Articles by Ken McEntee

Sonoco

Sonoco to add recycled board machine, close another

Sonoco said it will invest $83 million to strengthen its uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) mill system in the United States and Canada while exiting the corrugated medium business by the… Thank you for checking us…



Greif completes sale of Consumer Packaging Group

Greif Inc. has completed its previously announced divestiture of the Consumer Packaging Group (CPG) business for $85 million in cash to Graphic Packaging Holding Company. Graphic Packaging will acquire seven… Thank you for checking us…


PCA to take downtime in Alabama

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) said it plans to temporarily idle both paper machines and the sheet-converting operation at its Boise Paper mill in Jackson, Ala for the months of… Thank you for checking us…



Plastics Wars

Plastics recycling featured on Frontline

In the years since the plastics industry mounted a recycling push, it’s estimated that no more than 10 percent of plastic produced has ever actually been recycled, according to Frontline, from the Public Broadcasting Service….





No relief funds for China, legislation demands

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) today introduced legislation that would prevent any funds appropriated by the U.S. Congress, including coronavirus relief funds, from being distributed to businesses owned by the Chinese government. The “No CHINA (Chinese…