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The Market: OCC shortages likely, traders say

By Ken McEntee Old corrugated container (OCC) demand and prices continued to rise in mid-March. However, with businesses shut down across the country and populations in many states and municipalities… Thank you for checking us…

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River Valley Paper

Recycler does “180” on paper bins

Akron, Ohio-based River Valley Paper announced last week that it was going to remove its paper and corrugated (OCC) collection bins from various municipally-owned locations in Strongsville, Ohio. A day… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: OCC soars; market still precarious

By Ken McEntee Recovered paper suppliers this month continued to celebrate unexpectedly strong markets for old corrugated containers (OCC) both in North America as well as in Asia. Dealers, however,… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: New year brings better prices – for now

By Ken McEntee The new year started well for recovered paper suppliers, as long-awaited price increases were reported for old corrugated containers (OCC), sorted office paper (SOP) and some other… Thank you for checking us…



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Turkey may gobble up more paper

During the next three to four years, Turkey could provide a home for a significant proportion of Europe’s recovered fiber surplus, according to Ercan Yurekli, of TUDAM, the national association… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: Weak pulp market drags white grades

By Ken McEntee Although a couple sources reported that Sorted Office Paper (SOP) was beginning to show improvement this month, prices for the grade generally trickled further downward. The average… Thank you for checking us…


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When will the paper markets get going again?

The latest quarter maintained the same momentum as its predecessor – demand is flat and the reel market has failed to mirror its level of 2018, reported Jean-Luc Petithuguenin, of… Thank you for checking us…