OCC

India’s Astron starts new machine

Astron Paper & Board Mill Ltd., in Halvad, Gujarat, has begun commercial production of recycled Kraft paper on its new No. 2 paper machine, with a capacity of 36,300 short… You must be logged in…


The Market: OCC remains stable; SOP prices strong

By Ken McEntee Despite continued strong demand from domestic mills, continued curtailments on exports have kept old corrugated (OCC) prices in check, traders reported this month. Meanwhile, strong wood pulp… You must be logged in…



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…