, a gain of 1.5 percent compared to the same month last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported.… Thank you for checking us…




Coated Groundwood

Pactiv Evergreen to exit coated groundwood business

Pactiv Evergreen, of Lake Forest, Ill., said it will permanently cease production of coated groundwood paper at its Pine Bluff, Arkansas mill, thereby exiting the coated groundwood business. Pactiv said… Thank you for checking us…


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Intermodal rail traffic up 3 percent

U.S. intermodal rail volume during the week ending July 24, 2021 was up 2.6 percent compared to the same time period a year ago, the Association of American Railroads (AAR)… Thank you for checking us…



Casella

Casella acquires Willimantic Waste Paper Co.

Casella Waste Systems Inc., a regional vertically integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company located in Rutland, Vermont, has acquired Willimantic Waste Paper Co. Inc., of Willimantic, Connecticut.… Thank you for checking us…