Articles by Ken McEntee



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Port of Long Beach sets traffic record

October 9, 2018 The Port of Long Beach, Calif. closed out the 2018 fiscal year having handled 8,000,929 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) during the previous 12 months, the most ever,… Thank you for checking us…


Paper Excellence buys Catalyst Paper

By Ken McEntee Several months after selling its U.S. paper mills to a subsidiary of China-based Nine Dragons Paper, Catalyst Paper Corp. has been sold to Paper Excellence Canada Holdings… Thank you for checking us…



Casella acquires two New York companies

Casella Waste Systems Inc., a regional vertically integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, has acquired the assets of WeCare Waste & Recycling LLC and Valley Sanitation. Both… Thank you for checking us…


Flooding shuts Sonoco operations

Due to unprecedented flooding from Hurricane Florence, Sonoco‚Äôs paper mill operations in Hartsville, S.C., have been shut down temporarily, the company said. Certain operations remain flooded and have experienced damage… Thank you for checking us…


New York recycler guilty in OCC scam

A New York man pleaded guilty of under-reporting the weight of old corrugated (OCC) he recycled on behalf of a supplier, by which he was able to steal more than… Thank you for checking us…


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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… Thank you for checking us…