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US containerboard inventories jump 147,000 tons in August to their highest level for the month in eight years

By Will Mies Tue, Sep 17, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2013 (RISI) -US box shipments remained sluggish in August and containerboard inventories at box plants and mills jumped by nearly 147,000 tons as mills ran at close to 100% of capacity, according to the latest Fibre Box Assn. and American Forest & Paper Assn statistics released today.

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Dura-Fibre launches 100% recycled folding carton substrate, EcoEarth

By Tue, Sep 17, 2013

MENASHA, WI, Sept. 17, 2013 (Press Release) -As part of their expanding folding carton line, Dura-Fibre has launched EcoEarth, an environmentally friendly packaging solution made from 100% recycled materials. EcoEarth is FSC certified and offers an ideal balance of durability, printability and sustainability.

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SKG to upgrade recycled containerboard PM 1 at Roermond mill in Netherlands

By Irina Van den Neste Tue, Sep 17, 2013

BRUSSELS, Sept. 17, 2013 (RISI) -Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has revealed details of its Euro 40 million ($53 million) investment in its recycled containerboard Roermond mill in the Netherlands.

The firm is set to upgrade its 225,000 tonne/yr PM 1 and fit it with a new rewinder.

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Nine Dragons testing new PMs with 650,000 tonnes/yr of recycled containerboard capacity in Fujian, China

By Rita Yao Mon, Sep 16, 2013

SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2013 (RISI) -Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) has started trials runs on two recycled containerboard PMs with a combined capacity of 650,000 tonnes/yr at a greenfield site in Quanzhou city, Fujian province.

Their startup has raised its total recycled containerboard capacity to 9.98 million tonnes/yr.

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KapStone’s newly acquired Longview, WA, mill passes one million safe hours worked

By Fri, Sep 06, 2013

LONGVIEW, WA, Sept. 6, 2013 (Press Release) -KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation's mill in Longview, Wash., recently eclipsed one million safe hours worked and now has its sights set on surpassing the two million safe hours worked milestone, one day, one decision at a time.

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