Tag Archives: cardboard boxes

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 […]

Selenginsky pulp and paper mill eyes to become leading paper and cardboard producer in Russian Siberia

Selenginsky pulp and paper mill (SCCC), one of Russia’s largest paper mills, located in Buryatia Republic will be modernized with the cost of the project more than RUB2 billion (US$26 million), according to press service of the government of the republic. The main purpose of the planned modernization is to improve the quality of finished […]

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 […]

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 […]

Perm Pulp and Paper Mill eyes to become leading paper and cardboard producer in Russia

The Perm Pulp and Paper Mill (PPPM), one of Russia’s leading paper and cardboard producers, plans to significantly strengthen its positions in the domestic market that will be achieved by an increase of its output and expansion of its range, according to recent statements, made by sources close to the company and some local media […]

South African Paper Recycling Industry Sees Upswing in Demand for Paper Fibre

South Africa’s paper recovery rate is 68.5% with 1.2 million tonnes of recyclable paper products diverted from landfills during 2019, according to Anele Sololo, general manager of RecyclePaperZA, the paper recycling Association of South Africa. “Although the paper recovery rate was slightly down in 2018, the same tonnage was diverted from landfill at 1.2 million […]