IP laments reduced containerboard exports

The North American industrial packaging business and domestic box demand remains strong, but International Paper‘s first quarter industrial packaging sector is expected to see lagging revenue because of lower containerboard… You must be logged in…



Mick Barry elected NRC chair

The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) has elected Mick Barry, president of Mid America Recycling, Des Moines, Iowa, as chairman of its 2018-2019 board of directors. Barry has been actively involved… You must be logged in…


California bill aims to stop paper receipts

A California legislator has introduced a bill that would force retailers to offer digital receipts instead of paper receipts. Customers would still be able to request a paper receipt. The… You must be logged in…


Greif to acquire Caraustar Industries

Greif Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Caraustar Industries in a cash transaction valued at $1.8 billion. Caraustar is a major producer of recycled paperboard and packaging… You must be logged in…



U.S. rail traffic up 3 percent from last year

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending December 8, 2018. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 570,225 carloads and… You must be logged in…