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North American/European Containerboard Capacity Declines

Has growth in this sector finally reached its peak? Containerboard demand took the pulp and paper industry by storm in 2020 and 2021. Various factors, from increased sustainability initiatives to a booming e-commerce sector thanks to pandemic lockdowns, fueled the need for mills to continuously up containerboard capacity. In fact, there was a roughly 10 percent increase (about 20 million ...

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COVID-19 Has Created New Opportunities for Tissue and Towel

BRUCE JANDA The coronavirus pandemic has touched all parts of the global forest supply chain and has brought new visibility into the pulp and paper industry (P&P) in particular. In North America and Europe, the P&P sector has been front-page news since the widespread run on toilet paper that took place from March through June. To meet the surge in ...

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