American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) release of its reconsidered Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) rule.Read more
he International Corrugated Packaging Foundation has announced that Paul Vishny, who retired as counsel of AICC earlier this fall, is being nominated for induction into ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders. ICPF’s Circle of Distinguished Leaders recognizes and honors exceptional individuals and leaders in the industry.Read more
A new study shows the corrugated industry continues to dramatically decrease its use of wax coatings. In 2013, the industry used 39 percent less wax than in 2002, when wax usage was first measured. The reduction brings the total waxed corrugated volume to just below 3 percent of total corrugated volume produced in 2013 compared to 5 percent of total volume in 2002.
If you look closely you can see some say Fusion Paperboard. Sound familiar? Well yes that's where the workers came from and where the bins came from as well.
News8 first met Mike D'Auria when Fusion Paperboard announced it was closing down the Sterling plant and laying off 140 workers. He had hoped to continue a recycling program he started at Fusion and keep some co-workers working.Read more