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US containerboard inventories drop by 40,000 in November for third consecutive decline as mills run at 90.8% and box shipments remain flat

By Will Mies Mon, Dec 16, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2013 (RISI) -US box shipments remained relatively flat in November while containerboard inventories declined for the third month in a row, according to the latest industry statistics released today.

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International Paper says coated board investment project at Kwidzyn mill in Poland on track for Q1 2014 completion

By Mon, Dec 16, 2013

BRUSSELS, Dec. 16, 2013 (Press Release) -International Paper announced today that its exciting investment project at the Polish Kwidzyn mill is progressing well on time. The company disclosed earlier this year its plans for a substantial investment in the mill to further enhance its product quality and service platform for the coated board market in EMEA.

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Pratt Industries opens new material recovery facility in Columbus, GA

By Sun, Dec 15, 2013

CONYERS, GA, Dec. 12, 2013 (Press Release) -Pratt Industries has officially opened its new material recovery facility (MRF) in south Georgia.

The state-of-the-art plant, which replaces a smaller recycling center the city had operated nearby, is the result of a unique partnership between the public and private sectors.


KapStone Paper and Packaging sets two-for-one stock split to increase liquidity

By Wed, Dec 11, 2013

NORTHBROOK, IL, Dec. 11, 2013 (PRNewswire) -KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a two-for-one (2:1) split of the Company's common stock at today's regularly scheduled board meeting. The stock split will be structured in the form of a stock dividend.

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International Paper, RockTenn mildly positive about their 4Q US box shipments at investor event this week

By Will Mies Fri, Dec 13, 2013

OAKLAND, Dec. 13, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Executives from International Paper (IP) and RockTenn (RKT), the two largest North American containerboard producers, presented mildly positive comments on fourth quarter containerboard and corrugated box market conditions at an investment conference this week.


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