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Retail OCC

Retail growth continues for fourth month

A strong rebound in apparel led a continuing V-shaped recovery from the pandemic as retail sales accelerated their rate of growth in September and marked the fourth straight month of… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: OCC stable as China era near the end

By Ken McEntee Unless the Chinese government makes an unexpected U-turn, the China era of driving the U.S. scrap paper markets is just about at its end. Traders reported that… Thank you for checking us…


Kamine OCC

BIR: Halfway through a roller coaster year

The year started well for recovered paper markets, but primarily due to the reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand and prices began to weaken, Jean-Luc Petithuguenin, Paper Division president for… Thank you for checking us…



Greif to increase recycled paperboard prices

Greif Inc. said it will implement a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB), effective with shipments beginning May 18, 2020. Greif also announced… Thank you for checking us…


Sonoco

Sonoco to raise recycled paperboard price

Sonoco said it will implement a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) in the U.S. and Canada, effective with shipments beginning May 13,… Thank you for checking us…


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…


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…