Articles by Ken McEntee

Nine Dragons to buy West Virginia mill

The Chinese continued their foray into the North American paper business by signing a definitive agreement to purchase Resolute Forest Products‘ recycled pulp mill in Fairmont, W.Va. ND Paper, a… You must be logged in…




Wyden calls for WestRock investigation

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) has called on the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate reports that WestRock Co., mandated that buyers of its Newberg, Ore.… You must be logged in…


OCC tightening in some markets, Kappa says

By Ken McEntee Old corrugated container (OCC) prices remained relatively low during the first half of the year, but prices are showing signs of tightening in American markets, Smurfit Kappa executives said during a second…


WestRock projects decline in OCC prices

By Ken McEntee WestRock anticipates recycled fiber prices to drop during the third quarter relative to July levels, executives said during the company’s second quarter earnings call. “Recycled fiber costs… You must be logged in…



New Mexican machine will use OCC, mixed paper

Copamex has contracted with Voith Paper to install a BlueLine stock preparation system for its Paper Mill No. 5 conversion in Anáhuac, Chihuahua, México. Voith said the system will reliably… You must be logged in…


National Sword: Raising the quality standards

By Rick Zettler National Sword has the industry finding new markets, searching for equipment solutions to meet tightening purity standards The recycling industry is in the midst of a seismic market shift. The world’s largest…