Corrugated Packaging

Chemicals Play Key Role in Food Packaging

Chemicals are vital ingredients for modern-day papermaking; however, as the transition takes place from plastic to more fiber-based packaging, the role chemistry plays has become even more important. Mark Rushton sat down with Reetta Strengell, director of R&D and technology, Kemira.

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Solenis Growth Addresses Industry Trends

Solenis continues to focus on growth by developing value-added chemicals, process solutions, and monitoring and control systems for water-intensive industries.

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The Trade War Threat Looms

RISI’s annual North American forest products outlook conference showed a strong industry—but some outside threats could pose a challenge.

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Will China’s Recovered Paper Problem Become Your Problem?

TEDD POWERS, FISHER INTERNATIONAL China imports millions of tons of recovered paper (RCP) each year for the production of paper and packaging products vital to its economy. Along with that recovered paper is a lot of unusable waste, including glass and plastic, which ends up in landfills. We estimate that China sends 25 million tons of waste paper product to ...

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