The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced that 65.7% of paper consumed in the United States was recycled in 2020, maintaining a recycling rate that has been consistently high for over a decade.
North Pacific Paper Company (NORPAC) announced the arrival of a new state-of-the-art drum pulper that will produce recycled packaging papers from waste material previously sent to China, helping to solve a major environmental challenge while supporting local jobs.
Leipa Group appoints Mike Petersen as Head of Sales Packaging Paper, effective May 1, 2021. In this capacity, Mr. Petersen will report to Leipa Group’s Chief Sales Officer, Dr. Fabian Gaus.
The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) and Sonoco Europe have signed an agreement which provides a UK-wide recycling solution for paper containers with metal ends, through ACE UK’s Bring Bank collection scheme.
Modern Karton, the largest manufacturer of cardboard packaging and packaging paper in Turkey, recently signed a contract with Voith for the extension and modernization of its existing OCC line. Within the scope of the contract, Voith will also supply a new stock preparation line for pulp and recovered paper.