Tag Archives: bleached cardboard

UPM in Final Phases of Construction on Its Eucalyptus Pulp Mill in Uruguay

UPM is finalizing the construction works of the greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill in Uruguay and enters the final phases of the project. The start-up of the 2.1 million tonne/year mill near Paso de los Toros is expected by the end of the first quarter of 2023. While the project work continues intensively, the finalization of […]

PCA Temporarily Idles Paper Mill in Jackson, Alabama

The Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) paper mill in Jackson announced to its employees last week a layoff of virtually all of its 400-plus workers and a temporary idling of the mill. PCA issued this brief statement through the Jackson mill: “Due to economic conditions and lower demand for our products, we have temporarily laid […]

Russian Dairy Union proposed to introduce state distribution of cardboard

Soyuzmoloko, the Russian union of milk producers , proposed to the government to distribute the food cardboard produced in the country among packers. The proposal was made on June 9 at a meeting of the State Duma Committee on Agrarian Issues. As explained on the website of Soyuzmoloko, having information about the projected volumes of […]

Corrugated Vs. Cardboard Boxes: What’s The Difference?

If you pay attention, you’ll find corrugated and cardboard boxes or materials just about everywhere. Companies far and wide use these materials to package and ship their items, meaning households across the nation bring them into their homes on a regular basis. In 2018, nearly 1.9 billion people purchased goods online. By 2021, that number is expected […]

Metsä Board plans to purchase all shares in Hämeenkyrön Voima from Pohjolan Voima

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, plans to purchase from Pohjolan Voima Oyj all the shares it owns in Hämeenkyrön Voima Oy, and thereby consolidate its local operations in the Kyröskoski mill area. The transaction is subject to e.g. the decisions of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Pohjolan Voima Oyj to redeem Pohjolan Voima Oyj’s […]

One of Ukraine’s largest paper and cardboard producers eyes massive expansion in years to come

Kiev Cardboard and Paper Mill (KKBK), one of Ukraine’s largest paper and cardboard producers will invest over 20 million euros in the development of new capacities on the territory of the Verkhnedneprovsky powerful radio engineering plant. As Interfax-Ukraine reported, citing on the head of the company Vladimir Krupchak, the first products are expected to be […]

Pandemic will continue to stimulate demand for paper packaging in Russia

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ecology issue create conditions for a further growth of production of paper packaging both in Russia and Western markets, according to recent statements, made by producers and analysts.   In regard of Russia, according to the Russian Association of Paper Producers (Bumprom), which unites Russian pulp and paper players, in […]