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Types of Corrugated Boxes

Corrugated board is widely used in the packing industry. The main advantages are lightness, recyclability, and low cost. This makes the material the best choice to produce containers devoted to the shipping of goods. Furthermore, examples of structure design based on corrugated boards can be found in different fields. Structural analysis of paperboard components is […]

Total U.S. Boxboard Production Decreased Three Percent in Q4 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q4 2022 U.S. Boxboard report. According to the report, total boxboard production in Q4 decreased 3% compared to Q4 2021, but 2022 production was up 1% when compared to the same 12 months of 2021. The boxboard operating rate was 87.8%, down when compared to […]

ABB launches newest generation of LW bending tester

ABB has enhanced its L&W Bending Tester with new features to deliver easier and more reliable operator-independent bending resistance and stiffness measurements. The L&W Bending Tester, which measures resistance to bending in paper and packaging, is a standalone benchtop instrument featuring a large touchscreen with a user-friendly interface and improved post-processing for ease-of-use and instrument […]

HS Timber sells its pellet distribution company in Austria

HS Timber Group GmbH announces the sale of PelletsOne GmbH to RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG. The closing for the purchase was completed on 20 January, 2023 following approval by the relevant competition authority. The parties agreed not to disclose the contractual details. PelletsOne is a direct sales company for pellets in Austria, based in Wiener […]

Sinclar Group announces temporary production curtailments at lumber operations

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. announced it is curtailing its lumber operations at Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, Lakeland Mills in Prince George, and Nechako Lumber Co. in Vanderhoof, for two weeks, effective January 30th. “There are factors outside of our control that are having a detrimental impact on our business,” said Sinclar […]

China’s imports of wood chips grow 18% in 2022

In 2022, China’s imports of wood chips expanded 18% year-on-year to 18.5 million tonnes. The value of imports increased 46% to $4.0 billion. Average price of wood chips grew 24% to $218 per tonne. Vietnam’s share amounted to 57% of China’s total wood chips imports in 2022. Vietnam is China’s biggest wood chips supplier with […]

Joining forces: Optimized stock preparation portfolio from Voith and Toscotec for tissue production

For more than two years now, the Italian company Toscotec has been a subsidiary of Voith and since then has been serving the business with new lines and major rebuilds in the tissue paper sector for the entire Voith Group. As a result, intensive cooperation began, which among other things resulted in an optimized BlueLine […]

Domtar’s Kingsport Mill resumes operation; produces first containerboard roll

Domtar’s Kingsport Mill recently produced its first 100% recycled containerboard. The milestone marks the culmination of a two-year, $350 million investment project to convert the former uncoated freesheet paper mill into Domtar’s first 100% recycled packaging facility. “This is a monumental day for Domtar that marks our official entry into the containerboard market,” said Steve Henry, […]

Mondi celebrates eight WorldStar Awards for outstanding packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper solutions, has received eight awards in five categories at this year’s WorldStar Global Packaging Awards. The WorldStar Awards recognize the best ideas, innovations, and technologies on the market, with a focus on sustainability, product protection, and end-user convenience. They are open to entries from packaging companies […]

In November, price for wood pellets exported from U.S. dips 1.0%

In November 2022, the average price for the wood pellets exported from the U.S. slipped 1.0% compared to the previous month at $174 per ton, according to Analytics. The exports of wood pellets from the U.S. contracted 9% year-on-year to 694.2 thousand tonnes in November. This is 31% more than a year ago when it […]