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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…


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…





Nine Dragons to acquire Catalyst mills

ND Paper LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd., has signed a definitive agreement with Catalyst Paper Corp. to acquire Catalyst’s Rumford, Maine and Biron, Wisc. paper… You must be logged in…


NWRA asks Pence to intercede on China

The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) has asked for Vice President Mike Pence’s help in working with China on that country’s restrictions on importation of recyclables. A letter to… You must be logged in…


Chinese mill orders new containerboard line

An unnamed Chinese mill in Zhejiang Province, China, has ordered a new recycled containerboard line, announced Valmet Oyj, the vendor that will supply the equipment. Valmet said the high-speed board… You must be logged in…


Chinese scrap policy creates global market ripples

China’s new policies regulating the importation of scrap paper and other recyclables has pushed down prices and caused international exporters to seek alternative markets, according to traders reporting national market… You must be logged in…