OCC tightening in some markets, Kappa says

By Ken McEntee Old corrugated container (OCC) prices remained relatively low during the first half of the year, but prices are showing signs of tightening in American markets, Smurfit Kappa executives said during a second…


WestRock projects decline in OCC prices

By Ken McEntee WestRock anticipates recycled fiber prices to drop during the third quarter relative to July levels, executives said during the company’s second quarter earnings call. “Recycled fiber costs… Thank you for checking us…



New Mexican machine will use OCC, mixed paper

Copamex has contracted with Voith Paper to install a BlueLine stock preparation system for its Paper Mill No. 5 conversion in Anáhuac, Chihuahua, México. Voith said the system will reliably… Thank you for checking us…


National Sword: Raising the quality standards

By Rick Zettler National Sword has the industry finding new markets, searching for equipment solutions to meet tightening purity standards The recycling industry is in the midst of a seismic market shift. The world’s largest…



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Rail traffic up 4 percent

Weekly rail traffic in the U.S. was up 4.1 percent during the week ending June 16, 2018 compared to the same time last year, the Association of American Railroads (AAR)… Thank you for checking us…