Boxboard: Graphic sets yearend California CRB mill shut; 4th to close since 2015

OAKLAND, CA, Sept. 8, 2017 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -In another consolidation move, Graphic Packaging will close its coated recycled paperboard (CRB) mill in Santa Clara, CA, by yearend, eliminating a fourth mill in the sector since 2015. The company cited the mill's high-cost structure compared to its lower-cost mills in the Midwest.

The closure of the 137,800 tons/yr mill will cut 6% of North American CRB capacity and almost 13% of the company's CRB capacity, which reached 1.02 million tons/yr following its 2015 acquisition of Cascades' CRB mills in East Angus and Jonquiere, QC. It closed the Jonquiere mill ...

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