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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…


Smurfit Kappa rejects IP for the second time

For the second time this month, Smurfit Kappa has said no to a proposal from International Paper. Kappa’s board said it received a revised proposal from IP on Thursday evening, March 22 2018, which “fails…





Weakened OCC outlook expressed by Sonoco

By Ken McEntee Sonoco’s outlook for old corrugated container (OCC) prices appears to have weakened since the beginning of the year, although it remains strong, according to CEO Jack Sanders.… You must be logged in…


Graphic Packaging expects lower OCC prices

By Ken McEntee Graphic Packaging anticipates Midwest Old Corrugated Container (OCC) prices to average $15 to $20 less per ton in 2018 compared to 2017. Stephen R. Scherger, senior vice… You must be logged in…