This brought total containerboard production for 2014 to 35.4 million tons, up 1.8% from a year ago.
US containerboard mills ran at 94.7% of capacity in December, up slightly from 94.3% in November and 90.3% a year ago, AF&PA reported.Read more
The mill's revamped 5-m wide PM is set to be launched in the second half of February, the firm said.Read more
Iggesund Paperboard announces an upgrade to its flagship product, Invercote. From summer 2015 the bestselling paperboard in the Invercote family, Invercote G, will feature a lightly coated reverse side.Read more
Greg Pallesen, vice president of the Association of Paper and Pulp Workers, said the liquid packaging and fiber line portions of the plant are most likely to be affected. The union represents about 450 workers at the Longview plant.Read more
The webpage and video are available at:http://www.paperrecycles.org/recycling-resources/what-is-recyclable-Read more
Some of you have heard by now that the long time COO of Vanguard Packaging, Steve Martin passed away Christmas morning from a heart attack. Needless to say, it was a massive shock to everybody in the Vanguard family and now we are saddled with not only the grief of losing a co-worker and friend but also the chore of reorganizing the Vanguard leadership team with no advance notice.Read more