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Top 3 trends impacting the containerboard market through 2020
Corrugated, Trends

Top 3 trends impacting the containerboard market through 2020

Technavio’s latest report on the containerboard market in North America provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020.  The top three emerging trends driving the containerboard market in North America according to Technavio’s research analysts are: 1)    Growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions 2)    Demand for premium […]

Amazon celebrates “Frustration-Free Packaging” but consumers still voice concerns
Corrugated, News

Amazon celebrates “Frustration-Free Packaging” but consumers still voice concerns

Amazon is marking a tenth holiday season since the launch of its “Frustration-Free Packaging”, designed to reduce waste with easy-to-open recyclable packaging. This is however tempered by frequent complaints criticising both over-packaging and even under-packaging. The e-retailer was recently blasted for using up to 45ft of paper packaging to protect a wall calendar. Paradoxically, it was […]

Corrugated industry makes strides in reducing environmental impact
Corrugated, Innovation, Sustainability

Corrugated industry makes strides in reducing environmental impact

A new life-cycle assessment from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance notes advancements made between 2006 and 2014 in GHG reduction, recovery rates, water usage, and more.   The Corrugated Packaging Alliance has released a new U.S. corrugated industry life-cycle assessment (LCA), which shows the corrugated industry’s environmental progress. “The LCA results demonstrate the efforts our mills and converting facilities are […]