OCC

The Market: New year brings better prices – for now

By Ken McEntee The new year started well for recovered paper suppliers, as long-awaited price increases were reported for old corrugated containers (OCC), sorted office paper (SOP) and some other… Thank you for checking us…




Sonoco projects OCC decline in May

By Ken McEntee April 18, 2019 The dive in old corrugated container (OCC) prices is likely to continue in May, said Robert Tiede, president and CEO of Sonoco Products Co.… Thank you for checking us…


Cascades new Latte collection includes OCC

Cascades Inc. has launched its Latte collection of paper towels, toilet paper and facial tissue within the Cascades PRO Select and Cascades PRO Perform brands. The new line is manufactured… Thank you for checking us…


IP laments reduced containerboard exports

The North American industrial packaging business and domestic box demand remains strong, but International Paper‘s first quarter industrial packaging sector is expected to see lagging revenue because of lower containerboard… Thank you for checking us…


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… Thank you for checking us…


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… Thank you for checking us…



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…