Ilkka Kuusisto, Vice President Asia, Fisher International
Old corrugated containers (OCC) are the main fiber raw material for corrugating materials, brown boxes used mainly for transport packaging. The market is growing globally, but it is also changing. Asian emerging markets have now become the leading paper consumers with half the global paper production and the lion’s share of global investment. But they remain short of fiber even more than before. This article looks at some of these changes and what they mean to the paper industry.