Tag Archives: cardboard industry

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 […]

Revenue of the leading paper and cardboard manufacturing companies in France in 2020

In 2020, the leading paper and cardboard-producing company in France based on revenue was Smurfit Kappa Cellulose du Pin. The company had more than 333 million euros in revenue that year. In second place that year was Sylvamo France SA, with nearly 324 million euros in revenue.

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 […]

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 […]

Ukrainian war will likely halt planned investments in the Russian forest industry

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to impact global trade in the coming months. Increased sanctions against trading with Russia and difficulty with financial transactions will probably interrupt and re-direct shipments of forest products throughout the world, according to Wood Resources International LLC (WRI). As a result, trade with Russia will likely decline, impacting long-established […]

Measuring and testing equipment for quality and process control of pulp and paper at Acotepac 2022

Paper manufacturers today strive to recover from a battered economy, achieve better sustainability practices, and improve production processes and results. Specialized testing equipment, such as those from emtec Electronic, address common issues in quality and process control, such as gluing and coating abilities, reliable haptic measurement, and resource waste. Many devices will be onsite at […]