Tag Archives: recovered paper

Kingsport team marks milestones as packaging conversion project progresses

Bales, a boat and a bridge dedication have each played a part in the conversion of Domtar’s Kingsport Mill this spring, as the company has continued to meet important milestones on its way to machine startup.   The company’s first 100-percent recycled packaging facility should be completed by the end of the year and will […]

Global recovered paper market reaches $46.4B

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Recovered Paper – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings. In 2021, the global recovered paper market was finally on the rise to reach $46.4B after three years of decline. The market value increased at an average […]

US RCP Market Stays Firm On Rising Demand & Price

For a decade prior to 2017, China was the main buyer of US recovered paper. This was especially true in OCC as Chinese orders became the barometer of the market. The ban from imports by the Chinese government thereafter made some market analysts feel that US RCP market would undergo a period of instability. However, […]

Waste Paper Grades

A Aseptic Packaging Aseptic Packaging shall include assorted drinking box containers, The material it self contains laminates of paper, poly & metal foil. Aseptic Packaging and Gable-Top Cartons Grade #52 Consists of liquid packaging board containers including empty, used, polyethylene (PE) coated, printed one-side aseptic and gable-top cartons containing no less than 70% bleached chemical […]

Distribution of U.S. recovered paper and paperboard utilization 2019, by type

This statistic shows the distribution of the utilization of recovered paper and paperboard in the United States in 2019. In that year, around 8.4 percent of all recovered paper and paperboards was recycled into tissue.

Progroup plans RDF power plant next to paper mill in Sandersforf-Brehna

Progroup is planning to build a state-of-the-art refuse-derived fuel (RDF) power plant right next to its high-tech paper factory PM3. It will supply a large share of the process heat and electricity for PM3 in the future. For this purpose, waste materials from the company’s own production and from the region will be thermally utilized. […]

Delta Variant Upsets Paper Industry In Dongguan

The new and most contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is now upseting social lives and creating great difficulties to business in Southern China’s Guangdong Province. Latest reports from Dongguan – a municipality north of Shenzhen where the variant was earlier detected – said that transportation of inbound raw materials and outbound products of factories was […]

New recycled pulping operation launches at Old Town division

In commemoration of Earth Day, ND Paper announces the launch of a new recycled pulping operation at its Old Town Division. This innovative new production line will produce approximately 200 metric tons per day of unbleached recycled pulp.  Using patent-pending, proprietary technology, the line will consume regionally sourced recovered paper, primarily old corrugated containers, as […]

Recycled Pulp Import Picks Up Momentum in china

Data released by China Customs showed China imported nearly 320,000/mt of paper-grade recycled pulp in the first two months of 2021, surging +43.12% from the same period of 2020! In January alone, over 170,000/mt were shipped into the country and shipment arrivals could have been even higher, were there not a week-long holiday break in […]

Saica receives subsidies for investing in French containerboard mills

Spanish integrated packaging producer Saica has secured funds for investments it is planning at two French containerboard mills. Modernizations will be implemented at the Laveyron and Vénizel sites, sources report. Saica will get subsidies from the government’s industrial investment promotion fund, which the company plans to use for several upgrades to its containerboard mill.   […]