OCC

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… You must be logged in…


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… You must be logged in…




Fire breaks out at Cleveland recycling plant

Bales of cardboard caught fire today at a recycling center on Cleveland’s West Side. The fire started shortly after 1 p.m. at Royal Oak Recycling. Fire investigators believe a piece of paper became stuck in…




ONP load rejected for OCC content

By Ken McEntee Amidst unsubstantiated rumors of major loads of scrap paper being turned away at Chinese ports, at least one rejection, characterized by China Inspection and Quarantine (CIQ) as “very serious,” was reported last…