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Predictions for the Global Pulp and Paper Industry in 2022

Similar to 2020, the Pulp and Paper industry underwent some significant changes in 2021—some expected, some unexpected. However, despite the uncertainty every year brings, our predictions from last year were pretty spot on. Some of those predictions included accelerated capital flow into packaging and allied segments, the rise of pulp prices off the bottom following a year of lows, and the opportunities environmental regulations have […]

Grass corrugated cardboard

Grass corrugated cardboard is the new sustainable trend in the packaging industry. Justifiably! As an alternative to plastic packaging and as a complement to existing corrugated cardboard products, grass corrugated cardboard is a packaging material perfectly suited to today’s still plastic-rich consumer world. Made 100 percent from grass paper, grass corrugated cardboard can be processed […]

Raw Materials For Papermaking

Here the Raw Materials or Cellulosic Raw Materials for papermaking are used interchangeably and only the Cellulosic Raw Material are discussed. Cellulosic/fibrous raw material are broadly divided between wood and nonwood.   Almost 90% of virgin fibers come from woody plants. In more and more region of world, recycled fiber is becoming major source of papermaking […]

Typical Paper densities

Paper density is a paper product’s mass per unit volume. The density can be calculated by dividing the grammage of paper by its caliper. The “ISO 534:2011, Paper and board — Determination of thickness, density and specific volume” indicates that the paper density is expressed in grams per cubic centimeter.  

Printing Methods For Custom Packaging

The different printing methods for custom packaging can help your brand stand out from the competition and create memorable unboxing experiences for your consumers. When your brand starts to explore custom packaging, you might feel overwhelmed by the options you have. With printing alone, there are so many choices to be made – whether you […]

Corrugated Rules And Regulations

CARRIER RULES: Corrugated boxes can be used to ship products by air, truck or rail, or by a combination of means for extra fast delivery known as inter-modal overnight. Carriers impose packaging rules in exchange for accepting liability for the articles they transport . Carriers reserve the right to refuse articles they consider inadequately packaged. […]

Paper Void Fill Vs. Air Pillows

  When it comes to eliminating the void space inside boxes and cartons, there are a lot of options out there. Two of the most popular void fill solutions are paper and air pillows. Both of these cushioning products provide numerous benefits to your packaging operations, but there are also a few challenges you should be aware of […]

ISO and US CUT Paper Sizes

ISO PAPER SIZES The Series A is used for Standard Printing and Stationery. The Series B is used for Posters, Wall-Charts etc. A SERIES mm × mm Inch × Inch B SERIES mm × mm Inch × Inch A0 841 × 1189 33.11 × 46.81 B0 1000 × 1414 39.37 × 55.67 A1 594 × […]

What is bleaching of pulp ?

The objective of pulp bleaching is to produce white pulp. Unbleached pulp is not suitable for manufacturing of high grade of white paper. Since all the processing pulp brightness is very low, especially Kraft pulp. The sulfate pulping process produces comparatively bright chemical pulp, while the others pulping process such as kraft, soda and semi-chemical […]

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 […]