Total European shipments of graphic papers in September 2021 were UP 5.8% vs. September 2020 and are UP 5.1% year-to-date.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - August 2021
Total European shipments of graphic papers in August 2021 were UP 16.3% vs. August 2020 and are UP 5.0% year-to-date.
American Forest & Paper Association Releases September 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly Report
According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased four percent in September compared to September 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased one percent in September compared to the same month last year.
Australian corrugated market lifted 3.3% in 2020-21
Latest analysis shows Australia’s consumption of corrugated packaging paper lifted 3.3% to a new record 1.443 million tonnes in 2020-21. Demand increased a total 45,000 tonnes, headlined by Kraftliner consumption which rose to an all time high of 555,000 tonnes.
American Forest & Paper Association Releases Q3 2021 Boxboard Monthly Report
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2021 Boxboard Monthly report.
American Forest & Paper Association Releases September 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its September 2021 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report.
American Forest & Paper Association Releases Q3 2021 Containerboard Quarterly Report
WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2021 Containerboard Quarterly report.
Pandemics, packaging and the pulp and paper sector
The future of packaging has never looked so multi-faceted as environmentally conscious consumers continue to inspire a creative shift in our traditionally, conservative sector. But before we look at what’s to come, let’s first acknowledge the seismic changes and lasting impact that the pandemic has already had on our industry.
Stability, growth, and innovation on horizon for specialty papers market, new Smithers data says
LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – September 20, 2021 – Accounting for 25.09 million tonnes in 2021, the specialty papers market is dynamic and will present multiple lucrative diversification opportunities across the next five years.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - July 2021
Total European shipments of graphic papers in July 2021 were UP 10.6% vs. July 2020 and were UP 3.6% year-to-date.
Functional and barrier coatings for paper and board packaging market worth $7.84 billion in 2021, according to new Smithers report
LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – September 16, 2021 – Increasing use of sustainable packaging will add an extra $2.1 billion to the global market for functional and barrier coatings for paper and board packaging over the next five years.
Has the pandemic changed customer behaviour permanently in tissue?
As we start to emerge from Covid-19, many aspects of people’s lives are being transformed. McKinsey & Company’s Oskar Lingqvist, Gregory Vainberg, Daniel Nordigarden and Emily Roeper discuss how ways to serve customers are changing fundamentally, and what this means for tissue companies in the post-pandemic world.
AF&PA Releases July 2021 Reports
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in July decreased one percent compared to July 2020. They were up two percent when compared to the same seven months of 2020.
New BIR report highlights increase in proportion of paper and board made from recovered fibre
Worldwide, production of recovered fibre fell from just over 250 million tonnes in 2018 to less than 244 million tonnes in 2019. However, global production of paper and board using recovered fibres held steady at just below 211 million tonnes.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - May 2021
Total European shipments of graphic papers in May 2021 were UP 27.3% vs. May 2020 and are down 2.5% year-to-date.
AF&PA Releases June 2021 Reports
Total containerboard production in June increased nine percent compared to June 2020. It was up five percent when compared to the same six months of 2020.
European paper industry delivers on emission reduction and recycling commitments
With the slowing down of the European economy and the sanitary restrictions, European paper and board consumption decreased by 5.3% in 2020 compared to 2019, totalling 71 million tonnes.
Current Containerboard Market Conditions In North America: Part 3
The corrugated marketplace remains very strong; the US containerboard and box market is up 5.5% over last year and the increase sits even higher in Canada at 8.5%
Folding carton packaging market set to boom to $172 billion in 2026
LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – June 15, 2020 – The global market for folding cartons will be $136.7 billion in 2021, and as the market recovers from COVID-19 disruption global demand will reach $172.0 billion in 2026.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - April 2021
Total European shipments of graphic papers in April 2021 were UP 13.9% vs. April 2020 and are down 8.0% year-to-date.
AF&PA Releases May 2021 Reports
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in May increased five percent compared to May 2020. They were up two percent when compared to the same five months of 2020.
Paper mills foresee higher OCC prices this year
Major recovered paper end users anticipate paying more for feedstock as 2021 progresses, according to recent statements from company executives. Mill operators also shared updates on their recycled fiber capacity expansions.