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Recycled containerboard prices poised to rise on low stocks, improved market dynamics

By Irina Van den Neste Thu, Jul 25, 2013

BRUSSELS, July 25, 2013 (PPI Europe) -Recycled containerboard prices remained largely stable in July across Europe after some erosion in early June. The levels are poised to increase soon, however, as all major producers have unveiled plans for price hikes of up to Euro 50/tonne from August.

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Rengo starts revamp of linerboard PM 6 at its consolidated subsidiary Marusan Paper in Japan

By Tue, Jul 23, 2013

OSAKA, Japan, July 22, 2013 (Press Release) -Rengo Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka; President & CEO: Kiyoshi Otsubo) announces that construction work has begun, as previously planned, to renew a containerboard (linerboard) machine at its consolidated subsidiary Marusan Paper Mfg. Co., Ltd.


Graphic Packaging to raise unbleached kraft paperboard prices by $50 on Sept. 1

By James McLaren Tue, Jul 23, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2013 (RISI) -Graphic Packaging has informed customers it will increase prices on all its solid unbleached sulfate (SUS) paperboard, also called coated unbleached kraft (CUK), by $50/ton effective with shipments on or after Sept. 1, according to industry sources.


MeadWestvaco sets $50 price increase on coated unbleached kraft paperboard for Sept. 1

By James McLaren Thu, Jul 18, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2013 (RISI) -MeadWestvaco has informed customers of a $50/ton price hike on its grades of coated unbleached kraft (CUK) paperboard effective Sept. 1, according to market contacts.

The increase follows a mostly successful price increase in March-May that lifted prices by $45 of an announced $50.


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PPC participates in 2013 Forest Products Industry Fly-In to discuss key issues for forest products industry with legislators at Capitol Hill

By Tue, Jul 16, 2013

On June 19, 2013, Lou Kornet, representing the Government Affairs Advisory Committee at the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the 2013 Forest Products Industry Fly-In sponsored by the American Forest &Paper Association (AF&PA) and the American Wood Council (AWC). In attendance were joint PPC and AF&PA member companies Clearwater Paper Corporation, Graphic Packaging International, Inc., Georgia-Pacific LLC, MeadWestvaco Corp., International Paper, and PaperWorks Industries, Inc.

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Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions receives $75,000 incentive for energy efficiency at Wisconsin paperboard mill

By Mon, Jul 15, 2013

Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions announced that the Newark Wisconsin Paperboard Mill received a Focus on Energy incentive in excess of $75,000 for energy efficiency from the state of Wisconsin.

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Stora Enso receives approval from Chinese authorities for its integrated pulp and board project in Guangxi, China, to start building BM

By Fri, Jul 19, 2013

HELSINKI, July 19, 2013 (Press Release) -Stora Enso has received the requisite project approval for the integrated pulp and board project in Guangxi, southern China, from the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).


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