OCC



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.… This content is accessible to…


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… This content is accessible to…


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… This content is accessible to…


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… This content is accessible to…


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… This content is accessible to…



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… This content is accessible to…