Containerboard


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Containerboard production for export up 42 percent

U.S. containerboard production through May was up 6 percent compared to the same period last year, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) said. Releasing its monthly containerboard report, AF&PA… Thank you for checking us…


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Greif shuts down Alabama recycling mill

By Ken McEntee Greif Inc. said it has permanently closed its uncoated recycled board (URB) mill in Mobile, Ala. as part of its commitment to optimize its URB mill network. The closure of Mobile’s No….


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April containerboard production up 7 percent

U.S. containerboard production in April increased 7 percent compared to April 2019, the American Forest & Paper Association reported. Production (AF&PA) also was up seven percent when compared to the… Thank you for checking us…


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OCC prices ‘way more’ than Cascades expected

By Ken McEntee While recovered paper prices escalate and generation dwindles, Cascades said it has sufficient raw materials to meet production requirements. However, said CEO Mario Plourde, the price increases… Thank you for checking us…


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U.S. containerboard capacity reaches record

U.S. containerboard capacity increased 1.5 percent in 2019, reaching a record 40.3 million tons, the American Forest & Paper Association reported while releasing its 60th annual industry Survey of Paper,… Thank you for checking us…


Valmet containerboard machine

Indian containerboard mill orders new machine

Sri Andal Paper Mills, of Tamil Nadu, India, has ordered a new recycled containerboard line, announced Valmet, which will supply the machine. The machine, which will produce up to 220,000… Thank you for checking us…


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Industrial Opportunity Partners acquires Midwest Paper

By Ken McEntee Private equity firm Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has acquired Midwest Recycled and Coated Containerboard Mill LLC (Midwest Paper), a recycled containerboard mill headquartered in Combined Locks, Wisc. Terms of the transaction were…


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U.S. containerboard production down

U.S. containerboard production in November decreased 1 percent compared to November 2018, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) reported. Production was down 4 percent when compared to the same… Thank you for checking us…