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Industry watch offers a look into the latest trends, newest innovations and new product development taking in the pulp and paper industry around the globe.

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US paper, paperboard capacity edged down in 2008

Manik Seth
U.S. paper and paperboard capacity edged down 0.8% in 2008 to 96.3 million tons, according to the American Forest & Paper Association's 49th Annual Survey of Paper, Paperboard, and Pulp Capacity. Last year's decline was just slightly below the 1.0% long-term trend rate of contraction recorded from 2001 through 2007. Cumulatively, paper and paperboard capacity has declined 7.3% since its
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14 area schools in U.S. collected 824 tons recyclable paper worth $105,000 in a year

Manik Seth
The Recovered Fiber Group (RFG) of Caraustar Industries and Domtar Corporation celebrated the 10th year of paper recycling partnership with 14 area schools in Texas and Arkansas by presenting a check totaling $105,211 to be shared among the participating schools. The dollar amount reflected school-based collections of approximately 824 tons of recyclable paper over the past 12 months, an increase
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