Domtar Kingsport TN

Domtar video explains containerboard

Following up on last month’s announcement that it will convert its uncoated freesheet paper mill in Kingsport, Tenn. to produce recycled linerboard and corrugating medium, Domtar posted the following educational short video about containerboard.


packaging boxes

Sonoco to divest Europe packaging business

Sonoco has signed an agreement to sell its Europe contract packaging business to Prairie Industries Holdings, a Wisconsin-based contract packaging and contract manufacturing firm backed by The Halifax Group, a… Thank you for checking us…


OCC Old Corrugated Containers

Nine Dragons starts new OCC line

Nine Dragons Paper, China’s largest containerboard producer, has started a new BlueLine old corrugated (OCC) stock preparation system in conjunction with the new Paper Machine No. 41 at Nine Dragon’s… Thank you for checking us…


SBS

WestRock to reduce SBS capacity

WestRock Co. plans to reduce its solid bleached sulphate (SBS) mill system production capacity by 200,000 tons by shutting down one paper machine at its Evadale, Tex. mill. The shutdown… Thank you for checking us…




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U.S. containerboard production up 4 percent

U.S. containerboard production through the end of August was up 4 percent compared to the same time last year, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) said in its August 2020 Containerboard Monthly Report. Total…


railroad traffic

U.S. rail traffic down from last year

U.S. weekly rail traffic was down 10 percent during the week ending September 12 compared to the same time a year ago, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported. Rail… Thank you for checking us…


GP recycling cups

GP mills accepting mixed paper bales

Georgia-Pacific is now accepting mixed paper bales that contain single-use polyethylene (PE)-coated paper cups at its recycled paper mills in Green Bay, Wisc. and Muskogee, Okla. GP said the development… Thank you for checking us…


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Wilmington Paper named an Exporter of the Year

Wilmington Paper Corp., a Pine Brook, N.J. family-owned business specializing in creating recycling management programs in folding carton and converting plants around the globe, has been named an Exporter of… Thank you for checking us…