Wax Corrugated Falls Below 3 Percent

A new study shows the corrugated industry continues to dramatically decrease its use of wax coatings. In 2013, the industry used 39 percent less wax than in 2002, when wax usage was first measured.

Corrugated Industry Usage of Wax Coatings Drops

A new study shows a dramatic decrease in the corrugated industry’s use of wax coatings since 2002. The 33 percent decline in waxed corrugated is attributed to the development of recyclable alternatives.

CPA Approves IPS Testing Experts for Corrugated Recyclability Protocol

The Corrugated Packaging Alliance protocol technical team has approved IPS Testing Experts to perform the testing protocol outlined in the Voluntary Standard for Repulping and Recycling Corrugated Fiberboard. The protocol is used to certify the repulpability and recyclability of wax alternatives for corrugated products that have been treated to improve performance in the presence of water and water vapor.