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U.S. containerboard capacity reaches record

U.S. containerboard capacity increased 1.5 percent in 2019, reaching a record 40.3 million tons, the American Forest & Paper Association reported while releasing its 60th annual industry Survey of Paper,… Thank you for checking us…

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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…


Valmet containerboard machine

Indian containerboard mill orders new machine

Sri Andal Paper Mills, of Tamil Nadu, India, has ordered a new recycled containerboard line, announced Valmet, which will supply the machine. The machine, which will produce up to 220,000… Thank you for checking us…


IP Rome Georgia

IP still assessing mill fire

International Paper continues to assess damage from a Saturday night fire at its linerboard mill in Rome, Ga., a company spokesman said. “It will take time before we can share… Thank you for checking us…


Sun Paper

Shandong Sun Paper kills Arkansas linerboard project

China’s Shandong Sun Paper Co. has terminated its $1.8 billion linerboard mill project in Arkadelphia, Ark. Andrzej Bednarski, international project director for Shandong Sun, notified Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and… Thank you for checking us…



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Waste Management officially opens Laval, Quebec MRF

Waste Management Inc. this week officially opened a new materials recovery facility (MRF) in Laval, Que. Operating for the past few months, the new MRF can process up to 50,000 metric tonnes annually of recyclable…


Pile of Scrap

Top election issue: What to do with the pizza box?

The biggest issue of the 2020 presidential elections is what to do with used pizza boxes, joked John Sacco, president of Sierra International Machinery, opening a recent podcast interview with… Thank you for checking us…


Tissue

Marcal to reopen this month

Rob Baron, president and CEO of Marcal Paper, said the New Jersey mill will return to regular papermaking operations sometime this month, less than a year after the mill was… Thank you for checking us…