Posted: April 2nd, 2013 | Author: Pascal Blanc | Filed under: Commodities, Packaging, Paper | Tags: corrugated paper, corrugated paper 2013, corrugated paper forecast, corrugated paper price | No Comments »
The corrugated paper prices increased in the cost of virgin containerboard grades for kraftliner brown, white-top kraftliner and semi chemical fluting grades announced by Metsä and Mondi earlier this month in Europe are in line with John Hall‘s article on Corrugated Prices: Hike Unlikely.
In the U.S. prices will remain level or rise slightly, says Elizabeth Baatz, Economist at Alertdata.com. Average product prices are expected to rise less than 1% during the first quarter of 2013 from the previous quarter, ending at about 2.5% higher than the same quarter in 2011.
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Posted: October 12th, 2012 | Author: Tom Bowers | Filed under: Best practices, CSR in purchasing, Greening the Supply Chain, Negotiating with Suppliers, Paper, What's Happening in Our Profession | Tags: Best practices, CSR, paper | No Comments »
Disney has made a new commitment to ensure the Company’s operations and those of its licensees minimize their consumption of paper and maximize their use of recycled content.
The paper sourcing and use policy recognizes the urgency of addressing deforestation, especially in Indonesia and means they will be eliminating paper connected to the destruction of endangered forests and animals.
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Posted: June 13th, 2012 | Author: Pascal Blanc | Filed under: Commodities, Paper | Tags: cardboard, paper | No Comments »
Pulp and paper production will decline this year while paper and cardboard export prices will remain stable, the Finnish Forest Research Insitute (METLA) wrote in a recent study.
METLA stresses that paper demand will remain weak this year in the EU regions most important for the exports of Finnish forest products.
“So far we see no solution to the debt and crisis in the eurozone and the euro area should remain at a zero growth rate this year, at best,” says METLA.
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